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December, 2017 3:22 PM

Stocks to watch

Stocks to watch

Stocks of interest on the Australian share market

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By AAP 21.09.2017 12:05 PM

Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange:

BKW - BRICKWORKS - down 20.5 cents, or 1.5 per cent, at $13.775

Brickworks has more than doubled its full-year net profit to $186 million as land sales and increased investment earnings helped the building products group meet its guidance.

CBA - COMMONWEALTH BANK OF AUSTRALIA - down 5 cents, or 0.1 per cent, at $76.24

Commonwealth Bank has agreed to sell its life insurance operations to Asia's AIA for $3.8 billion and is now looking at offloading its global asset management business.

MPL - MEDIBANK PRIVATE - down 3.5 dents, or 1.2 per cent, at $2.925

The competition watchdog will appeal the Federal Court's dismissal of its allegations that Medibank misled customers over changes to benefits.

SVW - SEVEN GROUP HOLDINGS - in a trading halt at $12.28

Seven Group wants to raise $400 million from investors to help it buy the remainder of equipment hire company Coates Hire.

SOL - WASHINGTON H SOUL PATTINSON - down 22 cents, or 1.3 per cent, at $16.62

Soul Pattinson has more than doubled full-year profit with strong returns on its investments in coal miner New Hope and TPG Telecom.

SUN - SUNCORP - down 8 cents, or 0.6 per cent, at $12.63

Suncorp says it is focusing on major technology changes, including driverless cars, online chatbots and smart fridges, and how these will shape the financial sector.

TAH - TABCORP - down 11 cents, or 2.6 per cent, at $4.185

TTS - TATTS GROUP - down 10 cents, or 2.6 per cent, at $3.975

Gambling giant Tabcorp still hopes to put its merger with rival Tatts to a shareholder vote in October as planned, despite Wednesday's Federal Court decision to refer the deal back to the Australian Competition Tribunal.

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