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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR BRAZILIAN MARKET ON FRIDAY 20 OCTOBER 2017

NEWS BITES - BRIC

Total Brazilian Market up 6.72 points or 0.22% to 3,058.58

BSS News Bites issued 50 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 274 Stocks traded on the Total Brazilian Market today, of which 33 (66%) were Bullish.

Among the sectors, Basic Materials gained 1.25 percent, Financial added 0.3 percent, while Consumption slipped 0.12 percent.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Vale SA (SA:VALE3) has increased 1.0% to trade at R$33.34 vs. the Brazil Index 50 which strengthened 80.2 points (or 0.6%) to 12,834.9. Representing a weighting of about 7.5% of the index, the stock accounted for 12.3% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 83% of the market in the past one year. Trading volume was 1.8 times average so far today.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Petroleo Brasileiro SA Petrobras Preference Shares, Brazil's 2nd largest oil & gas company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.4% to trade at R$16.22 vs. the Oil & gas sector which strengthened 16.9 points (or 0.3%) to 4,796.6. Representing a weighting of about 40.4% of the sector, the preference stock accounted for 50.0% of today's gain. Trading volume was 85% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which rose 11.5 points (or 0.09%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.3%.

+ Smiles, Brazil's largest transportation company by market capitalisation, has lifted 3.6% to trade at R$92.82 vs. the Transportation sector which strengthened 159.7 points (or 1.3%) to 12,550.8. Representing a weighting of about 51.4% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 90% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 2.2 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which rose 11.5 points (or 0.09%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 3.5%.

+ Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras SA (SA:ELET6) has lifted 3.3% to trade at R$24.91 vs. the Electric Power index which strengthened 88.9 points (or 0.2%) to 41,646.1. Representing a weighting of about 4.9% of the index, the preference stock accounted for 76.1% of today's gain. The preference shares have outperformed 82% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 2.9 times average so far today.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Via Varejo, Brazil's largest household products/wares company by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.4% to trade at R$23.59 vs. the Household products/wares sector which weakened 210.8 points (or 1.1%) to 18,389.2. Representing a weighting of about 71.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 90.0% of today's loss. Trading volume was 3.5 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which rose 11.5 points (or 0.09%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.5%.

+ JBS SA (SA:JBSS3) has decreased 1.2% to trade at R$7.95 vs. the Food sector which weakened 25.2 points (or 0.1%) to 16,531.2. Representing a weighting of about 17.4% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. The shares have underperformed 98% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 1.7 times average so far today.

+ Alupar Investimento SA (SA:ALUP11) has decreased 0.9% to trade at R$18.29 vs. the Investment sector which weakened 10.8 points (or 0.2%) to 4,864.1. Representing a weighting of about 25.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for 99.1% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 81% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 1.8 times average so far today.

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Mundial S.A. - Produtos De Consumo sank 5.4% 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST in the morning, closing -1.49% lower at R$18.52-135.0 centavos [-6.79%]R$8.80

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Alpargatas hits 52-week high fifth time in one month 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST this morning, sinking sharply to close at R$17.29R$17.2939.0 centavos [2.31%]R$17.45
Jereissati Participacoes Preference Shares hits 52-week high fourteenth time in one month 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST this morning, sinking sharply to close at R$21.48R$21.4818.0 centavos [0.85%]R$22.0
Randon SA Implementos e Participacoes hits 52-week high third time in one month 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST this morning, sinking sharply to close at R$5.94R$5.94-R$6.12

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Construtora Lix Da Cunha Preference Shares hits 52-week low third time in one month 20 October 2017 14:08 BRST this afternoon, closing higher at R$1.18R$1.18-2.0 centavos [-1.67%]R$2.98
Industrias J B Duarte hits 52-week low seventh time in one month 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST this morning, closing higher at R$1.61R$1.61-8.0 centavos [-4.73%]R$5.20

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 14.8% in 3 days 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$22.51R$22.51R$1.10 [5.14%]2.9
Portobello keeps rising: up 9.0% in 3 days 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$5.87R$5.8727.0 centavos [4.82%]1.5
Marcopolo keeps rising: up 7.8% in 3 days 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$3.55R$3.555.0 centavos [1.43%]0.5
Bombril Preference Shares Shares keeps rising: up 5.9% in 3 days 20 October 2017 14:08 BRST, it closed at R$4.95R$4.956.0 centavos [1.23%]0.2
Vale Preference Shares up 4.9% in 2 days 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$30.67R$30.67-1.0 centavos [-0.03%]0.1

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Falls in 5 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Tegma Gestao Logistica keeps sliding: down 7.9% in 4 days 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$19.99R$19.99-41.0 centavos [-2.01%]2.3
JBS keeps sliding: down 7.9% in 5 days 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$7.95R$7.95-10.0 centavos [-1.24%]0.6
Bco Mercantil De Investimentos Preference Shares keeps sliding: down 36.7% in 4 days 20 October 2017 14:08 BRST, it closed at R$31.90R$31.90-67.0 centavos [-2.06%]0.3
Manufatura de Brinquedos Estrela Preference Shares down 7.9% in 2 days 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$10.96R$10.9646.0 centavos [4.38%]0.5
Estacio Participacoes down 2.7% in 2 days 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$30.95R$30.9510.0 centavos [0.32%]1

BSS News Bites alerted Significant uptrend in 1 Stock through the morning:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Via Varejo continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.8% 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST this morning but closed lower at R$7.96R$7.96-4.0 centavos [-0.5%]1.5

BSS News Bites alerted that 7 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Viver Incorporadora e Construtora lifted 3.9% - outperforming 99% of stocks 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$2.72R$2.7217.0 centavos [6.67%]0.9
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras Preference Shares Series B lifted 2.0% - outperforming 88% of preference stocks 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$25.55R$25.55R$1.43 [5.93%]1.4
Randon SA Implementos e Participacoes Preference Shares lifted 2.1% - outperforming 92% of preference stocks 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$7.85R$7.8517.0 centavos [2.21%]1
Trisul increased 0.8% - outperforming 99% of stocks 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$4.02R$4.022.0 centavos [0.5%]1.2
Arezzo Industria e Comercio increased 1.5% - outperforming 90% of stocks 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$53.45R$53.4525.0 centavos [0.47%]0.9

BSS News Bites alerted that 6 Stocks underperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Industrias J B Duarte Preference Shares decreased 1.9% - underperforming 95% of preference stocks 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$1.51R$1.51-7.0 centavos [-4.43%]3.2
Companhia De Gas De Sao Paulo Preference Shares decreased 1.0% - underperforming 95% of preference stocks 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$52.95R$52.95-80.0 centavos [-1.49%]0.3
Ideiasnet dropped 2.2% - underperforming 97% of stocks 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$6.95R$6.95-22.0 centavos [-3.07%]1.9
CSU Cardsystem decreased 0.9% - underperforming 90% of stocks 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$10.51R$10.51-19.0 centavos [-1.78%]0.7
Brasil Brokers Participacoes decreased 1.7% - underperforming 97% of stocks 20 October 2017 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$1.20R$1.20-1.0 centavos [-0.83%]1.4