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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR BRAZILIAN MARKET ON THURSDAY 20 SEPTEMBER 2018

NEWS BITES - BRIC

Total Brazilian Market down 2 points or -0.07% to 3,041.69

BSS News Bites issued 54 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 292 Stocks traded on the Total Brazilian Market today, of which 21 (38%) were Bearish.

Among the sectors, Industrial Sector slipped 0.86 percent, Financial weakened 0.37 percent, while Electric Power gained 0.5 percent.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Cielo, Brazil's largest commercial services company by market capitalisation, has sunk 5.4% to trade at R$12.68 vs. the Brazil Index 50 which weakened 2.4 points (or 0.02%) to 13,122.2. Representing a weighting of about 1.5% of the index, the stock accounted for the loss. The shares have underperformed 98% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 1.6 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 2.4 points (or 0.02%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -5.4%.

+ Banco Santander Brasil SA (SA:SANB11) has increased 1.2% to trade at R$35.70 vs. the Brazil Index 50 which strengthened 15.1 points (or 0.1%) to 13,139.7. Representing a weighting of about 5.8% of the index, the stock accounted for 64.4% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 84% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 33% of average so far today.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Via Varejo, Brazil's largest household products/wares company by market capitalisation, has lifted 3.0% to trade at R$16.23 vs. the Household products/wares sector which strengthened 397.1 points (or 3.1%) to 13,210.7. Representing a weighting of about 57.3% of the sector, the unit accounted for 55.2% of today's gain. The units have outperformed 84% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 1.5 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 2.4 points (or 0.02%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 3.0%.

+ Vale, Brazil's largest iron/steel company by market capitalisation, has increased 1.3% to trade at R$59.32 vs. the Iron/Steel sector which strengthened 108.4 points (or 1%) to 10,924.5. Representing a weighting of about 84.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 92% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 66% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 2.4 points (or 0.02%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 1.3%.

+ Equatorial Energia SA (SA:EQTL3) has lifted 2.0% to trade at R$60.14 vs. the Electric Power index which strengthened 369.0 points (or 0.9%) to 39,410.4. Representing a weighting of about 10.3% of the index, the stock accounted for 21.8% of today's gain. Trading volume was 2.3 times average so far today.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Iochpe Maxion, Brazil's 4th largest auto parts & equipment company by market capitalisation, has dropped 2.7% to trade at R$19.76 vs. the Auto parts & equipment sector which weakened 68.8 points (or 0.6%) to 11,682.6. Representing a weighting of about 9.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 44.6% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 88% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 81% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 2.4 points (or 0.02%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -2.6%.

+ Petroleo Brasileiro, Brazil's largest oil & gas company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.7% to trade at R$22.99 vs. the Oil & gas sector which weakened 40.4 points (or 0.6%) to 6,270.6. Representing a weighting of about 58.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for 62.9% of today's loss. Trading volume was 49% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 2.4 points (or 0.02%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.7%.

+ Itau Unibanco, Brazil's 3rd largest bank by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.8% to trade at R$37.47 vs. the Bank sector which weakened 45.5 points (or 0.2%) to 18,034.9. Representing a weighting of about 15.3% of the sector, the stock accounted for 51.8% of today's loss. Trading volume was 14% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 2.4 points (or 0.02%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.8%.

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Rises in 1 Stock through the day:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Inepar SA Industria e Construcoes soared 13.1% on robust volume 20 September 2018 13:09 BRT in the afternoon, closing 0.54% higher at R$7.3989.0 centavos [13.69%]R$8.70

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Falls in 1 Stock through the day:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Viver Incorporadora e Construtora sank 5.3% 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT in the morning, closing unchanged at 18.0 centavos-1.0 centavos [-5.26%]11.0 centavos

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Porto Seguro hits 52-week high seventh time in one month 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT this morning, sinking sharply to close at R$57.10R$57.10-135.0 centavos [-2.31%]R$59.45
Forjas Taurus hits 52-week high third time in one month 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT this morning, sinking sharply to close at R$5.11R$5.1181.0 centavos [18.84%]R$5.45

