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Morning Alert: Infineon Technologies up 3.3% in 2 days 18 October 2017 10:36 CEST

NEWS BITES - EUROPE

Infineon Technologies AG (ETR:IFX) extended its gains on Wednesday, rising an additional 7.0c (or 0.3%) to trade at EUR22.44. The shares have risen 71.50c (or 3.3%) over the past two trading days vs. the DAX Index which has risen 0.1% in the same period.

SECTION 1: The past week

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

1.1 At a glance

Weekly: Infineon Technologies in its biggest weekly gain in 3 weeks October 17, 2017 20:00 CEST

Infineon Technologies AG (ETR:IFX), Germany's largest Semiconductors company by market cap, has increased 86.0c (or 4.0%) in the past week to close at EUR22.37. In the past week the shares have increased 4.0%, the biggest weekly gain since October 02, 2017. Compared with the DAX Index which rose 45.8 points (or 0.3%) in the week, this represented a relative price increase of 3.6%. The volume was 1.5 times average trading per week of 1.1 billion shares. In the past week the market cap has risen EUR976.3 million.

1.2 5-day Recap

Infineon Technologies outperformed the DAX index in 3 out of 5 days.

[Volume Index (VI); 1 is average]

DayHeadlineClose price [EUR]Price change %Relative change %Comment
TuesdayInfineon Technologies rises to test 22.022.373.03.0Top Rise; VI=3.1
FridayInfineon Technologies increases on firm volume21.80.70.6
WednesdayInfineon Technologies increases on firm volume21.711.00.8

Note

DayHeadlineClose price [EUR]Price change %Relative change %Comment
MondayInfineon Technologies decreases on average volume21.73-0.3-0.4Steepest Fall
ThursdayInfineon Technologies decreases on firm volume21.65-0.3-0.4

SECTION 2: Technical indicators

Bullish:

The positive 0.52 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal (12-day minus 26-day Exponential Moving Averages). Both the 12-day and the 26-day EMA are rising - another bullish signal. In the past week, the stock's MACD has been positive every day, a reinforcing bullish signal.

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

The present value of EUR1,000 invested one year ago is EUR1,412 [vs EUR1,224 for the DAX Index], including a capital gain of EUR394 and dividend reinvested of EUR18. The total return to shareholders for 1 year is 41.2%.

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

Parity:

Return on Assets 8.2% [8.1%]

Undervaluation:

Price/Earnings/Growth of 1.15 [1.3]

Return on Equity 14.8% [12.9%]

Year-on-Year Earnings Growth of 17.9% [10.6%]

Overvaluation:

Price/Earnings of 34.0 [13.5]

Price/Sales of 3.9 [1.9]

Price to Book of 10.2 [2.3]

Return on Capital Employed 10.2% [13.1%]

Note

The stock has outperformed 69% of the Xetra market over the past 6 months.

Overbought/Bearish:

The 0.6% discount to 12-month high of EUR22.58 against the 50.5% premium to 12-month low of EUR14.91 suggests the climb might be peaking.

SECTION 3: Ranking

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Price/MAP2001.18In Top Quartile
Today's Volatility %0.5In Top Quartile
MCap $US billion29.9In Top Quartile
52-week Range (in EUR)14.9-22.6
1-month Range (in EUR)20.2-22.6
RSI76.6Bearish

SECTION 4: Earnings

FY2016 Annual Report: Infineon Technologies maintains double digit EPS Growth

SECTION 5: Recent News of Infineon Technologies

October 17: Infineon Technologies (IFX) issued new U.S. patent [9,791,560]

Infineon Technologies (IFX) has been issued a new U.S. patent titled "Radar signal processor, radar system and method for monitoring a functional safety of a radar system" by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent number is 9,791,560 and was issued on October 17, 2017.

ABSTRACT

A radar signal processor includes a baseband signal generator, which generates a baseband signal based on information from a received radar signal and a Lead-Lag filter, which filters the baseband signal to generate a filtered signal.

October 17: Infineon Technologies (IFX) issued new U.S. patent [9,790,086]

Infineon Technologies (IFX) has been issued a new U.S. patent titled "Micromechanical semiconductor sensing device" by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent number is 9,790,086 and was issued on October 17, 2017.

ABSTRACT

A micromechanical semiconductor sensing device is disclosed. In an embodiment the sensing device includes a micromechanical sensing structure being configured to yield an electrical sensing signal, and a piezoresistive sensing device provided in the micromechanical sensing structure, the piezoresistive sensing device being arranged to sense a mechanical stress disturbing the electrical sensing signal and being configured to yield an electrical disturbance signal based on the sensed mechanical stress disturbing the electrical sensing signal.

October 17: Infineon Technologies (IFX) issued new U.S. patent [9,793,119]

Infineon Technologies (IFX) has been issued a new U.S. patent titled "Method for structuring a substrate using a protection layer as a mask" by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent number is 9,793,119 and was issued on October 17, 2017.

ABSTRACT

According to various embodiments, a method of processing a substrate may include: disposing a viscous material over a substrate including at least one topography feature extending into the substrate to form a protection layer over the substrate; adjusting a viscosity of the viscous material during a contacting period of the viscous material and the substrate to stabilize a spatial distribution of the viscous material as disposed; processing the substrate using the protection layer as mask; and removing the protection layer after processing the substrate.

October 17: Infineon Technologies (IFX) issued new U.S. patent [9,792,199]

Infineon Technologies (IFX) has been issued a new U.S. patent titled "Lightweight trace based measurement systems and methods" by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent number is 9,792,199 and was issued on October 17, 2017.

ABSTRACT

An automotive electronics system includes an electronic control unit and a trace adapter.

October 17: Infineon Technologies (IFX) issued new U.S. patent [9,791,887]

Infineon Technologies (IFX) has been issued a new U.S. patent titled "Synchronization of a data signal" by the US Patent and Trademark Office. The patent number is 9,791,887 and was issued on October 17, 2017.

ABSTRACT

A method for synchronizing a data signal in a bus environment is suggested, the method may include providing multiple clock phases based on a reference oscillator; determining a phase out of the multiple clock phases for a transition of a data signal; and synchronizing the data signal based on the phase determined.

Infineon Technologies AG (DE:IFX; ETR:IFX; GR:IFX)

ISIN: DE0006231004

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