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14 Earnings Profiles: AOL, Disney, GM, More

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Today I provide my buy-and-trade pre-earnings profiles for 14 companies that report their quarterly results in the afterhours today through premarket on Friday. Five are in the computer and technology sector, two are in the autos-tires-trucks sector, two are in the medical sector and two are in the oils-energy sector. My headlining companies are the original Internet services provider AOL  (AOL) who reports premarket on Thursday, Dow component Disney (DIS) who report afterhours today, and the government bailed out auto maker General Motors (GM) who report premarket on Thursday.

The auto-tires-trucks sector is 17.9% overvalued with an underweight rating as 50.5% of the 95 stocks in the sector have sell or strong sell ratings.

The computer and technology sector is 20.2% overvalued with an overweight rating as 49.9% of the 1099 stocks in the sector have buy or strong buy ratings.

The medical sector is 25.2% overvalued with an equal-weight rating as 58.4% of the 767 stocks in the sector have hold ratings.

The oils-energy sector is 6.5% overvalued with an underweight rating as 32.3% of the 535 stocks in the sector have sell or strong sell ratings.

Overall, 74.7% of all stocks are overvalued according to www.ValuEngine.com with 31.9% overvalued by 20% or more.

Aetna (AET) ($67.26): Analysts expect the company to earn $1.38 a share premarket on Thursday. The stock set an all-time intraday high at $72.16 on Jan. 15 then traded down to $66.54 on Tuesday between its 200-day simple moving average at $64.04 and its 50-day SMA at $68.17. The weekly chart is negative with its five-week modified moving average at $68.07 and its 200-week SMA at $44.47. Aetna has a hold rating is 17.8% overvalued with a gain of 38.5% over the last 12 months. Semiannual value levels are $63.63 and $62.08 with a quarterly pivot at $66.86 and weekly and monthly risky levels at $70.72 and $71.18.

Akamai Tech (AKAM) ($46.49): Analysts expect the company to earn 43 cents a share afterhours today. The stock closed Tuesday on the cusp of its 50-day and 200-day SMAs at $46.57 and $46.46. The weekly chart is neutral with the five-week MMA at $47.27 and the 200-week SMA at $38.88. The stock has a hold rating is 1.4% undervalued with a gain of 12.4% over the last 12 months. My monthly pivot is $47.09 with weekly and quarterly risky levels at $49.99 and $50.29.

America On-Line ($49.49): Analysts expect the company to earn 48 cents a share premarket Thursday. The stock traded to an all-time intraday high at $53.28 on Jan. 16 then declined to $45.25 on Jan. 31. The weekly chart is neutral with its five-week MMA at $46.44 and the 200-week SMA at $27.30. The stock has a hold rating is 30.4% overvalued with a gain of 62.7% over the last 12 months. Weekly and monthly value levels at $47.58 and $45.44 with a quarterly risky level at $54.83.

Cummins (CMI) ($126.40): Analysts expect the company to earn $1.98 a share premarket on Thursday. The stock set its all-time intraday high at $141.67 on Jan. 6 then declined to $122.64 on Tuesday but closed just above its 200-day SMA at $125.24 with the 50-day SMA at $133.73. The weekly chart is negative with its five-week MMA at $131.38 and its 200-week SMA at $104.26. The stock has a hold rating is 21.2% overvalued with a gain of 8.6% over the last 12 months. Monthly, weekly and quarterly risky levels are $133.71, $136.82 and $146.78.

Disney ($71.05): Analysts expect the company to earn 91 cents a share afterhours today. The stock traded to an all-time intraday high at $76.84 on Jan. 6 then declined to $69.85 on Monday between its 200-day SMA at $66.96 and its 50-day SMA at $72.71. The weekly chart is negative with the five-week MMA at $72.43 and the 200-week SMA at $47.20. Disney is in the consumer discretionary sector which is 14.3% overvalued with an equal-weight rating as 88.5% of the 381 stocks in the sector have hold ratings. The stock has a hold rating is 18% overvalued with a gain of 31.9% over the last 12 months. My annual value level is $64.72 with semiannual pivots at $69.03 and $69.93 and monthly and weekly risky levels at $75.34 and $75.16.

Diamond Offshore (DO) ($48.06): Analysts expect the company to earn 78 cents a share premarket on Thursday. The stock traded to a multiyear intraday low at $47.22 on Tuesday well below its 50-day and 200-day SMAs at $55.70 and $63.20. The weekly chart is negative but oversold with the five-week MMA at $53.12 with the 200-week SMA at $65.43. The stock has a hold rating is 21.5% undervalued with a loss of 37.2% over the last 12 months. Weekly, monthly and semiannual pivots are $48.56, $50.87 and $51.61.

Flir Systems (FLIR) ($31.18): Analysts expect the company to lose 34 cents a share premarket on Friday. The stock traded to a multiyear intraday high at $34.19 on Jan. 22 then dipped to $30.53 on Tuesday testing its 50-day SMA at $30.63 with the 200-day SMA at $29.30. The weekly chart is neutral with the five-week MMA at $31.20 and the 200-week SMA at $26.94. The stock is in the aerospace sector which is 21.1% overvalued with an underweight rating as 74.7% of the 75 stocks in the sector have sell or strong sell ratings. The stock has a sell rating is 21% overvalued with a gain of 33.8% over the last 12 months. My quarterly value level is $26.41 with a semiannual pivot at $32.83 and annual risky level at $36.31.

