4 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

GPS, TSCO, WSM, SIG improve in weekly rankings

   
4 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

The grades of four specialty retail stocks are better this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these stocks has an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”) rating.

Gap, Inc. (GPS) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. Gap is an international specialty retailer operating retail and outlet stores. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, GPS also gets an A. Shares of GPS have increased 11% over the past month, better than the 1.7% decrease the S&P 500 has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPS stock.

Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) improves from a C to a B rating this week. Tractor Supply operates retail farm and ranch stores in the United States. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 14.2% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSCO stock.

This week, Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Williams-Sonoma is a retailer of home products, mainly culinary and serving equipment. Wall Street seems to agree with the upgrade and has propelled the stock up 12.1% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WSM stock.

This is a strong week for Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG). The company’s rating climbs to B from the previous week’s C. Signet Jewelers is engaged in the retailing of jewelry, watches and gifts with branches throughout UK and US. Wall Street has pushed the stock higher by 29.9% over the past month. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of SIG 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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