Wage price index rises in the December quarter: ASX flat at noon

Wage price index rises in the December quarter: ASX flat at noon

19 Feb 2020 - The ASX dipped at the open and despite a slight rise around mid-morning trade, is now tracking fairly flat at 0.1% lower at noon. Domino’s (ASX:DMP) shares shot up today on the release of their half year results. Wisetech Global (ASX...
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Wistech (ASX:WTC) downgrades revenue guidance due to coronavirus

Wistech (ASX:WTC) downgrades revenue guidance due to coronavirus

19 Feb 2020 - Wistech Global (ASX:WTC) has reported net profit (NPATA) of $33.5 milion for 1HFY20 a rise of 22 per cent on the same time last year.
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Stockland (ASX:SGP) maintains FFO guidance

Stockland (ASX:SGP) maintains FFO guidance

19 Feb 2020 - Stockland (ASX:SGP) has announced statutory profit rose 68.1 per cent to $504 million for the first half of 2020 when compared to the year earlier period. The rise comes on the back of $199 million of positive net revaluations.
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Fortescue (ASX:FMG) delivers record first half revenue

Fortescue (ASX:FMG) delivers record first half revenue

19 Feb 2020 - Fortescue (ASX:FMG) has reported record first half revenue of US$6.5 billion for the first half of 2020.
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Crown (ASX:CWN) results hit by downturn in VIP players and coronavirus

Crown (ASX:CWN) results hit by downturn in VIP players and coronavirus

19 Feb 2020 - Crown Resorts (ASX:CWN) has reported its normalised net profit has dipped 11 per cent to $172.7 million for the first half of 2020 when compared to the same time last year.
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Apple sales warning weighs on Wall Street: Aus shares set for flat start

Apple sales warning weighs on Wall Street: Aus shares set for flat start

19 Feb 2020 - The local sharemarket is set for a flat start in early trading following a mixed session on Wall Street yesterday. Lottery company Tabcorp (ASX:TAH) has announced group revenue rose 4.4 per cent for the first half of 2020 and earning...
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BluGlass (ASX:BLG) discusses laser diodes and business opportunities

BluGlass (ASX:BLG) discusses laser diodes and business opportunities

19 Feb 2020 - BluGlass (ASX:BLG) Managing Director, Giles Bourne talks about the opportunities that laser diodes represent for the company, following the Photonics West Conference.
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Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) to sell 4.9% of Coles Group

Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) to sell 4.9% of Coles Group

19 Feb 2020 - Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) will sell 4.9 per cent of its stake in the Coles Group.
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Seven Group Holdings (ASX:SVW) 1HFY20 profit, earnings and revenue higher

Seven Group Holdings (ASX:SVW) 1HFY20 profit, earnings and revenue higher

19 Feb 2020 - Diversified investment group, Seven Group holdings (ASX:SVW) has reported underlying net profit (after tax attributable to shareholders) of 254.7 million for the first half of the 2020 financial year, an increase of 3.2 per cent on t...
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Coles (ASX:COL) put aside $20m for underpaid salaries: ASX closed 0.2% lower

Coles (ASX:COL) put aside $20m for underpaid salaries: ASX closed 0.2% lower

18 Feb 2020 - The ASX closed 0.2% lower today failing to gain momentum after dropping at the open. Shares in the Monadelphous Group (ASX:MND) rose today after they released their results showing a revenue rise. Tech stocks slid with Altium (ASX:AL...
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Monadelphous Group (ASX:MND) top perfomer after results release: ASX shares tracking 0.2% lower

Monadelphous Group (ASX:MND) top perfomer after results release: ASX shares tracking 0.2% lower

18 Feb 2020 - The ASX dropped at the open and is now tracking 0.2% lower at noon. Shares in the Monadelphous Group (ASX:MND) rose today after they released their results showing a revenue rise. Shares in Seven West Group also rose. Engineering com...
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Kogan.com (ASX:KGN) see profit up, revenue down

Kogan.com (ASX:KGN) see profit up, revenue down

18 Feb 2020 - Retail business Kogan.com (ASX:KGN) today announced its half year results showing gross sales of $322.9 million, up 16.4 per cent on prior year of $277.3 million.
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Lifestyle Communities (ASX:LIC) first half results driven by 109 new home settlements

