FRANKFURT, April 27 (Reuters) - The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on Friday:
Bayer AG said it had agreed to sell more crop science businesses to BASF in a deal worth up to 1.7 billion euros ($2.06 billion) that fulfils undertakings to the European Union and other regulators as part of its takeover of Monsanto Co.
Key Q1 figures due. Adjusted EBIT seen down 6 percent at 1.1 billion euros. Poll:
U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp have made progress in negotiating merger terms and are aiming to successfully complete deal talks as early as next week, people familiar with the matter said on Thursday.
Q1 results due. Adjusted EBIT seen up 4 percent at 3.5 billion euros. Poll:
RWE shareholders approved a 1.50 euro dividend, comprising an ordinary payout of 50 cents and a one-time dividend of 1 euro from a refund of a nuclear tax that was ruled unconstitutional.
Audi Q1 results due. Parent Volkswagen already said that Audi posted Q1 operating profit of 1.30 billion euros.
Airbus posted a slender first-quarter profit after delays in engine deliveries for its A320neo passenger jet, and it also cut production of the larger A330 due to weak demand.
Annual report due. The group published preliminary results on March 5 and raised its dividend. [
The group reported a 2 percent decline in first-quarter EBIT, citing currency effects, and affirmed its guidance for 2018.
Salzgitter Group raised its forecast for 2018 pre-tax profits to between 250 million and 300 million euros after a strong first-quarter.
Capital Markets Day due.
The company announced the approval of Tremfya in South Korea.
The group affirmed its 2018 guidance after reporting a 13 percent rise in first-quarter revenues.
Q1 results due. Pretax profit seen up 4 percent at 37.5 million euros. Poll:
The group named Baerbel Schomberg as its new supervisory board chairman.
Annual report due. The group published preliminary results on March 15.
CONTINENTAL - 4.50 eur/shr dividend proposed
MERCK - 1.25 eur/shr dividend proposed
RWE - 0.50 eur/shr dividend
ALSTRIA OFFICE REIT - 0.52 eur/shr dividend
DEUTZ - 0.15 eur/shr dividend
HAMBORNER REIT - 0.45 eur/shr dividend
SAF HOLLAND - 0.45 eur/shr dividend
NORDEX - Berenberg starts with “hold” rating, price target 9.50 euros
SIEMENS HEALTHINEERS - Credit Suisse starts with “neutral” rating, price target 33.50 euros
FERRATUM - Berenberg starts with “buy”, price target 34 euros
TELE COLUMBUS - Goldman Sachs cuts to “neutral” from “buy”
Dow Jones +1.0 pct, S&P 500 +1.0 pct, Nasdaq +1.6 pct at close.
Nikkei +0.5 pct, Shanghai stocks -0.6 pct.
Time: 5.10 GMT.
German March import prices due at 0600 GMT. Seen +0.1 pct m/m, flat y/y.
German April jobless figures due at 0800 GMT. Seen -15,000, unemployment rate flat at 5.3 pct.
REUTERS TOP NEWS ($1 = 0.8257 euros) (Reporting by Douglas Busvine and Maria Sheahan)