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CLOSING UPDATE: Exprivia up 12.5% in 2 days 17 October 2017 19:18 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).

Exprivia, Italy's 10th largest technology company by market capitalisation, extended its gains on Tuesday, rising an additional 18.0c (or 11.1%) to trade at EUR1.80. Trading volume was 4.2 times average at the end of the day. The shares have risen 20.0c (or 12.5%) over the past two trading days vs. the FTSE MIB Index which has fallen 0.3% in the same period.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 0.04 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ The stock has outperformed 96% of the Italian market over the past 6 months.

+ The price soared 13.2% in the last week and climbed 5.3% in the last month.

+ The present value of EUR1,000 invested one year ago is EUR2,812 [vs EUR1,343 for the FTSE MIB Index].

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

Undervaluation:

+ Price/Sales of 0.7 [1.9]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.5. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

Note

Exprivia today is at a discount of 16.3% to the 12-month high of EUR2.15 on 30 May, 2017. It is at a premium of 205.1% to the 12-month low of 59.0c on 05 Dec, 2016.

Bearish Signals:

Net profit margin has averaged 2.5% in the last 3 years. This suggests the company is less profitable with a low margin of safety.

As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is less than stellar at 3.8%. Also, this has deteriorated from 6.3% last year.

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

Overvaluation:

Price to Book of 23.2 [6.1]

Return on Equity 3.8% [5.6%]

Return on Assets 1.4% [2.8%]

Return on Capital Employed 4% [5.6%]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Exprivia up 8.8% in 2 days

17 October 2017 14:09 CEST

Exprivia (MI:XPR) extended its gains on Tuesday, rising an additional 12.0c (or 7.4%) to trade at EUR1.74. Trading volume was 3.6 times average so far today. The shares have risen 14.0c (or 8.8%) over the past two trading days vs. the FTSE MIB Index which has fallen 0.04% in the same period.

Afternoon Alert: Exprivia up 9.4% in 2 days

17 October 2017 12:13 CEST

Exprivia (MI:XPR) extended its gains on Tuesday, rising an additional 13.0c (or 8.0%) to trade at EUR1.75. Trading volume was 3.7 times average so far today. The shares have risen 15.0c (or 9.4%) over the past two trading days vs. the FTSE MIB Index which has fallen 0.2% in the same period.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Exprivia decreases gains by 0.6% - outperforming 92% of stocks

16 October 2017 19:18 CEST

Exprivia, Italy's 10th largest technology company by market capitalisation, has increased 2.0c (or 1.2%) today to trade at EUR1.62 and has outperformed 92% of the market in the past three months. A price rise combined with a high relative strength is a bullish signal. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which rose 14.8 points (or 0.07%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.2%.

Afternoon Alert: Exprivia increases 1.9% - outperforming 93% of stocks

16 October 2017 14:06 CEST

Exprivia (MI:XPR) has increased 3.0c (or 1.9%) today to trade at EUR1.63 and has outperformed 93% of the market in the past three months. A price rise combined with a high relative strength is a bullish signal.

Exprivia (MI:XPR; BIT:XPR; IM:XPR)

ISIN: IT0001477402

PermID: 4295875770

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com