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Conagra, Darden Headline Earnings Profiles

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Today I provide my pre-earnings buy-and-trade profiles for six companies reporting results this week. Two are buy-rated stocks in the consumer staples sector. Three are buy-rated stocks in the retail-wholesale sector. The sixth is a hold-rated stock in the transportation sector.

Stocks remain fundamentally overvalued and under a ValuEngine valuation warning with 76.8% of all stocks overvalued, 43.4% by 20% or move. The retail-wholesale sector is 23.6% overvalued with the consumer staples sector 15.6% overvalued, and the transportation sector is 24.6% overvalued.
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One of the six stocks previewed today is undervalued and two of the other five are overvalued by more than 20%. One stock is down 11.8% over the last 12 months, while four have gained between 18.7% and 58.1%. Four of the six are trading above their 200-day SMAs, which reflects the risk of reversion to the mean.

Reading the Table

OV/UN Valued: Stocks with a red number are undervalued by this percentage. Those with a black number are overvalued by that percentage according to ValuEngine.

VE Rating: A "1-engine" rating is a strong sell, a "2-engine" rating is a sell, a "3-engine" rating is a hold, a "4-engine" rating is a buy and a "5-engine" rating is a strong buy.

Last 12-Month Return (%): Stocks with a red number declined by that percentage over the last 12 months. Stocks with a black number increased by that percentage.

Forecast 1-Year Return: Stocks with a red number are projected to decline by that percentage over the next 12 months. Stocks with a black number in the table are projected to move higher by that percentage over the next 12 months.

Value Level: Price at which to enter a GTC limit order to buy on weakness. The letters mean; W-weekly, M-monthly, Q-quarterly, S-semiannual and A-annual.

Pivot: A level between a value level and risky level that should be a magnet during the time frame noted.

Risky Level: Price at which to enter a GTC limit order to sell on strength.
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