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BSS NEWS BITES ALERTS ISSUED FOR BRAZILIAN MARKET ON FRIDAY 19 JANUARY 2018

NEWS BITES - BRIC

Total Brazilian Market up 11.66 points or 0.37% to 3,203.83

BSS News Bites issued 52 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 283 Stocks traded on the Total Brazilian Market today, of which 33 (63%) were Bullish.

Among the sectors, Public Utilities gained 0.87 percent, Financial added 0.75 percent, while Real Estate slipped 0.13 percent.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Ambev, Brazil's largest consumer products company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.4% to trade at R$22.0 vs. the Brazil Index 50 which strengthened 39.0 points (or 0.3%) to 13,621.9. Representing a weighting of about 15.5% of the index, the stock accounted for 19.5% of today's gain. Trading volume was 88% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which rose 39.0 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.1%.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Energisa, Brazil's 6th largest electric company by market capitalisation, has jumped 9.7% to trade at R$9.93 vs. the Electric sector which strengthened 3.1 points (or 1.1%) to 277.6. Representing a weighting of about 4.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 40.1% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 97% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 81% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which rose 39.0 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 9.4%.

+ Mahle-Metal Leve, Brazil's 2nd largest auto parts & equipment company by market capitalisation, has lifted 2.3% to trade at R$24.86 vs. the Auto parts & equipment sector which strengthened 162.9 points (or 1.2%) to 13,253.3. Representing a weighting of about 19.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for 36.4% of today's gain. The shares have outperformed 80% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 92% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which rose 39.0 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 2.0%.

+ Cielo, Brazil's largest commercial services company by market capitalisation, has increased 1.1% to trade at R$26.65 vs. the Commercial services sector which strengthened 78.2 points (or 0.3%) to 22,660.4. Representing a weighting of about 39.5% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 98% of the market in the past week. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which rose 39.0 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.8%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Whirlpool Preference Shares, Brazil's 2nd largest home furnishings company by market capitalisation, has tumbled 6.7% to trade at R$4.73 vs. the Home furnishings sector which weakened 155.3 points (or 1.5%) to 9,961.2. Representing a weighting of about 23.1% of the sector, the preference stock accounted for the loss. The preference shares have underperformed 95% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 20% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which rose 39.0 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -7.0%.

+ Petroleo Brasileiro, Brazil's largest oil & gas company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.7% to trade at R$19.31 vs. the Oil & gas sector which weakened 13.9 points (or 0.2%) to 5,517.2. Representing a weighting of about 55.6% of the sector, the stock accounted for the loss. Trading volume was 51% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which rose 39.0 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -1.0%.

+ Lojas Americanas SA (SA:LAME3) has decreased 1.7% to trade at R$12.46 vs. the Retail sector which weakened 50.7 points (or 0.1%) to 38,010.4. Representing a weighting of about 4.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for 64.7% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 91% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 1.2 times average so far today.

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

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Industrias J B Duarte tumbled 7.8% 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST in the morning, closing recovered at R$1.13-2.0 centavos [-1.74%]R$1.05

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Itau Unibanco hits 52-week high second time in one month 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST this morning, decreasing slightly to close at R$40.31R$40.3116.0 centavos [0.4%]R$40.43
Energisa hits 52-week high fourth time in one month 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST this morning, sinking sharply to close at R$28.33R$28.33R$1.03 [3.77%]R$28.63
CVC Brasil Operadora e Agencia de Viagens hits 52-week high eighth time in one month 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST this morning, decreasing slightly to close at R$51.26R$51.2626.0 centavos [0.51%]R$51.48
Slc Agricola hits 52-week high ninth time in one month 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST this morning, sinking sharply to close at R$29.82R$29.8252.0 centavos [1.77%]R$30.43

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Cia Energetica De Pernambuco Preference A Shares hits 52-week low fourth time in two months 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST this morning, closing higher at R$14.56R$14.56-94.0 centavos [-6.06%]-
OSX Brasil hits 52-week low twelfth time in one month 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST this morning, closing higher at R$6.55R$6.555.0 centavos [0.77%]R$15.30

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Fibam Companhia Industrial Preference Shares keeps rising: up 28.2% in 5 days 19 January 2018 14:08 BRST, it closed at R$3.35R$3.3522.0 centavos [7.03%]9.4
Brasil Insurance Participacoes E Administracao keeps rising: up 19.3% in 5 days 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$11.62R$11.6224.0 centavos [2.11%]0.6
Banco Bradesco keeps rising: up 5.9% in 5 days 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$35.0R$35.020.0 centavos [0.57%]0.7
Marisa Lojas keeps rising: up 7.1% in 3 days 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$8.31R$8.3116.0 centavos [1.96%]2.7
Trisul keeps rising: up 5.9% in 3 days 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$4.80R$4.8015.0 centavos [3.23%]4.9

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Gerdau down 3.8% in 2 days 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$12.32R$12.32-9.0 centavos [-0.73%]0.1
Telefonica Brasil SA Preference Shares down 2.0% in 2 days 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$49.35R$49.35-136.0 centavos [-2.68%]1.6
Metalurgica Gerdau Preference Shares down 4.5% in 2 days 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$6.57R$6.57-25.0 centavos [-3.67%]2.4
Ideiasnet down 4.5% in 2 days 19 January 2018 14:08 BRST, it closed at R$9.67R$9.67-33.0 centavos [-3.3%]1.3
Karsten Preference Shares down 7.0% in 2 days 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$3.75R$3.75-1.0 centavos [-0.27%]0.6

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Randon SA Implementos e Participacoes continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.8% 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST this morning and closed higher at R$5.97R$5.977.0 centavos [1.19%]1
Cristal Pigmentos do Brasil Preference Shares continued its significant uptrend; increased 0.5% 19 January 2018 12:10 BRSTR$18.5010.0 centavos [0.54%]0.1

BSS News Bites alerted that 8 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Manufatura de Brinquedos Estrela Preference Shares increased 0.8% - outperforming 81% of preference stocks 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$11.86R$11.869.0 centavos [0.76%]0.2
Bombril Preference Shares Shares increased 0.9% - outperforming 82% of preference stocks 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$5.46R$5.46-6.0 centavos [-1.09%]0.2
B2W Cia Digital increased 1.5% - outperforming 90% of stocks 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$18.94R$18.9421.0 centavos [1.12%]0.6
Cia de Tecidos do Norte de Minas - Coteminas Preference Shares increased 1.2% - outperforming 98% of preference stocks 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$7.80R$7.805.0 centavos [0.65%]2.2
Cristal Pigmentos do Brasil Preference Shares increased 1.0% - outperforming 87% of preference stocks 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$18.80R$18.80-80.0 centavos [-4.08%]1.2

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

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Cia Ferro Ligas Da Bahia Ferbasa Preference Shares decreased 1.6% - underperforming 100% of preference stocks 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$23.33R$23.33-46.0 centavos [-1.93%]1
Duke Energy International Geracao Paranapanema Preference Shares decreased 1.2% - underperforming 95% of preference stocks 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$39.50R$39.50-49.0 centavos [-1.23%]1.7
Industrias J B Duarte Preference Shares decreased 0.9% - underperforming 98% of preference stocks 19 January 2018 12:10 BRST, it closed at R$1.07R$1.07-1.0 centavos [-0.93%]1.2