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Aeropostale, Target, Shoe Carnival Taken to Woodshed After Earnings

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Today we crunch the numbers on six retail stocks that had significant share price weakness since we profiled them earlier this month before they reported earnings.

Here are the profiles. "Crunching the Numbers" tables follow, on pages 2 and 3.

Aeropostale (ARO) ($3.98), down 10% since May 21. The company beat analysts' estimates for its bottom line, but that was with a loss of 52 cents a share. It also provided weak guidance. The stock traded as low as $3.37 on May 23 for another multiyear intraday low.

The weekly chart remains negative but oversold with its five-week modified moving average at $4.54. A weekly pivot is $3.83 with a monthly risky level at $6.86.

Shoe Carnival (SCVL) ($18.11), down 18% since May 21. The company missed analysts' EPS estimates by 2 cents by earning 45 cents. The stock traded as low as $18.05 on Wednesday, well below its 200-day SMA at $25.48.

The weekly chart remains negative but oversold. The five-week MMA is at $21.38 with the stock breaking below its 200-week SMA at $20.56. An annual value level is $16.86 with a weekly pivot at $20.33 and annual and quarterly risky levels at $24.20 and $25.69, respectively.

Staples (SPLS) ($11.34), down 14% since May 16. The company missed analysts' EPS estimates by 3 cents by earning 18 cents a share. The stock traded as low as $11.27 following earnings on Wednesday, well below its 200-day SMA at $14.05.

The weekly chart shifts to negative with a close this week below its five-week MMA at $12.20 and its 200-week SMA at $15.39. A quarterly value level is $10.14 with weekly and semiannual risky levels at $13.19 and $15.67, respectively.

Target (TGT) ($55.34), down 5.1% since May 19. The company matched analysts' EPS estimates by earning 70 cents a share. The stock traded to a postearnings intraday low at $55.25 on Wednesday, well below its 200-day SMA at $61.83.

The weekly chart remains negative with the stock below its five-week MMA and 200-week SMA at $58.30 and $58.44, respectively. Annual values are $54.45 and $53.25 with weekly and monthly risky levels at $58.34 and $60.95, respectively.

TJX Companies (TJX) ($54.30), down 7.3% since May 16. The company missed analysts' EPS estimates by 3 cents, earning 64 cents a share. The stock traded as low as $53.87 on May 20 well below its 200-day SMA at $59.02.

The weekly chart remains negative with its five-week MMA at $57.48. Annual value levels are $52.67 and $45.75 with a weekly pivot at $55.80 and semiannual and quarterly risky levels at $62.97 and $64.56, respectively.

Walmart (WMT) ($75.53), down 4.6% since May 13. The company missed analysts' EPS estimates by 2 cents, earning $1.13. The stock has been below its 200-day SMA at $76.29 since May 20.

The weekly chart is negative given a close this week below its five-week MMA at $76.79 with its 200-week SMA at $65.47. Annual value levels are $73.76 and $60.65 with a semiannual pivot at $75.89 and semiannual and weekly risky levels at $76.49 and $78.80, respectively.

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