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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR RUSSIAN MARKET ON FRIDAY 19 JANUARY 2018

NEWS BITES - BRIC

Total Russian Market down 2.34 points or -0.15% to 1,558.76

BSS News Bites issued 31 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 189 Stocks traded on the Total Russian Market today, of which 10 (32%) were Bearish.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Sberbank of Russia, Russia's largest bank by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.3% to trade at RUB242.69 vs. the MOEX Russia Index which weakened 7.2 points (or 0.3%) to 2,287.7. Representing a weighting of about 16.4% of the index, the stock accounted for 67.1% of today's loss. Trading volume was 67% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which fell 7.2 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.0%.

+ NovaTek (MICEX:NVTK) has increased 1.1% to trade at RUB697.60 vs. the MOEX Russia Index which strengthened 7.0 points (or 0.3%) to 2,301.8. Representing a weighting of about 6.6% of the index, the stock accounted for 23.3% of today's gain.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Federal Grid Company of Unified Energy System, Russia's 3rd largest electric company by market capitalisation, has jumped 9.0% to trade at 18.10 Kopeck vs. the Electric sector which strengthened 23.5 points (or 0.8%) to 3,082.3. Representing a weighting of about 5.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for 68.3% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 94% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 3.8 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which fell 7.2 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 9.3%.

+ Mobile Telesystems, Russia's largest telecommunication company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.7% to trade at RUB291.25 vs. the Telecommunication sector which strengthened 3.5 points (or 0.2%) to 1,549.1. Representing a weighting of about 42.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 80% of the market in the past month. Trading volume was 39% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which fell 7.2 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.0%.

+ NLMK, Russia's largest iron/steel company by market capitalisation, has increased 1.8% to trade at RUB155.13 vs. the Iron/Steel sector which strengthened 23.7 points (or 1.4%) to 1,700.0. Representing a weighting of about 39.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 49.8% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 84% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 79% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which fell 7.2 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 2.1%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Rosneft, Russia's 2nd largest oil & gas company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.8% to trade at RUB329.50 vs. the Oil & gas sector which weakened 7.2 points (or 0.3%) to 2,201.3. Representing a weighting of about 22.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 57.5% of today's loss. Trading volume was 3.6 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which fell 7.2 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.5%.

+ LSR Group, Russia's 2nd largest real estate company by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.2% to trade at RUB817.0 vs. the Real estate sector which weakened 6.3 points (or 0.9%) to 663.9. Representing a weighting of about 24.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for 31.5% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 94% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 2.0 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which fell 7.2 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.9%.

+ Diod (MICEX:DIOD) has decreased 1.3% to trade at RUB5.21 vs. the Pharmaceuticals sector which weakened 0.2 points (or 0.01%) to 2,214.3. Representing a weighting of about 0.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 85.5% of today's loss. Trading volume was 1.6 times average so far today.

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Raspadskaya hits 52-week high fifth time in one month 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT this morning, sinking sharply to close at RUB103.50RUB103.504.0 Kopeck [0.04%]RUB105.0
Quadra Power Generation JGC hits 52-week high seventh time in one month 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT0.40-0.40

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 5 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Vozrozhdenie Bank keeps rising: up 23.2% in 3 days 19 January 2018 14:06 SAMT, it closed at RUB184.0RUB184.0RUB14.0 [8.24%]4.3
PJSC BeIon accelerates rise; now up 6.9% in 2 days 19 January 2018 14:06 SAMT, it closed at RUB2.98RUB2.9812.0 Kopeck [4.2%]1.6
Rusgrain Holding up 40.2% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB7.65RUB7.65-15.0 [-1.92%]12.3
Korshynov Mining Plant up 10.9% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB89,000.0RUB89,000.0-200,000.0 [-2.2%]0.5
Dagestan Power Sale Company keeps rising: up 23.2% in 5 days 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at 18.60 Kopeck18.60 Kopeck-0.9

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Falls in 3 Stocks through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Rosinter Restaurants Holding keeps sliding: down 6.2% in 3 days 19 January 2018 14:06 SAMT, it closed at RUB69.0RUB69.0-100.0 [-1.43%]1.7
Mediaholding keeps sliding: down 6.2% in 3 days 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at 19.60 Kopeck19.60 Kopeck-0.10 [-0.51%]0.8
Nizhnekamskneftekhim keeps sliding: down 6.2% in 4 days 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB55.90RUB55.9010.0 Kopeck [0.18%]0.1

BSS News Bites alerted Significant uptrend in 1 Stock through the morning:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Gas To Liquid continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.6% 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT this morning but closed lower at 24.30 Kopeck24.30 Kopeck-1.10 [-4.33%]1.2

BSS News Bites alerted Significant downtrend in 1 Stock in the afternoon:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Stavropolenergosbyt continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.6% 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT this morning but closed higher at 32.10 Kopeck32.10 Kopeck0.60 [1.9%]2.2

BSS News Bites alerted that 4 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Kazanorgsinthesys increased 0.8% - outperforming 80% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB80.50RUB80.50RUB1.20 [1.51%]0.1
Interregional Distribution Grid Company of Siberia increased 1.7% - outperforming 95% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at 12.0 Kopeck12.0 Kopeck0.10 [0.84%]0.4
SaratovEnergo increased 0.8% - outperforming 86% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at 12.0 Kopeck12.0 Kopeck-0.10 [-0.83%]2.8
Interregional distribution grid company of South increased 1.6% - outperforming 96% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at 6.40 Kopeck6.40 Kopeck0.10 [1.59%]1