April 30, 2013 at 12:00 PM EDT
StockCall Scrutinizes ASNA, JWN, TIF, and SIG

StockCall.com Provides Stock Research on Ascena Retail Group Inc., Nordstrom Inc., Tiffany & Co., and Signet Jewelers Ltd

New York City, New York -- (April 30, 2013)

A report released by the Commerce Department on Monday showed that consumer spending rose 0.2% in the month of March following a 0.7% increase in February. The data highlights the fact that consumers have been a little cautious as they remain concerned over the labor market. A significant and sustained improvement in the labor market will boost consumer spending and benefit retailers such as Ascena Retail Group Inc. (NASDAQ: ASNA), Nordstrom Inc. (NYSE: JWN), Tiffany & Co. (NYSE: TIF), and Signet Jewelers Ltd. (NYSE: SIG). Retail stocks ended on a mixed note yesterday even as the broad market rallied following the release of better-than-expected pending home sales data. StockCall reviewed the Services sector and chose ASNA, JWN, TIF, and SIG for its technical coverage. These free reports can be seen for free at


Shares of Ascena Retail Group Inc. struggled in Monday’s trading session. The stock closed 0.65% lower at $18.32 on volume of 1.19 million. Despite the pullback, the stock gained more than 1.80% in the last three sessions. Its shares have fallen more than 0.80% so far in 2013 even as the broad market has rallied. The stock is currently trading 17.40% below its 52-week high. However, the stock’s MACD recently crossed above the signal line which is a bullish signal. Download the free research on ASNA by signing up now at


Shares of Nordstrom Inc. also slipped in trading on Monday; however, the losses were limited. The stock closed 0.30% lower at $56.54 on volume of 866,000. However, the stock is still up more than 2.30% in the last three sessions. The company’s shares are trading close to their 52-week high of $58.44. The stock is currently trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages which is a bullish signal. The positive trend is further confirmed by the stock’s MACD chart. Register for today’s free analysis on JWN at


Shares of Tiffany & Co. posted modest gains in yesterday’s trading session. The stock ended the day 0.18% higher at $73.06 on volume of 1 million. Shares of TIF are currently trading 1.54% below their 52-week high. The stock has gained 28% so far in 2013 as compared to a gain of over 11.70% for the S&P 500. Shares of the company have seen a series of highs since the start of this year which is a bullish signal. The stock is also trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages which further confirms the upbeat trend. Free report on TIF can be accessed by registering at


Shares of Signet Jewelers Ltd. rose sharply in trading on Monday. The stock closed 1.03% higher at $67.85 on volume of 559,600 after touching an intra-day high of $68.27. The company’s shares are currently facing resistance at around $70. The stock has strong support at around $66. Recent volume activity suggests that market sentiment is currently positive on Signet Jewelers. The stock is also trading well above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages. Year-to-date, shares of SIG have gained 27.30%, outperforming the S&P 500. The stock is currently trading 3.10% below its 52-week high.Register withStockCall and download the research on SIG for free at


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