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    Mar 9, 2012 3:26 PM

    MARKET OVERVIEW

    Index

    started week

    Thursday Close

    4 day change

    4 day change %

    ytd

    DJIA

    12977.34

    12952.1

    -25.24

    -0.19%

    6.01%

    NASDAQ

    2969.73

    2970.42

    0.69

    0.02%

    14.02%

    RUSSELL 2000

    801.95

    806.34

    4.39

    0.55%

    8.83%

    S&P 500

    1369.59

    1365.91

    -3.68

    -0.27%

    8.61%

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

     

     

    Stocks Undervalued

    57.92%

    Stocks Overvalued

    42.08%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    23.94%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    14.32%

    SECTOR OVERVIEW

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-MReturn

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    1.63%

    -1.20%

    5.78%

    2.78% overvalued

    -8.01%

    15.84

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    1.81%

    -2.71%

    15.53%

    2.04% undervalued

    -6.86%

    29.79

    Basic Materials

    1.43%

    -3.50%

    8.49%

    1.59% overvalued

    -25.10%

    26.92

    Business Services

    1.15%

    -0.82%

    8.37%

    6.56% undervalued

    -0.59%

    32.27

    Computer and Technology

    1.06%

    -0.81%

    12.75%

    14.85% overvalued

    -12.37%

    45.37

    Construction

    2.02%

    0.34%

    16.12%

    1.49% undervalued

    -12.60%

    35.74

    Consumer Discretionary

    1.21%

    -0.12%

    12.34%

    0.21% undervalued

    -5.15%

    30.55

    Consumer Staples

    0.80%

    -0.42%

    7.73%

    5.11% overvalued

    -5.33%

    28.04

    Finance

    0.77%

    -0.38%

    10.55%

    11.19% overvalued

    -4.29%

    22.39

    Industrial Products

    1.11%

    -1.36%

    10.73%

    5.40% overvalued

    -12.31%

    25.38

    Medical

    1.14%

    -0.40%

    10.28%

    8.28% overvalued

    -9.68%

    36.14

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    1.23%

    -1.68%

    11.58%

    4.61% overvalued

    -4.25%

    18.76

    Oils-Energy

    0.67%

    -2.97%

    6.54%

    1.59% overvalued

    -21.49%

    39.05

    Retail-Wholesale

    1.19%

    -0.05%

    11.70%

    12.25% overvalued

    7.17%

    21.5

    Transportation

    1.04%

    -1.45%

    10.83%

    5.10% overvalued

    -16.71%

    25.28

    Utilities

    0.69%

    -0.35%

    2.93%

    6.63% overvalued

    -1.12%

    30.74

    Sector Talk-Finance

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    HXM

    DESARROLLADORA

    18.48

    -58.51

    -30.63

    BAM

    BROOKFIELD ASST

    31.12

    -35.35

    -1.27

    NYMT

    NEW YORK MTG TR

    7.05

    -68.03

    12.8

    KFN

    KKR FINL HLDGS

    9.27

    -17.95

    3.23

    CRBC

    CITIZENS BKNG

    13.62

    -75

    43.37

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    AEA

    ADV AMER CASH

    10.42

    2.24

    107.98

    ASPS

    ALTISOURCE PORT

    61.22

    8.68

    105.14

    BAM

    BROOKFIELD ASST

    31.12

    -35.35

    -1.27

    CRBC

    CITIZENS BKNG

    13.62

    -75

    43.37

    KFN

    KKR FINL HLDGS

    9.27

    -17.95

    3.23

    Top-Five Finance Stocks--Composite Score

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    SLM

    SLM CORP

    16.16

    -28.21

    8.68

    CRBC

    CITIZENS BKNG

    13.62

    -75

    43.37

    FITB

    FIFTH THIRD BK

    13.48

    -26.76

    0.63

    AXP

    AMER EXPRESS CO

    52.95

    -12.04

    18.86

    COF

    CAPITAL ONE FIN

    49.43

    -15.93

    0.75

    Top-Five Finance Stocks--Most Overvalued

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    MNR

    MONMOUTH RE CLA

    9.5

    300

    22.74

    RSO

    RESOURCE CAPITL

    5.74

    300

    -9.32

    TRST

    TRUSTCO BK -NY

    5.27

    300

    -8.35

    FSP

    FRANKLIN ST PPT

    10.24

    300

    -27.07

    BKMU

    BANK MUTUAL CRP

    3.72

    300

    -13.29

    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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