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Williams-Sonoma is Among the Companies in the Homefurnishing Retail Industry With the Lowest Beta (WSM, BBBY, AAN, HVT, KIRK)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Homefurnishing Retail industry with the lowest betas. Lower-beta stocks mean minimal volatility and are therefore generally considered to be a less risk and offer more stable returns.

Williams-Sonoma ranks lowest with a a beta of 0.7. Bed Bath & Beyond is next with a a beta of 0.8. Aaron's ranks third lowest with a a beta of 0.9.

Haverty Furniture follows with a a beta of 0.9, and Kirkland's rounds out the bottom five with a a beta of 0.9.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Haverty Furniture on April 7th, 2016 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $19.50. Since that call, shares of Haverty Furniture have fallen 7.1%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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