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ValuEngine Top-Five BUY/STRONG BUY Upgrades

|Includes: ARGT, ATLO, CZWI, Companhia Siderurgica Nacional (SID), TACT

VALUATION WATCH: Overvalued stocks now make up 39.9% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 13.43% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. Six sectors are calculated to be overvalued.

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

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.CIA SIDERUR-ADR (NYSE:SID) is the leader here.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ticker Company Name Market Price Valuation Last 12-M Return 1-M Forecast Return 1-Yr Forecast Return P/E Ratio Sector Name
SID CIA SIDERUR-ADR 2.15 -13.94% 18.78% 0.53% 6.31% 27.45 Basic Materials
TACT TRANSACT TECH 7.19 -15.36% 2.57% 0.57% 6.87% 17.12 Computer and Technology
ARGT GLBL-X MS ARGEN 21.96 N/A 7.52% 0.57% 6.88% N/A Finance
ATLO AMES NATL CP 25.84 N/A 0.51% 0.53% 6.35% N/A Finance
CZWI CITIZENS COMMNT 10.57 N/A 14.27% 0.72% 8.60% N/A Finance

*Note: there were only two upgrades to BUY/STRONG BUY with full valuation and forecast data for the day, so we also included three top picks lacking the valuation figures.

Below is today's data on TransAct Technologies (NASDAQ:TACT):

TransAct Technologies, Incorporated, designs, develops, manufactures and markets transaction-based printers and related products under the ITHACA and MAGNETEC and TRANSACT.COM brand names. The company focuses on five vertical markets: point-of-sale(POS), gaming and lottery, financial services, kiosk and Internet. The company's printers are trusted world-wide to provide crisp, clean transaction records from receipts, tickets and coupons, register journal and other documents.

VALUENGINE RECOMMENDATION: ValuEngine updated its recommendation from HOLD to BUY for TRANSACT TECH on 2016-06-17. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that TRANSACT TECH has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Earnings Growth Rate and Momentum.


 






ValuEngine Forecast
  Target
Price*
Expected
Return
1-Month 7.23 0.57%
3-Month 7.22 0.47%
6-Month 7.17 -0.21%
1-Year 7.68 6.87%
2-Year 6.66 -7.43%
3-Year 5.66 -21.31%

 















Valuation & Rankings
Valuation 15.36% undervalued Valuation Rank(?) 68
1-M Forecast Return 0.57% 1-M Forecast Return Rank 87
12-M Return 2.57% Momentum Rank(?) 71
Sharpe Ratio -0.22 Sharpe Ratio Rank(?) 41
5-Y Avg Annual Return -8.71% 5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank 40
Volatility 39.40% Volatility Rank(?) 46
Expected EPS Growth 42.86% EPSGrowth Rank(?) 74
Market Cap (billions) 0.06 Size Rank 31
Trailing P/E Ratio 17.12 Trailing P/E Rank(?) 67
Forward P/E Ratio 11.98 Forward P/E Ratio Rank 70
PEG Ratio 0.40 PEG Ratio Rank 64
Price/Sales 1.03 Price/Sales Rank(?) 64
Market/Book 2.72 Market/Book Rank(?) 40
Beta 0.96 Beta Rank 47
Alpha 0.14 Alpha Rank 83

 

ValuEngine Market Overview

 

 

 

 

 

Summary of VE Stock Universe
Stocks Undervalued 60.03%
Stocks Overvalued 39.97%
Stocks Undervalued by 20% 26.12%
Stocks Overvalued by 20% 13.43%

 

ValuEngine Sector Overview

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sector Change MTD YTD Valuation Last 12-MReturn P/E Ratio
Basic Materials 0.43% 3.89% 33.66% 8.46% overvalued 19.67% 28.62
Consumer Staples -0.09% -0.07% 4.63% 8.33% overvalued 2.44% 23.45
Utilities -0.15% -0.21% 5.96% 5.58% overvalued 3.62% 23.27
Multi-Sector Conglomerates 0.21% -1.16% 3.26% 2.33% overvalued -6.68% 17.69
Oils-Energy 1.67% 0.50% 9.92% 1.69% overvalued -31.90% 22.11
Industrial Products 0.50% 0.06% 5.48% 0.84% overvalued -9.58% 21.61
Aerospace -0.28% -2.88% -4.45% 1.20% undervalued -4.86% 18.76
Computer and Technology -0.27% -0.98% 5.80% 2.80% undervalued -10.39% 27.24
Consumer Discretionary 0.15% -0.73% 1.85% 3.93% undervalued -12.50% 22.29
Business Services -0.38% -1.12% 9.99% 4.11% undervalued -9.53% 22.53
Finance 0.08% -1.97% 0.44% 5.10% undervalued -6.17% 15.69
Construction 0.26% -1.90% 18.08% 6.61% undervalued -5.42% 20.47
Transportation 0.86% -1.66% 0.40% 9.35% undervalued -27.40% 13.33
Auto-Tires-Trucks 0.63% -2.25% -2.61% 10.10% undervalued -18.26% 11.88
Medical -1.03% -2.49% -7.55% 10.82% undervalued -23.85% 26.22
Retail-Wholesale 0.75% -0.76% -4.46% 12.00% undervalued -14.55% 21.96

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