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Top 5 Companies in the Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Industry With the Lowest Projected Earnings Growth (OXM, COLM, HBI, COH, CRI)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Apparel, Accessories & Luxury industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Oxford Industries ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 0.0%. Following is Columbia Sportswear with a projected earnings growth of 3.3%. Hanesbrands ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 6.2%.

Coach follows with a projected earnings growth of 8.1%, and Carter's rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 9.1%.

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Ticker(s): OXM COLM HBI COH CRI