Russian financial markets newsletter

RUSS

BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR RUSSIAN MARKET ON FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER 2017

NEWS BITES - BRIC

Total Russian Market up 1.14 points or 0.08% to 1,439.76

BSS News Bites issued 30 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 201 Stocks traded on the Total Russian Market today, of which 14 (46%) were Bullish.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Magnit, Russia's largest food company by market capitalisation, has tumbled 8.4% to trade at RUB8,631.0 vs. the MICEX Index which weakened 1.5 points (or 0.07%) to 2,071.9. Representing a weighting of about 2.8% of the index, the stock accounted for the loss. The shares have underperformed 97% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 47.3 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the MICEX Index which fell 1.5 points (or 0.07%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -8.3%.

+ MMC Norilsk Nickel (MICEX:GMKN) has increased 1.3% to trade at RUB10,704.0 vs. the MICEX Index which strengthened 1.0 points (or 0.05%) to 2,074.4. Representing a weighting of about 5.8% of the index, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 81% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 87% of average so far today.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Gazprom, Russia's 2nd largest oil & gas company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.9% to trade at RUB126.65 vs. the Oil & gas sector which strengthened 10.9 points (or 0.6%) to 1,934.3. Representing a weighting of about 22.0% of the sector, the stock accounted for 33.5% of today's gain. Trading volume was 3.1 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the MICEX Index which fell 1.5 points (or 0.07%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.9%.

+ Sberbank of Russia, Russia's largest bank by market capitalisation, has increased 0.2% to trade at RUB193.05 vs. the Bank sector which strengthened 1.4 points (or 0.2%) to 590.8. Representing a weighting of about 90.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 92.3% of today's gain. Trading volume was 53% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the MICEX Index which fell 1.5 points (or 0.07%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.3%.

+ Avtovaz, Russia's 2nd largest auto manufacturing company by market capitalisation, has lifted 3.9% to trade at RUB12.13 vs. the Auto manufacturing sector which strengthened 10.7 points (or 1.3%) to 814.8. Representing a weighting of about 22.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for 63.7% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 88% of the market in the past month. Trading volume was 2.0 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the MICEX Index which fell 1.5 points (or 0.07%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 3.9%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ PIK Group, Russia's largest real estate company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.7% to trade at RUB309.80 vs. the Real estate sector which weakened 7.7 points (or 1.1%) to 668.4. Representing a weighting of about 58.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 38.1% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 86% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 1.9 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the MICEX Index which fell 1.5 points (or 0.07%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.7%.

+ Mobile Telesystems, Russia's largest telecommunication company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.5% to trade at RUB281.55 vs. the Telecommunication sector which weakened 5.0 points (or 0.3%) to 1,573.7. Representing a weighting of about 40.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 69.3% of today's loss. Trading volume was 66% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the MICEX Index which fell 1.5 points (or 0.07%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.5%.

+ Levenguk, Russia's 2nd largest commercial services company by market capitalisation, has sunk 4.2% to trade at RUB6.80 vs. the Commercial services sector which weakened 1.4 points (or 0.2%) to 719.7. Representing a weighting of about 4.3% of the sector, the stock accounted for 96.0% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 83% of the market in the past month. Trading volume was 44% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the MICEX Index which fell 1.5 points (or 0.07%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -4.2%.

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Rises in 1 Stock through the day:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Korshynov Mining Plant jumped 8.8% 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT in the morning, closing unchanged at RUB74,000.0RUB6,000.0 [8.82%]RUB107,800.0

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Donskoy Factory of Radiocomponents hits 52-week high thirteenth time in one month 20 October 2017 14:06 SAMT this afternoon, decreasing slightly to close at RUB2,140.0RUB2,140.0-1,000.0 [-0.47%]RUB2,150.0
Territorial Generation Company NO 2 Preference hits 52-week high Twenty-second time in one month 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT0.700.10 [16.67%]0.70

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Quadra Power Generation JGC hits 52-week low Twenty-third time in one month 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT0.30-0.40

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Magadanenergo up 4.7% in 2 days 20 October 2017 14:06 SAMT, it closed at RUB2.67RUB2.673.0 Kopeck [1.14%]0.1
Diod keeps rising: up 9.1% in 3 days 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB4.10RUB4.10-17.0 [-3.98%]8.6
Slavneft-Megionneftegaz up 3.3% in 2 days 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB481.0RUB481.0-0.9

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Company M.video down 2.2% in 2 days 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB412.90RUB412.90-780.0 [-1.85%]0.3
Armada down 4.3% in 2 days 20 October 2017 14:06 SAMT, it closed at RUB10.90RUB10.90-50.0 [-4.39%]0.8
Marienergosbyt down 6.1% in 2 days 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB9.45RUB9.4525.0 Kopeck [2.72%]8.5
Rosinter Restaurants Holding keeps sliding: down 18.7% in 5 days 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB78.0RUB78.0RUB3.10 [4.14%]0.9
SP Korolev Rocket and Space Public Co Energia keeps sliding: down 5.8% in 3 days 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB6,110.0RUB6,110.0RUB10.0 [0.16%]0.1

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Gas To Liquid continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.8% 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT this morning but closed higher at 13.60 Kopeck13.60 Kopeck0.40 [3.03%]2.7

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Sberbank of Russia increased 0.5% - outperforming 83% of stocks 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB161.25RUB161.25RUB1.95 [1.22%]0.7
Unipro increased 0.7% - outperforming 88% of stocks 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB2.56RUB2.56-0.3
Ashinskiy Metallurgical Works increased 0.7% - outperforming 95% of stocks 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB5.36RUB5.361.0 Kopeck [0.19%]0.2
Chelyabenergosbyt lifted 3.8% - outperforming 90% of preference stocks 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at 13.20 Kopeck13.20 Kopeck-0

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Rusgrain Holding decreased 1.7% - underperforming 99% of stocks 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB6.40RUB6.4060.0 Kopeck [10.34%]4.6
Nizhny Novgorod Retail Co decreased 1.5% - underperforming 100% of stocks 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB980.0RUB980.0-3,500.0 [-3.45%]1
Interregional Distribution Grid Company of Volga decreased 0.9% - underperforming 94% of stocks 20 October 2017 11:38 SAMT, it closed at 10.70 Kopeck10.70 Kopeck-0.10 [-0.93%]1.7