FRANKFURT/BERLIN, May 5 (Reuters) - The DAX top-30 index looked set to open 0.2 percent lower on Friday, according to premarket data from brokerage Lang & Schwarz at 0604 GMT.
The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks:
VW brand to hold press conference on Q1 results.
Down 0.7 pct in early Frankfurt trading
Evonik saw adjusted core profit increase 8 percent in the first quarter as new additives businesses purchased from Air Products Inc offset a decline in prices for animal feed ingredients and absorbent materials for diapers.
Indicated 1pct higher
The company said it expected 2017 sales to rise to 860-890 mln eur with EBITDA of more than 50 mln eur after reporting Q1 results.
Up 0.3 pct in early Frankfurt trading
The company reported a smaller than expected 2-percent rise in first-quarter core profit, as roaming changes partly offset increased data usage by its customers and benefits from the E-Plus acquisition.
Indicated 1.8 pct lower
The company reported preliminary annual net profit of 36 mln eur.
Indicated 0.2 pct lower
The company reported Q1 EBITDA OF 25.5 mln eur and said it epxected EBITDA of 85-105 mln eur for the year.
No indication available
The company confirmed 2017 forecasts after reporting Q1 FFO of 15.8 mln eur.
LUFTHANSA - 0.50 euros/shr dividend proposed
DUERR - 2.10 euros/shr dividend proposed
FUCHS PETROLUB - 0.89 euros/preference shr dividend proposed
DMG MORI AG - 1.03 euros/shr dividend proposed
HYPOPORT - no dividend proposed
DEUTZ - dividend 0.07 euros/shr
MTU AERO ENGINES - dividend 1.90 euros/shr
E.ON - HSBC cuts to “Reduce” from “Hold”
XING - Berenberg cuts to “Hold” from “Buy”
DEUTSCHE PFANDBRIEFBANK - Citi cuts to “Neutral” from “Buy”
Dow Jones unchanged, S&P 500 +0.1 pct, Nasdaq +0.1 pct at close.
Japanese markets closed, Shanghai stocks -0.8 pct.
Time: 6.07 GMT.
No economic data scheduled.
$1 = 0.9163 euros Reporting by Christoph Steitz and Victoria Bryan