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Peru Stocks: Alicorp, Minera Atacocha, Minera Milpo, Volcan

February 15, 2012

Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) -- The following companies had unusual price changes in Peru trading. Stock symbols are in parentheses and share prices are as of 4:10 p.m. local time.

The Lima General Index was little changed at 22,276.71. The MSCI All Peru Capped Index slid 0.2 percent to 2,797.11.

Zinc miners dropped as U.S. stocks and zinc futures declined, said Hernando Pastor, an analyst at Lima-based Kallpa Securities SAB.

Cia. Minera Atacocha SA (ATACOBC1 PE), the Lima-based zinc mining company, slumped 4.7 percent to 82 centimos. Volcan Cia. Minera SAA (VOLCABC1 PE), Peru’s largest zinc producer, fell 1.4 percent to 3.44 soles. Cia. Minera Milpo (MILPOC1 PE), a zinc and silver producer controlled by Sao Paulo-based Votorantim Metais Ltda., slid 0.9 percent to 5.35 soles.

Alicorp SA (ALICORC1 PE), Peru’s largest foodstuff maker, rose 2.4 percent to 6.35 soles after fourth-quarter net income more than doubled to 78.7 million soles ($29 million).

--Editor: Brendan Walsh

To contact the reporter on this story: Alex Emery in Lima at aemery1@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: David Papadopoulos at papadopoulos@bloomberg.net


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