4 Retail Stocks On The Rise

All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 18 points (0.1%) at 15,482 as of Monday, July 15, 2013, 12:50 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,893 issues advancing vs. 1,042 declining with 108 unchanged.

The Retail industry currently sits up 0.5% versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.1%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 4 stocks pushing the industry higher today:

4. Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao ( CBD) is one of the companies pushing the Retail industry higher today. As of noon trading, Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao is up $0.97 (2.2%) to $45.79 on average volume. Thus far, 256,899 shares of Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 490,400 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $44.58-$45.87 after having opened the day at $44.72 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.82.

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuic o engages in the retail of food and non-food products to individual consumers through its chain of hypermarkets, supermarkets, specialized and department stores, and e-commerce. Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao has a market cap of $11.8 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 0.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 2 analysts that rate Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and good cash flow from operations. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including generally higher debt management risk and poor profit margins. Get the full Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao Ratings Report now.

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