(Refiles to fix spelling of Gildan in headline) (In U.S. dollars)
The company, which sells T-shirts, socks and underwear, said net profit rose to $41.7 million, or 34 cents a diluted share, in the quarter ended March 30. That compares with a profit of $21.1 million, or 17 cents a share, in the same period last year.
Before restructuring charges, Gildan said adjusted net earnings for the second quarter were $42.5 million, or 35 cents a share, compared with adjusted net earnings of $37.5 million, or 31 cents per share, a year ago. ($1=$1.01 Canadian) (Reporting by John McCrank; editing by Rob Wilson)