9 Retail Stock Winners Since Thanksgiving

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Here's the low-down on nine retail winners in the past month led by discounter Dollar General and athletic footwear retailer Foot Locker .

The overall price performances for the retailers have been disappointing since Thanksgiving but most have maintained buy ratings. The retail-wholesale sector is 28.1% overvalued with an overweight rating. Of the 343 stocks in this sector 83.4% have buy or strong by ratings.

Since the day before Thanksgiving the Nasdaq is the leader of the five major equity averages up 2.7% followed by the Russell 2000 with a gain of 1.8%, then Dow Industrials up 1.6%, the S&P 500 up 1.4% and Dow Transports up 1.2%. Only three of the nine retail winners beat the major averages.

  • Ann ($36.41 vs. $35.97 on Nov. 27 up 1.2%) the retailer of upscale women's clothing has a buy rating is 25.2% overvalued with a gain of 7.8% over the last 12 months and is well above its 200-day simple moving average at $33.05. Ann has a positive weekly chart profile and is above its five-week modified moving average at $35.71 and its 200-week SMA at $27.46, and set its 2013 high at $37.40 on Nov. 22. My annual value level is $30.07 with weekly and monthly risky levels at $37.63 and $38.74.
  • Chico's  ($18.71 vs. $18.61 on Nov. 27 up 0.5%) the retailer of casual clothing and accessories has a buy rating is 22.1% overvalued with a gain of just 0.8% over the last 12 months and is above its 200-day SMA at $17.32. Chicos has a positive but overbought weekly chart profile and is above its five-week MMA at $18.16 and its 200-week SMA at $14.62, and set its 2013 high at $19.95 on May 22. My annual value level is $16.25 with a monthly pivot at $18.16 and semiannual and weekly risky levels at $19.10 and $19.49.
  • Dollar General  ($61.47 vs. $57.35 on Nov. 27 up 7.2%) has a buy rating is 18% overvalued with a solid gain of 41.4% over the last 12 months and is well above its 200-day SMA at $54.74. Dollar General has a positive weekly chart profile and is above its five-week MMA at $59.47 and its 200-week SMA at $41.37, and set an all-time intra-day high at $61.95 on Christmas eve. My monthly value level is $58.77 with a quarterly risky level at $62.53.
  • Foot Locker  ($41.24 vs. $38.97 on Nov. 27 up 5.8%) has a buy rating is 15.7% overvalued with a gain of 24.5% over the last 12 months and is well above its 200-day SMA at $35.00. Foot Locker has a positive but overbought weekly chart profile and is above its five-week modified moving average at $38.66 and its 200-week SMA at $26.25, and set an all-time intra-day high at $41.45 on Christmas eve. My semiannual value levels are $39.29 and $36.94 and weekly and quarterly risky levels at $42.58 and $44.43.
  • Macy's ($52.71 vs. $53.54 on Nov. 27 slipping 1.6%) the full service mall anchor has a buy rating is 21.4% overvalued with a solid gain of 40.4% over the last 12 months and is well above its 200-day SMA at $46.77. Macys has a positive but overbought weekly chart profile and is above its five-week MMA at $50.66 and its 200-week SMA at $33.58, and set its all-time intra-day high at $54.07 on Nov. 29. My semiannual value level is $46.21 with semiannual, quarterly and monthly pivots at $52.85, $53.52 and $53.63 and a weekly risky level at $56.34.
  • Shoe Carnival ($28.79 vs. $28.48 on Nov. 27 up 1.1%) the footwear retailer has a buy rating is 32% overvalued with a solid gain of 44.9% over the last 12 months and is well above its 200-day SMA at $24.82. Shoe Carnival has a positive weekly chart profile and is above its five-week MMA at $27.85 and its 200-week SMA at $19.62, and set its all-time intra-day high at $29.40 on Dec. 3. My weekly value level is $26.96 with semiannual and quarterly pivots at $28.38 and $29.30 and semiannual and monthly risky levels at $30.37 and $31.13.
  • Tiffany ($91.03 vs. $88.16 on Nov. 27 up 3.3%) the retailer of high-end jewelry and diamonds has a buy rating is 28.6% overvalued with a solid gain of 56.1% over the last 12 months and is well above its 200-day SMA at $77.93. Tiffany has a positive but overbought weekly chart profile and is above its five-week MMA at $86.77 and its 200-week SMA at $64.10, and set its all-time intra-day high at $91.51 on Dec. 18. My semiannual value level is $86.69 with a monthly pivot at $89.35 and weekly and semiannual risky levels at $92.21 and $95.51.
  • TJX Companies  ($63.03 vs. $63.26 on Nov. 27 slipping 0.4%) the parent of retailers Marshalls, T.J. Maxx and Home Goods has a buy rating is 32.4% overvalued with a solid gain of 49.3% over the last 12 months and is well above its 200-day SMA at $53.69. TJX Companies has a positive but overbought weekly chart profile and is above its five-week MMA at $61.60 and its 200-week SMA at $36.15, and set its all-time intra-day high at $64.09 on Nov. 21. My annual value level is $52.67 with monthly and quarterly pivots at $63.73 and $63.94 and weekly risky level at $65.47.
  • Wal-Mart Stores  ($78.01 vs. $80.93 on Nov. 27 down 3.6%) the countries largest big box retailer has a buy rating is 8.5% overvalued with a gain of 13.8% over the last 12 months and is well above its 200-day SMA at $76.44. Wal-Mart will have a negative weekly chart profile with a close this week below its five-week MMA at $78.11 with its 200-week SMA at $62.83, and set its all-time intra-day high at $81.37 on Dec. 4. My semiannual value level is $74.96 with a monthly pivot at $78.66 and weekly and quarterly risky levels at $81.24 and $88.09.

At the time of publication the author held no positions in any of the stocks mentioned.