3 Stocks Pushing The Specialty Retail Industry Lower

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The Specialty Retail industry as a whole closed the day up 0.4% versus the S&P 500, which was unchanged. Laggards within the Specialty Retail industry included DGSE Companies ( DGSE), down 3.1%, Lentuo International ( LAS), down 3.8%, Medifast ( MED), down 2.9%, Container Store Group ( TCS), down 4.3% and Barnes & Noble ( BKS), down 2.0%.

TheStreet Ratings Group would like to highlight 3 stocks that pushed the industry lower today:

Container Store Group ( TCS) is one of the companies that pushed the Specialty Retail industry lower today. Container Store Group was down $1.25 (4.3%) to $27.75 on average volume. Throughout the day, 357,710 shares of Container Store Group exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 421,200 shares. The stock ranged in price between $27.53-$29.16 after having opened the day at $29.12 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.00.

Container Store Group has a market cap of $1.4 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 37.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Container Store Group a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 6 rate it a hold.

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