8 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

SCSS, PAG, AAN, CAB, PSS, CTRN, PLCE, CONN improve in weekly rankings

   
8 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

This week, eight Specialty Retail stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

This week, Select Comfort (NASDAQ:SCSS) is making solid headway. The company’s rating improves to an A (“strong buy”) from last week’s B (“buy”) rating. Select Comfort Corporation is engaged in the business of developing, manufacturing, marketing and distributing adjustable-firmness beds and other sleep-related accessory products. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Equity and Sales Growth, SCSS also gets A’s. Shares of the company have risen 33.3% over the last month, better than the 1% increase in the Nasdaq. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SCSS stock.

Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) is showing improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). Penske Automotive Group operates franchised automobile dealerships. PAG shares have increased 6.6% in the last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PAG stock.

Aaron’s Inc. (NYSE:AAN) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Aaron’s sells rental, and lease ownership of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, and home appliances and accessories. Shares of AAN have increased 7.9% since last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AAN stock.

Cabela’s (NYSE:CAB) shows solid progress this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. Cabela’s is a specialty retailer and direct marketer of outdoor merchandise, including supplies for hunting, fishing, and camping. CAB shares have risen 9% in the last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAB stock.

Collective Brands (NYSE:PSS) improves from a B to an A rating this week. Collective Brands is engaged in the wholesale and retail sale of footwear and related accessories worldwide. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PSS stock.

The rating of Citi Trends (NASDAQ:CTRN) moves up this week, rising from C to a B. Citi Trends is a value-priced retailer of urban fashion apparel and accessories for the entire family. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CTRN stock.

This week, Children’s Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Children’s Place Retail Stores is a specialty retailer of infant and children’s apparel and accessories. Shares of the company have increased 9.8% since last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PLCE stock.

This is a strong week for Conn’s Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN). The company’s rating climbs to A from the previous week’s B. Conn’s is a specialty retailer of home appliances and consumer electronics. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CONN stock.

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader stock ranking system assesses roughly 5,000 companies every week based on a number of fundamental and quantitative measures. Stocks are given a letter grade based on their results — with A being “strong buy,” and F being “strong sell.” Explore the tool here.


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