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Valid Solucoes e Servicos de Seguranca em Meios de Pagamento e Identificacao hits 52-week low seventh time in one month 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT this morning, closing higher at R$12.62R$12.62-79.0 centavos [-5.89%]R$21.26
PDG Realty SA Empreend E Participacoes hits 52-week low Twenty-first time in one month 20 September 2018 13:09 BRT48.0 centavos-4.0 centavos [-7.69%]-

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 11 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Forjas Taurus Preference Shares keeps rising: up 89.9% in 4 days 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$5.30R$5.30R$1.12 [26.79%]30.7
Tec Toy keeps rising: up 20.9% in 3 days 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$1.95R$1.9518.0 centavos [10.17%]28.6
Inepar SA Industria e Construcoes Preference Shares up 11.8% in 2 days 20 September 2018 13:09 BRT, it closed at R$7.39R$7.3998.0 centavos [15.29%]1.6
B2W Cia Digital keeps rising: up 17.5% in 4 days 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$27.98R$27.9848.0 centavos [1.75%]1.6
Industrias J B Duarte Preference Shares accelerates rise; now up 5.5% in 2 days 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at 58.0 centavos58.0 centavos2.0 centavos [3.57%]2.4

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Falls in 6 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Tarpon investimentos down 4.6% in 2 days 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$2.28R$2.28-3.0 centavos [-1.3%]0.4
Construtora Tenda down 4.4% in 2 days 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$25.72R$25.72-97.0 centavos [-3.63%]3.4
International Meal Co Alimentacao down 6.2% in 2 days 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$6.26R$6.26-31.0 centavos [-4.72%]4.6
Suzano Papel e Celulose keeps sliding: down 7.6% in 4 days 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$47.88R$47.88-51.0 centavos [-1.05%]1
Refinaria De Petroleos Manguinhos down 8.2% in 2 days 20 September 2018 13:09 BRT, it closed at R$3.35R$3.35-40.0 centavos [-10.67%]0.7

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Bradespar Preference Shares continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.1% 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT this morning and closed higher at R$34.99R$34.9964.0 centavos [1.86%]0.5
Recrusul Preference Shares continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.3% 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT this morning but closed lower at R$1.54R$1.54-1.0 centavos [-0.65%]0.1

BSS News Bites alerted Significant downtrend in 3 Stocks in the afternoon:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Hapvida Participacoes E Investimentos continued its significant downtrend; dropped 3.5% 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT this morning but closed higher at R$23.30R$23.30-18.0 centavos [-0.77%]3.2
CSU Cardsystem continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.6% 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT this morning but closed higher at R$6.28R$6.28-2.0 centavos [-0.32%]0.6
CCR continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.7% 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT this morning and closed lower at R$8.53R$8.53-22.0 centavos [-2.51%]0.7

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.)
LPS Brasil - Consultoria De Imoveis lifted 2.3% - outperforming 98% of stocks 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$2.99R$2.99-5.0 centavos [-1.64%]1
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes Preference Shares lifted 2.9% - outperforming 97% of preference stocks 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$11.09R$11.0959.0 centavos [5.62%]2.9
Cia Brasileira de Distribuicao Grupo Pao de Acucar Preference Shares increased 1.5% - outperforming 82% of preference stocks 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$84.69R$84.69R$3.70 [4.57%]2.2
Biomm increased 1.2% - outperforming 93% of stocks 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$8.64R$8.6424.0 centavos [2.86%]1.4
Tecnisa SA lifted 2.1% - outperforming 93% of stocks 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at 98.0 centavos98.0 centavos1.0 centavos [1.03%]0.8

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Slc Agricola dropped 2.3% - underperforming 100% of stocks 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$60.41R$60.41-39.0 centavos [-0.64%]0.9
Brasil Brokers Participacoes decreased 1.1% - underperforming 93% of stocks 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$3.65R$3.657.0 centavos [1.96%]0.3
Iochpe Maxion dropped 2.6% - underperforming 91% of stocks 20 September 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$19.76R$19.76-54.0 centavos [-2.66%]0.8