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CLOSING UPDATE: Marcopolo sinks 4.9% - underperforming 97% of stocks 17 October 2017 18:35 BRST

NEWS BITES - BRIC

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

Marcopolo, Brazil's 7th largest auto parts & equipment company by market capitalisation, has sunk 17.0 centavos (or 4.9%) today to trade at R$3.33 and has underperformed 97% of the market in the past week. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 112.3 points (or 0.9%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -4.0%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant downtrend:

+ The price plummeted 10.2% in the last week and dropped 3.2% in the last month.

Note

Marcopolo today is at a discount of 13.9% to the 12-month high of R$3.87 on 09 Oct, 2017. It is at a premium of 67.3% to the 12-month low of R$1.99 on 22 Dec, 2016.

Bullish Signals:

The positive 0.1 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high eighteen times, pointing to a significant uptrend.

The present value of BRL1,000 invested one year ago is R$1,402 [vs R$1,214 for the Brazil Index 50].

The company is cash rich with Cash to Market Capitalisation at 33.4%.

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

Net profit margin has averaged 6.2% in the last 3 years. This is better than the sector average of 3.9% and suggests a high margin of safety.

As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 11.9% is better than sector average of 5.4%.

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

Undervaluation:

Price/Earnings of 14.0 [19.1]

Price/Sales of 0.4 [0.7]

Price to Book of 0.8 [1.4]

Dividend yield of 3.9% [2.5%]

Return on Equity 11.9% [5.4%]

Return on Assets 4.5% [1.8%]

Return on Capital Employed 11.2% [9.7%]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Marcopolo sinks 5.1%

17 October 2017 14:08 BRST

Marcopolo SA (SA:POMO3) traded on volume of 0.4 times average so far today while the price sank 18.0 centavos (or 5.1%) to trade at R$3.32.

Afternoon Alert: Marcopolo sinks 5.4% - underperforming 97% of stocks

17 October 2017 12:10 BRST

Marcopolo SA (SA:POMO3) has sunk 19.0 centavos (or 5.4%) today to trade at R$3.31 and has underperformed 97% of the market in the past week.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Marcopolo increases 1.9% - outperforming 93% of stocks

13 October 2017 17:34 BRT

Marcopolo, Brazil's 7th largest auto parts & equipment company by market capitalisation, has increased 7.0 centavos (or 1.9%) today to trade at R$3.67 and has outperformed 93% of the market in the past month. A price rise combined with a high relative strength is a bullish signal. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which rose 52.6 points (or 0.4%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.5%.

Morning Alert: Marcopolo increases 1.9% - outperforming 93% of stocks

13 October 2017 11:10 BRT

Marcopolo SA (SA:POMO3) has increased 7.0 centavos (or 1.9%) today to trade at R$3.67 and has outperformed 93% of the market in the past month. A price rise combined with a high relative strength is a bullish signal.

Marcopolo SA (SA:POMO3; SAO:POMO3; BZ:POMO3)

ISIN: BRPOMOACNOR0

PermID: 4295859833

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com