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6 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

BWS, MW, CTRN, CWTR, SIG, HVT improve in weekly rankings

   

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

This week, Brown Shoe (NYSE:BWS) is showing good progress as the company’s rating jumps from a B (“buy”) last week to an A (“strong buy”). Brown Shoe Company is a footwear retailer and wholesaler. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum, Earnings Revisions, and Earnings Surprise, BWS also gets A’s. The stock price has risen 12.5% over the past month, better than the 1% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BWS stock.

Men’s Wearhouse (NYSE:MW) is bumping up its rating from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”) this week. Men’s Wearhouse sells suits, sportswear, furnishings, and accessories. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MW stock.

This week, Citi Trends (NASDAQ:CTRN) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Citi Trends is a value-priced retailer of urban fashion apparel and accessories for the entire family. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock, and have pushed the stock up 13.1% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CTRN stock.

The rating of Coldwater Creek (NASDAQ:CWTR) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Coldwater Creek is a specialty retailer of branded women’s apparel, accessories, jewelry, and gift items. Investors have pushed the stock price up 9.8% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CWTR stock.

Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. Signet Jewelers is engaged in retailing of jewelry, watches and gifts with branches throughout UK and US. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIG stock.

Haverty Furniture (NYSE:HVT) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a B last week to a A. Haverty Furniture sells home furnishings. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 8.4% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HVT 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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