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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR ITALIAN MARKET ON FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER 2017

NEWS BITES - EUROPE

Total Italian Market up 145.32 points or 0.29% to 50,767.49

BSS News Bites issued 42 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 320 Stocks traded on the Total Italian Market today, of which 25 (59%) were Bullish.

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 lifted 2.9% to trade at EUR17.22 vs. the FTSE MIB Index which strengthened 213.6 points (or 1%) to 22,346.8. Representing a weighting of about 8.3% of the index, the stock accounted for 24.7% of today's gain. Trading volume was 72% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which rose 213.6 points (or 1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.9%.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Banca IFIS, Italy's 4th largest financial services company by market capitalisation, has lifted 3.4% to trade at EUR46.95 vs. the Financial services sector which strengthened 226.1 points (or 0.2%) to 89,513.1. Representing a weighting of about 6.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 89.2% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 88% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 74% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which rose 213.6 points (or 1%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 2.4%.

+ Enel, Italy's largest utility company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.4% to trade at EUR5.18 vs. the Utility sector which strengthened 86.1 points (or 0.3%) to 27,306.5. Representing a weighting of about 41.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 50.8% of today's gain. Trading volume was 54% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which rose 213.6 points (or 1%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.6%.

+ Recordati, Italy's largest health care company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.5% to trade at EUR39.71 vs. the Health care sector which strengthened 387.3 points (or 0.2%) to 188,934.5. Representing a weighting of about 52.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. Trading volume was 76% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which rose 213.6 points (or 1%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.5%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Autogrill, Italy's largest travel & leisure company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.8% to trade at EUR11.07 vs. the Travel & leisure sector which weakened 17.2 points (or 0.04%) to 40,648.4. Representing a weighting of about 62.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. The shares have underperformed 90% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 50% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE MIB Index which rose 213.6 points (or 1%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.8%.

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Rises in 2 Stocks through the day:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Notorious Pictures jumped 7.4% on firm volume 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST in the morning, closing 3.42% higher at EUR1.5115.0 EURcents [11.03%]EUR1.60
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles lifted 2.1% on high volume 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST in the morning, closing -0.42% lower at EUR14.2324.0 EURcents [1.72%]EUR15.34

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Sesa hits 52-week high eighth time in one month 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST this morning, sinking sharply to close at EUR28.10EUR28.10-20.0 EURcents [-0.71%]EUR28.67
Aeffe hits 52-week high seventh time in one month 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST this morning, sinking sharply to close at EUR2.25EUR2.25-7.0 EURcents [-3.02%]EUR2.40
Bomi Italia hits 52-week high fourth time in one month 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST this morning, sinking sharply to close at EUR3.60EUR3.60-9.0 EURcents [-2.44%]EUR3.85

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Trevi-Finanziaria Industriale hits 52-week low sixth time in one month 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST this morning, closing higher at 54.0 EURcents54.0 EURcents-0.80 EURcents [-1.46%]EUR1.41

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 4 Stocks through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Elica keeps rising: up 28.0% in 6 days 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR2.86EUR2.862.0 EURcents [0.7%]6.2
A.S. Roma keeps rising: up 9.0% in 4 days 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at 46.82 EURcents46.82 EURcents0.73 EURcents [1.58%]3.2
Imvest keeps rising: up 7.1% in 3 days 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR1.06EUR1.061.0 EURcents [0.95%]0.7
Unipol Gruppo Finaziario up 2.6% in 2 days 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR3.91EUR3.914.0 EURcents [1.03%]0.5

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Biodue down 4.5% in 2 days 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR5.41EUR5.41-7.0 EURcents [-1.28%]0.3
Ecosuntek accelerates slide; now down 7.2% in 2 days 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR9.14EUR9.14-8.0 EURcents [-0.87%]0.5
Safe Bag down 6.0% in 2 days 20 October 2017 14:09 CEST, it closed at EUR5.08EUR5.08-7.0 EURcents [-1.36%]5.2
Carraro down 5.0% in 2 days 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR4.49EUR4.49-16.0 EURcents [-3.44%]1.4
Gefran keeps sliding: down 7.8% in 5 days 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR10.30EUR10.30-40.0 EURcents [-3.74%]1.2

BSS News Bites alerted Significant uptrend in 2 Stocks through the morning:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Piquadro continued its significant uptrend; lifted 2.0% 20 October 2017 12:09 CESTEUR2.044.0 EURcents [2%]1.7
Tech-Value continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.2% 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST this morning but closed lower at EUR4.12EUR4.12-7.8

BSS News Bites alerted that 2 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Giglio Group lifted 3.1% - outperforming 98% of stocks 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR8.06EUR8.06-4.0 EURcents [-0.49%]1.3
Banca Sistema lifted 2.8% - outperforming 93% of stocks 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR2.57EUR2.577.0 EURcents [2.8%]1.5

BSS News Bites alerted that 3 Stocks underperformed on Relative Strength through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Biancamano dropped 3.6% - underperforming 100% of stocks 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at 37.08 EURcents37.08 EURcents0.09 EURcents [0.24%]2.8
Energy Lab dropped 2.1% - underperforming 91% of stocks 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at 63.15 EURcents63.15 EURcents-1.25 EURcents [-1.94%]0.2
Landi Renzo decreased 1.4% - underperforming 98% of stocks 20 October 2017 12:09 CEST, it closed at EUR1.44EUR1.44-3.0 EURcents [-2.04%]0.8