Family-oriented department store Kohls ( KSS) ($51.78 vs. $51.22 on Aug. 12) beat EPS estimates by a penny earning $1.04 per share premarket on Aug. 15. The stock closed at $50.84 on Aug. 14 and gapped higher last Thursday to a day's high at $54.52. Kohls still has a buy rating with my annual value level at $49.19 with a monthly pivot at $52.34 and my annual risky level at $54.80.
Specialty burger chain Red Robin Gourmet Burgers ( RRGB) ($67.15 vs. $56.06 on Aug. 12) beat EPS estimates by 11 cents premarket last Thursday earning 77 cents. The stock gapped higher in a moon-shot to $68.39 on Tuesday. The stock had a buy rating and has been downgraded to hold on strength. Given this downgrade buy-and-trade investors should consider booking profits on this stock. My monthly value level is $62.93.
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