French stock alert


Afternoon Alert: LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton increases 1.1%, leads market higher 19 January 2018 13:07 CET


LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (FR:MC) has increased 1.1% to trade at EUR241.35 vs. the CAC 40 Index which strengthened 27.6 points (or 0.5%) to 5,522.4. Representing a weighting of about 8.0% of the index, the stock accounted for 17.5% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.7 times average so far today.

Current indications of bullish signals that support the trend in the unusual trading:

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

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


+ Return on Assets 7.3% [5.5%]

+ Price/Earnings of 30.0 [35.5]

+ Dividend yield of 1.7% [1.5%]

+ Return on Equity 15.1% [13.6%]

+ Return on Capital Employed 13.8% [12.6%]


LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton today is at a discount of 6.8% to the 12-month high of EUR258.86 on 07 Nov, 2017. It is at a premium of 35.2% to the 12-month low of EUR178.50 on 08 Feb, 2017.

Bearish Signals:

The negative 1.61 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bearish signal.

The price decreased 0.3% in the last week and sank 4.5% in the last month.

Tobin's Q Ratio is 2.1. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom quartile of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (FR:MC; EPA:MC; PA:MC; FP:MC)

ISIN: FR0000121014

PermID: 4295866862