Polish Stocks: Emperia, Tauron, PGE Shares Are Active in Warsaw

Poland’s WIG20 Index (WIG20) fell for a first time in three days, down 1.1 percent to 2,246.37 in Warsaw.

The following were among the most active stocks on the Warsaw Stock Exchange today. Stock symbols follow company names.

Emperia Holding SA (EMP) jumped 3.8 percent, the most in four months, to 110 zloty, after the Polish consumer-goods distributor proposed to pay its entire 2011 profit as a dividend.

Tauron Polska Energia SA (TPE) retreated 1.4 percent to 4.99 zloty after KGHM Polska Miedz SA (KGH) , which owns 11 percent of the company, said it won’t rule out taking over Poland’s second-largest power utility, KGHM’s Chief Executive Officer Herbert Wirth told Biznes.pl in an interview. KGHM shares declined 2.7 percent to 137 zloty.

PGE SA (PGE) , Poland’s largest power producer, advanced 0.7 percent to 18.49 zloty after it received three government permits to build the first Polish offshore wind farms on the Baltic Sea.

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