Gildan is one of the world's leading manufacturers of apparel, socks, and legwear. The company ranks amongst the largest vertically integrated manufacturers of apparel and socks. It is one of the largest domestic consumers of U.S. cotton and produces enough yarn to circle the globe more than 600 times every day.

Gildan’s portfolio of brands consists of Gildan, Goldtoe, Anvil, Secret, Comfort Colors, Silks, etc. The company has a large geographic footprint extending to Canada, the US, Asia, Mexico, Central America, and the Caribbean Basin.

Gildan has a presence across the entire value chain and controls almost every step in the process, from raw materials to finished garments. It operates through seven yarn spinning facilities, seven textile facilities, a garment dyeing facility, 12 sewing facilities, four sock/ sheer manufacturing facilities and distribution centers serving 55 countries worldwide.

Stock Chart & Metrics

  • Ticker: TSE:gil
  • Sector: Consumer Cyclical
  • Industry: Apparel Manufacturing
  • Market Cap: 8.48B
  • Market Cap Group: Mid Cap
  • P/E: 13.84
  • Dividend Yield: 2.06%


The competitive landscape is important as they compete for the same business. Below is the list of competitors in the same industry. While not displayed, a number of metrics you can also use to evaluate your picks are the Chowder Score, the Relative Strength Index (RSI), the Graham Number, and the Piotroski F-Score.

Ticker Ticker Company Market Cap P/E Yield Aristocrat Graph SectorID IndustryID
GIL TSE:GIL Gildan Activewear 8.48 13.84 2.06 NO 1 3 15
VFC NYSE:VFC V.F. Corporation 6.45 0.00 2.17 YES 1 3 15

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Gildan Activewear - FAQ

What is the stock ticker for Gildan Activewear?

The stock ticker for Gildan Activewear is TSE:gil.

Is Gildan Activewear a good stock to buy?

You need to consider your investment strategy and how TSE:gil can fit in your portfolio.

The current dividend income score of 3/10 and dividend growth score of 3/10. Those 2 metrics together should help you decide the fit for your portfolio. Be it for income or for growth.

Is Gildan Activewear a Buy, Sell or Hold?

The Dividend Snapshot Opportunity Score of 40 out of 100.

The score reflects the strength of a buy signal but it does not show a sell signal if it's low. The higher the better.

A sell signal is more difficult as it often relies on the reason you bought the stock in the first place.

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