4Energy Invest, Exmar, HES, Spyker Cars: Benelux Equity 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 decreased 0.22, or 0.1 percent, to 359.49. Belgium’s Bel20 Index rose 15.79, or 0.6 percent, to 2,766.56. Luxembourg’s LuxX Index added 0.3 percent to 1,417.80.

Dutch stocks:

HES Beheer NV (HES NA): The Dutch provider of port services reported first-quarter profit of 4.7 million euros ($7 million). HES Beheer increased 0.5 percent to 37.50 euros.

ProLogis European Properties (PEPR NA): ProLogis increased its holding in the biggest owner of warehouses in Europe to 39 percent through open-market purchases and acceptances of its 6.10 euro-a-share offer that started on April 22. ProLogis European advanced 0.2 percent to 6.15 euros.

Spyker Cars NV (SPYKR NA): The owner of Saab Automobile is scheduled to give a first-quarter trading update before the start of trading. Spyker soared 13 percent to 4.35 euros.

Belgian stocks:

4Energy Invest SA (ENIN BB): The Belgian operator of two combined heat-and-power plants obtained an extension of debt repayments on its Renogen unit’s long-term credit facilities with KBC Bank NV over a 10-year period starting Dec. 31. The shares were unchanged at 2.62 euros.

Connect Group NV (CONN BB): The contract maker of electronics for clients including Barco NV raised 5 million euros from the conversion of all convertible bonds into stock at 1.49 euros a share. Connect Group dropped 1.5 percent to 1.96 euros.

Exmar NV (EXM BB): The operator of the world’s largest fleet of midsize gas tankers said first-quarter earnings before interest and tax increased to $8.7 million. Its fleet of tankers hauling liquefied petroleum gas and ammonia posted an operating loss of $2 million in the period. Exmar gained 1.8 percent to 6.74 euros.

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