French stock alert


CLOSING UPDATE: Getlink keeps rising: up 5.0% in 5 days 15 June 2018 18:12 CEST


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).

Getlink, France's 3rd largest industrial transportation company by market capitalisation, extended its gains on Friday, rising an additional 10.0c (or 0.8%) to trade at EUR12.29. Trading volume was 1.5 times average at the end of the day.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 0.17 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ The stock has outperformed 80% of the French market over the past 6 months.

+ The price climbed 5.0% in the last week and jumped 6.6% in the last month.

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


+ Dividend yield of 2.4% [1.7%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.9. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

+ Net profit margin has averaged 10.9% in the last 3 years. This is better than the sector average of 5.2% and suggests a high margin of safety.


Bearish Signals:

As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is less than stellar at 5.4%. Also, this has deteriorated from 7.5% last year.


The 1.5% discount to 12-month high of EUR12.48 against the 37.8% premium to 12-month low of EUR8.92 suggests the climb might be peaking.

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


Price/Sales of 6.5 [1.3]

Return on Equity 5.4% [8.7%]

Return on Assets 1.4% [1.9%]

Return on Capital Employed 0.7% [3.9%]


Afternoon Alert: Getlink in 5th consecutive rise, nears a 49-month high

15 June 2018 12:06 CEST

Getlink (FR:GET) extended its gains Friday, rising an additional 23.0c (or 1.9%) to trade at EUR12.42. The stock increased 1.17% on Wednesday and 0.91% on Thursday bringing its 5-day rise to 6.1%. It is now approaching its thirty-five-month high of EUR12.43.


ISIN: FR0010533075

PermID: 4295868297