ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 8 shares you missed

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 0.96% to 6,284.40
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.81% to 6,383.00
  • AUD/USD at US 74 cents
  • Gold at US$1,195.93 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$72.29 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Super Retail Group Ltd (ASX: SUL), the retailer went up 8.2% after revealing a solid increase of profit and the dividend in its report.

The share price of Class Ltd (ASX: CL1) finished up 4% after reporting a mixed FY18 result.

Oil Search Limited (ASX: OSH) shares fell 2.4% today after a large fall of its profit in the report.

Packaging company Amcor Limited (ASX: AMC) saw its share price drop 3.6% today after reporting that revenue and profit slightly fell in its result.

Assisted reproduction company Virtus Health Ltd’s (ASX: VRT) shares climbed an impressive 5.3% after it revealed solid profit growth in its FY18 report.

Australia & New Zealand Westfield landlord Scentre Group (ASX: SCG) reported its result to investors this morning, which sent the share price down by 2.1%.

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX: BHP) shares fell almost 1.9% today after reporting that statutory profit fell substantially.

Finally, the share price of FlexiGroup Limited (ASX: FXL) shot up 26.7% after impressing the market with its result.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

7 of 8 People Are Clueless About This Trillion-Dollar Market

One of our investors has recently returned from a research trip to Silicon Valley... and has a warning for fellow investors:

Because he works for an organization dedicated to spreading great investing ideas, his video report is free today... so you can see it and decide for yourself.

Don't miss your chance click here to learn about this warning and how you might be able to profit!

Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Class Limited and Super Retail Group Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended FlexiGroup Limited, Scentre Group, and Virtus Health 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 Scott Phillips.

The 5 mining stocks we’re recommending in 2019…

For decades, Australian mining companies have minted money for individual investors like you and me. But if you believe the pundits and talking heads on TV, those days are long gone. Finito! Behind us forever…

We say nothing could be further from the truth. To earn the really massive returns, you’ve got to fish where others aren’t fishing—and the mining sector could be primed for a resurgence. That’s why top Motley Fool analysts just revealed their exciting new research on 5 ASX miners they believe could help you profit in 2019 and beyond…


The best way we see to play the global zinc shortage… Our #1 favourite large-cap miner (hint: it’s not BHP)… one early-stage gold miner we think could hit the motherlode… Plus two more surprising companies you probably haven’t heard of yet!

For free access to our brand-new research, simply click here or the link below. But be warned, this research is available free for a limited time only, and we reserve the right to withdraw it at any time.

Click here for your FREE report!