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CLOSING UPDATE: Alrosa Co Ltd increases 1.6% - outperforming 93% of stocks 19 January 2018 19:43 SAMT

NEWS BITES - BRIC

This is an end of day Alert, produced after today's Russian market close. It concludes the BSS News Bites intra-day Alert series (summaries below).

Alrosa Co Ltd, Russia's 2nd largest mining company by market capitalisation, has increased RUB1.28 (or 1.6%) today to trade at RUB82.91 and has outperformed 93% of the market in the past week. A price rise combined with a high relative strength is a bullish signal. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which fell 7.2 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.9%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 1.18 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ The price jumped 8.7% in the last week and soared 12.0% in the last month.

Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:

Undervaluation:

+ Price/Earnings of 5.7 [9.7]

+ Price/Sales of 2.3 [3.3]

+ Price to Book of 2.5 [5.4]

+ Return on Assets 25.1% [18.4%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 1.4 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 1.4. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

+ Net profit margin has averaged 16.3% in the last 3 years. This is considered superior and suggests a high margin of safety.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is high at 46.8%. Also, this has improved from 29.4% last year.

Note

Alrosa Co Ltd today is at a discount of 23.6% to the 12-month high of RUB108.55 on 27 Jan, 2017. It is at a premium of 14.3% to the 12-month low of RUB72.51 on 16 Nov, 2017.

Bearish Signals:

In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week low thrice.

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Alrosa Co Ltd decreases 0.1% on high volume

19 January 2018 14:06 SAMT

Alrosa Co Ltd. (MICEX:ALRS) traded on heavy volume of 1.9 times average so far today while the price decreased 6.0 Kopeck (or 0.1%) to trade at RUB81.57.

Morning Alert: Alrosa Co Ltd increases 0.6% on firm volume

19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT

Alrosa Co Ltd. (MICEX:ALRS) traded on heavy volume of 1.3 times average so far today while the price increased 45.0 Kopeck (or 0.6%) to trade at RUB82.08.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Alrosa Co Ltd accelerates rise, now up 6.7% in 3 days

18 January 2018 19:43 SAMT

Alrosa Co Ltd, Russia's 2nd largest mining company by market capitalisation, is up RUB5.10 (or 6.7%) over the past three trading days. After rising 0.4% on Tuesday, and 2.4% on Wednesday, the stock rose 3.8% on Thursday to trade at RUB81.63 vs. the MOEX Russia Index that is up 1.5% in the same period.

Morning Alert: Alrosa Co Ltd increases 2.0% on strong volume

18 January 2018 11:38 SAMT

Alrosa Co Ltd. (MICEX:ALRS) traded on heavy volume of 3.2 times average so far today while the price increased RUB1.55 (or 2.0%) to trade at RUB80.16.

Alrosa Co Ltd. (M:ALRS; MCX:ALRS; MM:ALRS; RM:ALRS)

ISIN: RU0007252813

PermID: 5000037613

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com