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Five undervalue stocks of S&P 500 component on July 18, 2010 - updated

Updated on June 3, 2011

Five undervalue stocks from S&P 500 component - As updated on 7/18/2010

I’ll provide a weekly update on 5 under value stocks in S&P 500 component. The following is the table for 5 undervalue stocks in S&P 500 in different sectors as July 18,v2010:

Top 5 undervalue stocks in S&P 500 components - July 18, 2010

Cliffs Natural Resources Inc - CLF

Cliffs Natural Resources Incorporation formerly known as Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. The Group's principal activity is producing and marketing iron ore pellets. The Group operates through three segments. The North American Iron Ore segment is comprised of our six iron ore mining operations in Michigan, Minnesota and Eastern Canada. The North American Coal segment supplied metallurgical coal in North America. The Asia-Pacific Iron Ore segment is comprised of Portman, an Australian iron ore mining company and it includes Koolyanobbing mine and Cockatoo Island. Portman serves the Asian iron ore markets with direct-shipping fines and lump ore.

For the last 12 quarters, Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF) has reported 8 positive quarters, 3 negative quarters & 1 In-Line quarter. This past quarter CLF announced actual EPS of $0.55 which is better than Mean EPS of $0.519 on April 28, 2010.  

Micron Technology, Inc – MU

Micron Technology principal activities are manufacturing and marketing semiconductor devices. It operates in two segments. Memory segment's primary products are DRAM and NAND Flash which are the key components used in electronic applications, including personal computers, workstations, network servers, mobile phones, flash memory cards, USB storage devices, MP3 players and other consumer electronics products. Imaging segment's main products are CMOS image censors which are used in mobile phones, digital still cameras, webcams and other consumer, security and automotive applications. The other products include SDRAM, PSRAM, Mobile DRAM and Reduced Latency DRAM. The Group's brand names include Micron, Lexar, SpecTek and Crucial. It operates in the United States, China, Europe, Japan and other countries.

For the last 12 quarters, Micron Technology (MU) has reported 5 positive quarters, and 7 negative quarters. This past quarter MU announced actual EPS of $0.92 which is better than Mean EPS of $0.428 on June 28, 2010.  

The AES Corporation - AES

The AES Corporation (AES) is a global power company. AES owns a portfolio of electricity generation and distribution businesses on five continents in 29 countries, with total capacity of approximately 40,300 Megawatts (MW) and distribution networks serving over 11 million people. In addition, it has more than 2,200 MW under construction in six countries. AES owns and operates two primary types of businesses: Generation business and Utilities business. Generation business owns and/or operates power plants to generate and sell power to wholesale customers, such as utilities and other intermediaries. Utilities business owns and/or operates utilities to distribute, transmit and sell electricity to customers in the residential, commercial, industrial and governmental sectors within a defined service area.

For the last 12 quarters, The AES Corporation has reported 8 positive quarters, and 4 negative quarters. This past quarter AES announced actual EPS of $0.26 which is better than Mean EPS of $0.250 on May 07, 2010.

Xerox Corporation - XRX

Xerox Corporation principal activities are to provide a portfolio of document systems and services for businesses of any size. This includes printers, multifunction devices, production publishing systems, managed print services (MPS) and related software. The Group also offers support and supplies, such as toner, paper and ink as part of its document technology offerings. It operates in three segments: Production, Office and Other.

For the last 12 quarters, Xerox Corporation has reported 8 positive quarters, 1 negative quarters, & 3 In-Line quarters. This past quarter XRX announced actual EPS of $0.18 which is better than Mean EPS of $0.129 on April 23, 2010.  

Macy's Inc - M

Macy's, Inc. (Macy's) is a retail organization operating retail stores and Internet Websites under two brands (Macy's and Bloomingdale's) that sell a range of merchandise, including men's, women's and children's apparel and accessories, cosmetics, home furnishings and other consumer goods in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Guam and Puerto Rico. The company's operations were conducted through four retail operating divisions: Macy's,, Bloomingdale's and

For the last 12 quarters, Macy’s has reported 12 positive quarters, 0 negative quarters, & 0 In-Line quarters. This past quarter Macy's announced actual EPS of $0.05 which is better than Mean EPS of $0.046 on May 12, 2010.


Disclaimer: I have no Long position on any of above stocks.

Information presented here, if not attributed to others, is the opinion or analysis of chan0512 and is not intended as investment advice. Investment decisions are the sole responsibility of the reader, and chan0512 is not responsible for losses resulting from investments based on information found on this site.

July 25th 2010 update

If you have bought all the above stock on Monday morning, you might have profit 10.37% return compare to S&P index of 3.55%. 

Table updated on July 25th


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