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ValuEngine Top-Five BUY/STRONG BUY Upgrades

|Includes: SEP, J. M. Smucker Company (SJM), SNH, VER

VALUATION WATCH: Overvalued stocks now make up 43.35% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 14.55% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. Seven sectors are calculated to be overvalued.

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UPGRADES --ValuEngine Top-Five BUY/STRONG BUY Upgrades

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So, for today's bulletin we used our website's advanced screening functions to search for UPGRADES to BUY or STRONG BUY with complete forecast and valuation data. They are presented by one-month forecast return. JM Smuckers (NYSE:SJM) is the leader here. Note: there were only four upgrades to BUY/STRONG BUY with full valaution and forecast data 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
SJM SMUCKER JM 144.24 14.07% 29.28% 0.51% 6.10% 21.74 Consumer Staples
SEP SPECTRA EGY PTR 46.44 -13.37% -4.27% 0.58% 6.89% 12.15 Oils-Energy
SNH SENIOR HOUSING 18.98 -17.94% 5.50% 1.16% 13.93% 10.02 Finance
VER VEREIT INC 9.81 -0.39% 15.01% 1.11% 13.34% 11.96 Finance
N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Below is today's data on JM Smuckers :

The J.M. Smucker Company, headquartered in Orrville, Ohio is the leading marketer of jams, jellies, preserves, and other fruit spreads in the U.S. They are also the leader in dessert toppings, natural peanut butter, and health and natural foods juice products, and market a wide variety of other specialty products throughout the U.S. and in many foreign countries. In the fruit spreads category, they also hold the leadership position in Australia and Canada.

VALUENGINE RECOMMENDATION: ValuEngine updated its recommendation from HOLD to BUY for SMUCKER JM on 2016-06-10. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that SMUCKER JM has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Company Size and Momentum.


 






ValuEngine Forecast
  Target
Price*
Expected
Return
1-Month 144.97 0.51%
3-Month 147.80 2.46%
6-Month 151.04 4.71%
1-Year 153.04 6.10%
2-Year 168.10 16.54%
3-Year 176.56 22.40%

 















Valuation & Rankings
Valuation 14.07% overvalued Valuation Rank(?) 21
1-M Forecast Return 0.51% 1-M Forecast Return Rank 85
12-M Return 29.28% Momentum Rank(?) 90
Sharpe Ratio 0.65 Sharpe Ratio Rank(?) 90
5-Y Avg Annual Return 9.76% 5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank 81
Volatility 15.11% Volatility Rank(?) 85
Expected EPS Growth -3.02% EPSGrowth Rank(?) 20
Market Cap (billions) 14.68 Size Rank 93
Trailing P/E Ratio 21.74 Trailing P/E Rank(?) 55
Forward P/E Ratio 22.42 Forward P/E Ratio Rank 24
PEG Ratio n/a PEG Ratio Rank n/a
Price/Sales 1.97 Price/Sales Rank(?) 45
Market/Book 2.00 Market/Book Rank(?) 50
Beta 0.53 Beta Rank 66
Alpha 0.09 Alpha Rank 78

 

ValuEngine Market Overview

 

 

 

 

 

Summary of VE Stock Universe
Stocks Undervalued 56.65%
Stocks Overvalued 43.35%
Stocks Undervalued by 20% 24.73%
Stocks Overvalued by 20% 14.55%

 

ValuEngine Sector Overview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sector Change MTD YTD Valuation Last 12-MReturn P/E Ratio
Basic Materials -1.05% 4.55% 34.74% 9.94% overvalued 17.51% 29.09
Consumer Staples -1.19% 0.72% 5.57% 8.14% overvalued 3.24% 23.61
Utilities -1.48% 0.39% 6.13% 5.69% overvalued 3.31% 23.41
Multi-Sector Conglomerates -1.30% 0.39% 4.97% 3.55% overvalued -8.93% 18.09
Oils-Energy -2.66% 2.25% 12.47% 2.83% overvalued -31.42% 22.35
Industrial Products -1.70% 1.10% 6.73% 2.03% overvalued -9.71% 21.78
Aerospace -1.36% -0.59% -2.77% 0.18% overvalued -2.78% 18.87
Computer and Technology -1.47% 0.16% 7.09% 2.19% undervalued -9.90% 27.82
Business Services -1.01% 0.86% 11.99% 2.23% undervalued -9.97% 22.92
Finance -0.94% -0.53% 1.90% 3.23% undervalued -4.92% 15.92
Consumer Discretionary -1.31% -0.17% 2.36% 3.79% undervalued -11.55% 22.48
Construction -1.55% -0.58% 19.60% 4.59% undervalued -4.09% 20.80
Medical -1.76% 0.26% -5.13% 7.37% undervalued -21.92% 26.89
Auto-Tires-Trucks -1.94% -2.07% -2.34% 9.77% undervalued -18.36% 11.88
Transportation -1.88% 0.46% 2.53% 10.95% undervalued -26.12% 13.54
Retail-Wholesale -1.33% -0.29% -3.76% 11.64% undervalued -12.09% 22.00

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Supporting Documents

  1. TMP_VE_SJM_20160613011704.pdf

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