ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Friday: 8 shares you missed

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

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.17% to 6,339.20
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.21% to 6,426.20
  • AUD/USD at US 73 cents
  • Gold at US$1,175.11 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$71.36 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Ausdrill Limited (ASX: ASL), it climbed up an impressive 14% after positive credit ratings announcements.

The share price of Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK) climbed 6.3% after reporting a 67% increase in operating profit.

Real estate investment trust (REIT) Goodman Group (ASX: GMG) shares climbed 5.3% after reporting another increase in operating earnings.

The Estia Health Ltd (ASX: EHE) share price fell 5.1% today after reporting its annual result yesterday.

The share price of financial business Mystate Limited (ASX: MYS) fell 0.8% after reporting growth of the profit and dividend.

Online retailer Kogan.Com Ltd (ASX: KGN) shares finished the day down 3.7% after initially being up in response to its FY18 result.

The share price of Hansen Technologies Limited (ASX: HSN) climbed 5.3% today after reporting strong growth in its result.

Finally, listed investment company WAM Capital Limited (ASX: WAM) reported that profit grew by 88% in its FY18 report.

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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 Hansen Technologies and MyState Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended 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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