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

NEWS BITES - JAPAN

Total Tokyo Market up 125.93 points or 0.61% to 20,659.67

BSS News Bites issued 485 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 3,599 Stocks traded on the Total Tokyo Market today, of which 306 (63%) were Bullish.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Nippon Telegraph and Telephone, the largest information & communication company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has increased 1.4% to trade at JPY5,218.0 vs. the Nikkei 225 Index which strengthened 73.5 points (or 0.3%) to 23,836.8. Representing a weighting of about 2.7% of the index, the stock accounted for 11.7% of today's gain. Trading volume was 89% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 73.5 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.0%.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Sugimura Warehouse, the 8th largest warehousing & harbor transportation services company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has soared 18.2% to trade at JPY3,250.0 vs. the Warehousing & harbor transportation services sector which strengthened 101.5 points (or 0.7%) to 15,304.3. Representing a weighting of about 3.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for 82.9% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 100% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 8.3 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 73.5 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 17.9%.

+ Central Japan Railway, the 2nd largest land transportation company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has increased 1.0% to trade at JPY20,845.0 vs. the Land transportation sector which strengthened 117.1 points (or 0.6%) to 21,510.2. Representing a weighting of about 15.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 28.0% of today's gain. Trading volume was 56% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 73.5 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.7%.

+ Kyokuyo Co Ltd. (TO:1301) has increased 1.8% to trade at JPY4,245.0 vs. the Fishery, agriculture & forestry sector which strengthened 70.6 points (or 0.4%) to 18,620.5. Representing a weighting of about 6.4% of the sector, the stock accounted for 30.4% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 80% of the market in the past six months. Trading volume was 1.4 times average so far today.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Bridgestone, the largest rubber products company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has decreased 1.3% to trade at JPY5,398.0 vs. the Rubber products sector which weakened 228.1 points (or 0.7%) to 33,942.7. Representing a weighting of about 67.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. Trading volume was 1.3 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 73.5 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.6%.

+ Hoya, the largest measuring/precision instruments company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has decreased 1.1% to trade at JPY5,679.0 vs. the Measuring/Precision instruments sector which weakened 130.6 points (or 0.5%) to 25,961.5. Representing a weighting of about 23.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 54.1% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 95% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 76% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 73.5 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.4%.

+ Kansai Electric Power, the largest electric power & gas company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has decreased 1.0% to trade at JPY1,402.50 vs. the Electric power & gas sector which weakened 21.6 points (or 0.5%) to 4,661.1. Representing a weighting of about 14.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 30.3% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 93% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 64% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which rose 73.5 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.3%.

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Rises in 15 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Ichigo climbed 5.1% on firm volume 19 January 2018 11:00 JST in the morning, closing 2.22% higher at JPY460.0JPY32.0 [7.48%]JPY464.0
i-mobile climbed 5.2% on strong volume 19 January 2018 11:00 JST in the morning, closing 2.06% higher at JPY1,335.0JPY92.0 [7.4%]JPY1,369.0
Kurimoto jumped 6.5% on robust volume 19 January 2018 11:00 JST in the morning, closing 0.15% higher at JPY2,620.0JPY163.0 [6.63%]JPY2,650.0
Misumi Group lifted 2.1% 19 January 2018 11:00 JST in the morning, closing unchanged at JPY3,625.0JPY75.0 [2.11%]JPY3,625.0
Terilogy jumped 7.7% on firm volume 19 January 2018 11:00 JST in the morning, closing -0.25% lower at JPY393.0JPY27.0 [7.38%]JPY466.0

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Falls in 7 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Agora Hospitality tumbled 9.4% on high volume 19 January 2018 11:00 JST in the morning, closing -6.25% lower at JPY45.0-800.0 sen [-15.09%]JPY33.0
Harmonic Drive Systems dropped 2.3% on firm volume 19 January 2018 11:00 JST in the morning, closing -0.79% lower at JPY7,550.0-24,000.0 sen [-3.08%]JPY3,114.24
PHYZ Inc sank 5.9% 19 January 2018 11:00 JST in the morning, closing unchanged at JPY2,777.0-17,300.0 sen [-5.86%]-
Mitsubishi Chemical dropped 3.1% on strong volume 19 January 2018 11:00 JST in the morning, closing recovered at JPY1,208.50-3,450.0 sen [-2.78%]JPY745.18
Besterra plummeted 11.0% on extraordinary volume 19 January 2018 11:00 JST in the morning, closing recovered at JPY2,052.0-23,300.0 sen [-10.2%]JPY1,905.0

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Highs in 52 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Mitsubishi Electric hits 52-week high seventh time in one month 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning, closing markedly lower at JPY2,175.50JPY2,175.50JPY49.50 [2.33%]JPY2,179.0
Hitachi hits 52-week high sixth time in one month 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning, decreasing slightly to close at JPY930.80JPY930.80JPY13.0 [1.42%]JPY934.40
Unicharm hits 52-week high second time in one month 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning, sinking sharply to close at JPY3,050.0JPY3,050.0JPY13.0 [0.43%]JPY3,094.0
Aeon Mall hits 52-week high fifth time in one month 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning, closing markedly lower at JPY2,358.0JPY2,358.0JPY58.0 [2.52%]JPY2,363.0
Tokyo Tatemono hits 52-week high ninth time in one month 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning, closing markedly lower at JPY1,747.0JPY1,747.0JPY29.0 [1.69%]JPY1,749.0

