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5 Profitable Dividends Apparel Stocks With Encouraging Inventory Trends


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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