NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Today's buy-and-trade earnings previews focus on eight companies that report results in the afterhours today through afterhours on Wednesday. We begin with buy rated donut maker Krispy Kreme (KKD) today, to buy rated clothier Men's Wearhouse (MW) on Wednesday.Men's Wearhouse will be scrutinized as its hold rated rival Joseph A Bank ( JOSB) reports premarket on Thursday. Both clothiers are in a bidding war to buy each other with the latest bid by Mens Wearhouse. Both stocks are overvalued by 63% and traded to multi-year highs last week at $52.72 and $57.59 respectively. Mens Wearhouse set its all-time high at $56.64 in July 2007, while Joseph A Bank set its all-time high last Friday.
Forecast 1-Year Return: Stocks with a red number are projected to decline by that percentage over the next 12 months. Stocks with a black number in the table are projected to move higher by that percentage over the next 12 months. Value Level: Price at which to enter a GTC limit order to buy on weakness. The letters mean; W-weekly, M-monthly, Q-quarterly, S-semiannual and A-annual. Pivot: A level between a value level and risky level that should be a magnet during the time frame noted. Risky Level: Price at which to enter a GTC limit order to sell on strength. Aeropostale ( ARO) ($10.32) set a multi-year low at $7.78 on Sept. 4, then a secondary higher low at $8.08 on Nov. 8 and has been above its 50-day simple moving average at $9.37 since Nov. 19. The hold rated retailer of casual apparel target to teenagers has a monthly value level at $9.88 with its 200-day SMA at $12.32. Bob Evans Farms ( BOBE) ($55.59) set a multi-year high at $60.22 on Sept. 24 then traded as low as $53.27 on Nov. 7. The buy rated food distributor and restaurant is well above its 200-day SMA at $48.83 with a weekly pivot at $56.57 and quarterly risky level at $59.24.
Read: Why The Fed Won't Taper Express ( EXPR - Get Report) ($24.61) set a multi-year high at $24.87 on Tuesday. The buy-rated specialty retailer of men's and women's apparel is well above its 200-day SMA at $20.92 with a weekly pivot at $23.25 and monthly risky level at $26.75. Isle Of Capri ( ISLE) ($8.13) moved above its 200-day SMA at $7.45 on Nov. 21 to a high of $8.25 on Friday. The hold-rated owner of branded gaming and lodging establishments has a quarterly pivot at $8.35 with a monthly risky level at $9.31. Krispy Kreme ($25.38) traded to a new multi-year high at $26.63 on Nov. 21. The buy rated donut maker is well above its 200-day SMA at $18.50 with a monthly pivot at $26.34 and weekly risky level at $26.60. Mattress Firm ( MFRM) ($37.13) has been above its 200-day SMA at $35.99 since Nov. 15 trading as high as $39.54 on Nov. 18. The buy rated maker of mattresses has a weekly value level at $35.71 with a monthly risky level at $39.38.
Men's Wearhouse ($51.12) set a multi-year high at $52.72 on Tuesday. The buy rated retailer of menswear has a monthly value level at $47.41 with a weekly risky level at $59.01. SCVL - Get Report) ($28.93) traded to a new multi-year high at $29.00 on Friday. The buy rated value-oriented retailer of family footwear has a weekly value level at $27.36 with a semiannual pivot at $28.38 and semiannual risky level at $30.37. 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.