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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR UNITED KINGDOM MARKET ON MONDAY 26 JUNE 2017

NEWS BITES - EUROPE

Total United Kingdom Market down 21.06 points or -0.1% to 22,109.57

BSS News Bites issued 163 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 743 Stocks traded on the Total United Kingdom Market today, of which 56 (34%) were Bearish.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ HSBC Holdings, the largest bank by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has increased 1.2% to trade at GBX688.90 vs. the FTSE 100 Index which strengthened 42.8 points (or 0.6%) to 7,466.9. Representing a weighting of about 6.1% of the index, the stock accounted for 12.7% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 85% of the market in the past one year. Trading volume was 60% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which rose 42.8 points (or 0.6%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.6%.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Andes Energia, the 3rd largest electricity company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has soared 13.6% to trade at GBX65.62 vs. the Electricity sector which strengthened 23.6 points (or 0.4%) to 5,888.5. Representing a weighting of about 2.3% of the sector, the stock accounted for 77.8% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 100% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 6.1 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which rose 42.8 points (or 0.6%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 13.0%.

+ Diageo, the largest beverages company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has increased 0.8% to trade at GBX2,323.50 vs. the Beverages sector which strengthened 110.8 points (or 0.3%) to 33,646.0. Representing a weighting of about 37.4% of the sector, the stock accounted for 90.9% of today's gain. Trading volume was 71% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which rose 42.8 points (or 0.6%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.2%.

+ Photo-Me International, the largest leisure goods company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has lifted 2.8% to trade at GBX174.75 vs. the Leisure goods sector which strengthened 2,014.5 points (or 0.8%) to 269,092.0. Representing a weighting of about 25.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 96.6% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 93% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 32% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which rose 42.8 points (or 0.6%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 2.2%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Imagination Technologies, the 4th largest technology hardware & equipment company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has tumbled 7.5% to trade at GBX158.25 vs. the Technology hardware & equipment sector which weakened 131.4 points (or 0.2%) to 64,584.2. Representing a weighting of about 1.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 60.3% of today's loss. Trading volume was 2.0 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which rose 42.8 points (or 0.6%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -8.0%.

+ Burberry Group, the largest personal goods company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has decreased 0.2% to trade at GBX1,751.0 vs. the Personal goods sector which weakened 14.4 points (or 0.07%) to 20,610.1. Representing a weighting of about 61.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. Trading volume was 50% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which rose 42.8 points (or 0.6%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.8%.

+ Spectris, the 2nd largest electronic & electrical equipment company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has decreased 1.8% to trade at GBX2,603.0 vs. the Electronic & electrical equipment sector which weakened 24.2 points (or 0.3%) to 7,075.8. Representing a weighting of about 21.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. The shares have underperformed 91% of the market in the past week. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which rose 42.8 points (or 0.6%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -2.4%.

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Capita lifted 2.6% on firm volume 26 June 2017 10:44 BST in the morning, closing -0.56% lower at GBP705.50GBP14.0 [2.02%]GBP1,010.08
Mytrah Energy soared 16.0% on strong volume 26 June 2017 10:44 BST in the morning, closing -5.36% lower at GBP26.50GBP2.37 [9.82%]GBP60.96

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
China Nonferrous Gold sank 5.4% on firm volume 26 June 2017 10:44 BST in the morning, closing -2.6% lower at GBP23.62-201.0 GBX [-7.84%]GBP20.0
SolGold sank 5.1% on robust volume 26 June 2017 12:46 BST in the morning, closing -1.34% lower at GBP36.75-250.0 GBX [-6.37%]-
Fresnillo dropped 2.6% on robust volume 26 June 2017 10:44 BST in the morning, closing -0.58% lower at GBP1,555.0-5,000.0 GBX [-3.12%]GBP1,040.20
Sinclair IS Pharma tumbled 6.2% on strong volume 26 June 2017 12:46 BST in the morning, closing unchanged at GBP30.0-200.0 GBX [-6.25%]GBP26.0
Hurricane Energy tumbled 7.3% on firm volume 26 June 2017 10:44 BST in the morning, closing recovered at GBP35.75-200.0 GBX [-5.3%]-

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Highs in 15 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Compass Group hits 52-week high tenth time in one month 26 June 2017 10:44 BST this morning, sinking sharply to close at GBP1,674.0GBP1,674.0GBP6.0 [0.36%]GBP1,683.0
Playtech hits 52-week high sixth time in one month 26 June 2017 10:44 BST this morning, sinking sharply to close at GBP993.50GBP993.50-2,250.0 GBX [-2.21%]GBP1,020.0
Beazley hits 52-week high tenth time in one month 26 June 2017 10:44 BST this morning, sinking sharply to close at GBP489.90GBP489.90GBP8.10 [1.68%]GBP492.80
Jupiter Fund Management hits 52-week high sixth time in one month 26 June 2017 10:44 BST this morning, sinking sharply to close at GBP499.50GBP499.50-850.0 GBX [-1.67%]GBP511.0
Fidelity China Special Situations hits 52-week high thirteenth time in one month 26 June 2017 10:44 BSTGBP216.0GBP2.90 [1.36%]GBP216.0

