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CLOSING UPDATE: Total increased further 0.1%, led Oil & gas sector higher 26 July 2017 18:07 CEST

NEWS BITES - EUROPE

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

Total, France's largest oil & gas company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.6% to trade at EUR43.22 vs. the Oil & gas sector which strengthened 24.8 points (or 0.6%) to 4,463.5. Representing a weighting of about 98.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which rose 24.3 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.1%.

Bullish Signals:

+ The company is cash rich with Cash to Market Capitalisation at 13.3%.

+ Interest cover is less leveraged at 7.5 times.

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

+ The Brand Value represents 7.8% of the estimated Enterprise Value of EUR146 billion (US$169.8 billion).

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is less than stellar at 6.3%.

Note

Total today is at a discount of 12.3% to the 12-month high of EUR49.28 on 03 Jan, 2017. It is at a premium of 8.5% to the 12-month low of EUR39.84 on 27 Sep, 2016.

Bearish Signals:

The negative 0.48 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bearish signal.

The price decreased 0.4% in the last week.

Net profit margin has averaged 2.9% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.

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

Overvaluation:

Year-on-Year Earnings Growth of 16.2% [21.8%]

TODAY'S ALERT

Afternoon Alert: Total increases 0.5%, leads Oil & gas sector higher

26 July 2017 14:04 CEST

Total (FR:FP) has increased 0.5% to trade at EUR43.20 vs. the Oil & gas sector which strengthened 23.6 points (or 0.5%) to 4,462.4. Representing a weighting of about 98.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for 99.1% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.1 times average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Total decreased gains by 0.6%, led Oil & gas sector higher

25 July 2017 18:13 CEST

Total, France's largest oil & gas company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.7% to trade at EUR42.97 vs. the Oil & gas sector which strengthened 31.5 points (or 0.7%) to 4,438.8. Representing a weighting of about 98.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which rose 33.4 points (or 0.7%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.1%.

Afternoon Alert: Total increases 1.3%, leads Oil & gas sector higher

25 July 2017 14:03 CEST

Total (FR:FP) has increased 1.3% to trade at EUR43.23 vs. the Oil & gas sector which strengthened 58.0 points (or 1.3%) to 4,465.3. Representing a weighting of about 98.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for 99.3% of today's gain.

Total (FR:FP; EPA:FP; PA:FP; FP:FP)

ISIN: FR0000120271

PermID: 4297471340

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