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----ValuEngine Top-Five UPGRADES for the Day
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Below, we present the latest top-five list of UPGRADED stocks from our models. They presented alphabetically. US Concrete is the top pick.
|Ticker||Company Name||Market Price||Valuation||Last 12-M Return||1-M Forecast Return||1-Yr Forecast Return||P/E Ratio||Sector Name|
|AMAG||AMAG PHARMA INC||43.73||-7.46%||91.97%||1.09%||13.15%||16.26||Medical|
|IMKTA||INGLES MARKET A||44.34||-3.23%||85.37%||1.10%||13.17%||15.37||Retail-Wholesale|
|USCR||US CONCRETE INC||46.18||N/A||80.25%||1.12%||13.43%||16.28||Construction|
Below is today's data on USCR:
U.S. Concrete Inc. (NASDAQ:USCR) operates as a provider of ready-mixed concrete and concrete-related products and services to the construction industry in the United States. The Company operates in two segments: ready-mixed concrete and concrete-related products; and precast concrete. The Company's ready-mixed concrete and concrete-related products segment produces and sells ready-mixed concrete, aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel), concrete masonry and building materials. Its precast concrete products segment produces and sells precast concrete products. Markets served by the Company include west Texas, northern California, New Jersey, New York, Washington, D.C., Oklahoma and the mid-Atlantic region. U.S. Concrete Inc. is based in Houston, Texas, USA.
VALUENGINE RECOMMENDATION: ValuEngine updated its recommendation from BUY to STRONG BUY for US CONCRETE INC on 2015-09-25. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that US CONCRETE INC has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Momentum and Sharpe Ratio.
You can download a free copy of detailed report on USCR from the link below.
|Valuation & Rankings|
|1-M Forecast Return||1.12%||1-M Forecast Return Rank||99|
|12-M Return||80.25%||Momentum Rank(?)||97|
|Sharpe Ratio||0.83||Sharpe Ratio Rank(?)||91|
|5-Y Avg Annual Return||38.79%||5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank||98|
|Expected EPS Growth||13.98%||EPSGrowth Rank(?)||50|
|Market Cap (billions)||0.65||Size Rank||61|
|Trailing P/E Ratio||16.28||Trailing P/E Rank(?)||67|
|Forward P/E Ratio||14.28||Forward P/E Ratio Rank||55|
|PEG Ratio||1.16||PEG Ratio Rank||36|