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  • Oil Stocks Ranked And Rated From ValuEngine.com

    Valuation Watch: Overvalued stocks now make up 56.26% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 19.29% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. Eleven sectors are calculated to be overvalued--with three at or near double digits.

    ValuEngine Index Overview

     

     

     

     

     

    IndexWeek OpenFriday AMChange% ChangeYTD
    DJIA17727.4817763.235.720.20%-0.34%
    NASDAQ4921.784886.94-34.84-0.71%3.39%
    RUSSELL 20001246.691255.668.970.72%4.23%
    S&P 5002064.112066.962.850.14%0.39%

     

    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     


     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued43.98%
    Stocks Overvalued56.02%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20%15.12%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20%18.26%
    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     
















    SectorChangeMTDYTDValuationLast 12-MReturnP/E Ratio
    Aerospace0.11%-0.28%10.69%15.88% overvalued-0.01%22.53
    Medical0.06%-0.31%11.27%11.41% overvalued3.56%32.63
    Retail-Wholesale0.79%0.49%2.16%9.12% overvalued7.20%25.96
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates0.67%0.75%2.83%5.90% overvalued1.02%22.00
    Consumer Discretionary0.39%0.57%4.02%5.73% overvalued-4.52%27.56
    Computer and Technology0.29%0.17%4.11%5.67% overvalued-1.85%30.81
    Consumer Staples0.73%1.09%3.52%5.58% overvalued4.35%24.22
    Business Services0.35%0.56%6.98%4.63% overvalued2.72%26.40
    Utilities1.02%2.57%1.91%2.89% overvalued1.58%24.26
    Finance0.46%0.72%2.53%1.74% overvalued2.16%18.16
    Transportation-0.03%0.15%0.32%1.17% overvalued2.67%19.86
    Auto-Tires-Trucks0.47%0.40%5.01%0.39% overvalued-4.78%18.06
    Industrial Products0.66%0.62%0.93%0.61% undervalued-8.74%20.71
    Construction0.91%0.83%1.46%3.03% undervalued-3.41%24.79
    Oils-Energy0.71%1.52%-1.94%4.51% undervalued-35.28%23.53
    Basic Materials-0.01%0.31%-1.53%7.93% undervalued-22.70%25.43

    ValuEngine Newsletters Latest Results

     

     

     

     

     

    VE NewsletterCurrent ResultsBenchmark*Last Month TotalBenchmark*Since InceptionBenchmark*
    Forecast MNS-0.700.7711.36-0.59128.7530.18
    Dividend Stock0.18-1.27-1.69-1.169.9734.39
    Small Cap Stock2.661.45-1.64-0.2528.5255.35
    View-1.21-2.35-2.76-0.52127.0185.83

    *NOTE: Benchmark for Forecast MNS for last month and inception is the MLSAX Long/Short Fund. Benchmark for Small Cap is the Russell 2000 Small Cap Index (RUT). Benchmark for current month Forecast MNS and VE View and VE Dividend for all timeframes is the S&P500.

    ValuEngine's Newsletters Beat the Market

    With our Investment Newsletters, Subscribers Harness the Power of all of ValuEngine.com's Extensively Tracked and Tested Portfolio Strategies in an Easy to Follow Format.

    Let ValuEngine Optimize your Portfolio and Provide Rational Advice for Smarter Investing

    Click HERE to Check Out ValuEngine's Investment Newsletters

    Sector Talk--Oil/Energy

    Below, we present the latest data on Oil/Energy stocks. Top five lists are provided for each category. We applied some basic liquidity criteria--share price greater than $3 and average daily volume in excess of 100k shares.

