ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 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 lower on Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.44% to 6,258.10
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.37% to 6,342.80
  • AUD/USD at US 75 cents
  • Gold at US$1,259.20 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$77. a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL), it went up 10% today with Citi issuing a positive broker note on the infant formula company.

IPH Ltd (ASX: IPH) shares went up 6% after Morgans issued a positive broker note on the intellectual property business.

Nearmap Ltd (ASX: NEA) was another share to do well today, it finished the day up 21% after reporting strong growth with its US business.

Real estate business Stockland Corporation Ltd (ASX: SGP) climbed 2.5% today after issuing profit guidance for FY18.

Infant formula business Jatenergy Ltd (ASX: JAT) shares are up 21% after securing a spot at an important baby expo in China.

The share price of natural beauty business BWX Ltd (ASX: BWX) fell by 3.9% after it confirmed a US business broker is commencing legal proceedings against it.

Pendal Group Limited (ASX: PDL) was the worst performer in the ASX 200 with it falling 7.5% after a disappointing funds under management update.

Finally, Nextdc Ltd (ASX: NXT) dropped by 3.7% after a negative broker note was issued.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended BWX Limited, IPH Ltd, and Nearmap Ltd. 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 Scott Phillips.

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