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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR BRAZILIAN MARKET ON THURSDAY 17 AUGUST 2017

NEWS BITES - BRIC

Total Brazilian Market up 25.73 points or 0.95% to 2,727.52

BSS News Bites issued 51 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 283 Stocks traded on the Total Brazilian Market today, of which 27 (52%) were Bullish.

Among the sectors, Financial gained 1.19 percent.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ VALE S.A., Brazil's largest iron/steel company by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.7% to trade at R$31.20 vs. the Brazil Index 50 which weakened 105.4 points (or 0.9%) to 11,359.8. Representing a weighting of about 7.8% of the index, the stock accounted for 14.2% of today's loss. Trading volume was 2.5 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 105.4 points (or 0.9%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.8%.

+ Banco do Brasil SA (SA:BBAS3) has decreased 1.2% to trade at R$30.33 vs. the Brazil Index 50 which weakened 34.8 points (or 0.3%) to 11,430.4. Representing a weighting of about 4.3% of the index, the stock accounted for 17.0% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 83% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 1.2 times average so far today.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Petroleo Brasileiro SA (SA:PETR3) has increased 0.8% to trade at R$13.69 vs. the Oil & gas sector which strengthened 24.7 points (or 0.6%) to 3,943.1. Representing a weighting of about 57.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for 73.4% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.7 times average so far today.

+ Grendene SA (SA:GRND3) has increased 1.0% to trade at R$27.91 vs. the Apparel sector which strengthened 49.5 points (or 0.2%) to 29,931.7. Representing a weighting of about 34.7% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 83% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 3.0 times average so far today.

+ Cia Hering (SA:HGTX3) has increased 1.4% to trade at R$23.73 vs. the Textiles sector which strengthened 13.8 points (or 0.9%) to 1,585.2. Representing a weighting of about 77.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 83% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 1.5 times average so far today.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Magazine Luiza, Brazil's 4th largest retailer company by market capitalisation, has tumbled 8.0% to trade at R$451.0 vs. the Retail sector which weakened 454.7 points (or 1.4%) to 33,307.7. Representing a weighting of about 10.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for 61.8% of today's loss. Trading volume was 3.3 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 105.4 points (or 0.9%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -7.0%.

+ Banco Santander Brasil, Brazil's 3rd largest bank by market capitalisation, has dropped 2.9% to trade at R$26.95 vs. the Financial index which weakened 88.9 points (or 1.2%) to 7,396.8. Representing a weighting of about 11.6% of the index, the stock accounted for 28.4% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 88% of the market in the past six months. Trading volume was 71% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 105.4 points (or 0.9%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -2.0%.

+ Ambev SA (SA:ABEV3) has decreased 0.3% to trade at R$19.75 vs. the Consumption index which weakened 10.9 points (or 0.3%) to 3,375.9. Representing a weighting of about 46.3% of the index, the stock accounted for 43.8% of today's loss. Trading volume was 50% of average so far today.

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Banestes SA Banco do Estado do Espirito Santo Preference Shares jumped 6.1% 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT in the afternoon, closing -0.52% lower at R$3.8320.0 centavos [5.51%]R$4.51
Advanced Digital Health Medicina Preventiva jumped 7.0% 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT in the morning, closing -7.34% lower at R$2.40-2.0 centavos [-0.83%]-

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Plascar Participacoes Industriais tumbled 6.9% 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT in the afternoon, closing -5.67% lower at R$6.32-88.0 centavos [-12.22%]R$2.99

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Highs in 4 Stocks through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Magazine Luiza hits 52-week high fourteenth time in one month 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT this morning, sinking sharply to close at R$451.0R$451.0-3,900.0 centavos [-7.96%]R$508.97
Usinas Siderurgica do Minas Gerais Preference Shares hits 52-week high fifth time in one month 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT this afternoon, sinking sharply to close at R$5.97R$5.976.0 centavos [1.02%]R$6.03
Slc Agricola hits 52-week high fourth time in one month 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT this afternoon, sinking sharply to close at R$22.02R$22.02-54.0 centavos [-2.39%]R$23.04
QGEP Participacoes hits 52-week high second time in two months 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT this morning, sinking sharply to close at R$7.67R$7.677.0 centavos [0.92%]R$7.82

