The ASX 200 rebounded by 0.13% today, after posting losses over the last two days.

Healthcare, Real Estate and Consumer Staples were the best sectors rising by 1% each, while Energy was the main laggard losing 1%.

Falls in energy stocks follow drop in oil prices overnight, after news that Presidents Biden and Xi might be coordinating efforts to release oil reserves to quell increasing prices.

Bank stocks continued their slide following Commonwealth Bank (ASX:CBA)’s results yesterday that flagged a squeeze in profit margins. The CBA share price slid 1% further today, after falling 8% yesterday.

Treasury Wine Estates (ASX:TWE) led the news flow on Consumer Staples, after announcing the acquisition of Napa Valley-based Frank Family Vineyards for US$315m. The TWE stock price rose 3% on the news.

Meanwhile, Australia’s vaccine rollout has now passed 38 million doses, with more than 91% of people over 16 having had at least one dose.

 

BIG CAP WINNERS

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Code Name Price % Change Volume Market Cap
EVN Evolution Mining Ltd 4.41 10.0% 11,343,740 $7,350,086,368
DEG De Grey Mining 1.295 6.6% 6,021,852 $1,708,804,583
TLX Telix Pharmaceutical 6.95 5.6% 285,979 $1,875,779,735
APX Appen Limited 12.2 5.5% 1,885,084 $1,422,746,029
NUF Nufarm Limited 4.84 5.4% 2,760,411 $1,743,773,662
LTR Liontown Resources 1.69 4.3% 6,206,351 $3,096,108,979
WAF West African Res Ltd 1.455 3.9% 6,537,393 $1,379,562,958
IMU Imugene Limited 0.56 3.7% 21,545,366 $3,063,478,196
IAG Insurance Australia 4.52 3.7% 6,153,935 $10,747,836,898
CHN Chalice Mining Ltd 10.2 3.4% 3,423,217 $3,492,788,455
ABB Aussie Broadband 5.45 3.4% 1,691,084 $1,179,594,382
OZL OZ Minerals 26.44 3.2% 1,335,709 $8,544,903,859
SHL Sonic Healthcare 39.82 3.2% 964,502 $18,505,648,037
WSA Western Areas Ltd 3.22 3.2% 1,135,043 $1,003,526,644
UMG United Malt Group 4.19 3.2% 1,750,855 $1,214,667,288
VUK Virgin Money Uk PLC 3.26 3.2% 4,015,930 $2,803,790,874
RMS Ramelius Resources 1.805 3.1% 3,405,596 $1,457,103,517
FCL Fineos Corp Hold PLC 4.37 3.1% 67,927 $1,352,274,911
CEN Contact Energy Ltd 7.77 3.1% 3,826 $1,856,090,539
ALU Altium Limited 41.07 3.0% 511,840 $5,241,671,901

Evolution Mining (ASX:EVN) is up 10% after yesterday’s after-hours announcement of a $1bn deal to buy 100% of Glencore’s share in Ernest Henry Mining, the owner of the world class Ernest Henry copper-gold mine ~38km north-east of Cloncurry, Queensland.

Sonic Healthcare (ASX:SHL) was up 3% after reporting a 16% increase in EBITDA of $991 million for the first four months of FY22. The solid result was on the back of its COVID-19 testings and vaccinations.

Software company Altium (ASX:ALU) was also up 3% after its AGM presentation where it announced its FY22 22 guidance. The company said it’s expecting a 16 to 20% revenue growth for the financial year.

BIG CAP LOSERS

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Code Name Price % Change Volume Market Cap
AAC Australian Agricult. 1.575 -7.4% 1,545,787 $1,024,703,470
APM APM Human Services 2.87 -6.2% 4,526,679 $2,749,781,432
KAR Karoon Energy Ltd 1.79 -4.8% 4,187,904 $1,042,339,727
CXL Calix Limited 7.62 -4.6% 287,517 $1,286,646,823
CTT Cettire 4.33 -4.4% 1,311,335 $1,727,009,137
LKE Lake Resources 0.895 -4.3% 8,550,889 $1,127,808,039
CMM Capricorn Metals 2.83 -4.1% 1,544,156 $1,092,401,027
ALQ ALS Ltd 13.03 -4.1% 1,218,573 $6,551,341,943
ALL Aristocrat Leisure 45.46 -4.0% 1,405,223 $31,706,662,971
CIA Champion Iron Ltd 4.08 -3.8% 1,940,208 $2,147,525,554
WHC Whitehaven Coal 2.37 -3.7% 11,067,186 $2,540,304,811
ERA Energy Resources 0.395 -3.7% 316,519 $1,513,467,111
MSB Mesoblast Limited 1.735 -3.6% 2,437,557 $1,167,652,926
JLG Johns Lyng Group 7.02 -3.6% 1,338,905 $1,633,637,547
URW Unibailrodawestfield 5 -3.5% 740,505 $1,024,752,666
JHG Janus Henderson 61.73 -3.3% 160,279 $1,869,145,539
PBH Pointsbet Holdings 8.21 -3.3% 1,766,330 $2,233,533,103

Aristocrat Leisure (ASX:ALL) fell 3.7% despite reporting a 43% jump in EBITDA to $1.5bn in the year to September.