($44.09 vs. $44.65 on Dec. 3): Has a buy rating, and my annual pivot at $44.22 should provide a magnet with my monthly risky level at $47.12. Without a value level consider the Sept. 12, 2011, low at $42.14 the key chart support.
($20.37): Has a hold rating and the stock was already below its 200-day SMA, when the bad news hit for this company. Last Wednesday's low was a test of the 200-week SMA at $18.99, which proved to be the price at which to catch this falling knife. My annual value level is $16.82 with an annual pivot at $20.05 and semiannual risky level at $23.99.
(TIF - Get Report)
($58.42 vs. $58.98 on Dec. 3): Still has a buy rating with the stock still below its 200-day SMA. The 200-week SMA is a buy level at $52.73. My monthly value level is $50.15 with a semiannual pivot at $57.66 and annual risky level at $64.07.
($23.89): Has a buy rating and the stock gapped below its 200-day SMA following its reason to be taken to the woodshed. My monthly value level is $19.15 with my semiannual risky level at $27.05.
($36.28 vs. $34.15 Dec. 3): Still has a hold rating and is well below its 200-day SMA. My weekly value level and 200-week SMA are prices at which to catch this falling knife at $32.13 and $31.42. My annual risky level is $42.50.
(YUM - Get Report)
($66.30 vs. $67.08 Dec. 3): Still has a buy rating and remains below its 200-day SMA. My monthly value level is $63.64 with quarterly risky level at $72.24.
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