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Best Retail Stocks to Buy Now (2022)
Top retail stocks in 2022 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best retail stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the specialty retail industry.

Industry: Specialty Retail
Ticker
Company
Forecast Score
Market Cap
Price
Price Target
Upside/Downside
Consensus
Analysts
Fore. Revenue Growth
Fore. Earnings Growth
Forecast ROE
Forecast ROA
BWMX
BETTERWARE DE MEXICO SAPI DE CV
$268.68M$7.20$15.00108.33%Strong Buy117.38%-30.63%129.00%31.43%
OLPX
OLAPLEX HOLDINGS INC
$6.24B$9.62$24.86158.46%Strong Buy1219.30%19.98%96.52%40.18%
MNSO
MINISO GROUP HOLDING LTD
$1.50B$4.98$9.5190.96%Strong Buy122.47%33.01%87.60%54.60%
WSM
WILLIAMS SONOMA INC
$8.17B$122.45$163.7133.70%Hold142.28%1.61%91.80%27.17%
ELA
ENVELA CORP
$138.12M$5.13N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
LIVE
LIVE VENTURES INC
$78.53M$25.50N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
TSCO
TRACTOR SUPPLY CO
$20.81B$187.49$239.2927.63%Strong Buy175.97%7.09%66.64%16.21%
GPC
GENUINE PARTS CO
$21.17B$149.70$138.67-7.37%Hold34.02%5.26%36.83%8.26%
HIBB
HIBBETT INC
$659.54M$51.50$76.0047.57%Buy83.90%10.20%42.68%15.49%
BGFV
BIG 5 SPORTING GOODS CORP
$243.27M$10.97N/AN/AStrong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
BBY
BEST BUY CO INC
$14.65B$65.08$78.0819.98%Hold15-0.27%9.88%80.26%15.05%
HZO
MARINEMAX INC
$654.64M$30.40$50.2565.30%Buy43.15%-4.69%22.56%12.69%
BBW
BUILD-A-BEAR WORKSHOP INC
$197.67M$13.22$33.00149.62%Strong Buy1-53.31%-5.08%46.36%16.52%
AAP
ADVANCE AUTO PARTS INC
$9.60B$159.66$224.9240.88%Strong Buy132.35%29.98%35.17%8.10%
ULTA
ULTA BEAUTY INC
$20.73B$404.76$481.2518.90%Strong Buy204.53%3.45%68.94%24.66%
FIVE
FIVE BELOW INC
$7.68B$138.40$175.1426.55%Strong Buy1413.97%19.73%35.04%13.20%
LE
LANDS' END INC
$274.52M$8.29$15.0080.94%Hold18.83%100.74%22.14%7.29%
CONN
CONNS INC
$184.29M$7.71$15.0094.55%Buy33.88%22.47%7.94%2.53%
ASO
ACADEMY SPORTS & OUTDOORS INC
$3.60B$45.16$57.9228.25%Strong Buy124.72%2.84%42.25%13.81%
WOOF
PETCO HEALTH & WELLNESS COMPANY INC
$3.50B$11.53$20.6378.88%Buy91.81%17.50%13.18%4.59%
DKS
DICK's SPORTING GOODS INC
$8.95B$112.95$123.289.14%Buy181.87%-6.95%47.01%11.27%
WINA
WINMARK CORP
$741.79M$215.78N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
AZO
AUTOZONE INC
$42.07B$2,159.02$2.35k8.95%Strong Buy145.01%9.62%-85.08%19.85%
NVVE
NUVVE HOLDING CORP
$33.32M$1.49$11.00638.26%Strong Buy1172.17%N/A164.12%110.61%
