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Defensive Utilities Stocks Ranked And Rated By ValuEngine.com

MARKET OVERVIEW

Index

Week Open

Thurs. Close

Change

% Change

YTD

DJIA

13329.54

13548.9

219.36

1.65%

10.90%

NASDAQ

3053.21

3072.87

19.66

0.64%

17.95%

RUSSELL 2000

824.75

837.12

12.37

1.50%

12.98%

S&P 500

1428.75

1457.34

28.59

2.00%

15.88%

 

 

Summary of VE Stock Universe

 

 

Stocks Undervalued

52.30%

Stocks Overvalued

47.70%

Stocks Undervalued by 20%

20.73%

Stocks Overvalued by 20%

16.80%

SECTOR OVERVIEW

Sector

Change

MTD

YTD

Valuation

Last 12-MReturn

P/E Ratio

Aerospace

-0.14%

0.37%

5.96%

7.93% overvalued

5.11%

18.45

Auto-Tires-Trucks

-0.39%

0.29%

3.49%

6.30% undervalued

-2.82%

12.57

Basic Materials

-0.13%

1.36%

7.48%

1.98% overvalued

-16.01%

28.13

Business Services

-0.90%

0.96%

11.78%

5.30% overvalued

11.77%

24.26

Computer and Technology

-1.03%

-2.04%

8.53%

6.91% overvalued

0.67%

39.73

Construction

-0.14%

6.56%

108.71%

18.20% overvalued

31.83%

35.41

Consumer Discretionary

-0.20%

2.13%

17.92%

5.43% overvalued

12.37%

22.59

Consumer Staples

-0.50%

2.29%

21.06%

14.17% overvalued

8.92%

24.52

Finance

-0.22%

2.25%

31.60%

13.18% overvalued

18.08%

20.66

Industrial Products

-0.01%

2.81%

9.96%

6.07% overvalued

4.18%

21.66

Medical

-0.74%

1.31%

28.81%

16.06% overvalued

12.13%

39.86

Multi-Sector Conglomerates

-0.20%

-1.11%

12.81%

6.39% undervalued

17.81%

13.57

Oils-Energy

-0.15%

1.59%

-3.86%

1.69% overvalued

-5.36%

43.05

Retail-Wholesale

-0.50%

3.16%

18.84%

14.30% overvalued

22.46%

22.42

Transportation

-0.02%

7.10%

13.02%

1.00% overvalued

0.47%

23.26

Utilities

-0.54%

1.49%

5.21%

13.41% overvalued

5.38%

19.69

Sector Talk-Utilities

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

Ticker

Name

Mkt Price

Valuation(%)

Last 12-M Retn(%)

EBR

ELETROBRAS-ADR

5.89

-23.53

-33.14

TEO

TELECOM ARGENTI

10.45

-39.13

-44.41

IQNT

NEUTRAL TANDEM

7.88

-51.89

-23.86

TEF

TELEFONICA S.A.

14.06

-12.83

-23.21

OIBR

OI SA

4.11

-3.61

-10.65

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

Ticker

Name

Mkt Price

Valuation(%)

Last 12-M Retn(%)

EBR

ELETROBRAS-ADR

5.89

-23.53

-33.14

TEO

TELECOM ARGENTI

10.45

-39.13

-44.41

TEF

TELEFONICA S.A.

14.06

-12.83

-23.21

OIBR

OI SA

4.11

-3.61

-10.65

ELP

COPEL-ADR PR B

15.84

-16.66

-16.15

Top-Five Utilities Sector Stocks--Composite Score

Ticker

Name

Mkt Price

Valuation(%)

Last 12-M Retn(%)

BT

BT GRP PLC-ADR

35.71

2.15

29.9

AES

AES CORP

11.15

-28.39

4.21

PPL

PPL CORP

30.15

-12.71

10.44

EBR

ELETROBRAS-ADR

5.89

-23.53

-33.14

TEF

TELEFONICA S.A.

14.06

-12.83

-23.21

Top-Five Utilities Sector Stocks--Most Overvalued

Ticker

Name

Mkt Price

Valuation(%)

Last 12-M Retn(%)

UIL

UIL HOLDINGS CP

36.46

300

16.04

S

SPRINT NEXTEL

5.78

159.5

100.69

OKE

ONEOK INC

48.41

31.41

37.96

NRG

NRG ENERGY INC

23.27

29.89

11.18

SBS

SABESP -ADR

84.83

26.96

71.03

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

Stocks: EBR, TEO, IQNT, TEF, OIBR, ELP, BT, AES, PPL, AGR, S, OKE, NRG