The Best Shares to Buy


Share to sell: WorleyParsons

Back in May WorleyParsons suggested second half FY15 earnings would be flat on the first half. At the March quarter update the company noted revenues were holding up but margins were under pressure. A lack of recent awards and project sanctions leaves the FY16 earnings picture as opaque. The company can generate cash in a


Share to buy – Macquarie Group (MQG)

Activity trends for MQG were positive in the recent quarter and the group should benefit from a medium-term positive earnings upgrade cycle. Optimism about MQG’s upcoming results has been gaining momentum of late, with the investment bank likely to benefit from further growth in FUM, volatility in financial markets and a lower AUDUSD. MQG will


Share to buy – Premier Investments

On March 5th our Head of Research Chris Conway appeared on Sky Business and placed a BUY rating on Premier Investments (PMV), citing the company’s optimisation strategy and growth in its Peter Alexander and Smiggle brands as potential highlights ahead of the company reporting. On March 23rd Premier reported, delivering a 9% increase in half-year


Share to Buy – Seek Limited (SEK)

In November last year, SEK reaffirmed guidance for 2015, expecting strong domestic online employment business as well as solid growth internationally. SEK’s positive structural growth story being continues to be complemented by domestic cyclical momentum. The recent ANZ jobs ads numbers were supportive, with the widely-watched series rising 1.3% in January, and now 10% higher


Share to buy – Toll Holdings Ltd

Toll Holdings (TOL) will sell five underperforming businesses, estimated to raise around $100m. We hail this as an improvement for operations and we’re now more confident the company can achieve its potential. Toll has an under geared balance sheet and as there is no need to reduce debt.   As such, we suspect that there


Share to buy – Money3 Corporation

Money3 Corporation provides small and micro-cap loans for individuals in need of quick finance, with amounts ranging from as little as $100 to $20,000. The company has significant insider ownership and has provided exceptional returns over the last five years. In FY14 it grew basic earnings per share by 32%. However the company recently said it expects record revenue and profit in FY15. With a


Share to buy – Austral Limited

Austal Limited is a global defence prime contractor. The Group supplies vessel platforms such as the Littoral Combat Ship and the Joint High Speed Vessel to the United States Navy, an extensive range of patrol and auxiliary vessels to defence forces around the world, and installs and maintains military communications, radar and command and control


Share to buy – Hansen Technologies Limited

Hansen Technologies Limited develops, supports and integrates billing systems software for the telecommunications and utilities sectors in Australia. The Company also provides IT outsourcing services such as facilities management and develops software and services for workforce management. HSN shares shot up in May on the back of an acquisition and again in late July, early


Share to buy- Ardent Leisure Group (AAD)

  Ardent Leisure Group is a trust established to acquire and invest in leisure and entertainment properties in Australia. The Trust’s property portfolio comprises theme parks, bowling centres, and health clubs as well as a portfolio of family entertainment assets in the United States. AAD has enjoyed an extraordinary run in the past few years,


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