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

NEWS BITES - EUROPE

Total Italian Market down 216.37 points or -0.45% to 48,090.13

BSS News Bites issued 59 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 305 Stocks traded on the Total Italian Market today, of which 22 (37%) were Bearish.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ UniCredit, Italy's 2nd largest bank by market capitalisation, has dropped 2.1% to trade at EUR17.66 vs. the FTSE MIB Index which weakened 196.0 points (or 0.9%) to 21,788.9. Representing a weighting of about 8.7% of the index, the stock accounted for 20.2% of today's loss. Trading volume was 60% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which fell 196.0 points (or 0.9%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.2%.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Amplifon, Italy's 3rd largest health care company by market capitalisation, has lifted 3.8% to trade at EUR11.89 vs. the Health care sector which strengthened 2,066.1 points (or 1.2%) to 172,585.4. Representing a weighting of about 18.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for 58.2% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 88% of the market in the past week. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which fell 196.0 points (or 0.9%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 4.6%.

+ Beni Stabili (MI:BNS) has increased 0.8% to trade at 70.0c vs. the Real estate sector which strengthened 10.7 points (or 0.3%) to 3,243.5. Representing a weighting of about 58.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 87% of the market in the past three months.

+ Piaggio (MI:PIA) has increased 1.2% to trade at EUR2.48 vs. the Automobiles sector which strengthened 67.7 points (or 0.4%) to 18,244.5. Representing a weighting of about 31.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 90% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 1.2 times average so far today.

SECTOR BEARS

+ EXOR, Italy's largest financial services company by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.8% to trade at EUR52.25 vs. the Financial services sector which weakened 859.2 points (or 0.9%) to 89,642.5. Representing a weighting of about 33.0% of the sector, the stock accounted for 61.9% of today's loss. Trading volume was 81% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which fell 196.0 points (or 0.9%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.9%.

+ Autogrill, Italy's largest travel & leisure company by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.7% to trade at EUR10.71 vs. the Travel & leisure sector which weakened 508.1 points (or 1.3%) to 38,562.1. Representing a weighting of about 64.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for 85.9% of today's loss. Trading volume was 90% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which fell 196.0 points (or 0.9%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.9%.

+ Stmicroelectronics, Italy's largest technology company by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.2% to trade at EUR14.40 vs. the Technology sector which weakened 126.2 points (or 0.9%) to 13,633.1. Representing a weighting of about 64.7% of the sector, the stock accounted for 82.1% of today's loss. Trading volume was 66% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which fell 196.0 points (or 0.9%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.3%.

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Rises in 5 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Luxottica Group increased 0.2% 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST in the morning, closing -0.39% lower at EUR48.03-11.0 EURcents [-0.23%]EUR55.94
Luxottica Group increased 0.4% 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST in the afternoon, closing -0.58% lower at EUR48.03-11.0 EURcents [-0.23%]EUR55.94
Saipem increased 0.9% on robust volume 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST in the afternoon, closing -1.22% lower at EUR3.25-1.0 EURcents [-0.31%]EUR5.80
Saipem increased 1.2% on robust volume 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST in the morning, closing -1.52% lower at EUR3.25-1.0 EURcents [-0.31%]EUR5.80
Exprivia climbed 5.2% on high volume 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST in the morning, closing -3.55% lower at EUR1.362.0 EURcents [1.49%]EUR2.15

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Atlantia decreased 0.1% on firm volume 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST in the morning, closing -1.03% lower at EUR26.96-30.0 EURcents [-1.1%]EUR18.89
Atlantia decreased 0.3% on firm volume 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST in the afternoon, closing -0.85% lower at EUR26.96-30.0 EURcents [-1.1%]EUR18.89
Eni decreased 0.4% 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST in the afternoon, closing -0.82% lower at EUR13.24-17.0 EURcents [-1.27%]EUR11.84
Eni decreased 0.5% 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST in the morning, closing -0.75% lower at EUR13.24-17.0 EURcents [-1.27%]EUR11.84
Generali decreased 0.4% 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST in the afternoon, closing -0.45% lower at EUR15.43-13.0 EURcents [-0.84%]EUR9.94

