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

NEWS BITES - NORTH AMERICA

Total Canadian Market down 12.32 points or -1.17% to 1,037.09

BSS News Bites issued 228 Alerts on notable trading amongst the 2,237 Stocks traded on the Total Canadian Market today, of which 108 (47%) were Bearish.

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

HEAVYWEIGHT MARKET LEADERS

+ Royal Bank of Canada, Canada's largest bank by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.5% to trade at CAD92.50 vs. the S&P/TSX 60 Index which weakened 2.9 points (or 0.3%) to 886.2. Representing a weighting of about 8.7% of the index, the stock accounted for 13.4% of today's loss. Trading volume was 64% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which fell 2.9 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.2%.

+ Enbridge Inc. (TSX:ENB) has increased 0.4% to trade at CAD49.66 vs. the S&P/TSX 60 Index which strengthened 0.3 points (or 0.03%) to 889.4. Representing a weighting of about 5.2% of the index, the stock accounted for 77.4% of today's gain. Trading volume was 83% of average so far today.

SECTOR BULLS

+ Extendicare, Canada's largest health care providers company by market capitalisation, has lifted 2.7% to trade at CAD9.38 vs. the Health care providers sector which strengthened 8.3 points (or 0.2%) to 3,439.3. Representing a weighting of about 19.3% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 81% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 1.3 times average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which fell 2.9 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 3.1%.

+ Titan Medical, Canada's 5th largest medical devices company by market capitalisation, has soared 12.0% to trade at 14.0c vs. the Medical devices sector which strengthened 12.4 points (or 1.1%) to 1,161.2. Representing a weighting of about 5.8% of the sector, the stock accounted for 64.3% of today's gain. Trading volume was 85% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which fell 2.9 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 12.3%.

+ Waste Connections, Canada's largest waste management company by market capitalisation, has increased 0.5% to trade at CAD81.37 vs. the Waste management sector which strengthened 3.7 points (or 0.5%) to 778.7. Representing a weighting of about 98.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for the gain. The shares have outperformed 81% of the market in the past six months. Trading volume was 51% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which fell 2.9 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price increase of 0.8%.

SECTOR BEARS

+ Suncor Energy, Canada's largest oil & gas - integrated company by market capitalisation, has decreased 0.9% to trade at CAD39.58 vs. the Oil & gas - integrated sector which weakened 4.0 points (or 0.5%) to 741.8. Representing a weighting of about 48.7% of the sector, the stock accounted for 82.9% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 82% of the market in the past week. Trading volume was 54% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which fell 2.9 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -0.6%.

+ Source Energy Services, Canada's largest advertising & marketing services company by market capitalisation, has sunk 5.7% to trade at CAD7.25 vs. the Advertising & marketing services sector which weakened 179.2 points (or 5.3%) to 3,197.3. Representing a weighting of about 79.9% of the sector, the stock accounted for 86.0% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 83% of the market in the past three months. Trading volume was 27% of average at the end of the day. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which fell 2.9 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -5.4%.

+ Savaria, Canada's 2nd largest industrial products company by market capitalisation, has dropped 2.7% to trade at CAD13.36 vs. the Industrial products sector which weakened 21.6 points (or 1.3%) to 1,621.8. Representing a weighting of about 16.1% of the sector, the stock accounted for 33.3% of today's loss. The shares have underperformed 94% of the market in the past week. Compared with the S&P/TSX 60 Index which fell 2.9 points (or 0.3%) in the day, this represented a relative price change of -2.4%.

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Rises in 12 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk High
NeuLion jumped 6.5% on robust volume 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT in the afternoon, closing 1.52% higher at 67.0c5.0c [8.06%]CAD1.35
Horizon North Logistics climbed 5.1% on strong volume 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT in the morning, closing 0.81% higher at CAD1.257.0c [5.93%]CAD2.29
DXI Energy soared 30.0% on high volume 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT in the morning, closing unchanged at 6.50c1.50c [30%]13.0c
ENTREC jumped 8.1% 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT in the afternoon, closing unchanged at 20.0c1.50c [8.11%]30.0c
Entree Gold climbed 5.3% on robust volume 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT in the morning, closing unchanged at 60.0c3.0c [5.26%]94.0c

BSS News Bites alerted Unusual Falls in 12 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Talon Metals tumbled 8.7% on firm volume 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT in the afternoon, closing -19.05% lower at 8.50c-3.0 [-26.09%]5.50c
Northern Power Systems tumbled 6.5% on high volume 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT in the afternoon, closing -2.33% lower at 21.0c-2.0 [-8.7%]15.0c
Northern Power Systems tumbled 6.5% on robust volume 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT in the morning, closing -2.33% lower at 21.0c-2.0 [-8.7%]15.0c
Avcorp Industries tumbled 9.1% on strong volume 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT in the morning, closing unchanged at 5.0c-0.50 [-9.09%]5.0c
eCobalt Solutions sank 5.1% on robust volume 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT in the afternoon, closing unchanged at CAD1.30-7.0 [-5.11%]-

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Highs in 16 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk High
Kirkland Lake Gold hits 52-week high tenth time in one month 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT this morning, sinking sharply to close at CAD14.45CAD14.4530.0c [2.12%]CAD15.0
Kirkland Lake Gold hits 52-week high tenth time in one month 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT this afternoon, sinking sharply to close at CAD14.45CAD14.4530.0c [2.12%]CAD15.0
Dream Office Real Estate Investment Trust hits 52-week high third time in one month 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT this morning, sinking sharply to close at CAD21.02CAD21.0231.0c [1.5%]CAD21.30
Fiera Capital hits 52-week high sixth time in five months 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT this afternoon, sinking sharply to close at CAD14.96CAD14.9618.0c [1.22%]CAD15.09
Fiera Capital hits 52-week high sixth time in five months 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT this morning, sinking sharply to close at CAD14.96CAD14.9618.0c [1.22%]CAD15.09

