Egyptian stock alert


Afternoon Alert: Misr Oils and Soap soars 10.0% on robust volume 25 July 2017 12:12 EET


Misr Oils & Soap (CA:MOSC) traded on heavy volume of 1.6 times average so far today while the price soared LE2.0 (or 10.0%) to trade at LE22.0.

SECTION 1: Technical indicators


The stock has outperformed 88% of the Egyptian market over the past 6 months.

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

The present value of EGP1,000 invested one year ago is LE2,200 [vs LE1,833 for the EGX 30 Index], for a capital gain of LE1,200. The total return to shareholders for 1 year is 120.0%.


The stock is at a discount of 12.0% to the 12-month high of LE24.99 on 09 Jul, 2017. It is also at a premium of 139.1% to the 12-month low of LE9.20 on 04 Aug, 2016.

SECTION 2: Ranking

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Price/MAP2001.42In Top Quartile
MCap $US million7.1In Bottom Quartile
52-week Range (in LE)9.2-25.0
1-month Range (in LE)19.8-25.0
Today's Volatility %4.8In Bottom Quartile

SECTION 3: Recent News of Misr Oils and Soap

July 06: Misr Oils & Soap turns to profit ending May 2017

ArabFinance: Misr Oils & Soap - (MOSC) reported in a release sent to EGX, the Board of Directors was convened on June 28, 2017.

The company board ratified the financial results for the fiscal period starting July 01, 2016 and ending May 31, 2017, which revealed posting net surplus before taxes of LE1.288 million, versus incurring net losses of LE12.680 million for the same period last year.

Misr Oils & Soap (CA:MOSC; CAI:MOSC; EY:MOSC)

ISIN: EGS38421C011

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