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CLOSING UPDATE: Visa hits 52-week high eighth time in one month 26 July 2017 17:53 EDT

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This is an end of day Alert, produced after today's NYSE market close. It concludes the BSS News Bites intra-day Alert series (summaries below).

Visa, NYSE's largest consumer finance company by market capitalisation, hit a 52-week high of $US100.98 today for the eighth time in the past one month and last traded at $US100.85. Trading volume was 66% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P 500 Index which rose 0.7 points (or 0.03%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.8%.

Technical indicators complementing today's significant uptrend:

+ The positive 1.51 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal.

+ The stock has outperformed 86% of the NYSE market over the past 6 months.

+ In the last one month the stock has hit a new 52-week high eight times and in the last three months nineteen times, pointing to a significant uptrend.

+ The price lifted 2.6% in the last week and climbed 5.9% in the last month.

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

Undervaluation:

+ Return on Assets 9.4% [2.9%]

Other Bullish Signals include:

+ Interest cover is less leveraged at 19.8 times.

+ Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 3.5 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.

+ Net profit margin has averaged 40.3% in the last 3 years. This is considered superior and suggests a high margin of safety.

+ The Brand Value represents 3.8% of the estimated Enterprise Value of $US200.4 billion.

+ As per the Du Pont analysis, Return on Equity of 18.2% is better than sector average of 17.2%.

Note

Bearish Signals:

Tobin's Q Ratio is 2.9. Compared with the rest of the market the stock is overvalued and ranks in the bottom 10% of stocks by value of Q Ratio.

Overbought/Bearish:

The 0.1% discount to 12-month high of $US100.98 against the 34.2% premium to 12-month low of $US75.17 suggests the climb might be peaking.

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

Overvaluation:

Price/Earnings of 39.5 [23.4]

Dividend yield of 0.6% [1.1%]

Return on Capital Employed 15.1% [27.1%]

TODAY'S ALERTS

Afternoon Alert: Visa hits 52-week high eighth time in one month

26 July 2017 13:10 EDT

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) hit a 52-week high of $US100.89 today for the eighth time in the past one month and last traded at $US100.06. Trading volume was 67% of average so far today.

Morning Alert: Visa hits 52-week high eighth time in one month

26 July 2017 11:24 EDT

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) hit a 52-week high of $US100.89 today for the eighth time in the past one month and last traded at $US100.56. Trading volume was 62% of average so far today.

RECENT ALERTS

CLOSING UPDATE: Visa hits 52-week high seventh time in one month

25 July 2017 17:54 EDT

Visa, NYSE's largest consumer finance company by market capitalisation, hit a 52-week high of $US100.85 today for the seventh time in the past one month and last traded at $US99.99. Trading volume was 64% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P 500 Index which rose 7.2 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.7%.

Morning Alert: Visa hits 52-week high seventh time in one month

25 July 2017 11:24 EDT

Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) hit a 52-week high of $US100.79 today for the seventh time in the past one month and last traded at $US100.55. This brought its three-day rise to $US2.44 or 2.5%. Trading volume was 73% of average so far today.

Visa Inc. (N:V)

ISIN: US92826C8394

PermID: 4296592685

CIK: 1403161

CUSIP: 92826C839

Source: www.BuySellSignals.com