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ValuEngine Top-Five Upgrades For The Day

|Includes: Build-A-Bear Workshop, Inc. (BBW), CHL, CINR, HTH, PLUS

VALUATION WATCH: Overvalued stocks now make up 56.35% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 20.49% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. Eleven sectors are calculated to be overvalued--five by double digits.

Top Upgrades

--ValuEngine Top-Five Upgrades for the Day

ValuEngine tracks more than 7000 US equities, ADRs, and foreign stock which trade on US exchanges as well as @1000 Canadian equities. When EPS estimates are available for a given equity, our model calculates a level of mispricing or valuation percentage for that equity based on earnings estimates and what the stock should be worth if the market were totally rational and efficient--an academic exercise to be sure, but one which allows for useful comparisons between equities, sectors, and industries. Using our Valuation Model, we can currently assign a VE valuation calculation to more than 2800 stocks in our US Universe.

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 upgraded stocks from our models. They are ranked according to their one-year forecast figures. These stocks represent the "best of the best."

Here are the brand new STRONG BUY upgrades for the day:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ticker Company Name Market Price Valuation Last 12-M Return 1-M Forecast Return 1-Yr Forecast Return P/E Ratio Sector Name
BBW BUILD-A-BEAR WK 16.03 -16.77% 27.42% 1.25% 15.00% 13.58 Retail-Wholesale
PLUS EPLUS INC 75.35 -1.57% 31.09% 1.18% 14.22% 13.29 Computer and Technology
CHL CHINA MOBLE-ADR 62.66 N/A 27.36% 1.11% 13.35% 13.97 Computer and Technology
HTH HILLTOP HLDGS 23.71 1.78% 9.41% 1.09% 13.10% 11.08 Finance
OCIR OCI RESOURCES 25.4 N/A -0.16% 1.03% 12.36% 10.58 Basic Materials

Below is today's more extensive data on BBW:

VALUENGINE RECOMMENDATION: ValuEngine updated its recommendation from BUY to STRONG BUY for BUILD-A-BEAR WK on 2015-07-06. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that BUILD-A-BEAR WK 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
  Target
Price*
Expected
Return
1-Month 16.21 1.09%
3-Month 16.02 -0.05%
6-Month 16.07 0.25%
1-Year 18.14 13.15%
2-Year 14.44 -9.92%
3-Year 12.62 -21.28%

 















Valuation & Rankings
Valuation 19.78% undervalued Valuation Rank(?) 85
1-M Forecast Return 1.09% 1-M Forecast Return Rank 99
12-M Return 14.01% Momentum Rank(?) 74
Sharpe Ratio 0.35 Sharpe Ratio Rank(?) 65
5-Y Avg Annual Return 17.16% 5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank 82
Volatility 48.90% Volatility Rank(?) 33
Expected EPS Growth 19.49% EPSGrowth Rank(?) 58
Market Cap (billions) 0.28 Size Rank 48
Trailing P/E Ratio 13.58 Trailing P/E Rank(?) 82
Forward P/E Ratio 11.37 Forward P/E Ratio Rank 79
PEG Ratio 0.70 PEG Ratio Rank 55
Price/Sales 0.72 Price/Sales Rank(?) 76
Market/Book 2.78 Market/Book Rank(?) 41
Beta 1.27 Beta Rank 35
Alpha 0.11 Alpha Rank 78