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American Apparel is Among the Companies in the Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Industry With the Highest EBITDA Growth (APP, ZQK, DLA)

Published on Fri, 04/12/2013 - 10:28
By Mallory Stone

Below are the three companies in the Apparel, Accessories & Luxury industry with the highest EBITDA Growth (next year estimate vs. LTM). EBITDA Growth can be valuable in predicting future cash flow generation and earnings power.

American Apparel (AMEX:APP) is highest with EBITDA growth of 151.2%. American Apparel Inc. manufactures, distributes, and retails branded fashion apparel. The Company also wholesales t-shirts and other casual wear to distributors and screen printers as well as operates a retail e-commerce website. Thus far today, American Apparel has traded 228,000 shares, vs. average volume of 1.1 million shares per day. The stock has underperformed the Dow (-3.4% to the Dow's -0.4%) and underperformed the S&P 500 (-3.4% to the S&P's -0.7%) during today's trading.

Following is Quiksilver (NYSE:ZQK) with EBITDA growth of 85.4%.

Finishing up the top three is Delta Apparel (AMEX:DLA), with EBITDA growth of 83.6%.

By Mallory Stone
mstone@fnno.com