Berendsen PLC (BRSN.L)
5 Dec 2016
* Though Amec Foster Wheeler, Berendsen weigh on midcaps (ADVISORY- Follow European and UK stock markets in real time on the Reuters Live Markets blog on Eikon, see cpurl://apps.cp./cms/?pageId=livemarkets)
MILAN/LONODN, Oct 27 European shares steadied at the close on Thursday, with stronger pharmaceutical and banking stocks offsetting a slump in companies like Amec Foster and Berendsen.
LONDON, Oct 27 British shares fell on Thursday in a choppy session as earnings updates weighed on midcaps, though Barclays rose on a robust set of third-quarter results.
** Commercial laundry company Berendsen -15%, and among the worst performing UK midcaps, after a profit warning puts stock on track for one of its worst days on record
** Commercial laundry company Berendsen -5.5%, 3rd top FTSE midcap loser & on track for worst day since Oct 2011 as it trades down from its life high