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  • Defensive Utilities Stocks Ranked And Rated By ValuEngine.com 0 comments
    Oct 19, 2012 3:27 PM | about stocks: EBR, TEO, IQNT, TEF, OIBR, ELP, BT, AES, PPL, UIL, S, OKE, NRG

    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.

    Themes: utilities Stocks: EBR, TEO, IQNT, TEF, OIBR, ELP, BT, AES, PPL, UIL, S, OKE, NRG
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