Aeropostale (ARO) Worth Watching: Stock Soars 15.0% - Tale of the Tape

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Aeropostale, Inc. ( ARO ) was a big mover last session with its shares surging nearly 15% on the day. The move came on solid volume too with far more shares changing hands than in a normal session. This reverses the recent downtrend of the company as the stock has lost nearly 18% in the past one-month time frame.

This mall-based specialty retailer has seen a mixed track record when it comes to estimate revisions of 5 increases and 1 decrease over the last 30 days. Meanwhile, the Zacks Consensus Estimate has moved higher over the same period. This implies solid trading potential for the company. So make sure to keep an eye on this stock going forward to see if yesterday's rally can turn into more strength down the road.

Aeropostale currently has a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) while its Earnings ESP is negative.

Better-ranked stocks worth considering in the broader retail sector include Citi Trends, Inc. ( CTRN ), American Apparel, Inc. ( APP ) and Foot Locker, Inc. ( FL ). While Citi Trends sports a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), American Apparel and Foot Locker bear a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).

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