ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Wednesday: 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 Wednesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.25% to 6,063.60
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.14% to 6,140.20
  • AUD/USD at US 71 cents
  • Gold at US$1,312.72 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$63.08 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was gold miner Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST), its share price increased 7.5% on its half year report.

The Computershare Limited (ASX: CPU) share price went up 5.9% after releasing its half year result to investors.

Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) shares are up 5.3% after increasing its profit guidance.

Shares of Bapcor Ltd (ASX: BAP) ended the day down 7.9% due to saying that its profit would only come in at the bottom of its FY19 guidance.

The CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) share price finished down 3.9%, the healthcare company announced more profit growth.

Shares of Tabcorp Holdings Limited (ASX: TAH) dropped 4% after reporting its own result to investors.

Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd (ASX: VAH) shares flew 7.7% higher after reporting its half year result.

Finally, the SKYCITY Entertainment Group Limited (ASX: SKC) share price declined 4% with the casino operator also reporting its result.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Bapcor. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Bapcor. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Computershare and Sky City Entertainment Group 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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