French stock alert


Afternoon Alert: Electricite de France lifts 3.6% on high volume 16 January 2018 13:07 CET


Electricite De France (FR:EDF) traded on heavy volume of 2.0 times average so far today while the price lifted 37.0c (or 3.6%) to trade at EUR10.77.

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

+ The stock has outperformed 85% of the French market over the past 6 months.

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

+ The price increased 1.2% in the last week and 0.7% in the last month.

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.1. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

+ Net Profit margin, EBIT margin and EBITDA margin are positive and have seen consecutive rises in recent years.


Electricite de France today is at a discount of 12.5% to the 12-month high of EUR12.30 on 09 Nov, 2017. It is at a premium of 55.3% to the 12-month low of EUR6.94 on 21 Apr, 2017.

Bearish Signals:

The negative 0.07 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bearish signal.

Net profit margin has averaged 3.6% 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 7.6%.

Electricite De France (FR:EDF; EPA:EDF; PA:EDF; FP:EDF)

ISIN: FR0010242511

PermID: 5000041150