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

 Published On: Mar, 2016 |    No of Pages: 32 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.

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- 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) is a manufacturer and marketer of 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 sell its products in printwear markets in the US, Canada, 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, Central America, Caribbean Basin and Bangladesh. Gildan is headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Key Facts 6
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Key Employees 7
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Gildan Activewear Inc. - History 10
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Company Statement 11
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Business Description 16
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Corporate Strategy 17
Gildan Activewear Inc. - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Strengths 18
Strength - Vertically Integrated Operations 18
Strength - Manufacturing Capabilities 18
Strength - Increase in Sales 18
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Antitrust Violation Concern 19
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Growth in e-Retailing 20
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisition 20
Opportunity - Increase in Consumer Spending in the US 20
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Threats 21
Threat - Growing Counterfeit Products 21
Threat - Intense Competition 21
Threat - Risk from Suppliers 21
Gildan Activewear Inc. - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 – Appendix 28
Methodology 28
Ratio Definitions 28
About GlobalData 32
Contact Us 32
Disclaimer 32

List of Tables
Gildan Activewear Inc., Key Facts 6
Gildan Activewear Inc., Key Employees 7
Gildan Activewear Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Gildan Activewear Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Gildan Activewear Inc., History 10
Gildan Activewear Inc., Subsidiaries 14
Gildan Activewear Inc., Key Competitors 22
Gildan Activewear Inc., Annual Ratios 23
Gildan Activewear Inc., Interim Ratios 26
Currency Codes 28
Capital Market Ratios 28
Equity Ratios 29
Profitability Ratios 29
Cost Ratios 30
Liquidity Ratios 30
Leverage Ratios 31
Efficiency Ratios 31

List of Figures
Gildan Activewear Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 25
Gildan Activewear Inc., Ratio Charts 27

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