German stock alert


Afternoon Alert: Siemens increases 0.7%, leads Industrial sector higher 26 July 2017 13:15 CEST


Siemens AG (ETR:SIE) has increased 0.7% to trade at EUR118.05 vs. the Industrial sector which strengthened 53.0 points (or 0.3%) to 16,013.1. Representing a weighting of about 13.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 28.0% of today's gain.

Current indications of bullish signals that support the trend in the unusual trading:

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

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


+ Price/Earnings of 17.8 [26.7]

+ Return on Capital Employed 10.1% [8.7%]

+ Return on Assets 4.3% [3.7%]

+ Return on Equity 16.2% [14.2%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ The company is cash rich with Cash to Market Capitalisation at 13.0%.


Siemens today is at a discount of 11.6% to the 12-month high of EUR133.50 on 04 May, 2017. It is at a premium of 23.5% to the 12-month low of EUR95.57 on 03 Aug, 2016.

Bearish Signals:

The negative 2.04 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bearish signal.

The price tumbled 6.2% in the last month.

Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.8. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom quartile of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

Earnings per share growth rate has shown signs of deterioration in recent years.


ISIN: DE0007236101

PermID: 4295869238