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Business Services Stocks Ranked And Rated

|Includes: CBIZ, Inc. (CBZ), CVG, ENOC, GPN, GPN, HIL, LAMR, MAN, ONE, PFSW, SYKE, TBI, WCN

VALUATION WATCH: Overvalued stocks now make up 35.8% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 10.72% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. Four sectors are calculated to be overvalued.

ValuEngine Index Overview

 

 

 

 

 

Index Week Open Friday PM Change % Change YTD
DJIA 16634.15 17011.7 377.55 2.27% -2.37%
NASDAQ 4585.3 4730.19 144.89 3.16% -5.54%
RUSSELL 2000 1037.21 1087.32 50.11 4.83% -4.28%
S&P 500 1947.13 2002.55 55.42 2.85% -2.03%

 

ValuEngine Market Overview

 

 


 

Summary of VE Stock Universe
Stocks Undervalued 64.2%
Stocks Overvalued 35.8%
Stocks Undervalued by 20% 28.71%
Stocks Overvalued by 20% 10.72%
ValuEngine Sector Overview

 
















Sector Change MTD YTD Valuation Last 12-MReturn P/E Ratio
Consumer Staples 0.99% 2.80% 1.26% 4.33% overvalued -1.96% 23.31
Utilities -0.81% 2.24% 2.92% 3.78% overvalued -5.38% 22.86
Multi-Sector Conglomerates 1.08% 5.61% -0.19% 0.96% overvalued -17.58% 19.14
Basic Materials 1.99% 5.96% 8.91% 0.58% overvalued -13.84% 25.16
Industrial Products 1.25% 4.20% -0.81% 1.53% undervalued -17.19% 17.59
Computer and Technology 0.48% 3.05% 0.91% 3.39% undervalued -11.31% 26.14
Aerospace -0.14% 2.30% -4.73% 4.71% undervalued -13.27% 19.66
Consumer Discretionary 0.78% 2.63% -1.48% 6.42% undervalued -9.18% 24.77
Finance 0.86% 3.25% -4.28% 6.86% undervalued -8.68% 15.26
Business Services 0.94% 3.16% -2.58% 6.96% undervalued -12.33% 21.99
Retail-Wholesale 0.82% 2.60% -1.02% 8.88% undervalued -14.28% 22.32
Oils-Energy 3.23% 9.01% -0.39% 10.80% undervalued -41.29% 21.98
Construction 0.53% 3.62% -1.69% 11.75% undervalued -8.87% 18.53
Auto-Tires-Trucks 2.13% 7.27% -1.17% 11.87% undervalued -21.63% 12.00
Transportation 1.29% 3.26% -2.76% 15.16% undervalued -25.76% 12.53
Medical 0.45% 3.31% -11.08% 15.22% undervalued -24.67% 26.67

 

Sector Talk--Business Services

Below, we present the latest data on Business Services stocks from our Professional Stock Analysis Service Top five lists are provided for each category. We applied some basic liquidity criteria--share price greater than $3 and average daily volume in excess of 100k shares. We have been following the sector closely of late because it has been correlated so tightly to overall equity price moves.

Top-Five Business Services Stocks--Short-Term Forecast Returns

 

Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation (%) Last 12-M Return (%)
CBZ CBIZ INC 10.54 N/A 16.98%
ONE HIGHER ONE HLDG 4.22 61.81% 44.52%
HIL HILL INTL INC 3.74 -22.23% 5.35%
CVG CONVERGYS CORP 26.51 N/A 18.77%
SYKE SYKES ENTRP INC 27.96 -1.82% 17.92%

Top-Five Business Services Stocks--Long-Term Forecast Returns

 

Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation (%) Last 12-M Return (%)
CBZ CBIZ INC 10.54 N/A 16.98%
ONE HIGHER ONE HLDG 4.22 61.81% 44.52%
HIL HILL INTL INC 3.74 -22.23% 5.35%
CVG CONVERGYS CORP 26.51 N/A 18.77%
SYKE SYKES ENTRP INC 27.96 -1.82% 17.92%

Top-Five Business Services Stocks--Composite Score

 

Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation (%) Last 12-M Return (%)
GPN GLOBAL PAYMENTS 62.96 -59.28% 36.87%
TBI TRUEBLUE INC 24.92 -16.11% 7.60%
LAMR LAMAR ADVER CO 59.35 -4.96% 0.80%
HIL HILL INTL INC 3.74 -22.23% 5.35%
MAN MANPOWER INC WI 80.3 -6.54% -1.04%

Top-Five Business Services Stocks--Most Overvalued

 

Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation (%) Last 12-M Return (%)
PFSW PFSWEB INC 13.72 68.37% 25.30%
ONE HIGHER ONE HLDG 4.22 61.81% 44.52%
HPY HEARTLAND PAYMT 94.89 43.29% 92.36%
ENOC ENERNOC INC 6.8 32.48% -42.66%
WCN WASTE CONNCTION 63.81 30.00% 34.22%