Target ( TGT) ($65.69 vs. $63.98 on Sept. 30) is up 2.7% since my Oct. 1 post with the stock above its 50-day SMA at $64.12 and is the only stock in today's table below its 200-day SMA at $67.26. My annual value level is $53.54 with an annual pivot at $65.45 and semiannual risky level at $72.47, which failed to hold following the stock's multi-year high at $73.50 set on July 24.
TJX Companies ( TJX) ($61.69 vs. $56.39 on Sept. 30) is the biggest gainer since my Oct. 1 post up 9.4% since then and set a new multi-year high at $62.24 on Thursday. My annual value level is $52.67 with a monthly pivot at $61.46 and weekly risky level at $62.73. Wal-Mart Stores ( WMT) ($79.01 vs. $73.96 on Sept. 30) is up a solid 6.8% since my Oct. 1 post. My semiannual value level is $74.96 with a weekly pivot at $77.33 and monthly risky level at $80.39. 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.