NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Today's buy-and-trade earnings previews focus on six companies in three sectors that report quarterly results on Wednesday including agricultural and construction equipment maker Deere (DE - Get Report) and the competitor of Dow component Home Depot (HD), home improvement company Lowes (LOW - Get Report).
The six stocks include four in the retail-wholesale sector, and one each in the consumer staples sector and the industrial products sector.
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 industrial products sector is 28.6% overvalued with an underweight rating. Of the 346 stocks 47.1% in this sector have sell or strong sell 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.
Four of the stocks in today's table have buy ratings and two have hold ratings. Two stocks are undervalued by 3.7% and 8.8%. Four are overvalued by 6.1% to 33.7%. One stock is down 3% over the last 12 months while five have gains of 26.9% to $132% over the 12 months. Two are below their 200-day simple moving averages with four 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.
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.