3 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | August 15, 2012 12:00 pm

The grades of three Specialty Retail stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE:VSI[2]) is making headway this week, with the company’s rating improving to an A (“strong buy”) from a B (“buy”) last week. Vitamin Shoppe is a specialty retailer and marketer of nutritional products. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth and Margin Growth, VSI also gets A’s. Shares of the stock are up 0.6% from last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VSI stock[3].

Casual Male Retail Group (NASDAQ:CMRG[4]) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Casual Mail Retail Group operates as a specialty retailer of big and tall men’s apparel in the United States, Canada, and Europe. The stock has a trailing PE Ratio of 4.8. CMRG shares have gone up 1.8% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CMRG stock[5].

Conn’s Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN[6]) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a B to an A. Conn’s is a specialty retailer of home appliances and consumer electronics. Shares of CONN have increased 29.7% over the past month, better than the 3.7% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CONN stock[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. VSI: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VSI
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VSI stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=VSI
  4. CMRG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CMRG
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CMRG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CMRG
  6. CONN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CONN
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CONN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CONN
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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