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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR BRAZILIAN MARKET ON FRIDAY 25 MAY 2018

NEWS BITES - BRIC

Total Brazilian Market down 38.62 points or -1.22% to 3,122.88

BSS News Bites issued 53 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 290 Stocks traded on the Total Brazilian Market today, of which 28 (52%) were Bearish.

Among the sectors, Basic Materials slipped 1.67 percent, Industrial Sector weakened 0.54 percent, while Real Estate gained 0.65 percent.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ VALE, Brazil's largest iron/steel company by market capitalisation, has decreased 1.9% to trade at R$51.48 vs. the Brazil Index 50 which weakened 63.0 points (or 0.5%) to 13,348.1. Representing a weighting of about 11.7% of the index, the stock accounted for 46.7% of today's loss. Trading volume was 86% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 63.0 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.4%.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Porto Seguro SA (SA:PSSA3) has lifted 2.1% to trade at R$46.57 vs. the Insurance sector which strengthened 82.7 points (or 0.3%) to 29,292.9. Representing a weighting of about 17.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 88% of the market in the past month. Trading volume was 1.9 times average so far today.

+ Petroleo Brasileiro SA (SA:PETR4) has increased 1.9% to trade at R$20.46 vs. the Oil & gas sector which strengthened 72.3 points (or 1.1%) to 6,444.2. Representing a weighting of about 37.9% of the sector, the preference stock accounted for 63.0% of today's gain. Trading volume was 1.4 times average so far today.

+ Petroleo Brasileiro SA (SA:PETR3) has increased 1.1% to trade at R$23.46 vs. the Oil & gas sector which strengthened 76.8 points (or 1.2%) to 6,448.6. Representing a weighting of about 57.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for 53.9% of today's gain. Trading volume was 66% of average so far today.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Paranapanema, Brazil's largest mining company by market capitalisation, has dropped 3.7% to trade at R$1.05 vs. the Mining sector which weakened 151.3 points (or 3.5%) to 4,130.9. Representing a weighting of about 96.2% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. The shares have underperformed 86% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 1.1 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 63.0 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -3.2%.

+ Bradespar Preference Shares, Brazil's largest investment company by market capitalisation, has dropped 2.8% to trade at R$32.40 vs. the Investment sector which weakened 133.8 points (or 2.2%) to 5,955.6. Representing a weighting of about 54.9% of the sector, the preference stock accounted for 69.7% of today's loss. Trading volume was 56% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 63.0 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -2.3%.

+ Ambev, Brazil's largest consumer products company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.8% to trade at R$20.16 vs. the Industrial sector index which weakened 85.5 points (or 0.5%) to 15,795.4. Representing a weighting of about 47.2% of the index, the stock accounted for 73.1% of today's loss. Trading volume was 1.7 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which fell 63.0 points (or 0.5%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.4%.

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
WLM Participacoes E Comercio De Maquinas E Veiculos climbed 5.3% 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT in the morning, closing -0.17% lower at R$5.7828.0 centavos [5.09%]-
IGB Eletronica jumped 6.6% 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT in the morning, closing -1.23% lower at 80.0 centavos4.0 centavos [5.26%]R$1.70
Technos climbed 5.2% 25 May 2018 13:07 BRT in the afternoon, closing -1.49% lower at R$1.987.0 centavos [3.66%]R$5.22

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
UNIPAR CARBOCLORO tumbled 6.0% 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT in the morning, closing -2.54% lower at R$38.0-350.0 centavos [-8.43%]R$9.21
Plascar Participacoes Industriais plummeted 12.2% on robust volume 25 May 2018 13:07 BRT in the afternoon, closing recovered at R$4.54-46.0 centavos [-9.2%]R$3.87

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Lows in 5 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Elektro Redes Preference Shares hits 52-week low third time in one month 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT this morning, closing higher at R$18.40R$18.40-42.0 centavos [-2.23%]R$23.50
JHSF Participacoes hits 52-week low eighth time in one month 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT this morning, closing higher at R$1.20R$1.20-R$2.47
Renova Energia hits 52-week low third time in one month 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT this morning, closing higher at 75.0 centavos75.0 centavos-1.0 centavos [-1.32%]R$3.37
Lupatech hits 52-week low ninth time in one month 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT this morning, closing higher at R$1.95R$1.951.0 centavos [0.52%]R$4.74
Teka Tecelagem Kuehnrich Preference Shares hits 52-week low second time in one month 25 May 2018 13:07 BRT this afternoon, closing higher at R$6.0R$6.0-56.0 centavos [-8.54%]R$20.0

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 4 Stocks through the day:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Ser Educacional up 4.8% in 2 days 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$18.15R$18.15-14.0 centavos [-0.77%]1.1
Cielo keeps rising: up 4.4% in 4 days 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$17.15R$17.15-18.0 centavos [-1.04%]0.6
Energisa up 2.2% in 2 days 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$30.98R$30.98-2.0 centavos [-0.06%]0.5
BR Malls Participacoes up 3.1% in 2 days 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$10.50R$10.50-10.0 centavos [-0.94%]1.4

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
AES TIETE ENERGIA keeps sliding: down 3.4% in 3 days 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$10.06R$10.06-24.0 centavos [-2.33%]1.1
Usinas Siderurgicas de Minas Gerais accelerates slide; now down 4.1% in 5 days 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$12.85R$12.85-27.0 centavos [-2.06%]1
Springs Global Participacoes keeps sliding: down 7.2% in 3 days 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$7.74R$7.74-3.0 centavos [-0.39%]0.5
B3 keeps sliding: down 8.7% in 3 days 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$21.02R$21.02-58.0 centavos [-2.69%]2.7
Schulz Preference Shares keeps sliding: down 6.5% in 3 days 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$7.30R$7.30-40.0 centavos [-5.19%]0.9

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Cia Brasileira de Distribuicao Grupo Pao de Acucar Preference Shares continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.2% 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT this morning but closed lower at R$78.67R$78.67-148.0 centavos [-1.85%]0.9

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Centrais Eletricas Brasileiras Preference Shares Series B continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.9% 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT this morning but closed higher at R$18.07R$18.0754.0 centavos [3.08%]1.2

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.)
Senior Solution increased 0.1% - outperforming 83% of stocks 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$25.99R$25.99-12.0 centavos [-0.46%]0.4
Minerva increased 1.0% - outperforming 94% of stocks 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$7.72R$7.7247.0 centavos [6.48%]1.6
Cristal Pigmentos do Brasil Preference Shares increased 1.9% - outperforming 99% of preference stocks 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$23.83R$23.8343.0 centavos [1.84%]3.1
Cristal Pigmentos do Brasil Preference Shares lifted 2.2% - outperforming 98% of preference stocks 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$23.50R$23.50R$1.0 [4.44%]0.2
Porto Seguro increased 1.9% - outperforming 88% of stocks 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$45.58R$45.58-4.0 centavos [-0.09%]1.2

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Renova Energia decreased 0.5% - underperforming 96% of units 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$2.23R$2.231.0 centavos [0.45%]0.5
LPS Brasil - Consultoria De Imoveis decreased 1.9% - underperforming 92% of stocks 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$3.59R$3.59-4.0 centavos [-1.1%]1.7
Tec Toy sank 5.6% - underperforming 87% of stocks 25 May 2018 11:10 BRT, it closed at R$1.60R$1.60-0.7