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Brasil Brokers Participacoes hits 52-week low eleventh time in one month 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT this afternoon, closing higher at R$1.04R$1.04-3.0 centavos [-2.8%]R$2.22

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
B2W Cia Digital keeps rising: up 29.1% in 5 days 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT, it closed at R$16.60R$16.60R$1.35 [8.85%]4.4
B2W Cia Digital keeps rising: up 29.1% in 5 days 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT, it closed at R$16.60R$16.60R$1.35 [8.85%]4.4
Industrias Romi accelerates rise; now up 5.7% in 3 days 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT, it closed at R$5.26R$5.264.0 centavos [0.77%]2
Industrias Romi accelerates rise; now up 6.3% in 3 days 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT, it closed at R$5.26R$5.264.0 centavos [0.77%]2
Via Varejo up 4.2% in 2 days 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT, it closed at R$4.34R$4.34-30.0 centavos [-6.47%]2.1

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.)
Sao Martinho down 3.4% in 2 days 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT, it closed at R$16.87R$16.87-12.0 centavos [-0.71%]0.6
Banco Santander Brasil keeps sliding: down 2.6% in 3 days 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT, it closed at R$16.45R$16.45-26.0 centavos [-1.56%]0.9
Banco Santander Brasil keeps sliding: down 2.6% in 3 days 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT, it closed at R$16.45R$16.45-26.0 centavos [-1.56%]0.9
Brasil Brokers Participacoes accelerates slide; now down 3.7% in 3 days 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT, it closed at R$1.04R$1.04-3.0 centavos [-2.8%]1.1
Unipar Uniao De Ind Petroq Preference Shares down 7.2% in 2 days 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT, it closed at R$10.56R$10.56-45.0 centavos [-4.09%]4.9

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Portobello continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.2% 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT this afternoon but closed lower at R$4.12R$4.12-1.1
Bombril Preference Shares Shares continued its significant uptrend; climbed 4.6% 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT this afternoon but closed lower at R$5.61R$5.6115.0 centavos [2.75%]1.7

BSS News Bites alerted Significant downtrend in 4 Stocks in the afternoon:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Light continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.7% 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT this afternoon but closed higher at R$20.68R$20.68-22.0 centavos [-1.05%]1.6
Light continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.7% 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT this morning and closed lower at R$20.68R$20.68-22.0 centavos [-1.05%]1.6
Positivo Informatica continued its significant downtrend; decreased 1.2% 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT this morning and closed lower at R$3.39R$3.39-6.0 centavos [-1.74%]0.7
Profarma Distribuidora Produtos Farmaceuticos continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.5% 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT this afternoon and closed lower at R$7.37R$7.37-13.0 centavos [-1.73%]1.1

BSS News Bites alerted that 4 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Cia Paranaense De Energia Copel Preference B Shares increased 1.7% - outperforming 97% of preference stocks 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT, it closed at R$27.70R$27.70-30.0 centavos [-1.07%]0.9
Santos Brasil Participacoes increased 1.9% - outperforming 90% of stocks 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT, it closed at R$2.12R$2.122.0 centavos [0.95%]0.8
Vulcabras Azaleia lifted 2.3% - outperforming 94% of stocks 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT, it closed at R$9.79R$9.796.0 centavos [0.62%]0.9
Gerdau increased 1.2% - outperforming 85% of stocks 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT, it closed at R$11.22R$11.22-1.0 centavos [-0.09%]0.6

BSS News Bites alerted that 4 Stocks underperformed on Relative Strength through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
EcoRodovias Infraestrutura e logistica dropped 2.7% - underperforming 87% of stocks 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT, it closed at R$10.52R$10.52-29.0 centavos [-2.68%]1.4
Alpargatas dropped 2.7% - underperforming 91% of stocks 17 August 2017 13:09 BRT, it closed at R$14.20R$14.20-44.0 centavos [-3.01%]0.3
Gol Linhas Aereas Inteligentes Preference Shares decreased 1.8% - underperforming 88% of preference stocks 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT, it closed at R$9.63R$9.63-22.0 centavos [-2.23%]0.9
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras Preference Shares Series B dropped 2.8% - underperforming 87% of preference stocks 17 August 2017 11:11 BRT, it closed at R$17.37R$17.37-52.0 centavos [-2.91%]1.2