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ValuEngine Top-Five STRONG BUY 5-Engine Stocks For The Day

|Includes: AFSI, ALK, Petrobras Argentina S.A. (PZE), VLRS

VALUATION WATCH: Overvalued stocks now make up 64.17% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 26.74% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. ALL sectors are calculated to be overvalued--with eight at or near double digits.

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--ValuEngine Top-Five STRONG BUY 5-Engine Stocks for the Day

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We also use trading data to provide forecast estimates for a variety of time horizons for almost ever equity in our database. Our Buy/Sell/Hold recommendations are based upon the 1-year forecast return figure. Using valuation and forecast figures, you can rank and rate our covered stocks against each other, to find out, in an objective and systematic way, the most attractive investment targets based on your own risk/reward parameters. We re-calculate the entire database every trading day, so you are assured that every proprietary valuation and forecast datapoint is as up-to-date as possible.

Below, we present the latest top-five list of 5-Engine STRONG BUY stocks from our models. They are ranked according to their one-year forecast figures. These stocks represent the "best of the best."







Ticker Company Name Market Price Valuation Last 12-M Return 1-M Forecast Return 1-Yr Forecast Return P/E Ratio Sector Name
PZE PETROBRAS EGY 6.63 N/A 17.35% 1.38% 16.62% 6.68 Oils-Energy
VLRS CONTROLADORA VL 12.59 N/A 43.07% 1.37% 16.56% 11.84 Transportation
AFSI AMTRUST FIN SVC 63.08 10.12% 47.73% 1.35% 16.32% 10.00 Finance
CMAKY CHINA MINSHENG 12.84 N/A 49.88% 1.26% 15.14% N/A Finance
ALK ALASKA AIR GRP 64.65 -6.62% 31.32% 1.22% 14.65% 13.03 Transportation

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Below is today's data on PZE:

Petrobras Argentina SA (NYSE:PZE), is an Argentina-based integrated company primarily engaged in the energy sector. The Company's activities are structured in four business segments: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, including the acquisition, exploration, exploitation and maintenance of oil and gas reserves; Refining and Distribution, focusing in the production of fuels, lubricants and asphalts; Petrochemicals, comprising the production of styrene, polystyrene, bi-oriented polystyrene (BOPS) and synthetic rubber; as well as Gas and Energy, providing gas distribution and electric energy generation and transmission. Through its subsidiaries and affiliates, the Company has operations established in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, Venezuela, Mexico, Bermuda, Spain and Austria. YPF SA acquired the Company's 38.45% participation in the concession contract UTE Puesto Hernandez executed between both companies for the exploration of the Puesto Hernandez area.

VALUENGINE RECOMMENDATION: ValuEngine continues its STRONG BUY recommendation on PETROBRAS EGY for 2015-06-19. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that PETROBRAS EGY has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE P/E Ratio and Price Sales Ratio.


ValuEngine Forecast
1-Month 6.72 1.38%
3-Month 6.75 1.87%
6-Month 6.90 4.12%
1-Year 7.73 16.62%
2-Year 6.65 0.37%
3-Year 5.67 -14.41%


Valuation & Rankings
Valuation n/a Valuation Rank(?) n/a
1-M Forecast Return 1.38% 1-M Forecast Return Rank 100
12-M Return 17.35% Momentum Rank(?) 75
Sharpe Ratio -0.00 Sharpe Ratio Rank(?) 43
5-Y Avg Annual Return -0.11% 5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank 43
Volatility 42.76% Volatility Rank(?) 40
Expected EPS Growth -8.31% EPSGrowth Rank(?) 18
Market Cap (billions) 1.34 Size Rank 68
Trailing P/E Ratio 6.68 Trailing P/E Rank(?) 98
Forward P/E Ratio 7.29 Forward P/E Ratio Rank 96
PEG Ratio n/a PEG Ratio Rank n/a
Price/Sales 0.52 Price/Sales Rank(?) 83
Market/Book 0.86 Market/Book Rank(?) 83
Beta 1.53 Beta Rank 25
Alpha 0.08 Alpha Rank 75