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UCB (ENXTBR:UCB)


UCB stock research in summary

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UCB shares have a HOLD rating. They are good value and show above average growth, but are riskily financed. We recommend holding UCB shares.


Latest Obermatt Ranks


Country Belgium
Industry Pharmaceuticals
Index BEL20
Size class XX-Large

June 8, 2018. Top 10 stocks updated on Top 10 schedule or at least quarterly. ()




Research History: UCB

STOCK RESEARCH SUMMARY 2015 2016 2017 2018
STOCK VALUE RANKS
96
98
100
91
STOCK GROWTH RANKS
68
53
58
68
STOCK SAFETY RANKS
13
9
7
35
COMBINED STOCK RANKS
61
53
69
62

Last update of Combined Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock research history is based on the Obermatt Method. The higher the rank, the better is UCB in the corresponding investment strategy.


Value Metrics in Detail

VALUE METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
PRICE VS. REVENUES (P/S)
73
84
83
68
PRICE VS. PROFITS (P/E)
93
95
90
85
PRICE VS. CAPITAL (Market-to-Book)
66
59
58
56
DIVIDEND YIELD
92
90
92
92
CONSOLIDATED RANK: VALUE
96
98
100
91

Last update of Value Rank: 8-Jun-2018. Stock analysis on value ratios: The higher the rank, the lower the value ratio of UCB; except for dividend yield where the rank is higher, the higher the yield.


Growth Metrics in Detail

GROWTH METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
REVENUE GROWTH
61
52
48
46
PROFIT GROWTH
82
82
82
74
STOCK RETURNS
52
34
56
62
CONSOLIDATED RANK: GROWTH
68
53
58
68

Financial reporting date of Growth Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on growth metrics: The higher the rank, the higher the growth and returns of UCB.


Safety Metrics in Detail

SAFETY METRICS 2015 2016 2017 2018
LEVERAGE
17
12
14
24
REFINANCING
8
10
6
32
LIQUIDITY
58
67
71
72
CONSOLIDATED RANK: SAFETY
13
9
7
35

Financial reporting date of Safety Rank: 31-Dec-2017. Stock analysis on safety metrics: The higher the rank, the lower the leverage of UCB and the more cash is available to service its debt.


Stock analysis by the purely financial fact-based Obermatt Method for the investment strategies Value, Growth and Safety for UCB from June 8, 2018.