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  • Banco Macro Defies Naysayers, Continues Climb

    VALUATION WARNING: Our models find that overvaluation is at levels typically seen when market pullbacks occur. Overvalued stocks assigned a valuation now make up 79% of our universe and almost 38% of the stocks assigned a valuation are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are calculated to be overvalued--fourteen of them by double digits.

    --ADR Banco Macro Continues to Climb for ValuEngine View Newsletter

    Banco Macro Bansud is a leading bank in Argentina. With the most extensive private-sector branch network in the country, Banco Marco provides standard banking products and services to a nationwide customer base.

    Banco Macro was added to our portfolio on March 19th. Since then, it has increased in value from an initial price of $24.93/share to a current price of $38.81. That's an increase of 55% in less than four months' time. Our Forecast Model ranks it in the 99th percentile of our 7000 stock universe for one-month forecast return. With Banco Macro leading the way, the View portfolio has once again caught fire this rebalance period and is currently up almost 5% vs an S&P 500 gain of @2.24%. It remains our best performing newsletter for current market conditions.

    ValuEngine continues its STRONG BUY recommendation on BANCO MACRO-ADR for 2014-07-03. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that BANCO MACRO-ADR has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE P/E Ratio and Momentum.

    As a bonus to our Daily Bulletin readers,
    we are offering a FREE DOWNLOAD of one of our Stock Reports

    Read our Complete Detailed Valuation Report on Banco Macro HERE.

    Below is today's data on BMA:


     






    ValuEngine Forecast
     Target
    Price*
    Expected
    Return
    1-Month39.841.18%
    3-Month41.034.22%
    6-Month42.297.42%
    1-Year44.9514.18%
    2-Year49.5025.73%
    3-Year13.80-64.95%

     















    Valuation & Rankings
    Valuation14.82% overvaluedValuation Rank 48
    1-M Forecast Return1.18%1-M Forecast Return Rank 99
    12-M Return171.71%Momentum Rank 97
    Sharpe Ratio0.32Sharpe Ratio Rank 61
    5-Y Avg Annual Return16.00%5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank 75
    Volatility49.82%Volatility Rank 40
    Expected EPS Growth-17.00%EPS Growth Rank 8
    Market Cap (billions)2.30Size Rank 76
    Trailing P/E Ratio4.96Trailing P/E Rank 100
    Forward P/E Ratio5.97Forward P/E Ratio Rank 98
    PEG Ration/aPEG Ratio Rank n/a
    Price/Sales1.00Price/Sales Rank 70
    Market/Book1.82Market/Book Rank 60
    Beta1.35Beta Rank 32
    Alpha0.65Alpha Rank 95

    Disclosure: The author has no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Tags: BMA
    Jul 07 12:31 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Verizon And Industrial Stocks From ValuEngine.com

    VALUATION WARNING: Our models find that overvaluation is at levels typically seen when market pullbacks occur. Overvalued stocks now make up 75% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 34% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are calculated to be overvalued--fourteen by double digits.

    ValuEngine Index Overview

     

     

     

     

     

    IndexWeek OpenFriday AMChange% ChangeYTD
    DJIA16946.516828.8-117.7-0.69%1.52%
    NASDAQ4368.964382.0113.050.30%4.92%
    RUSSELL 20001189.471181.54-7.93-0.67%1.54%
    S&P 5001962.921956.83-6.09-0.31%5.87%

     

    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     


     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued24.85%
    Stocks Overvalued75.15%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20%7.77%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20%34%
    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     
















    SectorChangeMTDYTDValuationLast 12-MReturnP/E Ratio
    Transportation-0.13%1.81%5.52%23.17% overvalued36.61%24.65
    Auto-Tires-Trucks-0.24%1.91%5.93%22.16% overvalued31.07%17.08
    Medical-0.20%4.09%10.60%21.35% overvalued39.51%29.25
    Consumer Staples-0.40%0.70%4.00%19.49% overvalued26.07%24.17
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates0.42%2.13%4.28%18.67% overvalued20.92%20.79
    Oils-Energy0.29%4.60%12.28%18.59% overvalued31.01%30.47
    Computer and Technology0.10%3.90%4.65%16.84% overvalued23.89%31.81
    Utilities0.04%2.82%8.12%14.05% overvalued25.76%21.21
    Industrial Products-0.11%3.02%1.35%13.87% overvalued25.73%23.65
    Finance-0.04%1.63%3.32%13.31% overvalued15.81%18.12
    Consumer Discretionary-0.12%1.36%-2.69%12.83% overvalued24.10%29.11
    Aerospace-0.36%-0.17%1.89%12.34% overvalued36.99%19.95
    Retail-Wholesale-0.01%1.07%-3.61%11.50% overvalued13.58%25.47
    Business Services-0.54%1.74%-0.49%10.92% overvalued30.21%26.64
    Construction0.59%2.28%2.81%6.73% overvalued23.79%24.18
    Basic Materials-0.18%4.11%5.25%5.33% overvalued14.68%27.30

    ValuEngine Newsletters Latest Results

     

