ValuEngine Weekly: Consumer Staples Stocks, Ferro Corp, and More

This week, we provide top-five ranked VE data for our Consumer Staples stocks. We take a look at our latest data on Ferro Corp $FOE and provide a free download of our report on the company.

VALUATION: Overvalued stocks now make up 55.35% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 20.63% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. Thirteen sectors are calculated to be overvalued.

ValuEngine Index Overview

Index Week Open Friday PM Change % Change YTD
DJIA 21927.79 22249.75 321.96 1.47% 12.59%
NASDAQ 6411.18 6446.73 35.55 0.55% 19.76%
RUSSELL 2000 1400.56 1428.05 27.49 1.96% 5.23%
S&P 500 2474.52 2497.29 22.77 0.92% 11.54%

ValuEngine Market Overview

Summary of VE Stock Universe
Stocks Undervalued 44.65%
Stocks Overvalued 55.35%
Stocks Undervalued by 20% 18.97%
Stocks Overvalued by 20% 20.63%

ValuEngine Sector Overview

Sector Change MTD YTD Valuation Last 12-MReturn P/E Ratio
Aerospace -0.13% 1.21% 6.35% 24.29% overvalued 29.57% 21.44
Computer and Technology 0.12% 0.91% 21.15% 10.85% overvalued 18.18% 31.79
Industrial Products 0.11% 2.59% 10.00% 10.43% overvalued 22.80% 23.94
Utilities -0.08% -1.08% 22.40% 8.45% overvalued 15.71% 23.42
Transportation -0.26% 0.99% 12.61% 8.10% overvalued 20.35% 21.91
Multi-Sector Conglomerates 0.70% 0.87% 9.94% 7.94% overvalued 13.81% 20.29
Construction 0.62% 4.39% 16.62% 4.58% overvalued 21.57% 22.21
Finance -0.02% 0.55% 6.71% 4.46% overvalued 15.24% 17.93
Consumer Discretionary -0.31% 1.12% 10.63% 4.33% overvalued 16.13% 25.75
Medical -0.01% 2.27% 19.06% 4.17% overvalued 7.87% 30.59
Auto-Tires-Trucks 0.54% 4.54% 19.94% 3.61% overvalued 35.33% 14.05
Consumer Staples -0.17% 0.73% 5.29% 1.75% overvalued 5.76% 25.32
Business Services -0.28% 1.26% 6.03% 1.37% overvalued 6.73% 24.66
Basic Materials 0.06% 0.50% 13.08% 1.43% undervalued 13.32% 26.53
Retail-Wholesale -0.39% 2.92% -0.49% 4.47% undervalued 3.30% 22.82
Oils-Energy 0.60% 3.65% 0.38% 12.27% undervalued -2.86% 29.39

Sector Talk–Consumer Staples

Below, we present the latest data on Consumer Staples 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.

Top-Five Consumer Staples Stocks–Short-Term Forecast Returns

Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation (%) Last 12-M Return (%)
AAN AARONS INC 41.11 20.27% 64.97%
BBY BEST BUY 56.01 5.87% 45.14%
BLDR BUILDERS FIRSTS 16.57 15.24% 21.66%
HLF HERBALIFE LTD 69.66 34.55% 11.62%
BKE BUCKLE INC 14.8 38.29% -39.59%

Top-Five Consumer Staples Stocks–Momentum

Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation (%) Last 12-M Return (%)
CONN CONNS INC 21.75 50.48% 202.08%
LL LUMBER LIQUIDAT 39.69 28.19% 146.98%
RH RESTORATION HDW 71.54 2.32% 105.10%
STMP STAMPS.COM INC 189.8 38.62% 94.87%
IAC IAC/INTERACTIV 115.78 73.89% 94.42%

Top-Five Consumer Staples Stocks–Composite Score

Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation (%) Last 12-M Return (%)
ODP OFFICE DEPOT 4.31 -27.79% 14.93%
BBY BEST BUY 56.01 5.87% 45.14%
TECD TECH DATA CORP 82.92 -23.54% 12.63%
SPLS STAPLES INC 10.23 -5.55% 16.38%
NSIT INSIGHT ENTRPRS 39.01 -6.13% 25.31%

Top-Five Consumer Staples Stocks–Most Overvalued

Ticker Name Mkt Price Valuation (%) Last 12-M Return (%)
FINL FINISH LINE-CLA 9.46 76.07% -61.20%
IAC IAC/INTERACTIV 115.78 73.89% 94.42%
LVNTA LIBERTY VENTR-A 60.41 57.31% 49.20%
MELI MERCADOLIBRE IN 258.68 52.22% 42.13%
AMZN AMAZON.COM INC 979.47 50.73% 24.86%

 

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FERRO CORP.(FOE) is a worldwide producer of specialty materials for industry by organic and inorganic chemistry. It operates in 21 countries worldwide. Ferro produces a variety of specialty coatings, colors, ceramics, plastics, chemicals, and related products and services. Ferro’s most important product is frit produced for use in porcelain enamels and ceramic glazes. Ferro specialty materials require a high degree of technical service on an individual customer basis.

VALUENGINE RECOMMENDATION: ValuEngine continues its BUY recommendation on FERRO CORP for 2017-09-14. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that FERRO CORP has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Momentum and Sharpe Ratio.

You can download a free copy of detailed report on Ferro Corp (FOE) from the link below.

Read our Complete Rating and Forecast Report HERE.

ValuEngine Forecast
Target
Price*
Expected
Return
1-Month 20.85 0.92%
3-Month 20.79 0.62%
6-Month 21.42 3.66%
1-Year 22.94 11.04%
2-Year 22.90 10.84%
3-Year 22.95 11.09%
Valuation & Rankings
Valuation 12.33% overvalued Valuation Rank(?) 31
1-M Forecast Return 0.92% 1-M Forecast Return Rank 96
12-M Return 66.21% Momentum Rank(?) 92
Sharpe Ratio 0.86 Sharpe Ratio Rank(?) 88
5-Y Avg Annual Return 35.41% 5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank 96
Volatility 40.97% Volatility Rank(?) 40
Expected EPS Growth 15.51% EPS Growth Rank(?) 50
Market Cap (billions) 1.80 Size Rank 70
Trailing P/E Ratio 16.57 Trailing P/E Rank(?) 74
Forward P/E Ratio 14.35 Forward P/E Ratio Rank 63
PEG Ratio 1.07 PEG Ratio Rank 42
Price/Sales 1.45 Price/Sales Rank(?) 59
Market/Book 79.73 Market/Book Rank(?) 3
Beta 1.96 Beta Rank 12
Alpha 0.11 Alpha Rank 75

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