Apparel Stores Stocks Under Scanner -- Abercrombie & Fitch, DSW Inc., Tailored Brands, and Francesca's

Aug 04, 2016, 08:00 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, August 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- takes a look at the Apparel Stores space which is constantly enhancing its business models to attract new customers; cater to changing preferences; keep up with technological trends; and introduce fresh ideas and designs. Under assessment are the following brands: Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE: ANF), DSW Inc. (NYSE: DSW), Tailored Brands Inc. (NYSE: TLRD), and Francesca's Holdings Corp. (NASDAQ: FRAN). You can access of our complimentary research reports on these stocks now at:

Abercrombie & Fitch  

New Albany, Ohio headquartered Abercrombie & Fitch Co.'s stock rose 1.46% and finished Wednesday's trading session at $20.11. A total volume of 1.69 million shares was traded. In the last one month, the stock has advanced 14.39%. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day moving average by 3.09%. Moreover, shares of Abercrombie & Fitch, which through its subsidiaries, operates as a specialty retailer of casual apparel, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 55.22.

On July 28th, 2016, Moody's Investors Service upgraded Abercrombie & Fitch Management ratings, including its Corporate Family Rating to Ba3 from B1, Probability of Default rating to Ba3-PD from B1-PD, and its senior secured term loan to Ba2 from B1. The company's SGL-1 Speculative Grade Liquidity rating was affirmed. Moody's stated that Abercrombie & Fitch's ratings outlook is stable. Visit us today and download your complete report on ANF for free at:

DSW Inc. 

On Wednesday, shares in Columbus, Ohio headquartered DSW Inc. recorded a trading volume of 2.40 million shares, which was higher than their three months average volume of 2.25 million shares. The stock ended the session 0.39% higher at $23.14. The Company's shares have gained 11.84% in the last one month and are trading 6.08% above their 50-day moving average. Furthermore, shares of DSW Inc., which together with its subsidiaries, operates as a branded footwear and accessories retailer in the United States, have an RSI of 51.03.

On July 11th, 2016, research firm Wells Fargo issued a rating upgrade from 'Underperform' to 'Market Perform' for the Company's stock.

On July 28th, 2016, DSW announced the launch of DSW Kids in over 200 stores in 40 states across the country. The retail expansion will include footwear for kids of all ages from infants and toddlers through teens. The company stated that the twenty-one new stores opening this fall will also offer DSW Kids. The complimentary research report on DSW can be accessed at:

Tailored Brands  

Shares in Houston, Texas-based Tailored Brands Inc. closed the day at $14.11, up 1.29%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 740,825 shares. The Company's shares have gained 14.90% in the last month, and are trading 6.32% above their 50-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Tailored Brands, which operates as a specialty apparel retailer in the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada, have an RSI of 50.54.

On August 02nd, 2016, research firm Wunderlich initiated a 'Buy' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $20 per share.

On August 03rd, 2016, Tailored Brands announced that it will release Q2 2016 results on September 7th, 2016 at approximately 5:30 p.m. ET. Tailored Brands management will host a conference call and live webcast 9:00 a.m. ET on September 8th, 2016. Register for free on and download the PDF research report on TLRD at:

Francesca's Holdings  

At the closing bell yesterday, shares in Houston, Texas headquartered Francesca's Holdings Corp. ended 1.44% lower at $12.31, and with a total volume of 755,088 shares traded. The stock has advanced 11.60% in the last one month. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day moving average by 8.92%. Furthermore, shares of Francesca's Holdings, which through its subsidiaries, operates a chain of retail boutiques, have an RSI of 54.57. Get free access to your research report on FRAN at:

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