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Why This 1 Momentum Stock Could Be a Great Addition to Your Portfolio

Taking full advantage of the stock market and investing with confidence are common goals for new and old investors alike.

Many investors also have a go-to methodology that helps guide their buy and sell decisions. One way to find winning stocks based on your preferred way of investing is to use the Zacks Style Scores, which are indicators that rate stocks based on three widely-followed investing types: value, growth, and momentum.

Is This 1 Momentum Stock a Screaming Buy Right Now?

Momentum investors, who live by the saying "the trend is your friend," are most interested in taking advantage of upward or downward trends in a stock's price or earnings outlook. Utilizing one-week price change and the monthly percentage change in earnings estimates, among other factors, the Momentum Style Score can help determine favorable times to buy high-momentum stocks.

G-III Apparel Group (GIII)

Based in New York, G-III Apparel Group, Ltd. is a manufacturer, designer and distributor of apparel and accessories under licensed brands, owned brands and private label brands. The company’s portfolio includes outerwear, dresses, sportswear, swimwear, women’s suits and women’s performance wear as well as women’s handbags, footwear, small leather goods, cold weather accessories and luggage. G-III has a portfolio of more than 30 licensed and proprietary brands, including five global major brands — DKNY, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger and Karl Lagerfeld. G-III's owned brands include Donna Karan, DKNY, Vilebrequin, G. H. Bass, Andrew Marc, Marc New York, Eliza J and Jessica Howard.

GIII boasts a Momentum Style Score of A and VGM Score of A, and holds a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) rating. Shares of G-III Apparel Group has seen some interesting price action recently; the stock is up 20.1% over the past one week and up 16% over the past four weeks. And in the last one-year period, GIII has gained 33.8%. As for the stock's trading volume, 447,715.91 shares on average were traded over the last 20 days.

A company's earnings performance is important for momentum investors as well. For fiscal 2024, three analysts revised their earnings estimate higher in the last 60 days for GIII, while the Zacks Consensus Estimate has increased $0.32 to $3.18 per share. GIII also boasts an average earnings surprise of 526.6%.

With strong earnings growth, a good Zacks Rank, and top-tier Momentum and VGM Style Scores, investors should think about adding GIII to their portfolios.

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