02/19/2021 ValuEngine Market Update, stock pick

ValuEngine is asked many times every day what our outlook for the market is for the next few months.  We always answer with uncertainty, as that is the nature of the markets these days. We are “generally positive” about the markets and recovery once we put Covid in the rear view mirror. But we are … Read more

Inside Actively Managed Equity ETFs

By Herbert Blank Actively managed ETFs have evolved very differently from index-driven ETFs.  Most of the assets have been accumulated in actively managed fixed income ETFs while the vast preponderance of Assets Under Management in Equity ETFs are index driven. Although there are many legacy reasons for this, the fact is that the efficiencies of … Read more

ValuEngine Stock Research Performance Update 2020

Happy Holidays to all from ValuEngine.com!  2020 has been a stunning year for ValuEngine regarding performance. It has of course been a tough year in all other respects, and we are all ready to leave 2020 behind for so many reasons.   However, at least we can offer some general performance numbers and be satisfied knowing … Read more

Making Sense of ESG ETFs and Impact ETFs 12/14/2020

By Herbert Blank There are more than 100 US-listed ETFs categorized by Morningstar and others under ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance).  All have an element of attempting to align investments with personally held social values. Under the hood, there are huge differences between many and subtle huge differences between others. Its a big subject, to … Read more

Low Volatility ETFs 11/13/2020

By Herbert Blank Welcome Herb to ValuEngine! Please see below for the first of many articles/blogs by Herb Blank. There are more than a dozen US ETFs with “Low Volatility” in their names.  It made a difference this year as many Low Vol ETFs struggled to keep up with during this year’s “downturn” when one would … Read more

Stocks/ETF’s for Uncertain Times 11/02/2020

Are you uncertain what the next few weeks will bring to your investments? Most are. A very contentious election tomorrow combined with increasing Covid numbers across the country are unsettling. Yet the markets have come on strong since earlier this year, and no one likes to miss out. ValuEngine Capital Management (VECM) has begun to … Read more

Dividend Stock Pick ValuEngine Update 10/26/2020

Markets are volatile and risky.  I have made a stock pick today that has good dividend payments, which helps to offset market risk. But, the stock is risky in other ways not necessarily associated with overall markets. FNHC (FedNat Holding Company) is an insurance company operating in the southeast US. The annual dividend is almost … Read more

ValuEngine Weekly Update 04/26/2019

ValuEngine Market Valuation update for the week of April 26, 2019. Stock pick of the week is PEGA (Pegasystems Inc). Sector Valuations updated across all 16 sector groups. Markets overall remain undervalued according to ValuEngine models, but not by much. www.ValuEngine.com to log in, or two week full trial. Over 5,000 stocks, 16 sector groups, 140 plus … Read more

ValuEngine Weekly Update 04/19/2019

ValuEngine Market Valuation update for the week of April 19, 2019. Stock pick of the week is FIVE (Five Below inc). Sector Valuations updated across all 16 sector groups. www.ValuEngine.com to log in, or two week full trial. Over 5,000 stocks, 16 sector groups, 140 plus industries covered every day. Free Two Week Trial to all 5,000 … Read more