G-III Apparel Group Ltd. (GIII): Today's Featured Consumer Non-Durables Winner

The consumer non-durables industry closed the day down 3%. China Xiniya Fashion ( XNY), Joe's Jeans Inc ( JOEZ), Mannatech Inc ( MTEX), and Tandy Brands Accessories ( TBAC) were all winners today within the consumer non-durables industry with G-III Apparel Group ( GIII) being today's featured consumer non-durables winner. G-III Apparel Group rose 69 cents (2.9%) to $24.54 on average volume. Throughout the day, 209,844 shares of G-III Apparel Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 248,000 shares.

G-III Apparel Group, Ltd., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, imports, and markets a range of outerwear and sportswear apparel to retailers primarily in the United States. G-III Apparel Group has a market cap of $461 million and is part of the consumer goods sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 8.1, equal to the average consumer non-durables industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 32.1% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates G-III Apparel Group as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and impressive record of earnings per share growth. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including poor profit margins and weak operating cash flow.

On the negative front, Boise Inc ( BZ), K-Swiss Inc ( KSWS), Mercer International Inc ( MERC), and Xerium Technologies Inc ( XRM) were all losers within the consumer non-durables industry with Under Armour Inc ( UA) being today's consumer non-durables industry Loser Spotlight stock.

For investors not wanting singular stock exposure, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the consumer non-durables industry could consider Consumer Staples Select Sector SPDR ( XLP) while those bearish on the consumer non-durables industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

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