AVNET Upgraded to BUY by ValuEngine

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For today’s bulletin, we take a look at our latest STRONG BUY and BUY upgrades. We also provide a link to download a FREE STOCK REPORT on AVNET Inc $AVT, one of our top upgrades for the day.

VALUATION WATCH: Overvalued stocks now make up 51.82% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 21.98% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. Thirteen sectors are calculated to be overvalued.

For today’s edition of our upgrade list, 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. ALL of our top upgrades are rated BUY, we had no upgrades to STRONG BUY for today..

Ticker Company Name Market Price Valuation Last 12-M Return 1-M Forecast Return 1-Yr Forecast Return P/E Ratio Sector Name
PINC PREMIER INC-A 43.95 25.88% 34.08% 0.71% 8.52% 20.83 Medical
ZOES ZOES KITCHEN 13.35 22.53% 4.54% 0.54% 6.53% N/A Retail-Wholesale
NXST NEXSTAR BRDCSTG 81.4 19.24% 34.99% 0.54% 6.50% 14.00 Consumer Discretionary
AVT AVNET 49.14 18.56% 36.77% 0.53% 6.34% 13.54 Computer and Technology
CASY CASEYS GEN STRS 116.92 20.45% 13.21% 0.52% 6.28% 29.60 Retail-Wholesale

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For today’s bulletin, we look at Avnet Inc. (AVT). Avnet Inc. is one of the world’s largest industrial distributors of electronic components and computer products. The company is a vital link in the chain that connects suppliers of semiconductors, interconnect products, passive and electromechanical devices to original equipment manufacturers and contract manufacturers that design and build the electronic equipment for end-market use, and to other industrial customers. The company markets, distributes and optimizes the supply-chain and provides design-chain services for the products of the world’s leading electronic component suppliers, enterprise computer manufacturers and embedded subsystem providers. Avnet brings a breadth and depth of capabilities, such as maximizing inventory efficiency, managing logistics, assembling products and providing engineering design assistance for its customers, accelerating their growth through cost-effective, value-added services and solutions.

This stock has been on a tear of late, hitting a 52-week high recently thanks to very strong Q4 earnings and a strong guidance statment from management. AVNET has posted impressive gains all year, and has appreciated @20% vs a growth rate of only @1.5% for its industry.

ValuEngine updated its recommendation from HOLD to BUY for AVNET on 2018-08-21. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that AVNET has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Price Sales Ratio and Company Size.

You can download a free copy of detailed report on Avnet Inc. (AVT) from the link below.

ValuEngine Forecast
1-Month 49.40 0.53%
3-Month 49.72 1.18%
6-Month 51.00 3.79%
1-Year 52.25 6.34%
2-Year 60.78 23.68%
3-Year 66.35 35.02%
Valuation & Rankings
Valuation 18.56% overvalued Valuation Rank(?) 24
1-M Forecast Return 0.53% 1-M Forecast Return Rank 86
12-M Return 36.77% Momentum Rank(?) 82
Sharpe Ratio 0.16 Sharpe Ratio Rank(?) 60
5-Y Avg Annual Return 3.04% 5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank 57
Volatility 18.45% Volatility Rank(?) 71
Expected EPS Growth 16.71% EPS Growth Rank(?) 50
Market Cap (billions) 6.70 Size Rank 84
Trailing P/E Ratio 13.54 Trailing P/E Rank(?) 81
Forward P/E Ratio 11.60 Forward P/E Ratio Rank 72
PEG Ratio 0.81 PEG Ratio Rank 46
Price/Sales 0.35 Price/Sales Rank(?) 89
Market/Book 1.92 Market/Book Rank(?) 57
Beta 0.86 Beta Rank 44
Alpha 0.02 Alpha Rank 67




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Steve Hach
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