Retail Earnings at the Mall

Tickers in this article: HD HOTT WSM LTD GME FC

Limited Brands (LTD) ($47.31): Has a buy rating with a reasonably elevated P/E and is above its 200-day SMA at $47.09. The stock set a multi-year high at $52.20 on Sept. 21. The weekly chart profile is negative with the five-week MMA at $48.02 and the 200-week SMA at $30.50.

Williams-Sonoma (WSM) ($46.05): Has a buy rating with a reasonable P/E and is above its 200-day SMA at $38.80. The weekly chart profile is overbought with the five-week MMA at $45.05 and the 200-week SMA at $29.51.

Retailers reporting earnings results pre-market Thursday:

Buckle (BKE) ($47.68): Has a buy rating with a reasonable P/E and is above its 200-day SMA at $43.51. The stock tried to trade above $50 in March and April and could not and tested $49.50 on Nov. 7. The weekly chart shifts to positive with a close this week above its five-week MMA at $45.79 with the 200-week SMA at $36.38.

Gamestop (GME) ($23.26): Has a buy rating with a favorable P/E and is above its 200-day SMA at $20.87. The weekly chart is overbought with the five-week MMA and the 200-week SMA converged at $22.46 and $22.59.

Childrens Place (PLCE) ($57.57): Has a buy rating with a reasonable P/E and is above its 200-day SMA at $51.89. The stock set a multi-year high at $62.24 on Nov. 6. The weekly chart is negative with the five-week MMA at $58.51 and the 200-week SMA at $43.07.

Retailers reporting earnings results after the close Thursday:

Gap (GPS) ($33.69): Has a buy rating with a reasonable P/E and is above its 200-day SMA at $29.45. The stock set a multi-year high at $37.85 on Oct. 5. The stock has a negative weekly chart profile with the five-week MMA at $34.78 and the 200-week SMA at $21.34.

Retailers reporting earnings results pre-market Friday.

Foot Locker (FL) ($32.62): Has a buy rating with a reasonable P/E and is above its 200-day SMA at $31.94. The stock set a multi-year high at $37.65 on Sept. 21. The stock has a negative weekly chart profile with the five-week MMA at $33.98 and the 200-week SMA is $19.23.

Hibbett Sports (HIBB) ($54.33): Has a buy rating with an elevated P/E and is below its 200-day SMA at $56.25. The stock set a multi-year high at $63.39 on Aug. 8. The stock has a negative weekly chart profile with the five-week MMA at $55.72 and the 200-week SMA is $34.00.

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

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