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CLOSING UPDATE: Aristocrat Leisure increases further 0.3% - outperforming 82% of stocks October 20, 2017 16:00:00 AEST

NEWS BITES - AUSTRALIA

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

Aristocrat Leisure, Australia's largest consumer services company by market capitalisation, has increased 37.0c (or 1.6%) today to trade at $A22.90 and has outperformed 82% of the market in the past one year. The present value of AUD1,000 invested one year ago is $A1,497 [vs $A1,080 for the All Ordinaries Index], including a capital gain of $A472 and dividend reinvested of $A25. Compared with the All Ordinaries Index which rose 8.8 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.5%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 0.49 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ The 4.5% discount to 12-month high of $A23.98 against the 74.6% premium to 12-month low of $A13.11 suggests the stock continues to push for new highs.

+ The price increased 1.4% in the last week and soared 11.1% in the last month.

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

Undervaluation:

+ Return on Equity 32.6% [13.7%]

+ Return on Assets 11.7% [6.9%]

+ Return on Capital Employed 24.9% [13.7%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Interest cover is less leveraged at 6.1 times.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is high at 32.6%. Also, this has improved from 17.1% last year.

Note

Bearish Signals:

Tobin's Q Ratio is 4.9. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom quartile of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

Net profit margin has averaged 8.1% in the last 3 years. This is lower than the sector average of 14.3% and suggests a low margin of safety.

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

Overvaluation:

Price/Earnings of 41.6 [21.4]

Price/Earnings/Growth of 1.0 [0.2]

Price/Sales of 6.8 [2.4]

Dividend yield of 1.3% [4.1%]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Aristocrat Leisure increases 1.4% - outperforming 82% of stocks

October 20, 2017 13:00:00 AEST

Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX:ALL) has increased 30.50c (or 1.4%) today to trade at $A22.84 and has outperformed 82% of the market in the past one year. The present value of AUD1,000 invested one year ago is $A1,493 [vs $A1,082 for the All Ordinaries Index], including a capital gain of $A468 and dividend reinvested of $A25.

Morning Alert: Aristocrat Leisure increases 0.5% - outperforming 81% of stocks

October 20, 2017 11:00:00 AEST

Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX:ALL) has increased 11.0c (or 0.5%) today to trade at $A22.64 and has outperformed 81% of the market in the past one year. The present value of AUD1,000 invested one year ago is $A1,480 [vs $A1,076 for the All Ordinaries Index], including a capital gain of $A456 and dividend reinvested of $A24.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Aristocrat Leisure increases further 0.2% - outperforming 83% of stocks

October 17, 2017 16:00:00 AEST

Aristocrat Leisure, Australia's largest consumer services company by market capitalisation, has increased 16.0c (or 0.7%) today to trade at $A22.79 and has outperformed 83% of the market in the past one year. The present value of AUD1,000 invested one year ago is $A1,486 [vs $A1,089 for the All Ordinaries Index], including a capital gain of $A462 and dividend reinvested of $A25. Compared with the All Ordinaries Index which rose 40.9 points (or 0.7%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.02%.

Afternoon Alert: Aristocrat Leisure increases 0.5% - outperforming 82% of stocks

October 17, 2017 13:00:00 AEST

Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX:ALL) has increased 11.0c (or 0.5%) today to trade at $A22.74 and has outperformed 82% of the market in the past one year. The present value of AUD1,000 invested one year ago is $A1,483 [vs $A1,087 for the All Ordinaries Index], including a capital gain of $A458 and dividend reinvested of $A24.

Aristocrat Leisure Limited (AU:ALL; ASX:ALL; AX:ALL)

ISIN: AU000000ALL7

PermID: 4295857388

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