German stock alert


Afternoon Alert: Hannover Rueck hits 52-week high second time in one month 20 April 2018 13:15 CEST


Hannover Rueckversicherung AG (ETR:HNR1) hit a 52-week high of EUR117.20 today for the second time in the past one month and last traded at EUR117.20. This brought its four-day rise to EUR3.40 or 3.0%. Trading volume was 1.5 times average so far today.

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

+ The positive 1.45 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ The price lifted 2.7% in the last week and climbed 4.7% in the last month.

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


+ Year-on-Year Earnings Growth of 1.8% [0.2%]

+ Dividend yield of 5.5% [0.8%]

+ Return on Equity 14.2% [8.6%]

+ Return on Assets 1.9% [1.2%]

+ Price/Earnings of 12.1 [13.3]


The stock has outperformed 74% of the Xetra market over the past 6 months.

Bearish Signals:

Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.2. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom quartile of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

Hannover Rueckversicherung AG (DE:HNR1; ETR:HNR1; GR:HNR1)

ISIN: DE0008402215

PermID: 4295869315