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  • Pulte Stock Report And Basic Materials Stocks 0 comments
    Feb 7, 2014 4:27 PM | about stocks: EXK, HCLPZ, AKS, SLCA, TX, MEOH, KS, WRK, IPI, ROC, WPP, IAG, CHMT, PHM

    VALUATION WARNING: Our models find that overvaluation is at levels typically seen when market pullbacks occur. Overvalued stocks now make up 77% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 35% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are again calculated to be overvalued--eleven by double digits.

    ValuEngine Index Overview

     

     

     

     

     

    Index Week Open Thurs. Close Change % Change YTD
    DJIA 15697.69 15628.53 -69.16 -0.44% -5.16%
    NASDAQ 4105.06 4057.12 -47.94 -1.17% -1.65%
    RUSSELL 2000 1130.10 1103.93 -26.17 -2.32% -4.40%
    S&P 500 1782.68 1773.43 -9.25 -0.52% -3.29%

     

    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     


     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued 22.98%
    Stocks Overvalued 77.02%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20% 6.08%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20% 35.22%
    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     
















    Sector Change MTD YTD Valuation Last 12-MReturn P/E Ratio
    Medical 0.15% -2.12% 1.44% 27.03% overvalued 40.88% 29.66
    Aerospace -0.01% -2.23% -1.83% 21.99% overvalued 41.89% 18.17
    Computer and Technology 0.75% -1.66% -0.62% 21.20% overvalued 29.20% 30.76
    Auto-Tires-Trucks 1.62% -0.42% -3.64% 20.20% overvalued 31.12% 17.32
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates 1.28% -1.26% -6.66% 18.42% overvalued 7.50% 17.20
    Transportation 0.89% -1.73% -4.82% 16.98% overvalued 24.76% 21.74
    Business Services 1.07% -1.18% -4.82% 16.06% overvalued 26.10% 25.02
    Consumer Discretionary 1.24% -0.75% -3.09% 15.47% overvalued 31.74% 27.86
    Industrial Products 0.78% -2.53% -5.47% 14.87% overvalued 25.23% 21.23
    Finance 0.64% -0.79% -2.96% 13.66% overvalued 7.44% 17.25
    Consumer Staples 0.95% -0.79% -4.74% 11.98% overvalued 17.73% 22.37
    Basic Materials 1.11% 0.02% 1.07% 9.10% overvalued -22.82% 23.42
    Construction 0.58% -2.09% -2.80% 8.87% overvalued 22.26% 23.33
    Oils-Energy 1.27% -0.86% -3.62% 8.25% overvalued 9.01% 26.00
    Retail-Wholesale 1.61% -0.96% -7.50% 8.01% overvalued 20.38% 24.16
    Utilities 0.61% -2.44% -4.11% 7.99% overvalued 4.23% 19.00
    ValuEngine Newsletters Latest Results

     

     

     

     

     

    VE Newsletter Current Results S&P 500 Last Month Total S&P 500 Since Inception S&P 500
    Forecast MNS -10.07 -3.93 1.73 3.64 109.34 102.06
    Dividend Stock -3.93 -2.79 0.33 1.54 11.84 17.51
    Small Cap Stock -7.02 -5.05 8.43 1.95 45.69 33.02
    View -7.63 -3.82 1.17 1.83 98.93 62.81

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    Pulte Corporation (NYSE:PHM) is a publicly held holding company whose subsidiaries engage in the homebuilding and financial services businesses. The company's significant subsidiaries include Pulte Financial Companies, Inc., Pulte Diversified Companies, Inc., and other subsidiaries which are engaged in the homebuilding business.

    ValuEngine continues its SELL recommendation on PULTE GROUP ONC for 2014-02-06. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that PULTE GROUP ONC has the probability to UNDERPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits UNATTRACTIVE Earnings Growth Rate and Momentum.

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

    Sector Talk--Basic Materials

    Below, we present the latest data on Basic Materials 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.

    Please Click Here to Download a FREE Demo of ValuEngine's Professional VEI Software Package.

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

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%) Last 12-M Retn(%)
    EXK ENDEAVOUR SILVR 4.53 11.56 -34.63
    HCLP HI-CRUSH PTNRS 36.79 N/A 110.59
    VRS VERSO PAPER CP 3.08 N/A 199.03
    AKS AK STEEL HLDG 6.54 -22.15 56.09
    SLCA US SILICA HOLDI 26.89 N/A 30.66

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

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%) Last 12-M Retn(%)
    EXK ENDEAVOUR SILVR 4.53 11.56 -34.63
    HCLP HI-CRUSH PTNRS 36.79 N/A 110.59
    VRS VERSO PAPER CP 3.08 N/A 199.03
    AKS AK STEEL HLDG 6.54 -22.15 56.09
    SLCA US SILICA HOLDI 26.89 N/A 30.66

    Top-Five Basic Materials Stocks--Composite Score

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%) Last 12-M Retn(%)
    TX TERNIUM SA-ADR 29.85 3.08 27.56
    MEOH METHANEX CORP 59.41 6.31 71.61
    KS KAPSTONE PAPER 28 1.76 128.29
    AKS AK STEEL HLDG 6.54 -22.15 56.09
    RKT ROCK-TENN CO 100.62 -0.76 23.61

    Top-Five Basic Materials Stocks--Most Overvalued

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%) Last 12-M Retn(%)
    IPI INTREPID POTASH 15.47 198.56 -33.66
    ROC ROCKWOOD HLDGS 69.5 104.73 27.15
    WPP WAUSAU PAPER CP 13.73 87.2 40.97
    IAG IAMGOLD CORP 3.49 69.18 -59.89
    CHMT CHEMTURA CORP 23.93 64.92 1.83

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

    Stocks: EXK, HCLPZ, AKS, SLCA, TX, MEOH, KS, WRK, IPI, ROC, WPP, IAG, CHMT, PHM
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