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Key themes and takeaways from AREIT reporting season

Mark  Mazzarella

It was a solid reporting season for the AREIT sector. In this wire, we review the performance, pull out the key themes to emerge, and identify ten specific takeaways from the retail, office and industrial sectors. Show More

Which retailers are surviving the digital disruption?

Roger Montgomery

Digital disruption is hitting the retail sector harder than most. But not all retailers have been affected to the same extent. Recent research by Citi sheds light on the winners and losers this latest reporting season. Show More

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CommSec Executive Series: BKI Investment Company (BKI) Portfolio Manager, Tom Millner

CommSec

CommSec's Tom Piotrowski speaks with BKI Investment Company (BKI) Portfolio Manager, Tom Millner about the company’s first half results, its low fee structure and investment opportunities in the infrastructure, financial & healthcare sectors. Show More

CommSec Stock Watch: Reporting Season preview

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CommSec Advisory’s Justin Wynne speaks with Tom Piotrowski about the upcoming February reporting season, including the factors to focus on in the results of the banks & miners. Show More

Suncorp Full Year Result: SUN's insurance arm outperforms its banking division

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Suncorp Group’s (SUN) cash profit for FY17 came in lower than expected as it continued to spend on its refresh strategy. SUN posted a 3.6% rise in group NPAT to $1,075m, helped by a lift in insurance premiums & tight cost management. Show More

Rio Tinto Half Year Result: Higher commodity prices boosted RIO cash & dividends

CommSec

Rio Tinto has reported an interim underlying profit of $US3.94b, up from US$1.56b a year ago. The result was slightly lower than consensus forecasts. Its interim dividend jumped to a record US$1.10 per share, compared to US$0.45 a year ago. Show More

Reporting Season: The unanswered questions

Guy Carson

Every six months in Australia, reporting season comes around. It’s an important time for investors as it gives us a chance to see in detail how companies are traveling and, in some cases, what their outlook is for the year ahead. As a result, February and August become important times... Show More

Navitas Full Year Result: NVT profit misses the mark, but earnings in line after asset sales

CommSec

Global education service provider Navitas (NVT) posted a weaker than expected full year profit of $80.3 million, down 11% year on year. Show More

CommSec Reporting Season Preview

CommSec

Investors are expecting a lot from companies this season as they wait to see if recent share price growth will be supported by profits. We expect the resources sector to produce solid numbers while the focus on bank forecasts will be key. Show More

February reporting: The confession season

Nikko Asset Management Australia

This year’s reporting season was brutal, with many market darlings confessing to their sins. Some 45% of ASX 200 companies beat their EPS estimates, while 33% missed, the highest since the GFC. The Australian market has seen quite a large rotation away from defensive and bond-sensitive stocks, towards the cyclical... Show More

Reporting Season Highlights - Imdex, Lovisa, Isentia

Glennon Capital

Last week marked the busiest week of the current reporting season. With most of the smaller companies reporting there was no shortage of stocks to profile. We take a look at three of these businesses, how they have fared during the reporting period and what this means for the businesses... Show More

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Sunset Strip > Australian Market Trading Day Wrap

Mathan Somasundaram

1. Local market had a cracker day on the US optimism flowing from the potential tax policy update. Show More

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Alarm Bells Ringing – How to navigate a results season punctuated by profit warnings

Marcus Padley

OzForex (OFX) and GBST (GBT) have both had profit warnings - both are down 19% in a day. Aconex (ACX) fell 45% in a day on a profit warning earlier the same week. It is a $1.1bn stock (was $2bn). The alarm bells are ringing. In the same week, we... Show More

Navitas Half Year Result - NVT profits boosted by one-offs while college closures hurt

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Education provider Navitas (NVT) posted a bigger than expected half year profit of $53.3m for the six months to 31 Dec. The headline result was driven by one-off & non-cash gains, rather than a strong underlying result Show More

ResMed result a breath of fresh air

Wilson Asset Management

On Wednesday, sleep apnoea treatment manufacturer ResMed (ASX: RMD) revealed strong second quarter results including a 17% increase in revenue compared to the same period of the prior year. In announcing the results, ResMed chief executive Mick Farrell said the company was well positioned to adapt to the Trump administration’s... Show More

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10 predictions for equities in 2017 - Part Two

Wilson Asset Management

With half yearly reporting commencing next week, it is pertinent to consider the outlook for the share market this year. In a two-part article, I consider the factors that will influence the share market in the year ahead and provide Wilson Asset Management’s predictions for Australian equities in 2017. If... Show More

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Investor Snapshot - Reporting Season preview

CommSec

CommSec Advisory’s Blair Hannon speaks with Tom Piotrowski about the key themes likely to dominate the February reporting season For more insights into the upcoming Reporting Season, visit https://www.commsec.com.au/reportingseason Show More

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Reporting Season Preview: Expect a more challenging earnings season

CommSec

CommSec Chief Economist Craig James takes a look at the key themes likely to dominate this February reporting season View our Reporting Season calendar at https://www.commsec.com.au/reportingseason Show More

Clean set of results for Cleanaway

Andrew Stanley

Sustainable waste management services company, Cleanaway Waste (ASX:CWY), added 32.2% to Ralton’s flagship Australian Shares portfolio during August after rallying strongly on a clean set of profit results, improved capital position and evidence that CWY’s strategy is correct. Three highlights worth calling out are: 1) very strong cost control as... Show More

Webjet result exceeds market expectations

Robert Frost

Webjet (ASX:WEB) announced a result that exceeded market expectations driven by an outstanding performance from the B2C division where TTV margin accelerated by 0.6% in the second half as a result of strong operational leverage brought about by continued market share gains. But the result itself was somewhat overshadowed by... Show More