NORDIC STOCKS - Factors to watch on Aug 8
HELSINKI Aug 7 (Reuters) - The following stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Thursday:
The Finnish tyre maker reported on Friday second-quarter sales and profits below all estimates in a Reuters poll. Its April-June operating profit fell to 91 million euros, compared with the average estimate of 105 million in the poll, where estimates ranged from 98 to 112 million.
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The Norwegian seismic explorer reported second quarter earnings below expectations on Friday. Earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) fell 2.3 percent to $49.9 million, against forecasts for $56 million.
Polarcus lowered its full-year guidance on growing competition and increased market uncertainty, to around $200 million from a previous range of $230 million to $250 million. Continuación...