NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Today's buy-and-trade earnings previews cover 13 companies; three from the consumer discretionary sector, two from the basic materials sector and two from the transportation sector. There is one stock each in the aerospace, auto-tires-trucks, computer and technology, construction, the multi-sector conglomerates and the retail-wholesale sectors.The ValuEngine valuation warning remains in place with 78.5% of all stocks being overvalued, 46.7% by 20% or more. 15 of 16 sectors are overvalued by double-digit percentages, 11 by 21.1% to 27.8%. The aerospace sector is 22.7% overvalued with an underweight rating. Of the 74 stocks in this sector 67.6% have sell or strong sell ratings. The auto-tires-trucks sector is 27% overvalued with an underweight rating. Of the 97 stocks in this sector 40.2% have sell or strong sell ratings. The basic materials sector is 3.5% undervalued with an underweight rating. Of the 401 stocks in this sector 57.4% have sell or strong sell ratings. The computer and technology sector is 25.9% overvalued with an overweight rating. Of the 1155 stocks in this sector 47.4% have buy or strong buy ratings. The construction sector is 17% overvalued with an underweight rating. Of the 159 stocks in this sector 53.5% have sell or strong sell ratings. The consumer discretionary sector is 25.2% overvalued with an equal-weight rating. Of the 401 stocks in this sector 82.5% have hold ratings. The multi-sector conglomerates sector is 21.5% overvalued with an overweight rating. Of the 51 stocks in this sector 64.7% have buy or strong buy ratings.
Ford Motor ( F) ($17.60) set a multi-year high at $17.77 on Sept. 19, which is being challenged with a high of $17.68 on Tuesday. The sell rated automobile icon has a quarterly value level at $16.55 with a monthly pivot at $17.59 and weekly risky level at $17.83. International Paper ( IP) ($44.54) has been below its 200-day SMA at $45.71 since Sept. 30. The sell rated paper and forestry products company has a weekly pivot at $45.70 and semiannual risky level at $46.92. The Oct. 9 low is $42.92. Landstar Systems ( LSTR) ($57.45) was attempting to set a new multi-year high above the Jan. 28 high at $59.97 but failed to do so setting up a potential key reversal. The sell rated trucker has a monthly value level at $52.51 with a semiannual pivot at $57.42 and an annual risky level at $64.85. 3M ( MMM) ($123.80) set another multi-year high at $124.32 on Tuesday. The buy rated maker of scotch tape and post-it notes and other office products is a Dow component that has a semiannual value level at $115.00, a semiannual pivot at $123.39 and quarterly risky level at $128.27. Microsoft ( MSFT) ($34.58) set its multi-year high at $36.43 on July 16 then traded as low as $30.84 on Aug. 15. The hold rated maker of Windows software products and Dow component has a semiannual value level at $33.95 with a semiannual pivot at $35.89 and monthly risky level at $37.16. Old Dominion ( ODFL) ($47.90) set another multi-year high at $48.67 on Tuesday. The sell rated trucker has a monthly value level at $46.37 with a weekly pivot at $47.15 and quarterly risky level at $52.66. PHM) ($16.53) is just above its 50-day SMA at $16.23. The sell rated homebuilder has a monthly value level at $16.15 with a weekly pivot at $16.50 and the 200-day SMA at $19.01. Raytheon ( RTN) ($76.21) set its multi-year high at $81.26 on Sept. 19 then traded as low as $73.81 on Oct. 9. The hold rated defense subcontractor is below its 50-day SMA at $76.82 with an annual value level at $69.36, a weekly pivot at $76.00 and quarterly risky level at $81.69. Under Armour ( UA) ($83.23) set another multi-year high at $86.02 on Monday. The hold rated maker of sports-branded apparel has a quarterly value level at $78.86 with a weekly risky level at $86.01. 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.