NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Retail stores that are mall anchors reported their quarterly results in the days just following the Presidential Election on Nov. 7 and Nov. 9. Three beat their earnings estimates and two missed.Today I will profile these stocks and provide updated "buy-and-trade" strategies including for some of the other retailers that reported earnings this week. First a quick update on Home Depot ( HD) which reported results pre-market on Tuesday. HD beat earnings estimates on both the top and bottom line, and the stock set a new multi-year high at $64.44. Yesterday in
Nordstrom ( JWN) ($54.11): Has a buy rating and traded up to $58.40 on Election Day then reported quarterly results Nov. 8. EPS missed estimates by one cent at 71 cents a share. The stock traded down to $53.96 on Nov. 12 compared with the 200-day simple moving average at $53.74. My semiannual value level is $45.56 with a monthly pivot at $55.12 and my annual risky level at $58.83. The weekly chart shifted to negative last week with a close below the five-week MMA at $55.42. Kohl's ( KSS) ($51.23): Has a buy rating and traded up to its 2012 high at $55.25 Nov. 1. Earnings were a beat of four cents at 91cents a share. This was priced in as shares slumped to a post earnings low of $50.88 on Tuesday. My quarterly value level is $48.16 with a monthly pivot at $50.58 and a semiannual risky level at $54.42. The weekly chart profile is negative with the stock between its 200-week SMA at $50.29 and its five-week MMA at $52.05. Macy's ( M) ($38.90): Has a buy rating and traded up to $41.98 on Nov. 7 in reaction to a 7 cents a share beat at 36 cents a share. Shares then declined to $38.30 on Tuesday. My monthly value level is $28.27 with a weekly pivot at $38.98 and quarterly risky level at $40.61. The weekly chart ended last week negative with the five-week MMA at $39.14.
PETsMART ( PETM) ($64.85): Traded up to $66.78 Wednesday then down to $64.85 at the close pre-earnings. Following a double-beat on EPS and revenue the stock popped to $68.75 in after-hours. Earnings beat estimates by 12 cents a share at 75 cents a share. My semiannual value level is $62.19 with a weekly pivot at $66.62 and quarterly risky level at $72.43. If this pop holds, the weekly chart shifts to neutral from negative given a close on Friday above the five-week MMA at $67.12. At the time of publication the author held no positions in any of the stocks mentioned. Follow @Suttmeier This article is commentary by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.