6 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | November 28, 2012 5:30 pm

6 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of six 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”).

This week, Brown Shoe (NYSE:BWS[2]) 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[3].

Men’s Wearhouse (NYSE:MW[4]) 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[5].

This week, Citi Trends (NASDAQ:CTRN[6]) 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[7].

The rating of Coldwater Creek (NASDAQ:CWTR[8]) 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[9].

Signet Jewelers (NYSE:SIG[10]) 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[11].

Haverty Furniture (NYSE:HVT[12]) 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[13].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[14] 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[15].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. BWS: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BWS
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BWS stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BWS
  4. MW: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MW
  5. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of MW stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=MW
  6. CTRN: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CTRN
  7. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CTRN stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CTRN
  8. CWTR: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CWTR
  9. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CWTR stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=CWTR
  10. SIG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SIG
  11. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIG stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=SIG
  12. HVT: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HVT
  13. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of HVT stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HVT
  14. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  15. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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