5 Overvalued US Stocks

THE VALUE INVESTOR: The rout in commodity markets and ongoing challenges in the finances services sector mean some companies in these sectors are looking overvalued

Karen Kwok 26 February, 2016 | 3:48PM
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Problems in global commodity markets, ongoing challenges in the financial services industry and changing consumer habits can create problem for companies in these sectors. Morningstar analysts have tried to identify stocks that are trading at significantly more than their fair value and highlight issues investors need to be aware of.

Morningstar star rating can help investors determine whether a particular stock or company is overvalued. If a stock has a low star rating, that means Morningstar equity analysts think the shares are overvalued, and the share price could drop in the future.

The stock star rating is a forward-looking rating that takes into account both  quantitative and qualitative factors. There are currently 13 stocks in the US that Morningstar analysts rate one star, and we highlight five out of the list.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
Banco Santander Mexico SA ADR5.73 USD0.70
Freeport-McMoRan Inc37.00 USD-4.76
Hormel Foods Corp42.26 USD0.17Rating
Jack Henry & Associates Inc164.70 USD-5.37Rating
Keurig Dr Pepper Inc34.20 USD-1.10Rating
Mettler-Toledo International Inc1,461.89 USD-0.59Rating
PepsiCo Inc160.61 USD-0.35Rating
Southern Copper Corp61.31 USD-4.77

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Karen Kwok

Karen Kwok  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk