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Homebuilders Beazer, Ryland Join Exxon, McKesson, Old Dominion

Stocks in this article: BZHMCKODFLRYLXOM

NEW YORK (TheStreet) - Five companies will report their quarterly results before the opening bell on Thursday.

The biggest winner year to date is health care supply manager and IT company McKesson (MCK) up 18%, closely followed by trucker Old Dominion (ODFL) with a gain of 16%.

Dow component and oil giant Exxon Mobil (XOM) is up just 2.3% year to date.

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The biggest losers are the homebuilders with Beazer Homes (BZH) down 28% year to date and Ryland Group (RYL) down 17%. They are performing worse than the housing market index, which is down 5.2%.

Let's take a look at the stock profiles. Two "crunching the numbers" tables follow.

Beazer Homes ($17.70) traded as high as $25.34 on Jan. 3 and as of 1:30 P.M. Wednesday has traded as low as $17.07. The stock is below all five key moving averages in the first "crunching the numbers" table.

Analysts expect the company to report a quarterly loss of 15 cents a share. Beazer does not have a 12 month trailing price-to-earnings ratio and does not pay a dividend.

The weekly chart is negative with its five-week modified moving average at $19.02 and its 200-week simple moving average at $17.76. A semiannual value level is $13.24 with semiannual and quarterly risky levels at $19.47 and $21.17, respectively.

McKesson ($191.09) set an all-time intraday high at $195.20 on July 25 and is above all moving averages in the first table.

Analysts expect the company to report earnings of $2.34. McKesson has a 12 month trailing P/E of 22.2 with a dividend yield at 0.5%.

The weekly chart is positive but overbought with its five-week MMA at $188.27 in a parabolic pattern. Quarterly and semiannual value levels are $182.73 and $170.88, respectively, with a weekly pivot at $188.99 and a monthly risky level at $196.10.

Old Dominion ($61.71) set an all-time intraday high at $65.35 on June 9. The stock is below its 50-day SMA at $63.07 and above its 200-day SMA at $55.82.

Analysts expect the company to report earnings of 82 cents. Old Dominion has a 12 month trailing P/E of 24.1 but does not pay a dividend.

The weekly chart shifts to negative with a close on Friday below its five-week MMA at $62.34. Semiannual and annual value levels are $55.49 and $40.44, respectively, with a weekly pivot at $62.76 and semiannual and quarterly risky levels at $64.37 and $66.46, respectively.

Ryland Group ($35.85) failed at a test of its 200-day SMA at $40.00 on July 1 and traded as low as $34.59 as of 1:30 P.M. Thursday afternoon.

Analysts expect the company to report earnings of 70 cents. Ryland has a 12 month trailing P/E of is 10.6 and dividend yield at 0.3%.

The weekly chart is negative with its five-week MMA at $37.68. The 200-week SMA is $28.20 with a semiannual pivot at $35.95 and weekly and monthly risky levels at $38.87 and $41.69, respectively.

Exxon Mobil ($103.55) set an all-time intraday high at $104.76 on Tuesday then returned to its annual pivot at $103.05 intraday on Thursday. The stock is above all five moving averages in today's first table.

Analysts expect the company to report earnings of $1.91. Exxon has a 12 month trailing P/E of 13.5 and a dividend yield at 2.6%.

The weekly chart shifts to negative given a close on Friday below its five-week MMA and at $102.40. A semiannual value level is $100.68 with an annual pivot at $103.05 and monthly and semiannual risky levels at $107.92 and $121.02, respectively.

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