Caterpillar ( CAT) ($84.77) missed EPS estimates by 23 cents earning $1.45 a share last Wednesday. The hold rated maker of construction and mining equipment and Dow component closed at $89.17 last Tuesday then plunged to $83.05 on Wednesday plowing below its 50-day and 200-day SMAs at $84.84 and $87.03. My monthly value level is $71.51 with weekly and annual risky levels at $87.60 and $96.43. Citrix Systems ( CTXS) ($57.98) beat EPS estimates by 4 cents earning 53 cents a share last Wednesday. The buy rated enterprise software company popped from Wednesday's close at $56.07 to $59.75 on Thursday. My weekly and annual risky levels are $61.41 and $62.88. Deckers Outdoor ( DECK) ($69.99) beat EPS estimates by 23 cents earning 95 cents last Thursday. The hold rated maker of outdoor footwear and apparel did a moon-shot on Friday to $70.45 from a Thursday close at $58.10 jumping its 50-day SMA at $61.20. My weekly pivot is $69.15 with semiannual risky levels at $74.15 and $79.36. Brinker International ( EAT) ($42.83) missed EPS estimates by 3 cents earning 43 cents a share last Wednesday. The buy rated owner of casual eateries such as Chili's declined to $39.39 on the news then popped back above its 50-day SMA at $40.72 and traded up to $42.99 on Friday. My semiannual value level is $38.53 with a weekly pivot at $42.00 and quarterly risky level at $48.10. Ford Motor ( F) ($17.60) beat EPS estimates by 7 cents earning 45 cents a share Thursday. The sell rated auto maker popped to a new multi-year high at $18.02 then dipped to $17.42 on Friday as my monthly pivot at $17.59 proved to be a magnet. My quarterly value level is $16.55 with weekly and semiannual risky levels at $18.41 and $19.46.
General Dynamics ( GD) ($88.26) beat EPS estimates by 17 cents earning $1.84 cents a share Wednesday. The hold rated maker of land and amphibious combat systems popped to $88.98 then dipped to $85.79 on Thursday. My semiannual value level is $84.72 with an annual pivot at $86.80 and annual risky level at $90.45.