NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Today's buy-and-trade earnings previews focus on eight companies in six sectors that report quarterly results premarket Tuesday including Dow component Home Depot (HD - Get Report) and electronics and appliance retailer Best Buy (BBY - Get Report).
These stocks include three from the retail-wholesale sector, and one each in construction, consumer staples, medical, oils-energy and transportation.
The construction sector is 20.7% overvalued with an underweight rating. Of the 158 stocks 54.4% in this sector have sell or strong sell ratings.
The consumer staples sector is 23.9% overvalued with an overweight rating. Of the 260 stocks 41.9% in this sector have buy or strong buy ratings.
The medical sector is 25% overvalued with an equal-weight rating. Of the 774 stocks 60.5% in this sector have hold ratings.
The oils-energy sector is 18.9% overvalued with an equal-weight rating. Of the 551 stocks 58.8% in this sector have hold ratings.
The retail-wholesale sector is 28.6% overvalued with an overweight rating. Of the 345 stocks 80.0% in this sector have buy or strong buy ratings.
The transportation sector is 27.9% overvalued with an underweight rating. Of the 176 stocks 75% in this sector have sell or strong sell ratings.
Four of the eight stocks in today's table have buy ratings, two have hold ratings and two have sell ratings. All eight are overvalued by 12.2% to 69.1%. All have gains over the past 12 months between 17% and 561.9%. One stock is below its 200-day simple moving average with seven above which reflects the risk of reversion to the mean.
Reading the Table
Stocks with a red number are undervalued by this percentage. Those with a black number are overvalued by that percentage according to ValuEngine.
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.