Canadian stock alert


Afternoon Alert: Pembina Pipeline hits 52-week high fourth time in one month 20 June 2018 14:43 EDT


Pembina Pipeline Corporation (TSX:PPL) hit a 52-week high of CAD46.75 today for the fourth time in the past one month and last traded at CAD46.31. Trading volume was 72% of average so far today.

Current indications of bullish signals that support the trend in the unusual trading:

+ The positive 0.72 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ In the last one month the stock has hit a new 52-week high four times, pointing to an uptrend.

+ The price lifted 3.8% in the last week and climbed 4.2% in the last month.

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


+ Return on Assets 3.5% [1.8%]

+ Return on Equity 6.5% [5.3%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Tobin's Q Ratio is 0.9. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is undervalued.

+ EBIT margin is positive and has seen consecutive rises in recent years.


The stock has outperformed 69% of the Canadian market over the past 6 months.

Bearish Signals:

In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week low once.

Net profit margin has averaged 12.1% in the last 3 years. This is lower than the sector average of 19.6% and suggests a low margin of safety.


The 0.9% discount to 12-month high of CAD46.75 against the 23.7% premium to 12-month low of CAD37.44 suggests the climb might be peaking.

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


Price to Book of 2.6 [0.3]

Return on Capital Employed 4.2% [5.5%]

Pembina Pipeline Corporation (T:PPL; TSE:PPL; N:PPL; CN:PPL)

ISIN: CA7063271034

PermID: 5037474279

CIK: Pembina Pipeline Corporation