This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
Stocks Under $10 with 50-100% upside potential - 14 days FREE!

Tiffany Earnings Sparkle as Cracker Barrel Cracks

Stocks in this article: ADI BKS BWS CBRL CHS HPQ HFL PLCE TIF

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Last week I profiled nine companies pre-earnings in Tiffany, Hewlett-Packard Headline Tuesday's Earnings Reports. Buy rated Tiffany (TIF) offered sparkling earnings and was the biggest post-earnings winner ending last week up 9.9% from its Nov. 22 close to its Black Friday close. Country store and eatery Cracker Barrel (CBRL) beat EPS estimates, but cracked lower by 7.2% on decelerating same store sales.

Among the nine stocks were seven consumer-oriented stocks five of which have buy ratings according to These five gained between 4.4% and 9.9% from their Nov. 22 closes to their Friday close. The buy rated names are in the retail-wholesale sector which is 31.6% overvalued but boasts an overweight rating as 78.7% of the 343 stocks in the sector are buy rated.

We enter the last month of 2013 with an intense ValuEngine valuation warning as 86.3% of all stocks overvalued including 59.3% overvalued by 20% or more. All 16 sectors are overvalued 15 by double-digit percentages. There are 13 sectors overvalued by more than 24% or which nine are overvalued by 30.7% to 36.9%.

In this environment all five of the major averages set new all-time or multi-year intra-day highs on Friday; 16,174.51 Dow Industrials, 1813.55 S&P 500, 4069.70 Nasdaq, 7273.81 Dow transports and 1147.00 Russell 2000. All five have positive but extremely overbought weekly chart profiles with 12x3x3 weekly slow stochastic readings well above the 80.00 threshold with readings between 90.61 and 95.43.

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.

1 of 3

Select the service that is right for you!

Action Alerts PLUS
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer and Stephanie Link actively manage a real portfolio and reveal their money management tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
  • Weekly roundups
TheStreet Quant Ratings
Try it NOW
Only $49.95/yr

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
  • Upgrade/downgrade alerts
Stocks Under $10
Try it NOW

David Peltier, uncovers low dollar stocks with extraordinary upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
  • Weekly roundups
Dividend Stock Advisor
Try it NOW

Jim Cramer's protege, David Peltier, identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Alerts when market news affect the portfolio
  • Bi-weekly updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Real Money Pro
Try it NOW

All of Real Money, plus 15 more of Wall Street's sharpest minds delivering actionable trading ideas, a comprehensive look at the market, and fundamental and technical analysis.

Product Features:
  • Real Money + Doug Kass Plus 15 more Wall Street Pros
  • Intraday commentary & news
  • Ultra-actionable trading ideas
Options Profits
Try it NOW

Our options trading pros provide daily market commentary and over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • 100+ monthly options trading ideas
  • Actionable options commentary & news
  • Real-time trading community
  • Options TV
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!


DOW 17,804.80 +26.65 0.15%
S&P 500 2,070.65 +9.42 0.46%
NASDAQ 4,765.38 +16.9840 0.36%

Brokerage Partners

Rates from

  • Mortgage
  • Credit Cards
  • Auto

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs