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CLOSING UPDATE: Airbus Group lifts 2.6%, led market higher 19 January 2018 18:08 CET

NEWS BITES - EUROPE

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).

Airbus Group, France's largest aerospace & defense company by market capitalisation, has lifted 2.6% to trade at EUR92.79 vs. the CAC 40 Index which strengthened 31.7 points (or 0.6%) to 5,526.5. Representing a weighting of about 4.7% of the index, the stock accounted for 21.5% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 85% of the market in the past six months. Trading volume was 1.3 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which rose 31.7 points (or 0.6%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 2.1%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 1.51 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ In the last one month the stock has hit a new 52-week high four times and in the last three months ten times, pointing to a significant uptrend.

+ The price lifted 2.6% in the last week and jumped 8.3% in the last month.

+ The present value of EUR1,000 invested one year ago is EUR1,417 [vs EUR1,142 for the CAC 40 Index].

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

Undervaluation:

+ Price/Sales of 1.1 [1.4]

+ Return on Equity 27.2% [14.7%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.6. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is high at 27.2%.

Note

Bearish Signals:

Net profit margin has averaged 3.2% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.

Overbought/Bearish:

The 0.1% discount to 12-month high of EUR92.88 against the 48.6% premium to 12-month low of EUR62.46 suggests the climb might be peaking.

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

Overvaluation:

Return on Assets 0.9% [2.4%]

Return on Capital Employed 2.3% [6.4%]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Airbus Group up 2.5% in 2 days

19 January 2018 13:07 CET

Airbus Group (FR:AIR) extended its gains on Friday, rising an additional EUR1.60 (or 1.8%) to trade at EUR92.0. Trading volume was 1.1 times average so far today. The shares have risen EUR2.26 (or 2.5%) over the past two trading days vs. the CAC 40 Index which has risen 0.5% in the same period.

Morning Alert: Airbus Group up 2.4% in 2 days

19 January 2018 11:09 CET

Airbus Group (FR:AIR) extended its gains on Friday, rising an additional EUR1.50 (or 1.7%) to trade at EUR91.90. Trading volume was 89% of average so far today. The shares have risen EUR2.16 (or 2.4%) over the past two trading days vs. the CAC 40 Index which has risen 0.5% in the same period.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Airbus Group increases 0.7%, led Aerospace & defense sector higher

18 January 2018 18:08 CET

Airbus Group, France's largest aerospace & defense company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.7% to trade at EUR90.40 vs. the Aerospace & defense sector which strengthened 176.7 points (or 0.9%) to 20,699.9. Representing a weighting of about 46.3% of the sector, the stock accounted for 39.6% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 83% of the market in the past six months. Trading volume was 1.4 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which rose 0.8 points (or 0.02%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.7%.

Afternoon Alert: Airbus Group lifts 2.4%, leads market higher

18 January 2018 13:07 CET

Airbus Group (FR:AIR) has lifted 2.4% to trade at EUR91.89 vs. the CAC 40 Index which strengthened 7.4 points (or 0.1%) to 5,501.4. Representing a weighting of about 4.7% of the index, the stock accounted for 86.5% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 86% of the market in the past six months. Trading volume was 1.9 times average so far today.

Airbus Group (FR:AIR; EPA:AIR; PA:AIR; FP:AIR)

ISIN: NL0000235190

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com