Stocks Under $10: Advertising and Marketing Companies

Richard Suttmeier |

At www.ValuEngine.com we show that the Business Services sector is 0.9% undervalued. The Advertising & Marketing industry is 23.0% undervalued. The Business Information Services industry is 8.1% undervalued. The Business Services industry is 30.2% overvalued. The Outsourcing industry is 14.4% undervalued.

All seven of the stocks in today’s table have complete ValuEngine data and most have enough price data to have enough value levels, risky levels and pivots.

CBIZ, Inc. (CBZ) – has been below $10 for at least five years.
Global Geophysical Services, Inc. (GGS) – has only been below $10 since April 4, 2012.
Harte-Hanks Inc. (HHS) – has only been below $10 since February 6, 2012.
Intersections Inc. (INTX) – has only been below $10 since November 8, 2012.
The Interpublic Group of Companies, Inc. (IPG) – has only been below $10 this week.
Navigant Consulting Inc. (NCI) – has only been below $10 this week.
R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD) – has only been below $10 since last week.

Reading the Table

OV / UN Valued – The stocks with a red number are undervalued by this percentage. Those with a black number are overvalued by that percentage according to ValuEngine. The only overvalued stock in this table is LMLP by 37.5%. The most undervalued stock is GGS by 53.8%.

VE Rating – A “1-Engine” rating is a Strong Sell, a “2-Engine” rating is a Sell, a “3-Engine” rating is a Hold, a “4-Engine” rating is a Buy and a “5-Engine” rating is a Strong Buy. We have one Strong Buy rated stock in INTX, five buy rated stocks and two Hold rated stocks.

Last 12-Month Return (%) – Stocks with a Red number declined by that percentage over the last twelve months. Stocks with a Black number increased by that percentage. The biggest gainer over the past twelve months is LMLP with a gain of 63.5%. The biggest loser was GGS with a loss of 51.7%.

Forecast 1-Year Return – Stocks with a Red number are projected to decline by that percentage over the next twelve months. Stocks with a Black number in the Table are projected to move higher by that percentage over the next twelve months. All stocks in the table are expected to rise over the next twelve months led by GGS with a projected gain of 15.5%.

P/E Ratios – Five stocks in the table have single-digit P/E ratios. The other five stocks have favorable to reasonable P/E ratios.

Value Level: is the price at which to enter a GTC Limit Order to buy on weakness. The letters mean; W-Weekly, M-Monthly, Q-Quarterly, S-Semiannual and A- Annual.

Pivot: A level between a value level and risky level that should be a magnet during the time frame noted.

Risky Level: is the price at which to enter a GTC Limit Order to sell on strength.

Where to Buy and Where to Sell

A “Value Level” is a price at which buyers should add to positions on market price weakness. A “Risky Level” is a price at which sellers should reduce holdings on market price gains. A "Pivot" is a support or resistance (Value Level or Risky Level) that was violated in its time horizon, acting as a magnet during the remainder of that time horizon.  These levels are calculated in weekly (W), monthly (M), quarterly (Q), semiannual (S) and annual (A) time horizons, based on the past nine closes in each time horizon. My theory is that the closes over a nine-year period are the summation of all bullish and bearish events for that market or specific stock. These levels are the most important element of my Buy and Trade Strategy.

Buy and Trade Guidelines

Investors should consider entering good until cancelled (GTC) orders to buy weakness to a value level, or to sell strength to a risky level.

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Companies

Symbol Name Price Change % Volume
ASPS Altisource Portfolio Solutions S.A. 26.22 0.23 0.88 262,022
HHS Harte-Hanks Inc. 1.52 0.04 2.70 346,886
CBZ CBIZ Inc. 12.45 0.15 1.22 264,380
IPG Interpublic Group of Companies Inc. (The) 23.98 -0.14 -0.58 3,036,903
INTX Intersections Inc. 2.26 0.11 5.12 109,179
NCI Navigant Consulting Inc. 25.15 0.24 0.96 322,891
RRD R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company 15.70 -0.65 -3.98 1,282,126

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