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Sears Holdings is Among the Companies in the Department Stores Industry with the Best Relative Performance (SHLD, JCP, M, JWN, KSS)

By David Diaz

Here are the top 5 stocks in the Department Stores industry ranked by performance. We compiled the trading activity from yesterday and then analyzed the industry looking for stocks that were outperforming. This is what we found:

Sears Holdings (NASDAQ:SHLD) ranks first with a gain of 4.39%; JC Penney (NYSE:JCP) ranks second with a gain of 4.11%; and Macy's (NYSE:M) ranks third with a gain of 2.66%.

Nordstrom (NYSE:JWN) follows with a gain of 2.03% and Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) rounds out the top five with a gain of 1.04%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Sears Holdings on May 4th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $15.08. Since that call, shares of Sears Holdings have fallen 29.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: relative performance sears holdings JC Penney macy's Nordstrom kohl's