Ahold, Bois Sauvage, Delhaize: Benelux Equity Market Preview
The following companies may have unusual price changes in Benelux markets. Stock symbols are in parentheses, and prices are from the previous close.
Royal Ahold NV (AH NA): The Dutch owner of Stop & Shop supermarkets in the U.S. may say first-quarter net income rose 1.7 percent to 279 million euros ($407 million), according to the average of 12 analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Ahold retreated 0.1 percent to 9.75 euros.
Cie. du Bois Sauvage SA (COMB BB): The investment firm with holdings in Berenberg Bank and chocolate maker Neuhaus SA said its board named Frederic Van Gansberghe as chairman following his nomination by major shareholder Entreprises et Chemins de Fer en Chine SA. Van Gansberghe replaces Michel Delloye. Bois Sauvage advanced 1.3 percent to 222.42 euros.
Delhaize Group SA (DELB) : AllianceBernstein LP reduced its stake in the owner of the U.S. Food Lion supermarket chain to 4.95 percent of voting rights as of May 27 from 5.04 percent on Nov. 8, according to a regulatory filing. Delhaize dropped 0.3 percent to 55.22 euros.