by Portfolio Grader | April 9, 2014 9:30 am
This week, four specialty retail stocks are improving their overall rating on Portfolio Grader. Each of these rates an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Gap, Inc.’s (GPS) grade is moving up to a B (“buy”) this week from last week’s C (“hold”). Gap is an international specialty retailer operating retail and outlet stores. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, GPS also gets an A. 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 the stock have been changing hands at an unusually rapid pace, twice the rate of the week prior. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSCO stock.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Williams-Sonoma is a retailer of home products, mainly culinary and serving equipment. Shares of WSM have increased 9% 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 WSM stock.
The rating of Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) moves up this week, rising from a C to a B. Signet Jewelers is engaged in the retailing of jewelry, watches and gifts with branches throughout UK and US. At $104.03, the stock is above the 50-day moving average of $93.42. 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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