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  • ValuEngine Rates Utilities Stocks 0 comments
    Jul 29, 2011 2:58 PM | about stocks: PT, TEF, VIP, HNP, SBS, VIV, POR, BT, PPL, NZTCY, SUG, VG, FTR, TWTC, NFG

    MARKET OVERVIEW

     

     

    Index

    started week

    Thursday Close

    4 day change

    4 day change %

    ytd

    DJIA

    12679.72

    12240.11

    -439.61

    -3.47%

    4.90%

    NASDAQ

    2832.11

    2766.25

    -65.86

    -2.33%

    3.44%

    RUSSELL 2000

    834.33

    799.34

    -34.99

    -4.19%

    0.58%

    S&P 500

    1344.32

    1300.67

    -43.65

    -3.25%

    2.67%

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

    Stocks Undervalued

    59.67%

    Stocks Overvalued

    40.33%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    25.33%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    15.31%

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    SECTOR OVERVIEW

     

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-MReturn

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    -0.01%

    -1.76%

    15.81%

    3.16% undervalued

    22.88%

    20.88

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    -0.50%

    -7.98%

    -12.47%

    4.79% undervalued

    36.16%

    23.3

    Basic Materials

    -0.28%

    0.07%

    -5.56%

    5.77% undervalued

    53.35%

    30.07

    Business Services

    -0.20%

    -3.67%

    4.76%

    0.27% undervalued

    18.49%

    23.68

    Computer and Technology

    -0.49%

    -4.96%

    3.55%

    6.63% undervalued

    25.98%

    41.85

    Construction

    -0.34%

    -1.46%

    -13.06%

    8.76% undervalued

    -0.45%

    38.51

    Consumer Discretionary

    -0.39%

    -3.02%

    0.77%

    3.03% undervalued

    22.26%

    35

    Consumer Staples

    -0.33%

    -2.45%

    -4.89%

    1.93% overvalued

    15.86%

    27.75

    Finance

    0.10%

    -3.54%

    0.02%

    2.89% undervalued

    9.04%

    26.68

    Industrial Products

    -0.73%

    -4.43%

    -0.64%

    6.03% undervalued

    27.52%

    29.19

    Medical

    -0.09%

    -4.31%

    9.12%

    6.94% undervalued

    22.01%

    31.2

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    -0.09%

    -5.59%

    -1.66%

    0.68% overvalued

    27.27%

    25.23

    Oils-Energy

    0.11%

    -1.44%

    -1.00%

    6.07% overvalued

    43.29%

    57.51

    Retail-Wholesale

    0.14%

    -2.11%

    6.47%

    1.78% undervalued

    28.97%

    30.28

    Transportation

    0.04%

    -1.65%

    -8.51%

    1.60% overvalued

    13.75%

    29.47

    Utilities

    -0.40%

    -3.03%

    2.76%

    3.93% overvalued

    17.46%

    27.47

    Sector Talk—Utilities

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    PT

    PORTUGAL TELCOM

    8.62

    -26.44

    -7.91

    TEF

    TELEFONICA S.A.

    22.3

    -19.47

    9.15

    VIP

    VIMPELCOM LTD

    12.47

    -8.42

    -21.57

    HNP

    HUANENG POWER

    19.37

    -33.53

    -12.67

    SBS

    SABESP -ADR

    59.14

    27.79

    48.89


     


     


     

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    PT

    PORTUGAL TELCOM

    8.62

    -26.44

    -7.91

    TEF

    TELEFONICA S.A.

    22.3

    -19.47

    9.15

    VIP

    VIMPELCOM LTD

    12.47

    -8.42

    -21.57

    VIV

    VIVO PARTICIPAC

    31.34

    12.63

    63.31

    POR

    PORTLAND GEN EL

    25.01

    0.12

    33.81


     

    Top-Five Utilities Stocks--Composite Score

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    TEF

    TELEFONICA S.A.

    22.3

    -19.47

    9.15

    BT

    BT GRP PLC-ADR

    32.19

    1.23

    54.98

    PPL

    PPL CORP

    28.45

    -20.8

    9.05

    PT

    PORTUGAL TELCOM

    8.62

    -26.44

    -7.91

    NZT

    TELECOM CORP NZ

    11.47

    -9.39

    75.11


     

    Top-Five Utilities Stocks--Most Overvalued

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    SUG

    SOUTHN UNION CO

    42.61

    68.13

    88.54

    VG

    VONAGE HOLDINGS

    4.01

    65.81

    71.37

    FTR

    FRONTIER COMMUN

    7.47

    54.1

    6.11

    TWTC

    TW TELECOM INC

    19.82

    50.3

    5.03

    NFG

    NATL FUEL GAS

    72.72

    44.71

    52.52

    Stocks: PT, TEF, VIP, HNP, SBS, VIV, POR, BT, PPL, NZTCY, SUG, VG, FTR, TWTC, NFG
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