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  • Bad News For McDonald's?, Energy Stocks, And More From ValuEngine.com

    VALUATION WATCH: Our Valuation WARNING is OFF. Overvalued stocks now make up 61.53% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 19.82% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are calculated to be overvalued--three by double digits.

    ValuEngine Index Overview

     

     

     

     

     

    IndexWeek OpenFriday PMChange% ChangeYTD
    DJIA16493.7216389.6-104.12-0.63%-1.13%
    NASDAQ4365.624334.53-31.09-0.71%3.78%
    RUSSELL 20001118.461123.14.640.41%-3.48%
    S&P 5001926.621911.86-14.76-0.77%3.44%

     

    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     


     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued38.47%
    Stocks Overvalued61.53%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20%10.56%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20%19.82%
    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     
















    SectorChangeMTDYTDValuationLast 12-MReturnP/E Ratio
    Consumer Staples-0.43%0.48%3.92%11.63% overvalued12.63%24.92
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates-0.20%-0.79%2.11%10.88% overvalued11.80%20.20
    Computer and Technology-0.62%-0.94%1.80%10.06% overvalued10.84%31.97
    Transportation-0.50%-1.30%3.21%9.82% overvalued23.37%20.92
    Consumer Discretionary-0.68%-0.82%-2.32%8.47% overvalued13.10%27.59
    Finance-0.24%-0.33%1.71%7.12% overvalued8.68%17.73
    Auto-Tires-Trucks-0.61%-1.37%0.94%7.01% overvalued14.28%19.45
    Oils-Energy-0.30%-0.94%11.20%6.94% overvalued15.93%28.60
    Medical-1.00%-1.23%5.79%6.92% overvalued21.67%27.90
    Aerospace-0.31%-1.17%-3.97%6.21% overvalued23.71%18.52
    Business Services-0.40%-0.53%-0.82%6.17% overvalued15.62%24.72
    Basic Materials-0.66%-0.84%6.84%5.75% overvalued13.37%26.21
    Industrial Products-0.38%-0.60%-1.69%5.30% overvalued11.91%22.71
    Retail-Wholesale-0.49%-0.12%-5.51%4.54% overvalued0.50%24.38
    Utilities-0.33%-1.65%5.16%4.31% overvalued11.10%21.33
    Construction-0.78%0.35%-0.90%1.84% overvalued12.47%24.76

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    VE NewsletterCurrent ResultsS&P 500Last Month TotalS&P 500Since InceptionS&P 500
    Forecast MNS-3.22-2.696.581.8398.61116.00
    Dividend Stock-4.56-3.192.891.0725.2727.78
    Small Cap Stock-0.26-2.71-2.070.7229.0942.31
    View-3.13-3.102.182.04124.4574.98

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    McDonald's Corporation develops, operates, franchises and services a worldwide system of restaurants that prepare, assemble, package and sell a limited menu of value-priced foods. The company operates primarily in the quick-service hamburger restaurant business. All restaurants are operated by the company or, under the terms of franchise arrangements, by franchisees who are independent third parties, or by affiliates operating under joint-venture agreements between the company and local business people.

    ValuEngine continues its HOLD recommendation on MCDONALDS CORP for 2014-08-07. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that MCDONALDS CORP has the probability to ROUGHLY MATCH average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Company Size but UNATTRACTIVE Book Market 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 McDonald's HERE.

    Sector Talk--Oils/Energy

    Below, we present the latest data on Oils/Energy 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.

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

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

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    TSLTRINA SOLAR LTD11.7-26.7577.27
    CSIQCANADIAN SOLAR25.73-20.1679.8
    PQPETROQUEST ENGY5.59-23.9227.05
    UPLULTRA PETRO CP23.04-46.885.11
    AXASABRAXAS PETE/NV4.96-22.7899.2

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

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    TSLTRINA SOLAR LTD11.7-26.7577.27
    CSIQCANADIAN SOLAR25.73-20.1679.8
    PQPETROQUEST ENGY5.59-23.9227.05
    UPLULTRA PETRO CP23.04-46.885.11
    AXASABRAXAS PETE/NV4.96-22.7899.2

    Top-Five Oils/Energy Stocks--Composite Score

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    CSIQCANADIAN SOLAR25.73-20.1679.8
    TSLTRINA SOLAR LTD11.7-26.7577.27
    ECAENCANA CORP21.3-26.8422.84
    SMSM ENERGY CO79.07-11.4815.53
    UPLULTRA PETRO CP23.04-46.885.11

    Top-Five Oils/Energy Stocks--Most Overvalued

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    POWRPOWERSECURE INT10.83300-32.19
    MDRMCDERMOTT INTL7.26251.267.88
    LNGCHENIERE ENERGY70.47132.44149.45
    FSLRFIRST SOLAR INC68.1781.9368.45
    WMBWILLIAMS COS54.3767.851.7

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

    Aug 08 12:17 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Kapstone Paper Report And Utilities Ranked And Rated

    VALUATION WATCH: Our Valuation WARNING is OFF. Overvalued stocks now make up 64.97% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 24.27% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are calculated to be overvalued--nine by double digits.

