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  • ValuEngine Rates Medical/Health Care Sector Stocks 0 comments
    Oct 7, 2011 3:14 PM | about stocks: VNDA, DEPO, ABMD, GTIV, AMRN, HTWR, KERX, PDLI, AET, BSX, MDT, VRUS, REGN, ELGX, PCYC, ARIA

    MARKET OVERVIEW

     

     

    Index

    started week

    Thursday Close

    4 day change

    4 day change %

    ytd

    DJIA

    10912.02

    11123.33

    211.31

    1.94%

    -3.76%

    NASDAQ

    2401.19

    2506.82

    105.63

    4.40%

    -6.26%

    RUSSELL 2000

    639.73

    673.8

    34.07

    5.33%

    -14.38%

    S&P 500

    1131.21

    1164.97

    33.76

    2.98%

    -7.64%

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

    Stocks Undervalued

    87.42%

    Stocks Overvalued

    12.58%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    58.79%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    3.71%


     

    SECTOR OVERVIEW

     

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-MReturn

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    1.55%

    6.50%

    1.40%

    22.40% undervalued

    -0.07%

    20.99

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    3.32%

    13.49%

    -33.49%

    23.05% undervalued

    6.65%

    30.02

    Basic Materials

    3.67%

    9.58%

    -25.80%

    25.19% undervalued

    -2.78%

    32.19

    Business Services

    1.72%

    7.73%

    -12.28%

    23.65% undervalued

    -3.35%

    28.13

    Computer and Technology

    2.03%

    8.42%

    -14.54%

    25.00% undervalued

    -3.58%

    33.56

    Construction

    2.71%

    9.05%

    -29.12%

    30.18% undervalued

    -18.72%

    35.51

    Consumer Discretionary

    2.15%

    8.11%

    -17.73%

    24.85% undervalued

    -4.25%

    29.02

    Consumer Staples

    1.83%

    4.82%

    -19.23%

    15.77% undervalued

    -2.98%

    16.97

    Finance

    2.10%

    6.92%

    -14.64%

    23.18% undervalued

    -7.44%

    18.06

    Industrial Products

    2.36%

    9.59%

    -21.50%

    27.74% undervalued

    -0.51%

    17.24

    Medical

    1.79%

    5.47%

    -8.74%

    27.40% undervalued

    -0.87%

    28.48

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    1.70%

    6.02%

    -20.13%

    21.14% undervalued

    -4.48%

    19.96

    Oils-Energy

    2.94%

    10.45%

    -24.76%

    28.93% undervalued

    18.95%

    32.97

    Retail-Wholesale

    1.99%

    7.30%

    -6.86%

    20.80% undervalued

    7.66%

    27.43

    Transportation

    2.19%

    7.93%

    -18.34%

    22.97% undervalued

    -7.17%

    23.25

    Utilities

    1.44%

    4.40%

    -6.65%

    10.64% undervalued

    0.64%

    20.3

    Sector Talk—Medical Stocks

    Below, we present the latest data on leading Medical Stocks from our Institutional software package (VEI). These results were filtered by market price and volume--no results below 3$/share or less than 100k shares/day volume.

     


     

    Top-Five Medical Stocks--Short-Term Forecast Returns

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    VNDA

    VANDA PHARMACT

    5.53

    -45.35

    -21.67

    DEPO

    DEPOMED INC

    5.56

    -6.85

    21.66

    ABMD

    ABIOMED INC

    11.59

    -24.69

    6.04

    GTIV

    GENTIVA HEALTH

    3.72

    -75

    -82.8

    AMRN

    AMARIN CORP PLC

    9.2

    -75

    268


     


     

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    VNDA

    VANDA PHARMACT

    5.53

    -45.35

    -21.67

    DEPO

    DEPOMED INC

    5.56

    -6.85

    21.66

    ABMD

    ABIOMED INC

    11.59

    -24.69

    6.04

    HTWR

    HEARTWARE INTL

    69.04

    -18.68

    4.61

    KERX

    KERYX BIOPHARMA

    3.16

    -42.32

    -32.33


     

    Top-Five Medical Stocks--Composite Score

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    AMRN

    AMARIN CORP PLC

    9.2

    -75

    268

    PDLI

    PDL BIOPHARMA

    5.63

    -53.81

    13.74

    AET

    AETNA INC-NEW

    35.5

    -21.94

    17.9

    BSX

    BOSTON SCIENTIF

    5.64

    -45.69

    -8.14

    MDT

    MEDTRONIC

    32.74

    -30.25

    -0.91


     

    Top-Five Medical Stocks--Most Overvalued

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    VRUS

    PHARMASSET INC

    80.37

    300

    437.23

    REGN

    REGENERON PHARM

    64.73

    132.41

    121.83

    ELGX

    ENDOLOGIX INC

    10.82

    124.6

    129.72

    PCYC

    PHARMACYCLICS

    12

    113.72

    46.34

    ARIA

    ARIAD PHARMA

    9.35

    86.26

    142.86

     


         
         
         
         
         
         

    Themes: health care Stocks: VNDA, DEPO, ABMD, GTIV, AMRN, HTWR, KERX, PDLI, AET, BSX, MDT, VRUS, REGN, ELGX, PCYC, ARIA
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