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.

This week, Gap, Inc. (GPS) is showing significant improvement as the company’s rating hops from a C (“hold”) to a B (“buy”). Gap is an international specialty retailer operating retail and outlet stores. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, GPS also gets an A. With a price of $42.14, it is above the 50-day moving average of $40.47. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of GPS stock.

This week, Tractor Supply Company’s (TSCO) ratings are up from a C last week to a B. Tractor Supply operates retail farm and ranch stores in the United States. Shares of TSCO have increased 9.6% over the past month, better than the 1.3% decrease the Nasdaq has seen over the same period of time. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSCO stock.

Williams-Sonoma, Inc.’s (WSM) ratings are looking better this week, moving up to a B from last week’s C. 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 20% 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. Investors seem to agree with the upgraded status of the stock and have pushed the stock up 27.6% 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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