ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 8 shares you missed

The S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO)(ASX:XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index:^AXAO) (ASX:XAO) finished lower on Tuesday.

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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 0.92% to 6,239.90
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.85% to 6,327.20
  • AUD/USD at US 70 cents
  • Gold at US$1,298.96 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$70.60 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG) share price which jumped 7.6% after announcing a higher dividend.

Gold miners have been some of the biggest performers with the share market falling today, the Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN) share price went up 7.2%.

At the opposite end of the ASX was the Mayne Pharma Group Ltd (ASX: MYX) share price which dropped a painful 15.8% after giving a trading update.

The National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX: NAB) share price fell 4.7% today after going ex-dividend.

The share price of Reliance Worldwide Corporation Ltd (ASX: RWC) declined 6.9% adding onto the losses from yesterday after a profit downgrade.

The Infratil Ltd (ASX: IFT) share price dropped 3.2% in response to the company announcing it would be a part of the takeover of Vodafone New Zealand.

The share price of IOOF Holdings Limited (ASX: IFL) was down 6%, making it one of the worst performers in the ASX 200.

The InvoCare Limited (ASX: IVC) share price went up 4.2% after providing a trading update for the first quarter.

Here are some of today's top stories:

Tristan Harrison owns shares of InvoCare Limited. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of Reliance Worldwide Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of National Australia Bank Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended InvoCare Limited and Reliance Worldwide 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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