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CLOSING UPDATE: Aurizon Holdings hits 52-week low second time in six months January 16, 2018 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).

Aurizon Holdings, Australia's 3rd largest transportation company by market capitalisation, hit a 52-week low of $A4.63 earlier today for the second time in the past six months, but later rebounded higher to $A4.66. Trading volume was 68% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the All Ordinaries Index which fell 21.8 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.3%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant downtrend:

+ The negative 0.12 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bearish signal.

+ The stock has underperformed 83% of the Australian market over the past 6 months.

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

+ The price dropped 3.7% in the last week and tumbled 8.4% in the last month.

Note

Bullish Signals:

Tobin's Q Ratio is 1.6. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

Net profit margin has averaged 18.4% 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 of 12.4% is better than sector average of 8.4%.

Oversold/Bullish:

The 0.7% premium to 12-month low of $A4.63 against the 17.4% discount to high of $A5.64 suggests the decline might be bottoming.

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

Undervaluation:

Return on Equity 12.4% [8.4%]

Return on Assets 3.9% [2.3%]

Return on Capital Employed 8.6% [5.7%]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Aurizon Holdings hits 52-week low second time in six months

January 16, 2018 13:00:00 AEST

Aurizon Holdings Limited (ASX:AZJ) hit a 52-week low of $A4.63 earlier today for the second time in the past six months, but later rebounded higher to $A4.66.

Morning Alert: Aurizon Holdings hits 52-week low second time in six months

January 16, 2018 11:00:00 AEST

Aurizon Holdings Limited (ASX:AZJ) hit a 52-week low of $A4.65 earlier today for the second time in the past six months, but later rebounded higher to $A4.66.

Aurizon Holdings Limited (AU:AZJ; ASX:AZJ; AX:AZJ)

ISIN: AU000000AZJ1

PermID: 4296075611

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com