Gildan Activewear has reported a dip in third quarter net earnings with Hurricane Florence and acquisition related costs both impacting performance. Net earnings for the three months ended September 30, 2018 were $114.3 mn, or $0.55 per share on a diluted basis, compared with net earnings of $116.1 mn, or $0.52 per share on a diluted basis, for the same period last year.