SHAREWATCH: Ubisoft stock jumps 6%

Ubisoft’s

share price

has jumped by over six per cent at last count – off the back of

yesterday’s increase in its annual sales forecast

.

The publisher announced that better-than-expected sales of titles such as Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas 2 had raised expectations – and the financial market has responded accordingly.

We’ve had only good news from Ubisoft,” Nathalie Pelras, a fund manager at Richelieu Finance in Paris, which oversees $6.3 billion, told Bloomberg.

It has blockbusters that are doing well and that justifies the premium” of the stock price.”

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