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HanesBrands (HBI) 3Q18 Results – Strong Champion and International Sales Offset by Innerwear Weakness

Executive Summary

  • Sales at Champion and International rose 30% and 11%, respectively, offset by a 7% drop in sales of Innerwear, netting in a 2.7% 3Q sales gain; adjusted EPS declined 8.3% to $0.55.
  • Consumer-Directed Channels grew sales 15% and represented 21%of total company sales in 3Q, or $388 million.
  • HanesBrands updated and narrowed 2018 guidance. Projected net sales are $6,735–$6,775 million, versus $6,471 million in 2017; adjusted operating profit is$940–$955 million and adjusted EPS is$1.60–$1.73, which includes the $0.05 adverse effect of the Sears bankruptcy and $15 million in lost sales to Sears.

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