Exmar, Keyware, RealDolmen, Telenet: Benelux Equity Preview

The following companies may have unusual price changes in Benelux markets. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and prices are from the previous close.

The AEX-Index (AEX) in Amsterdam dropped 0.1 percent to 344.47. Belgium’s Bel20 Index fell 0.6 percent to 2,655.43. Luxembourg’s LuxX Index retreated 0.8 percent to 1,403.70.

Belgian stocks:

Exmar NV (EXM) : The operator of the world’s largest fleet of midsize gas tankers said its Exmar Marine unit didn’t act improperly or in an irregular manner when being selected as part of a group of contractors as the preferred bidder for a liquefied-natural-gas project in Jamaica. Exmar said it remains committed to the project. The shares were unchanged at 6.33 euros.

Keyware Technologies NV (KEYW) : The Belgian supplier of electronic payment terminals reported first-quarter net income of 14,000 euros ($20,000) compared with a 78,000-euro loss a year earlier. Keyware shares lost 0.7 percent to 1.42 euros.

Payton Planar Magnetics (PAY) Ltd: The Rishon Lezion, Israel-based maker of transformers said first-quarter net income increased to $1.4 million from $236,000 a year earlier. Payton Planar shares last traded for 1.48 euros on May 24.

RealDolmen NV (REA BB): The Belgian computer-services company that was created in a 2008 merger may report a profit excluding some items of 6.4 million euros for the fiscal year that ended on March 31, according to the average of three analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg. The shares advanced 0.8 percent to 15.58 euros.

Telenet Group Holding NV (TNET) : The Belgian cable operator controlled by John Malone’s Liberty Global Inc. said it opposes an amended draft proposal by Belgian regulators forcing cable operators to provide combined wholesale offerings of broadband Internet access and digital television services to competitors excluding Belgacom SA. Telenet shares declined 0.7 percent to 31.65 euros.

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