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

NEWS BITES - JAPAN

Total Tokyo Market down 3.44 points or -0.02% to 17,743.23

BSS News Bites issued 594 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 3,564 Stocks traded on the Total Tokyo Market today, of which 185 (31%) were Bearish.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Mitsubishi UFJ Financial, the largest bank by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has decreased 0.9% to trade at JPY693.10 vs. the Nikkei 225 Index which weakened 26.6 points (or 0.1%) to 19,702.6. Representing a weighting of about 2.8% of the index, the stock accounted for 18.6% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 87% of the market in the past six months. Trading volume was 51% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 26.6 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.8%.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Mitsubishi, the largest wholesale trade company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has increased 0.9% to trade at JPY2,540.0 vs. the Wholesale trade sector which strengthened 58.2 points (or 0.3%) to 20,059.4. Representing a weighting of about 14.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for 46.6% of today's gain. Trading volume was 56% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 26.6 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.1%.

+ Japan Airlines, the 2nd largest air transport company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has increased 0.5% to trade at JPY3,824.0 vs. the Air transport sector which strengthened 49.5 points (or 0.3%) to 15,978.2. Representing a weighting of about 47.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 80.5% of today's gain. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 26.6 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.7%.

+ Rs Technologies, the 18th largest metal products company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has jumped 7.4% to trade at JPY4,300.0 vs. the Metal products sector which strengthened 47.7 points (or 0.2%) to 20,636.6. Representing a weighting of about 1.0% of the sector, the stock accounted for 32.6% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 94% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 2.4 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 26.6 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 7.5%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Toyota Motor, the largest transportation equipment company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has decreased 0.3% to trade at JPY6,175.0 vs. the Transportation equipment sector which weakened 74.6 points (or 0.3%) to 22,050.5. Representing a weighting of about 35.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 32.4% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 86% of the market in the past one year. Trading volume was 72% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 26.6 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.2%.

+ Takeda Pharmaceutical, the largest pharmaceuticals company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has decreased 0.7% to trade at JPY5,930.0 vs. the Pharmaceuticals sector which weakened 37.7 points (or 0.2%) to 17,465.4. Representing a weighting of about 16.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 55.4% of today's loss. Trading volume was 48% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 26.6 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.6%.

+ Sumitomo Rubber Industries, the 2nd largest rubber products company by market capitalisation in the Japan's, has decreased 1.0% to trade at JPY1,813.0 vs. the Rubber products sector which weakened 43.5 points (or 0.1%) to 29,524.0. Representing a weighting of about 8.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 55.5% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 90% of the market in the past month. Trading volume was 73% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Nikkei 225 Index which fell 26.6 points (or 0.1%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.8%.

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Rises in 23 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
United & Collective Co soared 10.7% on strong volume 17 August 2017 10:57 JST in the morning, closing 8.01% higher at JPY3,910.0JPY640.0 [19.57%]-
New Japan Chemical soared 12.8% on strong volume 17 August 2017 10:57 JST in the morning, closing 4.81% higher at JPY305.0JPY47.0 [18.22%]JPY334.0
Asaka Riken soared 14.0% on extraordinary volume 17 August 2017 13:09 JST in the afternoon, closing 3.7% higher at JPY1,710.0JPY263.0 [18.18%]JPY2,523.0
Accretive climbed 5.9% on extraordinary volume 17 August 2017 13:09 JST in the afternoon, closing 2.67% higher at JPY385.0JPY31.0 [8.76%]JPY493.98
Capital Asset Planning jumped 8.4% on robust volume 17 August 2017 10:57 JST in the morning, closing 1.82% higher at JPY2,580.0JPY242.0 [10.35%]-

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Unicharm dropped 2.1% on high volume 17 August 2017 10:57 JST in the morning, closing -0.94% lower at JPY2,633.0-8,100.0 sen [-2.98%]JPY2,286.24
Unicharm dropped 2.9% on robust volume 17 August 2017 13:09 JST in the afternoon, closing -0.06% lower at JPY2,633.0-8,100.0 sen [-2.98%]JPY2,286.24
Sysmex dropped 2.1% on firm volume 17 August 2017 13:09 JST in the afternoon, closing recovered at JPY6,580.0-12,000.0 sen [-1.79%]JPY5,983.87
Sumitomo Electric Industries dropped 2.2% 17 August 2017 10:57 JST in the morning, closing recovered at JPY1,755.0-2,950.0 sen [-1.65%]JPY1,317.52
JAC Recruitment tumbled 6.3% on strong volume 17 August 2017 13:09 JST in the afternoon, closing recovered at JPY1,608.0-8,900.0 sen [-5.24%]JPY986.87

