BERLIN/FRANKFURT, Dec 19 (Reuters) - The following are some of the factors that may move German stocks on Thursday:
BMW and Daimler said on Wednesday they plan to exit the North American car-sharing market and will halt operations in Montreal, New York, Seattle, Washington D.C. and Vancouver.
Virtual network operator 1&1 Drillisch leased mobile data spectrum from rival Telefonica Deutschland to bridge some frequency gaps and boost its position as number four player in the embattled German market.
Evotec said it would get a payment of 3 million euros after it successfully achieved a third milestone in its diabetes research alliance with Sanofi.
Swiss competition authority COMCO said it had amicably settled a probe into Brenntag and Bucher - suppliers of AdBlue, a liquid used to treat nitrogen oxide in diesel emissions. The two companies had in the past divided their AdBlue customers amongst themselves but agreed not to do so in future.
Hornbach Holding raised its full-year forecast for 2019/20 after strong fall earnings growth. It said its 9-month adjusted EBIT was up at 240.2 million euros.
* JUNGHEINRICH AG: Citigroup cuts price target to 20.20 euros from 24.50 euros. Deutsche Bank cuts target price to 20 euros from 22 euros
* HUGO BOSS: Deutsche Bank cuts target price to 48 euros from 67 euros and cuts to hold from buy
Dow Jones -0.1%, S&P 500 unchanged, Nasdaq +0.1% at close.
Nikkei -0.3%, Shanghai stocks +0.1%.
Time: 6:45 GMT
No economic data scheduled.
REUTERS TOP NEWS (Reporting by Berlin Speed Desk and Frankfurt Newsroom)