ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 8 shares you missed

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Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) up 0.64% to 5,941.60
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.65% to 6,044.00
  • AUD/USD at US 79.2 cents
  • Gold at US$1,347.68 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$65.4 a barrel

The ASX indices both finished comfortably higher today.

A lot of companies have reported today, here’s how the market reacted to some of them.

The best reaction today in the ASX200 has been to GWA Group Ltd’s (ASX: GWA) report, the share price grew by 11.4% in response to the company reporting that profit had grown by 7%.

Infigen Energy Ltd (ASX: IFN) shareholders were also winners today after the share price climbed 9.91% in response to its report today.

Funeral operator InvoCare Limited (ASX: IVC) disappointed investors with its report, its share price declined 7.5% today on news of a declining market share and its prediction of flat operating earnings for FY18.

The oOh!Media Ltd (ASX: OML) share price grew by 4.52% after the company reported 35% profit growth.

Citadel Group Ltd (ASX: CGL) delivered 29% earnings per share growth, but the share price dropped by 5.31%.

GetSwift Ltd (ASX: GSW) came out of its trading halt today, the share price promptly dropped by 55%.

The share price of NIB Holdings Limited (ASX: NHF) grew by 2.64% after investors reacted to its report.

Finally, the Domain Holdings Australia Limited (ASX: DHG) share price rose by 4.53% today, even after it reported a profit drop.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of InvoCare Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Citadel Group Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended NIB Holdings Limited. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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