UK stock alert
Afternoon Alert: Tristel accelerates slide, now down 10.9% in 3 days 20 October 2017 13:51 BST
NEWS BITES - EUROPE
Tristel PLC (L:TSTL) is down GBX32.50 (or 10.9%) over the past three trading days. After falling 0.8% on Wednesday, and 2.5% on Thursday, the stock fell 7.8% on Friday to trade at GBX265.0 vs. the FTSE 100 Index that is up 0.4% in the same period.
Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:
+ Price/Sales of 6.6 [2.9]
+ Price/Earnings of 52.5 [26.2]
+ Price to Book of 12.7 [8.4]
+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 6. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom quartile of stocks by value of Q Ratio.
+ Revenue growth rate is positive but falling in recent years.
Tristel today is at a discount of 17.8% to the 12-month high of GBX322.50 on 04 Sep, 2017. It is at a premium of 92.0% to the 12-month low of GBX138.0 on 27 Oct, 2016.
The positive 2.86 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.
The stock has outperformed 89% of the United Kingdom market over the past 6 months.
In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high sixteen times, pointing to a significant uptrend.
The present value of GBP1,000 invested one year ago is GBP1,814 [vs GBP1,074 for the FTSE 100 Index].
Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 1 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.
Tristel PLC (L:TSTL; LON:TSTL; LN:TSTL)