Earnings remained dominate in all categories with revenues only outpacing earnings in stocks that are considered SELL. Earnings increased influence in both Core and Aspirational classified stocks while Revenues gave up some influence within the Aspirational category.
Advances in valuation slowed in March to just 3.3 points in LargeCap and 2.4 points for the overall market. Smallcap retreated back closer to fair value giving up 1.4 points. All categories are well within fair value range at the end of the 1st quarter. We now have a 10.8 point spread between the highest valuation, MidCap at 116.0% Fv and the lowest, Smallcap at 105.2% Fv.
The Canadian market is slightly under fair value (100.0% FV) at 98.79%, but well within what is considered a fair value trading range (80.0% to 130.0% Fv). There are 7 sectors considered to have a relative valuation that is slightly undervalued and 4 sectors that are slightly overvalued. The highest relative valuation goes to Utilities at 104.49% FV. The most undervalued sector is Energy at 93.28% Fv. You can see the full table under the menu item: Client Services > World Markets > Americas