European Aeronautic, GDF Suez, Rhodia: Europe Equity Preview

Shares of the following companies may have unusual moves in European trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses.

The Stoxx Europe 600 Index gained 0.3 percent to 278.17. The Stoxx 50 Index climbed 0.5 percent to 2,606.65. The Euro Stoxx 50 Index, a benchmark for nations using the euro, advanced 0.6 percent to 2,867.3.

European Aeronautic, Defence & Space Co. (EAD FP): World Trade Organization appellate judges upheld a ruling that Airbus SAS got illegal subsidies from European Union governments to build some aircraft while saying some aid was less egregious than initially found. EADS shares rose 1 percent to 22.27 euros.

GDF Suez SA (GSZ FP): The utility said it will form a partnership with Areva SA and Vinci SA to develop wind farms in France. The shares rose 1.3 percent to 26.19 euros.

PSA Peugeot Citroen (UG FP): The carmaker’s Chinese joint venture with Dongfeng Motor Corp. began building a third production plant, Xinhua reported. The shares fell 0.2 percent to 29.75 euros.

Rhodia SA (RHA FP): The chemical group said all resolutions at its annual general meeting were approved, including the 2010 dividend of 50 cents. The shares were unchanged at 31.60 euros.