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5 Profitable Dividends Apparel Stocks With Encouraging Inventory Trends

Stock quotes in this article: CHS, CTAS, FL, GPS, MW

 

4. Cintas Corporation Provides corporate identity uniforms and related business services in North America and Latin America, Europe, and Asia. Market cap at $5.25B, most recent closing price at $42.0. Dividend yield at 1.52%.

MRQ net profit margin at 7.3% vs. 6.75% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.253 vs. 0.246 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.927 vs. 1.952 y/y.

Revenue grew by 3.36% during the most recent quarter ($1,051.33M vs. $1,017.18M y/y). Inventory grew by -13.74% during the same time period ($241.7M vs. $280.21M y/y). Inventory, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 18.9% to 15.86% during the most recent quarter (comparing 3 months ending 2012-08-31 to 3 months ending 2011-08-31).

 

5. Chico’s FAS Inc. Operates as a specialty retailer of casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing gift items. Market cap at $3.01B, most recent closing price at $18.11. Dividend yield at 1.16%.

MRQ net profit margin at 6.54% vs. 4.92% y/y. MRQ sales/assets at 0.391 vs. 0.368 y/y. MRQ assets/equity at 1.441 vs. 1.447 y/y.

Revenue grew by 18.22% during the most recent quarter ($636.66M vs. $538.55M y/y). Inventory grew by -5.39% during the same time period ($234.2M vs. $247.53M y/y). Inventory, as a percentage of current assets, decreased from 45.54% to 35.32% during the most recent quarter (comparing 13 weeks ending 2012-10-27 to 13 weeks ending 2011-10-29).

 

 

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