Tech Talk for Monday June 27th 2022

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Pre-opening Comments for Monday June 27th

U.S. equity index futures were higher this morning. S&P 500 futures gained 5 points in pre-opening trade.

Index futures were virtually unchanged following release of the May Durable Goods Orders report at 8:30 AM EDT. Consensus was an increase of 0.1% versus a gain of 0.5% in April. Actual was an increase of 0.7%. Excluding transportation orders, consensus was an increase of 0.4% versus a gain of 0.4% in April. Actual was an increase of 0.7%.

Gold added $2.00 to US$1,832.30 per ounce after U.S., U.K, Japan and Canada announced an import ban on Russian gold.

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AutoZone gained $50.27 to $2,158.91 after Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to Buy.

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Bed Bath & Beyond slipped $0.02 to $6.98 after B Riley lowered its target price from $17 to $7. Rating was downgraded from Buy to Neutral.

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FedEx added $1.42 to $244.56 after Deutsche Bank raised its target price from $298 to $320.

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The Bottom Line

Observations

Consensus earnings estimates from www.Factset.com for S&P 500 companies on a year-over-year basis in the second quarter of 2022 were virtually unchanged last week despite Wall Street talk of an economic slowdown in the U.S. in the second quarter. According to www.FactSet.com second quarter earnings on a year-over-year basis increased 4.3% and revenues increased 10.2% (up from 10.1% last week).

Consensus earnings and revenue estimates for S&P 500 companies beyond the second quarter on a year-over-year basis slipped slightly last week. According to www.FactSet.com earnings in the third quarter are expected to increase 10.6% (versus 10.7% last week) and revenues are expected to increase 9.8% (versus 9.7% last week). Earnings in the fourth quarter are expected to increase 10.0% (versus 10.1% last week) and revenues are expected to increase 7.5%. Earnings on a year-over-year basis for all of 2022 are expected to increase 10.4% (versus 10.5% last week) and revenues are expected to increase 10.7%.

Economic News This Week

Focus this week is on the May PCE Price Index released on Thursday

May Durable Goods Orders released at 8:30 AM EDT on Monday are expected to increase 0.1% versus a gain of 0.5% in April. Excluding transportation orders, May Durable Goods Orders are expected to increase 0.4% versus a gain of 0.4% in April.

Next estimate of U.S. first quarter real GDP released at 8:30 AM EDT on Wednesday is expected to decrease 1.5% versus the previous estimate a drop of 1.5%.

Federal Reserve Chairman is scheduled to speak at 9:30 AM EDT on Wednesday.

May PCE Price Index released at 8:30 AM EDT on Thursday is expected to increase 6.6% versus a gain of 6.3% in April. Excluding food and energy May PCE Price Index is expected to increase 4.9% versus a gain of 4.9% in April.

Canadian April GDP released at 8:30 AM EDT on Thursday is expected to increase 0.2% versus a gain of 0.7% in March.

Canadian equity markets are closed on Friday for the Canada Day holiday.

May Construction Spending released at 10:00 AM EDT on Friday is expected to increase 0.4% versus a gain of 0.2% in April.

June ISM Manufacturing PMI released at 10:00 AM EDT on Friday is expected to slip to 55.0 from 56.1 in May.

Earnings News This Week

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Russell Index Rebalancing

Rebalancing was effective at the close on Friday. Look for significant volatility in equity prices at the opening today.

2022 Russell Index Rebalancing: What You Need To Know – Forbes Advisor

Trader’s Corner

Equity Indices and Related ETFs

Daily Seasonal/Technical Equity Trends for June 24th 2022

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Green: Increase from previous day

Red: Decrease from previous day

Commodities

Daily Seasonal/Technical Commodities Trends for June 24th 2022

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Green: Increase from previous day

Red: Decrease from previous day


Sectors

Daily Seasonal/Technical Sector Trends for June 24th 2021

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Green: Increase from previous day

Red: Decrease from previous day

All seasonality ratings are based on performance relative to the S&P 500 Index (except TSX)

Links offered by Valued Providers

David Keller says “All eyes are on Technology stocks”

All Eyes on Technology Stocks | The Mindful Investor | StockCharts.com

David Keller says “Strong finish for risk assets”.

