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CLOSING UPDATE: Publicis Groupe keeps rising: up 3.3% in 3 days 18 October 2017 18:11 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).

Publicis Groupe, France's 2nd largest media company by market capitalisation, extended its gains on Wednesday, rising an additional 49.0c (or 0.8%) to trade at EUR62.19. Trading volume was 1.3 times average at the end of the day. The shares have risen EUR2.0 (or 3.3%) over the past three trading days vs. the CAC 40 Index which has risen 0.6% in the same period.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 0.76 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ The price lifted 3.3% in the last week and jumped 9.1% in the last month.

Other Bullish Signals include:

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

Note

Publicis Groupe today is at a discount of 9.9% to the 12-month high of EUR69.0 on 30 May, 2017. It is at a premium of 12.4% to the 12-month low of EUR55.33 on 08 Sep, 2017.

Bearish Signals:

The stock has underperformed 79% of the French market over the past 6 months.

In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week low six times, pointing to a downtrend.

Net profit margin has averaged 4.7% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.

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

Overvaluation:

Price/Earnings of 34.6 [27.6]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Publicis Groupe in 3rd consecutive rise, nears three-month high

18 October 2017 14:10 CEST

Publicis Groupe SA (FR:PUB) extended its gains Wednesday, rising an additional 76.0c (or 1.2%) to trade at EUR62.46. The stock increased 1.33% on Monday and 1.16% on Tuesday bringing its 3-day rise to 3.8%. It is now approaching its 60-day high of EUR62.53.

Afternoon Alert: Publicis Groupe in 3rd consecutive rise, nears three-month high

18 October 2017 12:06 CEST

Publicis Groupe SA (FR:PUB) extended its gains Wednesday, rising an additional 54.0c (or 0.9%) to trade at EUR62.24. The stock increased 1.33% on Monday and 1.16% on Tuesday bringing its 3-day rise to 3.4%. It is now approaching its 60-day high of EUR62.34.

Publicis Groupe SA (FR:PUB; EPA:PUB; PA:PUB; FP:PUB)

ISIN: FR0000130577

PermID: 4295866610

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com