The following is a list of companies whose shares may have unusual price changes in central European markets. Stock symbols are in parentheses after company names. Share prices are from the last close.
AmRest Holdings SE (EAT PW): The operator of Pizza Hut and KFC restaurants in central and eastern Europe was raised to “buy” at Deutsche Bank AG by equity analyst Lukasz Wachelko. The shares added 2.9 percent to 78.75 zloty.
Bank Handlowy SA (BHW PW): The Polish unit of Citigroup Inc. was rated new “buy” at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. BRE Bank SA (BRE PW), a unit of Commerzbank AG, was rated new “sell” at Goldman. Handlowy shares surged 6.7 percent to 96 zloty, while BRE declined 1.2 percent to 291 zloty.
Getin Holding SA (GTN PW): The Polish financial-services group plans to sell as many as 18 million new shares to current shareholders next year as it wants to boost its capital by a maximum of 18 million zloty ($6 million). The shares fell 0.3 percent to 11.05 zloty.
LPP SA (LPP PW): Poland’s largest clothing retailer was raised to “buy” at Deutsche Bank. LPP dropped 0.5 percent to 2,140 zloty.
Mol Nyrt. (MOL HB): Hungary’s largest refiner said it is offering to buy the outstanding shares in Croatian peer Ina Industrija Nafte d.d. Mol fell 1.9 percent to 18,550 forint.
PKO Bank Polski SA (PKO PW): Poland’s largest lender was raised to “buy” versus “neutral” at Goldman Sachs. PKO rose 1.4 percent to 44.46 zloty.
Telekomunikacja Polska SA (TPS PW): Poland’s biggest phone company filed a claim in Vienna’s commercial court to overturn an arbitration verdict ordering the company to pay about 2.9 billion kroner ($515 million) to DPTG I/S, a unit of Denmark’s GN Store Nord A/S. TPSA decreased 0.3 percent to 16.75 zloty.