TA
TRAVELCENTERS OF AMERICA INC
$811.43M$54.62$70.0028.16%Buy22.05%-22.49%6.23%1.31%
RH
RH
$5.94B$250.51$368.1946.98%Strong Buy162.11%-13.98%47.62%9.96%
MUSA
MURPHY USA INC
$6.48B$277.48$281.671.51%Buy33.13%-15.63%55.08%9.96%
EVGO
EVGO INC
$2.11B$7.97$13.0864.15%Buy8105.98%N/A-8.16%6.80%
AAN
AARON's COMPANY INC
$323.47M$10.51$21.0099.81%Hold28.69%13.72%12.90%4.81%
BARK
BARK INC
$324.36M$1.84$8.00334.78%Strong Buy110.10%N/A-19.67%-9.22%
SBH
SALLY BEAUTY HOLDINGS INC
$1.40B$13.07$14.178.39%Sell5-0.17%4.90%91.15%10.04%
ORLY
O REILLY AUTOMOTIVE INC
$45.07B$711.76$749.105.25%Strong Buy104.12%5.09%-223.67%20.53%
REAL
THEREALREAL INC
$144.26M$1.51$10.70608.34%Buy1519.46%N/AN/A-16.65%
TCS
CONTAINER STORE GROUP INC
$257.67M$5.00$9.0080.00%Hold22.09%-12.44%13.67%4.84%
FLWS
1 800 FLOWERS COM INC
$417.56M$6.47$10.0054.56%Buy2N/AN/AN/AN/A
SFIX
STITCH FIX INC
$429.93M$3.88$7.6396.52%Hold186.24%N/A-31.25%-13.19%
KAR
KAR AUCTION SERVICES INC
$1.34B$11.54$20.0073.31%Hold3-16.24%-65.71%6.54%1.74%
VLTA
VOLTA INC
$224.07M$1.33$6.19365.26%Buy883.46%N/A-26.42%-13.03%
CHPT
CHARGEPOINT HOLDINGS INC
$5.07B$14.93$22.1748.47%Strong Buy1347.72%N/A-20.82%-7.80%
PRTY
PARTY CITY HOLDCO INC
$180.79M$1.60$2.0025.00%Hold11.07%-21.05%48.80%3.46%
HNST
HONEST COMPANY INC
$314.22M$3.40$5.8572.06%Hold65.55%N/A15.60%9.79%
BQ
BOQII HOLDING LTD
$18.16M$1.19$3.00152.10%Strong Buy117.31%N/A-34.22%-8.47%
KSPN
KASPIEN HOLDINGS INC
$5.46M$1.51$40.002,549.01%Strong Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
EYE
NATIONAL VISION HOLDINGS INC
$2.63B$33.33$40.2520.76%Strong Buy45.62%-0.11%15.66%6.13%
CTIB
YUNHONG CTI LTD
$4.02M$0.68N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
BNED
BARNES & NOBLE EDUCATION INC
$122.49M$2.34$6.00156.41%Buy1N/AN/AN/AN/A
TUEM
TUESDAY MORNING CORP
$23.25M$0.13$0.50278.79%Hold1N/AN/AN/AN/A
TLF
TANDY LEATHER FACTORY INC
$28.83M$3.50N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
JOAN
JOANN INC
$276.54M$6.78$6.20-8.55%Sell7-0.93%N/A21.51%0.44%
GME
GAMESTOP CORP
$7.75B$25.46$26.504.08%Sell25.26%N/A-19.95%-9.57%
ODP
ODP CORP
$1.73B$35.66$41.0014.97%Hold1-3.29%N/A15.08%5.10%
YSG
YATSEN HOLDING LTD
$627.17M$1.05$0.78-26.19%Hold3-0.94%N/AN/AN/A
KIRK
KIRKLAND's INC
$39.54M$3.10$15.00383.87%Buy2N/AN/AN/AN/A
BBBY
BED BATH & BEYOND INC
$494.94M$6.19$7.9428.24%Sell18-3.31%N/AN/A-3.01%
JFBR
JEFFS' BRANDS LTD
N/A$0.99N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
SSU
SIGNA SPORTS UNITED NV
$1.92B$5.69$11.0093.32%Strong Buy1N/AN/A-6.40%-3.86%

Retail Stocks FAQ

What are the best retail stocks to buy right now in Oct 2022?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best retail stocks to buy right now are:

1. Betterware De Mexico Sapi De Cv (NASDAQ:BWMX)


Betterware De Mexico Sapi De Cv (NASDAQ:BWMX) is the top retail stock with a Zen Score of 70, which is 34 points higher than the retail industry average of 36. It passed 27 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Betterware De Mexico Sapi De Cv has seen its stock lose -79.81% over the past year, underperforming other retail stocks by -72 percentage points.

Betterware De Mexico Sapi De Cv has an average 1 year price target of $15.00, an upside of 108.33% from Betterware De Mexico Sapi De Cv's current stock price of $7.20.

Betterware De Mexico Sapi De Cv stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Betterware De Mexico Sapi De Cv, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

2. Olaplex Holdings (NASDAQ:OLPX)


Olaplex Holdings (NASDAQ:OLPX) is the second best retail stock with a Zen Score of 64, which is 28 points higher than the retail industry average of 36. It passed 22 out of 33 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Olaplex Holdings has seen its stock lose -60.73% over the past year, underperforming other retail stocks by -53 percentage points.

Olaplex Holdings has an average 1 year price target of $24.86, an upside of 158.46% from Olaplex Holdings's current stock price of $9.62.

Olaplex Holdings stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 12 analysts covering Olaplex Holdings, 58.33% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 25% have issued a Buy, 16.67% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Miniso Group Holding (NYSE:MNSO)


Miniso Group Holding (NYSE:MNSO) is the third best retail stock with a Zen Score of 62, which is 26 points higher than the retail industry average of 36. It passed 24 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Miniso Group Holding has seen its stock lose -65.82% over the past year, underperforming other retail stocks by -58 percentage points.

Miniso Group Holding has an average 1 year price target of $9.51, an upside of 90.96% from Miniso Group Holding's current stock price of $4.98.

Miniso Group Holding stock has a consensus Strong Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 1 analyst covering Miniso Group Holding, 100% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 0% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the retail stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 16 retail stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 retail stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Betterware De Mexico Sapi De Cv (NASDAQ:BWMX)


Betterware De Mexico Sapi De Cv (NASDAQ:BWMX) has an annual dividend yield of 20.56%, which is 15 percentage points higher than the retail industry average of 5.36%.

Betterware De Mexico Sapi De Cv's dividend payout ratio of 70.1% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

2. Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV)


Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV) has an annual dividend yield of 18.23%, which is 13 percentage points higher than the retail industry average of 5.36%. Big 5 Sporting Goods's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% three times in the last 10 years. Big 5 Sporting Goods's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Big 5 Sporting Goods's dividend payout ratio of 69.9% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

3. Build A Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW)


Build A Bear Workshop (NYSE:BBW) has an annual dividend yield of 9.46%, which is 4 percentage points higher than the retail industry average of 5.36%.

Build A Bear Workshop's dividend payout ratio of 38.7% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are retail stocks down?

Retail stocks were down -1.37% in the last day, and up 1.53% over the last week. Volta was the among the top losers in the specialty retail industry, dropping -15.29% yesterday.

Shares of several companies in the retail & apparel space are trading lower amid concerns over further Fed policy tightening. This could slow the economy and increase unemployment, which would negatively impact consumer spending.

What are the most undervalued retail stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued retail stocks right now are:

1. Hibbett (NASDAQ:HIBB)


Hibbett (NASDAQ:HIBB) is the most undervalued retail stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Hibbett has a valuation score of 86, which is 43 points higher than the retail industry average of 43. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Hibbett's stock has dropped -32.77% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the retail industry by -25 percentage points.

2. Live Ventures (NASDAQ:LIVE)


Live Ventures (NASDAQ:LIVE) is the second most undervalued retail stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Live Ventures has a valuation score of 86, which is 43 points higher than the retail industry average of 43. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Live Ventures's stock has dropped -34.02% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the retail industry by -26 percentage points.

3. Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV)


Big 5 Sporting Goods (NASDAQ:BGFV) is the third most undervalued retail stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Big 5 Sporting Goods has a valuation score of 86, which is 43 points higher than the retail industry average of 43. It passed 6 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Big 5 Sporting Goods's stock has dropped -57.66% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the retail industry by -49 percentage points.

Are retail stocks a good buy now?

40% of retail stocks rated by analysts are a strong buy right now. On average, analysts expect retail stocks to rise by 17.94% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the specialty retail industry?

The average P/E ratio of the specialty retail industry is 15.2x.
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