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  • ValuEngine Rates Medical Stocks 0 comments
    Dec 16, 2011 1:29 PM | about stocks: ABMD, DXCM, CSII, HTWR, DNDN, AET, WLP, HNT, UNH, PDLI, GILD, INHX, PCYC, CRIS, DVAX

    MARKET OVERVIEW

     

     

    Index

    started week

    Thursday Close

    4 day change

    4 day change %

    ytd

    DJIA

    12181.08

    11868.81

    -312.27

    -2.56%

    3.05%

    NASDAQ

    2617.32

    2541.01

    -76.31

    -2.92%

    -3.24%

    RUSSELL 2000

    737.15

    716.01

    -21.14

    -2.87%

    -7.61%

    S&P 500

    1255.05

    1215.75

    -39.3

    -3.13%

    -2.59%

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

    Stocks Undervalued

    77.33%

    Stocks Overvalued

    22.67%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    44.13%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    10.78%

     

     

     

    SECTOR OVERVIEW

     

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-MReturn

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    0.51%

    -1.98%

    -4.34%

    2.20% undervalued

    -8.39%

    15.14

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    0.15%

    -4.79%

    -32.86%

    17.21% undervalued

    -6.09%

    22

    Basic Materials

    -0.55%

    -7.88%

    -26.08%

    11.83% undervalued

    -24.05%

    26.82

    Business Services

    0.55%

    -1.70%

    -3.59%

    6.93% undervalued

    1.37%

    28.17

    Computer and Technology

    -0.17%

    -0.91%

    -7.75%

    1.43% overvalued

    -12.75%

    34.72

    Construction

    0.99%

    -2.84%

    -22.97%

    13.29% undervalued

    -21.49%

    36.88

    Consumer Discretionary

    0.13%

    -1.81%

    -12.93%

    11.54% undervalued

    -5.12%

    22.12

    Consumer Staples

    0.62%

    0.45%

    -13.92%

    3.82% overvalued

    0.09%

    18.37

    Finance

    0.36%

    -0.62%

    -8.72%

    7.86% overvalued

    -6.61%

    19.65

    Industrial Products

    0.00%

    -2.69%

    -13.35%

    6.95% overvalued

    -9.03%

    22.85

    Medical

    0.77%

    -1.70%

    -5.74%

    9.00% overvalued

    26.98%

    27.75

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    -0.10%

    -2.95%

    -15.78%

    5.06% undervalued

    -11.22%

    13.96

    Oils-Energy

    -0.37%

    -6.66%

    -21.19%

    2.50% undervalued

    -13.26%

    33.15

    Retail-Wholesale

    0.12%

    -1.09%

    -3.53%

    1.54% overvalued

    1.12%

    21.45

    Transportation

    0.49%

    -2.43%

    -16.78%

    6.50% undervalued

    -18.90%

    28.56

    Utilities

    1.14%

    -2.18%

    1.46%

    6.75% overvalued

    3.18%

    23.83

    Sector Talk—Medical

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    ABMD

    ABIOMED INC

    19.77

    25

    114.43

    DXCM

    DEXCOM INC

    8.21

    -42.86

    -36.01

    AMLN

    AMYLIN PHARMA

    10.14

    -60.6

    -26.73

    CSII

    CARDIOVASCLR SY

    8.82

    -61.39

    -16.56

    HTWR

    HEARTWARE INTL

    69.29

    -6.48

    -18.26


     


     

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    ABMD

    ABIOMED INC

    19.77

    25

    114.43

    DXCM

    DEXCOM INC

    8.21

    -42.86

    -36.01

    AMLN

    AMYLIN PHARMA

    10.14

    -60.6

    -26.73

    DNDN

    DENDREON CORP

    7.44

    -70.01

    -79.46

    HTWR

    HEARTWARE INTL

    69.29

    -6.48

    -18.26


     

    Top-Five Medical Stocks--Composite Score

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    AET

    AETNA INC-NEW

    40.05

    -25.5

    33.37

    WLP

    WELLPOINT INC

    64.5

    -19.94

    16.22

    HNT

    HEALTH NET INC

    28.58

    -30.93

    10.43

    UNH

    UNITEDHEALTH GP

    48.52

    -10.79

    38.67

    PDLI

    PDL BIOPHARMA

    5.93

    -49.19

    6.08


     

    Top-Five Medical Stocks--Most Overvalued

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    VRUS

    PHARMASSET INC

    127.79

    300

    438.29

    INHX

    INHIBITEX INC

    12.99

    300

    459.91

    PCYC

    PHARMACYCLICS

    14.26

    300

    136.09

    CRIS

    CURIS INC

    4

    300

    115.05

    DVAX

    DYNAVAX TECH CP

    3.06

    300

    22.89

    Stocks: ABMD, DXCM, CSII, HTWR, DNDN, AET, WLP, HNT, UNH, PDLI, GILD, INHX, PCYC, CRIS, DVAX
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