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  • Bad News For McDonald's?, Energy Stocks, And More From ValuEngine.com 0 comments
    Aug 8, 2014 12:17 PM | about stocks: TSL, CSIQ, PQ, UPLMQ, AXAS, ECA, SM, POWR, MDR, LNG, FSLR, WMB, MCDMF

    VALUATION WATCH: Our Valuation WARNING is OFF. Overvalued stocks now make up 61.53% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 19.82% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are calculated to be overvalued--three by double digits.

    ValuEngine Index Overview

     

     

     

     

     

    Index Week Open Friday PM Change % Change YTD
    DJIA 16493.72 16389.6 -104.12 -0.63% -1.13%
    NASDAQ 4365.62 4334.53 -31.09 -0.71% 3.78%
    RUSSELL 2000 1118.46 1123.1 4.64 0.41% -3.48%
    S&P 500 1926.62 1911.86 -14.76 -0.77% 3.44%

     

    ValuEngine Market Overview

     

     


     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe
    Stocks Undervalued 38.47%
    Stocks Overvalued 61.53%
    Stocks Undervalued by 20% 10.56%
    Stocks Overvalued by 20% 19.82%
    ValuEngine Sector Overview

     
















    Sector Change MTD YTD Valuation Last 12-MReturn P/E Ratio
    Consumer Staples -0.43% 0.48% 3.92% 11.63% overvalued 12.63% 24.92
    Multi-Sector Conglomerates -0.20% -0.79% 2.11% 10.88% overvalued 11.80% 20.20
    Computer and Technology -0.62% -0.94% 1.80% 10.06% overvalued 10.84% 31.97
    Transportation -0.50% -1.30% 3.21% 9.82% overvalued 23.37% 20.92
    Consumer Discretionary -0.68% -0.82% -2.32% 8.47% overvalued 13.10% 27.59
    Finance -0.24% -0.33% 1.71% 7.12% overvalued 8.68% 17.73
    Auto-Tires-Trucks -0.61% -1.37% 0.94% 7.01% overvalued 14.28% 19.45
    Oils-Energy -0.30% -0.94% 11.20% 6.94% overvalued 15.93% 28.60
    Medical -1.00% -1.23% 5.79% 6.92% overvalued 21.67% 27.90
    Aerospace -0.31% -1.17% -3.97% 6.21% overvalued 23.71% 18.52
    Business Services -0.40% -0.53% -0.82% 6.17% overvalued 15.62% 24.72
    Basic Materials -0.66% -0.84% 6.84% 5.75% overvalued 13.37% 26.21
    Industrial Products -0.38% -0.60% -1.69% 5.30% overvalued 11.91% 22.71
    Retail-Wholesale -0.49% -0.12% -5.51% 4.54% overvalued 0.50% 24.38
    Utilities -0.33% -1.65% 5.16% 4.31% overvalued 11.10% 21.33
    Construction -0.78% 0.35% -0.90% 1.84% overvalued 12.47% 24.76
    ValuEngine Newsletters Latest Results

     

     

     

     

     

    VE Newsletter Current Results S&P 500 Last Month Total S&P 500 Since Inception S&P 500
    Forecast MNS -3.22 -2.69 6.58 1.83 98.61 116.00
    Dividend Stock -4.56 -3.19 2.89 1.07 25.27 27.78
    Small Cap Stock -0.26 -2.71 -2.07 0.72 29.09 42.31
    View -3.13 -3.10 2.18 2.04 124.45 74.98

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    McDonald's Corporation develops, operates, franchises and services a worldwide system of restaurants that prepare, assemble, package and sell a limited menu of value-priced foods. The company operates primarily in the quick-service hamburger restaurant business. All restaurants are operated by the company or, under the terms of franchise arrangements, by franchisees who are independent third parties, or by affiliates operating under joint-venture agreements between the company and local business people.

    ValuEngine continues its HOLD recommendation on MCDONALDS CORP for 2014-08-07. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that MCDONALDS CORP has the probability to ROUGHLY MATCH average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Company Size but UNATTRACTIVE Book Market Ratio.

    As a bonus to our Newsletter readers,
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    Read our Complete Detailed Valuation Report on McDonald's HERE.

    Sector Talk--Oils/Energy

    Below, we present the latest data on Oils/Energy 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 Oils/Energy Stocks--Short-Term Forecast Returns

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%) Last 12-M Retn(%)
    TSL TRINA SOLAR LTD 11.7 -26.75 77.27
    CSIQ CANADIAN SOLAR 25.73 -20.16 79.8
    PQ PETROQUEST ENGY 5.59 -23.92 27.05
    UPL ULTRA PETRO CP 23.04 -46.88 5.11
    AXAS ABRAXAS PETE/NV 4.96 -22.78 99.2

    Top-Five Oils/Energy Stocks--Long-Term Forecast Returns

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%) Last 12-M Retn(%)
    TSL TRINA SOLAR LTD 11.7 -26.75 77.27
    CSIQ CANADIAN SOLAR 25.73 -20.16 79.8
    PQ PETROQUEST ENGY 5.59 -23.92 27.05
    UPL ULTRA PETRO CP 23.04 -46.88 5.11
    AXAS ABRAXAS PETE/NV 4.96 -22.78 99.2

    Top-Five Oils/Energy Stocks--Composite Score

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%) Last 12-M Retn(%)
    CSIQ CANADIAN SOLAR 25.73 -20.16 79.8
    TSL TRINA SOLAR LTD 11.7 -26.75 77.27
    ECA ENCANA CORP 21.3 -26.84 22.84
    SM SM ENERGY CO 79.07 -11.48 15.53
    UPL ULTRA PETRO CP 23.04 -46.88 5.11

    Top-Five Oils/Energy Stocks--Most Overvalued

     

     

     

     

     

     

    Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation(%) Last 12-M Retn(%)
    POWR POWERSECURE INT 10.83 300 -32.19
    MDR MCDERMOTT INTL 7.26 251.26 7.88
    LNG CHENIERE ENERGY 70.47 132.44 149.45
    FSLR FIRST SOLAR INC 68.17 81.93 68.45
    WMB WILLIAMS COS 54.37 67.8 51.7

    Disclosure: The author has no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours.

    Stocks: TSL, CSIQ, PQ, UPLMQ, AXAS, ECA, SM, POWR, MDR, LNG, FSLR, WMB, MCDMF
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