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CLOSING UPDATE: M. Dias Branco S.A. Ind Com De Alimentos keeps rising: up 5.0% in 4 days 26 July 2017 17:33 BRT

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).

M. Dias Branco S.A. Ind Com De Alimentos, Brazil's 3rd largest food company by market capitalisation, extended its gains on Wednesday, rising an additional 76.0 centavos (or 1.5%) to trade at R$51.30. The shares have risen R$2.45 (or 5.0%) over the past four trading days vs. the Brazil Index 50 which has risen 0.1% in the same period.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 0.15 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

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

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

Undervaluation:

+ Dividend yield of 1% [0.8%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 1.6 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.

+ Net profit margin has averaged 13.6% in the last 3 years. This is better than the sector average of 2.5% and suggests a high margin of safety.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 18.1% is better than sector average of 0.8%.

Note

M. Dias Branco S.A. Ind Com De Alimentos today is at a discount of 12.5% to the 12-month high of R$58.60 on 12 May, 2017. It is at a premium of 43.9% to the 12-month low of R$35.64 on 06 Dec, 2016.

The stock has outperformed 73% of the Brazilian market over the past 6 months.

Bearish Signals:

Tobin's Q Ratio is 3.1. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 9% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

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

Overvaluation:

Price/Sales of 3.3 [0.3]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: M. Dias Branco S.A. Ind Com De Alimentos in 4th consecutive rise, nears two-month high

26 July 2017 13:08 BRT

M Dias Branco SA (SA:MDIA3) extended its gains Wednesday, rising an additional 72.0 centavos (or 1.4%) to trade at R$51.26. The stock increased 1.0% on Monday and 1.85% on Tuesday bringing its 4-day rise to 4.9%. It is now approaching its 36-day high of R$51.89.

Morning Alert: M. Dias Branco S.A. Ind Com De Alimentos in 4th consecutive rise, nears two-month high

26 July 2017 11:10 BRT

M Dias Branco SA (SA:MDIA3) extended its gains Wednesday, rising an additional 87.0 centavos (or 1.7%) to trade at R$51.41. The stock increased 1.0% on Monday and 1.85% on Tuesday bringing its 4-day rise to 5.2%. It is now approaching its 36-day high of R$51.53.

M Dias Branco SA (SA:MDIA3; SAO:MDIA3; BZ:MDIA3)

ISIN: BRMDIAACNOR7

PermID: 4295860037

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com