$0.36 EPS Expected for Gildan Activewear Inc. (GIL); Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust Has 1.35 Sentiment

April 19, 2018 - By Marie Mckinney

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Analysts expect Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE:GIL) to report $0.36 EPS on May, 2 after the close.They anticipate $0.03 EPS change or 7.69% from last quarter’s $0.39 EPS. GIL’s profit would be $74.96 million giving it 20.45 P/E if the $0.36 EPS is correct. After having $0.31 EPS previously, Gildan Activewear Inc.’s analysts see 16.13% EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.14% or $0.04 during the last trading session, reaching $29.45. About 6,168 shares traded. Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE:GIL) has risen 7.13% since April 19, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 4.42% the S&P500.

Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust (BCX) investors sentiment increased to 1.35 in 2017 Q4. It’s up 0.32, from 1.03 in 2017Q3. The ratio improved, as 35 investment professionals increased or started new holdings, while 26 decreased and sold equity positions in Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust. The investment professionals in our database reported: 36.53 million shares, up from 35.67 million shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment professionals holding Blackrock Resources & Commodities Strategy Trust in top ten holdings increased from 0 to 1 for an increase of 1. Sold All: 8 Reduced: 18 Increased: 24 New Position: 11.

Gildan Activewear Inc. manufactures and sells apparel products in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. The company has market cap of $6.13 billion. It operates in two divisions, Printwear and Branded Apparel. It has a 18.29 P/E ratio. The Printwear segment designs, makes, sources, and distributes undecorated activewear products, including T-shirts, fleece, and sport shirts under Gildan, Gildan Performance, Anvil, Comfort Colors, American Apparel, Alstyle, and New Balance brands.

Among 14 analysts covering Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE:GIL), 7 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 50% are positive. Gildan Activewear Inc. had 38 analyst reports since August 4, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Buy” rating and $3200 target in Friday, July 7 report. The company was maintained on Tuesday, September 26 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Friday, October 20 by BMO Capital Markets. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, December 8 by Goldman Sachs. The company was downgraded on Monday, October 26 by DA Davidson. Scotia Capital maintained Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE:GIL) on Tuesday, August 4 with “Outperform” rating. Zacks downgraded Gildan Activewear Inc. (NYSE:GIL) on Monday, August 31 to “Hold” rating. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of GIL in report on Monday, June 19 with “Buy” rating. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Buy” rating in Thursday, August 3 report. The firm has “Sector Perform” rating by National Bank Canada given on Friday, August 4.

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