Stocks to watch at close on Thursday

Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at the close on Thursday:

DJS - DAVID JONES - up two cents, or 0.5 per cent, at $3.93

MYR - MYER - down 10 cents, or 4.2 per cent, at $2.29

David Jones shares continue to rise after the retailer received a $2.15 billion takeover offer from South Africa's Woolworths, but Myer shares fell after it withdrew its merger offer with its rival.

TCL - TRANSURBAN - up eight cents, or 1.1 per cent, at $7.36

The upgrade of Sydney's major Hills M2 toll road contributed to a near 13 per cent jump in Transurban's quarterly revenue.

TEN - TEN NETWORK HOLDINGS - up one cent, or 3.85 per cent, at 27 cents

Ten Network Holdings has posted an $8 million first half loss, a vast improvement on the $243 million loss it suffered 12 months ago.

QHL - QUICKSTEP HOLDINGS - up two cents, or 11.4 per cent, at 19.5 cents

Sydney-based manufacturer Quickstep has clinched a $US139 million ($A148.55 million) deal to supply carbon fibre components for the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) aircraft.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.9383+0.0024+0.26%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5586-0.001-0.18%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6789+0.0012+0.18%
    AUDEUR=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg