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Top 5 Companies in the General Merchandise Stores Industry With the Highest Beta (TUES, FRED, BIG, OLLI, DG)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the General Merchandise Stores industry with the highest betas. Higher-beta stocks mean greater volatility and are therefore generally considered to be riskier but also may provide the potential for higher returns.

Tuesday Morning ranks highest with a a beta of 1.5. Following is Fred'S Inc-A with a a beta of 1.2. Big Lots Inc ranks third highest with a a beta of 1.0.

Ollie'S Bargain follows with a a beta of 1.0, and Dollar General C rounds out the top five with a a beta of 0.8.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Fred'S Inc-A on July 23rd, 2019 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $0.41. Since that call, shares of Fred'S Inc-A have fallen 85.2%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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Ticker(s): TUES BIG OLLI DG