4 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

by Portfolio Grader | February 6, 2013 11:00 am

4 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

This week, four Specialty Retail stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader[1]. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

Stein Mart (NASDAQ:SMRT[2]) is making progress this week as its rating of C (“hold”) from last week increases to a B (“buy”) rating this week. Stein Mart is a national off-price retailer that sells brand-name apparel, accessories and home goods. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategories of Earnings Momentum and Earnings Revisions, SMRT also gets A’s. Shares of SMRT have increased 7.2% over the past month, better than the 2.3% increase the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SMRT stock[3].

New York & Co.’s (NYSE:NWY[4]) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. New York & Co. designs and sources its branded New York & Company merchandise sold exclusively through its network of retail stores nationwide. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 9.7% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of NWY stock[5].

The rating of Tractor Supply Co. (NASDAQ:TSCO[6]) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Tractor Supply operates retail farm and ranch stores in the United States. Investors have pushed the stock price up 11.2% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSCO stock[7].

O’Reilly Automotive (NASDAQ:ORLY[8]) gets a higher grade this week, advancing from a C last week to a B. O’Reilly Automotive retails and supplies automotive aftermarket parts, tools, supplies, equipment, and accessories. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of ORLY stock[9].

Louis Navellier’s proprietary Portfolio Grader[10] 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[11].

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

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