Lifestyle Communities (ASX:LIC) first half results driven by 109 new home settlements

18 Feb 2020 - Lifestyle Communities (ASX:LIC) achieved a net profit after tax attributable to shareholders of $15.1 million for the first half of the 2020 financial year, compared to $21.9 million in the same period last year.
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Cochlear (ASX:COH) net profit increase of 23%

Cochlear (ASX:COH) net profit increase of 23%

18 Feb 2020 - Hearing implant manufacturer Cochlear's (ASX:COH) reported net profit increased by 23 per cent to $157.7 million and includes $25.0 million in non-cash after-tax gains from the revaluation of innovation fund investments.
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BHP (ASX:BHP) see a rise in profit, increase dividend

BHP (ASX:BHP) see a rise in profit, increase dividend

18 Feb 2020 - BHP (ASX:BHP) has reported a 29 per cent increase in half-year profit to $US4.9 billion, that’s $7.30 billion AUD.
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Rio’s (ASX:RIO) iron ore shipments reduced due to cyclone: ASX set for a flat start

Rio’s (ASX:RIO) iron ore shipments reduced due to cyclone: ASX set for a flat start

18 Feb 2020 - Wall Street was closed yesterday due to President’s Day. The ASX looks set to open flat this morning. European stocks closed higher as China’s central bank announced fresh policy to shield its economy from Coronavirus. Meanwhile, App...
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AP Eagers (ASX:APE) await further details on Holden wind down

AP Eagers (ASX:APE) await further details on Holden wind down

18 Feb 2020 - AP Eagers (ASX:APE) reported yesterday that as a partner of General Motors General Motors they are sad the company has decided to wind down Holden vehicle sales in Australia and New Zealand by 2021.
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Scentre Group (ASX:SCG) sees Aliza knox step down from the board

Scentre Group (ASX:SCG) sees Aliza knox step down from the board

18 Feb 2020 - Scentre Group (ASX:SCG) will say goodbye to Aliza Knox after she notified the board she will not stand for re-election at the Group's AGM.
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UBS raises TPG (ASX:TPM) target price following merger approval: Aus market closes 1.1% lower

UBS raises TPG (ASX:TPM) target price following merger approval: Aus market closes 1.1% lower

17 Feb 2020 - A bullish run in the back half of the session has boosted the market. However, it wasn’t enough to counteract this morning’s losses. The market closed 0.1% lower today. A subsidiary of GR Engineering Services (ASX:GNG) has secured an...
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Big River Industries (ASX:BRI) to acquire Pine Design Truss and Timber: Aus shares 0.4% lower at noo

Big River Industries (ASX:BRI) to acquire Pine Design Truss and Timber: Aus shares 0.4% lower at noo

17 Feb 2020 - The Australian share market saw a short-lived spike at the open but has floated lower over the morning trade and is now tracking 0.4% lower after the first two hours of trade.Credit Suisse has upgraded Beach Energy (ASX:BPT) from a n...
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Bendigo & Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) launches capital raising

Bendigo & Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) launches capital raising

17 Feb 2020 - Bendigo & Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) is looking to raise $300 million to support growth in its residential mortgage business, also to strengthen its balance sheet.
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Regis Resources (ASX:RRL) record net profit up 17%

Regis Resources (ASX:RRL) record net profit up 17%

17 Feb 2020 - Regis Resources (ASX:RRL) has reported net profit is up 17 per cent to $93.4 million compared to the same corresponding period where it stood at $79.9 million.
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Saracen Mineral Holdings (ASX:SAR) NPAT up 84%

Saracen Mineral Holdings (ASX:SAR) NPAT up 84%

17 Feb 2020 - Saracen Mineral Holdings (ASX:SAR) reports further strong growth in production, with an 84 per cent increase in its underlying net profit after tax in the six months to 31 December 2019.
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Ridley Corporation (ASX:RIC) appoint new CEO for Novacq

