Atari, Eurazeo, Maisons France Confort: French Equity Preview

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.

France’s benchmark CAC 40 Index (CAC) rose 1.6 percent to 3,176.19 points, the first advance in 12 days.

Acanthe Developpement SA (ACAN) : The real-estate company said second-quarter sales fell to 3.17 million euros from 3.89 million euros a year earlier, hurt by a decline in its office and hotel businesses. The shares fell 1.8 percent to 1.11 euros.

Atari SA (ATA) : The video-game maker whose titles include Rollercoaster Tycoon said it completed the sale of its unit Cryptic Studios Inc. for about 35 million euros in cash. The shares rose 2.1 percent to 1.47 euros.

Eurazeo (RF) : The investment company whose biggest shareholder is Credit Agricole SA said it refinanced a 1-billion euro syndicated credit line. The shares rose 2.9 percent to 37.44 euros.

Maisons France Confort (MFC) : The home-builder said first-half sales rose 51 percent to 307.4 million euros. The shares fell 2.5 percent to 24.2 euros.

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