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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Tuesday: 8 shares you missed

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.48% to 6,471.20
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.53% to 6,565.60
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,533.65 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$58.90 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Nanosonics Ltd (ASX: NAN) share price which rose 35.3% after revealing an expectations-beating FY19 result.

The share price of Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) rose by 7.7% today, making it another of the ASX200’s top performers.

Plumbing business Reliance Worldwide Corporation Ltd (ASX: RWC) also reported today, investors liked what they read and sent the share price higher by 5.75%.

Remote data business Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) suffered another huge drop in its share price of almost 33% after revealing its FY19 result.

Inghams Group Ltd (ASX: ING) investors weren’t feeling clucky after the FY19 report, sending its share price lower by 17%.

The Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST) share price rose 6.6% after reporting and announcing a proposed acquisition to the market.

The share price of Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) went up over 1% today after reporting its result and declaring a special dividend.

Finally, the share price of Bravura Solutions Ltd (ASX: BVS) rose by 6.7%, it was one of the ASX 200’s biggest gains today.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

It’s been another fascinating day of financial results, dividends and share price movements. These top ASX shares could be some of the best to own following reporting season.

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Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of Nanosonics Limited and Reliance Worldwide Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Bravura Solutions Ltd and Wesfarmers Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Nanosonics 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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