ADP IS TO BE FOLLOWED AT THE PARIS BOURSE
PARIS (Reuters) – Stocks to watch Tuesday on the Paris Stock Exchange and in Europe, where benchmark futures are pointing to a moderate downward opening:
* ALSTOM – BOUYGUES announced Tuesday that it had placed 16.45 million Alstom preferential subscription rights (PSR) as part of the capital increase launched by the latter. At the end of the transaction, Bouygues will own around 8% of Alstom, compared to 9.7% previously.
* ADP reported a decrease of 56.8% over one year in October in the traffic of the airports it operates, and of 75.6% for the Parisian airports alone, specifying to count for 2021 on a traffic representing 45% at 55% of that of 2019.
* ILIAD recorded growth of 6.3% in its turnover, to 1.42 billion euros, in the third quarter, for which the telecoms operator claimed Tuesday the number one position in France for recruitments of fixed line subscribers.
* VALLOUREC announced on Tuesday that it had entered into discussions with its creditors with a view to converting more than half of its debt into shares.
* BBVA and BANCO DE SABADELL announced Monday that they have initiated discussions on a possible merger.
* DASSAULT SYSTÈMES updated its multi-year growth plan on Tuesday, declaring that it is now targeting average annual growth of around 13% of its net earnings per share (EPS), with a target of 6 euros, for the period 2020-2024.
* WIRECARD – BANCO SANTANDER will acquire the technology platform of the German payment services specialist, which has filed for bankruptcy due to an accounting scandal, the receiver, Michael Jaffé, said on Monday.
* TRIGANO published Monday evening an annual current operating income down 14.2% to 180.6 million euros and said it expects a “clear improvement” in its activity and its results over the 2020-2021 fiscal year.
* EURAZEO reported Tuesday assets under management of 18.8 billion euros as of September 30, up 5% over one year and stable compared to the end of 2019.
* EUROFINS SCIENTIFIC announced that the general meeting of shareholders had approved the proposed division by ten of the par value of its shares.
* EDENRED – Goldman Sachs raises its recommendation to “buy” against “neutral”.
* BP mentioned in a press release the possible layoff of more than 250 employees in its offices in Chicago and its region.