Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at the close on Monday:
ASB - AUSTAL - up nine cents, or 11.25 per cent, at 89 cents
Shipbuilder Austal has won a $US125 million ($A138.71 million) contract to build two vessels for an unidentified naval customer in the Middle East.
LEI - LEIGHTON HOLDINGS - up $2.37, or 11.4 per cent, at $23.09
Germany's Hochtief has moved to boost its stake in Leighton and take control of the board.
WCL - WESTSIDE - up 3.5 cents, or 13.5 per cent, at 29.5 cents
Queensland coal seam gas explorer Westside has received a $160 million takeover offer from a Chinese firm.