NRG Energy Inc (NRG)

NRG Energy Inc (NRG) will report earnings before the open. Estimates are for a loss of $0.04 versus $-0.90. There is some nice upside to this name as utility stocks have gotten oversold.

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Anheuser Busch Inbev SA/NV (BUD)

We just took Anheuser Busch Inbev SA/NV (BUD)for our buy list in front of earnings. We made 14% and feel this was enough for now. Estimates are $1.43 versus $1.46. The stock had moved above our price target and given the weakness in Boston Beer (SAM) we thought this would be a smart move.

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Salesforce.com (CRM)

Salesforce.com (CRM) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are for earnings of $0.14 versus $0.07. The stock is fairly valued and not worth entering here. If long, we would remain with the name as it has yet to reach full valuation.

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Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ)

Jazz Pharmaceuticals (JAZZ) is typical of many biotechs names. They are trading at their upper limits and not on valuation but the potential of new drugs in the pipeline. Earnings are due after the close on Tuesday. Estimates are $2.31 versus $1.72. Nice growth but still fully valued. 

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Texas Roadhouse (TXRH)

Texas Roadhouse will report earrnings after the close. Estimates are $0.26 versus $0.24. The stock is fully valued as are many restaurant stocks as investors have flooded into this sector due to the drop in price of gasoline.

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Actavis (ACT)

Actavis (ACT) will be doing a secondary and boy are they selling shares expensively to shareholders. The stock price is above all measures. We would pass as shareholders are diluted. 

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Public Storage (PSA)

Public Storage (PSA) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are for $2.20 versus $2.13. Hardly stellar earnings growth. The price target is considerably lower. It is not worth the time and effort. 

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Walmart (WMT)

Walmart (WMT) will report earnings before the open on Thursday. Estimates are for earnings of $1.54 versus $1.60. The stock is near its price target and not of interest as a new position.wmt

Analog Devices (ADI)

Analog Devices (ADI) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are $0.61 versus $0.49 for growth of $0.12 or 25%. Despite the nice earnings growth, the stock is now at full valuation and would only be of interest as a new buy. If it is held, then it can be ridden to its upper limit.

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CBS Corp (CBS)

CBS Corp (CBS) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are $0.77 versus $0.78. Despite the lack of growth this quarter, there is nice upside to the price target. We note that CBS is a current recommendation in Blue Chip Options Alert a sister publication with Uncommon Wisdom Daily that Geoff serves as the editor.