La-Z-Boy (LZB) ($27.44): Analysts expect the reclining-chair manufacturer to report earnings of 35 cents a share. The stock traded to an all-time intraday high at $31.22 on Jan.3 then declined to a 2014 low at $25.71 on Feb. 5. The weekly chart is negative with its five-week MMA at $27.83 with its 200-week SMA at $14.24. The stock is up 81.1% over the last 12 months. My semiannual value levels are $23.16 and $23.12 with a quarterly pivot at $28.07 and monthly risky level at $30.90.
Nabors (NBR) ($18.09): Analysts expect the land oil and gas driller beverage giant and Dow component to report earnings of 20 cents a share. The stock set a multiyear intraday high at $18.42 on Feb. 11 well above its 200-day SMA at $16.42. The weekly chart is positive with its five-week MMA at $17.23 and its 200-week SMA at $18.46. The stock has a gain of just 1% over the last 12 months. My monthly value level is $16.73 with an annual pivot at $19.05 and semiannual risky level at $21.33.
Panera Bread ($178.22): Analysts expect the retail bakery-cafe to report earnings of $1.95 a share. The stock set its 2014 intraday high at $182.88 on Jan. 8 then traded as low as $164.17 on Jan. 30 trading below its 200-day SMA at $174.24 between Jan. 14 and Feb.10. The weekly chart is neutral with its five-week MMA at $173.05 and its 200-week SMA at $138.43. The stock has a gain of 11.4% over the last 12 months. My annual value levels are $149.63 and $148.94 with quarterly and semiannual risky levels at $190.37 and $210.46 and $217.77. The spread between value and risky levels suggest that a volatile earnings reaction is possible.
Terex Corp (TEX) ($43.86): Analysts expect the supplier of construction and mining equipment company to report earnings of 49 cents a share. The stock set a multiyear intraday high at $44.36 on Jan. 14 well above its 200-day SMA at $34.10. The weekly chart is neutral with its five-week MMA at $40.70 with its 200-week SMA at $26.09. The stock has a gain of 25.3% over the last 12 months. My semiannual value levels are $38.10 and $35.29 with an annual pivot at $42.28 and annual and quarterly risky levels at $45.42 and $46.34.At the time of publication the author held no positions in any of the stocks mentioned. Follow @Suttmeier This article represents the opinion of a contributor and not necessarily that of TheStreet or its editorial staff
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