Almarai Co., Jarir Marketing: Saudi Arabia Equity Preview
The following companies’ shares may be active in Saudi Arabia’s market. Stock symbols are in parentheses and prices are from the last close.
The Tadawul All Share Index (SASEIDX) declined 0.4 percent to 7,895.36 on April 4.
Almarai Co. (ALMARAI) : Saudi Arabia’s largest food producer by market value reported a 2.9 percent increase in first-quarter profit to 242.1 million riyals ($65 million) as sales increased on expansion in the Persian Gulf. The stock advanced 0.4 percent to 71.75 riyals.
Jarir Marketing Co. (JARIR) : Saudi Arabia’s largest stationery and electronic products retailer said its first- quarter profit increased 20 percent to 164.2 million riyals on higher sales of laptops and smart phones. The shares declined 0.3 percent to 154.25 riyals.
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