FRANKFURT, March 21 (Reuters) - The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.2 percent higher on Tuesday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0707 GMT.
The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks:
Indicated 0.3 percent higher
Full Q4 results, news conference due. The carmaker reported preliminary figures on March 9, with startup costs for its new 5 Series model contributed to lower-than-expected 2016 operating earnings.
Indicated 10.6 percent lower
Subscription period for Deutsche Bank’s 8 billion euro ($8.6 billion) capital increase begins.
Unlike rival Siemens, General Electric has no plans to spin off its medical technology business, GE Healthcare Chief Executive John Flannery told German daily Handelsblatt.
Volkswagen indicated unchanged
Porsche SE indicated 0.1 percent higher
Annual results due from Porsche SE, the company that controls Volkswagen.
Indicated 0.l percent higher
Personnel chief Michael Bernhardt said voluntary redundancies at the industrial services company’s headquarters had been completed, according to an interview in daily Mannheimer Morgen.
Indicated 0.1 percent higher
The real estate group said it expected its operating profit (FFO I) to rise to 425 million euros after jumping 26 percent to 384 million in 2016.
Indicated 0.4 percent higher
The lubricants maker said it expects its earnings before interest and tax (EBIT) to grow by 1 to 5 percent this year.
Indicated 1.2 percent higher
The carbon specialist said full-year adjusted EBIT rose to 20.7 million euros, slightly above the 18.7 million forecast by analysts. SGL expects a mid-single digit percentage increase in sales and adjusted EBIT growth at a faster rate than sales.
No indication available
The group said it would pay out at least half of its funds from operations for 2017 again, as it reported preliminary results for 2016.
FRESENIUS - UBS cuts to “neutral” from “buy” - traders
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE - UBS cuts to “sell” from “buy” - traders
MUNICH RE - Bernstein cuts to “market perform”, keeps target price at 185 euros
Dow Jones unchanged, S&P 500 -0.2 pct, Nasdaq unchanged at close.
Nikkei -0.3 pct, Shanghai stocks +0.4 pct.
Time: 7.07 GMT.
No economic data scheduled.
REUTERS TOP NEWS ($1 = 0.9282 euros) (Reporting by Ludwig Burger and Maria Sheahan)