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  • Business Services Stocks Ranked And Rated By ValuEngine.com 0 comments
    Apr 26, 2013 11:05 AM | about stocks: INWK, RECN, PFMT, NCI, BID, CLGX, SFUN, CXW, KELYA, RRD, CAR, EXAM, SQI, AHS, LDOS

    VALUATION WATCH: Valuation Watch is OFF.

    MARKET OVERVIEW

    Index

    Week Open

    Thurs Close

    Change

    % Change

    YTD

    DJIA

    14547.51

    14700.8

    153.29

    1.05%

    12.18%

    NASDAQ

    3217.4

    3289.99

    72.59

    2.26%

    8.96%

    RUSSELL 2000

    914.27

    940.28

    26.01

    2.84%

    10.71%

    S&P 500

    1555.25

    1585.16

    29.91

    1.92%

    11.15%

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

     

     

    Stocks Undervalued

    41.85%

    Stocks Overvalued

    58.15%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    16.68%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    23.63%

    SECTOR OVERVIEW

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-MReturn

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    0.77%

    2.89%

    14.16%

    11.14% overvalued

    13.60%

    15.35

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    1.38%

    2.93%

    10.37%

    5.83% overvalued

    8.03%

    18.2

    Basic Materials

    1.55%

    -2.47%

    2.71%

    11.02% undervalued

    -29.96%

    18.59

    Business Services

    0.75%

    40.18%

    54.38%

    7.99% overvalued

    14.08%

    20.73

    Computer and Technology

    0.92%

    -1.58%

    8.69%

    9.08% overvalued

    0.73%

    25.21

    Construction

    1.09%

    0.49%

    19.76%

    14.53% overvalued

    32.73%

    23.95

    Consumer Discretionary

    0.81%

    1.14%

    16.21%

    9.33% overvalued

    11.01%

    22.94

    Consumer Staples

    0.36%

    -1.62%

    9.50%

    15.55% overvalued

    11.48%

    20.39

    Finance

    0.31%

    0.65%

    13.02%

    15.15% overvalued

    13.70%

    17.85

    Industrial Products

    0.36%

    -1.37%

    12.49%

    8.40% overvalued

    5.29%

    17.75

    Medical

    0.35%

    -0.33%

    12.25%

    8.77% overvalued

    12.09%

    22.35

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    0.39%

    -0.58%

    4.45%

    1.57% overvalued

    12.11%

    14.87

    Oils-Energy

    0.22%

    -1.63%

    6.00%

    2.70% overvalued

    -7.72%

    24.01

    Retail-Wholesale

    0.79%

    2.96%

    20.31%

    16.46% overvalued

    19.38%

    21.03

    Transportation

    -0.19%

    -2.31%

    15.79%

    15.23% overvalued

    4.12%

    20.89

    Utilities

    0.35%

    2.33%

    9.27%

    11.32% overvalued

    9.39%

    18.69

    Sector Talk-Business Services

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    INWK

    INNERWORKINGS

    11.09

    -5.44

    -2.72

    RECN

    RESOURCES CNCTN

    11.08

    -35.43

    -14.11

    PFMT

    PERFORMANT FINL

    11.38

    -10.28

    N/A

    NCI

    NAVIGANT CONSLT

    12.04

    -23.32

    -15.27

    BID

    SOTHEBYS

    34.7

    -30.68

    -4.8

    Top-Five Business Services Sector Stocks--Long-Term Forecast Returns

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    INWK

    INNERWORKINGS

    11.09

    -5.44

    -2.72

    RECN

    RESOURCES CNCTN

    11.08

    -35.43

    -14.11

    PFMT

    PERFORMANT FINL

    11.38

    -10.28

    N/A

    NCI

    NAVIGANT CONSLT

    12.04

    -23.32

    -15.27

    BID

    SOTHEBYS

    34.7

    -30.68

    -4.8

    Top-Five Business Services Sector Stocks--Composite Score

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    CLGX

    CORELOGIC INC

    24.7

    -9.46

    54.38

    SFUN

    SOUFUN HLDG-ADR

    25.81

    3.22

    41.35

    CXW

    CORRECTIONS CRP

    36.01

    -15.49

    30.47

    KELYA

    KELLY SVCS A

    17

    -6.91

    23.19

    RRD

    DONNELLEY (RR)

    10.98

    -12.48

    -8.88

    Top-Five Business Services Sector Stocks--Most Overvalued

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    CAR

    AVIS BUDGET GRP

    27.7

    57.07

    128.17

    EXAM

    EXAMWORKS GROUP

    18.07

    35.26

    47.75

    SQI

    SCIQUEST INC

    23.25

    35.15

    58.7

    AHS

    AMN HLTHCR SVCS

    13.51

    29.81

    114.79

    SAI

    SAIC INC

    14.55

    29.18

    20.95

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

    Themes: Business Service Stocks: INWK, RECN, PFMT, NCI, BID, CLGX, SFUN, CXW, KELYA, RRD, CAR, EXAM, SQI, AHS, LDOS
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