Retail Stocks On The Rise With Help From 3 Stocks

All three major indices are trading down today with the Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) trading down 112 points (-0.6%) at 17,638 as of Wednesday, May 4, 2016, 12:55 PM ET. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 1,014 issues advancing vs. 1,910 declining with 149 unchanged. The Retail industry currently sits down 0.7% versus the S&P 500, which is down 0.6%. A company within the industry that fell today was Liberty Interactive ( LVNTA), up 2.3%. TheStreet would like to highlight 3 stocks pushing the industry higher today: 3. Luxottica Group SpA ( LUX) is one of the companies pushing the Retail industry higher today. As of noon trading, Luxottica Group SpA is up $0.35 (0.6%) to $56.48 on light volume. Thus far, 20,174 shares of Luxottica Group SpA exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 57,600 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $56.43-$56.89 after having opened the day at $56.68 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $56.13. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE. Luxottica Group S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, provides fashion, luxury, sports, and performance eyewear worldwide. It operates through two segments, Manufacturing and Wholesale Distribution, and Retail Distribution. Luxottica Group SpA has a market cap of $27.2 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are down 13.5% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there is 1 analyst who rates Luxottica Group SpA a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 1 rates it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Luxottica Group SpA as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its growth in earnings per share, revenue growth and expanding profit margins. However, as a counter to these strengths, we find that the stock has had a generally disappointing performance in the past year. Get the full Luxottica Group SpA Ratings Report now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

2. As of noon trading, CDW ( CDW) is up $2.27 (5.9%) to $40.61 on heavy volume. Thus far, 872,351 shares of CDW exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 934,900 shares. The stock has ranged in price between $39.95-$41.74 after having opened the day at $41.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $38.34. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE. CDW Corporation distributes information technology (IT) solutions in North America and the United Kingdom. It operates in two segments, Corporate and Public. CDW has a market cap of $6.4 billion and is part of the technology sector. Shares are down 8.8% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 6 analysts who rate CDW a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates CDW as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, notable return on equity, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and solid stock price performance. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full CDW Ratings Report now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE.

1. As of noon trading, Dollar General ( DG) is up $0.67 (0.8%) to $83.60 on light volume. Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Dollar General exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $81.05-$84.12 after having opened the day at $83.36 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $82.93. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE. Dollar General Corporation, a discount retailer, provides various merchandise products in the southern, southwestern, midwestern, and eastern United States. Dollar General has a market cap of $23.6 billion and is part of the services sector. Shares are up 15.4% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 15 analysts who rate Dollar General a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 3 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Dollar General as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, solid stock price performance, growth in earnings per share, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel its strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Dollar General Ratings Report now. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: See inside Jim Cramer's multi-million dollar charitable trust portfolio to see the stocks he thinks could be potential winners. Click here to see his holdings for 14-days FREE. If you are interested in one of these 3 stocks, ETFs may be of interest. Investors who are bullish on the retail industry could consider SPDR S&P Retail ETF ( XRT) while those bearish on the retail industry could consider ProShares Ultra Sht Consumer Goods ( SZK).

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