French and Benelux stocks-Factors to watch on April 11

PARIS, April 11 Fri Apr 11, 2014 12:46am EDT

PARIS, April 11 (Reuters) - Below are company-related news and stories from French and Benelux media which could have an impact on the region's markets or individual stocks.

RENAULT

French automaker is considering cutting one of the two shifts at its Flins plant, a move that would eventually cut annual production to a maximum 110,000 cars from 145,000 now, the French business daily Les Echos said on Thursday.

NUMERICABLE

Moody's rating agency placed Numericable's rating "B1" under review for upgrade.

CHRISTIAN DIOR

Christian Dior Couture posted revenues at 357 million euros during the first three months of the year, up 17 percent in constant exchange rates. Revenues rose 19 percent to 1.12 billion euros ($1.55 billion) over nine months, ending Mar. 31.

Groupe Christian Dior announced interim dividends at 1.2 euro per share, to be payed out on April 17.

SANOFI

France is going out on a limb with a plan to push the use of cheap copies of biotech drugs, triggering alarm among companies in Europe's second-biggest pharmaceutical market behind Germany.

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