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) ($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) ($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.