Ageas, C&C Group Plc, D’Ieteren SA, Stern Groep: European Equity Preview

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The Stoxx Europe 600 Index fell 1 percent to 277.28. The Stoxx 50 Index slipped 0.9 percent to 2,594.8. The Euro Stoxx 50 Index, a benchmark for nations using the euro, declined 1.1 percent to 2,849.6.

Ageas (AGS) : The insurer formerly known as Fortis may report a first-quarter net loss of 128.5 million euros, according to the average of six analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Ageas dropped 1 percent to 2.02 euros.

C&C Group Plc (GCC) : The Irish maker of Magners cider may report full-year net income of 306 million euros ($433.5 million), according to the average of three estimates compiled by Bloomberg. The stock advanced 0.6 percent to 3.60 euros.

D’Ieteren SA (DIE) : The owner of the world’s largest vehicle-glass repair and replacement company said pretax profit excluding one-time items will rise at least 5 percent this year after first-quarter earnings increased 2.9 percent. D’Ieteren slid 2.5 percent to 47.04 euros.

Stern Groep NV (STRN) : The largest Dutch car dealer said first-quarter net income increased to 2.3 million euros ($3.3 million) from 1.6 million euros a year earlier. Stern Groep slipped less than 0.1 percent to 23.50 euros.

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