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Retail Earnings Recap: Losers Outnumber Winners 9 to 2

Stock quotes in this article: AEO, ARO, DG, DKS, EXPR, FL, PLCE, SPLS, ULTA, URBN, WSM, AAPL

Express (EXPR) ($15.82, down 15.3% YTD): Reported earnings on March 12 and missed analysts' EPS estimates by 2 cents earning 57 cents a share. The stock traded to a new 52-week intraday low at $15.51 in reaction to this miss. The weekly chart shifts to neutral with a close Friday below its five-week MMA at $17.78. My quarterly and monthly risky levels are $18.45 and $20.70.

Foot Locker ($45.38, up 9.5% YTD): Reported earnings on March 7 and beat analysts' EPS estimates by 7 cents earning 82 cents a share. The stock set a new all-time intraday high at $46.80 on March 7. The weekly chart is positive with its five-week MMA at $41.91. My semiannual and monthly value levels are $40.70 and $40.27 with quarterly and semiannual risky levels at $46.26 and $46.78.

Childrens Place (PLCE) ($51.24, down 10.1% YTD): Reported earnings on March 6 and beat analysts' EPS estimates by 2 cents earning 96 cents a share. The stock set a new 2014 intraday low at $47.57 on Feb. 6 on cautious guidance. The weekly chart shifts to neutral with a close Friday below its five-week MMA at $53.18. My annual value level is $40.61 with an annual pivot at $51.32 and quarterly and monthly risky levels at $52.92 and $54.68.

Staples (SPLS) ($11.21, down 29.5% YTD): Reported earnings on March 6 and missed analysts' EPS estimates by 6 cents earning 33 cents a share. The stock gapped lower, setting a new 52-week low at $11.14 on March 13. The weekly chart remains negative but oversold with its five-week MMA at $12.88. My semiannual value level is $7.32 with semiannual, quarterly and annual risky levels at $13.67, $14.53 and $15.54.

ULTA Salon (ULTA) ($95.89, down 0.7% YTD): Reported earnings after the closing bell on March 13 and beat analysts' EPS estimates by 2 cents, earning $1.09 cents a share. The stock popped at Friday's open at $95.89, still well below its 200-day SMA at $102.90. The weekly chart shifts to positive given a close Friday above its five-week MMA at $89.45. My monthly and semiannual risky levels are $108.10 and $120.89.

Urban Outfitters (URBN) ($34.92, down 5.9% YTD): Reported earnings on March 10 and beat analysts' EPS estimates by 4 cents earning 59 cents a share. The stock traded as low as $34.74 after the stock broke below its 50-day SMA at $36.56. The weekly chart shifts to neutral on a close Friday below its five-week MMA at $36.44. My semiannual value level is $33.29 with annual risky levels at $36.29 and $36.78 with quarterly and semiannual risky levels at $44.34 and $46.93.

Williams-Sonoma ($64.53, up 10.7% YTD): Reported earnings on March 12 and beat analysts' EPS estimates by 3 cents earning $1.38 cents a share. The stock set a new all-time intraday high at $59.99 on March 12. The weekly chart remains positive with its five-week MMA at $58.38. Quarterly and monthly value levels are $59.35 and $57.96 with semiannual risky levels at $65.15 and $65.73.

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