5 Specialty Retail Stocks to Buy Now

TA, BWS, CATO, AN, RCII improve in weekly rankings

Five specialty retail stocks are moving up in their overall rating this week, according to the Portfolio Grader database. Every one of these is graded an “A” (“strong buy”) or “B” overall (“buy”).

TravelCenters of America (TA) is bettering its rating of C (“hold”) from last week to a B (“buy”) this week. TravelCenters of America operates a network of hospitality and fuel service areas primarily along the US Interstate Highway System. In Portfolio Grader’s specific subcategory of Margin Growth, TA also gets an A. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of TA stock.

This week, Brown Shoe Company, Inc. (BWS) pushes up from a C to a B rating. Brown Shoe Company is a footwear retailer and wholesaler. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of BWS stock.

Cato Corporation Class A (CATO) is progressing from last week’s rating of B (“buy”) as the company improves to an A (“strong buy”) this week. Cato operates stores in the southeastern United States that sell women’s clothing and accessories. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of CATO stock.

AutoNation, Inc. (AN) shows solid improvement this week. The company’s rating rises from a C to a B. AutoNation operates as an automotive retailer in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of AN stock.

RentACenter, Inc. (RCII) earns a B this week, jumping up from last week’s grade of C. Rent-A-Center operates in the rent-to-own industry in the United States. For more information, get Portfolio Grader’s complete analysis of RCII 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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