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CLOSING UPDATE: Kering increases 1.2%, led General retailers sector higher 21 September 2018 18:11 CEST

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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).

Kering, France's largest general retailer company by market capitalisation, has increased 1.2% to trade at EUR454.70 vs. the General retailers sector which strengthened 227.1 points (or 1.2%) to 18,483.8. Representing a weighting of about 95.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for 92.2% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 87% of the market in the past six months. Trading volume was 15.5 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which rose 42.6 points (or 0.8%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.4%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The present value of EUR1,000 invested one year ago is EUR1,409 [vs EUR1,043 for the CAC 40 Index].

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

Undervaluation:

+ Price/Earnings of 28.4 [34.5]

+ Return on Equity 16.5% [11.7%]

+ Return on Assets 7.3% [2.4%]

+ Return on Capital Employed 12.4% [6.1%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Net profit margin has averaged 8.4% in the last 3 years. This is better than the sector average of 3.3% and suggests a high margin of safety.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 16.5% is better than sector average of 11.7%.

Note

Bearish Signals:

The negative 4.91 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bearish signal.

The price decreased 1.5% in the last month.

Tobin's Q Ratio is 2.2. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom quartile of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

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

Overvaluation:

Price/Sales of 3.7 [1.0]

TODAY'S ALERT

Afternoon Alert: Kering lifts 2.1% on firm volume

21 September 2018 12:05 CEST

Kering (FR:KER) traded on heavy volume of 1.3 times average so far today while the price lifted EUR9.60 (or 2.1%) to trade at EUR458.90.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Kering increases further 0.1%, led General retailers sector higher

20 September 2018 18:10 CEST

Kering, France's largest general retailer company by market capitalisation, has increased 1.4% to trade at EUR449.30 vs. the General retailers sector which strengthened 239.8 points (or 1.3%) to 18,256.8. Representing a weighting of about 95.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 89% of the market in the past six months. Trading volume was 1.4 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which rose 57.9 points (or 1.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.4%.

Afternoon Alert: Kering increases 1.3%, leads General retailers sector higher

20 September 2018 12:08 CEST

Kering (FR:KER) has increased 1.3% to trade at EUR448.90 vs. the General retailers sector which strengthened 221.4 points (or 1.2%) to 18,238.4. Representing a weighting of about 95.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 89% of the market in the past six months. Trading volume was 80% of average so far today.

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

ISIN: FR0000121485

PermID: 4295867170

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com