4 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | October 3, 2012 11:01 am

4 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of four 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”).

Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV[2]) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Big 5 Sporting Goods is a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Earnings Revisions, BGFV also gets an A. Shares of BGFV have increased 17.3% over the past month, better than the 1.7% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BGFV stock[3].

This week, Vitamin Shoppe (NYSE:VSI[4]) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Vitamin Shoppe is a specialty retailer and marketer of nutritional products. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of VSI stock[5].

This week, Williams-Sonoma (NYSE:WSM[6]) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Williams-Sonoma is a retailer of home products, mainly culinary and serving equipment. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WSM stock[7].

The rating of Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS[8]) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Barnes & Noble sells various books, magazines, gifts, music, and movies direct to customers. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BKS stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[1] 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[10].

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

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