Top Stocks 2012
A Sharebuyer's Guide to Leading Australian Companies
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|Format:||Paperback, 192 pages, 18th Edition|
|Other Information: ||illustrations|
|Published In: ||Australia, 06 October 2011|
Amid a weak economy, slowing corporate profitability, a limping share market and growing investor caution, the 18th edition of Australia's most trusted and sought after share market reference, Top Stocks, returns. Despite the current financial climate, a surprisingly large number of Australian companies continue to race ahead with surging profits, Top Stocks 2012 guides investors with the lasted information on the companies that will help them build a successful portfolio. Respected financial journalist Martin Roth puts his rigorous, independent selection criteria to work on the top 500 Australian companies, once more delivering detailed and crucial analysis on Australia's best public companies. In Top Stocks 2012 you will discover which firms pose the lowest risk and the greatest long-term investment value. Inside, you'll find: * Individual, unbiased analysis of the latest results from 102 top Australian companies * Comparative sales and profits data, and in-depth ratio analysis * Comprehensive research detailing each company's overall outlook *19 tables that rank all of the companies according to financial data Martin Roth is an internationally successful financial journalist. Based in Melbourne, he is one of Australia's leading authors of investment books.
Table of Contents
Preface vii Introduction xiii Part I: the companies Adelaide Brighton Limited 2 Amcom Telecommunications Limited 4 Ansell Limited 6 ANZ Banking Group Limited 8 APN News & Media Limited 10 ARB Corporation Limited 12 ASG Group Limited 14 ASX Limited 16 Ausdrill Limited 18 Austbrokers Holdings Limited 20 Austin Engineering Limited 22 BHP Billiton Limited 24 Blackmores Limited 26 Bradken Limited 28 Cabcharge Australia Limited 30 Caltex Australia Limited 32 Campbell Brothers Limited 34 Cardno Limited 36 Cash Converters International 38 Cedar Woods Properties Limited 40 Coal & Allied Industries Limited 42 Cochlear Limited 44 Codan Limited 46 Commonwealth Bank of Australia 48 Computershare Limited 50 Consolidated Media Holdings Limited 52 Count Financial Limited 54 Country Road Limited 56 Credit Corp Group Limited 58 CSL Limited 60 Data#3 Limited 62 David Jones Limited 64 Domino's Pizza Enterprises Limited 66 DWS Advanced Business Solutions Limited 68 Equity Trustees Limited 70 Euroz Limited 72 Fantastic Holdings Limited 74 Finbar Group Limited 76 Fleetwood Corporation Limited 78 Flight Centre Limited 80 GUD Holdings Limited 82 GWA Group Limited 84 Harvey Norman Holdings Limited 86 Hunter Hall International Limited 88 iiNet Limited 90 IMF (Australia) Limited 92 Incitec Pivot Limited 94 Industrea Limited 96 Infomedia Limited 98 IOOF Holdings Limited 100 IRESS Market Technology Limited 102 Lend Lease Group 104 Little World Beverages Limited 106 Lycopodium Limited 108 M2 Telecommunications Group Limited 110 Macarthur Coal Limited 112 Melbourne IT Limited 114 Mermaid Marine Australia Limited 116 Metcash Limited 118 Mineral Resources Limited 120 Monadelphous Group Limited 122 Mortgage Choice Limited 124 National Australia Bank Limited 126 Navitas Limited 128 Newcrest Mining Limited 130 Nick Scali Limited 132 Oakton Limited 134 Orica Limited 136 OrotonGroup Limited 138 Patties Foods Limited 140 Perpetual Limited 142 QBE Insurance Group Limited 144 Reckon Limited 146 Reece Australia Limited 148 Retail Food Group Limited 150 Ridley Corporation Limited 152 Rio Tinto Limited 154 SAI Global Limited 156 Sedgman Limited 158 Seek Limited 160 Select Harvests Limited 162 SMS Management & Technology Limited 164 Sonic Healthcare Limited 166 STW Communications Group Limited 168 Super Retail Group Limited 170 Tabcorp Holdings Limited 172 Tassal Group Limited 174 Tatts Group Limited 176 Technology One Limited 178 Ten Network Holdings Limited 180 Thorn Group Limited 182 Toll Holdings Limited 184 Treasury Group Limited 186 The Trust Company Limited 188 UGL Limited 190 Webjet Limited 192 Westpac Banking Corporation 194 Wide Bay Australia Limited 196 Woodside Petroleum Limited 198 Woolworths Limited 200 WorleyParsons Limited 202 Wotif.com Holdings Limited 204 Part II: the tables A Market capitalisation 209 B Revenues 210 C Year-on-year revenues growth 211 D EBIT margin 212 E Year-on-year EBIT margin growth 213 F After-tax profit 214 G Year-on-year earnings-per-share growth 215 H Return on equity 216 I Year-on-year return on equity growth 217 J Debt-to-equity ratio 218 K Current ratio 219 L Price/earnings ratio 220 M Price-to-NTA-per-share ratio 221 N Dividend yield 222 O Year-on-year dividend growth 223 P Five-year share price return 224 Q Non-interest income to totalincome 225 R Cost-to-income ratio 225 S Return on assets 225
About the Author
Martin Roth is an internationally successful financial journalist. Based in Melbourne, he is one of Australia's leading authors of investment books.
|Dimensions: ||23.0 x 15.0 x 1.0 centimeters (0.44 kg)|