Ridley Corporation (ASX:RIC) appoint new CEO for Novacq

17 Feb 2020 - Ridley Corporation (ASX:RIC) has appointed Siddharth Jain to the role of Chief Executive Officer of Novacq™ and to advise of the completion of the land and feedmill acquisition in Thailand.
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Atlas Arteria (ASX:ALX) receives anti-trust clearance

Atlas Arteria (ASX:ALX) receives anti-trust clearance

17 Feb 2020 - Atlas Arteria (ASX:ALX) is pleased to announce that anti-trust clearance from the European Commission and foreign investment control clearance from the French Ministry of the Economy have now been obtained.
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Brambles (ASX:BXB) dividend down 37.9%

Brambles (ASX:BXB) dividend down 37.9%

17 Feb 2020 - Brambles (ASX:BXB) has reported first half underlying profit of $US435.5 million, up 1 per cent net on the prior corresponding period and 5 per cent higher excluding foreign exchange impacts.
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Huge reporting week ahead: ASX poised to open lower

Huge reporting week ahead: ASX poised to open lower

17 Feb 2020 - Following mixed leads from US markets, the ASX looks set to open higher this morning. It’s a huge reporting week this week with more than 70 companies due to report such as BHP, Coles, Crown, Fortescue Metals, and Qantas and Santos. ...
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Banks play Cupid on Valentine’s Day: Aus shares close 0.4% higher

Banks play Cupid on Valentine’s Day: Aus shares close 0.4% higher

14 Feb 2020 - The Australian share market gained momentum after midday to close higher. Banking giants NAB (ASX:NAB) and Commonwealth (ASX:CBA) led the charge, following 1H20 results exceeding expectations. Financials were among the strongest gain...
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AMP (ASX:AMP) shares claw back up: ASX trading 0.2% higher at noon

AMP (ASX:AMP) shares claw back up: ASX trading 0.2% higher at noon

14 Feb 2020 - The ASX is currently on the rise and is now tracking 0.2% higher at noon. Amp (ASX:AMP) shares are on the up despite posting a huge full-year loss yesterday and noting that shareholders will not receive a dividend. Promedicus (ASX:PM...
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Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) settles Paramatta office tower

Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) settles Paramatta office tower

14 Feb 2020 - Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) says their subsidiary, Centuria Property Funds has settled Parramatta office tower for $105.3 million, following the completion of the closed-ended fund’s five-year term.
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Baby Bunting (ASX:BBN) increase dividend

Baby Bunting (ASX:BBN) increase dividend

14 Feb 2020 - Baby Bunting (ASX:BBN) has reported first half pro-forma sales of $186.4 million, with comparable sales up 1 per cent and total sales 8.1 per cent higher on the previous first half.
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Viva Leisure (ASX:VVA) acquires 13 new health clubs

Viva Leisure (ASX:VVA) acquires 13 new health clubs

14 Feb 2020 - Health club owner Viva Leisure (ASX:VVA) has completed the acquisition of the 13 FnF health clubs.
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NetLinkz (ASX:NET) to provide remote office tech in Beijing for coronavirus

NetLinkz (ASX:NET) to provide remote office tech in Beijing for coronavirus

14 Feb 2020 - NetLinkz (ASX:NET) today announced Beijing iLinkAll Science and Technology Co. has been selected by the Beijing Municipal Bureau of Economic and Information Technology as an approved provider of Remote Office collaboration solutions.
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China’s travel ban extended due to coronavirus: ASX poised to open higher

China’s travel ban extended due to coronavirus: ASX poised to open higher

14 Feb 2020 - Despite Wall St closing lower yesterday, the ASX looks set to open higher this morning after the WHO says new coronavirus cases have stablished – but warn that could change. Global parking business Smart Parking (ASX:SPZ) has been ap...
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Regional Express’s (ASX:REX) Pel-Air awarded NSW Air Ambulance contract

Regional Express’s (ASX:REX) Pel-Air awarded NSW Air Ambulance contract

14 Feb 2020 - Regional Express (ASX:REX) report that New South Wales Ambulance and Pel-Air have entered into a contract to provide Fixed Wing Patient Transport Services to NSW Ambulance.
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Smartgroup Corporation (ASX:SIQ) appoint new CEO and CFO

