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For today, Stock-Callers.com takes a closer look at the following Apparel Stores equities: Tailored Brands Inc. (NYSE: TLRD), Francesca's Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: FRAN), The Children's Place Inc. (NASDAQ: PLCE), and The Buckle Inc. (NYSE: BKE). According to a study carried out by Moody's, the US Apparel industry will experience a steady performance in 2017, with Apparel sales expected to increase by 6% to 8% due to direct-to-consumer selling and exposure in the international market. Operating profit is also forecasted to accelerate by 5% to 7% in the year ahead due to foreign exchange and excess inventory. Register now and get full and free access to our downloadable research reports on these stocks at:
Shares in Houston, Texas-based Tailored Brands Inc. saw a drop of 2.09%, ending Wednesday's trading session at $25.82. The stock recorded a trading volume of 919,241 shares. The Company's shares have surged 42.29% in the last one month, 69.36% over the previous three months, and 83.54% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 32.00% and 62.95% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Moreover, shares of Tailored Brands, which operates as a specialty apparel retailer in the US, Puerto Rico, and Canada, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 62.37.
On December 8th, 2016, research firm Mizuho upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Buy' while revising its previous target price from $17 a share to $25 a share.
On December 13th, 2016, Tailored Brands announced the appointment of Jack Calandra as executive Vice President, CFO, and Treasurer, effective January 03, 2017. Mr. Calandra will oversee corporate finance, accounting, treasury and investor relations. He will also serve on the Company's executive committee and report to Tailored Brand's President and CEO, Doug Ewert. Access our complete research report on TLRD for free at:
Houston, Texas headquartered Francesca's Holdings Corp.'s stock declined 2.00%, closing the day at $18.14 with a total trading volume of 581,477 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 9.61% in the past month, 17.64% in the previous three months, and 4.19% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 3.71% above its 50-day moving average and 20.31% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Francesca's Holdings, which through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail boutiques, have an RSI of 45.36.
On December 6th, 2016, Francesca's Q3 2016 net sales increased 15% to $119.5 million from $103.7 million in Q3 2015. Gross profit, as a percent of net sales, increased to 48.2% in Q3 2016 from 46.6% in Q3 2015. The Company's diluted earnings per share were $0.26 for Q3 2016, a 63% increase over Q3 2015 diluted earnings per share of $0.16.
On December 6th, 2016, research firm Mizuho reiterated its 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $15 a share to $18 a share. The complimentary research report on FRAN can be downloaded at:
On Wednesday, shares in Secaucus, New Jersey-based The Children's Place Inc. recorded a trading volume of 321,373 shares. The stock ended the day 1.52% lower at $100.55. The Company's shares have advanced 26.28% in the previous three months and 83.91% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 9.31% and 22.93%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Children's Place, which sells apparel, accessories, footwear, and other items for children; and designs, contracts to manufacture, and sells merchandise under the proprietary The Children's Place, Place, and Baby Place brand names, have an RSI of 48.61.
On November 17th, 2016, Children's Place reported that net sales increased 3.9% to $473.8 million in Q3 2016. The Company's net income was $44.2 million, or $2.36 per diluted share, in Q3 2016, compared to net income of $38.5 million, or $1.88 per diluted share, in Q3 2015. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and get access to the latest PDF format report on PLCE at:
Kearney, Nebraska headquartered The Buckle Inc.'s stock rose 0.44%, finishing yesterday's session at $23.05 with a total trading volume of 389,395 shares. The Company's shares are trading below their 50-day moving average by 0.61%. Shares of the Company, which operates as a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women in the US, have an RSI of 45.22.
On December 6th, 2016, Buckle's Board authorized a $0.75 per share special cash dividend to be paid to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 13th, 2017. The Board also authorized a $0.25 per share quarterly dividend to be paid to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 13th, 2017. Both the dividends are payable on January 25th, 2017. Download your free research report on BKE at:
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