Additional EU equity news post the release of the Daily European Equity opening news

AA (AA/ LN) – Co. has appointed Simon Breakwell as permanent CEO, trading revenue rose 1% to GBP 471mln, Ebitda rose 1% to GBP 193mln. (Newswires)

Close Brothers (CBG LN) – FY Adj. operating profit rose 9% to GBP 243.5mln, loan book at GBP 6.9bln vs. Prev. GBP 6.4bln. (Newswires)

United Utilities (UU/ LN) - Co. states that current trading is in line with groups expectations, while they see H1 underlying operating profit for 2017/18 will be higher than H1 of 2016/17. (Newswires)

BROKER RECOMMENDATIONS

AURUBIS (NDA GY) DOWNGRADED TO SELL FROM BUY AT BANKHAUS LAMPE

HENKEL (HEN3 GY) DOWNGRADED TO MARKET PERFORM FROM OUTPERFORM AT RAYMOND JAMES

STATOIL (STL NO) UPGRADED TO NEUTRAL FROM UNDERPERFORM AT EXANE

RIO TINTO (RIO LN) DOWNGRADED TO HOLD FROM BUY AT CANACCORD

26 Sep 2017 - 07:08- Research Sheet- Source: Newswires

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