Gildan Activewear Inc

Find Ratings Reports
GIL : NYSE : Consumer Goods
$30.7 -0.74 | -2.35%
Today's Range: 30.49 - 31.46
Avg. Daily Volume: 569700.0
06/28/17 - 4:02 PM ET

Financial Analysis

GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR INC's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 has increased when compared to the same period a year ago. The company managed to grow both sales and net income at a faster pace than the average competitor in its industry this quarter as compared to the same quarter a year ago. GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR INC has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.64 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained unchanged from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. To learn more visit

Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)665.36593.29
EBITDA ($mil)138.79111.83
EBIT ($mil)99.5477.13
Net Income ($mil)83.5263.23

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)58.0553.45
Total Assets ($mil)3152.342974.68
Total Debt ($mil)771.0584.01
Equity ($mil)2091.542095.17

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin34.2732.21
EBITDA Margin20.8518.84
Operating Margin14.9613.0
Sales Turnover0.840.0
Return on Assets11.630.0
Return on Equity17.540.0
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio5.685.47
Interest Expense5.672.95
Interest Coverage17.5626.17

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)226.77238.37
Div / share0.090.08
Book value / share9.228.79
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume565924.0802250.0


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 28.77 for the Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.75. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 3.40 indicates a premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.09 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.17. The price-to-sales ratio is well above both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, GILDAN ACTIVEWEAR INC proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GIL 19.95 Peers 28.77   GIL 11.54 Peers 16.68

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

GIL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

GIL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GIL 16.93 Peers 19.61   GIL 1.40 Peers 2.02

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

GIL is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

GIL trades at a significant discount to its peers.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
GIL 3.40 Peers 5.17   GIL 503.84 Peers 12.44

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

GIL is trading at a significant discount to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

GIL is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
GIL 2.67 Peers 2.07   GIL 347.86 Peers 17.80

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

GIL is trading at a significant premium to its industry.


Higher. A sales growth rate that exceeds the industry implies that a company is gaining market share.

GIL has a sales growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.



Latest Stock Upgrades/Downgrades