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Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Gildan Activewear Inc (GIL)-Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description-A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.

- Corporate strategy-Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.

- SWOT Analysis-A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.

- Company history-Progression of key events associated with the company.

- Major products and services-A list of major products, services and brands of the company.

- Key competitors-A list of key competitors to the company.

- Key employees-A list of the key executives of the company.

- Executive biographies-A brief summary of the executives' employment history.

- Key operational heads-A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.

- Important locations and subsidiaries-A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.

- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years-The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.

- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods-The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Gildan Activewear Inc. (Gildan) manufactures and markets basic family apparel. The company's product portfolio comprises T-shirts, sport shirts, fleece, socks, underwear, hosiery and shapewear. Gildan markets its products under different brands such as Gildan, Anvil, Gold Toe, Secret, Silks, Comfort Colors and Therapy Plus. The company also has licenses for the Under Armour, New Balance and Mossy Oak brands. The company sells its products in print wear markets in North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Latin America. It also manufactures for selected leading global athletic and lifestyle consumer brands. The company owns and operates manufacturing facilities in the US, Canada, Honduras,and Bangladesh. Gildan is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

Gildan Activewear Inc Key Recent Developments

Dec 29,2017: Gildan Activewear plans to close Mass. dyeing plant, cut 90 jobs

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 3

List of Tables 4

List of Figures 4

Section 1-About the Company 5

Gildan Activewear Inc-Key Facts 5

Gildan Activewear Inc-Key Employees 6

Gildan Activewear Inc-Key Employee Biographies 7

Gildan Activewear Inc-Major Products and Services 8

Gildan Activewear Inc-History 10

Gildan Activewear Inc-Company Statement 11

Gildan Activewear Inc-Locations And Subsidiaries 13

Head Office 13

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13

Section 2-Company Analysis 14

Company Overview 14

Gildan Activewear Inc-Business Description 15

Business Segment: Branded Apparel 15

Overview 15

Performance 15

Business Segment: Printwear 15

Overview 15

Performance 15

Geographical Segment: Canada 15

Performance 15

Geographical Segment: Europe and Others 16

Performance 16

Geographical Segment: United States 16

Performance 16

Gildan Activewear Inc-Corporate Strategy 17

Gildan Activewear Inc-SWOT Analysis 18

SWOT Analysis-Overview 18

Gildan Activewear Inc-Strengths 18

Gildan Activewear Inc-Weaknesses 19

Gildan Activewear Inc-Opportunities 20

Gildan Activewear Inc-Threats 21

Gildan Activewear Inc-Key Competitors 22

Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 23

Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 23

Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 24

Performance Chart 27

Financial Performance 27

Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 28

Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 29

Section 4-Appendix 30

Methodology 30

Ratio Definitions 30

About GlobalData 34

Contact Us 34

Disclaimer 34

List Of Figure

List of Figures

Gildan Activewear Inc, Performance Chart (2013-2017) 27

Gildan Activewear Inc, Ratio Charts 29

List Of Table

List of Tables

Gildan Activewear Inc, Key Facts 5

Gildan Activewear Inc, Key Employees 6

Gildan Activewear Inc, Key Employee Biographies 7

Gildan Activewear Inc, Major Products and Services 8

Gildan Activewear Inc, History 10

Gildan Activewear Inc, Subsidiaries 13

Gildan Activewear Inc, Key Competitors 22

Gildan Activewear Inc, Ratios based on current share price 23

Gildan Activewear Inc, Annual Ratios 24

Gildan Activewear Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 25

Gildan Activewear Inc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 26

Gildan Activewear Inc, Interim Ratios 28

Currency Codes 30

Capital Market Ratios 30

Equity Ratios 31

Profitability Ratios 31

Cost Ratios 32

Liquidity Ratios 32

Leverage Ratios 33

Efficiency Ratios 33

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