Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, clothing company Perry Ellis International
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Perry Ellis' business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Perry Ellis facts
|Headquarters (founded)||Miami (1967)|
|Market Cap||$252.5 million|
|Industry||Apparel, accessories, and luxury goods|
|Trailing-12-Month Revenue||$980.6 million|
|Management||Founder/Chairman/CEO George Feldenkreis
CFO Anita Britt
|Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)||7.1%|
|Cash/Debt||$24.1 million / $197.6 million|
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 86% of the 130 members who have rated Perry Ellis believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Trades well below its 52 week high, and although it has struggled recently, it still generates decent cash and has suffered from raw material costs and weather-related production problems. Either the stock market will recognize this and the price will go up accordingly, or one of the larger apparel companies will acquire them and the stock will appreciate significantly.
A winner either way. But be patient, this will take time.
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