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CLOSING UPDATE: Kering decreases 0.4%, led General retailers sector lower 18 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).

Kering, France's largest general retailer company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.4% to trade at EUR400.80 vs. the General retailers sector which weakened 53.8 points (or 0.3%) to 16,663.7. Representing a weighting of about 93.0% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. Trading volume was 71% of 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 change of -0.4%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant downtrend:

+ The price decreased 1.4% in the last week.

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

Overvaluation:

+ Price/Sales of 4.1 [1.0]

+ Return on Equity 7.8% [34.6%]

Other Bearish Signals include:

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 2.1. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom quartile of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is less than stellar at 7.8%.

Note

Bullish Signals:

The positive 4.94 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

The 3.0% discount to 12-month high of EUR412.97 against the 85.6% premium to 12-month low of EUR215.95 suggests the stock continues to push for new highs.

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

The present value of EUR1,000 invested one year ago is EUR1,828 [vs EUR1,132 for the CAC 40 Index].

Net profit margin has averaged 7.7% in the last 3 years. This is better than the sector average of 1.4% and suggests a high margin of safety.

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

Undervaluation:

Return on Assets 3.6% [2.3%]

Return on Capital Employed 6.1% [2.3%]

TODAY'S ALERT

Morning Alert: Kering increases 0.5%, leads General retailers sector higher

18 January 2018 11:08 CET

Kering (FR:KER) has increased 0.5% to trade at EUR404.30 vs. the General retailers sector which strengthened 85.8 points (or 0.5%) to 16,803.2. Representing a weighting of about 93.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for 86.2% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 80% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 46% of average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Kering decreases 0.2%

17 January 2018 18:10 CET

Kering, France's largest general retailer company by market capitalisation, traded on volume of 0.8 times average today while the price decreased 90.0c (or 0.2%) to trade at EUR402.40. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which fell 19.8 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.1%.

Afternoon Alert: Kering increases 1.1% - outperforming 83% of stocks

17 January 2018 13:07 CET

Kering (FR:KER) has increased EUR4.40 (or 1.1%) today to trade at EUR407.70 and has outperformed 83% of the market in the past three months. A price rise combined with a high relative strength is a bullish signal.

Kering (FR:KER; EPA:KER; PA:KER; FP:KER)

ISIN: FR0000121485

PermID: 4295867170

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com