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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR UNITED KINGDOM MARKET ON WEDNESDAY 15 AUGUST 2018

NEWS BITES - EUROPE

Total United Kingdom Market down 33.46 points or -0.6% to 5,558.07

BSS News Bites issued 290 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 1,393 Stocks traded on the Total United Kingdom Market today, of which 173 (59%) were Bearish.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Glencore, the 2nd largest mining company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has sunk 5.7% to trade at GBX298.50 vs. the FTSE 100 Index which weakened 113.8 points (or 1.5%) to 7,497.9. Representing a weighting of about 1.4% of the index, the stock accounted for 5.1% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 95% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 2.0 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 113.8 points (or 1.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -4.2%.

SECTOR BULLS

+ GlaxoSmithKline, the largest pharmaceuticals & biotechnology company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has increased 1.9% to trade at GBX1,590.40 vs. the Pharmaceuticals & biotechnology sector which strengthened 15.9 points (or 0.2%) to 7,352.9. Representing a weighting of about 36.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 82% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 1.1 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 113.8 points (or 1.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 3.4%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ ITM Power, the 4th largest energy company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has sunk 5.2% to trade at GBX29.10 vs. the Energy sector which weakened 715.4 points (or 0.7%) to 107,519.8. Representing a weighting of about 10.7% of the sector, the stock accounted for 84.7% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 83% of the market in the past month. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 113.8 points (or 1.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -3.7%.

+ James Fisher & Sons, the 2nd largest industrial transportation company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has dropped 3.2% to trade at GBX1,754.0 vs. the Industrial transportation sector which weakened 88.2 points (or 0.8%) to 10,725.1. Representing a weighting of about 9.7% of the sector, the stock accounted for 38.1% of today's loss. Trading volume was 1.5 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 113.8 points (or 1.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.7%.

+ Diageo, the largest beverages company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has decreased 1.4% to trade at GBX2,764.50 vs. the Beverages sector which weakened 143.4 points (or 1.3%) to 10,659.3. Representing a weighting of about 93.3% of the sector, the stock accounted for 97.6% of today's loss. Trading volume was 92% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 113.8 points (or 1.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.1%.

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Rises in 10 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Indigovision Group soared 12.3% on spectacular volume 15 August 2018 12:59 BST in the morning, closing 2.63% higher at GBP117.0GBP15.50 [15.27%]GBP251.50
Simian Global soared 20.0% on extraordinary volume 15 August 2018 12:59 BST in the morning, closing unchanged at GBP24.0GBP4.0 [20%]-
DeepMatter Group jumped 7.1% 15 August 2018 12:59 BST in the morning, closing unchanged at GBP3.7525.0 GBX [7.14%]GBP3.80
Admiral Group lifted 3.8% on spectacular volume 15 August 2018 12:59 BST in the morning, closing -0.58% lower at GBP2,062.0GBP64.0 [3.2%]-
Versarien climbed 5.6% on extraordinary volume 15 August 2018 12:59 BST in the morning, closing -2.85% lower at GBP119.50GBP3.0 [2.58%]GBP143.75

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Falls in 17 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Arian Silver tumbled 8.3% on extraordinary volume 15 August 2018 15:52 BST in the afternoon, closing -13.64% lower at 19.0 GBX-5.0 GBX [-20.83%]16.0 GBX
IDE Group Holdings plummeted 15.0% on robust volume 15 August 2018 12:59 BST in the morning, closing -9.41% lower at GBP3.85-115.0 GBX [-23%]GBP2.50
Bluejay Mining sank 5.9% 15 August 2018 12:59 BST in the morning, closing -4.34% lower at GBP15.88-177.0 GBX [-10.03%]GBP15.0
Lidco Group sank 5.8% on high volume 15 August 2018 15:52 BST in the afternoon, closing -1.96% lower at GBP6.0-50.0 GBX [-7.69%]GBP5.75
Ferrexpo sank 5.6% on robust volume 15 August 2018 12:59 BST in the morning, closing -1.76% lower at GBP159.30-1,250.0 GBX [-7.28%]GBP155.90

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Highs in 20 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
NMC Health hits 52-week high seventh time in one month 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning, sinking sharply to close at GBP3,942.0GBP3,942.0-6,000.0 GBX [-1.5%]GBP4,076.0
Renewables Infrastructure hits 52-week high fifth time in one month 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning, decreasing slightly to close at GBP111.40GBP111.4040.0 GBX [0.36%]GBP111.80
Games Workshop hits 52-week high fourth time in one month 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning, sinking sharply to close at GBP3,305.0GBP3,305.0-500.0 GBX [-0.15%]GBP3,385.0
JPMorgan American Investment Trust hits 52-week high fifteenth time in one month 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning, sinking sharply to close at GBP462.0GBP462.0-50.0 GBX [-0.11%]GBP465.50
British Empire Trust hits 52-week high sixth time in one month 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning, sinking sharply to close at GBP758.0GBP758.0-600.0 GBX [-0.79%]GBP767.0

