Banc Sabadell | Despite Ferrovial´s excellent performance this year (+26% in absolute terms and +17% vs IBEX) our Objective Price still suggests potential (c.+10%) and the share remains one of our main bets in the sector.
After fulfilling three years’ maintenance of the third set of locks, Sacyr and its partners in the consortium GUPC (of which the Spanish constructor controls 41.6%) have ended their contractual relationship with the Panama Canal Authority
Bankinter | Norway´s sovereign wealth fund informed the Spanish markets regulator (CNMV) that it now holds 3.024% in Telefonica (TEF). This is an increase of more than 1% since it last informed the regulator of its holding in the Spanish telecommunications company last February.
José Benito de Vega | Naturgy has enjoyed a very positive stockmarket evolution since the beginning of 2018, in which period its value has increased 43% compared to an 8% fall of the IBEX35. There are various factors behind his positive performance compared to the index, which was accentuated following the presentation of its Strategic Plan in June 2018. However, after the positive evolution of its shares, it is trading with elevated multiples and at a premium to the European sector which, in our opinion, does not take account of the regulatory risk.
Renta4 | Cellnex announced an issue of senior bonds convertible into shares of 700 Mn€, extendible to an additional 150 Mn€. It will be exclusive for institutional investors, will mature on 5 July 2028 with a coupon of 0.5% and a repurchase value on maturing of between 103.74% and 108.58%, which means a performance at maturity between 0.9% and 1.4%, below the average current price of the company of 2.2%.
Alphavalue | The Spanish government prepares measures to block corporate operations among listed companies in which the State has a stake.
The Spanish hotel chain announced a single dividend payment for 2018 of 0.183 euros/share (+8.9% vs 2017; in line with what was expected), date ex date 5 July and date of payment 9 July. Yield 2.2%.
Shareholders approved the payment of a gross dividend of 1.175 euros/share charged to 2018, 3.5% more than the previous year.
The latest profit warning from Nucor for Q2 (1.20-1.25% vs consensus 1.48$) seems to confirm the weakening of tendencies in the steel sector in this period.
Baker McKenzie | There were no flotations in Spain in the first half of 2019, consolidating the progressive decline in these operations since 2017.