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  • Biotech Firm Celsion Corp (CLSN) Leads VE Small Cap Newsletter

    VALUATION WARNING: Our models find that overvaluation is at levels typically seen when market pullbacks occur. Overvalued stocks assigned a valuation now make up almost 85% of our universe and almost 53% of the stocks assigned a valuation are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are calculated to be overvalued--15 of them by double digits.

    Healthy Performance

    --Celsion Corp (CLSN) Leads Small Cap Newsletter

    Celsion is dedicated to the development and commercialization of oncology drugs including tumor-targeting treatments using focused heat energy in combination with heat activated drug delivery systems. Celsion has research, license or commercialization agreements with leading institutions such as the National Institutes of Health, Duke University Medical Center, University of Hong Kong, North Shore Long Island Jewish Health System.

    Despite the latest market gyrations, we still see decent performance from some of our long-focused newsletters. Our VE Small Cap Stock Newsletter. Right now the top performer for our small caps is Celsion Corp. The stock is up more than 10% for the past month.

    ValuEngine continues its BUY recommendation on CELSION CORP for 2014-01-14. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that CELSION CORP has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Earnings Growth Rate and Book Market Ratio.

    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 Celsion Corp. HERE.

    Below is today's data on CLSN:


     






    ValuEngine Forecast
     Target
    Price*
    Expected
    Return
    1-Month4.386.78%
    3-Month4.325.35%
    6-Month4.315.20%
    1-Year6.4958.35%
    2-Year5.1224.80%
    3-Year6.6963.23%

     















     

     

    Valuation & Rankings
    Valuation73.27% undervaluedValuation Rank 100
    1-M Forecast Return6.78%1-M Forecast Return Rank 100
    12-M Return-89.93%Momentum Rank 1
    Sharpe Ratio-0.20Sharpe Ratio Rank 38
    5-Y Avg Annual Return-22.35%5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank 28
    Volatility112.71%Volatility Rank 15
    Expected EPS Growth30.30%EPS Growth Rank 63
    Market Cap (billions)0.06Size Rank 30
    Trailing P/E Ration/aTrailing P/E Rank 5
    Forward P/E Ration/aForward P/E Ratio Rank n/a
    PEG Ratio0.10PEG Ratio Rank 86
    Price/Sales142.87Price/Sales Rank 3
    Market/Book1.91Market/Book Rank 54
    Beta1.12Beta Rank 50
    Alphan/aAlpha Rank n/a

    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     

     

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued15.29%
    Stocks Overvalued84.71%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20%4.92%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20%52.91%

     

    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SectorChangeMTDYTDValuationLast 12-MReturnP/E Ratio
    Medical1.19%4.78%4.78%34.53% overvalued42.92%29.83
    Computer and Technology1.63%2.06%2.06%32.21% overvalued34.34%31.26
    Aerospace1.19%2.50%2.50%31.55% overvalued52.55%19.27
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates0.76%-0.95%-0.95%30.92% overvalued14.69%19.70
    Consumer Discretionary0.69%0.24%0.24%30.25% overvalued41.31%29.89
    Transportation0.96%-0.57%-0.57%28.35% overvalued37.27%22.50
    Auto-Tires-Trucks1.13%0.78%0.78%26.71% overvalued40.87%19.69
    Industrial Products0.76%0.04%0.04%25.50% overvalued33.65%23.62
    Business Services1.06%-0.18%-0.18%24.90% overvalued33.85%26.44
    Retail-Wholesale0.74%-2.49%-2.49%22.21% overvalued33.09%24.06
    Consumer Staples0.81%-0.48%-0.48%21.78% overvalued23.06%23.59
    Finance0.56%-0.28%-0.28%21.03% overvalued13.32%17.70
    Construction0.84%1.27%1.27%16.74% overvalued28.04%24.98
    Oils-Energy0.67%-0.91%-0.91%12.15% overvalued10.93%26.62
    Utilities0.75%1.07%1.07%11.69% overvalued10.16%20.40
    Basic Materials0.36%0.32%0.32%8.01% overvalued-25.04%21.72

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Jan 15 2:10 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Transportation Stocks Ranked And Rated
    ValuEngine Index Overview

     

     


     

     

     

    IndexWeek OpenThurs. CloseChange% ChangeYTD
    DJIA16474.0416444.76-29.28-0.18%-0.67%
    NASDAQ4137.034156.1919.160.46%-0.31%
    RUSSELL 20001159.271158.35-0.92-0.08%-0.45%
    S&P 5001832.311838.135.820.32%-0.45%
    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     


