Randstad NV (RAND.AS)
16 Aug 2019
* External data does not point to short-term recovery (Adds details of other staffing companies)
AMSTERDAM, July 23 Netherlands-based staffing group Randstad on Tuesday said its underlying earnings fell 4% in the second quarter, below analyst forecasts, due to a slowdown in Europe, particularly among German automotive manufacturers.
AMSTERDAM, July 23 The chief financial officer of Netherlands-based staffing group Randstad on Tuesday said the company expects weakness in Europe, which dragged down its second quarter performance, to continue throughout 2019.
* Shares up more than 5 percent to highest since September (Adds analyst, shares, details, background)