7 Retail Stocks Hitting Trading Screens

Phillips-Van Heusen Corp. (NYSE:PVH): Clothing brand owner PVH gains 6.6% after its FQ3 beat.  Brean Murray (Buy) favors the impressive performance of PVH’s Tommy Hillfiger and Calvin Klein brands, while Citi (Buy) likes management’s CC remarks regarding a possible upside to FQ4 guidance, if the current business trends persist. Also gaining: Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE:RL), Perry Ellis International, Inc. (NASDAQ:PERY), Liz Claiborne, Inc. (NYSE:LIZ).

PVH shares sold recently at $73.79, rising $6.17, or 9.12%. Its market capitalization is $4.98 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $51.15 to $76.04. Volume today was 1,750,285 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 1,147,370 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 19.78, while trailing earnings are $3.73 per share. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Ascena Retail Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:ASNA): After its FQ1 misses its EPS predictions, Ascena Retail Group climbs but charges depress its earnings. Same-store sales surged 4% on improved total net sales, buoyed by a 9.8% sales gain in its Justice preteen business, but margins tightened to 42.3% from 42.7% due to an increase in overhead expenses.

ASNA shares recently traded at $28.31, up $0.79, or 2.87%. Its market capitalization is $2.18 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $24.00 to $35.25. Volume today was 706,135 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 734,008 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 13.42, while trailing earnings are $2.11 per share. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA): Ulta Salon produces a near-record high following its FQ3 report. The cosmetics retailer guided for FQ4 same-store sales growth of 6%-8% — more than Piper’s 4% estimate and management’s 3%-5% long-term target — despite indifferent top-line guidance. Jefferies maintains a Hold, but approves of management’s plans for expansion.

ULTA shares recently traded at $73.09, up $4.6, or 6.72%. Its market capitalization is $4.48 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $32.01 to $75.69. Volume today was 1,809,599 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 1,051,380 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 49.82, while trailing earnings are $1.47 per share. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>

Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF): S&P examines the worldwide luxury market, with a prediction of 10% growth this year to €200B ($269B) led by a 20% Asian upsurge and a rebound in the U.S. Analysts expect a slow-down in later years, but forecast that growth will outperform consumer goods with help from demand in China. Luxury retailers poised for success: Tiffany & Co. (NYSE:TIF), Coach, Inc. (NYSE:COH), Ralph Lauren Corp. (NYSE:RL), Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA).

TIF shares recently traded at $67.82, up $1.47, or 2.22%. Its market capitalization is $8.63 billion. They have traded in a 52-week range of $54.58 to $84.49. Volume today was 1,520,445 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 2,611,760 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 19.80, while trailing earnings are $3.43 per share. Get the most recent company news and stock data here >>