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 0.9 percent to 326.17. Belgium’s Bel20 Index rose 0.8 percent to 2,402.71. Luxembourg’s LuxX Index gained 0.6 percent to 1,356.64.
Barco NV (BAR BB): The Belgian maker of digital cinema projectors may say first-half earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization increased to 59.8 million euros ($84.7 million), according to the average of two analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg, from 38.2 million euros a year earlier. Barco shares climbed 5.4 percent to 51.96 euros.
Euronav NV (EURN BB): Belgium’s sole publicly traded oil-tanker owner posted a second-quarter loss of $24.3 million and said Samsung Heavy Industries Co. agreed to delay the deliveries of two Suezmax tankers and one very large crude carrier. Euronav lost 1.3 percent to 8.26 euros.
GIMV NV (GIMB BB): Belgium’s biggest buyout company gives a fiscal first-quarter trading update before the market opens. The shares gained 1.3 percent to 41.44 euros.