The overall ratings of three Specialty Retail stocks are down on Portfolio Grader this week. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).
Guess? Inc. (NYSE:GES) earns a F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Guess designs, markets, distributes, and licenses a collection of casual apparel, accessories, and related consumer products. The price of GES has declined 3.8% over the last month, worse than the S&P 500′s 2.8% increase for the same period. For a full analysis of GES stock, visit Portfolio Grader.
Aaron’s Inc.‘s (NYSE:AAN) rating falls to a D (“sell”) this week, down from C (“hold”) the week prior. Aaron’s sells rental, and lease ownership of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, and home appliances and accessories. The stock price has dropped 7.3% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AAN stock.
Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS) is having a tough week. The company’s rating falls from a D to a F rating. Staples operates a chain of retail stores that sells office supplies to individuals and businesses. The stock also gets an F in Earnings Surprise. As of Oct. 3, 2012, 10.8% of outstanding Staples shares were held short. To get an in-depth look at SPLS, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SPLS 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.