Stocks Under $10: Buy Rated Northeast & Southeast Financials

Richard Suttmeier |

Mutual Funds Index ETFAt www.ValuEngine.com we show that the Finance sector is 13.9% overvalued, with the Banks-Northeast industry 20.7% overvalued, the Banks-Southeast industry 16.8% overvalued.
All ten stocks in today’s table have complete ValuEngine data and have enough price data to have most value levels, risky levels and pivots.

CSFL – has been below $10 since the week of July 23, 2010.
FCCO – has been below $10 since the week of November 14, 2008.
FCCY – has been below $10 since the week of January 2, 2009.
FCF – has been below $10 since the week of May 1, 2009.
MNRK – has been below $10 since the week of December 1, 2007.
NPBC – has been below $10 since the week of April 24, 2009.
PBNY – has only been below $10 since April 15, 2011.
SNV – has been below $10 since the week of November 14, 2008.
SONA – has been below $10 since the week of March 21, 2008.
YAVY – has been below $10 since the week of February 13, 2009.

Stocks Under $10: Buy Rated Northeast & Southeast Financials(Click to Enlarge)

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 most undervalued stock is SNV by 49.1%. The most overvalued stock is SONA by 16.1%.

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 ten Buy 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 over the past twelve months! The biggest winner over the last twelve months is SNV with a gain of 71.5%. There were no losers.

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. There is not a single stock expected to be lower over the next twelve months. The projected biggest gainer is SNV with a projected gain of 12.2%.

P/E Ratios – Two stocks (MNRK & FCCY) have single-digit twelve month trailing P/E ratios. SNV has an extremely elevated P/E ratios at 460.7.

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 acts as 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
CSFL CenterState Banks Inc. 17.73 0.18 1.03 222,523
FCCO First Community Corporation 15.75 0.25 1.61 503
FCCY 1st Constitution Bancorp (NJ) 13.75 0.35 2.57 24,741
FCF First Commonwealth Financial Corporation 10.09 0.15 1.51 230,060
MNRK Monarch Financial Holdings Inc n/a n/a n/a 0
NPBC National Penn Bancshares Inc (Boyertown Penn.) n/a n/a n/a 0
SNV Synovus Financial Corp. 32.53 0.55 1.72 927,253
SONA Southern National Bancorp of Virginia Inc. 13.05 0.20 1.56 23,165
YXMD:CA First Asset Morningstar Momentum Index ETF Unhedge n/a n/a n/a 0

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