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Steve Hach is the Senior Editor at ValuEngine.com, a Melbourne, Florida-based stock valuation and forecast service. ValuEngine utilizes Ivy League financial research as the basis for its coverage of more than 8000 US, Canadian, and other foreign stocks. Hach utilizes ValuEngine's complex... More
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  • Consumer Staples Ranked And Rated By ValuEngine.com 0 comments
    Nov 22, 2013 2:47 PM | about stocks: DF, CCU, RDEN, AVP, PM, TAP, RAI, PPC, SAFM, SSP, NYT, STEI, MDP, COTE

    VALUATION WARNING: Our models find that overvaluation is at levels typically seen when market pullbacks occur. Overvalued stocks now make up almost 86% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 57 % of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are calculated to be overvalued-15 of them by double digits.

    MARKET OVERVIEW

    Index

    Week Open

    Thurs. Close

    Change

    % Change

    YTD

    DJIA

    15962.72

    16010

    47.28

    0.30%

    22.18%

    NASDAQ

    3990.06

    3969.16

    -20.9

    -0.52%

    31.45%

    RUSSELL 2000

    1118.4

    1119.62

    1.22

    0.11%

    31.82%

    S&P 500

    1798.82

    1795.85

    -2.97

    -0.17%

    25.92%

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

     

     

    Stocks Undervalued

    14.13%

    Stocks Overvalued

    85.87%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    6.03%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    57.22%

    SECTOR OVERVIEW

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-MReturn

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    1.20%

    3.52%

    37.89%

    32.31% overvalued

    44.84%

    17.54

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    0.69%

    1.21%

    45.93%

    26.65% overvalued

    54.23%

    21.74

    Basic Materials

    0.23%

    -1.53%

    9.15%

    6.87% overvalued

    -23.41%

    20.77

    Business Services

    0.75%

    1.87%

    35.37%

    28.28% overvalued

    39.76%

    26.25

    Computer and Technology

    1.50%

    2.52%

    40.77%

    32.17% overvalued

    37.50%

    30.95

    Construction

    1.16%

    2.57%

    39.78%

    21.48% overvalued

    36.48%

    25.86

    Consumer Discretionary

    1.15%

    1.44%

    39.82%

    32.33% overvalued

    43.76%

    27.59

    Consumer Staples

    1.07%

    1.48%

    28.83%

    23.88% overvalued

    25.85%

    23.31

    Finance

    0.80%

    0.97%

    27.06%

    23.44% overvalued

    18.40%

    17.84

    Industrial Products

    0.68%

    1.37%

    41.58%

    29.15% overvalued

    43.18%

    24.54

    Medical

    1.03%

    3.01%

    40.13%

    27.08% overvalued

    38.59%

    28.2

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    0.92%

    1.65%

    16.78%

    34.20% overvalued

    27.66%

    20.57

    Oils-Energy

    1.01%

    -0.27%

    28.77%

    18.62% overvalued

    15.11%

    26.67

    Retail-Wholesale

    1.14%

    3.24%

    39.73%

    29.00% overvalued

    41.26%

    25.17

    Transportation

    0.93%

    2.20%

    33.32%

    27.76% overvalued

    43.88%

    19.7

    Utilities

    0.41%

    -2.26%

    17.73%

    14.67% overvalued

    17.68%

    20.33

    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

    1.43

    0.24

    -0.72

    4.07

    102.85

    92.29

    Dividend Stock

    -0.81

    2.35

    2.83

    3.66

    10.5

    13.03

    Small Cap Stock

    0.63

    0.81

    -3.53

    2.1

    27.58

    24.97

    View

    3.08

    0.45

    2.33

    3.16

    78.26

    54.64

    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(%)

    DF

    DEAN FOODS CO

    18.11

    11.9

    -46.26

    CCU

    CERV UNIDAS-ADR

    23.82

    N/A

    -16.66

    RDEN

    ELIZABETH ARDEN

    37.1

    10.52

    -19.58

    AVP

    AVON PRODS INC

    17.37

    -3.41

    24.34

    PM

    PHILIP MORRIS

    86.6

    4.52

    -2.39

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    DF

    DEAN FOODS CO

    18.11

    11.9

    -46.26

    CCU

    CERV UNIDAS-ADR

    23.82

    N/A

    -16.66

    RDEN

    ELIZABETH ARDEN

    37.1

    10.52

    -19.58

    AVP

    AVON PRODS INC

    17.37

    -3.41

    24.34

    PM

    PHILIP MORRIS

    86.6

    4.52

    -2.39

    Top-Five Consumer Staples Sector Stocks--Composite Score

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    AVP

    AVON PRODS INC

    17.37

    -3.41

    24.34

    TAP

    MOLSON COORS-B

    53.04

    13.03

    32.34

    RAI

    REYNOLDS AMER

    50.6

    3.31

    18.86

    PPC

    PILGRIMS PRIDE

    16.18

    27.4

    150.85

    SAFM

    SANDERSON FARMS

    68.8

    10.13

    42.77

    Top-Five Consumer Staples Sector Stocks--Most Overvalued

     

     

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    SSP

    EW SCRIPPS CO

    18.99

    78.9

    99.06

    NYT

    NY TIMES A

    13.87

    73.28

    70.6

    STEI

    STEWART ENTRP A

    13.21

    56.28

    80.96

    MDP

    MEREDITH CORP

    52.29

    54.12

    70.49

    COT

    COTT CORP QUE

    8.52

    52

    -0.81

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

    Themes: Consumer Staples Stocks: DF, CCU, RDEN, AVP, PM, TAP, RAI, PPC, SAFM, SSP, NYT, STEI, MDP, COTE
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