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8 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

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

   

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. The stock price has risen 31.9% over the past month, better than the 2.7% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SCSS stock.

Penske Automotive Group (NYSE:PAG) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Penske Automotive Group operates franchised automobile dealerships. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 7.4% over the past 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. Investors have pushed the stock price up 8.9% during the last month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AAN stock.

The rating of Cabela’s (NYSE:CAB) moves up this week, rising 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. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 25.6% from a month prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CAB stock.

This week, Collective Brands (NYSE:PSS) pushes up from a B to an A rating. Collective Brands is engaged in the wholesale and retail sale of footwear and related accessories worldwide. Shares of the company are up 0.6% from a month ago. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PSS stock.

This is a strong week for Citi Trends (NASDAQ:CTRN). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. 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.

Children’s Place Retail Stores (NASDAQ:PLCE) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Children’s Place Retail Stores is a specialty retailer of infant and children’s apparel and accessories. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PLCE stock.

Conn’s Inc. (NASDAQ:CONN) boosts its rating from a B to an A this week. Conn’s is a specialty retailer of home appliances and consumer electronics. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 32.8% over the past month. 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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