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CLOSING UPDATE: Bollore increases 0.6% - outperforming 81% of stocks 19 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).

Bollore, France's 2nd largest industrial transportation company by market capitalisation, has increased 3.0c (or 0.6%) today to trade at EUR4.65 and has outperformed 81% of the market in the past three months. A price rise combined with a high relative strength is a bullish signal. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which rose 31.7 points (or 0.6%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.1%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 0.05 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ The 3.1% discount to 12-month high of EUR4.80 against the 40.5% premium to 12-month low of EUR3.31 suggests the stock continues to push for new highs.

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

+ The price increased 1.3% in the last week and lifted 2.6% in the last month.

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

Undervaluation:

+ Price/Earnings/Growth of 2.83 [5.0]

+ Price/Sales of 1.2 [1.7]

+ Price to Book of 3 [3.8]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.6. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

+ Net profit margin has averaged 5.4% in the last 3 years. This is better than the sector average of 4.7% and suggests a high margin of safety.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 8.2% is better than sector average of 7.6%.

Note

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

Overvaluation:

Dividend yield of 1.3% [1.6%]

TODAY'S ALERT

Morning Alert: Bollore increases 0.6% - outperforming 83% of stocks

19 January 2018 11:09 CET

Bollore (FR:BOL) has increased 3.0c (or 0.6%) today to trade at EUR4.65 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.

Bollore (FR:BOL; EPA:BOL; PA:BOL; FP:BOL)

ISIN: FR0000039299

PermID: 4295868250

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com