Brazilian stock alert


Afternoon Alert: UNIPAR CARBOCLORO hits 52-week high ninth time in one month 16 January 2018 12:10 BRST


Unipar Carbocloro SA (SA:UNIP3) hit a 52-week high of R$22.90 today for the ninth time in the past one month and last traded at R$22.88. This brought its four-day rise to R$3.75 or 19.6%. Trading volume was 45% of average so far today.

SECTION 1: The past week

Current indications of bullish signals that support the trend in the unusual trading

1.1 At a glance

Weekly: UNIPAR CARBOCLORO in its biggest weekly gain in 2 months January 15, 2018 18:00 BRST

Unipar Carbocloro SA (SA:UNIP3), Brazil's 5th largest Chemicals company by market cap, has climbed R$3.02 (or 16.1%) in the past week to close at R$21.73. In the past week the shares have climbed 16.1%, the biggest weekly gain since November 17, 2017. Compared with the Brazil Index 50 which rose 63.6 points (or 0.5%) in the week, this represented a relative price increase of 15.7%. This has been propped up by high volume of 1.9 times average for the week. In the past week the market cap has jumped R$84.1 million.

1.2 5-day Recap

UNIPAR CARBOCLORO outperformed the Brazil index 50 in 5 out of 5 days.

DayHeadlineClose price [BRL]Price change %Relative change %Comment
MondayFour-bagger UNIPAR CARBOCLORO climbs 4.8% on firm volume21.734.84.3
FridayFour-bagger UNIPAR CARBOCLORO increases 1.2% on spectacular volume20.741.21.1VI=5.5
ThursdayThree-bagger UNIPAR CARBOCLORO jumps 7.2% on robust volume20.57.25.7Top Rise
WednesdayUNIPAR CARBOCLORO hits year-high 6th time in one month19.13-0.40.5Steepest Fall
TuesdayUNIPAR CARBOCLORO keeps rising, up 16.7% in 7 days19.22.62.9

SECTION 2: Technical indicators


The positive 1.44 MACD (Moving Average Convergence Divergence) indicator suggests a bullish signal (12-day minus 26-day Exponential Moving Averages). Both the 12-day and the 26-day EMA are rising - another bullish signal. In the past week, the stock's MACD has been positive every day, a reinforcing bullish signal.

The stock has outperformed 98% of the Brazilian market over the past 6 months.

In the last one month the stock has hit a new 52-week high nine times and in the last three months thirteen times, pointing to a significant uptrend.

The present value of BRL1,000 invested one year ago is R$4,442 [vs R$1,262 for the Brazil Index 50], including a capital gain of R$2,288 and dividend reinvested of R$1,154. The total return to shareholders for 1 year is 344.2%.



The 0.1% discount to 12-month high of R$22.90 against the 239.6% premium to 12-month low of R$6.74 suggests the climb might be peaking.

SECTION 3: Ranking

DescriptionValueRank In Market
Price/MAP2001.27In Top Quartile
MCap $US million198.1In 3rd Quartile
52-week Range (in R$)6.7-22.9
1-month Range (in R$)16.1-22.9
Today's Volatility %5.2In Bottom 8%
Bollinger Bands1.1Bearish

Unipar Carbocloro SA (SA:UNIP3; SAO:UNIP3; BZ:UNIP3)