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Brokers welcome the strong first half results from gaming machine business, Aristocrat Leisure, as the company continues to deliver on its growth initiatives by developing titles for both land and digital platforms.

May 26 2017

The latest industry data suggests market conditions are particularly challenging for the automotive dealerships and this offsets the passing of the financing headwinds that have plagued the sector recently.

May 26 2017

Laboratory services business ALS Ltd confounded brokers with a slump in its life sciences division at the FY17 result, and several suggest this puts the stock’s trading multiple at risk.

May 25 2017

The big banks had already posted disappointing earnings numbers before Scott Morrison dropped his bombshell. What does the future hold now?

May 25 2017

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Technology One Surprises In The Cloud

May 24 2017

Technology One surprised brokers in its first half result, posting a maiden profit in cloud business and weakness in its more established consulting business.

Upside For Suncorp From Regulatory Change

May 24 2017

Suncorp continues to skew its banking business away from investor and interest-only loans, revealing weak lending growth in retail in the March quarter offset by very low loan losses.

Robust Outlook For F&P Healthcare

May 23 2017

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare posted a strong FY17 result, albeit overshadowed by litigation, and brokers remain confident of continued success with new products and market expansion.

Origin Redefines Position In Energy Market

May 22 2017

Origin Energy has completed the sale of its Darling Downs pipeline, accumulating more than $1bn in proceeds from asset sales so far, and brokers assess the company’s progress in redefining its position in the energy market.

Is Too Much Expected From James Hardie?

May 19 2017

Brokers suspect investors will require patience when it comes to James Hardie as the company once again disappoints with its FY17 result.

Are Headwinds Receding For Orica?

May 17 2017

Mining services business Orica expects a gradual recovery in earnings while the question for brokers centres on the extent to which headwinds are receding.

Reliance Tightens US Grip With Holdrite

May 17 2017

Reliance Worldwide has acquired Holdrite, providing exposure to the North American new construction market. However, is the outlook for the combined businesses already reflected in the valuation?

Caution Required With Asaleo Care

May 16 2017

Several brokers have run the ruler over hygiene product manufacturer, Asaleo Care, and found the recent share price rally makes for caution regarding the outlook in FY17.

Newcrest Offers Clarity On Cadia’s Future

May 16 2017

Newcrest Mining indicates the future of its Cadia gold mine has not been compromised by the recent earthquake. Brokers welcome the update, although lingering concerns exist.

MySuper Churns For AMP, But Bank Strong

May 12 2017

The trend of disappointing flows continued with AMP’s March quarter update, as the flagship wealth management business was affected by high outflows from default superannuation transitions.

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