Befimmo, DSM, Nyrstar, Vopak: Benelux Equity Market 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 in Amsterdam advanced 0.54, or 0.2 percent, to 359.55. Belgium’s Bel20 Index rose 20.55, or 0.8 percent, to 2,748.22. Luxembourg’s LuxX Index fell 0.2 percent to 1,412.56.

Dutch stocks:

CSM NV (CSM NA): The world’s largest maker of bakery ingredients may report first-quarter sales of 725 million euros ($1.06 billion), according to the average estimate of three analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. CSM dropped 0.4 percent to 25.81 euros.

Royal DSM NV (DSM NA): The world’s largest vitamin maker may report first-quarter net income of 127 million euros, according to the average estimate of four analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. DSM dropped 0.2 percent to 43.42 euros.

Royal Vopak NV (VPK NA): The world’s biggest chemical and oil storage company is scheduled to give a first-quarter trading update. Vopak retreated 0.1 percent to 33.35 euros.

Belgian stocks:

Befimmo SCA (BEFB BB): Belgium’s second-biggest real-estate investment fund said it sold 162 million euros of 4.5 percent six-year bonds in a public offering to individual investors. Befimmo increased 0.8 percent to 61.47 euros.

Nyrstar NV (NYR BB): The world’s largest zinc producer gives a first-quarter trading update before the start of trading. Nyrstar dropped 0.3 percent to 9.59 euros.

PinguinLutosa NV (PIN BB): Europe’s second-largest producer of frozen vegetables said first-quarter sales increased 4.5 percent to 118.6 million euros. PinguinLutosa gained 0.9 percent to 10.24 euros.