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  • Consumer Staples Stocks To Watch: Top 5 Lists 0 comments
    Oct 12, 2012 3:53 PM | about stocks: MDLZ, PPC, MNST, BGS, PM, EL, HAIN, RCPI, NWL, DF, NWS, NYT, REED, BDBD, HSH, CALM, CQB, HDELY

    MARKET OVERVIEW

    Index

    Week Open

    Thurs. Close

    Change

    % Change

    YTD

    DJIA

    13589.26

    13326.4

    -262.86

    -1.93%

    9.08%

    NASDAQ

    3121.33

    3049.41

    -71.92

    -2.30%

    17.05%

    RUSSELL 2000

    839.55

    829.78

    -9.77

    -1.16%

    11.99%

    S&P 500

    1460.93

    1432.84

    -28.09

    -1.92%

    13.93%

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

     

     

    Stocks Undervalued

    53.57%

    Stocks Overvalued

    46.43%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    21.09%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    15.35%

    SECTOR OVERVIEW

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-MReturn

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    0.70%

    -0.96%

    4.64%

    6.56% overvalued

    6.74%

    18.18

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    0.69%

    -0.77%

    2.22%

    7.33% undervalued

    -1.99%

    12.48

    Basic Materials

    0.29%

    -1.12%

    5.27%

    1.41% overvalued

    -14.26%

    27.93

    Business Services

    0.55%

    0.28%

    10.70%

    4.92% overvalued

    15.42%

    24.19

    Computer and Technology

    0.37%

    -2.31%

    8.26%

    6.76% overvalued

    3.17%

    39.62

    Construction

    0.22%

    -1.15%

    96.70%

    13.09% overvalued

    32.93%

    33.46

    Consumer Discretionary

    0.69%

    0.09%

    15.78%

    3.98% overvalued

    11.87%

    22.23

    Consumer Staples

    0.36%

    1.07%

    19.42%

    12.65% overvalued

    10.59%

    24.13

    Finance

    0.33%

    0.99%

    29.50%

    12.92% overvalued

    19.10%

    20.53

    Industrial Products

    0.82%

    0.28%

    6.94%

    4.60% overvalued

    3.08%

    21.29

    Medical

    0.84%

    1.36%

    28.55%

    16.64% overvalued

    13.42%

    40

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    0.62%

    -3.14%

    10.55%

    7.58% undervalued

    13.19%

    13.39

    Oils-Energy

    0.90%

    -0.01%

    -5.46%

    0.33% overvalued

    -1.66%

    42.6

    Retail-Wholesale

    -0.04%

    2.74%

    18.51%

    13.38% overvalued

    23.44%

    22.23

    Transportation

    0.30%

    0.85%

    7.85%

    2.79% undervalued

    3.34%

    23.18

    Utilities

    0.17%

    -0.02%

    3.84%

    12.56% overvalued

    5.88%

    19.51

    Sector Talk-Consumer Staples

    Below, we present the latest data on leading Consumer Staples 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 Consumer Staples Sector Stocks--Short-Term Forecast Returns

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    MDLZ

    KRAFT FOODS INC

    27.24

    -28.99

    -18.37

    PPC

    PILGRIMS PRIDE

    4.47

    -30.35

    11.75

    MNST

    MONSTER BEVERAG

    54.44

    -16.45

    20.84

    BGS

    B&G FOODS CL-A

    28.79

    2.62

    74.06

    PM

    PHILIP MORRIS

    90.84

    4.63

    44.37

    Top-Five Consumer Staples Sector Stocks--Long-Term Forecast Returns

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    BGS

    B&G FOODS CL-A

    28.79

    2.62

    74.06

    EL

    ESTEE LAUDER

    63.16

    4.4

    35.45

    MNST

    MONSTER BEVERAG

    54.44

    -16.45

    20.84

    HAIN

    HAIN CELESTIAL

    61.05

    9.84

    98.99

    STSI

    STAR SCIENTIFIC

    3.05

    -4.37

    11.31

    Top-Five Consumer Staples Sector Stocks--Composite Score

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    NWL

    NEWELL RUBBERMD

    19.61

    -1.09

    59.82

    DF

    DEAN FOODS CO

    14.65

    -10.36

    49.64

    NWS

    NEWS CORP INC

    24.58

    1.81

    46.66

    MDLZ

    KRAFT FOODS INC

    27.24

    -28.99

    -18.37

    NYT

    NY TIMES A

    10.35

    -2.66

    53.11

    Top-Five Consumer Staples Sector Stocks--Most Overvalued

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    REED

    REEDS INC

    7.47

    183.76

    366.87

    SMBL

    SMART BALANCE

    12

    73.45

    74.42

    HSH

    HILLSHIRE BRAND

    26.5

    69.27

    13.25

    CALM

    CAL-MAINE FOODS

    43.66

    51.51

    40.07

    CQB

    CHIQUITA BR INT

    7.7

    41.91

    -10.67

    Themes: consumer staples Stocks: MDLZ, PPC, MNST, BGS, PM, EL, HAIN, RCPI, NWL, DF, NWS, NYT, REED, BDBD, HSH, CALM, CQB, HDELY
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