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Spanish stocks - Factors to watch on March 1

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March 1 (Reuters) -The following Spanish stocks may be affected by newspaper reports and other factors on Friday. Reuters has not verified the newspaper reports, and cannot vouch for their accuracy:


Amadeus said on Thursday it is not interested in the acquisition of Shift4. nFWN3FE4VB


Spain's Cellnex CLNX.MC on Thursday posted a 14% rise in 2023 adjusted earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation to 3 billion euros ($3.24 billion) as revenue grew 16% and free cash flow turned positive earlier than forecast.nL5N3FE9KZ


Spanish builder ACS ACS.MC on Thursday posted a higher-than-expected 17% rise in 2023 net profit as it continues to benefit from its construction portfolio in the United States and Australia, and from toll-road businesses. nL5N3FE9QCnFWN3FE4QC


Shares in Grifols GRLS.MC fell 35% on Thursday, prompting a halt in trading and movement of the shares into auction mode, despite the Spanish drug maker's attempt to regain investors' trust after reporting a 72% plunge in 2023 profit. nL5N3FE2UX


The company said on Thursday its full-year net profit fell to 524 million euros down from 759 million euros reported one year earlier. nL5N3FF1B9


Spanish construction and energy conglomerate Acciona posted a net profit of 541 million euros ($585.1 million) in 2023, 23% higher than in 2022 and above analysts' expectations. nL2N3FC11C


The company said on Thursday its full-year net profit rose to 591.0 million euros in 2023 up from 315.2 million euros the year before. nFWN3FE4VAnFWN3FE4T8


Spanish real estate group Inmobiliaria Colonial COL.MC on Thursday reported a net loss of 1.02 billion euros ($1.10 billion) for the full year 2023, brought about by a 9% drop in the value of its assets due to higher interest rates. nL5N3FE72InFWN3FE4XX


The bank said the buy-back programme execution of maximum 557.3 million shares will start on March 4. nFWN3FF0MK


Unicaja said on Thursday it started buy-back programme of up to 100 million euros. nFWN3FE4Q1


Spanish steelmaker Acerinox said on Thursday it expects demand for steel to start recovering in coming months after its net profit more than halved last year. nL5N3FE96Q


Spain's largest hotel chain Melia posted on Thursday an 8% rise in 2023 net profit to 130.1 million euros ($141 million), beating analysts' expectations, after adding premium rooms at resorts to benefit from record tourism sales. nL5N3FE9F7

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