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    Aug 10, 2012 3:24 PM | about stocks: CRBC, RBS, AIG, HCI, ACTG, ASPS, NCT, GCA, RF, FITB, KEY, TRST, MNR, FSP, BKMU, JCP

    MARKET OVERVIEW

    Index

    started week

    Thursday Close

    4 day change

    4 day change %

    ytd

    DJIA

    13099.88

    13165.2

    65.32

    0.50%

    7.76%

    NASDAQ

    2978.16

    3018.64

    40.48

    1.36%

    15.87%

    RUSSELL 2000

    789.27

    802.9

    13.63

    1.73%

    8.37%

    S&P 500

    1391.04

    1402.8

    11.76

    0.85%

    11.55%

     

     

    Summary of VE Stock Universe

     

     

    Stocks Undervalued

    63.16%

    Stocks Overvalued

    36.84%

    Stocks Undervalued by 20%

    28.51%

    Stocks Overvalued by 20%

    11.68%

    SECTOR OVERVIEW

    Sector

    Change

    MTD

    YTD

    Valuation

    Last 12-M Return

    P/E Ratio

    Aerospace

    0.97%

    2.96%

    2.71%

    4.35% undervalued

    -0.98%

    22.59

    Auto-Tires-Trucks

    -0.06%

    2.55%

    2.14%

    11.45% undervalued

    -5.12%

    17.84

    Basic Materials

    0.65%

    3.01%

    -2.27%

    11.38% undervalued

    -28.18%

    25.92

    Business Services

    0.45%

    0.90%

    5.27%

    2.79% undervalued

    7.31%

    23.34

    Computer and Technology

    0.30%

    3.45%

    6.53%

    4.42% overvalued

    -1.57%

    41.99

    Construction

    0.59%

    3.52%

    85.50%

    3.39% overvalued

    15.73%

    29.24

    Consumer Discretionary

    -0.02%

    1.56%

    13.25%

    1.01% undervalued

    2.40%

    27.94

    Consumer Staples

    -0.13%

    2.50%

    12.47%

    8.38% overvalued

    2.30%

    19.37

    Finance

    0.11%

    1.24%

    16.16%

    6.14% overvalued

    9.80%

    18.88

    Industrial Products

    0.46%

    2.03%

    2.31%

    3.76% undervalued

    -3.11%

    22.38

    Medical

    0.28%

    1.28%

    14.44%

    3.89% overvalued

    1.46%

    40.41

    Multi-Sector Conglomerates

    0.39%

    3.21%

    11.19%

    6.31% undervalued

    9.46%

    14.95

    Oils-Energy

    0.88%

    2.69%

    -7.26%

    4.48% undervalued

    -12.26%

    36.38

    Retail-Wholesale

    -0.15%

    1.33%

    12.06%

    4.11% overvalued

    15.37%

    24.67

    Transportation

    -0.21%

    0.30%

    8.02%

    2.20% undervalued

    -3.48%

    17.82

    Utilities

    0.04%

    1.08%

    1.87%

    13.82% overvalued

    5.22%

    18.41

    Sector Talk-Finance

    Below, we present the latest data on leading Finance 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(%)

    CRBC

    CITIZENS BKNG

    20.04

    -36.21

    194.71

    RBS

    ROYAL BK SC-ADR

    7.07

    -8.37

    -44.2

    AIG

    AMER INTL GRP

    32.51

    -75

    35.57

    HCII

    HOMEOWNERS CHCE

    21.85

    39.56

    248.48

    ACTG

    ACACIA RES-TECH

    26.7

    -42.03

    -26.51

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

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    CRBC

    CITIZENS BKNG

    20.04

    -36.21

    194.71

    HCII

    HOMEOWNERS CHCE

    21.85

    39.56

    248.48

    ASPS

    ALTISOURCE PORT

    83.61

    15.93

    158.14

    NCT

    NEWCASTLE INV

    7.44

    18.31

    69.09

    GCA

    GLOBAL CASH ACS

    7.79

    -2.46

    177.22

    Top-Five Finance Sector Stocks--Composite Score

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    AIG

    AMER INTL GRP

    32.51

    -75

    35.57

    RF

    REGIONS FINL CP

    6.97

    -43.26

    47.05

    FITB

    FIFTH THIRD BK

    14.32

    -23.25

    39.3

    KEY

    KEYCORP NEW

    8.33

    -42.87

    22.68

    CRBC

    CITIZENS BKNG

    20.04

    -36.21

    194.71

    Top-Five Finance Sector Stocks--Most Overvalued

    Ticker

    Name

    Mkt Price

    Valuation(%)

    Last 12-M Retn(%)

    TRST

    TRUSTCO BK -NY

    5.59

    300

    31.84

    AGESD

    AGEAS-ADR

    21.45

    300

    31.87

    MNR

    MONMOUTH RE CLA

    11.23

    300

    41.08

    FSP

    FRANKLIN ST PPT

    10.45

    300

    -7.44

    BKMU

    BANK MUTUAL CRP

    4.3

    300

    20.45

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

    Themes: financials Stocks: CRBC, RBS, AIG, HCI, ACTG, ASPS, NCT, GCA, RF, FITB, KEY, TRST, MNR, FSP, BKMU, JCP
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