Strong Finish for Risk Assets | David Keller, CMT | The Final Bar (06.24.22) – YouTube

John Hopkins says “Enough is enough”.

"Enough is Enough," Bulls Declare | Top Advisors Corner | StockCharts.com

Mish Sneider asks “Technical bounce or new bullish breakout?”

Mish’s Daily: Technical Bounce or New Bullish Breakout? | Mish’s Market Minute | StockCharts.com

Mark Bunting and www.uncommonsenseinvestor.com comments

Four Leading Stocks You’ll Be Happy to Own a Year From Now – Uncommon Sense Investor

Hedgeye’s McCullough Nails Another "Quad 4" Bear Market Crash – Uncommon Sense Investor

Exciting Time to Be a Canadian Value Investor | Morningstar

The 10 Best Companies to Invest in Now | Morningstar

Michael Campbell’s Money Talks for June 25th

June 25th Episode (mikesmoneytalks.ca)

Mark Leibovit asks “How long could bear market last”?

How Long Could Bear Market Last? – HoweStreet

Technical Scoop for June 27th from David Chapman and www.EnrichedInvesting.com

https://enrichedinvesting.com/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/Holiday-volumes-likely-landing-expectations-driver-tradeable-leg-golden-poise-favoured-stocks-dollar-rival.pdf

Technical Scores

Calculated as follows:

Intermediate Uptrend based on at least 20 trading days: Score 2

(Higher highs and higher lows)

Intermediate Neutral trend: Score 0

(Not up or down)

Intermediate Downtrend: Score -2

(Lower highs and lower lows)

Outperformance relative to the S&P 500 Index: Score: 2

Neutral Performance relative to the S&P 500 Index: 0

Underperformance relative to the S&P 500 Index: Score –2

Above 20 day moving average: Score 1

At 20 day moving average: Score: 0

Below 20 day moving average: –1

Up trending momentum indicators (Daily Stochastics, RSI and MACD): 1

Mixed momentum indicators: 0

Down trending momentum indicators: –1

Technical scores range from -6 to +6. Technical buy signals based on the above guidelines start when a security advances to at least 0.0, but preferably 2.0 or higher. Technical sell/short signals start when a security descends to 0, but preferably -2.0 or lower.

Long positions require maintaining a technical score of -2.0 or higher. Conversely, a short position requires maintaining a technical score of +2.0 or lower

Changes Last Week

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Technical Notes for Friday

NASDAQ Biotech iShares $IBB moved above $119.47 completing a double bottom pattern.

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Strength in the Biotech sector was triggered partially by strength in Incyte (INCY) on a move above resistance at $77.62.

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Eli Lilly $LLY an S&P 100 stock moved above $324.08 extending an intermediate uptrend.

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Bristol-Myers $BMY moved above $78.61 extending an intermediate uptrend.

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FedEx $FDX an S&P 100 stock moved above $240.35 extending an intermediate uptrend.

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Colgate Palmolive $CL an S&P 100 stock moved above intermediate resistance at $79.68.

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Kinross Gold $K.TO $KGC a TSX 60 stock moved below Cdn$5.05 and US$3.89 extending an intermediate downtrend.

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Grain ETN $JJGTF moved below $40.00 completing a double top pattern.

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S&P 500 Momentum Barometers

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The intermediate term Barometer added 11.60 on Friday and 20.40 last week to 22.40. It remains Oversold. Short term trend is up.

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The long term Barometer added 4.00 on Friday and 11.20 last week. It remains Oversold. Short term trend is up.

TSX Momentum Barometers

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The intermediate term Barometer added 5.86 on Friday and 8.56 last week to 14.64. It remains Oversold. Short term trend is up.

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The long term Barometer added 3.77 and 2.51 last week to 25.94. It remains Oversold. Short term trend is up.

Disclaimer: Seasonality and technical ratings offered in this report and at

www.equityclock.com are for information only. They should not be considered as advice to purchase or to sell mentioned securities. Data offered in this report is believed to be accurate, but is not guaranteed.




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