Smartgroup Corporation (ASX:SIQ) appoint new CEO and CFO

14 Feb 2020 - Smartgroup Corporation (ASX:SIQ) has appointed Tim Looi as Managing Director and CEO to succeed Deven Billimoria will take effect at the end of this month.
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Breville (ASX:BRG) shot up 27.6%: ASX closed 0.2% higher

Breville (ASX:BRG) shot up 27.6%: ASX closed 0.2% higher

13 Feb 2020 - It has been a positive day of trade for the ASX, the local bourse managed to close 0.2% higher. Shares in Downer (ASX:DOW) continue to fall after reporting a fall in first half profit yesterday. Treasury Wine Estates (ASX:TWE) shares...
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Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) 1H20 Results Presentation

Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) 1H20 Results Presentation

13 Feb 2020 - Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) Joint CEO, John McBain, presents the company's 1H20 results.
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Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) 1H20 results & outlook

Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) 1H20 results & outlook

13 Feb 2020 - Centuria Capital Group (ASX:CNI) Joint CEO, John McBain talks 1H20 results & outlook, including the contribution from recent acquisitions as group AUM now exceeds $7.3B.
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TPG (ASX:TPM) and Vodafone merger to go ahead: ASX tracking 0.2% higher at noon

TPG (ASX:TPM) and Vodafone merger to go ahead: ASX tracking 0.2% higher at noon

13 Feb 2020 - The ASX rose at the open and is now tracking 0.2% higher at noon. Breville (ASX:BRG) shares shot up after reporting half-year net profit up by 14.1%. The best-performing sector is Utilities, while the worst performing sector is Consu...
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Pro Medicus (ASX:PME) see strong profit growth

Pro Medicus (ASX:PME) see strong profit growth

13 Feb 2020 - Pro Medicus (ASX:PME) released their results for the six months ending December 31, showing after tax profit of $12.051 million, an increase of $2.969 million up 32.7 per cent compared to the same period last year.
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Woodside (ASX:WPL) see profit fall 74.9%

Woodside (ASX:WPL) see profit fall 74.9%

13 Feb 2020 - Woodside (ASX:WPL) report profit from ordinary activities after tax attributable to members decreased 74.9 per cent to US$343 million compared to 2018 US$1.364 billion
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Caltex Australia (ASX:CTX) receive improved acquisition proposal

Caltex Australia (ASX:CTX) receive improved acquisition proposal

13 Feb 2020 - Caltex Australia (ASX:CTX) has received a revised, conditional, nonbinding and indicative proposal from Alimentation Couche-Tard Inc. to acquire all of the shares in Caltex by way of a scheme of arrangement at an indicative cash pric...
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Telstra (ASX:TLS) see 7.6% fall in profit

Telstra (ASX:TLS) see 7.6% fall in profit

13 Feb 2020 - Telstra (ASX:TLS) has reported a 7.6 per cent drop in first-half profit to $1.14 billion.
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AMP suffers $2.5 billion loss: ASX set to open higher

AMP suffers $2.5 billion loss: ASX set to open higher

13 Feb 2020 - The ASX looks set to open slightly higher this morning. European shares also rose. Iron ore rallied. In the US the Treasury department reported that the US budget deficit for the first four months of fiscal 2020 is $389.2 billion. AM...
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AMP (ASX:AMP) announces board changes

AMP (ASX:AMP) announces board changes

13 Feb 2020 - AMP (ASX:AMP) has announced some changes to the board with Mike Wilkins AO retiring from the Board, and Michael Sammells being appointed as a Non-Executive Director.
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Synlait Milk (ASX:SM1) will not achieve rate of growth expected

Synlait Milk (ASX:SM1) will not achieve rate of growth expected

13 Feb 2020 - Synlait Milk (ASX:SM1) expects its full year 2020 earnings guidance to be between $70 million and $85 million net profit after tax (NPAT).
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Heavyweights CBA & CSL boost local market: Aus shares 0.5% higher at noon

Heavyweights CBA & CSL boost local market: Aus shares 0.5% higher at noon

12 Feb 2020 - The local sharemarket has pushed higher in the first two hours of trade , boosted by solid results from market heavyweights CSL (ASX:CSL) and CBA (ASX:CBA). The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX:CBA) has announced net profit of $4....
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