NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Today I provide my pre-earnings buy-and-trade profiles for six companies reporting results this week. Two are buy-rated stocks in the consumer staples sector. Three are buy-rated stocks in the retail-wholesale sector. The sixth is a hold-rated stock in the transportation sector.Stocks remain fundamentally overvalued and under a ValuEngine valuation warning with 76.8% of all stocks overvalued, 43.4% by 20% or move. The retail-wholesale sector is 23.6% overvalued with the consumer staples sector 15.6% overvalued, and the transportation sector is 24.6% overvalued.
The provider of prepared meals, condiments, sides, snacks and desserts under brand names such as Chef Boyardee, Healthy Choice and Peter Pan, Conagra Foods ( CAG) ($31.88) broke below its 200-day SMA at $33.92 on Sept. 10 to a low at $30.64. This weakness followed the setting of a multi-year high at $37.28 on Aug. 5. My annual value level is $21.18 with a weekly pivot at $32.22 and quarterly risky level at $33.21. The country-style eatery and general store you find off major exits on the interstate highways Cracker Barrel ( CBRL) ($104.64) set a multi-year high at $104.98 Friday. My weekly value level is $101.53 with a monthly risky level $109.64. The owner of Red Lobster, Olive Garden, Longhorn Steakhouse and The Capital Grille, Darden Restaurants ( DRI) ($48.37) set a 2013 high at $55.25 on June 10 then traded as low as $45.71 on Sept. 3. My weekly value level is $46.89 with a quarterly pivot at $48.81 and annual risky level at $50.52. FDX) ($107.24) set a multi-year high at $113.34 on Aug. 26 then ended last week just above its 50-day simple moving average at $107.15. My semiannual value level is $105.29 with a weekly pivot at $107.82 and monthly risky level at $111.55. The maker of breakfast cereals, yogurt, soups, frozen vegetables and other food products General Mills ( GIS) ($49.25) set a multi-year high at $53.07 on Aug. 1 then declined to $48.25 on Aug. 29. My quarterly value level is $48.01 with a weekly pivot at $48.87 and annual risky level at $50.81, which was tested at the high. TECD) ($49.72) set a second half 2013 high at $54.07 on Aug. 14 then traded as low as $48.71 on Aug. 27. My quarterly value level is $45.69 with a weekly pivot at $51.47 and monthly risky level at $52.96. 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.