3 Specialty Retail Stocks to Sell Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 13, 2013 9:00 am

This week, the overall grades of three Specialty Retail stocks are lower, according to the Portfolio Grader[1] database. Each of these rates a “D” (“sell”) or “F” overall (“strong sell”).

Best Buy (NYSE:BBY[2]) earns an F (“strong sell”) this week, moving down from last week’s grade of D (“sell”). Best Buy is a retailer that specializes in selling appliances, consumer electronics, home office products, and software. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Growth, Earnings Revisions, Earnings Surprise, Margin Growth, and Sales Growth, BBY also gets F’s. The trailing PE Ratio for the stock is 36.20. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBY stock[3].

This week, Genesco (NYSE:GCO[4]) falls to a D (“sell”), worse than last week’s grade of C (“hold”). Genesco retails branded footwear, licensed and branded headwear, and wholesales branded footwear. To get an in-depth look at GCO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GCO stock[5].

This is a rough week for HHGregg (NYSE:HGG[6]). The company’s rating falls to D from the previous week’s C. HHgregg retails video products, brand name appliances, audio products and accessories. The stock gets F’s in Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions. As of Feb. 13, 2013, 23.1% of outstanding HHGregg shares were held short. For a full analysis of HGG stock, visit Portfolio Grader[7].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[8] 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[9].

Endnotes:
  1. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  2. BBY: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BBY
  3. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BBY stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=BBY
  4. GCO: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GCO
  5. To get an in-depth look at GCO, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GCO stock: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=GCO
  6. HGG: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HGG
  7. For a full analysis of HGG stock, visit Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/stock-report.html?t=HGG
  8. Portfolio Grader: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/
  9. here: http://navelliergrowth.investorplace.com/portfolio-grader/

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