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ASOS, Actelion, Akzo Nobel gain: Europe’s big stock movers

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By Sara Sjolin, MarketWatch


Reuters

LONDON (MarketWatch) — Here are some companies whose shares made notable moves in European trade on Tuesday:

Gainers

Swiss biotech company Actelion Ltd.  jumped 3% after it said strong sales of a new drug helped lift earnings in the third quarter, prompting an upgrade to its full-year guidance.

Akzo Nobel NV /zigman2/quotes/209835399/delayed NL:AKZA -4.59%   /zigman2/quotes/209835399/delayed NL:AKZA -4.59%  climbed 4.9% after the Dutch painting and chemicals company said profit rose 32% in the third quarter.

ASOS PLC /zigman2/quotes/209092221/delayed UK:ASC -0.33%  surged 16% after the online fashion retailer reported a 27% rise in full year retail sales.

Swedbank AB /zigman2/quotes/203208387/delayed SE:SWED.A -3.13%  climbed 4.7% after the bank reported better-than-expected third-quarter earnings.

GKN PLC  added 3.6% after the engineering group reported a rise in third-quarter pretax profit.

Shire PLC   rose 2.6% after AbbVie Inc. /zigman2/quotes/202428675/composite ABBV -3.38%  late Monday formally ended its proposed transaction to acquire Irish drug maker

Decliners

Shares of Reckitt Benckiser Group PLC lost 2.1% after the consumer-products company cautioned that full-year sales would come in at the lower end of its previously forecast range.

/zigman2/quotes/209835399/delayed
NL : Netherlands: Euronext Amsterdam
75.49
-3.63 -4.59%
Volume: 1.70M
Feb. 27, 2020 5:38p
P/E Ratio
29.59
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
€15.54 billion
Rev. per Employee
€268,290
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/zigman2/quotes/209835399/delayed
NL : Netherlands: Euronext Amsterdam
75.49
-3.63 -4.59%
Volume: 1.70M
Feb. 27, 2020 5:38p
P/E Ratio
29.59
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
€15.54 billion
Rev. per Employee
€268,290
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/zigman2/quotes/209092221/delayed
UK : U.K.: London
3,063.00 p
-10.00 -0.33%
Volume: 497,139
Feb. 27, 2020 4:35p
P/E Ratio
104.25
Dividend Yield
N/A
Market Cap
£2.57 billion
Rev. per Employee
N/A
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/zigman2/quotes/203208387/delayed
SE : Sweden: Stockholm
kr 148.75
-4.80 -3.13%
Volume: 5.81M
Feb. 27, 2020 5:29p
P/E Ratio
8.47
Dividend Yield
5.92%
Market Cap
kr171.72 billion
Rev. per Employee
kr3.73M
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/zigman2/quotes/202428675/composite
US : U.S.: NYSE
$ 85.42
-2.99 -3.38%
Volume: 14.18M
Feb. 27, 2020 6:30p
P/E Ratio
16.17
Dividend Yield
5.53%
Market Cap
$130.77 billion
Rev. per Employee
$1.09M
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Sara Sjolin is a MarketWatch reporter based in London. Follow her on Twitter @sarasjolin.

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