The following is a list of companies whose shares may have unusual price changes in central European markets. Stock symbols are in parentheses after company names. Share prices are from the last close.
Poland’s WIG20 Index rose 0.5 percent, the Czech PX Index gained 0.1 percent and Hungary’s BUX Index added 0.7 percent.
BRE Bank SA (BRE PW): The Polish unit of Commerzbank AG said first-quarter net income doubled to 229.7 million zloty ($87 million), compared with the 222 million-zloty mean estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Bloomberg. BRE shares fell 0.9 percent, the most in more than a week, to 346 zloty.
Dom Development SA (DOM PW): The Polish homebuilder posted a first-quarter net loss of 12.3 million zloty, compared with net income of 11.8 million zloty a year earlier. Dom shares were unchanged at 47.4 zloty.
Foldhitel es Jelzalogbank Nyrt. (FHB HB): Hungary’s second-largest mortgage lender said it purchased 9,400 company shares at an average price of 1,030 forint each. FHB shares were unchanged at 1,035 forint.
OTP Bank Nyrt. (OTP HB): Hungary’s largest lender had its price estimate increased to 6,600 forint from 6,100 forint at UBS AG. Shares in OTP rose 1.2 percent to 6,450 forint.
PKN Orlen SA (PKN PW): Poland’s biggest oil refiner posted first-quarter net income of 1.1 billion zloty, compared with 593.1 million zloty a year earlier, while its Czech unit, Unipetrol AS (UNIP CP), said profit rose to 464 million koruna ($28.5 million) from 309 million. PKN declined 2 percent to 55.3 zloty, while Unipetrol rose 0.6 percent to 188.95 koruna.