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Gulf Keystone Petroleum hits 52-week low second time in one month 26 June 2017 10:44 BST this morning, recovering to close at GBP99.25GBP99.25-175.0 GBX [-1.73%]GBP470.0
IGAS Energy hits 52-week low seventh time in one month 26 June 2017 10:44 BST this morning, closing higher at GBP72.75GBP72.75GBP2.75 [3.93%]GBP416.63
Cadence Minerals hits 52-week low fourteenth time in one month 26 June 2017 15:42 BST this afternoon, closing higher at 38.0 GBX38.0 GBX-1.0 GBX [-2.56%]98.0 GBX

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 23 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Andes Energia keeps rising: up 11.5% in 3 days 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP65.62GBP65.62GBP7.87 [13.63%]6.1
Styles & Wood up 12.0% in 2 days 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP327.50GBP327.50GBP15.0 [4.8%]0
Smart Metering Systems keeps rising: up 8.6% in 4 days 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP529.50GBP529.50GBP16.50 [3.22%]0.9
BB Healthcare Trust keeps rising: up 6.2% in 3 days 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP123.75GBP123.75GBP1.63 [1.33%]0
Serica Energy up 7.5% in 2 days 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP30.0GBP30.050.0 GBX [1.69%]0.1

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Falls in 20 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Meggitt keeps sliding: down 2.7% in 3 days 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP496.70GBP496.70-480.0 GBX [-0.96%]0.4
IG Group keeps sliding: down 3.7% in 4 days 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP567.0GBP567.0-250.0 GBX [-0.44%]0.6
Exillon Energy down 5.6% in 2 days 26 June 2017 12:46 BST, it closed at GBP137.50GBP137.50-313.0 GBX [-2.23%]0
Dotdigital Group down 5.6% in 2 days 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP67.0GBP67.0-250.0 GBX [-3.6%]0
Georgia Healthcare Group accelerates slide; now down 7.5% in 3 days 26 June 2017 12:46 BST, it closed at GBP370.0GBP370.0-1,000.0 GBX [-2.63%]0.1

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Worldwide Healthcare Trust continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.9% 26 June 2017 10:44 BST this morning and closed higher at GBP2,563.0GBP2,563.0GBP29.0 [1.14%]0.1
Biffa continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.9% 26 June 2017 10:44 BST this morning but closed lower at GBP220.25GBP220.25-375.0 GBX [-1.67%]0.2

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Petra Diamonds continued its significant downtrend; dropped 2.6% 26 June 2017 10:44 BST this morning but closed higher at GBP113.0GBP113.0-200.0 GBX [-1.74%]0.9

BSS News Bites alerted that 24 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
PZ Cussons increased 1.2% - outperforming 83% of stocks 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP352.80GBP352.80GBP3.30 [0.94%]0.4
Drax Group increased 1.1% - outperforming 88% of stocks 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP346.10GBP346.10GBP7.90 [2.34%]0.8
Oxford BioMedica lifted 2.8% - outperforming 95% of stocks 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP5.60GBP5.6024.0 GBX [4.48%]0.6
AstraZeneca increased 0.5% - outperforming 85% of stocks 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP5,429.0GBP5,429.0GBP28.0 [0.52%]0.6
Watkin Jones increased 1.4% - outperforming 95% of stocks 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP200.0GBP200.0GBP8.0 [4.17%]0.4

BSS News Bites alerted that 11 Stocks underperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Eland Oil & Gas decreased 0.9% - underperforming 92% of stocks 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP52.75GBP52.75-25.0 GBX [-0.47%]0.1
Victoria Oil & Gas dropped 2.3% - underperforming 99% of stocks 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP42.50GBP42.50-100.0 GBX [-2.3%]0.3
Countrywide decreased 1.0% - underperforming 91% of stocks 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP154.25GBP154.25-200.0 GBX [-1.28%]0.2
Bowleven sank 4.7% - underperforming 99% of stocks 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP26.25GBP26.25-50.0 GBX [-1.87%]0.3
Provident Financial dropped 2.0% - underperforming 99% of stocks 26 June 2017 10:44 BST, it closed at GBP2,399.0GBP2,399.0-4,100.0 GBX [-1.68%]1.7