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CLOSING UPDATE: Vinci dropped 2.3% on firm volume 21 July 2017 18:05 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).

Vinci, France's largest construction & materials company by market capitalisation, traded on heavy volume of 1.3 times average today while the price dropped EUR1.83 (or 2.3%) to trade at EUR76.12. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which fell 81.6 points (or 1.6%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.8%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant downtrend:

+ The price dropped 2.3% in the last week and sank 4.3% in the last month.

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

Overvaluation:

+ Price/Earnings/Growth of 2.27 [0.7]

+ Price/Sales of 1.2 [0.7]

Note

The stock has outperformed 58% of the French market over the past 6 months.

Bullish Signals:

The positive 0.04 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

The 5.4% discount to 12-month high of EUR80.43 against the 52.5% premium to 12-month low of EUR49.93 suggests the stock continues to push for new highs.

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

Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.7. 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 10.9%.

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

Undervaluation:

Dividend yield of 0.8% [0.6%]

Return on Equity 15.1% [10.9%]

Return on Assets 3.7% [3.0%]

Return on Capital Employed 9.3% [6.8%]

TODAY'S ALERT

Afternoon Alert: Vinci decreases 1.3%, leads Construction & materials sector lower

21 July 2017 14:04 CEST

Vinci SA (FR:DG) has decreased 1.3% to trade at EUR76.92 vs. the Construction & materials sector which weakened 72.0 points (or 1.4%) to 5,093.0. Representing a weighting of about 43.0% of the sector, the stock accounted for 40.9% of today's loss. Trading volume was 1.5 times average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Vinci decreased 0.5%, led Construction & materials sector lower

20 July 2017 18:07 CEST

Vinci, France's largest construction & materials company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.5% to trade at EUR77.95 vs. the Construction & materials sector which weakened 21.0 points (or 0.4%) to 5,165.0. Representing a weighting of about 43.0% of the sector, the stock accounted for 57.5% of today's loss. Trading volume was 90% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which fell 16.9 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.2%.

Afternoon Alert: Vinci up 2.5% in 2 days

20 July 2017 14:03 CEST

Vinci SA (FR:DG) extended its gains on Thursday, rising an additional 71.0c (or 0.9%) to trade at EUR79.09. The shares have risen EUR1.94 (or 2.5%) over the past two trading days vs. the CAC 40 Index which has risen 1.0% in the same period.

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

ISIN: FR0000125486

PermID: 4295867538

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