     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued15.61%
    Stocks Overvalued84.39%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20%4.96%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20%54.01%
    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     
















     

     

    SectorChangeMTDYTDValuationLast 12-MReturnP/E Ratio
    Computer and Technology-0.07%0.94%0.94%35.52% overvalued37.82%31.80
    Consumer Discretionary-0.25%0.37%0.37%34.14% overvalued41.89%30.26
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates-0.26%-1.59%-1.59%34.10% overvalued15.55%19.91
    Medical0.63%3.31%3.31%33.78% overvalued42.31%29.57
    Aerospace0.05%1.15%1.15%31.43% overvalued54.37%19.13
    Transportation0.04%-1.05%-1.05%30.68% overvalued40.53%22.45
    Auto-Tires-Trucks-0.31%0.14%0.14%29.93% overvalued44.79%20.07
    Business Services0.01%-0.16%-0.16%28.46% overvalued37.32%26.73
    Industrial Products-0.06%0.02%0.02%28.13% overvalued36.86%23.83
    Retail-Wholesale-0.82%-1.80%-1.80%26.70% overvalued37.25%24.85
    Consumer Staples-0.43%-1.31%-1.31%23.43% overvalued24.62%23.65
    Finance0.06%-0.38%-0.38%23.13% overvalued14.36%17.84
    Construction0.58%0.38%0.38%17.91% overvalued31.32%25.26
    Oils-Energy-0.42%-0.84%-0.84%15.33% overvalued12.56%26.77
    Utilities0.43%0.54%0.54%13.01% overvalued11.89%20.45
    Basic Materials-0.48%-0.42%-0.42%7.95% overvalued-25.31%21.34

    ValuEngine Newsletters Latest Results

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    VE NewsletterCurrent ResultsS&P 500Last Month TotalS&P 500Since InceptionS&P 500
    Forecast MNS3.223.21-2.54-0.59105.7794.96
    Dividend Stock-1.141.09-0.610.8810.1417.13
    Small Cap Stock6.451.58-3.011.5834.3630.48
    View0.001.523.521.2796.6359.89

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

    Dollar General Corporation is a discount retailer in the United States. The Company separates its merchandise into four categories, which includes highly consumable, seasonal, home products and basic clothing. Highly consumable consists of packaged food, candy, snacks and refrigerated products, health and beauty aids, home cleaning supplies and pet supplies; seasonal consists of seasonal and holiday-related items, toys, stationery and hardware; home products consists of house wares and domestics, and basic clothing consists of casual everyday apparel. Dollar General is among the largest retailers of top-quality products made by America's most trusted manufacturers such as Procter & Gamble, Kimberly-Clark, Unilever, Kellogg's, General Mills, Nabisco, Fruit of the Loom, PepsiCo and Coca-Cola. The Company store support center is located in Goodlettsville, Tennessee.

    ValuEngine continues its BUY recommendation on DOLLAR GENERAL for 2014-01-09. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that DOLLAR GENERAL has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Sharpe Ratio and Company Size.

    Read our Detailed Valuation Report, a $25 value, for FREE HERE.

    Sector Talk--Transportation

    Below, we present the latest data on Transportation stocks from our Institutional software package (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.

    Please Click Here to Download a FREE Demo of ValuEngine's Professional VEI Software Package.

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

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    DCIXDIANA CONTAINER3.942.85-41.02
    TNPTSAKOS EGY NAVG6.52-21.2454.5
    VLCCFKNIGHTSBRIDGE9.83-1.7157.53
    NNANAVIOS MARI ACQ4.4630.4874.22
    ABFSARKANSAS BEST33.4750.52243.99

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

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    DCIXDIANA CONTAINER3.942.85-41.02
    TNPTSAKOS EGY NAVG6.52-21.2454.5
    VLCCFKNIGHTSBRIDGE9.83-1.7157.53
    NNANAVIOS MARI ACQ4.4630.4874.22
    ABFSARKANSAS BEST33.4750.52243.99

    Top-Five Transportation Stocks--Composite Score

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    TNPTSAKOS EGY NAVG6.52-21.2454.5
    VLCCFKNIGHTSBRIDGE9.83-1.7157.53
    SBLKSTAR BULK CARRS13.09-42.1585.25
    CPACOPA HLDGS SA-A157.6916.0259.09
    CSXCSX CORP28.662339.53

    Top-Five Transportation Stocks--Most Overvalued

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    XPOXPO LOGISTICS29.5125.7272.01
    DHTDHT HOLDINGS7.21123.8460.94
    NMNAVIOS MARI HLD9.69123.81157.71
    VTNCVITRAN CORP INC6.47121.457.48
    DSXDIANA SHIPPING12.38105.2746.34

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    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Jan 10 4:22 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Daqo New Energy Continues To 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 85% of our universe and 54% of the stocks assigned a valuation are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are calculated to be overvalued--15 of them by double digits.

