3 Stocks Underperforming Today In The Specialty Retail Industry

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All three major indices are trading up today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading up 31 points (0.2%) at 16,439 as of Monday, April 21, 2014, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,695 issues advancing vs. 1,308 declining with 151 unchanged.

The Specialty Retail industry currently is unchanged today versus the S&P 500, which is up 0.2%.

TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry lower today:

3. CarMax ( KMX) is one of the companies pushing the Specialty Retail industry lower today. As of noon trading, CarMax is down $0.54 (-1.2%) to $43.90 on light volume. Thus far, 553,995 shares of CarMax exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 1.8 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.84-$44.58 after having opened the day at $44.37 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $44.44.

CarMax, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a retailer of used vehicles in the United States. It operates in two segments, CarMax Sales Operations and CarMax Auto Finance. CarMax has a market cap of $9.9 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 5.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Thursday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate CarMax a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold.

TheStreet Ratings rates CarMax as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. Get the full CarMax Ratings Report now.

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