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Lows in 8 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
NH Foods hits 52-week low second time in one month 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning, recovering to close at JPY2,638.0JPY2,638.0-2,100.0 sen [-0.79%]JPY3,660.0
Shimamura hits 52-week low fifth time in one month 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning, recovering well to close at JPY12,180.0JPY12,180.0-1,000.0 sen [-0.08%]JPY16,025.43
Sawai Pharmaceutical hits 52-week low sixth time in one month 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning, closing higher at JPY5,000.0JPY5,000.0JPY50.0 [1.01%]JPY6,700.0
Hokkaido Electric Power hits 52-week low eighth time in one month 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning, recovering well to close at JPY714.0JPY714.0-700.0 sen [-0.97%]-
Plenus hits 52-week low third time in one month 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning, closing higher at JPY2,171.0JPY2,171.0JPY34.0 [1.59%]JPY2,636.07

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 62 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Ohmura Shigyo keeps rising: up 78.8% in 4 days 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY1,400.0JPY1,400.0JPY300.0 [27.27%]55.3
Daifuku accelerates rise; now up 5.2% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY7,900.0JPY7,900.0JPY240.0 [3.13%]1.7
S-Pool accelerates rise; now up 7.3% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY4,270.0JPY4,270.0JPY375.0 [9.63%]3.9
Japan Investment Adviser keeps rising: up 14.7% in 5 days 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY3,715.0JPY3,715.0JPY315.0 [9.26%]4.7
Mirai Works up 11.9% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY11,630.0JPY11,630.0JPY890.0 [8.29%]0.4

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Falls in 67 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Noda down 5.4% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY1,460.0JPY1,460.0-1,700.0 sen [-1.15%]0
Asahi Yukizai down 3.3% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY2,111.0JPY2,111.0-1,000.0 sen [-0.47%]1
SoftBank Group keeps sliding: down 2.7% in 3 days 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY9,184.0JPY9,184.0-2,600.0 sen [-0.28%]0.6
Hobonichi Co accelerates slide; now down 4.3% in 3 days 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY6,400.0JPY6,400.0-8,000.0 sen [-1.23%]0.4
Azuma House accelerates slide; now down 3.1% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY2,007.0JPY2,007.0-4,300.0 sen [-2.1%]2.9

BSS News Bites alerted Significant uptrend in 39 Stocks through the morning, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Asaka Riken continued its significant uptrend; jumped 7.9% 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning and closed higher at JPY2,893.0JPY2,893.0JPY418.0 [16.89%]13.1
Hephaist Seiko continued its significant uptrend; lifted 2.8% 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning and closed higher at JPY924.0JPY924.0JPY78.0 [9.22%]6.7
Yoshimura Food continued its significant uptrend; climbed 5.6% 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning and closed higher at JPY9,910.0JPY9,910.0JPY1,020.0 [11.47%]6.4
Kitanotatsujin Corp continued its significant uptrend; lifted 3.7% 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning and closed higher at JPY2,410.0JPY2,410.0JPY184.0 [8.27%]4.9
NPC continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.8% 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning and closed higher at JPY295.0JPY295.0JPY14.0 [4.98%]1.7

BSS News Bites alerted Significant downtrend in 7 Stocks in the afternoon, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Maedaseisakusho continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.8% 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning but closed higher at JPY1,208.0JPY1,208.0JPY11.0 [0.92%]1.3
Take and Give Needs continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.9% 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning but closed higher at JPY1,052.0JPY1,052.0JPY14.0 [1.35%]2.1
eBase continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.2% 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning but closed higher at JPY1,368.0JPY1,368.0-200.0 sen [-0.15%]1.8
IBJ continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.9% 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning but closed higher at JPY1,005.0JPY1,005.0-400.0 sen [-0.4%]1.1
Tokyo Base Co continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.9% 19 January 2018 11:00 JST this morning but closed higher at JPY4,395.0JPY4,395.0-6,500.0 sen [-1.46%]2

BSS News Bites alerted that 48 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Asahi Diamond Industrial lifted 2.6% - outperforming 87% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY1,375.0JPY1,375.0JPY62.0 [4.72%]1.6
Adtec Plasma Technology climbed 4.8% - outperforming 93% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY2,112.0JPY2,112.0JPY81.0 [3.99%]0.7
NFK Holdings climbed 5.9% - outperforming 99% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY208.0JPY208.0JPY22.0 [11.83%]19.6
STEP lifted 3.0% - outperforming 93% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY1,913.0JPY1,913.0JPY41.0 [2.19%]1.3
NJ Holdings Inc increased 1.9% - outperforming 96% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY4,025.0JPY4,025.0JPY55.0 [1.39%]0.7

BSS News Bites alerted that 40 Stocks underperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Sugai Chemical Industry decreased 1.4% - underperforming 97% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY207.0JPY207.0-0.5
Shizuki Electric decreased 1.6% - underperforming 96% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY860.0JPY860.0-1,100.0 sen [-1.26%]1.6
Goyo Intex decreased 1.9% - underperforming 96% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY674.0JPY674.0JPY1.0 [0.15%]0.2
AIT decreased 1.8% - underperforming 86% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY1,292.0JPY1,292.0-2,100.0 sen [-1.6%]1.5
Amita Holdings dropped 2.4% - underperforming 100% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:00 JST, it closed at JPY2,829.0JPY2,829.0-7,100.0 sen [-2.45%]0.3