Gildan Activewear Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1946

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Public

  • Employees
  • 44,000


  • Stock Symbol
  • GIL

Stock Symbol

  • Investments
  • 15

  • Share Price
  • $35.36
  • (As of Friday Closing)

Gildan Activewear General Information


Gildan is a vertically integrated designer and manufacturer of basic apparel, including T-shirts, underwear, socks, and hosiery. Its primary market is the sale of blank T-shirts, sweatshirts, and other apparel to wholesalers, major clothing brands, and printers (printwear). Gildan also sells branded clothing through retail and direct-to-consumer channels. Brands include Gildan, American Apparel, Comfort Colors, and Gold Toe. Gildan produces most of its clothing at factories in Latin America and recently began operating a new plant in Bangladesh. Incorporated in 1984, the Montreal-based company operates internationally but generates nearly 90% of its sales in the US.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
Ownership Status
Publicly Held
Financing Status
Primary Industry
Stock Exchange
Corporate Office
  • 600 de Maisonneuve West
  • 33rd floor
  • Montreal, Quebec H3A 3J2
  • Canada
+1 (514) 000-0000

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Gildan Activewear Stock Performance

(As of Friday Closing)

Stock Price Previous Close 52 wk Range Market Cap Shares Average Volume EPS
$35.36 $35.63 $26.93 - $38.90 $5.96B 169M 324K $2.96

Gildan Activewear Financials Summary

In Thousands,
TTM 31-Mar-2024 FY 2023 31-Dec-2023 FY 2022 31-Dec-2022 FY 2021 31-Dec-2021
EV 7,255,362 6,720,460 5,855,410 8,443,150
Revenue 3,188,844 3,195,911 3,240,482 2,922,570
EBITDA 725,587 749,746 731,434 785,798
Net Income 514,630 533,580 541,540 607,183
Total Assets 3,686,738 3,514,873 3,440,214 3,136,682
Total Debt 1,234,323 1,083,061 1,023,990 709,102
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Gildan Activewear Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Gildan Activewear Comparisons

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Gildan Activewear Competitors (29)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Guess Corporation Los Angeles, CA 00000 0000 000000000 0000
Ralph Lauren Corporation New York, NY 00000 00.000 000000000 00.000
Hanesbrands Corporation Rural Hall, NC 00000 000.00 000000000 00 000.00
VF Corporation Denver, CO 00000 00.00 000000000 00.00
Tommy Hilfiger Group Formerly PE-Backed Amsterdam, Netherlands 00000 000000&0
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Gildan Activewear Executive Team (15)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Vincent Tyra Chief Executive Officer & Board Member
Benito Masi President, Divisional
Chuck Ward President, Sales, Marketing & Distribution
Rhodri Harries Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer
Laura Siciliano Director of Brand Development
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Gildan Activewear Board Members (15)

Name Representing Role Since
0000 000000-000000 Gildan Activewear Board Member & Member of Compensation & Human Resources, Corporate Governance & Social Responsibility 000 0000
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Gildan Activewear Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Gildan Activewear Investments & Acquisitions (15)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Frontier Yarns 10-Dec-2021 0000000000 00000 Plant Textiles 00000 000
NaturalGear 10-Feb-2017 0000000000 0000 Recreational Goods 00000 000
American Apparel (USA) 10-Jan-2017 0000000000 0000 Clothing 00000 000
American Apparel (Intellectual Property) 09-Jan-2017 000000000 0000 Buildings and Property 000000 00
Peds 22-Aug-2016 Merger/Acquisition 000.00 Clothing 00000 000
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Gildan Activewear Subsidiaries (6)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Gildan Yarns Plant Textiles Salisbury, NC 2003
Gildan Garments Other Services (B2C Non-Financial) New Bedford, MA 0000
American Apparel (USA) Clothing Los Angeles, CA 0000
Gold Toe Moretz Holdings Clothing Salisbury, NC 0000
Comfort Colors Clothing Northfield, VT 0000
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Gildan Activewear ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated August, 16, 2023

9.63 | Negl Risk

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Peers Analysis

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Gildan Activewear FAQs

  • When was Gildan Activewear founded?

    Gildan Activewear was founded in 1946.

  • Who is the founder of Gildan Activewear?

    Glenn Chamandy is the founder of Gildan Activewear.

  • Who is the CEO of Gildan Activewear?

    Vincent Tyra is the CEO of Gildan Activewear.

  • Where is Gildan Activewear headquartered?

    Gildan Activewear is headquartered in Montreal, Canada.

  • What is the size of Gildan Activewear?

    Gildan Activewear has 44,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Gildan Activewear in?

    Gildan Activewear’s primary industry is Clothing.

  • Is Gildan Activewear a private or public company?

    Gildan Activewear is a Public company.

  • What is Gildan Activewear’s stock symbol?

    The ticker symbol for Gildan Activewear is GIL.

  • What is the current stock price of Gildan Activewear?

    As of 17-May-2024 the stock price of Gildan Activewear is $35.36.

  • What is the current market cap of Gildan Activewear?

    The current market capitalization of Gildan Activewear is $5.96B.

  • What is Gildan Activewear’s current revenue?

    The trailing twelve month revenue for Gildan Activewear is $3.19B.

  • Who are Gildan Activewear’s competitors?

    Guess, Ralph Lauren, Hanesbrands, VF, and Tommy Hilfiger Group are some of the 29 competitors of Gildan Activewear.

  • What is Gildan Activewear’s annual earnings per share (EPS)?

    Gildan Activewear’s EPS for 12 months was $2.96.

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