|Bid||81.00 x 300|
|Ask||83.50 x 200|
|Day's range||80.60 - 84.26|
|52-week range||52.85 - 84.26|
|PE ratio (TTM)||25.83|
|Earnings date||6 Mar 2018|
|Forward dividend & yield||0.64 (0.77%)|
|1y target est||81.13|
Dollar Tree is gaining from its robust surprise trend backed by strong comps growth and improved margins while volatile consumer trend and high global exposure remain concerns.
Dollar General (DG) looks good on its robust strategic endeavors. However, reduction in SNAP benefit remains a major concern.
Kohl's stock could have a lot of room to run after the company posted a stellar 6.9% comp-sales gain during the holiday season. Kohl's strong sales trajectory also bodes well for two of its retail peers.
Herbalife's (HLF) initial regional volume metrics for fourth-quarter 2017 is unimpressive. The company continues to battle weak market trends across North America and Mexico.
Last week, retail stocks benefited after Citigroup and Nomura expressed an optimistic view regarding the companies. A Reuters report last week stated that Citigroup analyst Paul Lejuez mentioned that retail stocks will likely benefit from the tax reform with a boost in free cash flow. On January 2, Citigroup raised the target price for Ross Stores (ROST) to $85 from $72.
Dollar Tree (DLTR) has been progressing well with the integration of Family Dollar. Also, the company has impressive store-expansion endeavors, hence delivering robust comps growth.
We believe that Costco (COST) continues to be one of the dominant retail wholesalers based on the breadth and quality of merchandise offered.
Ross Stores (ROST) has maintained a splendid performance track fueled by its positive surprise trend, improved price management, merchandise, cost containment and store expansion plans.
Wells Fargo on Wednesday downgraded shares of TJX to market perform, also lowering the firm's price target on the shares to $72 apiece from $76.
Retail had a relatively healthy holiday season in 2017, but in the sober light of January, its problems remain. Instinet's Simeon Siegel and his team writes that despite ending the year on a strong note, it's worth going back to look at the "growing fundamental and sentimental divide" in the sector, given that the problems that plagued retailers throughout the 2017 haven't disappeared, even with some benefit from the new tax bill.
L Brands' (LB) sustained focus on cost containment, inventory management, merchandise, and speed-to-market initiatives has kept it afloat in a competitive environment.
Tapestry's (TPR) acquisition of Stuart Weitzman and Kate Spade has been accretive to performance and is being viewed as a significant step toward becoming a multi-brand company.
With November retail and food services sales increasing 0.8% sequentially, here is a look at Dollar Tree (DLTR) and three other buy-ranked retail stocks.
We believe management's well-knitted efforts have helped Skechers (SKX) to make a sharp come back in the quarter and deliver a positive earnings surprise of 37.2%.
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Fred's (FRED) third-quarter fiscal 2017 results hurt by store closures and lower comps. Further, the company announced cancellation of cash dividends.
The retail industry has gone through an immense amount of change over the last few years, as many publicly traded brick-and-mortar stores now fight to stay in business through the online shopping revolution Amazon (AMZN) helped start.
Ross Stores shows improving price performance, earning an upgrade to its IBD Relative Strength Rating from 73 to 82.