     

     

     

     

    VE NewsletterCurrent ResultsS&P 500Last Month TotalS&P 500Since InceptionS&P 500
    Forecast MNS1.591.12-3.982.8086.33112.12
    Dividend Stock-0.55-0.165.183.7121.7526.43
    Small Cap Stock-0.650.004.233.7831.8341.29
    View2.840.909.233.69119.6571.48

     

    Free Download for Readers

    As a bonus to our Free Weekly Newsletter subscribers,
    we are offering a FREE DOWNLOAD of one of our Stock Reports

    Verizon Communications, formed by the merger of Bell Atlantic and GTE, is one of the world's leading providers of high-growth communications services. Verizon companies are the largest providers of wireline and wireless communications in the United States. Verizon is also the world's largest provider of print and on-line directory information.

    ValuEngine continues its BUY recommendation on VERIZON COMM for 2014-06-26. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that VERIZON COMM has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Company Size and Volatility.

    As a bonus to our Newsletter readers,
    we are offering a FREE DOWNLOAD of one of our Stock Reports

    Read our Complete Detailed Valuation Report on Verizon HERE.

    Sector Talk--Industrial Products

    Below, we present the latest data on Industrial Products 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 Industrial Products Stocks--Short-Term Forecast Returns

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    UEPSNET 1 UEPS TECH11.15-4.8660.2
    PKGPACKAGING CORP70.94-3.4845.67
    ACCOACCO BRANDS CP6.26-10.52-1.57
    USTRUTD STATIONERS40.253.1920.29
    MIDDMIDDLEBY CORP244.09-8.0744.6

    Top-Five Industrial Products Stocks--Long-Term Forecast Returns

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    UEPSNET 1 UEPS TECH11.15-4.8660.2
    PKGPACKAGING CORP70.94-3.4845.67
    ACCOACCO BRANDS CP6.26-10.52-1.57
    USTRUTD STATIONERS40.253.1920.29
    MIDDMIDDLEBY CORP244.09-8.0744.6

    Top-Five Industrial Products Stocks--Composite Score

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    UEPSNET 1 UEPS TECH11.15-4.8660.2
    PKGPACKAGING CORP70.94-3.4845.67
    DEDEERE & CO90.414.3410.05
    MIDDMIDDLEBY CORP244.09-8.0744.6
    USTRUTD STATIONERS40.253.1920.29

    Top-Five Industrial Products Stocks--Most Overvalued

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    NNBRNN INC25.77120.48143.57
    NPOENPRO INDUS INC73.2388.7849.14
    HOLIHOLLYSYS AUTOMT23.3372.1891.23
    MINIMOBILE MINI INC48.5271.3151.53
    JBTJOHN BEAN TECH30.3655.0744.5

    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.

    Disclosure: The author has no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Jun 27 12:59 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Amazon Still A Sell According To ValuEngine.com

    VALUATION WARNING: Our models find that overvaluation is at levels typically seen when market pullbacks occur. Overvalued stocks now make up 77.39% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 36.46% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are calculated to be overvalued--fourteen by double digits.

    ValuEngine Index Overview

     

     

     

     

     

    IndexWeek OpenFriday AMChange% ChangeYTD
    DJIA16765.5616921.5155.940.93%2.08%
    NASDAQ4303.934359.3355.41.29%4.38%
    RUSSELL 20001162.021184.0322.011.89%1.75%
    S&P 5001934.841959.4824.641.27%6.01%

     

    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     


     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued22.61%
    Stocks Overvalued77.39%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20%7.32%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20%36.46%
    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     
















    SectorChangeMTDYTDValuationLast 12-MReturnP/E Ratio
    Transportation0.11%2.25%6.13%23.89% overvalued34.14%24.54
    Auto-Tires-Trucks-0.33%2.15%6.29%23.62% overvalued25.10%17.40
    Medical0.04%3.70%10.34%21.06% overvalued36.45%28.95
    Consumer Staples0.14%1.83%5.62%20.03% overvalued19.20%25.15
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates0.25%2.30%4.66%19.55% overvalued14.99%20.85
    Oils-Energy0.38%5.27%12.96%18.46% overvalued26.56%30.16
    Computer and Technology-0.22%4.32%5.13%18.08% overvalued21.63%31.60
    Industrial Products0.31%3.45%1.64%15.04% overvalued22.14%24.29
    Aerospace0.25%1.27%3.45%14.19% overvalued31.26%20.26
    Utilities-0.08%2.07%7.20%13.92% overvalued19.88%21.02
    Finance-0.03%1.88%3.60%13.88% overvalued12.02%18.09
    Consumer Discretionary0.09%1.79%-2.44%13.10% overvalued19.86%28.30
    Retail-Wholesale-0.18%1.33%-3.37%12.42% overvalued10.44%25.66
    Business Services0.14%1.85%-0.12%10.67% overvalued25.20%26.44
    Construction0.21%1.41%1.98%6.36% overvalued16.77%23.94
    Basic Materials1.10%5.04%5.95%4.23% overvalued4.83%26.73

    Free Download for Readers

    As a bonus to our Free Weekly Newsletter subscribers,
    we are offering a FREE DOWNLOAD of one of our Stock Reports

    Amazon.com, Inc. seeks to be the world's most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they may want to buy online. The company lists unique items in categories such as books, music, DVDs, videos, consumer electronics, toys, camera and photo items, software, computer and video games, tools and hardware, lawn and patio items, kitchen products, and wireless products.

