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CLOSING UPDATE: Total increases losses by 0.4%, led Oil & gas sector lower 18 June 2018 18:12 CEST

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).

Total, France's largest oil & gas company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.2% to trade at EUR52.23 vs. the Oil & gas sector which weakened 13.8 points (or 0.2%) to 5,717.7. Representing a weighting of about 98.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 94.1% of today's loss. Trading volume was 1.3 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which fell 51.5 points (or 0.9%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.7%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant downtrend:

+ The price decreased 1.0% in the last week and 1.3% in the last month.

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

Overvaluation:

+ Price/Earnings/Growth of 0.64 [0.5]

+ Dividend yield of 4.8% [5.6%]

Other Bearish Signals include:

+ Net profit margin has averaged 4.2% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.

Note

Bullish Signals:

The positive 0.32 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

The 3.8% discount to 12-month high of EUR54.31 against the 28.5% premium to 12-month low of EUR40.66 suggests the stock continues to push for new highs.

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

Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.7. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

The Brand Value represents 6.2% of the estimated Enterprise Value of EUR186.4 billion (US$216 billion).

As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 9.1% is better than sector average of 7.0%.

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

Undervaluation:

Price/Earnings of 15.1 [18.7]

Return on Equity 9.1% [7.0%]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Total decreases 0.6%, leads Oil & gas sector lower

18 June 2018 14:04 CEST

Total (FR:FP) has decreased 0.6% to trade at EUR52.04 vs. the Oil & gas sector which weakened 34.6 points (or 0.6%) to 5,696.9. Representing a weighting of about 98.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 97.2% of today's loss. Trading volume was 1.3 times average so far today.

Afternoon Alert: Total decreases 0.7%, leads Oil & gas sector lower

18 June 2018 12:06 CEST

Total (FR:FP) has decreased 0.7% to trade at EUR51.99 vs. the Oil & gas sector which weakened 39.4 points (or 0.7%) to 5,692.1. Representing a weighting of about 98.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 98.1% of today's loss. Trading volume was 1.6 times average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Total decreases 1.0%, led market lower

15 June 2018 18:12 CEST

Total, France's largest oil & gas company by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.0% to trade at EUR52.35 vs. the CAC 40 Index which weakened 26.6 points (or 0.5%) to 5,501.9. Representing a weighting of about 9.0% of the index, the stock accounted for 18.2% of today's loss. Trading volume was 4.3 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which fell 26.6 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.5%.

Afternoon Alert: Total decreases 0.5%, leads Oil & gas sector lower

15 June 2018 14:04 CEST

Total (FR:FP) has decreased 0.5% to trade at EUR52.61 vs. the Oil & gas sector which weakened 27.6 points (or 0.5%) to 5,759.5. Representing a weighting of about 98.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 97.0% of today's loss. Trading volume was 2.1 times average so far today.

Total (FR:FP; EPA:FP; PA:FP; FP:FP)

ISIN: FR0000120271

PermID: 4297471340

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com