Last 12-Month Return (%): Stocks with a red number declined by that percentage over the last 12 months. Stocks with a black number increased by that percentage. Forecast 1-Year Return: Stocks with a red number are projected to decline by that percentage over the next 12 months. Stocks with a black number are projected to move higher by that percentage over the next 12 months.
Analysis of the ValuEngine Data
Looking at the overvalued/undervalued data, United Community Banks ( UCBI) is the most undervalued by 75% followed by Synovus at 69% undervalued. First Bancorp ( FBNC) is overvalued by 300%. There are three stocks rated Strong Sell, one rated Sell, six rated Hold, 16 rated Buy and three rated Strong Buy. Stocks with a 1- or 2-Engine rating should be avoided. Those with a 4- or 5-Engine rating could survive the stresses and can be considered a potential but speculative take-over candidates. This article is commentary by an independent contributor, separate from TheStreet's regular news coverage.