DiaSorin, Edison, Intesa, Zucchi: Italian Equity Preview

The following companies may be active in Italian trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are from the previous close.

Italy’s benchmark FTSE MIB Index (FTSEMIB) fell 0.2 percent to 20,081.12 in Milan.

DiaSorin SpA (DIA) : Shares of the supplier of diagnostic tests were rated “buy” in new coverage at Unicredit by equity analyst Antonio Vizzari. The stock fell 1.2 percent to 32.74 euros.

Edison SpA (EDN) : Italy’s second-largest power generator signed a 700 million-euro ($1 billion) financing agreement with a pool of banks, according to a statement through the Italian exchange. The shares advanced 3.6 percent to 84.15 euro cents.

Fiat SpA (F) : Sergio Marchionne, chief executive officer at Italy’s largest carmaker, is scheduled to speak at the presentation of the Fiat Freemont car in Gavi, Italy. The shares dropped 0.1 percent to 7.13 euros.

Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (ISP) : Italy’s second-biggest bank said 99.8 percent of shares offered in its capital increase were taken up, raising 4.99 billion euros for the bank. Shares were unchanged at 1.76 euros.

Vincenzo Zucchi SpA (ZUC IM): The maker of household fabrics said it agreed on a debt restructuring deal with its creditor banks, which includes an extension of debt maturities. Shares fell 6.6 percent to 1.28 euros.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Angela Cullen at acullen8@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.