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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR ITALIAN MARKET ON FRIDAY 17 AUGUST 2018

NEWS BITES - EUROPE

Total Italian Market down 147.22 points or -0.31% to 47,095.44

BSS News Bites issued 45 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 301 Stocks traded on the Total Italian Market today, of which 28 (62%) were Bearish.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Saipem, Italy's 2nd largest oil & gas company by market capitalisation, has dropped 3.3% to trade at EUR4.41 vs. the FTSE MIB Index which weakened 108.9 points (or 0.5%) to 20,415.3. Representing a weighting of about 10.3% of the index, the stock accounted for 63.8% of today's loss. Trading volume was 59% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which fell 108.9 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -2.8%.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Atlantia, Italy's largest industrial goods & services company by market capitalisation, has climbed 5.7% to trade at EUR19.34 vs. the Industrial goods & services sector which strengthened 450.2 points (or 1%) to 45,488.0. Representing a weighting of about 24.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. Trading volume was 5.7 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which fell 108.9 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 6.2%.

+ Beni Stabili, Italy's largest real estate company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.7% to trade at 75.65c vs. the Real estate sector which strengthened 13.8 points (or 0.4%) to 3,590.0. Representing a weighting of about 55.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 94.9% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 84% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 16% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which fell 108.9 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.2%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Banco Bpm, Italy's 3rd largest financial services company by market capitalisation, has dropped 2.9% to trade at EUR2.04 vs. the Financial services sector which weakened 535.5 points (or 0.7%) to 81,010.2. Representing a weighting of about 8.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for 35.5% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 98% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 1.4 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which fell 108.9 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -2.3%.

+ DeLonghi, Italy's 2nd largest personal & household goods company by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.2% to trade at EUR26.98 vs. the Personal & household goods sector which weakened 193.6 points (or 0.08%) to 254,571.4. Representing a weighting of about 2.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 40.5% of today's loss. Trading volume was 82% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which fell 108.9 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.7%.

+ Buzzi Unicem (MI:BZU) has dropped 2.4% to trade at EUR17.42 vs. the Construction & materials sector which weakened 222.9 points (or 0.6%) to 37,906.4. Representing a weighting of about 21.3% of the sector, the stock accounted for 86.3% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 92% of the market in the past month. Trading volume was 88% of average so far today.

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
TAS Technologies Avanzata dei Sistemi climbed 5.6% on spectacular volume 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST in the morning, closing 0.58% higher at EUR1.7210.0 EURcents [6.17%]EUR2.17

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Lows in 5 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Safilo Group hits 52-week low fourth time in one month 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST this morning, closing higher at EUR3.57EUR3.57-1.0 EURcents [-0.28%]EUR6.05
Carraro hits 52-week low second time in one month 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST this morning, recovering well to close at EUR2.31EUR2.31-21.0 EURcents [-8.33%]EUR4.84
Tiscali hits 52-week low ninth time in one month 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST1.82 EURcents-0.04 EURcents [-2.15%]4.65 EURcents
Mediacontech hits 52-week low fifth time in three months 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST this morning, closing higher at 55.0 EURcents55.0 EURcents-0.20 EURcents [-0.36%]-
Itway hits 52-week low seventh time in one month 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST this morning, closing higher at 84.40 EURcents84.40 EURcents-5.0 EURcents [-5.59%]EUR1.86

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Glenalta up 5.0% in 2 days 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at EUR8.40EUR8.4010.0 EURcents [1.2%]0.3
Juventus Football Club keeps rising: up 3.6% in 3 days 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at 87.85 EURcents87.85 EURcents1.15 EURcents [1.33%]0.5
Zucchi keeps rising: up 6.6% in 3 days 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at 2.47 EURcents2.47 EURcents-0.08 EURcents [-3.14%]2

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Beghelli accelerates slide; now down 4.0% in 2 days 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at 34.10 EURcents34.10 EURcents-0.30 EURcents [-0.87%]0.4
PLC accelerates slide; now down 5.0% in 2 days 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at EUR2.14EUR2.14-5.0 EURcents [-2.28%]0.2
Pininfarina down 5.6% in 2 days 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at EUR2.33EUR2.33-5.0 EURcents [-2.1%]0.2
Immsi keeps sliding: down 10.6% in 6 days 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at 44.90 EURcents44.90 EURcents-0.60 EURcents [-1.32%]0.1
Intesa Sanpaolo keeps sliding: down 11.5% in 7 days 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at EUR2.18EUR2.18-2.0 EURcents [-0.91%]1.2

BSS News Bites alerted Significant downtrend in 3 Stocks in the afternoon:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Grifal continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.8% 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST this morning but closed higher at EUR6.05EUR6.055.0 EURcents [0.83%]0
ASTM continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.7% 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST this morning but closed higher at EUR17.92EUR17.922.0 EURcents [0.11%]2.7
Banco Bpm continued its significant downtrend; dropped 3.3% 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST this morning but closed higher at EUR2.04EUR2.04-6.0 EURcents [-2.86%]1.4

BSS News Bites alerted that 5 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Compagnia Immobiliare Azionaria lifted 2.6% - outperforming 99% of stocks 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at 17.85 EURcents17.85 EURcents0.35 EURcents [2%]0.1
Carel Industries increased 1.5% - outperforming 83% of stocks 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at EUR8.43EUR8.43-4.0 EURcents [-0.47%]0.5
Prima Industrie increased 0.5% - outperforming 84% of stocks 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at EUR32.0EUR32.0-0.9
Notorious Pictures increased 1.3% - outperforming 98% of stocks 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at EUR2.33EUR2.333.0 EURcents [1.3%]0.1
Ecosuntek lifted 2.9% - outperforming 98% of stocks 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at EUR5.50EUR5.506.0 EURcents [1.1%]0.5

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Banca IFIS dropped 2.5% - underperforming 95% of stocks 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at EUR20.64EUR20.6418.0 EURcents [0.88%]0.6
Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena dropped 3.9% - underperforming 90% of stocks 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at EUR2.20EUR2.20-11.0 EURcents [-4.76%]0.7
Sciuker Frames dropped 3.0% - underperforming 98% of stocks 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at 95.41 EURcents95.41 EURcents-3.59 EURcents [-3.63%]0.4
Reno de Medici dropped 3.8% - underperforming 93% of stocks 17 August 2018 12:08 CEST, it closed at EUR1.01EUR1.01-5.0 EURcents [-4.72%]1.1