by Portfolio Grader | March 5, 2014 9:15 am
The grades of four specialty retail stocks are on the rise this week on Portfolio Grader. Each of these stocks is rated an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).
Gap, Inc. (GPS) ups its rating to a B (“buy”) this week after earning a C (“hold”) in the week before. Gap is an international specialty retailer operating retail and outlet stores. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Equity, GPS also gets an A. The stock price has risen 18.9% 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 GPS stock.
Tractor Supply Company (TSCO) boosts its rating from a C to a B this week. Tractor Supply operates retail farm and ranch stores in the United States. With a price of $71.74, it is above the 50-day moving average of $70.94. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TSCO stock.
Williams-Sonoma, Inc. (WSM) is seeing ratings go up from a C last week to a B this week. Williams-Sonoma is a retailer of home products, mainly culinary and serving equipment. The stock’s price of $59.04 is above the 50-day moving average of $55.99. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of WSM stock.
Signet Jewelers Limited (SIG) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises 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 $98.60, the stock is above the 50-day moving average of $79.96. 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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