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 0.96% 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.

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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 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.

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