Steve Hach's  Instablog

Steve Hach
Send Message
Steve Hach is the Senior Editor at ValuEngine.com, a Newtown, Pennsylvania-based stock valuation and forecast service. ValuEngine utilizes Ivy League financial research as the basis for its coverage of more than 7000 US, Japanese, and Canadian, and other foreign stocks. Hach utilizes... More
My company:
ValuEngine
  • Top Construction Stocks Ranked And Rated From ValuEngine.com 0 comments
    Jun 28, 2013 3:19 PM | about stocks: RVLT, LPX, BZH, PHM, ICA, CBI, KBR, NCS, TXI, CAA, CX, PGTI, BF.B, NVO

    VALUATION WARNING: Our models find that overvaluation is at levels typically seen when market pullbacks occur. Overvalued stocks now make up 70% of our universe and 33.7% of the universe is calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. 15 of 16 sectors are calculated to be overvalued.

    MARKET OVERVIEW

    Index

    Week Open

    Thurs Close

    Change

    % Change

    YTD

    DJIA

    14795.79

    15024.49

    228.7

    1.55%

    14.14%

    NASDAQ

    3326.38

    3401.86

    75.48

    2.27%

    11.19%

    RUSSELL 2000

    956.93

    979.92

    22.99

    2.40%

    15.08%

    S&P 500

    1588.77

    1613.2

    24.43

    1.54%

    12.85%

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

     

     

    Stocks Undervalued

    29.71%

    Stocks Overvalued

    70.29%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    11.48%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    33.68%

    SECTOR OVERVIEW

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-MReturn

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    1.12%

    0.22%

    20.62%

    22.42% overvalued

    32.60%

    17.76

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    1.60%

    0.82%

    26.83%

    18.62% overvalued

    32.47%

    18.08

    Basic Materials

    1.15%

    -7.64%

    -3.32%

    12.31% undervalued

    -28.69%

    18.49

    Business Services

    0.98%

    -0.59%

    14.79%

    12.06% overvalued

    20.26%

    21.39

    Computer and Technology

    1.27%

    0.61%

    18.04%

    23.74% overvalued

    14.81%

    27.81

    Construction

    1.94%

    -1.61%

    23.62%

    11.18% overvalued

    34.20%

    23.52

    Consumer Discretionary

    1.33%

    0.38%

    22.82%

    14.88% overvalued

    22.99%

    23.73

    Consumer Staples

    0.90%

    -0.47%

    10.96%

    15.79% overvalued

    14.00%

    19.77

    Finance

    0.98%

    -0.92%

    17.70%

    16.65% overvalued

    17.94%

    17.11

    Industrial Products

    1.37%

    -1.83%

    20.01%

    12.28% overvalued

    21.11%

    18.56

    Medical

    0.97%

    0.70%

    20.03%

    17.14% overvalued

    13.96%

    25.59

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    1.33%

    -4.33%

    1.10%

    7.01% overvalued

    15.55%

    14.65

    Oils-Energy

    0.76%

    -2.70%

    7.55%

    8.01% overvalued

    6.57%

    25.93

    Retail-Wholesale

    1.17%

    -1.04%

    25.68%

    21.76% overvalued

    30.22%

    21.96

    Transportation

    1.13%

    -2.95%

    19.43%

    20.96% overvalued

    16.80%

    19.92

    Utilities

    1.61%

    -1.72%

    8.08%

    8.99% overvalued

    7.04%

    18.78

    Sector Talk-Construction

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    RVLT

    REVOLUTION LT

    3.9

    N/A

    1400

    LPX

    LOUISIANA PAC

    15.12

    -18.17

    42.37

    BZH

    BEAZER HOMES

    17.76

    -26.17

    15.32

    PHM

    PULTE GROUP ONC

    19.38

    22.39

    96.15

    ICA

    EMPRESAS ICA

    7.42

    -63.89

    10.09

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    RVLT

    REVOLUTION LT

    3.9

    N/A

    1400

    LPX

    LOUISIANA PAC

    15.12

    -18.17

    42.37

    BZH

    BEAZER HOMES

    17.76

    -26.17

    15.32

    PHM

    PULTE GROUP ONC

    19.38

    22.39

    96.15

    ICA

    EMPRESAS ICA

    7.42

    -63.89

    10.09

    Top-Five Construction Sector Stocks--Composite Score

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    LPX

    LOUISIANA PAC

    15.12

    -18.17

    42.37

    CBI

    CHICAGO BRIDGE

    59.72

    -4.75

    67.85

    KBR

    KBR INC

    32.65

    -5.53

    39.11

    ICA

    EMPRESAS ICA

    7.42

    -63.89

    10.09

    PHM

    PULTE GROUP ONC

    19.38

    22.39

    96.15

    Top-Five Construction Sector Stocks--Most Overvalued

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    NCS

    NCI BLDG SYSTEM

    15.78

    300

    50

    TXI

    TEXAS INDS

    67.74

    71.02

    78.88

    SPF

    STANDARD PAC

    8.46

    69.77

    46.11

    CX

    CEMEX SA ADR

    10.65

    56.76

    75.25

    PGTI

    PGT INC

    8.64

    46.95

    205.3

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

    Stocks: RVLT, LPX, BZH, PHM, ICA, CBI, KBR, NCS, TXI, CAA, CX, PGTI, BF.B, NVO
Back To Steve Hach's Instablog HomePage »

Instablogs are blogs which are instantly set up and networked within the Seeking Alpha community. Instablog posts are not selected, edited or screened by Seeking Alpha editors, in contrast to contributors' articles.

Comments (0)
Track new comments
Be the first to comment
Full index of posts »
Latest Followers

StockTalks

More »

Latest Comments


Instablogs are Seeking Alpha's free blogging platform customized for finance, with instant set up and exposure to millions of readers interested in the financial markets. Publish your own instablog in minutes.