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Tuesday, July 12, 2011

Undervalued Stock Detected (NYSE: JNY)

Shares of JNY traded higher by 5.72% or $0.619/share to $11.44. The Jones Group Inc. is trading at a price to book ratio of 0.82. This indicates that the value of the company's underlying assets exceeds today's market price. The PEG is 0.96 suggesting that the shares are trading at an excellent value relative to firm's growth rate. The price to sales ratio came in at 0.25. Hence, the firm is extremely cheap relative to its top line sales figures. On average, 1473040 shares of JNY exchange hands on a given day and today's volume is recorded at 986863. These financial metrics combined make this company seem undervalued. Value investors may have an eye on this one, especially if the stock gets cheaper.

The Jones Group Inc. (Jones) is a global designer, marketer and wholesaler of over 35 brands across five divisions: apparel, footwear, jeans wear, jewelry and handbags.