The following companies may be active in Italian trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are from the previous close.
Italy’s benchmark FTSE MIB Index fell 0.2 percent to 20,081.12 in Milan.
Acea SpA (ACE IM): Gruppo Banca Leonardo upgraded the utility to “buy” from “underweight,” while trimming its price estimate to 8.7 euros from 9.4 euros. The shares retreated 1.1 percent to 7.31 euros.
Ansaldo STS SpA (STS IM): Nomura Holdings Inc. initiated coverage of the unit of Finmeccanica SpA with a “buy” rating and price estimate of 13 euros. The shares lost 1.2 percent to 9.56 euros.
Davide Campari-Milano SpA (CPR IM): The maker of Wild Turkey bourbon had its price projection raised to 6 euros from 5.55 euros at Citigroup Inc. The brokerage reiterated a “buy” rating. The shares gained 0.5 percent to 5.24 euros.
DiaSorin SpA (DIA IM): Shares of the supplier of diagnostic tests were rated “buy” in new coverage at Unicredit Research. The stock fell 1.2 percent to 32.74 euros.
Edison SpA (EDN IM): Italy’s second-largest power generator signed a 700 million-euro ($1 billion) financing agreement with a pool of banks, according to a statement. The shares advanced 3.6 percent to 84.15 euro cents.
Fiat SpA (F IM): Sergio Marchionne, chief executive officer at Italy’s largest carmaker, is scheduled to speak at the presentation of the Fiat Freemont car in Gavi, Italy. The shares dropped 0.1 percent to 7.13 euros.
Intesa Sanpaolo SpA (ISP IM): Italy’s second-biggest bank said 99.8 percent of shares offered in its capital increase were taken up, raising 4.99 billion euros for the bank. Shares were unchanged at 1.76 euros.
Maire Tecnimont SpA (MT IM): Mediobanca Securities lifted its recommendation to “neutral” from “underperform.” The shares advanced 4.1 percent to 1.41 euros.
Pininfarina SpA (PINF IM): Investor Vincent Bollore has made an offer to creditors of Pininfarina to buy a 25 percent stake for about 30 million euros, Il Messaggero reported, without saying where it got the information. The shares lost 2.4 percent to 4.12 euros.
STMicroelectronics NV (STM IM): The chipmaker had its price estimate trimmed to 9 euros from 10 euros at Jefferies Group Inc. The brokerage kept a “buy” recommendation. The shares ended unchanged at 7.04 euros.
Vincenzo Zucchi SpA (ZUC IM): The maker of household fabrics said it agreed on a debt restructuring deal with its creditor banks, which includes an extension of debt maturities. Shares fell 6.6 percent to 1.28 euros.
Yoox SpA (YOOX IM): CA Cheuvreux initiated coverage of the online retailer with an “outperform” rating and a price estimate of 15 euros. The shares increased 3.9 percent to 12.87 euros.