French stock alert
Afternoon Alert: AXA lifts 2.3% on firm volume 25 July 2017 14:03 CEST
NEWS BITES - EUROPE
AXA (FR:CS) traded on heavy volume of 1.1 times average so far today while the price lifted 57.0c (or 2.3%) to trade at EUR25.21.
Current indications of bullish signals that support the trend in the unusual trading:
+ The positive 0.21 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.
+ The 2.3% discount to 12-month high of EUR25.80 against the 48.8% premium to 12-month low of EUR16.94 suggests the stock continues to push for new highs.
+ In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high once.
Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:
+ Price/Earnings/Growth of 0.53 [5.2]
+ Price/Earnings of 8.4 [10.9]
Other Bullish Signals include:
+ Net profit margin has averaged 6.2% in the last 3 years. This is better than the sector average of 4.9% and suggests a high margin of safety.
+ The Brand Value represents an impressive 16.4% of the estimated Enterprise Value of EUR78.8 billion (US$91.7 billion).
+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 8.9% is better than sector average of 8.4%.
The stock has underperformed 55% of the French market over the past 6 months.
AXA (FR:CS; EPA:CS; PA:CS; FP:CS)