French stock alert
Afternoon Alert: Bastide Le Confort Medical down 8.0% in 2 days 16 January 2018 13:07 CET
NEWS BITES - EUROPE
Bastide Le Confort Medical (FR:BLC) extended its slide on Tuesday, shedding an additional EUR4.10 (or 6.9%) to trade at EUR55.10. Trading volume was 2.4 times average so far today. The shares have fallen EUR4.80 (or 8.0%) over the past two trading days vs. the CAC 40 Index which has risen 0.2% in the same period.
Current indications of bearish signals that support the trend in the unusual trading:
+ The price sank 5.2% in the last week.
Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:
+ Dividend yield of 0.5% [0.8%]
+ Return on Capital Employed 4.5% [7.8%]
+ Return on Assets 2.1% [3.5%]
+ Price/Earnings of 55.1 [38.7]
+ Return on Equity 9.3% [10.4%]
Bastide Le Confort Medical today is at a discount of 10.3% to the 12-month high of EUR61.40 on 05 Jan, 2018. It is at a premium of 114.7% to the 12-month low of EUR25.67 on 18 Apr, 2017.
The positive 2.53 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.
The stock has outperformed 94% of the French market over the past 6 months.
In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high seventeen times, pointing to a significant uptrend.
The present value of EUR1,000 invested one year ago is EUR1,943 [vs EUR1,132 for the CAC 40 Index].
Tobin's Q Ratio is 1.6. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.
Bastide Le Confort Medical (FR:BLC; EPA:BLC; PA:BLC; FP:BLC)