A.P. Moeller-Maersk, Bilia, Electrolux May Be Active: Nordic Stock Preview

The following companies may have unusual price changes in Nordic trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are from the previous close.

The Stoxx Nordic 30 Index, a measure for the region, rose 71.90, or 1.1 percent, to 6,690.51.

The OMX Stockholm 30 Index increased 1.2 percent as the Helsinki 25 Index added 1.2 percent. The Copenhagen 20 Index climbed 0.1 percent. Norway’s OBX Index advanced 0.2 percent.

A.P. Moeller-Maersk A/S (MAERSKB DC): The company’s Maersk Drilling subsidiary stopped work at a rig in the Gulf of Mexico contracted by Statoil ASA after the Norwegian company declared force majeure, spokeswoman Birgitte Gam said. The shares increased 1.3 percent to 50,790 kroner.

Bilia AB (BILIA SS): Volvo Cars, which Ford Motor Co. is selling to Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co., forecasts it will reach global sales of more than 400,000 cars this year after demand for its vehicles in Europe, Russia and China increased, Dagens Industri said, citing Volvo marketing head Gerry Keaney. Shares in The Nordic region’s largest car retailer rose 1.1 percent to 91.75 kronor.

Electrolux AB (ELUXB SS): The AHAM-6 indicator, a measure for U.S. deliveries of dishwashers and fridges, rose 10.4 percent in May from a year earlier. Shares in the world’s second-largest appliance maker gained 0.9 percent to 181.6 kronor.

To contact the reporter on this story: Adam Ewing in Stockholm at aewing5@bloomberg.net.

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