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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.

Note

The stock has outperformed 61% of the Japan market over the past 6 months.

Bearish Signals:

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%.

Overbought/Bearish:

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:

Overvaluation:

Return on Equity 6.0% [7.6%]

Return on Assets 2.7% [4.8%]

Return on Capital Employed 5.6% [8.7%]

TODAY'S ALERTS

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)

ISIN: JP3463000004

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com