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Highs in 87 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Keyence hits 52-week high third time in one month 17 August 2017 10:57 JST this morning, decreasing slightly to close at JPY53,190.0JPY53,190.0JPY530.0 [1.01%]JPY53,350.0
Denso hits 52-week high sixth time in one month 17 August 2017 13:09 JST this afternoon, sinking sharply to close at JPY5,405.0JPY5,405.0-300.0 sen [-0.06%]JPY5,452.0
Recruit Holdings hits 52-week high second time in one month 17 August 2017 10:57 JST this morning, sinking sharply to close at JPY2,150.0JPY2,150.0JPY6.0 [0.28%]JPY2,165.0
Oriental Land hits 52-week high eighth time in one month 17 August 2017 10:57 JST this morning, sinking sharply to close at JPY8,144.0JPY8,144.0-2,200.0 sen [-0.27%]JPY8,197.0
Oriental Land hits 52-week high eighth time in one month 17 August 2017 13:09 JST this afternoon, sinking sharply to close at JPY8,144.0JPY8,144.0-2,200.0 sen [-0.27%]JPY8,197.0

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Lows in 19 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
ABC - Mart hits 52-week low third time in one month 17 August 2017 10:57 JST this morning, closing higher at JPY6,080.0JPY6,080.0-1,000.0 sen [-0.16%]JPY7,205.19
ABC - Mart hits 52-week low third time in one month 17 August 2017 13:09 JST this afternoon, closing higher at JPY6,080.0JPY6,080.0-1,000.0 sen [-0.16%]JPY7,205.19
Nagoya Railroad hits 52-week low second time in two months 17 August 2017 13:09 JST this afternoon, recovering to close at JPY494.0JPY494.0-300.0 sen [-0.6%]JPY574.40
Nagoya Railroad hits 52-week low second time in two months 17 August 2017 10:57 JST this morning, recovering to close at JPY494.0JPY494.0-300.0 sen [-0.6%]JPY574.40
Park 24 hits 52-week low eighth time in one month 17 August 2017 13:09 JST this afternoon, closing higher at JPY2,726.0JPY2,726.0JPY19.0 [0.7%]JPY3,364.38

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 148 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
New Japan Chemical up 38.3% in 2 days 17 August 2017 13:09 JST, it closed at JPY305.0JPY305.0JPY47.0 [18.22%]35.5
Vector up 22.1% in 2 days 17 August 2017 13:09 JST, it closed at JPY673.0JPY673.0JPY100.0 [17.45%]0.3
Vector up 22.1% in 2 days 17 August 2017 10:57 JST, it closed at JPY673.0JPY673.0JPY100.0 [17.45%]0.3
CyberStep up 27.3% in 2 days 17 August 2017 10:57 JST, it closed at JPY3,385.0JPY3,385.0JPY90.0 [2.73%]3.6
Liteon Japan up 8.6% in 2 days 17 August 2017 10:57 JST, it closed at JPY316.0JPY316.0JPY45.0 [16.61%]48.1

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Falls in 82 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Dai-ichi Life Holdings down 2.0% in 2 days 17 August 2017 10:57 JST, it closed at JPY1,862.0JPY1,862.0-1,650.0 sen [-0.88%]0.7
Nihon Kagaku Sangyo down 2.6% in 2 days 17 August 2017 10:57 JST, it closed at JPY1,939.0JPY1,939.0-300.0 sen [-0.15%]1.8
Nippon Paint Holdings Co down 2.0% in 2 days 17 August 2017 13:09 JST, it closed at JPY4,095.0JPY4,095.0-3,500.0 sen [-0.85%]1.3
Seiko Holdings down 2.4% in 2 days 17 August 2017 13:09 JST, it closed at JPY488.0JPY488.0-200.0 sen [-0.41%]0.6
Seiko Holdings down 2.4% in 2 days 17 August 2017 10:57 JST, it closed at JPY488.0JPY488.0-200.0 sen [-0.41%]0.6

