Today's Research on Quiksilver, Hanesbrands, PVH Corp., Ralph Lauren, and American Apparel

Apr 19, 2013, 08:00 ET from

LONDON, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Markets closed lower for their penultimate trading session for the week. Mixed trend in earnings reports and higher jobless claims data weighed the stocks down. Our research team tracked consumer goods sector and followed major companies in the Textile - Apparel Clothing industry such as Quiksilver Inc. (NYSE: ZQK), Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI), PVH Corp. (NYSE: PVH), Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE: RL), and American Apparel Inc. (NYSE: APP). StockCall professionals have completed their technical analysis on ZQK, HBI, PVH, RL, and APP and these free reports are accessible by registering at  

Quiksilver Inc. made a downward movement with 1.02 percent loss in Thursday's trading session. The company's stock ended at $5.85 and its highest price point for the session stood at $6.06, which is close to its 52 weeks high price of $6.83. In the past 12 months, the stock has gained 58.97 percent while its YTD gains stand at 42.34 percent. Quiksilver trades at beta of 2.73, which implies high volatility. It traded 1.45 million shares during the session, in comparison to its regular daily volume of 1.94 million shares. Sign up for the free technical research on ZQK at

Hanesbrands Inc. traded in the range of $45.34 and $46.22 in its latest trading session and ended the day at $45.77, down 0.67 percent. The stock's 52 weeks range stands at $24.64 and $49.48. Hanesbrands has gained 64.11 percent of its value in the past 12 months, while it gained 30.85 percent on a YTD basis. The stock is in a bullish mode and may find its first support level at $45.46. It is trading below its 20-day moving average of $45.83. Be sure to read our latest technical research on HBI by registering at

In-line with the upward trend shown by broad market indices, PVH Corp.'s stock finished 0.86 percent lower at $103.85, with volume down from daily average of 1.26 million to 923,969 shares. The stock is down so far in 2013 with its year-to-date loss at 4.04 percent. However, the stock currently shows a neutral trend which is further confirmed by the stock's MACD chart. The company has its first support level at $103.52. Sign up and read the complimentary report on PVH at

Ralph Lauren Corp extended its 52 weeks loss by closing 0.72 percent lower. The stock ended its Thursday's session at $167.35, while its highest price point for the session stood at $169.05. It traded 381,355 shares, up from its average daily volume of 559,198. Ralph Lauren traded in the range of $134.29 and $179.90 in the past 52 weeks and currently it is trading near its high price point. The company commands market capitalization of $15.18 billion and it reported its latest EPS at $7.62. The company's stock is down 2.99 percent in the past 52 weeks. The free report on RL can be downloaded by signing up now at

American Apparel Inc. ended its latest trading session at $1.87, down 2.09 percent from its previous close. With its latest downward movement, the stock is now up 94.71 percent on a YTD basis, while its 52 weeks gain stands at 87 percent. The stock oscillated in the range of $1.85 and $1.99 during yesterday's session. It traded 219,961 shares and shows a neutral trend. The stock may touch $1.95 in the coming trading sessions. Upon breaching this level, its next resistance level is at $2.37. Free report on APP can be accessed by registering at

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