Australian Stocks to Watch: Sirtex, Kingsgate, ANZ, Seven West

The S&P/ASX 200 Index futures contract fell

0.3% to 5,761; futures relative to estimated fair value suggest an early decline of 0.4%.

  • Bank of New York Australia ADR Index +0.2% on Friday; BHP Billiton ADR +0.1%; Rio Tinto ADR -0.8%
  • Cos. trading above 20/50/200 DMAs, Bollinger upper band with RSI above 70: BWP, CIM, DXS, SYD
  • Cos. trading below 20/50/200 DMAs, Bollinger lower band with RSI below 30: None among ASX 200 stocks
  • Gold futures rises for 2nd session on Friday in New York; China import iron ore benchmark drops for 2nd day, according to Metal Bulletin
  • ANZ Bank (ANZ): TPG, Blackstone, may jointly bid for Esanda unit: Australian
  • Computershare (CPU): Cut to hold vs buy at Morningstar
  • Henderson (HGG): GAM hires Henderson’s McNamara as CFO
  • JB Hi-Fi (JBH): Cut to sell vs hold at Morningstar
  • Kingsgate (KCN): Being investigated by ASX over disclosure: AFR
  • NAB (NAB): David Duffy to join as Clydesdale CEO from June 5
  • Newcrest (NCM): Raised to buy vs neutral at Goldman Sachs
  • Rio Tinto (RIO): Mongolia coal deal will soon follow Rio agreement, official says
  • Seven West (SWM): Completes retail entitlement offer; raises A$311m under pro-rata offer
  • Sirtex (SRX): Sirflox study shows 7.9 month improvement in progress-free survival in liver cancer patients; shrs expected to resume
  • Southern Cross (SXL): Cut to underweight vs neutral at JPMorgan
  • Ten Network (TEN): Cut to sell vs hold at Morningstar
  • Virgin Australia (VAH): CEO says may reconsider some routes: AFR
  • Virtus (VRT): Cut to hold vs buy at Morningstar
  • Wesfarmers (WES): Australia says Bengalla coal mine wins approval for extension up to 24 yrs
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