Stocks to watch at close on Thursday

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

API - AUSTRALIAN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES - steady at 56.5 cents

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries is writing down the value of some of its assets by $131 million.

DSH - DICK SMITH HOLDINGS - up four cents, or 1.8 per cent, at $2.24

The head of electronics retailer Dick Smith says the company is continuing its turnaround, with stronger sales and earnings on the horizon, even though shareholders are yet to see any benefit.

FLT - FLIGHT CENTRE - up 97 cents, or 1.8 per cent, at $54.49

Travel agency Flight Centre has appealed an $11 million fine for anti-competitive behaviour.

NAB - NATIONAL AUSTRALIA BANK - up 18 cents, or 0.5 per cent, at $35.36

Bank of New Zealand's head of its business bank, Anthony Healy, is to become its new chief executive.

STO - SANTOS - down two cents, or 0.15 per cent, at $13.42

Santos has increased first quarter sales revenue from a year ago by 28 per cent despite a flat production performance.

WPL - WOODSIDE PETROLEUM - up 41 cents, or one per cent, at $40.00

Energy giant Woodside Petroleum has lifted its first quarter revenue despite a small slide in production.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.9289+0.0002+0.02%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.55340.000.00%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.67210.00-0.01%
    AUDEUR=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg