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After being locked at a two-star rank for more than a year, enough top-performing CAPS members have turned bullish on Aeropostale
While Aeropostale may have disappointed some by reporting that November same-store sales grew by "only" 7%, many CAPS members see the company well-positioned for when the retail environment improves. The teen-clothing retailer's sales comps outpaced many peers, including Abercrombie & Fitch
The company's relatively low prices have continued to draw in shoppers and it's managed inventory well through the downturn. Third-quarter revenue grew by 18% from last year and net income increased by a healthy 47%. While mammoth discounter Wal-Mart Stores
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Fool contributor Dave Mock recently upgraded his car air freshener to aromatic vanilla -- mmmmm. He owns no shares of companies mentioned here. Wal-Mart Stores is a Motley Fool Inside Value selection. The Fool owns shares of Abercrombie & Fitch. The Fool's disclosure policy just can't bring itself to join in the flavored-martini craze.