Bioton, Inter Cars, Rafako: Central European Equity Preview

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.

Poland’s WIG20 Index rose 0.8 percent, the Czech PX Index dropped 0.7 percent and Hungary’s BUX Index lost 0.8 percent.

Bioton SA (BIO) : Poland’s largest biotechnology company said its first-quarter net loss narrowed to 16.2 million zloty ($5.9 million) from 21.3 million zloty. Bioton rose 13 percent to 0.17 zloty.

Comarch SA (CMR) : The Polish software developer posted a first-quarter net loss of 862,000 zloty, compared with a loss of 121,000 zloty a year earlier. The shares fell 2.7 percent to 91.5 zloty.

Inter Cars SA (CAR) : The Polish auto-parts maker said its first-quarter net income rose to 22.5 million zloty from 7.2 million zloty a year earlier. Inter Cars shares climbed 0.5 percent to 87.8 zloty.

Kopex SA (KPX) : The world’s third-largest mining machinery producer posted first-quarter net income of 27.4 million zloty, up from 8.87 million zloty a year earlier. Kopex added 0.5 percent to 19.1 zloty.

Mennica SA (MNC PW): The Polish coin maker said its first- quarter net income totaled 13.3 million zloty after a loss of 13.3 million zloty a year earlier. Mennica rose 0.4 percent to 115 zloty.

Petrolinvest SA (OIL) : The Polish oil explorer’s first- quarter net loss narrowed to 22.5 million zloty from 57.6 million zloty a year earlier. Petrolinvest fell 1 percent to 9.5 zloty.

Pol-Aqua SA (PQA) : The Polish unit of Actividades de Construccion & Servicios SA posted first-quarter net income of 4.37 million zloty, compared with a loss of 14 million zloty. Pol-Aqua fell 0.7 percent to 18.2 zloty.

Polnord SA (PND PW): Polish real estate developer said first-quarter net income rose to 15.7 million zloty from 15.3 million zloty a year earlier. Polnord fell 5 percent to 28.3 zloty.

Rafako SA (RFK) : The Polish boiler maker said its first- quarter net income rose to 10.8 million zloty from 10 million zloty a year earlier. Rafako dropped 3.8 percent to 11.05 zloty.

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