Primary Healthcare (PRY): The Best Performer of Week 20, 2009

Submitted by Craig Strzelecki on 16 May, 2009 - 08:37

Primary Healthcare (PRY), a leading company in the Australian healthcare industry that offers medical and healthcare based services in different parts of the country was the top performing company in the ASX100 which had an increase of 37 cents or 8 percent in its stocks. In the list of the best performing stocks for week 20 of 2009 there was a mixture of Healthcare, Mining, Exploration and Consumer product manufacturer companies: Primary Healthcare (PRY), Sonic Healthcare (SHL), Paladin Energy (PDN), Platinum Australia (PLA), Pacific Brands (PBG) and Murchison Metals (MMX). It was followed by Sonic Healthcare, another major contributor in the healthcare industry in Australia that provides radiology and pathology services had a gain of 64 cents or 5.5 percent. The third best performer in the ASX 100 was Paladin Energy, one of the leading iron ore exploration companies of Australia that is enlisted in the Australian Stock Exchange, Toronto Stock Exchange and Namibian Stock Exchange with a rise of 3.5 percent or 16 cents at the end of the week.

Platinum Australia (PLA), a well recognised exploration company which holds interests in Australia and South Africa with operating Panton Platinum Palladium Project in Western Australia and Kalahari Platinum Project in South Africa was the best performing stock in ASX200 gaining16 percent or 16 cents. The second place in this list was taken by Pacific Brands (PBG) which is involved in the production, marketing and distribution business of everyday consumer products in the Asia-Pacific region with a rise of 14.7 percent adding 10 cents. Pacific Brands was followed by Murchison Metals (MMX) - a Mining and Exploration Company that has its primary focus on iron ore, mainly operates in Western Australia and a premium quality iron ore supplier in the international market. Murchison Metals added 13 cents increasing 9.7 percent in ASX200.