The retailer stocks have been hammered so hard, due to low sales expectations for the holiday season, that the metrics on these stocks have become very favorable.

If these companies surprise on the upside by reporting revenues and earnings higher than expected, they could exhibit some strong price increases.

Stockpickr has reviewed all the major retailers and created the Santa Portfolio, which includes ten top retail stocks -- all but one of which has a

price/earnings-to-growth (or PEG) ratio

less than one.

The Santa Portfolio includes takes on such top retailers as

Abercrombie & Fitch Co.

(ANF) - Get Report

,

J. C. Penney

(JCP) - Get Report

,

American Eagle Outfitters

(AEO) - Get Report

,

Nordstrom

(JWN) - Get Report

,

The Gap

(GPS) - Get Report

and

Target

(TGT) - Get Report

, which is the top equity position in Bill Ackman's Pershing Square Capital Management.

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