Breaking News

Tweet TWEET

NedSense, Devgen, D’Ieteren: 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 lost 0.7 percent to 276.60. Belgium’s Bel20 Index fell 0.5 percent to 2,170.95. Luxembourg’s LuxX Index declined 0.6 percent to 1,118.96.

Dutch stocks:

NedSense Enterprises NV (NEDSE) : The software maker may report a loss before interest and taxes of 626,000 euros ($908,000) in the first half of 2011 as a result of rising costs related to the rollout of the Loft software line, analyst Martin Crum at AEK Research said. NedSense gained 2.7 percent to 38 cents.

Belgian stocks:

Devgen NV (DEVG BB): The Belgian developer of hybrid rice, sunflower, sorghum and pearl millet said the first-half net loss narrowed to 257,000 euros on a 45 percent increase in revenue. Devgen (DEVG) rose 2.7 percent to 5.30 euros.

D’Ieteren SA (DIE) : Belgium’s biggest car dealer is considering “one or two” new lines of business now that it sold rental company Avis Europe, managing director Jean-Pierre Bizet said. D’Ieteren fell 4.3 percent to 35.09 euros.

To contact the reporters on this story: Maaike Noordhuis in Amsterdam at mnoordhuis@bloomberg.net; Rebecca Christie in Brussels at rchristie4@bloomberg.net

To contact the editors responsible for this story: James Hertling at jhertling@bloomberg.net; Kenneth Wong at Kwong11@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.