|Bid||304.40 x 0|
|Ask||304.60 x 0|
|Day's Range||303.20 - 308.00|
|52 Week Range||226.70 - 343.90|
|Beta (3Y Monthly)||0.55|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||30.30|
|Forward Dividend & Yield||1.35 (0.44%)|
|1y Target Est||N/A|
Banks and the auto sector were the biggest boosts to the benchmark on the day. Italy's MIB led gains in the region with its 0.8 percent rise, having hit an eight-month high earlier the session, while German shares closed up 0.5 percent. Data showed that China's exports rebounded to a five-month high in March, but imports shrank for a fourth straight month and at a faster pace, painting a mixed picture of the economy.
Danish hearing aid maker Widex expects its merger with Germany's Sivantos to complete next month after getting European approval, creating the third-largest player in the industry. The companies plan to invest more in digital devices as a combined group and to step up their challenge on market leaders Sonova and William Demant. Sivantos, formerly known as Siemens Audiology, and Denmark's Widex said in May that they had agreed to form a company worth more than 7 billion euros (6.14 billion pounds), including 3 billion euros in debt.
COPENHAGEN (Reuters) - Danish hearing aid maker Widex and German rival Sivantos have reopened an application seeking European Commission approval for their planned $8 billion (£6.2 billion) merger, public ...