If there has been an industry to avoid in the last couple of months, bricks-and-mortar retail is it.
Case in point: While the S&P 500 is up almost 9% since the start of 2017, the SPDR S&P 500 Retail ETF (XRT) is down 8% over that same stretch of time -- that's some pretty galling under-performance.
Not every retail stock is getting obliterated in this environment, though. In fact, a handful are actually posting incredibly strong performance in spite of the selloffs seen elsewhere in the retail industry. And, specifically, three large retail stocks look ready to rally higher this summer.
So, to figure out which retailers to buy here, we're taking a technical look at three huge retail names that are getting ready to charge higher (and when you should buy them).
Now, without further ado, here's a rundown of three technical setups that are showing bullish trading potential right now.