ValuEngine Weekly: Retail/Wholesale Stocks, Southwest Airlines, and More

This week, we provide top-five ranked VE data for our Retail/Wholesale stocks. We take a look at our latest data on Southwest Airlines $LUV and provide a free download of our report on the company.

VALUATION: Overvalued stocks now make up 49.4% of our stocks assigned a valuation and 17.91% of those equities are calculated to be overvalued by 20% or more. Twelve sectors are calculated to be overvalued.

ValuEngine Index Overview

Index Week Open Friday PM Change % Change YTD
DJIA 21912.37 21797.79 -114.58 -0.52% 10.30%
NASDAQ 6414.82 6360.19 -54.63 -0.85% 18.15%
RUSSELL 2000 1413.3 1399.43 -13.87 -0.98% 3.12%
S&P 500 2470.35 2461.43 -8.92 -0.36% 9.94%

ValuEngine Market Overview

Summary of VE Stock Universe
Stocks Undervalued 50.6%
Stocks Overvalued 49.4%
Stocks Undervalued by 20% 20.39%
Stocks Overvalued by 20% 17.91%

ValuEngine Sector Overview

Sector Change MTD YTD Valuation Last 12-MReturn P/E Ratio
Aerospace -0.42% -0.18% 5.19% 23.48% overvalued 27.17% 21.20
Computer and Technology 0.07% -0.51% 19.08% 8.26% overvalued 13.46% 31.71
Utilities -0.71% -0.38% 23.86% 7.88% overvalued 12.41% 23.33
Transportation 0.31% 0.28% 12.64% 7.53% overvalued 18.09% 22.34
Industrial Products 0.27% 0.42% 7.60% 7.32% overvalued 15.85% 23.43
Multi-Sector Conglomerates 0.20% -0.92% 7.99% 3.10% overvalued 7.53% 19.49
Medical 0.14% 0.48% 18.14% 3.04% overvalued 6.82% 29.95
Consumer Discretionary 0.06% 0.06% 9.58% 2.81% overvalued 13.74% 25.40
Finance 0.02% -0.80% 5.41% 2.21% overvalued 11.29% 17.56
Construction 0.68% 1.37% 14.23% 2.10% overvalued 13.68% 21.87
Consumer Staples 0.33% 0.28% 4.44% 0.73% overvalued 1.43% 24.65
Business Services 0.26% 0.30% 6.18% 0.09% overvalued 1.40% 24.34
Auto-Tires-Trucks 0.26% 1.12% 15.71% 0.84% undervalued 25.16% 13.72
Basic Materials 0.09% 0.74% 13.28% 1.43% undervalued 8.59% 26.72
Retail-Wholesale 0.88% 0.44% -2.67% 7.30% undervalued 0.06% 22.23
Oils-Energy 0.83% 1.57% -1.56% 13.76% undervalued -7.88% 28.72

Sector Talk–Retail/Wholesale

Below, we present the latest data on Retail/Wholesale 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 Retail/Wholesale 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 Retail/Wholesale 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 Retail/Wholesale 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 Retail/Wholesale 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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Southwest Airlines (LUV) is a major domestic airline that provides primarily shorthaul, high-frequency, point-to-point, low-fare service. Southwest operates over Boeing 737 aircraft in numerous cities. Southwest has the lowest operating cost structure in the domestic airline industry and consistently offers the lowest and simplest fares. Southwest also has one of the best overall Customer Service records.

VALUENGINE RECOMMENDATION: ValuEngine continues its BUY recommendation on Southwest Airlines for 2017-09-07. Based on the information we have gathered and our resulting research, we feel that Southwest Airlines has the probability to OUTPERFORM average market performance for the next year. The company exhibits ATTRACTIVE Company Size and Sharpe Ratio.

You can download a free copy of detailed report on Southwest Airlines (LUV) from the link below.

Read our Complete Rating and Forecast Report HERE.

ValuEngine Forecast
Target
Price*
Expected
Return
1-Month 52.02 0.68%
3-Month 51.26 -0.80%
6-Month 51.59 -0.16%
1-Year 55.90 8.19%
2-Year 51.23 -0.84%
3-Year 50.00 -3.23%
Valuation & Rankings
Valuation 5.42% undervalued Valuation Rank(?) 58
1-M Forecast Return 0.68% 1-M Forecast Return Rank 91
12-M Return 34.98% Momentum Rank(?) 83
Sharpe Ratio 1.31 Sharpe Ratio Rank(?) 96
5-Y Avg Annual Return 35.27% 5-Y Avg Annual Rtn Rank 96
Volatility 26.87% Volatility Rank(?) 57
Expected EPS Growth 26.36% EPS Growth Rank(?) 62
Market Cap (billions) 35.44 Size Rank 97
Trailing P/E Ratio 14.64 Trailing P/E Rank(?) 79
Forward P/E Ratio 11.59 Forward P/E Ratio Rank 76
PEG Ratio 0.56 PEG Ratio Rank 58
Price/Sales 1.70 Price/Sales Rank(?) 54
Market/Book 4.69 Market/Book Rank(?) 29
Beta 1.25 Beta Rank 27
Alpha 0.18 Alpha Rank 82

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