StockCall Study on Hanesbrands, Quiksilver, PVH Corp., and Ralph Lauren

   StockCall Study on Hanesbrands, Quiksilver, PVH Corp., and Ralph Lauren

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LONDON, March 20, 2013

LONDON, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

The most recent holiday season turned out to be disappointing for retailers as
consumers remained cautious amid uncertainty over the fiscal cliff issue. The
fiscal cliff deal was reached at the start of this year. While the deal saw
the expiration of payroll tax cuts, consumer spending has been rather
resilient. The main driver for consumer spending has been improving labor
market. With labor market continuing to improve, apparel companies such as
Hanesbrands Inc. (NYSE: HBI), Quiksilver Inc. (NYSE: ZQK), PVH Corp. (NYSE:
PVH), and Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE: RL) can expect a robust year ahead. On
Tuesday, however, apparel stocks struggled as the broad market remained under
pressure due to ongoing worries over Cyprus's bailout. StockCall free coverage
on HBI, ZQK, PVH, and RL is available upon registration at

Shares of Hanesbrands Inc. edged higher in Tuesday's trading session, closing
0.54% higher at $41.33 after touching an intra-day high of $41.42.
Hanesbrands' shares are currently trading close to their 52-week high of
$41.95. The stock has had an excellent run this year, gaining more than 15%.
The company's shares recently broke through $41 resistance level, which is a
bullish signal. The upbeat trend is further confirmed by the stock's MACD
chart. The MACD is currently trading above the signal line and the zero-line.
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Shares of Quiksilver Inc. struggled in trading yesterday. The stock ended the
day 0.77% lower at $6.45, extending their losses in the last three trading
sessions to over 2%. Despite the recent pullback, Quiksilver's shares are
still trading close to their 52-week high of $6.83. The stock has gained more
than 51% this year, making it one of the best performers in the retail sector.
Shares of ZQK rallied in January; however, the stock has been trading sideways
over the last one month. It is struggling to break through $6.75 resistance
level. Register now and get access to the free analysis on ZQK at

PVH Corp.'s shares fell sharply in trading on Tuesday, extending its losses
from the previous trading sessions. The stock fell 1.55% to finish the day at
$114.26. The company's shares fell to an intra-day low of $113.90 yesterday,
and are down more than 3.70% in the last three sessions. The stock has pared
some of its gains for the year as a result of recent losses. Year-to-date, PVH
Corp. shares are now up nearly 3%, compared to a gain of over 8.50% for the
S&P 500. The stock recently slipped below $115 support level, which is a
bearish signal. The downbeat trend is further confirmed by the stock's MACD
chart. Sign up and read the complimentary report on PVH at

Ralph Lauren Corp.'s shares also struggled in yesterday's trading session,
closing 1.19% lower at $167.20. The stock fell to an intra-day low of $165.20
earlier in the day. Despite the sharp decline on Tuesday, Ralph Lauren's
shares are still up more than 11.50% for the year, outperforming the S&P 500.
The stock, however, has seen a series of lows over the past week, which
indicates that market sentiment has turned bearish. This is confirmed by
recent volume activity and the stock's MACD chart. The free report on RL can
be downloaded by signing up now at

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