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 lost 0.7 percent to 276.60. Belgium’s Bel20 Index fell 0.5 percent to 2,170.95. Luxembourg’s LuxX Index declined 0.6 percent to 1,118.96.
NedSense Enterprises NV (NEDSE NA): The software maker may report a loss before interest and taxes of 626,000 euros ($908,000) in the first half of 2011 as a result of rising costs related to the rollout of the Loft software line, analyst Martin Crum at AEK Research said. NedSense gained 2.7 percent to 38 cents.
Devgen NV (DEVG BB): The Belgian developer of hybrid rice, sunflower, sorghum and pearl millet said the first-half net loss narrowed to 257,000 euros on a 45 percent increase in revenue. Devgen rose 2.7 percent to 5.30 euros.
D’Ieteren SA (DIE BB): Belgium’s biggest car dealer is considering “one or two” new lines of business now that it sold rental company Avis Europe, managing director Jean-Pierre Bizet said. D’Ieteren fell 4.3 percent to 35.09 euros.