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CLOSING UPDATE: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone decreases gains by 0.04%, led market higher 19 January 2018 16:29 JST

NEWS BITES - JAPAN

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

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, the largest information & communication company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has increased 1.4% to trade at JPY5,218.0 vs. the Nikkei 225 Index which strengthened 73.5 points (or 0.3%) to 23,836.8. Representing a weighting of about 2.7% of the index, the stock accounted for 11.7% of today's gain. Trading volume was 89% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 73.5 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.0%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high twelve times, pointing to a significant uptrend.

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

Undervaluation:

+ Price/Sales of 1 [1.5]

+ Price to Book of 1.8 [4.4]

+ Dividend yield of 2.6% [1.6%]

+ Return on Equity 14.6% [11.0%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Interest cover is less leveraged at 41.5 times.

+ Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 3.2 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.5. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 14.6% is better than sector average of 11.0%.

Note

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone today is at a discount of 11.6% to the 12-month high of JPY5,905.0 on 30 Nov, 2017. It is at a premium of 14.4% to the 12-month low of JPY4,562.52 on 17 Feb, 2017.

Bearish Signals:

The negative 96.91 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bearish signal.

The price decreased 0.2% in the last week.

Net profit margin has averaged 7.5% in the last 3 years. This is lower than the sector average of 8.1% and suggests a low margin of safety.

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone increases 1.4%, leads market higher

19 January 2018 13:03 JST

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (TO:9432) has increased 1.4% to trade at JPY5,220.0 vs. the Nikkei 225 Index which strengthened 73.5 points (or 0.3%) to 23,836.8. Representing a weighting of about 2.7% of the index, the stock accounted for 12.0% of today's gain. Trading volume was 73% of average so far today.

Morning Alert: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone increases 1.1%, leads Information & communication sector higher

19 January 2018 11:03 JST

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (TO:9432) has increased 1.1% to trade at JPY5,205.0 vs. the Information & communication sector which strengthened 46.9 points (or 0.2%) to 20,277.4. Representing a weighting of about 15.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 76.5% of today's gain. Trading volume was 73% of average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone decreases 1.4% - underperforming 87% of stocks

18 January 2018 16:29 JST

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, the largest information & communication company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has decreased JPY74.0 (or 1.4%) today to trade at JPY5,148.0 and has underperformed 87% of the market in the past week. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 105.0 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.0%.

Afternoon Alert: Nippon Telegraph and Telephone decreases 0.7%, leads Information & communication sector lower

18 January 2018 13:03 JST

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (TO:9432) has decreased 0.7% to trade at JPY5,188.0 vs. the Information & communication sector which weakened 65.7 points (or 0.3%) to 20,349.4. Representing a weighting of about 15.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for 32.1% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 86% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 74% of average so far today.

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone Corp. (TO:9432; TYO:9432; T:9432; JP:9432)

ISIN: JP3735400008

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