Areva, Mersen, NextRadioTV, Sanofi, Sword: French Equity Preview

The following is a list of companies whose stocks may have unusual changes in Paris. Symbols are in parentheses after company names and prices are from the last close.

France’s CAC 40 Index fell 13.59, or 0.3 percent, to 4,019.62 in Paris. The SBF 120 Index also declined 0.3 percent.

Areva SA (CEI FP): The nuclear-power company said it had completed a capital increase reserved for investment-certificate holders. The shares rose 0.6 percent to 35.50 euros.

Eurosic (ERSC FP): The real-estate company said it sold its stake in Cicobail to Natixis Lease. The shares fell 0.4 percent to 28.85 euros.

Hi-Media SA (HIM FP): The interactive media company posted a 29 percent gain in full-year sales to 221.6 million euros. The shares fell 1.3 percent to 3.95 euros.

Klemurs (KMU FP): the real-estate company said full-year revenue rose to 43.8 million euros from 42.8 million euros. The shares rose 1.1 percent to 18.25 euros.

Mersen (MRN FP): The industrial equipment maker said fourth-quarter revenue rose 15 percent to 211 million euros on a like-for-like basis. The shares rose 0.5 percent to 35.02 euros.

NextRadioTV (NXTV FP): The owner of radio stations RMC and BFM said full-year revenue rose to 138.9 million euros from 121.8 million euros. The shares fell 0.5 percent to 14.40 euros.

Sanofi-Aventis SA (SAN FP): The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a patent extension for the Plavix blood- thinner manufactured in a venture with Bristol Myers-Squibb (BMY US). The shares fell 0.7 percent to 50.65 euros.

Sword Group (SWP FP): The consulting services company said fourth-quarter revenue rose to 44.6 million euros from 40.9 million euros. The shares fell 10.5 percent to 22.81 euros.

Vetoquinol SA (VETO FP): The veterinary drugmaker said full-year revenue rose 12 percent to 282 million euros. The shares fell 0.2 percent to 30.32 euros.

To contact the reporter on this story: Laurence Frost in Paris at lfrost4@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Kenneth Wong in Berlin at kwong11@bloomberg.net

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