Boskalis, Roularta, SBM Offshore, Sipef: 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.
Grontmij NV (GRONT) : The Dutch designer of roads and bridges may say first-half net income rose to 7.2 million euros ($10.4 million), according to the average of two analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg. Grontmij climbed 3.6 percent to 11.65 euros.
Royal Boskalis Westminster NV (BOKA NA): The world’s biggest dredging company may say first-half net income fell to 115.6 million euros, according to the average estimate of five analysts in a Bloomberg survey. Boskalis lost 0.5 percent to 26.50 euros.
SBM Offshore NV (SBMO) : The world’s biggest supplier of floating oil and gas production platforms may report a first- half net loss of $259.8 million, according to the average estimate of six analysts in a Bloomberg survey. SBM Offshore increased 0.4 percent to 13.96 euros.
Cie. Maritime Belge SA (CMB BB): The owner of dry-bulk shipping company Bocimar International NV said it spent almost 4.39 million euros buying back 285,000 of its own shares in the period from Aug. 9 through Aug. 17. The shares gained 5.3 percent to 16.59 euros.
Roularta Media Group NV (ROU) : Belgium’s biggest magazine publisher is scheduled to report first-half earnings before the start of trading. The shares increased 1 percent to 18.89 euros.
Sipef NV (SIP BB): The Belgian owner of palm-oil and rubber plantations in Indonesia and Papua New Guinea may report first- half profit excluding some items of $41.8 million, according to the average of two analyst estimates compiled by Bloomberg. The shares retreated 0.4 percent to 57 euros.