Compagnie Industriali Riunite S.p.A. (CIR) Is Yet to See Trading Action on Feb 15

February 15, 2018 - By Darrin Black

Shares of Compagnie Industriali Riunite S.p.A. (BIT:CIR) closed at 1.1 yesterday. Compagnie Industriali Riunite S.p.A. currently has a total float of 657.98 million shares and on average sees 354,833 shares exchange hands each day. The stock now has a 52-week low of 1.09 and high of 1.54.

FTSE MIB: A Growing European Index

Italy is known worldwide not just for being a country with a rich culture and heritage but most importantly, for being a nation with a competent trade and commerce conduct. It lures Compagnie Industriali Riunite S.p.A. to its market. That being said, it is surely one of the biggest assets of the European economy.

Having been tested through the toughest of times, there is so much to learn from the economy of Italy. Through the years, Italy and its equity market in particular, has helped shape Europe as a successfully thriving region.

The Italian Equity Market

The Italian equity market dates back as early as the 1800s. The Borsa Italiana or Piazza Affari, the main Italian stock exchange, had been founded as one of the earliest European stock exchanges in February 1808 by Viceroy of the Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy Eugène de Beauharnais.

The Borsa Italiana boasts as one of the few stock exchanges with the longest trading hours. The pre-market session begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 9:00 a.m. The regular session immediately follows at 9:00 a.m. and ends at 5:30 p.m. There is also a post market session that begins at 6:00 p.m. and ends at 8:30 p.m. These long trading hours provide flexible opportunities for international investors to buy and sell stocks on and from the Borsa Italiana. This is one of the reasons that Italy has one of the most successful trade and commerce environments in the world. Many investors are looking for reliable companies like Compagnie Industriali Riunite S.p.A. there.

The FTSE Milano Italia Borsa (MIB) is the free-float market-capitalization-weighted index that monitors the 40 most actively traded stocks on the Borsa Italiana. Until June 2009 when the FTSE had started operating the FTSE MIB, the S&P had operated it as the S&P/MIB.

Roughly 80% of the overall market valuation on the Borsa Italiana is included in the FTSE MIB, making it a significant economic indicator not just in Italy but in the entire European region. The FTSE MIB is rebalanced four times a year in order to maintain clear representation of the national economy. Compagnie Industriali Riunite S.p.A. stocks are carefully checked by professionals.

Milestones through the Years

The Borsa Italiana had always been operated as a public entity until it was privatized in 1998. The London Stock Exchange Group had then bought it in an all-stock transaction in 2007, consolidating the Borsa Italiana and the London Stock Exchange.

Hundreds of years after its foundation, the Borsa Italiana now has an overall market valuation of about $650 billion with over 340 stocks listed on it.

Meanwhile, the FTSE MIB had posted its all-time high of 50,108.56 points in March 2000; and its all-time low of 12,362.50 points in July 2012. The meltdown in 2012 is widely attributed to the financial crisis in Spain, which had affected other European nations; and to the heightened borrowing costs in Europe.

Investing on Borsa Italiana stocks is ideal today not just for domestic investors but also for international investors. Evidently, many investors are flocking the Italian equity market to take advantage of a compelling borrowing environment.

More notable recent Compagnie Industriali Riunite S.p.A. (BIT:CIR) news were published by: which released: “CIR 9-month net result swings to loss of EUR ‍​26.0 mln” on October 27, 2017, also with their article: “CIR H1 net profit up at EUR 27.1 mln” published on July 28, 2017, published: “CIR Compagnie Industriali Riunite: Itedi-Espresso group to be called Gedi” on April 05, 2017. More interesting news about Compagnie Industriali Riunite S.p.A. (BIT:CIR) were released by: and their article: “CIR Compagnie Industriali Riunite FY net profit down at EUR 33.8 mln” published on March 13, 2017 as well as‘s news article titled: “CIR Q3 net profit jumps to EUR 11.5 mln” with publication date: October 28, 2016.

Compagnie Industriali Riunite S.p.A., together with its subsidiaries, operates in the media, automotive components, healthcare, and non-core investment sectors in Europe, America, Asia, and Africa. The company has market cap of 723.78 million EUR. It publishes la Repubblica national daily newspaper and its supplements, including L'Espresso weekly magazine, and 4 monthly and 1 bimonthly publications, as well as 13 local dailies and 1 three-weekly paper; broadcasts 3 national radio stations comprising Radio Deejay, Radio Capital, and Radio m2o; provides Internet and applications for mobile and new generation devices; and collects advertising for third-party publications. It currently has negative earnings. The firm also produces suspension, such as coil, leaf, FRP coil, and precision springs, as well as stabilizer bars; oil, air, and diesel fuel filtration systems; petrol fuel filters; cam covers and oil separators; and air and cooling systems consisting of intake manifold and charged air ducting systems, air induction systems, thermostat housings and ducts, and coolant pumps modules.

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