Electrocomponents, Eros International, Hornby: U.K., Irish Equity Preview

The following is a list of companies whose shares may have unusual price changes in U.K. and Irish markets. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are from the last market close.

The benchmark FTSE 100 Index fell 1.71, or less than 0.1 percent, to 5,815.23. The FTSE All-Share Index declined 0.1 percent, while Ireland’s ISEQ Index fell 1.6 percent.

Electrocomponents Plc (ECM LN): The engineering-supplies company is scheduled to report first-half earnings. The company may report net income of 25.3 million pounds ($40.8 million) according to the average of 4 estimates compiled by Bloomberg. The shares fell 1.6 percent to 247.9 pence.

Eros International Plc (EROS LN): The U.K.’s biggest distributor of Indian movies is scheduled to report first-half earnings. The shares rose 3.9 percent to 227.5 pence.

Hornby Plc (HRN LN): The maker of Scalextric racing cars is due to report first-half earnings. The stock was unchanged at 143.5 pence.

Kier Group Plc (KIE LN): The company that helped to build the Channel Tunnel rail link is to hold its Annual General Meeting. The shares fell 3.6 percent to 1,286 pence.

To contact the reporter responsible for this story: Blanche Gatt in London at bgatt@bloomberg.net.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Ben Livesey at blivesey@bloomberg.net

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