BSS News Bites alerted Significant uptrend in 87 Stocks through the morning, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
NJ Holdings Inc continued its significant uptrend; climbed 5.6% 17 August 2017 10:57 JST this morning and closed higher at JPY4,040.0JPY4,040.0JPY390.0 [10.68%]4.8
NJ Holdings Inc continued its significant uptrend; climbed 5.6% 17 August 2017 13:09 JST this afternoon and closed higher at JPY4,040.0JPY4,040.0JPY390.0 [10.68%]4.8
Santec continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.4% 17 August 2017 10:57 JST this morning and closed higher at JPY1,159.0JPY1,159.0JPY60.0 [5.46%]2
Taisei continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.3% 17 August 2017 10:57 JST this morning and closed higher at JPY977.0JPY977.0JPY49.0 [5.28%]4.9
Seed continued its significant uptrend; lifted 3.7% 17 August 2017 10:57 JST this morning and closed higher at JPY3,045.0JPY3,045.0JPY202.0 [7.11%]2.8

BSS News Bites alerted Significant downtrend in 11 Stocks in the afternoon, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Nomura System Corporation continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.7% 17 August 2017 13:09 JST this afternoon but closed higher at JPY1,445.0JPY1,445.0JPY8.0 [0.56%]0.2
Cross Marketing Group continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.3% 17 August 2017 10:57 JST this morning but closed higher at JPY608.0JPY608.0-100.0 sen [-0.16%]0
Marusho Hotta continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.3% 17 August 2017 13:09 JST this afternoon but closed higher at JPY371.0JPY371.0-100.0 sen [-0.27%]0.3
Renet JapanGroup continued its significant downtrend; dropped 2.1% 17 August 2017 13:09 JST this afternoon but closed higher at JPY570.0JPY570.0-600.0 sen [-1.04%]0.7
Cross Marketing Group continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.0% 17 August 2017 13:09 JST this afternoon but closed higher at JPY608.0JPY608.0-100.0 sen [-0.16%]0

BSS News Bites alerted that 60 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Kimura Chemical Plants lifted 2.5% - outperforming 98% of stocks 17 August 2017 13:09 JST, it closed at JPY430.0JPY430.0JPY28.0 [6.97%]2.2
Nippon Systemware lifted 3.3% - outperforming 95% of stocks 17 August 2017 13:09 JST, it closed at JPY2,160.0JPY2,160.0JPY70.0 [3.35%]1
Yamax lifted 2.9% - outperforming 92% of stocks 17 August 2017 10:57 JST, it closed at JPY320.0JPY320.0JPY13.0 [4.23%]2.5
Yamax lifted 2.6% - outperforming 91% of stocks 17 August 2017 13:09 JST, it closed at JPY320.0JPY320.0JPY13.0 [4.23%]2.5
Asaka Riken lifted 3.3% - outperforming 93% of stocks 17 August 2017 10:57 JST, it closed at JPY1,710.0JPY1,710.0JPY263.0 [18.18%]5.1

BSS News Bites alerted that 70 Stocks underperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Mebuki Financial Group decreased 1.2% - underperforming 87% of stocks 17 August 2017 10:57 JST, it closed at JPY412.0JPY412.0-400.0 sen [-0.96%]0.6
Fukushima Bank decreased 1.1% - underperforming 86% of stocks 17 August 2017 10:57 JST, it closed at JPY88.0JPY88.0-1.5
Fukushima Bank dropped 2.3% - underperforming 87% of stocks 17 August 2017 13:09 JST, it closed at JPY88.0JPY88.0-1.5
Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories decreased 1.4% - underperforming 86% of stocks 17 August 2017 10:57 JST, it closed at JPY554.0JPY554.0-1,400.0 sen [-2.46%]0.5
Shin Nippon Biomedical Laboratories decreased 1.9% - underperforming 91% of stocks 17 August 2017 13:09 JST, it closed at JPY554.0JPY554.0-1,400.0 sen [-2.46%]0.5