The strength of consumer spending put Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG) - Get Report , Harley-Davidson (HOG) - Get Report , Skechers (SKX) - Get Report , Walmart (WMT) - Get Report and Yum! Brands (YUM) - Get Report  to the test, and all five companies set post-earnings lows after reporting earnings between Oct. 8 and Oct. 28.

Should you be worried? These daily charts will help investors find the appropriate price at which to buy these stocks.

Let's start with the daily chart for Chipotle.


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Chipotle closed at $654.89 Wednesday, down 9.1% so far in the fourth quarter and down 4.3% year to date.

This stock regained momentum status following earnings reported on July 31. Between July 6 and Aug. 5 this stock surged 27%. The horizontal lines are the Fibonacci retracements of this rise.

Shares of Chipotle suffered from the flash crash of Aug. 24 and nearly recovered before reporting earnings on Oct. 20. The following morning the stock opened below its 200-day simple moving average at $677.50 on its earnings disappointment. Since then, the stock traded back and forth around $659.26, which is a 61.8% retracement of the stock's rise.

Investors looking to buy Chipotle should place a good till canceled limit order to purchase the stock if it drops to $620.08, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of 2015.

Here's the daily chart for Harley-Davidson.


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Harley-Davidson closed at $47.73 Wednesday, down 13.1% so far in the fourth quarter and down 27.6% year to date.

This stock has seen lower highs and lower lows since setting a multiyear intraday high of $73.95 on April 30, 2014. The stock has been under a "death cross" since Jan. 30 when the 50-day simple moving average declined below its 200-day simple moving average. This technical signal indicates that lower prices lie ahead. The stock closed at $61.70 on Jan. 30 and today the stock is significantly lower with the 50-day and 200-day simple moving averages at $54.06 and $57.90, respectively.

The price gap lower on Oct. 20 followed a disappointing earnings report. From high to low this stock is down 37.2% deep in bear market territory.

Investors looking to buy Harley-Davidson should place a good till canceled limit order to purchase the stock if it drops to $41.15, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of 2015.

Here's the daily chart for Skechers.


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Skechers closed at $31.31 Wednesday, down 29.9% so far in the fourth quarter and is up 70% year to date. This stock was on a parabolic run-up until setting its all-time intraday high of $54.53 on Aug. 6. Note that Aug. 6 was a "key reversal" day, as the close was below the prior day's low after setting the all-time high. This was the first warning that this stock-specific bubble was about to pop.

This stock was hurt by the flash crash and was attempting to recover from a lower low on Oct. 7. Then on Oct. 22 there was a negative reaction to earnings. The stock gapped lower on Oct. 23 below its 200-day simple moving average of $34.59. The stock is 42.6% below its high deep in bear market territory.

Investors looking to buy Skechers should place a good till canceled limit order to purchase the stock if it drops to $22.43, which is a key level on technical charts until the end of 2015.

Here's the daily chart for Walmart.


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Walmart closed at $57.64 Wednesday, down 11.1% so far in the fourth quarter and down 32.9% year to date.

This stock set an all-time intraday high of $90.97 on Jan. 13. Shares of Wal-Mart has been declining with its 50-day simple moving average (in blue) since early March.

The stock has been under a "death cross" since May 12 when the 50-day simple moving average declined below its 200-day simple moving average. This technical signal indicates that lower prices lie ahead. The stock closed at $78.96 on May 12 and today the stock is significantly lower and well below its 50-day and 200-day simple moving averages at $63.59 and $74.74, respectively. This stock is in bear market territory down 36.6% from the all-time high.

Walmart reports quarterly results on Nov. 17 and analysts' expect the retail giant to earn 98 cents a share. Of interest will be the company's guidance for the holiday season.

Investors looking to buy Walmart should place a good till canceled limit order to purchase the stock if it drops to $55.45, which is on an uptrend on a weekly chart that goes back to Sept. 2007.

Here's the daily chart for Yum! Brands.


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Yum! Brands closed at $72.97 Wednesday, down 8.7% so far in the fourth quarter still up 0.2% year to date.

This stock set an all-time intraday high of $95.90 on May 20, which was the day of the all-time high for the S&P 500 I:GSPC of 2,134.72.

On the way to the all-time high, Yum had a "golden cross" on March 5 when the 50-day simple moving average rose above the 200-day simple moving average indicating the upside potential. As the stock declined from the all-time high the stock traded back and forth around its 200-day simple moving average between Aug. 8 and Oct. 6, when the company reported disappointing earnings. Note that the close of $83.42 pre-earnings was on top of a confirmed "death cross" where the 50-day simple moving average declined below the 200-day simple moving average warning that downside risks lie ahead. Investors following this technical warning should have reduced holdings before the earnings report.

The stock gapped lower on Oct. 7 and set a 52-week low of $66.35 on Oct. 8. The stock is well below 50-day and 200-day simple moving averages at $77.45 and $82.31, respectively. This stock is in bear market territory down 23.9% from the all-time high.

Investors looking to buy Yum! Brands should place a good till canceled limit order to purchase the stock if it drops to $65.81, which is the Oct. 17, 2014, low, which was a test of its 200-week simple moving average before the stock began its momentum run-up to the all-time high.

This article is commentary by an independent contributor. At the time of publication, the author held no positions in the stocks mentioned.