PulteGroup ( PHM) ($18.00 vs. $17.18 on Sept. 25) is trading between its 50-day and 200-day SMAs at $16.49 and $18.96 with a weekly pivot at $18.09. Pulte reported quarterly results on Oct. 24 and beat EPS estimates by 11 cents earning 45 cents a share. Ryland Group ( RYL) ($42.49 vs. $41.87 on Sept. 25) is trading above its 200-day and 50-day SMAs at $40.32 and $39.08 with a monthly value level is $41.19 with a weekly risky level at $45.59. Ryland reported quarterly results on Tuesday and matched EPS estimates earning 96 cents a share. Standard & Pacific ( SPF) ($8.12 vs. $8.05 on Sept. 25) has been attempting to trend above its 200-day SMA at $8.29 since Oct. 24. My semiannual value level is $7.58 with a weekly risky level at $8.60. Standard & Pacific reports quarterly results in afterhours trading this afternoon and EPS is expected to be 12 cents a share.
Toll Brothers ( TOL) ($33.56 vs. $33.14 on Sept. 25) has been upgraded to hold from sell and has been trading around its 200-day SMA at $33.60 since Oct. 23. My annual value level is $31.95 with a weekly pivot at $33.95 and quarterly risky level at $34.56. Toll Brothers' next earnings release is on Dec. 3 and EPS is expected to be 40 cents a share. At the time of publication the author held no positions in any of the stocks mentioned.Follow @SuttmeierThis article is commentary by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.