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CLOSING UPDATE: Dassault Systemes hits 52-week high fourth time in one month 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).

Dassault Systemes, France's largest software & computer services company by market capitalisation, hit a 52-week high of EUR93.26 today for the fourth time in the past one month and last traded at EUR93.06. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which rose 0.8 points (or 0.02%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.9%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 0.84 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ In the last one month the stock has hit a new 52-week high four times and in the last three months eight times, pointing to a significant uptrend.

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

Undervaluation:

+ Return on Assets 6.5% [5.1%]

+ Return on Capital Employed 12.1% [10.0%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Net profit margin has averaged 13.9% in the last 3 years. This is better than the sector average of 6.2% and suggests a high margin of safety.

Note

The stock has outperformed 78% of the French market over the past 6 months.

Bearish Signals:

Tobin's Q Ratio is 3.5. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 8% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 11.8% is lower than sector average of 12.4%.

Overbought/Bearish:

The 0.2% discount to 12-month high of EUR93.26 against the 32.3% premium to 12-month low of EUR70.34 suggests the climb might be peaking.

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

Overvaluation:

Price/Sales of 8 [1.9]

Dividend yield of 0.6% [0.9%]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Dassault Systemes increases 0.7%, leads Software & computer services sector higher

18 January 2018 13:07 CET

Dassault Systemes (FR:DSY) has increased 0.7% to trade at EUR92.88 vs. the Software & computer services sector which strengthened 62.3 points (or 0.3%) to 17,993.4. Representing a weighting of about 26.7% of the sector, the stock accounted for 53.0% of today's gain.

Morning Alert: Dassault Systemes hits 52-week high fourth time in one month

18 January 2018 11:08 CET

Dassault Systemes (FR:DSY) hit a 52-week high of EUR93.20 today for the fourth time in the past one month and last traded at EUR93.18. Trading volume was 1.1 times average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Dassault Systemes hits 52-week high third time in one month

16 January 2018 18:08 CET

Dassault Systemes, France's largest software & computer services company by market capitalisation, hit a 52-week high of EUR93.20 today for the third time in the past one month and last traded at EUR92.80. Trading volume was 81% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the CAC 40 Index which rose 4.1 points (or 0.07%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.3%.

Morning Alert: Dassault Systemes decreases 0.9%, leads Software & computer services sector lower

16 January 2018 11:09 CET

Dassault Systemes (FR:DSY) has decreased 0.9% to trade at EUR92.16 vs. the Software & computer services sector which weakened 20.7 points (or 0.1%) to 17,921.9. Representing a weighting of about 26.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. Trading volume was 79% of average so far today.

Dassault Systemes (FR:DSY; EPA:DSY; PA:DSY; FP:DSY)

ISIN: FR0000130650

PermID: 4295867357

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