General Motors ($35.82): Analysts expect the company to earn 88 cents a share premarket Thursday. The stock set an all-time intraday high at $41.85 on Dec. 26 then declined to $34.91 on Monday below the 200-day SMA at $35.99 with its 50-day SMA at $39.24. The weekly chart is negative with the five-week MMA at $37.76. GM has a sell rating is 7.8% overvalued with a gain of 28.1% over the last 12 months. My semiannual pivot is $36.09 with weekly and monthly risky levels at $37.42 and $38.99.

Linkedin (LNKD) ($212.33): Analysts expect the company to earn 8 cents a share afterhours Thursday. The stock set an all-time intraday high at $257.55 on Sept. 11 and has been trading back and forth around its 200-day SMA at $213.10 since Sec. 18. The weekly chart is neutral with the five-week MMA at $217.71. The stock has hold rating with a gain of 72.2% over the last 12 months. My weekly value level is $202.17 with quarterly and monthly risky levels at $265.34 and $268.72.

Old Dominion (ODFL) ($52.71): Analysts expect the company to earn 59 cents a share premarket Thursday. The stock traded to an all-time intraday high at $57.00 on Jan. 22 then fell to $51.35 on Monday closing Tuesday on the cusp of its 50-day SMA at $52.75 with the 200-day SMA at $46.33. The weekly chart shifts to negative with a close this week below its five-week MMA at $53.21 with its 200-week SMA at $29.94. Old Dominion is in the transportation sector which is 14.1% overvalue with an underweight rating as 71.9% of the 171 stocks in the sector have sell or strong sell ratings. The stock has a sell rating is 18.4% overvalued with a gain of 42.1% over the last 12 months. My semiannual value level is $42.92 with quarterly, semiannual and monthly pivots at $52.29, $52.95 and $53.53 with a weekly risky level at $56.06.

OpenTable (OPEN) ($75.58): Analysts expect the company to earn 40 cents a share afterhours on Thursday. The stock traded to a multiyear intraday high at $87.48 on Nov. 18 the traded as low as $70.64 on Monday and closed above its 200-day SMA at $71.56 with the 50-day SMA at $79.68. The weekly chart is negative with the five-week MMA at $78.06 and its 200-week SMA at $59.82. The stock has a buy rating is 15.8% overvalued with a gain of 46.6% over the last 12 months. My semiannual value level is $72.76 with a weekly pivot at $75.08 and monthly and quarterly risky levels at $78.88 and $78.99.

Pandora (P) ($35.80): Analysts expect the company to earn a penny a share afterhours today. The stock traded to an all-time high at $37.95 on Jan. 30 well above its 50-day and 200-day SMAs at $30.73 and $23.08. The weekly chart is positive with the five-week MMA at $32.54. The stock has a sell rating with a gain of 213.5% over the last 12 months. My monthly pivot is $34.66.

Teva Pharma (TEVA) ($44.44): Analysts expect the company to earn $1.40 premarket Thursday. The stock set a 52-week intraday high at $45.98 on Jan. 29 well above its 50-day and 200-day SMAs at $41.55 and $39.62. The weekly chart is positive with the five-week MMA at $42.49 and the 200-week SMA at $44.16. Teva has a hold rating is 21.7% overvalued with a gain of 17.9% over the last 12 months. Semiannual and quarterly value levels are $40.65 and $39.66 with monthly and annual pivots at $42.26 and $42.28 and annual risky level at $56.64.

Tesoro (TSO) ($50.45): Analysts expect the company to earn 30 cents a share afterhours today. The stock has been below its 200-day SMA at $52.76 since Jan. 23. The weekly chart is negative with the five-week MMA at $52.96 with the 200-week SMA at $32.02. The stock has hold rating is 9.1% undervalued with a gain of 3.4% over the last 12 months. My Semiannual, annual and monthly value levels are $47.24, $45.07 and $42.42 with weekly and semiannual risky levels at 51.34 and $56.41.

At the time of publication the author held no positions in any of the stocks mentioned.

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Richard Suttmeier is the chief market strategist at ValuEngine.com. He has been a professional in the U.S. Capital Markets since 1972, transferring his engineering skills to the trading and investment world.

Suttmeier has an engineering degree from Georgia Tech and a Master of Science degree from Brooklyn Poly. He began his career in the financial services industry in 1972 trading U.S. Treasury securities in the primary dealer community. He became the first long bond trader for Bache in 1978, and formed the Government Bond Department at LF Rothschild in 1981, helping establish that firm as a primary dealer in 1986. This experience gives him the insights to be an expert on monetary policy, which he features in his newsletters, and market commentary.

Suttmeier's industry licenses include, Series 7 and Registered Principal (Series 24). He has been the Chief Market Strategist for ValuEngine.com since 2008 and often appears on financial TV.

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