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  • pirates144 pirates144 Jan 4, 2011 7:40 AM Flag

    MKSI is a breakout stock now. The value

    MKSI should start catching up through the year. It is the single most undervalued and growing stock in the 8,000 stock research I do on Vector Vest. I will post this. When you see the RV (relative value) and RT (relative timing) below you can see why. It is a scale from 0-2. They consider anything above 1 good. The final # VST includes so much information I couldn't post it all. Needless to say this is why MKSI is trading at a new high. It broke through and closed above $25 yesterday. I think low to mid 30's by years end would put in more in line. My #2 pick is SCHN. They are in the metals business. Growing faster, but now as much of a value as MKSI though.....We'll see what the market does. The growth and value has to be recognized by the trading community. That is why I like to see volume to be above average on upward moves. Same thought pattern as anybody who follows the markets closely. We'll see if the buyers keep coming. Fear and greed.

    MKSI ($25) - 50 mil shares out - $6.50/sh cash - $.80 FCF - (back out the cash and PE is 6) 50 mil shares out. RV 1.52 P/E 8.75 RT 1.53 VST 1.36 GRT (Growth Rate) 32.00 EPS (Earnings Per Share) $2.80 Earnings growth around 10% Last reported on 10/20/10...soon? 10% of float short.

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    • I own IDSA which you should look at compared to SCHN. Micro-cap but seems way way undervalued.

      Your year-end target for MKSI is 35 which would be 40% upside. I am guessing you are putting a 10 PE on it and adding back the $7 cash.

      This is nothing to sneeze at, but I am surprised you find this to be the most undervalued stock out of 8000.

      Put a 15 PE on these stocks that are growing faster and you get a better return than that: VECO YONG IDSA AEIS PWER RBCN

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