Advanced Micro Devices (AMD)

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are $0.01 versus $-0.13. The company is in the midst of a turnaround with a new CEO. The price target has some nice upside on a percentage basis. The upper bound far away making this an interesting idea.

Company Information

Company: ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES
Sector: Information Technology
Industry: Semiconductors
Market Cap: $3,167 (Millions)

Targets

Price %Gain
Current Price $4.38
Price Target $4.23 -3.4%
Upper Bound $8.46 93.2%
Lower Bound $2.12 -51.7%

Fundamental Variables

P/E Ratio N/A
Sales Growth 0.1%

Valuation Variables

Past Current Future
Profitability (CFROI) 3.4% -3.8% 1.6%
Growth (in Assets) -11.3% 0.1% 0.0%
Color Legend
Company
Rating
Company
Rank
Excellent Top 10%
Good 11- 30%
Average 31- 70%
Fair 71- 90%
Poor Bottom 10%

Stock data last updated 21-JAN-14.

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American Express (AXP)

American Express (AXP) has corrected along with other credit card companies. There is some moderate upside for this stock. Earnings estimates are $1.30 versus $1.15 a year ago this quarter. At $83, we would back up the truck and buy this name.

Company Information

Company: AMERICAN EXPRESS CO
Sector: Financials
Industry: Consumer Finance
Market Cap: $94,012 (Millions)

Targets

Price %Gain
Current Price $87.78
Price Target $98.22 11.9%
Upper Bound $107.06 22.0%
Lower Bound $90.11 2.7%

Fundamental Variables

P/E Ratio 14.3
Sales Growth 8.4%

Valuation Variables

Past Current Future
Profitability (CFROI) 21.9% 26.3% 20.4%
Growth (in Assets) 8.7% 16.3% 16.3%
Color Legend
Company
Rating
Company
Rank
Excellent Top 10%
Good 11- 30%
Average 31- 70%
Fair 71- 90%
Poor Bottom 10%

Stock data last updated 21-JAN-14.

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Yahoo (YHOO)

Yahoo (YHOO) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are $0.37 versus $0.38. The stock has pulled back to a major technical support level. With the pullback, the stock is now cheap and worth a look.

Company Information

Company: YAHOO INC
Sector: Information Technology
Industry: Internet Software & Services
Market Cap: $40,867 (Millions)

Targets

Price %Gain
Current Price $40.34
Price Target $38.18 -5.3%
Upper Bound $45.82 13.6%
Lower Bound $31.82 -21.1%

Fundamental Variables

P/E Ratio 24.5
Sales Growth -8.3%

Valuation Variables

Past Current Future
Profitability (CFROI) 8.8% 11.7% 8.8%
Growth (in Assets) 12.1% 8.7% 8.7%
Color Legend
Company
Rating
Company
Rank
Excellent Top 10%
Good 11- 30%
Average 31- 70%
Fair 71- 90%
Poor Bottom 10%

Stock data last updated 21-JAN-14.

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Wells Fargo (WFC)

Wells Fargo (WFC) will report earnings tomorrow before the open. Estimate are $0.96 versus $0.92 a year ago. Clearly, anemics growth. With the stock near a 52 week high, there is little upside ahead. We would avoid this name for now and focus on better financials.

Company Information

Company: WELLS FARGO & CO
Sector: Financials
Industry: Diversified Banks
Market Cap: $243,880 (Millions)

Targets

Price %Gain
Current Price $46.39
Price Target $51.39 10.8%
Upper Bound $56.01 20.7%
Lower Bound $47.15 1.6%

Fundamental Variables

P/E Ratio 9.7
Sales Growth -2.6%

Valuation Variables

Past Current Future
Profitability (CFROI) 10.0% 12.3% 9.0%
Growth (in Assets) 10.5% 7.5% 7.5%
Color Legend
Company
Rating
Company
Rank
Excellent Top 10%
Good 11- 30%
Average 31- 70%
Fair 71- 90%
Poor Bottom 10%

Stock data last updated 21-JAN-14.

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Bed, Bath & Beyond (BBBY)

Bed, Bath & Beyond (BBBY) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are $1.60 versus $1.68. In January, the company missed earnings estimates and the stock traded from $80 to $70. It is now at $67.78. There is some huge upside to this name. Worth a look and one can wait until after earnings to be a buyer if interested given the massive upside.

Company Information

Company: BED BATH & BEYOND INC
Sector: Consumer Discretionary
Industry: Homefurnishing Retail
Market Cap: $14,298 (Millions)

Targets

Price %Gain
Current Price $67.15
Price Target $92.86 38.3%
Upper Bound $105.86 57.7%
Lower Bound $81.46 21.3%

Fundamental Variables

P/E Ratio 10.3
Sales Growth 11.7%

Valuation Variables

Past Current Future
Profitability (CFROI) 10.3% 12.0% 9.4%
Growth (in Assets) 13.2% 9.4% 9.4%
Color Legend
Company
Rating
Company
Rank
Excellent Top 10%
Good 11- 30%
Average 31- 70%
Fair 71- 90%
Poor Bottom 10%

Stock data last updated 21-JAN-14.

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Alcoa (AA)

Alcoa (AA) will kick off earnings season after the close. Estimates are $0.05 versus $0.11 a year ago this same quarter. The stock is far above its price target and ahead of itself. It is close to its upper bound. We would not be a buyer into earnings.

Company Information

Company: ALCOA INC
Sector: Materials
Industry: Aluminum
Market Cap: $11,824 (Millions)

Targets

Price %Gain
Current Price $11.04
Price Target $9.84 -10.8%
Upper Bound $12.99 17.7%
Lower Bound $7.46 -32.5%

Fundamental Variables

P/E Ratio 15.3
Sales Growth 8.7%

Valuation Variables

Past Current Future
Profitability (CFROI) 3.2% 3.7% 3.2%
Growth (in Assets) -0.4% 0.5% 0.4%
Color Legend
Company
Rating
Company
Rank
Excellent Top 10%
Good 11- 30%
Average 31- 70%
Fair 71- 90%
Poor Bottom 10%

Stock data last updated 21-JAN-14.

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Team Inc (TISI)

Team Inc (TISI) will report earnings after the close. Estimates are $0.01 versus $-0.01. There is a bit more than 10% upside to this name that has been range bound since January. Team Inc is an industrial that provides goods to the energy market. The current market cap is about $900 million.

Company Information

Company: TEAM INC
Sector: Industrials
Industry: Environmental & Facilities Services
Market Cap: $953 (Millions)

Targets

Price %Gain
Current Price $46.88
Price Target $47.99 2.4%
Upper Bound $56.62 20.8%
Lower Bound $40.67 -13.3%

Fundamental Variables

P/E Ratio 19.0
Sales Growth 16.3%

Valuation Variables

Past Current Future
Profitability (CFROI) 10.6% 11.0% 7.7%
Growth (in Assets) 13.4% 7.2% 7.2%
Color Legend
Company
Rating
Company
Rank
Excellent Top 10%
Good 11- 30%
Average 31- 70%
Fair 71- 90%
Poor Bottom 10%

Stock data last updated 21-JAN-14.

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Carmax (KMX)

Carmax (KMX) reported $0.44 versus $0.53 estimated. Not a good number. Clearly, the nasty winter hurt sales. The stock is weak and may get a hall pass on the poor results. There is some really nice upside for this name. The stock is lower by only $0.06 in premarket.

Company Information

Company: CARMAX INC
Sector: Consumer Discretionary
Industry: Automotive Retail
Market Cap: $9,969 (Millions)

Targets

Price %Gain
Current Price $44.66
Price Target $57.38 28.5%
Upper Bound $65.41 46.5%
Lower Bound $50.33 12.7%

Fundamental Variables

P/E Ratio 13.3
Sales Growth 14.2%

Valuation Variables

Past Current Future
Profitability (CFROI) 5.1% 6.7% 4.9%
Growth (in Assets) 20.9% 4.7% 4.6%
Color Legend
Company
Rating
Company
Rank
Excellent Top 10%
Good 11- 30%
Average 31- 70%
Fair 71- 90%
Poor Bottom 10%

Stock data last updated 21-JAN-14.

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Micron Technology Inc. (MU)

Micron (MU) is expected to earn $0.75 a share versus a loss of $0.28 a year ago. The stock has been consolidating gains over the past three months. At this point, the gains are fully priced. Despite the nice jump in earnings we would not be a buyer and would think about selling shares if owned. Any disappointment will send shares back to $20.

Company Information

Company: MICRON TECHNOLOGY INC
Sector: Information Technology
Industry: Semiconductors
Market Cap: $24,472 (Millions)

Targets

Price %Gain
Current Price $23.13
Price Target $17.87 -22.7%
Upper Bound $25.20 9.0%
Lower Bound $12.68 -45.2%

Fundamental Variables

P/E Ratio 19.1
Sales Growth 2.3%

Valuation Variables

Past Current Future
Profitability (CFROI) 1.1% 6.0% 4.5%
Growth (in Assets) 0.5% 0.8% 0.9%
Color Legend
Company
Rating
Company
Rank
Excellent Top 10%
Good 11- 30%
Average 31- 70%
Fair 71- 90%
Poor Bottom 10%

Stock data last updated 21-JAN-14.

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Perry Ellis Intl Inc

Perry Ellis the apparel manufacturer will report earnings tomorow. Estimates are $.03 versus $.50 last year’s quarter. The stock has been pounded and is getting to a very cheap valuation level. There is major support at $12.50 from a technical vantage point. Worth a look post earnings.

Company Information

Company: ELLIS PERRY INTL INC
Sector: Consumer Discretionary
Industry: Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods
Market Cap: $258 (Millions)

Targets

Price %Gain
Current Price $16.44
Price Target $21.74 32.3%
Upper Bound $31.74 93.1%
Lower Bound $14.89 -9.4%

Fundamental Variables

P/E Ratio 9.7
Sales Growth 8.7%

Valuation Variables

Past Current Future
Profitability (CFROI) 6.7% 6.1% 4.9%
Growth (in Assets) 2.0% 2.7% 2.6%
Color Legend
Company
Rating
Company
Rank
Excellent Top 10%
Good 11- 30%
Average 31- 70%
Fair 71- 90%
Poor Bottom 10%

Stock data last updated 21-JAN-14.

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