    ValuEngine Index Overview

     

     

     

     

     

    IndexWeek OpenFriday PMChange% ChangeYTD
    DJIA16956.9116516.5-440.41-2.60%-0.36%
    NASDAQ4451.124348.4-102.72-2.31%4.11%
    RUSSELL 20001145.181112.14-33.04-2.89%-4.43%
    S&P 5001978.251927.5-50.75-2.57%4.28%

     

    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     


     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued35.03%
    Stocks Overvalued64.97%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20%10.35%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20%24.27%
    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     
















    SectorChangeMTDYTDValuationLast 12-MReturnP/E Ratio
    Transportation0.33%-1.11%6.19%21.06% overvalued27.65%21.68
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates-0.09%0.29%4.49%15.92% overvalued14.75%20.79
    Computer and Technology0.55%-1.97%4.65%13.97% overvalued15.56%32.07
    Consumer Staples-0.33%-1.93%4.47%13.59% overvalued14.76%26.21
    Auto-Tires-Trucks-0.67%-2.61%3.86%13.20% overvalued18.23%16.11
    Medical0.56%-1.30%8.54%12.89% overvalued27.23%29.18
    Oils-Energy-0.21%-1.38%13.37%11.87% overvalued20.07%28.18
    Finance0.10%-0.36%3.16%10.72% overvalued10.31%18.19
    Retail-Wholesale0.44%-2.68%-4.52%10.08% overvalued2.53%24.50
    Aerospace0.35%-3.35%-0.63%9.96% overvalued28.71%19.45
    Consumer Discretionary-0.01%-1.66%-1.23%9.60% overvalued15.00%28.80
    Business Services0.57%-1.19%0.56%8.60% overvalued21.75%26.36
    Utilities0.40%0.20%8.32%8.51% overvalued14.06%20.60
    Industrial Products-0.20%-2.48%0.56%8.20% overvalued15.40%22.87
    Basic Materials-0.01%0.27%9.21%8.00% overvalued11.53%28.72
    Construction-0.15%-3.14%0.36%0.36% overvalued15.29%23.82

    ValuEngine Newsletters Latest Results

     

     

     

     

     

    VE NewsletterCurrent ResultsS&P 500Last Month TotalS&P 500Since InceptionS&P 500
    Forecast MNS-1.51-0.166.581.8398.61116.00
    Dividend Stock-2.31-0.682.891.0725.2727.78
    Small Cap Stock-0.73-0.18-2.070.7229.0942.31
    View2.07-0.582.182.04124.4574.98

    ValuEngine's Newsletters Beat the Market

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    KAPSTONE PAPER & PACKAGING CORPORATION was formed to effect a business combination with a suitable operating business in the paper, packaging, forest products and related industries. Headquartered in Northbrook, IL, KapStone Paper and Packaging Corporation is a leading North American producer of kraft paper and inflatable dunnage bags. The Company is the parent corporation of KapStone Kraft Paper Corporation which includes a paper mill in Roanoke Rapids, NC, and RideRite, an inflatable dunnage bag manufacturer in Fordyce, AR.

    ValuEngine updated its recommendation from BUY to STRONG BUY for KAPSTONE PAPER on 2014-07-31. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that KAPSTONE PAPER has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Sharpe Ratio and Momentum.

    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 Kapstone Paper HERE.

    Sector Talk--Utilities

    Below, we present the latest data on Utilities 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.

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

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

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    ELPCOPEL-ADR PR B15.54-13.0624.72
    KEPKOREA ELEC PWR20.27N/A60.49
    SBSSABESP -ADR8.9-24.78-13.59
    NJRNJ RESOURCES51.08-0.214.12
    EDNEMP DISTRIB Y C14.55N/A646.15

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

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    ELPCOPEL-ADR PR B15.54-13.0624.72
    KEPKOREA ELEC PWR20.27N/A60.49
    SBSSABESP -ADR8.9-24.78-13.59
    NJRNJ RESOURCES51.08-0.214.12
    EDNEMP DISTRIB Y C14.55N/A646.15

    Top-Five Utilities Stocks--Composite Score

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    ELPCOPEL-ADR PR B15.54-13.0624.72
    AESAES CORP14.614.6917.44
    SBSSABESP -ADR8.9-24.78-13.59
    NJRNJ RESOURCES51.08-0.214.12
    BIPBROOKFIELD INFR39.65-0.76.36

    Top-Five Utilities Stocks--Most Overvalued

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    CWCOCONSOLTD WATER10.3976.31-12.39
    TWTCTW TELECOM INC40.7475.536.8
    OKEONEOK INC64.4349.4821.68
    FTRFRONTIER COMMUN6.5532.7450.4
    POMPEPCO HLDGS26.8532.230.66

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

    Tags: ELP, KEP, SBS, NJR, EDN, AES, BIP, CWCO, TWTC, OKE, FTR, POM, KSS, utlities
    Aug 01 4:32 PM | Link | Comment!
  • Amazon Rated A STRONG SELL And Transports Rated From ValuEngine.com

    VALUATION WARNING: Our models find that overvaluation is at levels typically seen when market pullbacks occur. Overvalued stocks now make up 70% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 28.61% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are calculated to be overvalued--nine by double digits.

