NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Today's buy-and-trade earnings previews focus on eight companies in six sectors including Humana (HUM - Get Report) with eyes and ears to see and hear any news about the status of healthcare policy sales related to Obamacare, and from Molson Coors (TAP - Get Report) to measure consumers' demand for beer.
The six sectors cover two stocks each from the consumer discretionary and oils-energy sector, and one each in these sectors; business services, computer and technology, consumer staples and medical.
The ValuEngine valuation warning remains in place with 77.7% of all stocks being overvalued, 46.8% by 20% or more, with 15 of 16 sectors overvalued by double-digit percentages, 11 by 20.7% to 26.9%.
The business services sector is 25.5% overvalued with an equal-weight rating. Of the 232 stocks 62.5% in this sector have hold ratings.The computer and technology sector is 24.1% overvalued with an overweight rating. Of the 1149 stocks 50.5% in this sector have buy or strong buy ratings. The consumer discretionary sector is 23.9% overvalued with an equal-weight rating. Of the 400 stocks 83.3% in this sector have hold ratings. The consumer staples sector is 18.3% overvalued with an overweight rating. Of the 261 stocks 49.4% in this sector have buy or strong buy ratings.
Reading the TableOV/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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