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CLOSING UPDATE: Vinci increases further 0.02%, led Construction & materials sector higher 19 January 2018 18:08 CET

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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).

Vinci, France's largest construction & materials company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.4% to trade at EUR87.76 vs. the Construction & materials sector which strengthened 20.8 points (or 0.4%) to 5,679.5. Representing a weighting of about 44.0% of the sector, the stock accounted for 49.0% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 81% of the market in the past week. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which rose 31.7 points (or 0.6%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.2%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 0.3 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

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

+ The present value of EUR1,000 invested one year ago is EUR1,421 [vs EUR1,142 for the CAC 40 Index].

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

Undervaluation:

+ Return on Equity 15.1% [11.2%]

+ Return on Assets 3.7% [3.1%]

+ Return on Capital Employed 9.3% [6.8%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.8. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

+ Net profit margin has averaged 6.1% in the last 3 years. This is better than the sector average of 3.6% and suggests a high margin of safety.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 15.1% is better than sector average of 11.2%.

Note

Overbought/Bearish:

The 1.2% discount to 12-month high of EUR88.80 against the 39.3% premium to 12-month low of EUR63.02 suggests the climb might be peaking.

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

Overvaluation:

Price/Earnings/Growth of 2.61 [0.6]

Price/Sales of 1.4 [0.8]

TODAY'S ALERT

Afternoon Alert: Vinci increases 0.4%, leads Construction & materials sector higher

19 January 2018 13:07 CET

Vinci SA (FR:DG) has increased 0.4% to trade at EUR87.74 vs. the Construction & materials sector which strengthened 20.4 points (or 0.4%) to 5,679.2. Representing a weighting of about 44.0% of the sector, the stock accounted for 47.5% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 81% of the market in the past week.

RECENT ALERTS

Morning Alert: Vinci decreases 0.3%, leads Construction & materials sector lower

18 January 2018 11:08 CET

Vinci SA (FR:DG) has decreased 0.3% to trade at EUR87.16 vs. the Construction & materials sector which weakened 10.2 points (or 0.2%) to 5,650.2. Representing a weighting of about 43.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 72.5% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 82% of the market in the past month. Trading volume was 63% of average so far today.

CLOSING UPDATE: Vinci increases a further 1.1%, led market higher

16 January 2018 18:08 CET

Vinci, France's largest construction & materials company by market capitalisation, has lifted 3.5% to trade at EUR87.54 vs. the CAC 40 Index which strengthened 4.1 points (or 0.07%) to 5,513.8. Representing a weighting of about 3.4% of the index, the stock accounted for the gain. Trading volume was 1.4 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which rose 4.1 points (or 0.07%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 3.4%.

Vinci SA (FR:DG; EPA:DG; PA:DG; FP:DG)

ISIN: FR0000125486

PermID: 4295867538

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com