France’s CAC 40 Index climbed 10.62, or 0.3 percent, to 4,047.21 at the 5:30 p.m. close in Paris, posting a weekly advance of 1.1 percent. The broader SBF 120 Index also gained 0.3 percent today.
The following is a list of companies whose stocks either rose or fell in the French capital. Symbols are in parentheses.
Etablissements Maurel & Prom SA (MAU FP) rose 1.2 percent to 14.31 euros, erasing yesterday’s drop. The oil and gas exploration company said full-year revenue rose to 345.8 million euros ($471.3 million) from 191.8 million euros a year earlier.
European Aeronautic Defence & Space Co. (EAD FP) dropped 2.1 percent to 20.34 euros, its fifth day of declines for the longest losing streak since May. German shareholders may study the possibility of creating a golden share in EADS as Daimler AG seeks an exit, French daily La Tribune reported on its website, citing unidentified people.
L’Oreal SA (OR FP) climbed 1 percent to 88.77 euros, the highest price in more than three years. The world’s biggest cosmetics company was raised to “overweight” from “equal weight” at Morgan Stanley.
LVMH Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA (MC FP) lost 2.4 percent to 114.05 euros as the world’s largest maker of luxury goods reported 2010 operating profit that failed to beat analysts’ estimates. Profit from recurring operations rose 29 percent to 4.32 billion euros ($5.9 billion), LVMH said. Analysts had predicted operating profit of 4.33 billion euros, according to estimates compiled by Bloomberg.
Teleperformance (RCF FP) surged 6.4 percent to 28 euros, the highest price since November 2007. The customer-services provider said fourth-quarter revenue rose to 588.1 million euros from 475.5 million euros a year earlier.