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CLOSING UPDATE: Excelsior Alimentos Preference Shares keeps rising: up 21.0% in 3 days 21 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).

Excelsior Alimentos Preference Shares, Brazil's 9th largest food company by market capitalisation, extended its gains on Friday, rising an additional R$1.10 (or 9.0%) to trade at R$13.30. Trading volume was 44% of average at the end of the day. The preference shares have risen R$2.31 (or 21.0%) over the past three trading days vs. the Brazil Index 50 which has fallen 1.0% in the same period.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The preference stock has outperformed 87% of the Brazilian market over the past 6 months.

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

+ The present value of BRL1,000 invested one year ago is R$2,145 [vs R$1,139 for the Brazil Index 50].

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

Undervaluation:

+ Price/Sales of 0.2 [0.3]

+ Price to Book of 0.9 [5.2]

+ Dividend yield of 2.8% [0.8%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 3.1 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.

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

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity is high at 22.4%.

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Excelsior Alimentos Preference Shares soars 10.2%

21 July 2017 13:08 BRT

Excelsior Alimentos SA (SA:BAUH4) traded on volume of 0.4 times average so far today while the price soared R$1.24 (or 10.2%) to trade at R$13.44.

Morning Alert: Excelsior Alimentos Preference Shares soars 10.2%

21 July 2017 11:10 BRT

Excelsior Alimentos SA (SA:BAUH4) traded on volume of 0.4 times average so far today while the price soared R$1.24 (or 10.2%) to trade at R$13.44.

Excelsior Alimentos SA (SA:BAUH4; SAO:BAUH4; BZ:BAUH4)

ISIN: BRBAUHACNPR3

PermID: 4295860069

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com