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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
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  • ValuEngine Rates Materials Stocks 0 comments
    Nov 18, 2011 2:53 PM | about stocks: MERC, CGA, CHOP, YONG, VALE, TRQ, SLW, NGD, GRA, BZ, LYB, VGZ, CDE, KS, IPHS, TIN, CYT

    MARKET OVERVIEW

     

    Index

    started week

    Thursday Close

    4 day change

    4 day change %

    ytd

    DJIA

    12153

    11770.7

    -382.3

    -3.15%

    1.66%

    NASDAQ

    2671.11

    2587.99

    -83.12

    -3.11%

    -3.04%

    RUSSELL 2000

    741.47

    718.74

    -22.73

    -3.07%

    -8.39%

    S&P 500

    1263.85

    1216.13

    -47.72

    -3.78%

    -3.50%

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

    Stocks Undervalued

    81.96%

    Stocks Overvalued

    18.04%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    47.66%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    5.82%

     

     

     

     

    SECTOR OVERVIEW

     

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-MReturn

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    -1.42%

    1.09%

    5.40%

    17.78% undervalued

    4.41%

    17.75

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    -2.66%

    -4.01%

    -32.00%

    22.80% undervalued

    -2.89%

    21.5

    Basic Materials

    -3.60%

    -2.25%

    -22.11%

    21.98% undervalued

    -5.14%

    27.4

    Business Services

    -1.34%

    0.10%

    -7.40%

    18.38% undervalued

    -0.11%

    21.87

    Computer and Technology

    -1.46%

    0.77%

    -6.65%

    19.02% undervalued

    3.99%

    34.26

    Construction

    -1.26%

    2.47%

    -21.98%

    25.23% undervalued

    -12.56%

    32.41

    Consumer Discretionary

    -1.54%

    -0.89%

    -12.85%

    19.90% undervalued

    -3.36%

    30.44

    Consumer Staples

    -1.45%

    -1.66%

    -15.37%

    13.38% undervalued

    -4.77%

    17.68

    Finance

    -1.33%

    0.06%

    -9.71%

    19.13% undervalued

    -4.76%

    18.44

    Industrial Products

    -2.12%

    0.35%

    -15.91%

    16.70% undervalued

    -1.40%

    20.42

    Medical

    -1.10%

    -0.49%

    -6.11%

    25.78% undervalued

    -1.90%

    25.85

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    -1.36%

    -1.64%

    -14.38%

    14.62% undervalued

    -3.66%

    21.05

    Oils-Energy

    -2.18%

    -0.90%

    -17.76%

    19.05% undervalued

    4.77%

    32.59

    Retail-Wholesale

    -1.16%

    -0.21%

    -3.04%

    14.71% undervalued

    7.94%

    23.44

    Transportation

    -2.30%

    -1.20%

    -16.07%

    16.42% undervalued

    -11.37%

    25.75

    Utilities

    -0.82%

    0.15%

    5.43%

    9.05% undervalued

    2.33%

    20.6

    Sector Talk—Basic Materials

    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 Basic Materials Sector Stocks--Short-Term Forecast Returns


     

    Top-Five Basic Materials Stocks--Long-Term Forecast Returns

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    IVN

    IVANHOE MINES

    19.49

    -20.95

    -17.49

    SLW

    SILVER WHEATON

    32.27

    -27.06

    -1.44

    NGD

    NEW GOLD INC

    10.59

    -26.44

    22.57

    GRA

    GRACE (NYSE:WR) NEW

    40.81

    -19.71

    27.61

    BZ

    BOISE INC

    5.94

    -27.28

    -16.92


     

    Top-Five Basic Materials Stocks--Composite Score

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    LYB

    LYONDELLBASEL-A

    35.19

    -17.46

    30.29

    VGZ

    VISTA GOLD CORP

    3.52

    -70.95

    19.73

    CDE

    COEUR DALENE MI

    27.67

    -39.74

    24.64

    GRA

    GRACE (WR) NEW

    40.81

    -19.71

    27.61

    VALE

    VALE RIO DO-ADR

    24.83

    -34.02

    -16.09

     

    Top-Five Basic Materials Stocks--Most Overvalued

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    KS

    KAPSTONE PAPER

    16.66

    49.42

    16.91

    IPHS

    INNOPHOS HLDGS

    43.41

    41.55

    28.28

    TIN

    TEMPLE-INLAND

    31.85

    28.78

    63.92

    CYT

    CYTEC INDS INC

    44.18

    24.45

    -2

    CRS

    CARPENTER TECH

    51.99

    19.6

    51.44

    Stocks: MERC, CGA, CHOP, YONG, VALE, TRQ, SLW, NGD, GRA, BZ, LYB, VGZ, CDE, KS, IPHS, TIN, CYT
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