D.A. Davidson charts underperformance by retail stocks, but praise Home Depot and Lowe's

D.A. Davidson charts underperformance by retail stocks, but praise Home Depot and Lowe's

D.A. Davison on Friday said stocks in the SPDR S&P Retail ETF XRT, +0.33% tend to underperform during the period from Black Friday to the end of the year. On average, the SPDR S&P Retail ETF has fallen 0.1% since 2010 during this period which amounts to 180 basis points of underperformance compared to the S&P 500 SPX, +0.59%. The worst performers in D.A. Davidson's coverage group during the holidays are Best Buy Co Inc. BBY, +3.14% and Dick's Sporting …