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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR UNITED KINGDOM MARKET ON THURSDAY 19 OCTOBER 2017

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Total United Kingdom Market up 12.81 points or 0.07% to 18,347.32

BSS News Bites issued 286 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 1,472 Stocks traded on the Total United Kingdom Market today, of which 130 (45%) were Bullish.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Unilever, the largest food producer company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has sunk 5.5% to trade at GBX4,299.0 vs. the FTSE 100 Index which weakened 19.8 points (or 0.3%) to 7,523.0. Representing a weighting of about 2.4% of the index, the stock accounted for 50.1% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 90% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 2.2 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 19.8 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -5.2%.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Games Workshop, the largest leisure goods company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has soared 12.1% to trade at GBX2,250.0 vs. the Leisure goods sector which strengthened 7,637.6 points (or 2.4%) to 321,133.8. Representing a weighting of about 23.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 96% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 14.2 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 19.8 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 12.4%.

+ SSE, the largest electricity company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has increased 0.4% to trade at GBX1,392.0 vs. the Electricity sector which strengthened 13.4 points (or 0.2%) to 5,792.8. Representing a weighting of about 82.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. Trading volume was 61% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 19.8 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.6%.

+ BP, the 2nd largest oil & gas producers company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has increased 0.9% to trade at GBX492.15 vs. the Oil & gas producers sector which strengthened 261.0 points (or 4.2%) to 6,491.9. Representing a weighting of about 20.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for 4.2% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.4 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 19.8 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.1%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Prudential, the largest life insurance company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has decreased 0.2% to trade at GBX1,836.0 vs. the Life insurance sector which weakened 16.7 points (or 0.1%) to 17,149.4. Representing a weighting of about 40.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 99.4% of today's loss. Trading volume was 75% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 19.8 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.02%.

+ ITM Power, the 2nd largest energy company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has tumbled 8.5% to trade at GBX45.75 vs. the Energy sector which weakened 6,799.1 points (or 3.5%) to 186,569.8. Representing a weighting of about 15.7% of the sector, the stock accounted for 37.9% of today's loss. Trading volume was 2.2 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 19.8 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -8.2%.

+ John Wood, the largest oil equipment & services company by market capitalisation in the United Kingdom, has dropped 3.1% to trade at GBX692.50 vs. the Oil equipment & services sector which weakened 97.5 points (or 0.2%) to 59,273.2. Representing a weighting of about 3.4% of the sector, the stock accounted for 67.3% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 89% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 2.1 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the FTSE 100 Index which fell 19.8 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -2.9%.

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Modern Water soared 10.5% on strong volume 19 October 2017 11:21 BST in the morning, closing 9.65% higher at GBP10.0GBP1.75 [21.21%]GBP37.88
Tethyan Resources soared 12.8% 19 October 2017 13:21 BST in the morning, closing unchanged at GBP2.1224.0 GBX [12.77%]GBP6.38
Legendary Investments soared 16.7% 19 October 2017 13:21 BST in the morning, closing unchanged at 14.0 GBX2.0 GBX [16.67%]36.0 GBX
Premier African Minerals jumped 9.4% on firm volume 19 October 2017 11:21 BST in the morning, closing unchanged at 35.0 GBX3.0 GBX [9.38%]GBP1.02
Yu Group jumped 6.1% on strong volume 19 October 2017 11:21 BST in the morning, closing -0.64% lower at GBP775.0GBP40.0 [5.44%]GBP780.0

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Falls in 14 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Starvest plummeted 12.4% 19 October 2017 13:21 BST in the morning, closing -5.94% lower at GBP4.12-88.0 GBX [-17.6%]GBP1.75
UK Oil & Gas Investments tumbled 9.1% 19 October 2017 11:21 BST in the morning, closing -5.38% lower at GBP4.75-77.0 GBX [-13.95%]82.0 GBX
Draganfly Investments plummeted 10.0% on firm volume 19 October 2017 13:21 BST in the morning, closing -2.78% lower at 70.0 GBX-10.0 GBX [-12.5%]52.0 GBX
AFC Energy tumbled 8.2% on high volume 19 October 2017 11:21 BST in the morning, closing -1.61% lower at GBP15.25-163.0 GBX [-9.66%]GBP9.50
WPP dropped 2.1% on strong volume 19 October 2017 11:21 BST in the morning, closing -0.87% lower at GBP1,366.0-4,200.0 GBX [-2.98%]GBP1,323.24

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Highs in 29 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Associated British Foods hits 52-week high fifth time in one month 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning, decreasing slightly to close at GBP3,360.0GBP3,360.0-500.0 GBX [-0.15%]GBP3,377.0
3i Infrastructure hits 52-week high sixth time in one month 19 October 2017 11:21 BSTGBP208.50GBP3.0 [1.46%]GBP208.50
Cranswick hits 52-week high second time in one month 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning, sinking sharply to close at GBP3,040.0GBP3,040.0-GBP3,103.0
Londonmetric Property hits 52-week high second time in one month 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning, closing slightly lower at GBP177.30GBP177.30GBP2.0 [1.14%]GBP177.40
Marshalls hits 52-week high third time in one month 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning, sinking sharply to close at GBP463.40GBP463.40GBP24.60 [5.61%]GBP477.50

