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CLOSING UPDATE: Gefran lifts 3.6% - outperforming 97% of stocks 15 June 2018 19:15 CEST

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This is an end of day Alert, produced after today's Italian market close. It concludes the BSS News Bites intra-day Alert series (summaries below).

Gefran, Italy's 30th largest industrial goods & services company by market capitalisation, has lifted 30.0c (or 3.6%) today to trade at EUR8.75 and has outperformed 97% of the market in the past week. A price rise combined with a high relative strength is a bullish signal. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which fell 176.8 points (or 0.8%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 4.3%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The price soared 13.8% in the last week and lifted 2.2% in the last month.

+ The present value of EUR1,000 invested one year ago is EUR1,408 [vs EUR1,064 for the FTSE MIB Index].

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

Undervaluation:

+ Dividend yield of 4% [2.0%]

+ Return on Assets 2.5% [1.5%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.9. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is less than stellar at 5.2%.

Note

Gefran today is at a discount of 39.6% to the 12-month high of EUR14.49 on 03 Oct, 2017. It is at a premium of 55.2% to the 12-month low of EUR5.64 on 06 Jul, 2017.

Bearish Signals:

The negative 0.02 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bearish signal.

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

Overvaluation:

Price/Earnings of 31.2 [27.2]

Price/Sales of 1.1 [0.9]

Return on Capital Employed 5.7% [9.8%]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Gefran in 5th consecutive rise, nears one-month high

15 June 2018 14:06 CEST

Gefran (MI:GE) extended its gains Friday, rising an additional 39.0c (or 4.6%) to trade at EUR8.84. The stock increased 0.64% on Wednesday and 6.83% on Thursday bringing its 5-day rise to 15.0%. It is now approaching its 28-day high of EUR9.0.

Afternoon Alert: Gefran in 5th consecutive rise, nears one-month high

15 June 2018 12:07 CEST

Gefran (MI:GE) extended its gains Friday, rising an additional 42.0c (or 5.0%) to trade at EUR8.87. The stock increased 0.64% on Wednesday and 6.83% on Thursday bringing its 5-day rise to 15.3%. It is now approaching its 28-day high of EUR9.0.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Gefran keeps rising: up 9.9% in 4 days

14 June 2018 19:16 CEST

Gefran, Italy's 32nd largest industrial goods & services company by market capitalisation, extended its gains on Thursday, rising an additional 54.0c (or 6.8%) to trade at EUR8.45. Trading volume was 81% of average at the end of the day. The shares have risen 76.0c (or 9.9%) over the past four trading days vs. the FTSE MIB Index which has risen 5.3% in the same period.

Afternoon Alert: Gefran keeps rising: up 6.8% in 4 days

14 June 2018 14:12 CEST

Gefran (MI:GE) extended its gains on Thursday, rising an additional 30.0c (or 3.8%) to trade at EUR8.21. Trading volume was 1.7 times average so far today. The shares have risen 52.0c (or 6.8%) over the past four trading days vs. the FTSE MIB Index which has risen 3.6% in the same period.

Gefran (MI:GE; BIT:GE; IM:GE)

ISIN: IT0003203947

PermID: 4295875652

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com