Japanese stock alert
CLOSING UPDATE: Takeda Pharmaceutical keeps rising: up 2.7% in 3 days 18 October 2017 16:26 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).
Takeda Pharmaceutical, the largest pharmaceuticals company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, extended its gains on Wednesday, rising an additional JPY43.0 (or 0.7%) to trade at JPY6,304.0. Trading volume was 1.3 times average at the end of the day.
Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:
+ The positive 70.98 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.
+ In the last one month the stock has hit a new 52-week high seven times and in the last three months nineteen times, pointing to a significant uptrend.
+ The price lifted 2.5% in the last week and 3.3% in the last month.
Other Bullish Signals include:
+ Interest cover is less leveraged at 7.2 times.
+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 1.1. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.
The stock has outperformed 61% of the Japan market over the past 6 months.
Net profit margin has averaged 1.1% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.
As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is less than stellar at 6.0%.
The 0.3% discount to 12-month high of JPY6,322.0 against the 50.6% premium to 12-month low of JPY4,185.07 suggests the climb might be peaking.
Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:
Return on Equity 6.0% [7.6%]
Return on Assets 2.7% [4.8%]
Return on Capital Employed 5.6% [8.7%]
Afternoon Alert: Takeda Pharmaceutical keeps rising: up 2.6% in 3 days
18 October 2017 13:09 JST
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd. (TO:4502) extended its gains on Wednesday, rising an additional JPY39.0 (or 0.6%) to trade at JPY6,300.0. Trading volume was 1.5 times average so far today.
Morning Alert: Takeda Pharmaceutical keeps rising: up 2.5% in 3 days
18 October 2017 10:55 JST
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd. (TO:4502) extended its gains on Wednesday, rising an additional JPY35.0 (or 0.6%) to trade at JPY6,296.0. Trading volume was 1.6 times average so far today.
Takeda Pharmaceutical Co Ltd. (TO:4502; TYO:4502; T:4502; JP:4502)