U.S. EQUITY PREVIEW: DHI DSW EMC FTD HLF TV TWTR USTR

Stocks that may move in U.S. trading tomorrow:

  • D.R. Horton (DHI): Shrs may rise to $31 in yr as housing mkts recover and investors recognize co.’s “rosiest” outlook among major homebuilders and low valuation of shrs, Barron’s said
  • DSW (DSW): Shrs may rise to $31 vs present $26.48 as inventory management improves, stores seem to have enough sandals on sale to avoid glut in fall, Barron’s “The Trader” column said
  • EMC (EMC): Shrs may rise to $38 if investor Elliott Management’s pressure results in VMware unit spinoff and additional shr buybacks, Barron’s said
  • FTD (FTD): Shrs may have “more upside ahead” as it has agreed to $430m purchase of Provide Commerce from John Malone’s Liberty Interactive, “improves its prospects and reduces its risks,” Barron’s said
  • Grupo Televisa (TV): U.S.-traded shrs may rally more than 25% to mid-$40s as sentiment improves in Mexico, ad sales increase and pay-TV business expands, “Follow-Up” column said
  • Herbalife (HLF): 2Q earnings could have been 65 cent a shr instead of reported $1.55 if it had used “more realistic” exchange rate in calculating Venezuelan currency loss, “The Trader” column said
  • Twitter (TWTR): 2Q non-GAAP 2 cent a shr profits were a “joke” as they failed to reflect $158m stock compensation, about half its $312m rev., “Follow-Up” column said, without posting PT; TWTR may not turn profitable on GAAP basis until ’17, Barron’s said
  • United Stationers (USTR): Shrs may increase 20% to $46 as it sells more high-growth products such as power tools and welding supplies, shifting from traditional office goods such as paper and envelopes with shrinking demand amid digital revolution, Barron’s said