BSS News Bites alerted 52-week Lows in 25 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price Change52-Wk Low
Inter Pipeline hits 52-week low sixth time in one month 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT this morning, closing higher at CAD22.85CAD22.85-13.0 [-0.57%]CAD29.60
Inter Pipeline hits 52-week low sixth time in one month 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT this afternoon, closing higher at CAD22.85CAD22.85-13.0 [-0.57%]CAD29.60
ARC Resources hits 52-week low fifth time in one month 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT this morning, recovering well to close at CAD15.76CAD15.76-2.0 [-0.13%]CAD24.32
ARC Resources hits 52-week low fifth time in one month 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT this afternoon, recovering well to close at CAD15.76CAD15.76-2.0 [-0.13%]CAD24.32
AltaGas hits 52-week low ninth time in one month 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT this afternoon, recovering to close at CAD27.53CAD27.53-13.0 [-0.47%]CAD33.80

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Rises in 30 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Neptune Technologies & Bioresources up 24.4% in 2 days 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at CAD1.11CAD1.1114.0c [14.43%]1.9
Neptune Technologies & Bioresources up 15.6% in 2 days 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT, it closed at CAD1.11CAD1.1114.0c [14.43%]1.9
International Tower Hill Mines up 17.2% in 2 days 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at 74.0c74.0c5.0c [7.25%]0.8
Minco Silver keeps rising: up 8.4% in 3 days 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT, it closed at CAD1.05CAD1.055.0c [5%]0.3
Northern Dynasty Minerals up 11.8% in 2 days 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at CAD1.97CAD1.978.50c [4.52%]0.4

BSS News Bites alerted Consecutive Falls in 30 Stocks through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Guardian Capital Class A down 2.2% in 2 days 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at CAD26.23CAD26.23-15.0 [-0.57%]0.2
Cott down 2.1% in 2 days 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT, it closed at CAD19.23CAD19.23-32.0 [-1.64%]0.7
Canadian Pacific Railway down 2.1% in 2 days 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT, it closed at CAD192.77CAD192.77-165.0 [-0.85%]1.1
Canadian Pacific Railway down 2.1% in 2 days 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at CAD192.77CAD192.77-165.0 [-0.85%]1.1
AutoCanada down 3.8% in 2 days 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT, it closed at CAD21.79CAD21.79-49.0 [-2.2%]1.2

BSS News Bites alerted Significant uptrend in 11 Stocks through the morning, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Noranda Income Fund continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.5% 17 August 2017 14:47 EDTCAD1.382.0c [1.47%]0.7
Noranda Income Fund continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.5% 17 August 2017 12:19 EDTCAD1.382.0c [1.47%]0.7
LOGiQ Asset Management continued its significant uptrend; jumped 8.3% 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT6.50c0.50 [8.33%]7.5
LOGiQ Asset Management continued its significant uptrend; jumped 8.3% 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT6.50c0.50 [8.33%]7.5
IAMGold continued its significant uptrend; increased 1.3% 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT this afternoon but closed slightly lower at CAD7.19CAD7.198.0c [1.13%]0.3

BSS News Bites alerted Significant downtrend in 10 Stocks in the afternoon, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
TeraGo continued its significant downtrend; dropped 2.8% 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT this morning but closed higher at CAD4.35CAD4.35-0.7
Nevsun Resources continued its significant downtrend; dropped 2.8% 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT this afternoon but closed higher at CAD2.63CAD2.63-6.0 [-2.23%]0.6
Katanga Mining continued its significant downtrend; dropped 2.7% 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT72.0c-2.0 [-2.7%]0.7
Concordia International continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.6% 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT this afternoon and closed lower at CAD1.57CAD1.57-2.0 [-1.26%]0.1
Cona Resources continued its significant downtrend; decreased 0.9% 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT this morning and closed lower at CAD2.25CAD2.25-4.0 [-1.75%]0.9

BSS News Bites alerted that 20 Stocks outperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Aimia lifted 2.8% - outperforming 99% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at CAD2.17CAD2.173.0c [1.4%]1.4
Auryn Resources increased 1.5% - outperforming 91% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at CAD3.36CAD3.364.0c [1.2%]1.2
Torstar jumped 9.4% - outperforming 98% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at CAD1.38CAD1.3811.0c [8.66%]0.4
Nautilus Minerals lifted 2.1% - outperforming 99% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at 24.50c24.50c0.50 [2.08%]0.3
Senvest Capital increased 2.0% - outperforming 90% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at CAD209.0CAD209.0CAD4.0 [1.95%]0.6

BSS News Bites alerted that 22 Stocks underperformed on Relative Strength through the day, of which the most prominent were:

HeadlineLastO/all Price ChangeVI (1 is avg.)
Niko Resources tumbled 9.1% - underperforming 97% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at 5.0c5.0c-0.50 [-9.09%]0.4
Interfor dropped 3.4% - underperforming 97% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at CAD17.47CAD17.47-84.0 [-4.59%]0.9
Dorel Industries Class B dropped 2.1% - underperforming 90% of stocks 17 August 2017 14:47 EDT, it closed at CAD30.28CAD30.28-71.0 [-2.29%]1.1
Zymeworks Inc. dropped 2.2% - underperforming 92% of stocks 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT, it closed at CAD9.19CAD9.19-21.0 [-2.23%]0.2
PrairieSky Royalty decreased 0.5% - underperforming 92% of stocks 17 August 2017 12:19 EDT, it closed at CAD27.99CAD27.99-19.0 [-0.67%]0.4