Lockheed Martin (LMT) ($128.90) set a multi-year high at $131.60 on Sept. 19 on strength that defies the risk of sequestration spending cuts. The hold rated defense stock has an annual value level at $112.40 with a quarterly pivot at $128.16 and monthly risky level at $134.36.
Nabors (NBR) ($17.80) is attempting to return to its 2013 high at $18.24 set on Feb. 19. The hold rated land drilling contractor in the oil and gas industry has a monthly value level at $14.89 with an annual pivot at $18.49 and quarterly risky level at $19.15.
Panera Bread (PNRA) ($159.90) has had its share price sliced to $155.07 on Oct. 9 well below its 200-day SMA at $172.44. The buy rated retail bakery-cafe has an annual value level at $145.66 with a weekly pivot at $157.53 and semiannual risky level at $179.90.
Regions Bank (RF) ($10.11) is attempting to return to its multi- year high at $10.52 set on July 24. The hold rating regional bank has a semiannual value level at $9.81 with a monthly pivot at $10.20 and quarterly risky level at $11.83.Travelers (TRV) ($86.58) traded down from $87.53 on Sept. 19 to $82.24 on Oct. 9 and is trying to get back to the high. The hold rated provider of commercial property and liability insurer and Dow component has a semiannual value level at $72.35 with a semiannual pivot at $85.15 and monthly risky level at $87.46. (UTX) ($107.74) set a multi-year high at $112.46 on Sept. 19 then traded down to $102.21 on Oct. 9. The buy rated conglomerate is a Dow component has a semiannual value level at $96.86 with a monthly pivot at $107.61 and monthly risky level at $108.97. Whirlpool (WHR) ($133.43) set a multi-year high at $151.84 on Sept. 19 then declined to $129.22 on Oct. 14. The hold rated appliance maker has a semiannual value level at $130.26 with a monthly risky level at $138.68. At the time of publication the author held no positions in any of the stocks mentioned. Follow @Suttmeier This article is commentary by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.
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