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Taking A Closer Look At These Cheap Retail Stocks

|Includes:AEO, ANN, ARO, BKS, Caleres, Inc. (CAL), DEST, GME, HOTT, JNY, NWY, OUTR, PLCE, SHLD, SPLS, UNTD, WMAR

Screen Criteria:

List of Retail stocks with low Levered Free Cash Flow to Enterprise Value (LFCF/EV) ratios. (Link to original post)

Ranking of This List:

Based on performance data over the last month, this list is currently ranked 80 out of 284 lists tracked by Contextuall.com. In other words, the company characteristics described below have outperformed 71.83% of lists in Contextuall's coverage universe.

Average Weekly Returns:

Average 1-Week Return of All Stocks Mentioned Below: 1.06%

Average 1-Month Return of All Stocks Mentioned Below: 3.88%

Analysis of List Alpha:

Number of Stocks in This List Generating Excess Return vs. SP500 (Beta Adjusted Over Last Week): 10 out of 16 (62.50%)

Number of Stocks in This List Generating Excess Return vs. SP500 (Beta Adjusted Over Last Month): 9 out of 16 (56.25%)

(List sorted by monthly performance, from best to worst)

1. Brown Shoe Co. Inc. (BWS): Operates as a footwear retailer and wholesaler primarily in the in the United States, Canada, China, and Guam. Levered free cash flow at 128.36M vs. enterprise value at 1.06B (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.12).

2. GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME): Operates as a retailer of video game products and personal computer (PC) entertainment software. Levered free cash flow at 486.89M vs. enterprise value at 2.97B (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.16).

3. New York & Company Inc. (NYSE:NWY): Operates as a specialty retailer of women's fashion apparel and accessories in the United States. Levered free cash flow at 30.28M vs. enterprise value at 188.96M (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.16).

4. Destination Maternity Corporation (NASDAQ:DEST): Engages in the design and retail of maternity apparel. Levered free cash flow at 37.83M vs. enterprise value at 277.91M (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.14).

5. Hot Topic Inc. (NASDAQ:HOTT): Operates as a mall- and Web-based specialty retailer in the United States. Levered free cash flow at 39.10M vs. enterprise value at 351.57M (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.11).

6. West Marine Inc. (NASDAQ:WMAR): Operates as a specialty retailer of boating supplies primarily in the United States. Levered free cash flow at 24.77M vs. enterprise value at 174.74M (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.14).

7. Staples (NASDAQ:SPLS): Operates as an office products company. Levered free cash flow at 1.02B vs. enterprise value at 8.52B (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.12).

8. Coinstar (NASDAQ:CSTR): Provides automated retail solutions primarily in the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, the United Kingdom, and Ireland. Levered free cash flow at 183.63M vs. enterprise value at 1.59B (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.12).

9. United Online (NASDAQ:UNTD): Provides consumer products and services over the Internet, primarily in the United States and internationally. Levered free cash flow at 76.79M vs. enterprise value at 647.99M (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.12).

10. Aeropostale (NYSE:ARO): Designs, markets, and sells casual sportswear and other fashion merchandise under its own brands, principally targeted at customers 11 to 18 years old. Levered free cash flow at 112.64M vs. enterprise value at 861.97M (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.13).

11. ANN INC (NYSE:ANN): Operates as a specialty retailer of women's apparel, shoes, and accessories primarily in the United States. Levered free cash flow at 154.06M vs. enterprise value at 1.39B (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.11).

12. Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS): Operates as a content, commerce, and technology company in the United States. Levered free cash flow at 117.72M vs. enterprise value at 926.38M (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.13).

13. The Jones Group Inc. (NYSE:JNY): Engages in the design, marketing, and wholesale of apparel, footwear, and accessories in the United States and Canada. Levered free cash flow at 376.70M vs. enterprise value at 1.54B (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.24).

14. American Eagle Outfitters (NYSE:AEO): Operates as an apparel and accessories retailer in the United States and Canada. Levered free cash flow at 425.08M vs. enterprise value at 3.53B (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.12).

15. The Children (NASDAQ:PLCE): Operates as a children's specialty apparel retailer in North America. Levered free cash flow at 103.72M vs. enterprise value at 865.01M (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.12).

16. Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD): Operates as a retailer in the United States and Canada. Levered free cash flow at 1.30B vs. enterprise value at 7.88B (LFCF/EV ratio at 0.17).

Stocks: CAL, GME, NWY, DEST, HOTT, WMAR, SPLS, OUTR, UNTD, ARO, ANN, BKS, JNY, AEO, PLCE, SHLD