The following is a list of companies whose shares may have unusual price changes in Paris. Stock symbols are in parentheses after company names and prices are from the last close.
Argan (ARG) SA: The warehouse owner reported first-half sales of 21.5 million euros, up 29 percent from the same period a year ago. The shares fell 1.8 percent to 13.55 euros.
JCDecaux SA (DEC) : The world’s second-largest seller of outdoor advertising created a 50/50 joint venture with Aeroports de Paris. The shares rose 0.6 percent to 22.59 euros.
Publicis Groupe SA (PUB) : The advertising company bought the 60 percent stake in Swiss advertising agency Spillmann/Felser/Leo Burnett it doesn’t already own. The shares rose 1.5 percent to 38.96 euros.
Vivendi SA (VIV) : The owner of the world’s largest music and video-game companies raised 1.75 billion euros ($2.5 billion) from its first bond sale in more than a year. The shares fell 0.2 percent to 19.02 euros.
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