Best and worst stocks on the ASX today

RELATED QUOTES

SymbolPriceChange
AQG.AX2.62-0.0800
CPU.AX12.15+0.070
CRZ.AX10.75+0.320
EHL.AX0.250.0000
GEM.AX4.59+0.0900

The S&P / ASX 200 Index (^AXJO) (ASX:XJO) has ended flat at 5,157.4, despite a flurry of earnings results out today and positive leads from US markets overnight. The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.2%, while the S&P 500 index closed up 0.3% higher.

Here are the top five best performing stocks in the index today.

  • Mineral Deposits (MDL.AX) gained 13.7% to $2.32
  • Southern Cross Media (SXL.AX) added 8.1% to $1.60
  • Alacer Gold (AQG.AX) rose 7.1% to $2.86
  • Carsales.com (CRZ.AX) climbed 6.7% to $10.72
  • G8 Education (GEM.AX) closed up 4.5% at $2.77

These stocks were the losers on the day.

  • GUD Holdings (GUD.AX) dropped 7.5% to $5.96
  • Emeco Holdings (EHL.AX) lost 6.5% to 21.5 cents
  • Computershare (CPU.AX) fell 6.3% to $9.75
  • Downer EDI (DOW.AX) slipped 6.1% to $4.18
  • Leighton Holdings (LEI.AX) closed down 6% at $16.24


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Motley Fool writer/analyst Mike King owns shares in Carsales.com, Computershare and Leightons.

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