NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Each of the seven companies that report their quarterly results after Tuesday's closing bell are in seven different sectors.
The basic materials sector is represented by gold miner Yamana Gold (AUY), which led gold higher by trading above its 200-day simple moving average on Feb. 11 when gold waited until Feb. 14 to move above its 200-day SMA at $1308.80. On Monday the price of gold moved even higher closing at $1328.30.
On Jan. 12 I wrote, Thursday Earnings Preview: Barrick Gold and Goldcorp and Barrick (ABX) was a leader moving above its 200-day SMA on Jan. 17 while Goldcorp (GG) made its move on Feb. 10, then dipped below it briefly on a weaker-than-expected earnings report premarket on Feb. 13, but powered higher again on Friday.
Meanwhile, Panera Bread (PNRA), the bakery-cafe franchise from the retail-wholesale sector has been trading back and forth around its 200-day SMA at $174.24 since Nov. 19.
Analog Devices (ADI) ($50.77): Analysts expect the maker of integrated circuits to earn 48 cents a share. The stock traded below its 200-day SMA at $47.89 on Feb. 3 to Feb. 5 then traded to a 2014 high at $50.99 on Feb. 14. The weekly chart shifts to positive with a close this week above its five-week modified moving average at $49.35 with its 200-week SMA at $39.39. The stock has a gain of 9.1% over the last 12 months. My annual value level is $38.02 with semiannual, monthly and quarterly pivots at $50, $50.24, $52.50 and $53.06. Overly simplified the neutral zone is between $50 and $53.06.
Yamana Gold ($10.57): Analysts expect the gold miner to report earnings of 8 cents a share. The stock moved above its 200-day SMA at $10.04 on Feb. 10 and traded to a 2014 high at $10.70 on Friday. The weekly chart is positive with its five-week MMA at $9.49 and its 200-week SMA at $13.21. The stock has a loss of 32.5% over the last 12 months. My monthly value level is $8.05 with a weekly pivot at $10.54 and quarterly and semiannual risky levels at $11.94 and $12.79. Holding $10.54 is the key to further upside for this stock.
Fluor Corp (FLR) ($79.67): Analysts expect the Fortune 500 engineering company to report earnings of 98 cents a share. The stock set a multiyear intraday high at $83.93 on Jan. 22 then traded to a 2014 low at $73.32 on Feb.4 staying well above its 200-day SMA at $70.03. The weekly chart is neutral with its five-week MMA at $78.19 and its 200-week SMA at $59.98. The stock has a gain of 23.4% over the last 12 months. My semiannual value level is $77.55 with quarterly and monthly pivots at $78.99 and $79.12.