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CLOSING UPDATE: Dassault Systemes hits 52-week high twelfth time in one month 20 June 2018 18:08 CEST

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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).

Dassault Systemes, France's largest software & computer services company by market capitalisation, hit a 52-week high of EUR127.50 today for the 12th time in the past one month and last traded at EUR125.35. Trading volume was 1.4 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which fell 18.3 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.7%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 3.65 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ The stock has outperformed 94% of the French market over the past 6 months.

+ In the last one month the stock has hit a new 52-week high twelve times, pointing to a significant uptrend.

+ The price lifted 2.3% in the last week and soared 13.0% in the last month.

+ The present value of EUR1,000 invested one year ago is EUR1,515 [vs EUR1,015 for the CAC 40 Index].

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

Undervaluation:

+ Price/Earnings/Growth of 3.05 [6.2]

+ Return on Assets 7.4% [5.3%]

+ Return on Capital Employed 13.7% [11.5%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 3.3 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.

+ Net profit margin has averaged 15.1% in the last 3 years. This is considered superior and suggests a high margin of safety.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 13.0% is better than sector average of 12.4%.

Note

Bearish Signals:

Tobin's Q Ratio is 4.6. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 4% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

Overbought/Bearish:

The 1.7% discount to 12-month high of EUR127.50 against the 63.7% premium to 12-month low of EUR76.57 suggests the climb might be peaking.

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

Overvaluation:

Price/Earnings of 62.7 [30.9]

Price/Sales of 10.1 [1.9]

Dividend yield of 0.5% [1.2%]

TODAY'S ALERT

Afternoon Alert: Dassault Systemes hits 52-week high twelfth time in one month

20 June 2018 14:04 CEST

Dassault Systemes (FR:DSY) hit a 52-week high of EUR127.50 today for the 12th time in the past one month and last traded at EUR127.10. Trading volume was 1.4 times average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Dassault Systemes hits 52-week high eleventh time in one month

19 June 2018 18:12 CEST

Dassault Systemes, France's largest software & computer services company by market capitalisation, hit a 52-week high of EUR126.50 today for the 11th time in the past one month and last traded at EUR124.95. Trading volume was 1.1 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which fell 59.8 points (or 1.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.5%.

Afternoon Alert: Dassault Systemes hits 52-week high eleventh time in one month

19 June 2018 14:06 CEST

Dassault Systemes (FR:DSY) hit a 52-week high of EUR126.50 today for the 11th time in the past one month and last traded at EUR125.0. Trading volume was 1.1 times average so far today.

Dassault Systemes (FR:DSY; EPA:DSY; PA:DSY; FP:DSY)

ISIN: FR0000130650

PermID: 4295867357

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com