Brunel, Corio, PinguinLutosa, Unit4: 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 declined 4.5 percent to 279.58. Belgium’s Bel20 Index (BEL20) lost 4.6 percent to 2,151.96. Luxembourg’s LuxX Index (LUXXX) fell 3.4 percent to 1,119.27.

Dutch stocks:

Brunel International NV (BRNL) : The Dutch staffing company may report first-half profit excluding some items of 19.8 million euros ($28.3 million), according to the average of two analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Brunel shares sank 7.4 percent to 20 euros.

Corio NV (CORA) : The largest Dutch real-estate company said first-half earnings excluding changes in property values and deferred taxes were unchanged at 1.46 euros a share and forecast per-share earnings will be little changed this year. Corio shares decreased 4.9 percent to 36.69 euros.

Unit4 NV (UNIT4 NA): The largest Dutch software distributor said first-half net income rose to 9.49 million euros from 6.47 million euros a year earlier and maintained its full-year forecasts. Unit4 dropped 6.2 percent to 18.20 euros.

Belgian stocks:

Jensen-Group NV (JEN) : The Belgian-Danish maker of heavy-duty laundry equipment said first-half net income fell to 5.1 million euros from 5.6 million euros a year earlier. The shares lost 3.4 percent to 9.31 euros.

PinguinLutosa NV (PIN BB): Europe’s second-largest producer of frozen vegetables reported its first-half net loss widened to 12.1 million euros and forecast an increase in second-half profit. PinguinLutosa fell 4.6 percent to 8.55 euros.

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