    Top-Five Oil/Energy Stocks--Short-Term Forecast Returns





     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    PBFPBF ENERGY INC32.08N/A21.88
    PZEPETROBRAS EGY6.86N/A16.07
    TSOTESORO CORP86.6133.8469.99
    MUSAMURPHY USA INC72.44-9.6376.47
    WNRWESTERN REFING46.3224.3617.3

    Top-Five Oil/Energy Stocks--Long-Term Forecast Returns





     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    PBFPBF ENERGY INC32.08N/A21.88
    PZEPETROBRAS EGY6.86N/A16.07
    TSOTESORO CORP86.6133.8469.99
    MUSAMURPHY USA INC72.44-9.6376.47
    WNRWESTERN REFING46.3224.3617.3

    Top-Five Oil/Energy Stocks--Composite Score





     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    MUSAMURPHY USA INC72.44-9.6376.47
    SNPCHINA PETRO&CHM80.2-10.81-11.06
    TSOTESORO CORP86.6133.8469.99
    BWPBOARDWALK PIPLN16.02-16.5514.43
    ARLPALLIANCE RES33.02-27.49-22.72

    Top-Five Oil/Energy Stocks--Most Overvalued





     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    PGHPENGROWTH EGY3.06207.2-50.41
    LPILAREDO PETROLM14.3110.16-46.82
    WLLWHITING PETROLM32.8184.33-54.09
    UPLULTRA PETRO CP15.9579.63-42.34
    XECCIMAREX ENERGY118.6577.40.27

    Find out what Wall Street Investment and Media Professionals already know,
    ValuEngine offers sophisticated stock valuation and forecast research as well as a variety of portfolio screening and creation tools.

    Apr 07 2:36 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Latest Ranks For Top-5 Construction Stocks

    Valuation Watch: Overvalued stocks now make up 56.95% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 20.085% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. Twelve sectors are calculated to be overvalued--with three at or near double digits.

    ValuEngine Index Overview

     

     

     

     

     

    IndexWeek OpenFriday AMChange% ChangeYTD
    DJIA17751.2418150.2398.962.25%1.84%
    NASDAQ4897.275031.93134.662.75%6.46%
    RUSSELL 20001237.081261.8724.792.00%4.75%
    S&P 5002055.352109.1953.842.62%2.44%

     

    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     


     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued43.05%
    Stocks Overvalued56.95%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20%15.77%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20%20.08%
    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SectorChangeMTDYTDValuationLast 12-MReturnP/E Ratio
    Medical0.94%3.37%12.39%18.06% overvalued2.34%33.29
    Aerospace0.20%0.59%8.45%16.94% overvalued1.48%23.13
    Retail-Wholesale0.08%-0.42%0.15%9.39% overvalued4.40%25.83
    Computer and Technology0.09%0.02%4.23%8.37% overvalued-3.18%31.24
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates-0.40%-2.63%1.77%8.30% overvalued3.82%18.62
    Consumer Staples-0.10%-0.75%2.23%7.47% overvalued5.13%24.09
    Consumer Discretionary-0.14%-0.41%2.62%7.42% overvalued-3.16%28.01
    Business Services-0.04%-0.17%3.84%7.28% overvalued-1.49%25.83
    Utilities-0.60%-1.26%-0.60%4.65% overvalued3.99%22.96
    Finance-0.43%0.52%1.28%3.95% overvalued2.27%18.10
    Auto-Tires-Trucks-0.80%-2.31%4.24%1.82% overvalued-3.05%16.44
    Industrial Products-0.50%-1.57%-0.30%0.79% overvalued-9.63%20.21
    Transportation-0.07%-0.63%0.80%3.10% undervalued3.23%21.46
    Construction-0.21%-1.75%-1.14%5.30% undervalued-3.74%23.63
    Oils-Energy-1.15%-6.39%-3.46%6.22% undervalued-34.11%21.63
    Basic Materials-0.77%-4.93%-2.02%8.20% undervalued-26.62%24.17

    ValuEngine's Newsletters Beat the Market

    With our Investment Newsletters, Subscribers Harness the Power of all of ValuEngine.com's Extensively Tracked and Tested Portfolio Strategies in an Easy to Follow Format.

    Let ValuEngine Optimize your Portfolio and Provide Rational Advice for Smarter Investing

    Click HERE to Check Out ValuEngine's Investment Newsletters

    Sector Talk--Construction

    Below, we present the latest data on Construction stocks from our Institutional software package (Pending:VEI). Top five lists are provided for each category. We applied some basic liquidity criteria--share price greater than $3 and average daily volume in excess of 100k shares.