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Highs in 7 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Iren hits 52-week high tenth time in one month 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST this afternoon, sinking sharply to close at EUR2.29EUR2.29-1.0 EURcents [-0.43%]EUR2.32
Iren hits 52-week high tenth time in one month 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST this morning, sinking sharply to close at EUR2.29EUR2.29-1.0 EURcents [-0.43%]EUR2.32
IGD SIIQ hits 52-week high fourth time in one month 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST this morning, sinking sharply to close at 86.20 EURcents86.20 EURcents-0.55 EURcents [-0.63%]86.75 EURcents
Piquadro hits 52-week high eighth time in one month 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST this morning, sinking sharply to close at EUR1.83EUR1.83-EUR1.85
Piquadro hits 52-week high eighth time in one month 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST this afternoon, sinking sharply to close at EUR1.83EUR1.83-EUR1.85

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Lows in 2 Stocks through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Safilo Group hits 52-week low fifth time in one month 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST this afternoon, closing higher at EUR5.91EUR5.91-4.0 EURcents [-0.67%]EUR10.15
Safilo Group hits 52-week low fifth time in one month 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST this morning, closing higher at EUR5.91EUR5.91-4.0 EURcents [-0.67%]EUR10.15

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Energy Lab up 45.9% in 2 days 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at 87.0 EURcents87.0 EURcents7.0 EURcents [8.75%]15.8
Energy Lab up 45.9% in 2 days 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST, it closed at 87.0 EURcents87.0 EURcents7.0 EURcents [8.75%]15.8
Carraro keeps rising: up 16.3% in 3 days 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST, it closed at EUR3.84EUR3.8411.0 EURcents [2.95%]2.8
Carraro keeps rising: up 16.0% in 3 days 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR3.84EUR3.8411.0 EURcents [2.95%]2.8
Unieuro keeps rising: up 8.2% in 3 days 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR17.69EUR17.6929.0 EURcents [1.67%]1.3

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.)
IRCE down 4.3% in 2 days 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR2.25EUR2.25-2.0 EURcents [-0.88%]0.7
Prima Industrie down 5.5% in 2 days 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR36.57EUR36.57-93.0 EURcents [-2.48%]2.5
Prima Industrie down 5.6% in 2 days 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST, it closed at EUR36.57EUR36.57-93.0 EURcents [-2.48%]2.5
Poligrafici Printing down 6.7% in 2 days 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST, it closed at 50.65 EURcents50.65 EURcents-1.35 EURcents [-2.6%]1.3
Trevi-Finanziaria Industriale down 5.7% in 2 days 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST, it closed at 76.35 EURcents76.35 EURcents-2.05 EURcents [-2.61%]1.3

BSS News Bites alerted that 6 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Tod's lifted 2.8% - outperforming 94% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST, it closed at EUR59.45EUR59.4595.0 EURcents [1.62%]1.8
Ergycapital increased 0.6% - outperforming 88% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST, it closed at 7.34 EURcents7.34 EURcents0.08 EURcents [1.1%]2.6
Banco di Desio e della Brianza RSP increased 0.4% - outperforming 88% of preference stocks 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST, it closed at EUR2.25EUR2.251.0 EURcents [0.45%]1
MC Link increased 0.7% - outperforming 98% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST, it closed at EUR15.40EUR15.407.0 EURcents [0.46%]0.1
Societa Sportiva Lazio increased 1.0% - outperforming 90% of stocks 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at 72.80 EURcents72.80 EURcents0.20 EURcents [0.28%]0.3

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
BEE Team decreased 1.5% - underperforming 95% of stocks 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at 77.40 EURcents77.40 EURcents-2.60 EURcents [-3.25%]1.2
Nice decreased 2.0% - underperforming 100% of stocks 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR3.53EUR3.53-5.0 EURcents [-1.4%]0.7
Nice decreased 2.0% - underperforming 99% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST, it closed at EUR3.53EUR3.53-5.0 EURcents [-1.4%]0.7
Visibilia Editore dropped 2.6% - underperforming 90% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:06 CEST, it closed at 15.90 EURcents15.90 EURcents-0.52 EURcents [-3.17%]2.5
Class Editori decreased 1.8% - underperforming 93% of stocks 17 August 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at 36.19 EURcents36.19 EURcents-0.49 EURcents [-1.34%]0.1