Enter multiple symbols separated by commas

European Stocks to Watch: Taylor Woodrow, OMV, Atos Origin, Sogecable, Volkswagen, Barclays

Here are some of Monday's big movers on European stock markets:

Taylor Woodrow (up 14.63%) House-builder Taylor Woodrow agreed Monday to buy rival George Wimpey for 2.5 billion pounds ($4.9 billion), sending shares soaring.

OMV (up 3.05%) Shares of OMV increased after Citigroup raised the company’s target price from 49 euros to 52 euros, saying the company’s restructuring story is “currently the most interesting organic investment story in European integrated oil.”

Atos Origin (up 2.09%) French information technology services company Atos Origin’s shares are trading higher after the firm’s board approved a review of strategic options.

Sogecable (up 1.86%) Shares rose after Deutsche Bank upgraded Sogecable to buy from sell.

Volkswagen (down 3.47%) Volkswagen’s shares fell after Porsche raised its stake in Europe’s largest carmaker for less than the market value of the shares.

Barclays (down 2.37%) Shares of Barclays retreated after a Dresdner Kleinwort analyst lowered his recommendation for U.K's third-biggest banks to “hold'” from “add”.

Contact U.S. News


    Get the best of CNBC in your inbox

    Please choose a subscription

    Please enter a valid email address
    To learn more about how we use your information,
    please read our Privacy Policy.

Don't Miss

U.S. Video

  • Hero miles for military members: Real estate magnate's plea

    Chairman of the Fisher House Foundation, Ken Fisher, discusses the Hero Miles program with CNBC's Dina Gusovsky. During Military Appreciation Month, Fisher is asking every traveler to donate 1,000 of their miles to replenish the Hero Miles programs that is in danger of running out.

  • Cramer shuts down this market's haters

    "Mad Money" host Jim Cramer on why this market can't stop, won't stop.

  • From the battlefield to the boardroom

    Your Grateful Nation is dedicated to helping Special Forces veterans enter the corporate world and Knot Standard provides complimentary suits to vets. Mad Money's Jim Cramer spoke with Rob Clapper, Your Grateful executive director; John Ballay, Knot Standard co-founder and president; Tej Gill, retired U.S. Navy Seal; and Darren McB, active duty U.S. Navy Seal.