Michelin shares fall after tire maker sees lower 2020 operating income

(Reuters) – Shares French tire maker Michelin <MICP.PA> fell Tuesday after the company forecast a slightly lower operating income for 2020 and flagged uncertainty to its business the coronavirus crisis in China.

Michelin shares were down 1.2% in early session trading, the worst-performing stock on France’s benchmark CAC-40 index <.FCHI>.

(Reporting by Sudip Kar-Gupta, editing by Louise Heavens)