The stock screener today July 29, 2020, is looking for potentially undervalued stocks in the Utilities sector. The investment criteria for these stocks are:
Price / Book Value (P/B less than 1
Price / Sales (P/S) less than 1
1 Yr. % Change in Net Income greater than 10%
The stocks for these criteria using the free Finance Yahoo stock screener are:
Pampa Energia S.A. (PAM): 11.40-0.12 (-1.04%).As of 11:41 AM EDT. Market open.
Empresa Distribuidora y Comercializadora Norte Sociedad Anonima (EDN): 3.9250-0.1450 (-3.56%).As of 11:39 AM EDT. Market open.
Just Energy Group Inc. (JE): 0.3788-0.0162 (-4.10%). As of 11:44 AM EDT. Market open.
We excluded OTC stocks as we want to have plenty of liquidity which is top important for investing in stocks. These stocks are not investment recommendations, stocks to buy. They are mentioned for further stock analysis, due diligence is required. After all, any stock screener is a filter to find stocks in the stock market, not automatically providing stock picks or stock recommendations. Further fundamental analysis is suggested.
Cohen & Steers Limited Duration Preferred and Income Closed Fund (LDP), 22.67 +0.02 +0.09%
Eaton Vance Risk Managed Diversified Equity Income Closed Fund (ETJ),9.88 +0.06 +0.61%
Nuveen Dow 30Sm (DIAX),13.79 -0.02 -0.14%
Eaton Vance Tax Managed Buy Write Income Closed Fund (ETB),14.33 +0.03 +0.21%
Gabelli Global Utility & Income Trust Pref (GLU_pa),47.97 0.00 0.00%
New America High Income Closed Fund (HYB),7.83 +0.02 +0.26%
Madison Covered Call and Equity Strategy Closed Fund (MCN),5.75 +0.02 +0.35%
Gabelli Global Utility & Income Tr (GLU),16.79 +0.20 +1.19%
Stocks to invest in
We do not own any of these stocks or funds. Further due diligence is suggested. A stock screener by itself does not provide stocks to buy or stocks to sell, additional stock analysis is required before investing.
There are economic risks for the stock market and stocks with recent Covid-19 cases spike in US states and globally. The stock screener today is about stocks that are in the Utilities sector making them defensive stocks in any upcoming stock market selloff. These stocks are not stocks to buy or stocks to sell, and we suggest further financial analysis before investing in stocks.
Stocks based on our investment criteria
There are 4 stocks today using the Investing.com stock screener and the following investing rules:
Stocks must have a high dividend yield of at least 10%.
Stocks must have a low P/E of no more than 9.
The stocks are in the Utilities sector
The stocks that meet these criteria and their stock prices, stock quotes at the close of June 26, 2020, are:
This free stock screener is searching for stocks that are undervalued, in the US stock market, having a very attractive dividend yield and a low P/E ratio compared to the average P/E ratio of the S&P 500 index. The current S&P 500 PE Ratio is 21.57 as of June 26, 2020.
There are numerous free stock screeners and paid stock screeners to analyze stocks for investing and trading. We do not own any of these stocks as of June 29, 2020. The stock market is closed as of 6:45 AM, ET time today June 29, 2020.
We used the following investing criteria to find stocks today using the Finviz stock screener:
EPS growth next 5 years: Over 30%
Sales growth past 5 years: High and over 25%
PEG ratio: Low and less than 1
Net profit margin: High and more than 20%
We place a lot on emphasis on valuation, growth, and fundamentals. The 7 stocks that came up in the stock screener are:
Advanced Emissions Solutions, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADES), stock price 4,64
Banco BBVA Argentina S.A. (NYSE:BBAR), stock price 3.98
Exelixis, Inc. (NASDAQ:EXEL), stock price 23.64
Grupo Financiero Galicia S.A. (NASDAQ:GGAL), stock price 10.54
Pinnacle Financial Partners, Inc. (NASDAQ:PNFP), stock price 41.35
Ring Energy, Inc. (AMEX:REI), stock price 1.18
Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SUPN), stock price 23.61
All stock prices, stock quotes are as of 2:30-2:38 PM, ET time, June 25, 2020, stock market open.
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Stocks that have a strong trend
We used the search for Top Tech Stocks, Computers/Tech sector stocks making recent new 6Mth Highs. Some of the stocks that came up were:
Apple Inc (NASDAQ:AAPL): 366.53 +7.66 (+2.13%)
America Movil S.A.B. DE C.V. (NYSE:AMX): 13.38 -0.05 (-0.37%)
These tech stocks have moved up significantly during the last trading sessions. They could either mover higher or be subject to a stock price correction. Further due diligence is suggested for investing and trading. Tech stocks lately outperform in the US stock market.
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Stock screener results searching for stocks with a high-dividend yield and positive eps surprise
Our two investment criteria for this stock screener are the following:
Stocks should have a high-dividend yield of at least 8%
Stocks should have the last eps surprise of at least 25%
Why these two investment criteria? We believe that stocks that offer an attractive dividend yield are suitable in this investment period with plenty of volatility, an imminent US stock market recession, and are defensive stocks. Also, a positive eps surprise (earnings per share) surprise is a key fundamental driver for moving the stocks. As a disclaimer, we do not own any of these stocks, and we recommend further stock analysis.
Stock market source: Zacks.com
Stocks in this screener
Apollo Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:AINV) Bed Bath Beyond Inc. (NASDAQ:BBBY) Blueknight Energy Partners L.P., L.L.C. (NASDAQ:BKEP) Chimera Investment Corporation (NYSE:CIM) Delek Logistics Partners, L.P. (NYSE:DKL) EnLink Midstream, LLC (NYSE:ENLC) GasLog Partners LP (NYSE:GLOP) Hess Midstream Partners LP (NYSE:HESM) Hoegh LNG Partners LP (NYSE:HMLP) International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) Iron Mountain Incorporated (NYSE:IRM) Martin Midstream Partners L.P. (NASDAQ:MMLP) National CineMedia, Inc. (NASDAQ:NCMI) Oaktree Specialty Lending Corp. (NASDAQ:OCSL) Oasis Midstream Partners LP (NASDAQ:OMP)
Prospect Capital Corporation (NASDAQ:PSEC) RPERMIANVILLE ROYALTY TRUST (NYSE:PVL) Ryman Hospitality Properties, Inc. (NYSE:RHP) Salem Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: SALM) Signet Jewelers Limited (NYSE:SIG) Grupo Simec, S.A. de C.V. (NYSE: SIM) Spark Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:SPKE) Sprague Resources LP (NYSE:SRLP) Telecom Argentina Stet France Telecom S.A. (NYSE: TEO) Domtar Corporation (NYSE:UFS) USA Compression Partners, LP (NYSE:USAC) Western Gas Equity Partners, LP (NYSE: WES)
All the data are taken from Money MSN as of April 9, 2020. Searching for stocks to buy or stocks to sell is made easier with a stock screener. Investing in stocks is about analyzing the fundamentals, their prospects, and trends of key important financial ratios. These 3 stocks are not a recommendation for stocks to buy. We always recommend further financial analysis.
We identified these 3 stocks and mention them as they have an attractive dividend yield of more than 5%. MED stock has a current dividend yield of 6.75%. Its beta is 1.o8. AMCR stock has a dividend yield of 5.41%. ORCC stock has a dividend yield of 10.03%.
Stocks with PEG ratio of less than 1
A PEG ratio of less than 1.0 indicates that these stocks amy be undervalued compared to their true intrinsic value. Also an EPS growth is very important showing growth for earnings, which is one of the catalysts for higher stock prices based on their valuation.
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