Although we don't believe in timing the market or panicking over market movements, we do like to keep an eye on big changes -- just in case they're material to our investing thesis.
What: Shares of Stage Stores
So what: Revenue for the small town retailer grew 5% to $453.7 million. Profits improved 19% to $0.86 per share. Analysts were expecting $452.94 million and $0.85 a share, respectively, according to data supplied by Yahoo! Finance.
Now what: This isn't a rising-retail-environment-lifts-all-retail-stocks story. Edgy clothier Urban Outfitters