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CLOSING UPDATE: SoftBank Group increased further 0.2% - outperforming 86% of stocks 25 July 2017 16:31 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).

SoftBank Group, the 2nd largest information & communication company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has increased JPY72.0 (or 0.8%) today to trade at JPY9,328.0 and has outperformed 86% of the market in the past one year. The present value of JPY1,000 invested one year ago is JPY1,805 [vs JPY1,201 for the Nikkei 225 Index], including a capital gain of JPY794 and dividend reinvested of JPY10. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 20.5 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.9%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 70.14 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

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

+ The price lifted 2.0% in the last week and increased 0.8% in the last month.

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

Undervaluation:

+ Price/Earnings of 7.2 [15.3]

+ Price/Earnings/Growth of 0.17 [0.4]

+ Price/Sales of 1.1 [1.4]

+ Return on Equity 21.7% [12.6%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ The company is cash rich with Cash to Market Capitalisation at 21.3%.

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.4. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

+ Net profit margin has averaged 8.2% in the last 3 years. This is better than the sector average of 7.8% and suggests a high margin of safety.

+ The Brand Value represents an impressive 13.5% of the estimated Enterprise Value of JPY8,272.8 billion (US$73.1 billion).

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is high at 21.7%. Also, this has improved from 16.6% last year.

Note

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

Overvaluation:

Dividend yield of 0.5% [2.3%]

Return on Assets 3.7% [5.5%]

Return on Capital Employed 6.1% [9.6%]

TODAY'S ALERT

Afternoon Alert: SoftBank Group increases 0.6% - outperforming 86% of stocks

25 July 2017 13:12 JST

SoftBank Group Corp. (TO:9984) has increased JPY54.0 (or 0.6%) today to trade at JPY9,310.0 and has outperformed 86% of the market in the past one year. The present value of JPY1,000 invested one year ago is JPY1,801 [vs JPY1,200 for the Nikkei 225 Index], including a capital gain of JPY791 and dividend reinvested of JPY10.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: SoftBank Group increased 0.3%

24 July 2017 16:28 JST

SoftBank Group, the 3rd largest information & communication company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, traded on volume of 0.6 times average today while the price increased JPY32.0 (or 0.3%) to trade at JPY9,256.0. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 172.5 points (or 0.9%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.2%.

Afternoon Alert: SoftBank Group increases 0.6% - outperforming 84% of stocks

24 July 2017 13:13 JST

SoftBank Group Corp. (TO:9984) has increased JPY55.0 (or 0.6%) today to trade at JPY9,279.0 and has outperformed 84% of the market in the past one year. The present value of JPY1,000 invested one year ago is JPY1,737 [vs JPY1,198 for the Nikkei 225 Index], including a capital gain of JPY727 and dividend reinvested of JPY10.

SoftBank Group Corp. (TO:9984; TYO:9984; T:9984; JP:9984)

ISIN: JP3436100006

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com