    Top-Five Construction Stocks--Short-Term Forecast Returns

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    WLDNWILLDAN GROUP14.126.9213.78
    USCRUS CONCRETE INC33.81N/A44.61
    MTHMERITAGE HOMES44.89-6.484.96
    BZHBEAZER HOMES16.28-40.97-20.82
    RYLRYLAND GRP INC46.440.0812.66

    Top-Five Construction Stocks--Long-Term Forecast Returns

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    WLDNWILLDAN GROUP14.126.9213.78
    USCRUS CONCRETE INC33.81N/A44.61
    MTHMERITAGE HOMES44.89-6.484.96
    BZHBEAZER HOMES16.28-40.97-20.82
    RYLRYLAND GRP INC46.440.0812.66

    Top-Five Construction Stocks--Composite Score

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    URIUTD RENTALS INC88.48-12.42-4.51
    MTHMERITAGE HOMES44.89-6.484.96
    RYLRYLAND GRP INC46.440.0812.66
    LENLENNAR CORP -A49.655.0320.1
    WYWEYERHAEUSER CO33.89-9.116.18

    Top-Five Construction Stocks--Most Overvalued

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    DYDYCOM INDS47.0954.5647.9
    LPXLOUISIANA PAC16.2234.84-4.53
    TREXTREX COMPANY50.6426.5731.53
    KBRKBR INC14.2823.5-49.54
    AYIACUITY BRANDS165.8518.5317.23

    Find out what Wall Street Investment and Media Professionals already know,
    ValuEngine offers sophisticated stock valuation and forecast research as well as a variety of portfolio screening and creation tools.

    Mar 23 12:22 PM | Link | 1 Comment
  • Argentine Bank ADR BBVA Banco Frances Up Big On Political News

    VALUATION WATCH: Overvalued stocks now make up 57% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 20% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. Twelve sectors are calculated to be overvalued--with three at or near double digits.

    --Green and In the Green

    Argentine Bank ADR BBVA Banco Frances Up Big on Political News

    BBVA Banco Frances del Rio de la Plata S.A. (NYSE:BFR) is a full-service banker for large corporations, middle market businesses and individuals. The Company operates approximately 74 branches in Argentina, 8 branches in Uruguay and a subsidiary bank in the Cayman Islands.

    BFR was a selection for our ValuEngine Forecast 16 MNS Newsletter this month and it is up @25% since our latest 0.78rebalance--while the SP 500 Index is down @1%. We have had a BUY on this company for quite some time--check the chart below for the green areas. Our models made another savvy pick with this company. Other analysts have followed suit, with the company receiving several upgrades. Argentine stocks have been on a tear recently due to a recently announced alliance between some of the nation's more "market friendly" political parties.

    Keep in mind that ValuEngine ranks and rates @7000 US and Canadian companies as well as @1000 foreign stocks and ADRs that trade on US exchanges. Subscriber get access to our entire stock universe.

    ValuEngine continues its BUY recommendation on BBVA Banco Frances for 2015-03-16. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that BBVA Banco Frances has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Momentum and P/E Ratio.

    Below is today's data on BFR:


     






    ValuEngine Forecast
     Target
    Price*
    Expected
    Return
    1-Month21.540.54%
    3-Month22.163.46%
    6-Month22.153.40%
    1-Year22.806.45%
    2-Year28.1031.18%
    3-Year11.33-47.09%

     















    Valuation & Rankings
    Valuation100.78% overvaluedValuation Rank(?) 2
    1-M Forecast Return0.54%1-M Forecast Return Rank 86
    12-M Return193.83%Momentum Rank(?) 99
    Sharpe Ratio0.39Sharpe Ratio Rank(?) 72
    5-Y Avg Annual Return20.40%5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank 89
    Volatility52.88%Volatility Rank(?) 36
    Expected EPS Growth8.72%EPSGrowth Rank(?) 40
    Market Cap (billions)3.83Size Rank 81
    Trailing P/E Ratio12.85Trailing P/E Rank(?) 84
    Forward P/E Ratio11.82Forward P/E Ratio Rank 79
    PEG Ratio1.47PEG Ratio Rank 35
    Price/Sales1.79Price/Sales Rank(?) 49
    Market/Book3.38Market/Book Rank(?) 36
    Beta1.92Beta Rank 15
    Alpha0.64Alpha Rank 98

    Mar 17 2:54 PM | Link | Comment!
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