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  • Latest Top-5 Health Care Stocks From ValuEngine.com 0 comments
    Sep 14, 2012 3:03 PM | about stocks: AMRN, WCRX, RPTP, NXTM, AUXL, MNK, UNH, PDLI, CYH, TEVA, POZN, PCYC, THLD, PPHM, OSUR, EBS

    MARKET OVERVIEW

    Index

    Week Open

    Thurs. Close

    Change

    % Change

    YTD

    DJIA

    13308.56

    13539.9

    231.34

    1.74%

    10.82%

    NASDAQ

    3131.34

    3155.83

    24.49

    0.78%

    21.14%

    RUSSELL 2000

    841.39

    856.12

    14.73

    1.75%

    15.55%

    S&P 500

    1437.92

    1459.99

    22.07

    1.53%

    16.09%

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

     

     

    Stocks Undervalued

    50.06%

    Stocks Overvalued

    49.94%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    19.86%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    17.86%

    SECTOR OVERVIEW

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-MReturn

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    0.92%

    2.86%

    5.91%

    0.36% undervalued

    5.22%

    18.43

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    0.49%

    4.55%

    8.16%

    2.97% undervalued

    6.73%

    16.98

    Basic Materials

    2.49%

    8.33%

    8.24%

    5.35% overvalued

    -22.97%

    26.54

    Business Services

    0.97%

    4.66%

    11.39%

    5.34% overvalued

    15.26%

    28.8

    Computer and Technology

    0.65%

    3.28%

    10.85%

    9.85% overvalued

    3.18%

    43.03

    Construction

    1.56%

    7.64%

    98.52%

    9.73% overvalued

    29.39%

    45.91

    Consumer Discretionary

    1.05%

    4.14%

    16.52%

    8.81% overvalued

    10.96%

    34.52

    Consumer Staples

    0.77%

    2.05%

    15.81%

    13.48% overvalued

    8.91%

    21.03

    Finance

    1.01%

    5.24%

    28.48%

    13.60% overvalued

    16.54%

    18.86

    Industrial Products

    1.11%

    4.90%

    10.40%

    4.76% overvalued

    4.37%

    19.55

    Medical

    0.76%

    3.21%

    21.37%

    13.37% overvalued

    6.40%

    43.99

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    2.49%

    6.49%

    14.60%

    0.13% undervalued

    14.05%

    14.37

    Oils-Energy

    1.33%

    5.11%

    -3.44%

    4.16% overvalued

    -8.76%

    33.71

    Retail-Wholesale

    1.07%

    4.69%

    16.83%

    14.08% overvalued

    21.86%

    21.78

    Transportation

    0.32%

    4.33%

    10.96%

    0.96% overvalued

    -0.65%

    33.07

    Utilities

    1.04%

    3.62%

    3.29%

    17.73% overvalued

    6.09%

    19.48

    Sector Talk-Health Care

    Below, we present the latest data on leading Health Care/Medical Stocks from our Institutional software package (Pending:VEI). These results were filtered by market price and volume--no results below 3$/share or less than 100k shares/day volume.

    Top-Five Health Care Sector Stocks--Short-Term Forecast Returns

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    AMRN

    AMARIN CORP PLC

    14.19

    -62.8

    38.44

    WCRX

    WARNER CHIL PLC

    12.89

    -40.63

    23.58

    RPTP

    RAPTOR PHARMACT

    5.45

    -75

    33.91

    NXTM

    NXSTAGE MEDICAL

    13.65

    -30.48

    -26.06

    AUXL

    AUXILIUM PHARMA

    23.85

    -22.03

    46.95

    Top-Five Health Care Sector Stocks--Long-Term Forecast Returns

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    AMRN

    AMARIN CORP PLC

    14.19

    -62.8

    38.44

    WCRX

    WARNER CHIL PLC

    12.89

    -40.63

    23.58

    RPTP

    RAPTOR PHARMACT

    5.45

    -75

    33.91

    QCOR

    QUESTCOR PHARMA

    50.79

    -7.28

    82.9

    UNH

    UNITEDHEALTH GP

    53.89

    -14.21

    13.43

    Top-Five Health Care Sector Stocks--Composite Score

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    WCRX

    WARNER CHIL PLC

    12.89

    -40.63

    23.58

    PDLI

    PDL BIOPHARMA

    7.48

    -15.23

    41.13

    CYH

    COMMNTY HLTH SY

    27.54

    -11.31

    52.58

    TEVA

    TEVA PHARM ADR

    40.67

    -20.35

    9.06

    POZN

    POZEN INC

    6.48

    -19.53

    130.6

    Top-Five Health Care Sector Stocks--Most Overvalued

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    PCYC

    PHARMACYCLICS

    65.63

    300

    N/A

    THLD

    THRESHOLD PHARM

    8.74

    300

    N/A

    PPHM

    PEREGRINE PHARM

    3.97

    300

    217.6

    OSUR

    ORASURE TECH

    10.19

    300

    39.02

    EBS

    EMERGENT BIOSOL

    14.97

    300

    -13.52

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

    Themes: health care Stocks: AMRN, WCRX, RPTP, NXTM, AUXL, MNK, UNH, PDLI, CYH, TEVA, POZN, PCYC, THLD, PPHM, OSUR, EBS
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