Stock exchange: stocks to follow in Paris and Europe

Follow-up shares on the Paris Stock Exchange - Monday 1 August 2022

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August 2 (Reuters) – Stocks to watch Tuesday on the Paris Stock Exchange and across Europe, where futures point to a lower opening:

* BOUYGUES BOUY.PA posted a current operating profit of 492 million euros, a Group stake of 147 million euros and raised the EBITDA growth target after the lease to over 8% for its subsidiary in Bouygues Telecom, compared to around 7% previously.

➦ Bouygues posts H1 sales of up to € 18.53 billion

* VALNEVA VLS.PA on Monday confirmed the modification of the purchase agreement with the European Commission for its vaccine against COVID-19.

➦ Valneva confirms the modification of the purchase agreement with the EC for its vaccine against COVID-19

* SMCP SMCP.PA posted a net profit (group share) of up to € 20.7 million in the first half on Monday and confirmed its annual forecasts.

* GTT GTT.PA said on Monday that it has signed a contract with shipowner Antarctica21 to equip a ship with GTT Digital “smart shipping” solutions.

* BP BP.L posted a quarterly profit at its highest level in 14 years, allowing the oil group to increase the dividend and the amount of its share buyback program.

➦ BP records a profit of $ 8.45 billion in the second quarter and increases the dividend

* MAERSK increased its operating profit forecast for 2022 and posted quarterly revenue above its target.

* GENERAL GASI.MI announced that the results for the first half of the year exceeded the consensus received by the insurer despite a difficult macroeconomic context and write-downs of 138 million euros related to Russia.

* SIEMENS GAMESA SGREN.MC expects to cut about 2,500 jobs, or nearly 9% of its workforce, as part of its efforts to return to profitability, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The group announced on Tuesday that it lowered its profitability forecast for 2022 citing difficult market conditions and higher costs.

➦ EXCLUSIVE-Siemens Gamesa expects to cut nearly 2,500 jobs

* VILMORIN & CIE VILM.PA said on Monday that its net result is expected to be lower than the previous financial year, after announcing a 2021/2022 turnover of 1.59 billion euros, an increase of 6.2% compared to comparable figures. to 2020/2021. The group also announced the appointment of Anthony Carvalho as Chief Financial Officer starting September 14.

(Written by Valentine Baldassari and Laetitia Volga, edited by Kate Enringer)

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