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The following is a list of stocks in an uptrend that still have reasonable valuation ratios. The list is based on the following screen:

  • All stocks in the list are trading above the 20 day moving average, 50 day moving average and 200 day moving average (based on data from July 1)
  • All stocks have PEG ratio below 1 (PEG data sourced from Finviz)
  • To control the quality of the list, we only looked at stocks with market caps above $300M

Here is an overview of all the stocks in the list, with summary charts of their annual performance (click for an expanded view). A more detailed analysis follows below the graphic.

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1. American Equity Investment Life Holding Co. (AEL): Life Insurance Industry. P/E ratio of 10.71, forward P/E of 5.32, PEG at 0.89. Institutional investors, who currently own 90.83%, reduced holdings by -0.09% over the last 3 months. Short float at 6.58%, short ratio at 6.68.

2. Amerisafe, Inc. (AMSF): Property & Casualty Insurance Industry. P/E ratio of 7.83, forward P/E of 8.93, PEG at 0.71. Institutional investors, who currently own 95%, reduced holdings by -4.94% over the last 3 months. Short float at 4.58%, short ratio at 7.19.

3. Aeropostale, Inc. (ARO): Apparel Stores Industry. P/E ratio of 12.45, forward P/E of 9.93, PEG at 0.82. Institutional investors, who currently own 95%, reduced holdings by -8.53% over the last 3 months. Short float at 13.27%, short ratio at 4.28.

4. Cosan Ltd. (CZZ): Confectioners Industry. P/E ratio of 7.98, forward P/E of 9.82, PEG at 0.15. Short float at 1.08%, short ratio at 1.12.

5. Endo Pharmaceuticals Holdings Inc. (ENDP): Drug Manufacturers - Other Industry. P/E ratio of 9.08, forward P/E of 6.77, PEG at 0.88. Institutional investors, who currently own 95%, increased holdings by 0.06% over the last 3 months. Short float at 7%, short ratio at 5.34.

6. First Cash Financial Services Inc. (FCFS): Credit Services Industry. P/E ratio of 15.38, forward P/E of 11.68, PEG at 0.87. Institutional investors, who currently own 75.02%, reduced holdings by -2.84% over the last 3 months. Short float at 3.97%, short ratio at 6.19.

7. GLG Partners, Inc. (GLG): Asset Management Industry. P/E ratio of 9.91, forward P/E of 4.27, PEG at 0.14. Institutional investors, who currently own 54.73%, boosted holdings by 9.18% over the last 3 months. Short float at 13.49%, short ratio at 3.74.

8. Generac Holdings Inc. (GNRC): Electronic Equipment Industry. P/E ratio of 4.86, forward P/E of 8.11, PEG at 0.38. Short float at 2.63%, short ratio at 4.6.

9. Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. (HMY): Gold Industry. P/E ratio of 30.88, forward P/E of 14.56, PEG at 0.81. Institutional investors, who currently own 21.11%, increased holdings by 4.34% over the last 3 months. Short float at 0.74%, short ratio at 0.79.

10. Internet Initiative Japan Inc. (IIJI): Internet Service Provider. P/E ratio of 25.13, PEG at 0.81. Short float at 0.17%, short ratio at 2.82.

11. Mediacom Communications Corp. (MCCC): CATV Systems Industry. P/E ratio of 0.67, forward P/E of 7.83, PEG at 0.17. Institutional investors, who currently own 45.39%, increased holdings by 1.91% over the last 3 months. Short float at 4.67%, short ratio at 3.47.

12. OMNOVA Solutions Inc. (OMN): Specialty Chemicals Industry. P/E ratio of 10.29, forward P/E of 8.63, PEG at 0.23. Institutional investors, who currently own 83.45%, reduced holdings by -0.19% over the last 3 months. Short float at 3.77%, short ratio at 4.53.

13. Psychiatric Solutions, Inc. (OTCPK:PSYS): Specialized Health Services Industry. P/E ratio of 14.81, forward P/E of 13.2, PEG at 0.99. Institutional investors, who currently own 95%, increased holdings by 2.92% over the last 3 months. Short float at 11.46%, short ratio at 2.87.

14. Portugal Telecom SGPS SA (PT): Wireless Communications Industry. P/E ratio of 12.61, forward P/E of 7.37, PEG at 0.83. Institutional investors, who currently own 3.38%, reduced holdings by -4.82% over the last 3 months. Short float at 0.06%, short ratio at 0.95.

15. Safety Insurance Group Inc. (SAFT): Property & Casualty Insurance Industry. P/E ratio of 10.36, forward P/E of 11.48, PEG at 0.69. Institutional investors, who currently own 71.66%, reduced holdings by -2.6% over the last 3 months. Short float at 3.72%, short ratio at 7.97.

16. USANA Health Sciences Inc. (USNA): Drug Related Products Industry. P/E ratio of 15.83, forward P/E of 12.66, PEG at 0.88. Institutional investors, who currently own 26.32%, increased holdings by 8.62% over the last 3 months. Short float at 12.7%, short ratio at 16.02.

17. World Acceptance Corp. (WRLD): Credit Services Industry. P/E ratio of 8.58, forward P/E of 6.89, PEG at 0.78. Institutional investors, who currently own 95%, reduced holdings by -5.25% over the last 3 months. Short float at 30.47%, short ratio at 14.96.

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Source: 17 Rising Stocks With Good Valuation Ratios