August 2018 Reporting Season

Stuart Jackson

English language testing and international student placement company IDP Education released another strong set of result for the 12 months to June 2018. Net profit after tax increased 24 per cent while earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) increased by 30 per cent relative to the prior year. Show More

Brad Potter

Confession season was eerily quiet leading into reporting season, unlike the noise from the Royal Commission and the incredible events out of Canberra, where another Prime Minister didn’t reach their full term. The global equity backdrop was in a state of flux with the ongoing Trump-induced trade debate/war raging, mixed... Show More

Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

Welcome to the FNArena Reporting Season Monitor for the August result season 2018. The Monitor reports ratings and consensus price target changes, along with brief summaries of the collective responses, from FNArena database brokers for each of the 300+ stocks. Week 3 is now available with coverage of 213 stocks. Show More

Marni Lysaght

The current Reporting Season of August 2018 has left some investors surprised, some disappointed and some delighted. As Reporting Season nears completion, a name falling into the category of delight has been that of People Infrastructure, beating prospectus forecasts and consensus expectations, with management guiding to further growth in FY19.... Show More

Rudi Filapek-Vandyck

Welcome to the FNArena Reporting Season Monitor for the August result season 2018. The Monitor reports ratings and consensus price target changes, along with brief summaries of the collective responses, from FNArena database brokers for each of the 300+ stocks. Week 3 is now available with coverage of 213 stocks. Show More

Shane Fitzgerald

Lovisa (LOV) produced a strong set of numbers with its 2018 result and a nice dividend surprise. EBIT was up 26% on the back of continued strong store growth, 6.8% like for like sales growth and expanding gross margins. The only negative in the result was that for the first... Show More

Roger Montgomery

We’re keeping a very close eye on electronics retailers like JB Hi-Fi (ASX:JBH). Not only are they exposed to any slowdown in the economy, but they are also exposed to changes in conditions for real estate & renovation demand (especially The Good Guys) as well as credit conditions. Show More