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Stock Of The Day: Buy or Sell?
Ensco plc (ESV) is a Sell
Risk levels may be somewhat higher than normal and additional caution is warranted.
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The S&P Earnings is 94.59. This is 68.4% above the historic median figure of 56.18.
The higher the S&P Earnings are above their median level, the higher the perceived risk in the market.
S&P Price/Earnings Ratio
The S&P Price/Earnings Ratio is 25.03. This is 24.5% above the historic median figure of 20.11.
The higher the Price/Earnings ratio figure is above the median, the more overvalued the market is considered to be when earnings are positive. If earnings are negative for the market, this indicator is not as valuable.
The Put/Call Ratio is 0.73. This is 21.5% below the historic median figure of 0.93.
The VIX figure is 9.55. This is 39.4% below the historic median figure of 15.75.
The CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®) is a key measure of market expectations of near-term volatility conveyed by S&P 500 stock index option prices. Historically, VIX levels above 50 correlate closely with periods of stock market panic while VIX levels below 20 are more typical during relatively calm periods in the market.