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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR RUSSIAN MARKET ON THURSDAY 17 AUGUST 2017

NEWS BITES - BRIC

Total Russian Market down 1.06 points or -0.08% to 1,351.85

BSS News Bites issued 39 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 176 Stocks traded on the Total Russian Market today, of which 22 (56%) were Bearish.

Of all the Alerts, the following were the most prominent in today's trading:

SECTOR BULLS

+ Tuchkovskiy complex of construction materials, Russia's largest commercial services company by market capitalisation, has soared 16.0% to trade at RUB9.97 vs. the Commercial services sector which strengthened 9.8 points (or 1.4%) to 687.4. Representing a weighting of about 12.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 92% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 90% of average at the end of the day.

+ MMC Norilsk Nickel, Russia's largest mining company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.6% to trade at RUB8,785.0 vs. the Mining sector which strengthened 16.6 points (or 0.4%) to 3,932.9. Representing a weighting of about 56.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for 82.1% of today's gain.

+ Magnit, Russia's largest food company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.2% to trade at RUB9,473.0 vs. the Food sector which strengthened 10.6 points (or 0.2%) to 5,549.8. Representing a weighting of about 88.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 89.1% of today's gain. Trading volume was 4.5 times average at the end of the day.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Gazprom, Russia's 2nd largest oil & gas company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.8% to trade at RUB116.12 vs. the Oil & gas sector which weakened 4.4 points (or 0.2%) to 1,791.7. Representing a weighting of about 21.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for 69.0% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 81% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 2.8 times average at the end of the day.

+ Sberbank of Russia, Russia's largest bank by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.3% to trade at RUB173.30 vs. the Bank sector which weakened 1.0 points (or 0.2%) to 532.3. Representing a weighting of about 90.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. Trading volume was 46% of average at the end of the day.

+ JSC UraIkaIi (MICEX:URKA) has decreased 0.8% to trade at RUB135.05 vs. the Chemicals sector which weakened 2.5 points (or 0.06%) to 4,117.9. Representing a weighting of about 19.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. The shares have underperformed 89% of the market in the past one year. Trading volume was 1.1 times average so far today.

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Rises in 4 Stocks through the day:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Far Eastern Shipping Company jumped 7.7% 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT in the morning, closing 8.68% higher at RUB4.5766.50 Kopeck [17.03%]RUB4.80
Alrosa Co Ltd increased 0.04% 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT in the morning, closing 0.45% higher at RUB80.3139.0 Kopeck [0.49%]RUB108.55
Magnit increased 0.1% on high volume 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT in the morning, closing 0.12% higher at RUB9,473.0RUB18.0 [0.19%]RUB11,367.0
War and Peace Media Group jumped 7.3% 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT in the morning, closing -3.83% lower at 98.0 Kopeck3.0 Kopeck [3.16%]RUB1.20

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Falls in 10 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Transaero Airlines tumbled 8.7% 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT in the morning, closing -1.77% lower at RUB1.39-16.0 [-10.32%]39.0 Kopeck
NLMK decreased 0.6% 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT in the morning, closing -1% lower at RUB128.97-204.0 [-1.56%]RUB99.60
Gazprom decreased 0.3% 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT in the morning, closing -0.44% lower at RUB116.12-89.0 [-0.76%]RUB111.46
Lukoil decreased 0.2% 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT in the morning, closing -0.18% lower at RUB2,847.0-1,100.0 [-0.38%]RUB2,601.0
Rosneft decreased 0.2% 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT in the morning, closing recovered at RUB302.30-50.0 [-0.17%]RUB291.0

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Highs in 1 Stock through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Territorial Generation Company NO 2 hits 52-week high third time in one month 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT0.30-0.30

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Lows in 2 Stocks through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Quadra Power Generation JGC hits 52-week low Twenty-third time in one month 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT0.30-0.40
Quadra Power Generation hits 52-week low Twenty-second time in one month 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT0.30-0.60

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 4 Stocks through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
TransContainer keeps rising: up 6.7% in 4 days 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at RUB3,290.0RUB3,290.0RUB25.0 [0.77%]0.3
Magnitogorsk Iron and Steel Works up 2.1% in 2 days 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at RUB36.76RUB36.761.0 Kopeck [0.03%]0.5
Rusgrain Holding keeps rising: up 62.8% in 4 days 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at RUB8.90RUB8.90-30.0 [-3.26%]18.9
Stavropolenergosbyt keeps rising: up 25.5% in 3 days 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at 33.0 Kopeck33.0 Kopeck-1.1

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Falls in 4 Stocks through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Synergy Co down 5.8% in 2 days 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at RUB603.0RUB603.0-1,100.0 [-1.79%]20.1
Tuimazinsky Zavod Avtobetonovozov accelerates slide; now down 3.2% in 2 days 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at RUB64.0RUB64.0RUB2.0 [3.23%]0.9
Human Stem Cells Institute down 6.2% in 2 days 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at RUB15.50RUB15.50-0.2

BSS News Bites alerted that 3 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Plazmek lifted 3.3% - outperforming 95% of stocks 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at 28.70 Kopeck28.70 Kopeck1.30 Kopeck [4.74%]0.2
Interregional Distribution Grid Company of Siberia increased 1.8% - outperforming 96% of stocks 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at 11.40 Kopeck11.40 Kopeck0.20 [1.79%]4.1
Lenenergo increased 1.8% - outperforming 89% of preference stocks 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at RUB66.0RUB66.035.0 Kopeck [0.53%]0.3

BSS News Bites alerted that 3 Stocks underperformed on Relative Strength through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
LSR Group decreased 0.9% - underperforming 94% of stocks 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at RUB800.50RUB800.50RUB10.50 [1.33%]1.4
Kamchatskenergo decreased 0.7% - underperforming 92% of preference stocks 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at 13.70 Kopeck13.70 Kopeck-0.10 [-0.72%]0.4
Ashinskiy Metallurgical Works decreased 0.4% - underperforming 90% of stocks 17 August 2017 12:05 SAMT, it closed at RUB4.61RUB4.61-1.0 [-0.22%]0.1