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Lows in 32 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Lloyds Banking hits 52-week low second time in six months 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning, closing higher at GBP60.47GBP60.47-51.0 GBX [-0.84%]GBP70.48
Standard Chartered hits 52-week low third time in one month 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning, closing higher at GBP646.70GBP646.70-1,630.0 GBX [-2.46%]GBP849.76
Shaftesbury hits 52-week low second time in one month 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning, closing higher at GBP905.0GBP905.0-350.0 GBX [-0.39%]GBP1,037.37
KAZ Minerals hits 52-week low second time in one month 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning, recovering to close at GBP547.40GBP547.40-6,520.0 GBX [-10.64%]GBP1,102.50
Intu Properties hits 52-week low third time in one month 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning, closing higher at GBP159.0GBP159.0-165.0 GBX [-1.03%]GBP243.01

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 30 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Infrastructure India up 37.3% in 2 days 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP6.90GBP6.90GBP1.65 [31.43%]15.4
Be Heard Group up 19.6% in 2 days 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP1.10GBP1.105.0 GBX [4.76%]1.9
ClearStar Inc accelerates rise; now up 11.3% in 2 days 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP84.0GBP84.0GBP11.0 [15.07%]13.8
FireAngel Safety Technology Group up 10.8% in 2 days 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP53.0GBP53.0GBP3.0 [6%]2.3
Syncona accelerates rise; now up 3.7% in 2 days 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP271.0GBP271.0GBP8.50 [3.24%]5

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Falls in 46 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
AB Dynamics accelerates slide; now down 3.9% in 2 days 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP1,200.0GBP1,200.0-2,000.0 GBX [-1.64%]0.9
Puretech Health accelerates slide; now down 5.3% in 2 days 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP154.0GBP154.0-100.0 GBX [-0.65%]0.7
TClarke down 5.5% in 2 days 15 August 2018 15:52 BST, it closed at GBP85.30GBP85.30-30.0 GBX [-0.35%]0.6
Edinburgh Dragon Trust down 2.4% in 2 days 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP363.0GBP363.0-1,100.0 GBX [-2.94%]0.6
Avanti Communications down 5.8% in 2 days 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP5.61GBP5.61-11.0 GBX [-1.92%]1

BSS News Bites alerted Significant uptrend in 7 Stocks through the morning, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Management Resource Solutions continued its significant uptrend; jumped 6.2% 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning and closed higher at GBP9.0GBP9.095.0 GBX [11.8%]2.7
Bilby continued its significant uptrend; lifted 2.3% 15 August 2018 12:59 BSTGBP135.50GBP3.0 [2.26%]1
Bioquell continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.0% 15 August 2018 12:59 BSTGBP520.0GBP5.0 [0.97%]1
Medica Group continued its significant uptrend; lifted 2.7% 15 August 2018 12:59 BSTGBP152.0GBP4.0 [2.7%]0.1
Hastings Group Holdings continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.1% 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning but closed lower at GBP263.0GBP263.0-1.2

BSS News Bites alerted Significant downtrend in 8 Stocks in the afternoon, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Lamprell continued its significant downtrend; sank 5.4% 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning but closed higher at GBP65.50GBP65.50-70.0 GBX [-1.06%]1.4
Ophir Energy continued its significant downtrend; dropped 3.5% 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning but closed higher at GBP37.85GBP37.85-50.0 GBX [-1.3%]3.5
Superdry continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.6% 15 August 2018 12:59 BST this morning but closed slightly higher at GBP1,116.0GBP1,116.0-1,600.0 GBX [-1.41%]1.8
Shanta Gold continued its significant downtrend; sank 4.1% 15 August 2018 12:59 BSTGBP4.65-20.0 GBX [-4.12%]0.7
Tekcapital continued its significant downtrend; sank 4.1% 15 August 2018 15:52 BSTGBP11.75-50.0 GBX [-4.08%]1.5

BSS News Bites alerted that 25 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Mpac Group increased 1.5% - outperforming 98% of stocks 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP133.50GBP133.50GBP3.0 [2.3%]0.8
UniVision Engineering climbed 4.7% - outperforming 98% of stocks 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP2.30GBP2.3015.0 GBX [6.98%]5.2
Computacenter increased 1.0% - outperforming 90% of stocks 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP1,542.0GBP1,542.0-400.0 GBX [-0.26%]0.7
Cambian Group increased 0.8% - outperforming 89% of stocks 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP190.50GBP190.50-0
Ascent Resources soared 18.1% - outperforming 99% of stocks 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at 92.0 GBX92.0 GBX20.0 GBX [27.78%]3

BSS News Bites alerted that 40 Stocks underperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Europa Oil & Gas dropped 3.1% - underperforming 86% of stocks 15 August 2018 15:52 BST, it closed at GBP4.12GBP4.12-13.0 GBX [-3.06%]1.2
AO World dropped 3.9% - underperforming 81% of stocks 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP129.20GBP129.20-780.0 GBX [-5.69%]0.3
SafeStyle UK decreased 0.8% - underperforming 96% of stocks 15 August 2018 15:52 BST, it closed at GBP33.0GBP33.010.0 GBX [0.3%]0.6
Connect Group decreased 0.5% - underperforming 85% of stocks 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP28.0GBP28.0-0.9
Abzena sank 4.0% - underperforming 100% of stocks 15 August 2018 12:59 BST, it closed at GBP6.0GBP6.0-25.0 GBX [-4%]0.4