Afternoon Alert: CSL decreases 0.1% on firm volume Monday September 16, 2019 16:00:00 AEST

CSL Limited (ASX:CSL) traded on heavy volume of 1.1 times average so far today while the price decreased 31.0c (or 0.1%) to trade at $A230.38.

SECTION 1: Technical indicators

The price dropped 3.2% in the last week and decreased 0.9% in the last month.

Fundamental measures by comparison with the sector average [in brackets] indicate:
Return on Equity 36.5% [19.0%]
Return on Assets 15.6% [9.2%]
Return on Capital Employed 23.1% [14.6%]
Year-on-Year Earnings Growth of 11% [2.3%]
Total Liabilities/EBITDA of 3 is comfortably below the Joseph Piotroski benchmark of <5.
Dividend yield of 1.2% [1.6%]

The stock has outperformed 68% of the Australian market over the past 6 months.
The positive 1.41 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 every day, a reinforcing bullish signal.
The 4.2% discount to 12-month high of $A240.61 against the 34.8% premium to 12-month low of $A170.89 suggests the stock continues to push for new highs.
In the last three months the stock has hit a new 52-week high eight times, pointing to a significant uptrend.
The present value of AUD1,000 invested one year ago is $A1,119 [vs $A1,081 for the All Ordinaries Index], including a capital gain of $A105 and dividend reinvested of $A14. The total return to shareholders for 1 year is 11.9%.

SECTION 2: Ranking

DescriptionValueRank In Market
MCap $US billion71.8In Top 1%
Today's Volatility %1.7In Top Quartile
Price/MAP2001.13In Top Quartile
52-week Range (in $A)170.9-240.6 
1-month Range (in $A)224.1-240.6 

ISIN: AU000000CSL8
PermID: 4295856855

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