Egyptian stock alert


Afternoon Alert: El Ezz Porcelain (Gemma) accelerates rise, now up 5.0% in 2 days 21 January 2018 12:13 EET


El Ezz Porcelain (Gemma) (CA:ECAP) is up 33.0 qirsh (or 5.0%) over the past two trading days. After rising 1.4% on Thursday, the stock rose 3.6% on Sunday to trade at LE6.96 vs. the EGX 30 Index that is up 1.7% in the same period.

SECTION 1: Technical indicators


The positive 0.02 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal (12-day minus 26-day Exponential Moving Averages). Both the 12-day and the 26-day EMA are rising - another bullish signal. In the past week, the stock's MACD has been positive in three days, a reinforcing bullish signal.

The price lifted 3.1% in the last week and climbed 4.2% in the last month.

The present value of EGP1,000 invested one year ago is LE1,249 [vs LE1,207 for the EGX 30 Index], including a capital gain of LE210 and dividend reinvested of LE38. The total return to shareholders for 1 year is 24.9%.


The stock is at a discount of 20.5% to the 12-month high of LE8.75 on 05 Jul, 2017. It is also at a premium of 33.6% to the 12-month low of LE5.21 on 31 Jan, 2017.


The stock has underperformed 95% of the Egyptian market over the past 6 months.

SECTION 2: Ranking

DescriptionValueRank In Market
MCap $US million20.1In 3rd Quartile
52-week Range (in LE)5.2-8.8
1-month Range (in LE)6.6-7.4
Today's Volatility %6.8In Bottom 6%

El Ezz Porcelain (Gemma) (CA:ECAP; CAI:ECAP; EY:ECAP)

ISIN: EGS3C071C015

PermID: 4296101619