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  • Consumer Staples Stocks Ranked By ValuEngine.com 0 comments
    Sep 27, 2013 1:15 PM | about stocks: CAG, IPAR, MNST, CCU, CPB, PPC, TSN, TAP, BUD, SSP, HSH, GCI, SWM, DMND

    VALUATION WARNING: Our models find that overvaluation is at levels typically seen when market pullbacks occur. Overvalued stocks now make up 77% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 44% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. 15 of 16 sectors are calculated to be overvalued--13 of them by double digits.

    MARKET OVERVIEW

    Index

    Week Open

    Thurs. Close

    Change

    % Change

    YTD

    DJIA

    15452.31

    15,328.30

    -124.01

    -0.80%

    16.97%

    NASDAQ

    3786.84

    3,787.43

    0.59

    0.02%

    25.43%

    RUSSELL 2000

    1072.3

    1,078.41

    6.11

    0.57%

    26.97%

    S&P 500

    1711.44

    1,698.67

    -12.77

    -0.75%

    19.11%

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

     

     

    Stocks Undervalued

    22.62%

    Stocks Overvalued

    77.38%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    9.42%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    44.19%

    SECTOR OVERVIEW

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-MReturn

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    0.51%

    4.85%

    32.07%

    24.15% overvalued

    33.17%

    18.75

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    -0.19%

    7.09%

    51.04%

    31.04% overvalued

    47.38%

    21.1

    Basic Materials

    0.78%

    5.89%

    7.40%

    2.22% undervalued

    -26.79%

    19.78

    Business Services

    0.54%

    7.46%

    28.39%

    21.63% overvalued

    29.37%

    24.34

    Computer and Technology

    0.37%

    7.43%

    34.38%

    24.36% overvalued

    23.77%

    31.02

    Construction

    0.41%

    6.64%

    29.58%

    16.75% overvalued

    29.38%

    23.78

    Consumer Discretionary

    0.22%

    6.00%

    35.81%

    22.47% overvalued

    32.04%

    26.39

    Consumer Staples

    0.39%

    4.12%

    19.68%

    15.88% overvalued

    22.65%

    22.67

    Finance

    -0.04%

    4.45%

    26.04%

    17.76% overvalued

    14.73%

    17.67

    Industrial Products

    0.39%

    5.91%

    32.35%

    22.11% overvalued

    32.28%

    22.41

    Medical

    0.10%

    3.99%

    38.22%

    20.85% overvalued

    24.77%

    25.76

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    0.28%

    7.69%

    11.86%

    22.34% overvalued

    14.66%

    18.54

    Oils-Energy

    0.36%

    5.20%

    24.64%

    6.52% overvalued

    7.63%

    26.83

    Retail-Wholesale

    0.27%

    4.82%

    34.40%

    23.49% overvalued

    34.43%

    25.16

    Transportation

    0.71%

    8.48%

    28.14%

    26.61% overvalued

    33.26%

    18.98

    Utilities

    -0.10%

    6.01%

    15.97%

    9.17% overvalued

    10.46%

    19.63

    ValuEngine Newsletters Latest Results

    VE Newsletter

    Current Month Total

    S&P 500

    Last Month Total

    S&P 500

    Since Inception

    S&P 500

    Forecast MNS

    2.70

    0.63

    5.35

    0.15

    104.3

    84.77

    Dividend Stock

    1.12

    0.35

    3.89

    2.16

    7.46

    9.04

    Small Cap Stock

    2.00

    0.07

    1.84

    3.32

    32.25

    22.39

    View

    0.28

    0.06

    2.87

    2.74

    74.2

    49.9

    Sector Talk-Consumer Staples

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    CAG

    CONAGRA FOODS

    30.48

    -6.15

    10.72

    IPAR

    INTER PARFUMS

    29.76

    7.08

    62.8

    MNST

    MONSTER BEVERAG

    53.57

    3.06

    0.49

    CCU

    CERV UNIDAS-ADR

    26.58

    -10.82

    -5.03

    CPB

    CAMPBELL SOUP

    41.37

    7.77

    18.67

    Top-Five Consumer Staples Sector Stocks--Long-Term Forecast Returns

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    CAG

    CONAGRA FOODS

    30.48

    -6.15

    10.72

    IPAR

    INTER PARFUMS

    29.76

    7.08

    62.8

    MNST

    MONSTER BEVERAG

    53.57

    3.06

    0.49

    CCU

    CERV UNIDAS-ADR

    26.58

    -10.82

    -5.03

    CPB

    CAMPBELL SOUP

    41.37

    7.77

    18.67

    Top-Five Consumer Staples Sector Stocks--Composite Score

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    PPC

    PILGRIMS PRIDE

    16.8

    9.78

    228.77

    CAG

    CONAGRA FOODS

    30.48

    -6.15

    10.72

    TSN

    TYSON FOODS A

    28.54

    23.36

    75.74

    TAP

    MOLSON COORS-B

    50.69

    5.28

    12.37

    BUD

    ANHEUSER-BU ADR

    100.21

    -18.3

    14.47

    Top-Five Consumer Staples Sector Stocks--Most Overvalued

     

     

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    SSP

    EW SCRIPPS CO

    17.98

    120.19

    70.43

    HSH

    HILLSHIRE BRAND

    30.97

    89.02

    17.36

    GCI

    GANNETT INC

    26.66

    63.56

    48.86

    SWM

    SCHWEITZER-MAUD

    61.34

    56.85

    85.77

    DMND

    DIAMOND FOODS

    24.48

    54.24

    29.25

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

    Stocks: CAG, IPAR, MNST, CCU, CPB, PPC, TSN, TAP, BUD, SSP, HSH, GCI, SWM, DMND
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