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Top 5 Companies in the Apparel Retail Industry with the Best Relative Performance (ZUMZ , URBN , BKE , CATO , FRAN )

By Amy Schwartz

We looked at the Apparel Retail industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

Zumiez Inc (NASDAQ:ZUMZ ) ranks first with a gain of 1.87%; Urban Outfitter (NASDAQ:URBN ) ranks second with a gain of 1.87%; and The Buckle Inc (NYSE:BKE ) ranks third with a gain of 1.25%.

Cato Corp-A (NYSE:CATO ) follows with a gain of 0.87% and Francescas Holdi (NASDAQ:FRAN ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.77%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Cato Corp-A on March 15th, 2018 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $12.87. Since that recommendation, shares of Cato Corp-A have risen 88.1%. We continue to monitor Cato Corp-A for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: relative performance zumiez inc urban outfitter the buckle inc cato corp-a francescas holdi