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Afternoon Alert: Liberbank decreases 1.8% - underperforming 94% of stocks 16 January 2018 13:41 CET

NEWS BITES - EUROPE

Liberbank SA (MA:LBK) has decreased 0.84c (or 1.8%) today to trade at 45.52c and has underperformed 94% of the market in the past six months.

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

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

+ The price decreased 0.6% in the last week.

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

Overvaluation:

+ Return on Assets 0.3% [1.1%]

+ Return on Equity 5.1% [11.2%]

Other Bearish Signals include:

+ Net profit margin has averaged 14.4% in the last 3 years. This is lower than the sector average of 28.1% and suggests a low margin of safety.

Note

Liberbank today is at a discount of 23.9% to the 12-month high of 59.79c on 25 Aug, 2017. It is at a premium of 20.1% to the 12-month low of 37.90c on 27 Oct, 2017.

Bullish Signals:

EBIT margin and EBITDA margin are positive and have seen consecutive rises in recent years.

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

Undervaluation:

Price to Book of 0.2 [0.7]

Price/Sales of 0.7 [2.4]

Liberbank SA (MA:LBK; MCE:LBK; MC:LBK; SM:LBK)

ISIN: ES0168675090

PermID: 5035718674

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com