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  • ValuEngine.com Rates The Retail Sector 0 comments
    Dec 20, 2013 11:32 AM | about stocks: KKD, ULTA, EXPR, DXLG, SVU, SPLS, KR, GPS, IM, ABTL, ARO, KATE, RT, BBY
    ValuEngine Index Overview

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Index Week Open Thurs. Close Change % Change YTD
    DJIA 15759.6 16179.08 419.48 2.66% 23.98%
    NASDAQ 4019.37 4058.14 38.77 0.96% 35.02%
    RUSSELL 2000 1110.58 1125.45 14.87 1.34% 32.51%
    S&P 500 1777.48 1809.6 32.12 1.81% 27.42%

     

    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     


     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued 16.39%
    Stocks Overvalued 83.61%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20% 6.25%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20% 53.61%
    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     
















     

     

    Sector Change MTD YTD Valuation Last 12-MReturn P/E Ratio
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates -0.96% -1.44% 15.06% 42.34% overvalued 19.49% 19.77
    Computer and Technology -0.01% -0.33% 46.20% 31.78% overvalued 35.07% 31.58
    Consumer Discretionary -0.65% -0.27% 42.76% 30.94% overvalued 40.47% 29.32
    Aerospace 0.74% 1.32% 40.80% 30.64% overvalued 47.56% 18.42
    Auto-Tires-Trucks -0.87% -2.05% 51.61% 28.91% overvalued 46.15% 20.21
    Medical -0.43% -1.66% 39.95% 28.75% overvalued 36.99% 28.95
    Industrial Products -0.52% -0.24% 42.63% 28.31% overvalued 37.10% 23.67
    Business Services -0.24% -0.19% 37.88% 28.13% overvalued 39.06% 25.96
    Transportation 0.04% -0.63% 35.87% 27.79% overvalued 42.64% 21.97
    Retail-Wholesale -0.12% -1.43% 41.29% 26.80% overvalued 37.61% 24.55
    Consumer Staples -0.54% -1.31% 28.31% 25.62% overvalued 24.26% 23.62
    Finance -0.63% -0.43% 27.71% 25.08% overvalued 15.67% 17.94
    Construction -1.07% -0.41% 39.01% 20.57% overvalued 34.11% 26.30
    Utilities -0.59% -1.15% 16.86% 14.81% overvalued 12.30% 19.97
    Oils-Energy 0.18% -2.61% 21.89% 12.66% overvalued 13.70% 25.66
    Basic Materials -0.45% -2.62% 7.60% 0.25% overvalued -25.70% 20.20
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    Best Buy operates in a single business segment, selling personal computers and other home office products, consumer electronics, entertainment software, major appliances and related accessories principally through its retail stores. They operate retail stores and commercial Websites under the brand names Best Buy, Media Play, On Cue, Sam Goody, Suncoast, Magnolia Hi-Fi and Future Shop. They also operate in three segments: Best Buy, Musicland and International.

    ValuEngine continues its BUY recommendation on BEST BUY for 2013-12-19. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that BEST BUY has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Momentum and Company Size.

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    Sector Talk--Retail/Wholesale

    Below, we present the latest data on Retail/Wholesale stocks from our Institutional software package (Pending:VEI). Top five lists are provided for each category. We applied some basic liquidity criteria--share price greater than $3 and average daily volume in excess of 100k shares.

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    Top-Five Retail/Wholesale Stocks--Short-Term Forecast Returns

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%) Last 12-M Retn(%)
    KKD KRISPY KREME 18.64 4.27 98.93
    ULTA ULTA SALON COSM 93.44 -1.38 -3.01
    EXPR EXPRESS INC 18.22 -5.39 22.78
    DXLG DESTINATION XL 6.38 96.16 69.68
    SVU SUPERVALU INC 6.87 6.36 155.39

    Top-Five Retail/Wholesale Stocks--Long-Term Forecast Returns

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%) Last 12-M Retn(%)
    KKD KRISPY KREME 18.64 4.27 98.93
    ULTA ULTA SALON COSM 93.44 -1.38 -3.01
    EXPR EXPRESS INC 18.22 -5.39 22.78
    DXLG DESTINATION XL 6.38 96.16 69.68
    SVU SUPERVALU INC 6.87 6.36 155.39

    Top-Five Retail/Wholesale Stocks--Composite Score

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%) Last 12-M Retn(%)
    SPLS STAPLES INC 15.58 -10.06 28.65
    KR KROGER CO 39.67 14.45 49.7
    GPS GAP INC 38.29 3.15 19.06
    EXPR EXPRESS INC 18.22 -5.39 22.78
    IM INGRAM MICRO 23.03 13.03 34.99

    Top-Five Retail/Wholesale Stocks--Most Overvalued

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%) Last 12-M Retn(%)
    ABTL AUTOBYTEL INC 14.64 190.5 275.38
    ARO AEROPOSTALE INC 8.16 185.05 -41.17
    FNP FIFTH PACIFIC 32.23 184.44 155.59
    RT RUBY TUESDAY 6.88 163.38 -16.2
    DXLG DESTINATION XL 6.38 96.16 69.68

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

    Stocks: KKD, ULTA, EXPR, DXLG, SVU, SPLS, KR, GPS, IM, ABTL, ARO, KATE, RT, BBY
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