4:00 PM Frankfurt – Hornbach revenues jumped 5%. Henderson lifted its stake in the U.S.-based Empire State Realty Trust. Italy based Sanpaolo intends to close branches as a part of its restructuring plan and reduce operating costs.
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gained 3.9% to €9.40 after Reuters said France-based medical and drug delivery devices maker signed an industrialization contract with domestic veterinarian pharmaceutical products maker Virbac SA for manufacturing of a closure system compatible with vials.
Hornbach Holding AG & Co. KGaA, formerly Hornbach Holding AG
slipped 1.4% to €68.73 after Germany-based real estate developer reported revenues in the year ending in February jumped 4.9% from a year ago to €3.94 billion.
Net income in the year declined 8% from a year ago to €89.9 million from €97.7 million and diluted earnings per share slumped €4.84 from €5.04.
The real estate developer said operating profit in the year advanced 5.7% to €159.8 million from €151.2 million in the same period a year ago.
Henderson Group Plc
, the U.K.-based asset manager lifted its stake in the U.S.-based Empire State Realty Trust Inc by 4.4% during the first quarter according to a regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission.
The fund owned 422,483 shares after acquiring additional 17,970 shares during the period worth $8.7 million.
dropped 2.4% to €2.56 after Financial Times said Italy-based banking services provider intends to close branches and reduced operating costs.