Stocks to watch
CSL - CSL LIMITED - up $14.50, or 6.6 per cent, to $234
The biotech and healthcare giant has increased full-year profit by 11 per cent to $US1.92 billion ($A2.82 billion), with better disease diagnosis driving global demand for its antibody replacement drugs.
CSL shares are up 26.4 per cent on the year and at a record high.
PGH - PACT GROUP - down 47 cents, or 16.9 per cent, to $2.31
The specialty packaging company said it had a full-year statutory loss of $290 million compared with a net profit $74 million the previous year.
The company recognised a $369 million non-cash asset impairment related to the impairment of fixed Australian assets and the impairment of goodwill in Australia, and ditched its dividend.
VCX - VICINITY - down five cents, or two per cent, to $2.48
The shopping centre owner's full-year profit slumped 72 per cent to $346.1 million and the company warned the outlook for retailers appeared weak.
TAH - TABCORP - up three cents, or 0.7 per cent, to $4.40
The gambling giant's profit has surged more than 12-fold to $362.5 million in its first full-year of combined operations with the Tatts Group.
SKC - SKYCITY - down six cents, or 1.6 per cent, to $3.77
The Kiwi casino and entertainment company says its full-year profit fell 14.7 per cent to $NZ144.6 million ($A137 million), in part because international gamblers had a lucky year playing baccarat.
AOG - AVEO GROUP - up 11 cents, or 5.5 per cent, to $2.12
The retirement home operator has reached agreement to be acquired by entities controlled by global asset manager Brookfield Property Group for $2.195 per share, a deal that values the company at $1.3 billion.
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