Shares of American Eagle Outfitters (AEO +1.9%), Guess (GES +2.7%), Gap (GPS +1.7%), and...

|About: American Eagle Outfitters... (AEO)|By:, SA News Editor

Shares of American Eagle Outfitters (AEO +1.9%), Guess (GES +2.7%), Gap (GPS +1.7%), and Aeropostale (ARO +1.1%) shoot higher along with other sector peers as a better-than-expected report on December retail sales and a sweet raise in guidance from Express helps to buoy sentiment.