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Steve Hach is the Senior Editor at, 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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    Jan 17, 2014 3:12 PM | about stocks: CLSN, PLX, WST, USNA, RHHBY, MNK, ANTM, HUM, ALNY, ACAD, CTIC, ANTH, CLDX, VZ

    VALUATION WARNING: Our models find that overvaluation is at levels typically seen when market pullbacks occur. Overvalued stocks now make up 85.19% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 53.33% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are again calculated to be overvalued--15 of them by double digits.

    ValuEngine Index Overview








    IndexWeek OpenThurs. CloseChange% ChangeYTD
    RUSSELL 20001162.941173.1310.190.88%0.82%
    S&P 5001841.261845.894.630.25%-0.13%


    ValuEngine Market Overview




    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued14.81%
    Stocks Overvalued85.19%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20%4.79%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20%53.33%
    ValuEngine Sector Overview




    SectorChangeMTDYTDValuationLast 12-MReturnP/E Ratio
    Medical0.36%5.77%5.77%38.19% overvalued45.54%30.02
    Computer and Technology-0.01%3.18%3.18%36.74% overvalued37.11%31.92
    Aerospace0.04%3.50%3.50%34.01% overvalued58.07%19.58
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates-0.09%-0.70%-0.70%33.65% overvalued16.11%20.02
    Transportation-0.12%0.74%0.74%32.52% overvalued38.36%22.76
    Consumer Discretionary-0.10%0.15%0.15%32.31% overvalued41.94%30.13
    Auto-Tires-Trucks0.33%1.56%1.56%29.96% overvalued43.50%19.98
    Industrial Products-0.01%1.04%1.04%28.93% overvalued37.13%23.44
    Business Services-0.03%0.26%0.26%27.41% overvalued35.28%26.79
    Retail-Wholesale-0.63%-2.81%-2.81%24.20% overvalued33.92%23.62
    Consumer Staples-0.36%-0.40%-0.40%23.74% overvalued24.11%23.72
    Finance-0.21%0.04%0.04%23.00% overvalued14.15%17.97
    Construction-0.07%1.87%1.87%18.13% overvalued29.29%25.72
    Oils-Energy0.38%-0.21%-0.21%14.16% overvalued12.88%26.92
    Utilities-0.15%1.20%1.20%12.66% overvalued11.22%20.52
    Basic Materials0.56%2.09%2.09%11.89% overvalued-23.58%22.18

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    VE NewsletterCurrent ResultsS&P 500Last Month TotalS&P 500Since InceptionS&P 500
    Forecast MNS1.733.64-2.54-0.59109.34102.06
    Dividend Stock1.081.52-0.610.8810.1417.13
    Small Cap Stock2.282.01-3.011.5834.3630.48

    ValuEngine's Newsletters Beat the Market

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    IBM (NYSE:IBM) is an information technology (NYSE:IT) company. The company operates in five segments: Global Technology Services, Global Business Services, Software, Systems and Technology, and Global Financing. The Global Technology Services segment provides IT infrastructure services and business process services. The Global Business Services segment offers professional services and application management services. The Software segment consists primarily of middleware and operating systems software. The Systems and Technology segment provides computing power and storage solutions; and semiconductor technology products and packaging solutions. The Global Financing segment invests in financing assets, leverages with debt and manages the associated risks. IBM is headquartered in Armonk, New York.

    ValuEngine continues its BUY recommendation on IBM for 2014-01-16. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that IBH has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Company Size and Volatility.

    Read our Detailed Valuation Report, a $25 value, for FREE HERE.

    Sector Talk--Medical

    Below, we present the latest data on Medical 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.

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









    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    CLSNCELSION CORP3.99-74-89.05
    WSTWEST PHARM SVC51.01-34.4486.17
    USNAUSANA HLTH SCI59.06-6.5959.15

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









    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    CLSNCELSION CORP3.99-74-89.05
    WSTWEST PHARM SVC51.01-34.4486.17
    USNAUSANA HLTH SCI59.06-6.5959.15

    Top-Five Medical Stocks--Composite Score









    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    QCORQUESTCOR PHARMA61.43-11.38140.62
    WSTWEST PHARM SVC51.01-34.4486.17
    WLPWELLPOINT INC85.564.6638.33
    USNAUSANA HLTH SCI59.06-6.5959.15
    HUMHUMANA INC NEW96.167.3335.9

    Top-Five Medical Stocks--Most Overvalued









    TickerNameMkt PriceValuation(%)Last 12-M Retn(%)
    ALNYALNYLAM PHARMA88.23300298.51
    ACADACADIA PHARMA24.26300350.09
    CTICCELL THERAPEUT3.2300123.78
    ANTHANTHERA PHARMA3.28300-40.59
    CLDXCELLDEX THERAPT28.59260.43287.4

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

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