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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Today's buy-and-trade earnings previews focus on nine companies that report quarterly results on Tuesday including buy rated luxury jewelry retailer Tiffany(TIF - Get Report), and computer giant and former Dow component Hewlett-Packard(HPQ).
The nine stocks include five from the retail-wholesale sector, two from the computer and technology sector, and one each from the consumer discretionary and consumer staples sectors.
The computer and technology sector is 33.6% overvalued with an overweight rating. Of the 1143 stocks 52.9% in this sector have buy or strong buy ratings.
The consumer discretionary sector is 33.5% overvalued with an equal-weight rating. Of the 396 stocks 82.8% in this sector have hold ratings.
The consumer staples sector is 25.1% overvalued with an overweight rating. Of the 260 stocks 40.4% in this sector have buy or strong buy ratings.
The retail-wholesale sector is 30.8% overvalued with an overweight rating. Of the 344 stocks 79.9% in this sector have buy or strong buy ratings.
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The five retail-wholesale stocks in today's table have buy ratings, both computer and technology stocks have hold ratings, and other two consumer-related stocks have hold ratings. All stocks are overvalued by 6.6% to 45.7%. One stock is down 2.6% over the last 12 months while five have gains of 24.1% to 111.6% over the 12 months. Eight of nine are above their 200-day SMAs which reflects the risk of reversion to the mean.
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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.