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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Friday: 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 Friday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.51% to 6,319.50
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.51% to 6,427.80
  • AUD/USD at US 72 cents
  • Gold at US$1,202.90 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$77.60 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Atlas Arteria Group (ASX: ALX), it went up by nearly 4% today.

Another of today’s largest gains was packaging company Orora Ltd (ASX:ORA), it went up almost 2% after announcing an acquisition.

Small cap healthcare business Zenitas Healthcare Limited (ASX: ZNT) rose by 22.5% today after receiving a takeover offer and reporting its FY18 result.

Reece Ltd (ASX: REH) reported its FY18 result earlier today, sending the share price up 3%.

Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (ASX: HVN) was another to report, the share price fell 4.5% in response.

Aged care provider Regis Healthcare Ltd (ASX: REG) shares fell 1.4% today after reporting its FY18 result.

The Transurban Group (ASX: TCL) share price was unmoved today because it went into a trading halt after winning the WestConnex bid and announcing a capital raising.

Shares of data centre business Nextdc Ltd (ASX: NXT) fell 3.5% today after reporting its FY18 result.

Finally, Retail Food Group Limited (ASX: RFG) dropped another 8.8% today after disappointing investors with its FY18 report.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Zenitas Healthcare Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Transurban Group. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Zenitas Healthcare 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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