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  • Most Recent List Of Retail Stocks Being Sold By Hedge Funds 0 comments
    Dec 19, 2012 10:42 AM | about stocks: EXPR, RSH, GME, ZAGG, TITN, BGFV, ARO, AM-OLD, BIG, HGG, BKS, RUE, BKE, WTSL, KSS, BBY, CACH, SHLD

    Screen Criteria:

    All of the Retail companies mentioned here have seen significant institutional selling, as reported in 13-F filings during the most recent quarter. (Link to original post)

    Ranking of This List:

    Based on performance data over the last month, this list is currently ranked 164 out of 284 lists tracked by Contextuall.com. In other words, the company characteristics described below have outperformed 42.25% of lists in Contextuall's coverage universe.

    Average Weekly Returns:

    Average 1-Week Return of All Stocks Mentioned Below: 1.68%

    Average 1-Month Return of All Stocks Mentioned Below: 0.51%

    Analysis of List Alpha:

    Number of Stocks in This List Generating Excess Return vs. SP500 (Beta Adjusted Over Last Week): 10 out of 18 (55.56%)

    Number of Stocks in This List Generating Excess Return vs. SP500 (Beta Adjusted Over Last Month): 7 out of 18 (38.89%)

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

    1. Express Inc. (NYSE:EXPR): Operates specialty retail stores in the United States. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 5.2M shares (6.36% of float at 81.72M shares).

    2. RadioShack Corp. (NYSE:RSH): Engages in the retail sale of consumer electronic goods and services through its RadioShack store chain and kiosk operations. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 23.0M shares (23.46% of float at 98.02M shares).

    3. GameStop Corp. (NYSE:GME): Operates as a retailer of video game products and personal computer (PC) entertainment software. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 8.0M shares (6.73% of float at 118.80M shares).

    4. ZAGG Inc. (NASDAQ:ZAGG): Designs, manufactures, and distributes protective coverings, audio accessories, and power solutions for consumer electronic and hand-held devices, under the invisibleSHIELD, ZAGGaudio, and ZAGGskins brand names, primarily in the United States and Europe. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 1.4M shares (5.71% of float at 24.52M shares).

    5. Titan Machinery (NASDAQ:TITN): Operates a network of full service agricultural and construction equipment stores in the United States. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 3.5M shares (20.75% of float at 16.87M shares).

    6. Big 5 Sporting Goods Corp. (NASDAQ:BGFV): Operates as a sporting goods retailer in the western United States. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 866.4K shares (5.97% of float at 14.51M shares).

    7. 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. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 5.5M shares (7.09% of float at 77.59M shares).

    8. American Greetings Corp. (NYSE:AM): Engages in the design, manufacture, and sale of greeting cards and other social expression products worldwide. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 1.4M shares (5.04% of float at 27.79M shares).

    9. Big Lots Inc. (NYSE:BIG): Operates as a broad line closeout retailer in the United States. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 6.9M shares (12.23% of float at 56.41M shares).

    10. hhgregg (NYSE:HGG): Operates as a specialty retailer of consumer electronics, home appliances, and related services. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 3.5M shares (23.33% of float at 15.00M shares).

    11. Barnes & Noble (NYSE:BKS): Operates as a content, commerce, and technology company in the United States. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 4.3M shares (11.72% of float at 36.70M shares).

    12. rue21 (NASDAQ:RUE): Operates as a specialty apparel retailer in the United States. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 1.2M shares (7.79% of float at 15.40M shares).

    13. Buckle Inc. (NYSE:BKE): Operates as a retailer of casual apparel, footwear, and accessories for young men and women in the continental United States. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 3.1M shares (11.40% of float at 27.19M shares).

    14. Wet Seal Inc. (WTSLA): Operates stores that sell fashionable and contemporary apparel and accessory items designed for female customers. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 7.6M shares (10.28% of float at 73.92M shares).

    15. Kohl's Corp. (NYSE:KSS): Operates department stores in the United States. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 11.5M shares (5.44% of float at 211.42M shares).

    16. Best Buy Co. Inc. (NYSE:BBY): Operates as a retailer of consumer electronics, home office products, entertainment products, appliances, and related services primarily in the United States, Europe, Canada, and China. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 31.4M shares (11.81% of float at 265.89M shares).

    17. Cache Inc. (NASDAQ:CACH): Operates as a mall-based specialty retailer of women's lifestyle sportswear and dresses in the United States. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 658.1K shares (10.08% of float at 6.53M shares).

    18. Sears Holdings Corporation (NASDAQ:SHLD): Operates as a retailer in the United States and Canada. Net institutional shares sold during the most recent quarter at 2.9M shares (6.88% of float at 42.15M shares).

    Stocks: EXPR, RSH, GME, ZAGG, TITN, BGFV, ARO, AM-OLD, BIG, HGG, BKS, RUE, BKE, WTSL, KSS, BBY, CACH, SHLD
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