ACS, Almirall, Endesa, REN, Viscofan: Iberian Equity Preview

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

Spain’s IBEX 35 Index (IBEX) fell 2 percent to 10,396.30. Portugal’s PSI-20 Index (PSI20) lost 0.6 percent to 7,768.53.

Spanish stocks:

Actividades de Construccion y Servicios SA (ACS SM): Spain’s biggest construction company is due to report first- quarter earnings after the market closes. The shares lost 1.3 percent to 32.90 euros.

Almirall SA (ALM) : The Barcelona-based pharmaceutical company said its Actikerall dermatological treatment was recommended for approval in seven European countries including Germany, the U.K., Poland and Austria. The company is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings. The stock gained 1.1 percent to 7.98 euros.

Endesa SA (ELE) : The Spanish power company controlled by Enel SpA is due to report earnings before the market opens. The stock lost 2.2 percent to 22.95 euros.

Viscofan SA (VIS) : The Spanish sausage-casing maker is scheduled to report first-quarter earnings after the market closes. The shares lost 2.7 percent to 29.72 euros.

Portuguese stocks:

REN-Redes Energeticas Nacionais SA (RENE PL): The operator of Portugal’s electricity and gas networks said first-quarter net income rose 37 percent to 34.4 million euros. The stock lost 0.6 percent to close at 2.45 euros before the earnings announcement.

To contact the reporter on this story: Ben Sills in Madrid at bsills@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Reed Landberg at landberg@bloomberg.net

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