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Morning Alert: Secunet Security Networks continues significant downtrend, decreases 2.0% 18 October 2017 10:36 CEST


Secunet Security Networks AG (ETR:YSN) continued its significant downtrend and decreased EUR1.62 (or 2.0%) to trade at EUR79.60 today.

SECTION 1: The past week

Current indications of bearish signals that support the trend in the unusual trading

1.1 At a glance

Weekly: Secunet Security Networks continues significant downtrend October 17, 2017 20:00 CEST

Secunet Security Networks AG (ETR:YSN) has sunk EUR7.89 (or 8.9%) in the past week to close at EUR81.22, ending a four-week streak of rises. Compared with the DAX Index which rose 45.8 points (or 0.3%) in the week, this represented a relative price change of -9.2%. The volume was 0.6 times average trading per week of 36,230 shares. In the past week the market cap has declined EUR51.3 million.

1.2 5-day Recap

Secunet Security Networks underperformed the DAX index in 4 out of 5 days.

DayHeadlineClose price [EUR]Price change %Relative change %Comment
TuesdaySecunet Security Networks drops to four-month low81.22-4.0-3.9
FridaySecunet Security Networks in 4th consecutive fall, nears four-month low84.5-4.3-4.3Steepest Fall
ThursdaySecunet Security Networks in its biggest weekly loss in 3 weeks88.26-0.05-0.1
WednesdaySecunet Security Networks drops on high volatility88.3-0.9-1.1


DayHeadlineClose price [EUR]Price change %Relative change %Comment
MondayTwo-bagger Secunet Security Networks increases84.60.10.03Top Rise

SECTION 2: Technical indicators


The negative 2.5 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bearish signal (12-day minus 26-day Exponential Moving Averages). Both the 12-day and the 26-day EMA are falling - another bearish signal. In the past week, the stock's MACD has been negative every day, a reinforcing bearish signal.

The price tumbled 9.9% in the last week and plummeted 12.1% in the last month.

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


Return on Capital Employed 25.8% [18.1%]

Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 3.8 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.


Price/Earnings of 55.7 [18.1]

Price/Sales of 4.5 [1.0]

Return on Equity 19.6% [29.2%]

Return on Assets 9.3% [10.4%]


The stock is at a discount of 26.1% to the 12-month high of EUR107.75 on 01 Aug, 2017. It is also at a premium of 144.8% to the 12-month low of EUR32.51 on 02 Nov, 2016.


The stock has outperformed 89% of the Xetra market over the past 6 months.

In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high once.

The present value of EUR1,000 invested one year ago is EUR2,095 [vs EUR1,224 for the DAX Index], for a capital gain of EUR1,095. The total return to shareholders for 1 year is 109.5%.

SECTION 3: Ranking

DescriptionValueRank In Market
MCap $US million607.6In 3rd Quartile
52-week Range (in EUR)32.5-107.8
1-month Range (in EUR)79.0-98.7
Williams %R-96.7Bullish
Bollinger Bands-0.1Bullish

SECTION 4: Earnings

FY2016 Annual Report: Secunet Security Networks maintains double digit EPS Growth

Secunet Security Networks AG (DE:YSN; ETR:YSN; GR:YSN)

ISIN: DE0007276503

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