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5 Specialty Retail Stocks to Sell Now

AAN, KMX, BBY, PERF, BEBE slump in weekly rankings

   

This week, the ratings of five Specialty Retail stocks on Portfolio Grader are down. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Aaron’s Inc. (NYSE:AAN) is on the decline this week, earning a D (“sell”) after receiving a C (“hold”) last week. Aaron’s sells rental, and lease ownership of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, and home appliances and accessories. The stock price has fallen 5.7% over the past month, worse than the 2.9% increase the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For a full analysis of AAN stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

This week, CarMax‘s (NYSE:KMX) rating worsens to a D from the company’s C rating a week ago. CarMax is a retailer of used vehicles that also sells new vehicles under franchise agreements with Chrysler, General Motors, Nissan, and Toyota. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of KMX stock.

Best Buy‘s (NYSE:BBY) rating falls this week to an F (“strong sell”), down from last week’s D (“sell”). Best Buy is a retailer that specializes in selling appliances, consumer electronics, home office products, and software. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Growth and Earnings Surprise. As of Sept. 19, 10.5% of outstanding Best Buy shares were held short. Shares of the company have declined 12.9% over the last month. To get an in-depth look at BBY, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBY stock.

Perfumania (NASDAQ:PERF) gets weaker ratings this week as last week’s D drops to an F. Perfumania Holdings retails and wholesales brand name and designer fragrances and related products. The stock receives F’s in Earnings Growth, Earnings Momentum, and Equity. Cash Flow and Margin Growth also get F’s. Share prices fell 10.7% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of PERF stock.

The rating of bebe (NASDAQ:BEBE) slips from a D to an F. Bebe Stores designs, develops, and produces a line of contemporary women’s apparel and accessories. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions. The stock price has fallen 19.5% over the past month. The stock’s trailing PE Ratio is 36.1. For a full analysis of BEBE stock, visit Portfolio Grader.

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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