UPDATE 2-Engineer Saurer misses profit forecasts, shares sag


(Adds share reaction, analyst comment) ZURICH, March 18 (Reuters) - Shares in Saurer fell on Thursday after the Swiss textile machinery and car components firm posted a smaller-than-expected rise in 2003 profit, hurt by restructuring costs, and foresaw no marked increase this year. Its shares sagged 6.6 percent to 58.75 Swiss francs by 1045 GMT in a weaker market after net profit of 47.2 million euros ($58 million) fell short of analyst estimates which called for 54.9 million euros, up ...

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