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

NEWS BITES - EUROPE

Total Italian Market up 268.17 points or 0.52% to 51,987.85

BSS News Bites issued 42 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 326 Stocks traded on the Total Italian Market today, of which 27 (64%) were Bullish.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Generali, Italy's largest insurance company by market capitalisation, has lifted 2.3% to trade at EUR16.17 vs. the FTSE MIB Index which strengthened 118.4 points (or 0.5%) to 23,749.2. Representing a weighting of about 5.2% of the index, the stock accounted for 24.4% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 84% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 2.0 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which rose 118.4 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.8%.

+ UniCredit (MI:UCG) has increased 1.0% to trade at EUR17.68 vs. the FTSE MIB Index which strengthened 137.2 points (or 0.6%) to 23,768.1. Representing a weighting of about 8.2% of the index, the stock accounted for 13.6% of today's gain.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Atlantia, Italy's largest industrial goods & services company by market capitalisation, has lifted 2.2% to trade at EUR27.22 vs. the Industrial goods & services sector which strengthened 435.6 points (or 0.8%) to 55,805.2. Representing a weighting of about 27.7% of the sector, the stock accounted for 76.4% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 84% of the market in the past week. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which rose 118.4 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.7%.

+ Davide Campari- Milano, Italy's largest food/beverage/tobacco company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.8% to trade at EUR6.30 vs. the Food/beverage/tobacco sector which strengthened 217.0 points (or 0.4%) to 51,863.9. Representing a weighting of about 51.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 98.8% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.4 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which rose 118.4 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.3%.

+ Enel, Italy's largest utility company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.6% to trade at EUR5.39 vs. the Utility sector which strengthened 113.9 points (or 0.4%) to 27,423.2. Representing a weighting of about 42.0% of the sector, the stock accounted for 56.0% of today's gain. Trading volume was 93% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which rose 118.4 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.1%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Mediaset S.P.A (MI:MS) has decreased 0.9% to trade at EUR3.22 vs. the Media sector which weakened 13.3 points (or 0.05%) to 25,163.8. Representing a weighting of about 9.4% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. The shares have underperformed 94% of the market in the past one year. Trading volume was 1.3 times average so far today.

+ Buzzi Unicem (MI:BZU) has decreased 0.9% to trade at EUR23.26 vs. the Construction & materials sector which weakened 107.3 points (or 0.2%) to 45,359.8. Representing a weighting of about 23.7% of the sector, the stock accounted for 92.6% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 92% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 1.7 times average so far today.

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Highs in 3 Stocks through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Amplifon hits 52-week high fourth time in one month 19 January 2018 11:08 CET this morning, sinking sharply to close at EUR14.26EUR14.2631.0 EURcents [2.22%]EUR14.35
Societa Sportiva Lazio hits 52-week high seventh time in one month 19 January 2018 11:08 CET this morning, sinking sharply to close at EUR1.81EUR1.81-3.0 EURcents [-1.63%]EUR1.89
Fidia hits 52-week high sixth time in one month 19 January 2018 11:08 CET this morning, sinking sharply to close at EUR9.08EUR9.0862.0 EURcents [7.33%]EUR9.20

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Primi Sui Motori hits 52-week low second time in six months 19 January 2018 11:08 CET this morning, closing higher at EUR1.40EUR1.40-1.0 EURcents [-0.71%]EUR2.17

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 6 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Eems Italia up 17.2% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at 10.20 EURcents10.20 EURcents1.20 EURcents [13.33%]2.3
MailUp up 5.7% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR2.60EUR2.606.0 EURcents [2.36%]1.1
Crescita keeps rising: up 8.0% in 3 days 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR10.50EUR10.5030.0 EURcents [2.94%]22.1
Datalogic keeps rising: up 4.3% in 3 days 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR32.90EUR32.9060.0 EURcents [1.86%]0.5
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles keeps rising: up 3.8% in 3 days 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR19.55EUR19.5539.0 EURcents [2.04%]1.1

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.)
Banca Carige down 4.3% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at 0.88 EURcents0.88 EURcents-0.03 EURcents [-3.3%]2.5
Geox keeps sliding: down 6.2% in 3 days 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR2.68EUR2.68-17.0 EURcents [-5.96%]8.6
Digitouch keeps sliding: down 7.0% in 4 days 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR1.60EUR1.60-0.8
Softec accelerates slide; now down 3.6% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR3.07EUR3.077.0 EURcents [2.33%]0.6
Davide Campari- Milano down 2.7% in 2 days 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR6.30EUR6.305.0 EURcents [0.8%]1.4

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Azimut Holding continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.6% 19 January 2018 11:08 CET this morning but closed lower at EUR18.88EUR18.8820.0 EURcents [1.07%]1.4

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Saras continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.1% 19 January 2018 11:08 CET this morning and closed lower at EUR1.78EUR1.78-3.0 EURcents [-1.66%]1.2

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
IRCE increased 1.4% - outperforming 94% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR2.84EUR2.843.0 EURcents [1.07%]0.7
Caltagirone Editore lifted 2.1% - outperforming 97% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR1.41EUR1.41-2.0 EURcents [-1.4%]0.3
El.En lifted 2.3% - outperforming 90% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR27.34EUR27.3484.0 EURcents [3.17%]2.7
Pierrel climbed 4.4% - outperforming 98% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at 23.10 EURcents23.10 EURcents0.30 EURcents [1.32%]2

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Unieuro decreased 0.8% - underperforming 82% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR14.08EUR14.08-20.0 EURcents [-1.4%]1.1
Monrif decreased 1.5% - underperforming 92% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at 19.55 EURcents19.55 EURcents-0.30 EURcents [-1.51%]0.1
Sesa decreased 0.9% - underperforming 92% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at EUR27.30EUR27.30-5.0 EURcents [-0.18%]1.3
Trevi-Finanziaria Industriale decreased 1.9% - underperforming 98% of stocks 19 January 2018 11:08 CET, it closed at 38.90 EURcents38.90 EURcents-0.55 EURcents [-1.39%]0.6