Burelle, Manitou, Renault, SEB, Unibail: French Equity Preview

The following stocks may be active in France. Symbols are in parentheses after company names and prices are from the previous close.

France’s CAC 40 Index rose 0.6 percent to 4,045.29 points in Paris. The SBF 120 Index rose 0.6 percent to 3,034.21.

April Group (APR) : The Lyon-based insurance broker had first-quarter revenue of 184.1 million euros ($269.4 million), little changed from a year earlier. The shares rose 1.2 percent to 21.81 euros.

Aubay (AUB) : The computer-services company said first- quarter sales rose 20 percent to 46.7 million euros. The shares rose 1.6 percent to 6.36 euros.

Burelle SA (BUR) : The maker of plastic playground equipment and car parts reported first-quarter sales rose 36 percent to 978 million euros. The shares fell 0.9 percent to 221 euros.

GL Events (GLO) : The event organizer said first-quarter sales rose 17 percent to 224.2 million euros. The shares rose 1.8 percent to 26.97 euros.

Lafuma SA (LAF) : The maker of Lafuma outdoor gear and Oxbow surf wear reported fiscal first-half sales rose 0.8 percent to 122.3 million euros. The shares fell 0.3 percent to 16.20 euros.

Manitou BF SA (MTU) : The world’s largest maker of all- terrain forklift trucks said first-quarter sales rose 64 percent to 266 million euros. The shares rose 2.8 percent to 21.59 euros.

Montupet (MON) SA: The aluminium car-parts maker said first-quarter sales rose 30 percent to 121 million euros. The shares rose 8.2 percent to 8.22 euros.

Renault SA (RNO) : France’s second-largest carmaker reported first-quarter sales rose 15 percent to 10.4 billion euros, beating analysts’ expectations. The shares advanced 2.7 percent to 39.44 euros.

SEB SA (SK) : The maker of Tefal, Rowenta and Krups-brand household appliances said first-quarter sales rose 16 percent to 890 million euros, boosted by increases in South America and the Asia-Pacific region. The shares rose 0.8 percent to 73.36 euros.

Unibail-Rodamco SE (UL) : Europe’s largest publicly traded property company said first-quarter revenue rose 3.3 percent to 426.6 million euros. The shares gained 0.6 percent to 154.85 euros.

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