    Sunpowered

    --Daqo New Energy (DQ) Soars for ValuEngine Market Neutral Newsletter

    Daqo New Energy Corp. is engaged in the manufacture and sale of high-quality polysilicon to photovoltaic product manufacturers. The polysilicon is further processed into ingots, wafers, cells and modules for solar power solutions. Daqo New Energy Corp., formerly known as Mega Stand International Limited, is headquartered in Wanzhou, The People's Republic of China.

    We are seeing some impressive performance from our long portfolios so far this month. The leader of our newsletters right now is the VE Forecast 16 Market Neutral. And, leading the long-side of that newsletter is Daqo New Energy (DQ). Since mid-December, the stock is up almost 26%. Green energy has been quietly making impressive gains despite the best efforts of opponents in the fossil fuel sectors and the US government to undercut its progress. Daqo has been on a huge run up with a LTM gain in excess of 400%.

    ValuEngine continues its BUY recommendation on DAQO NEW ENERGY for 2014-01-07. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that DAQO NEW ENERGY has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Momentum and Company Size.

    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 Daqo New Energy HERE.

    Below is today's data on DQ:


     






    ValuEngine Forecast
     Target
    Price*
    Expected
    Return
    1-Month42.330.95%
    3-Month43.283.23%
    6-Month43.603.99%
    1-Year46.7111.40%
    2-Year38.55-8.06%
    3-Year48.8216.43%

     















    Valuation & Rankings
    Valuationn/aValuation Rank n/a
    1-M Forecast Return0.95%1-M Forecast Return Rank 97
    12-M Return420.87%Momentum Rank 100
    Sharpe Ratio-0.69Sharpe Ratio Rank 11
    5-Y Avg Annual Return-68.01%5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank 12
    Volatility97.95%Volatility Rank 19
    Expected EPS Growthn/aEPS Growth Rank n/a
    Market Cap (billions)0.29Size Rank 50
    Trailing P/E Ration/aTrailing P/E Rank n/a
    Forward P/E Ration/aForward P/E Ratio Rank n/a
    PEG Ration/aPEG Ratio Rank n/a
    Price/Sales3.71Price/Sales Rank 27
    Market/Book2.16Market/Book Rank 50
    Beta2.63Beta Rank 7
    Alpha0.25Alpha Rank 86

    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     

     

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued14.88%
    Stocks Overvalued85.12%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20%4.89%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20%53.99%

     

    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SectorChangeMTDYTDValuationLast 12-MReturnP/E Ratio
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates0.28%-1.13%-1.13%34.28% overvalued14.97%20.00
    Computer and Technology0.95%0.52%0.52%33.22% overvalued35.28%31.54
    Consumer Discretionary0.38%0.11%0.11%32.70% overvalued42.15%30.09
    Transportation0.35%-0.97%-0.97%30.51% overvalued36.51%22.46
    Aerospace1.02%1.15%1.15%29.54% overvalued51.53%18.77
    Medical1.22%1.83%1.83%29.17% overvalued40.07%29.34
    Auto-Tires-Trucks1.13%0.16%0.16%27.61% overvalued39.99%19.86
    Business Services0.62%-0.50%-0.50%27.48% overvalued37.86%26.38
    Industrial Products0.73%-0.18%-0.18%26.76% overvalued35.45%23.55
    Retail-Wholesale0.21%-0.88%-0.88%26.46% overvalued36.01%24.68
    Finance0.35%-0.39%-0.39%22.89% overvalued14.01%17.79
    Consumer Staples0.91%-0.51%-0.51%22.72% overvalued23.84%23.65
    Construction0.39%-0.74%-0.74%16.93% overvalued28.55%25.10
    Oils-Energy0.23%0.01%0.01%14.72% overvalued12.58%26.76
    Utilities0.94%0.01%0.01%12.27% overvalued11.10%20.34
    Basic Materials-0.21%-0.02%-0.02%7.56% overvalued-24.90%21.35

    Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Jan 08 2:43 PM | Link | Comment!
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