4:00 PM Frankfurt Bilfinger net tumbled but revenues soared 9%. Hannover Rueck net swung to a loss and revenues declined 5%. Iliad profit surged after mobile subscribers jumped 8%. Wacker Chemie declined on weak profit and sales forecast.
In London trading, FTSE 100 index fell 17.44 or 0.2% to 7,206.91 and in Frankfurt the DAX index rose 46.32 or 0.4% to 12,393.01.
In Paris, CAC 40 index edged down 1.36 to 5,273.04.
increased 0.1% to 37.42 after Germany-based insurance services provider reported revenues in the year ending in December soared 8.8% from a year ago to 17.8 billion.
Net income in the year tumbled 18.2% to 958.6 million from 1.2 billion in a year ago period and diluted earnings per share slumped to 7.95 from 9.71.
Bilfinger forecasted fiscal 2017 net income of about 950 million from the earlier estimate of 800 million and increase in gross premium of about 9%.
The insurer estimated fiscal 2018 gross premium growth in the single-digit percentage range and return on investment of around 2.7% and group net income of about 1 billion.
Hannover Rueck SE
dropped 3.5% to 110.80 after Germany-based industrial services provider said revenues in the year ending in December declined 4.9% from a year ago to 4 billion.
Net in the year swung to a loss of 88.5 million from profit of 270.6 million in a year ago period and diluted earnings per share swung to 1.24 loss from diluted earnings per share of 12.46.
plunged 8.7% to 180.05 after the France-based communications services provider reported revenues in the year ending in December jumped 5.6% from a year ago to 5 billion.
Net income in the year surged 19.3% to 480.3 million from 402.7 million in a year ago period.
Telecom services provider said total mobile subscribers in the year soared 7.9% to 13.7 million and total broadband and broadband subscribers increased 1.5% to 6.5 million from a year ago period.
Wacker Chemie AG
plummeted 5% to 132.95 after the specialty chemical producer reported sales in the year ending in December advanced 6% from a year ago to 4.9 billion.
Net income in the year soared to 884.8 million from 189.3 million in a year ago period and diluted earnings per share jumped to 17.45 from 3.61.
In fiscal 2018, Wacker forecasted sales volume growth and higher product prices in the chemical division and operating profit to increase by mid-¬single ¬digit percentage from 1 billion in fiscal 2017 driven by sales to increase in low-single digit percentage.