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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR RUSSIAN MARKET ON FRIDAY 20 APRIL 2018

NEWS BITES - BRIC

Total Russian Market up 4.35 points or 0.28% to 1,547.54

BSS News Bites issued 30 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 169 Stocks traded on the Total Russian Market today, of which 25 (83%) were Bullish.

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 increased 1.0% to trade at RUB214.34 vs. the MOEX Russia Index which strengthened 2.3 points (or 0.1%) to 2,226.3. Representing a weighting of about 14.6% of the index, the stock accounted for the gain. Trading volume was 90% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which rose 2.3 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.9%.

+ Gazprom (MICEX:GAZP) has increased 1.6% to trade at RUB145.10 vs. the MOEX Russia Index which strengthened 9.9 points (or 0.5%) to 2,234.0. Representing a weighting of about 10.8% of the index, the stock accounted for 37.4% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 80% of the market in the past month. Trading volume was 85% of average so far today.

SECTOR BULLS

+ VSMPO-AVISMA Corp, Russia's largest industrial company by market capitalisation, has increased 1.0% to trade at RUB17,200.0 vs. the Industrial sector which strengthened 20.7 points (or 0.9%) to 2,364.7. Representing a weighting of about 53.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 61.2% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 84% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 17% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which rose 2.3 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.9%.

+ Rosneft, Russia's largest oil & gas company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.9% to trade at RUB337.45 vs. the Oil & gas sector which strengthened 5.2 points (or 0.2%) to 2,279.6. Representing a weighting of about 22.3% of the sector, the stock accounted for 83.9% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 92% of the market in the past month. Trading volume was 5.1 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which rose 2.3 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.8%.

+ Phosagro, Russia's largest chemicals company by market capitalisation, has increased 1.4% to trade at RUB2,390.0 vs. the Chemicals sector which strengthened 34.3 points (or 0.8%) to 4,335.4. Representing a weighting of about 32.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for 54.6% of today's gain. Trading volume was 41% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which rose 2.3 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.3%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ PIK Group, Russia's largest real estate company by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.4% to trade at RUB309.50 vs. the Real estate sector which weakened 3.6 points (or 0.5%) to 671.5. Representing a weighting of about 58.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. Trading volume was 18% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which rose 2.3 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.5%.

+ MMC Norilsk Nickel, Russia's largest mining company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.1% to trade at RUB10,559.0 vs. the Mining sector which weakened 4.0 points (or 0.08%) to 4,823.4. Representing a weighting of about 55.7% of the sector, the stock accounted for 72.4% of today's loss. Trading volume was 50% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the MOEX Russia Index which rose 2.3 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.2%.

+ Magnit (MICEX:MGNT) has decreased 1.7% to trade at RUB4,840.0 vs. the Food sector which weakened 41.0 points (or 1.3%) to 3,158.3. Representing a weighting of about 79.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. The shares have underperformed 89% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 1.6 times average so far today.

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Tantal jumped 6.3% 20 April 2018 14:06 SAMT in the afternoon, closing -7.26% lower at RUB28.10-40.0 [-1.4%]RUB46.60

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Solikamsk Magnesium Plant tumbled 7.1% 20 April 2018 14:06 SAMT in the afternoon, closing recovered at RUB2,960.0-16,000.0 [-5.13%]RUB2,640.0

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Rusgrain Holding hits 52-week low second time in one month 20 April 2018 14:06 SAMT this afternoon, closing higher at RUB3.85RUB3.85-5.0 [-1.28%]RUB11.50

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 8 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Tuimazinsky Zavod Avtobetonovozov up 16.3% in 2 days 20 April 2018 14:06 SAMT, it closed at RUB91.90RUB91.90RUB6.0 [6.98%]0.1
Multisistema OOO up 11.7% in 2 days 20 April 2018 14:06 SAMT, it closed at 63.0 Kopeck63.0 Kopeck4.50 Kopeck [7.69%]3.2
Stavropolenergosbyt up 10.3% in 2 days 20 April 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at 32.0 Kopeck32.0 Kopeck0.60 [1.91%]0
Human Stem Cells Institute keeps rising: up 7.8% in 3 days 20 April 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB9.05RUB9.0540.0 Kopeck [4.62%]0.6
Bank St Petersburg keeps rising: up 8.3% in 4 days 20 April 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB51.50RUB51.505.0 Kopeck [0.1%]2.2

BSS News Bites alerted Significant uptrend in 2 Stocks through the morning:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Chelyabinsk Pipe Works continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.2% 20 April 2018 11:38 SAMT this morning but closed lower at RUB252.50RUB252.50-150.0 [-0.59%]0.5
Seligdar continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.7% 20 April 2018 11:38 SAMT this morning but closed lower at RUB17.78RUB17.78-10.0 [-0.56%]0.1

BSS News Bites alerted that 7 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Interregional Distribution Grid Company of Urals increased 0.5% - outperforming 85% of stocks 20 April 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at 21.50 Kopeck21.50 Kopeck0.30 [1.42%]0.2
Rollman lifted 2.9% - outperforming 98% of stocks 20 April 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB35.0RUB35.0RUB1.0 [2.94%]0.5
Mostotrest increased 1.0% - outperforming 81% of stocks 20 April 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB132.90RUB132.90-670.0 [-4.8%]1.2
Slavneft-Megionneftegaz lifted 3.9% - outperforming 92% of preference stocks 20 April 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB319.0RUB319.0RUB10.0 [3.24%]1.3
Plazmek increased 1.9% - outperforming 90% of stocks 20 April 2018 14:06 SAMT, it closed at 21.20 Kopeck21.20 Kopeck0.50 [2.42%]0

BSS News Bites alerted that 1 Stock underperformed on Relative Strength through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Magadanenergo decreased 1.1% - underperforming 98% of preference stocks 20 April 2018 11:38 SAMT, it closed at RUB1.79RUB1.79-3.6