    ValuEngine Index Overview

     

     

     

     

     

    IndexWeek OpenFriday AMChange% ChangeYTD
    DJIA17095.1116950.7-144.41-0.84%2.26%
    NASDAQ4421.24439.0417.840.40%6.28%
    RUSSELL 20001146.391144.35-2.04-0.18%-1.66%
    S&P 5001976.931977.360.430.02%6.98%

     

    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     


     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued29.9%
    Stocks Overvalued70.1%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20%9.17%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20%28.61%
    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     
















    SectorChangeMTDYTDValuationLast 12-MReturnP/E Ratio
    Transportation-0.19%0.28%7.73%23.11% overvalued29.69%22.56
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates-0.14%0.42%4.76%17.08% overvalued13.93%21.10
    Auto-Tires-Trucks-0.23%-0.76%5.92%16.72% overvalued19.68%16.66
    Consumer Staples0.03%-0.51%5.94%15.36% overvalued18.11%27.00
    Oils-Energy0.01%-0.23%14.59%14.16% overvalued19.98%28.43
    Computer and Technology-0.15%-1.72%4.99%13.05% overvalued15.51%31.69
    Medical-0.23%-1.58%8.43%12.36% overvalued27.70%29.16
    Aerospace-0.36%-2.28%0.52%11.18% overvalued28.09%19.83
    Finance0.14%-0.03%3.55%10.80% overvalued9.91%18.37
    Industrial Products-0.40%-1.10%1.94%9.95% overvalued15.74%23.22
    Retail-Wholesale0.10%-1.92%-3.83%9.45% overvalued4.06%24.44
    Consumer Discretionary-0.12%-1.01%-0.77%9.36% overvalued16.31%27.87
    Business Services-0.19%-1.11%0.68%8.78% overvalued20.66%26.48
    Utilities-0.04%-0.86%7.05%8.77% overvalued14.89%20.76
    Basic Materials-0.06%-0.25%8.71%7.50% overvalued9.93%28.61
    Construction-0.51%-1.48%1.96%3.27% overvalued16.46%24.54

    ValuEngine Newsletters Latest Results

     

     

     

     

     

    VE NewsletterCurrent ResultsS&P 500Last Month TotalS&P 500Since InceptionS&P 500
    Forecast MNS1.460.706.581.8398.61116.00
    Dividend Stock0.260.182.891.0725.2727.78
    Small Cap Stock0.780.68-2.070.7229.0942.31
    View2.470.272.182.04124.4574.98

    ValuEngine's Newsletters Beat the Market

    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.

    ValuEngine continues its STRONG SELL recommendation on AMAZON.COM INC for 2014-07-24. 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--Transportation

    Below, we present the latest data on Transportation 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.

    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(%)
    VLCCFKNIGHTSBRIDGE12.07-33.4955.54
    SBLKSTAR BULK CARRS11.14-41.6879.39
    ALAIR LEASE CORP36.41-2.1330.27
    TNKTEEKAY TANKERS4.17-24.1744.29
    ANWAEGEAN MARINE9.75-9.935.98

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

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    VLCCFKNIGHTSBRIDGE12.07-33.4955.54
    SBLKSTAR BULK CARRS11.14-41.6879.39
    ALAIR LEASE CORP36.41-2.1330.27
    TNKTEEKAY TANKERS4.17-24.1744.29
    ANWAEGEAN MARINE9.75-9.935.98

    Top-Five Transportation Stocks--Composite Score

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    ALKALASKA AIR GRP45.039.0447.25
    ALAIR LEASE CORP36.41-2.1330.27
    LUVSOUTHWEST AIR28.687.59108.43
    GMTGATX CORP65.878.447.89
    CPACOPA HLDGS SA-A156.221.2610.42

    Top-Five Transportation Stocks--Most Overvalued

     

     

     

     

     

     

    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    DHTDHT HOLDINGS6.7930046.97
    YRCWYRC WORLDWD INC27.25300-9.92
    GBXGREENBRIER COS66.7984.37190.14
    ARCBARCBEST CORP43.2175.37102.67
    NMNAVIOS MARI HLD8.4371.4444.1

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

    Jul 25 2:25 PM | Link | Comment!
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