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Lows in 17 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Impellam Group hits 52-week low eighteenth time in one month 19 October 2017 11:21 BSTGBP555.0-GBP780.13
Tissue Regenix hits 52-week low fourteenth time in one month 19 October 2017 11:21 BSTGBP9.25-13.0 GBX [-1.39%]GBP21.50
Maintel Holdings hits 52-week low twentieth time in one month 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning, closing higher at GBP787.50GBP787.50-GBP1,049.86
Abzena hits 52-week low sixth time in one month 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning, closing higher at GBP29.50GBP29.50-GBP64.0
ReNeuron Group hits 52-week low third time in one month 19 October 2017 13:21 BST this morning, closing higher at GBP1.62GBP1.62-GBP3.50

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 29 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Altona Energy up 77.1% in 2 days 19 October 2017 13:21 BST, it closed at 52.0 GBX52.0 GBX7.0 GBX [15.56%]24.1
President Energy keeps rising: up 27.0% in 4 days 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP11.88GBP11.88GBP1.0 [9.19%]3.2
Marechale Capital up 23.2% in 2 days 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP1.38GBP1.388.0 GBX [6.15%]2.8
Lionsgold up 18.1% in 2 days 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at 85.0 GBX85.0 GBX3.0 GBX [3.66%]2.2
GoldStone Resources keeps rising: up 26.6% in 3 days 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP2.20GBP2.202.0 GBX [0.92%]11

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Falls in 57 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Johnson Service down 2.0% in 2 days 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP144.0GBP144.0-100.0 GBX [-0.69%]0.3
Scapa Group down 2.6% in 2 days 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP476.0GBP476.0-250.0 GBX [-0.52%]1.1
FW Thorpe keeps sliding: down 2.7% in 3 days 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP373.0GBP373.0-850.0 GBX [-2.23%]0
AdEPT Telecom accelerates slide; now down 3.1% in 2 days 19 October 2017 13:21 BST, it closed at GBP310.0GBP310.0-500.0 GBX [-1.59%]0.3
Sports Direct keeps sliding: down 3.2% in 4 days 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP386.70GBP386.70-370.0 GBX [-0.95%]0.5

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.)
Connemara Mining continued its significant uptrend; lifted 3.3% 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning and closed higher at GBP4.0GBP4.032.0 GBX [8.7%]5.4
Softcat continued its significant uptrend; lifted 2.3% 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning and closed higher at GBP486.40GBP486.40GBP20.90 [4.49%]1.3
Pearson continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.1% 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning and closed higher at GBP691.0GBP691.0GBP4.0 [0.58%]1.4
Xaar continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.2% 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning but closed lower at GBP479.25GBP479.25-775.0 GBX [-1.59%]1.3
Silence Therapeutics continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.3% 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning but closed lower at GBP235.0GBP235.0-400.0 GBX [-1.67%]0.3

BSS News Bites alerted Significant downtrend in 6 Stocks in the afternoon, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Weatherly International continued its significant downtrend; sank 5.6% 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning but closed higher at 70.0 GBX70.0 GBX-2.0 GBX [-2.78%]2.1
European Metals Holdings continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.7% 19 October 2017 11:21 BST this morning but closed higher at GBP45.0GBP45.0-1.9
Zegona Communications continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.7% 19 October 2017 11:21 BSTGBP149.0-250.0 GBX [-1.65%]0
Northern Bear continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.7% 19 October 2017 13:21 BST this morning and closed lower at GBP75.50GBP75.50-100.0 GBX [-1.31%]1.4
Velocys continued its significant downtrend; dropped 2.5% 19 October 2017 13:21 BST this morning and closed lower at GBP33.12GBP33.12-176.0 GBX [-5.05%]0.5

BSS News Bites alerted that 28 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Hotel Chocolat Group lifted 2.1% - outperforming 97% of stocks 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP328.0GBP328.0GBP2.0 [0.61%]0.3
Horizonte Minerals jumped 6.2% - outperforming 91% of stocks 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP4.25GBP4.2525.0 GBX [6.25%]2.9
Medica Group increased 0.9% - outperforming 90% of stocks 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP222.0GBP222.0GBP8.0 [3.74%]0.2
Audioboom Group increased 2.0% - outperforming 92% of stocks 19 October 2017 13:21 BST, it closed at GBP3.12GBP3.1210.0 GBX [3.31%]0.6
Spitfire Oil climbed 4.6% - outperforming 97% of stocks 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP5.88GBP5.8826.0 GBX [4.63%]5.6

BSS News Bites alerted that 36 Stocks underperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Reckitt Benckiser decreased 0.5% - underperforming 91% of stocks 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP6,790.0GBP6,790.0-6,700.0 GBX [-0.98%]2.1
Earthport decreased 1.2% - underperforming 98% of stocks 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP19.88GBP19.88-12.0 GBX [-0.6%]0.6
EVR Holdings decreased 1.5% - underperforming 96% of stocks 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP8.0GBP8.0-12.0 GBX [-1.48%]0.1
Chamberlin decreased 1.2% - underperforming 96% of stocks 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP84.50GBP84.50-100.0 GBX [-1.17%]1.5
Cambian Group decreased 1.4% - underperforming 88% of stocks 19 October 2017 11:21 BST, it closed at GBP196.0GBP196.0-175.0 GBX [-0.89%]0.2