    Amazon was in the news this week with a new business venture that seems just a bit more "real" than the Black Friday PR stunt concerning drone delivery, the creation of the Fire Smart Phone. For now, our models remain unimpressed. The company is still rated a sell, as it has been for much of 2014.

    ValuEngine continues its SELL recommendation on AMAZON.COM INC for 2014-06-19. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that AMAZON.COM INC has the probability to UNDERPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits UNATTRACTIVE Book Market Ratio and P/E Ratio.

    As a bonus to our Newsletter readers,
    we are offering a FREE DOWNLOAD of one of our Stock Reports

    Read our Complete Detailed Valuation Report on Amazon.com HERE.

    Sector Talk--Medical

    Below, we present the latest data on Medical 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 Medical Stocks--Short-Term Forecast Returns

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    PTIEPAIN THERAPEUT5.384.26127
    VRXVALEANT PHARMA117.55-13.7336.04
    GILDGILEAD SCIENCES79.78-24.1857.67
    ALRALERE INC36.61-1.4645.34
    UTHRUTD THERAPEUTIC87.02-7.2633.9

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

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    PTIEPAIN THERAPEUT5.384.26127
    VRXVALEANT PHARMA117.55-13.7336.04
    GILDGILEAD SCIENCES79.78-24.1857.67
    ALRALERE INC36.61-1.4645.34
    UTHRUTD THERAPEUTIC87.02-7.2633.9

    Top-Five Medical Stocks--Composite Score

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    ADXSADVAXIS INC3.11N/A-36.21
    VRXVALEANT PHARMA117.55-13.7336.04
    GILDGILEAD SCIENCES79.78-24.1857.67
    ACTACTAVIS PLC215.254.7574
    ALRALERE INC36.61-1.4645.34

    Top-Five Medical Stocks--Most Overvalued

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    IDIXIDENIX PHARMA23.99300353.5
    ANIPANI PHARMACEUT35.47300384.66
    ALNYALNYLAM PHARMA70.2268132.07
    TKMRTEKMIRA PHARMAC13.6257.75185.71
    ACADACADIA PHARMA23.16243.8228.03

     

    What's Hot-ValuEngine View

    ValuEngine View Posts Huge Gain, Almost Triples SP 500 for Month

    The jury is still out on the "Sell in May and Go Away" maxim this Summer, but the warmer weather certainly hasn't cooled off the ValuEngine View's performance. For May/June, the ValuEngine View returned to its winning ways with a great month, We saw winners almost across the board with a hit ratio of 80%. Strong market gains were met with even stronger results from our picks. Our portfolio posted a big gain in excess of 9% and more than doubled the S&P 500. The trailing 12 month gain of the VE View is 33.44% versus the S&P 500 return of 17.57%. We are almost doubling the S&P over the past year. The return since inception of the View is 119.65% versus the S&P's gain of 71.48%. It remains our best performing newsletter under current market conditions.

     

     

     

    Return Comparison vs. S&P 500
     Last 12 Months
    VE View33.44%
    S&P 50017.57%

    We had twelve winners this month-with five one of them posting double-digit gains. Lannett posted a big gain of almost 29% and was followed by Canadian Solar, Micron Tech, Synnex, and Brocade. Losses were minor from Amtrust, Gielad, and Gentex-none of which topped 4%.

    Here are the latest results from May/June 2014:

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SymbolCompany NameEntry Price 5/21/14Exit PriceChange%Change
    AFSIAMTRUST FINANCIAL SERVICES44.2342.49-1.74-3.93
    BMABANCO MACRO-ADR30.0131.791.785.93
    BRCDBROCADE COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS8.479.40.9310.98
    CSIQCANADIAN SOLAR22.4127.985.5724.85
    GILDGILEAD SCIENCES81.1479.79-1.35-1.66
    GNTXGENTEX CORP28.8928.65-0.24-0.83
    HIIHUNTINGTON INGALLS95.0398.813.783.98
    KSKAPSTONE PAPER28.0930.732.649.40
    LCILANNETT INC36.7147.210.4928.58
    LYBLYONDELL BASEL-A9798.781.781.84
    MEOHMETHANEX CORP57.3560.953.66.28
    MUMICRON TECH26.5532.255.721.47
    SNXSYNNEX CORP61.4371.419.9816.25
    SPRSPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS31.5933.612.026.39
    UPLULTRA PETROLEUM CP26.8129.192.388.88
     VE VIEW PORTFOLIO 9.23
    GSPCS&P5001872.831936.1663.333.38

    Disclosure: The author has no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Jun 20 2:14 PM | Link | Comment!
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