Winner of the Week 39

Submitted by Jim Thesiger on 28 September, 2009 - 16:13

Gunns (GNS), a fully integrated hardwood forest products company which is involved in milling, timber processing and merchandising, building and hardware supplies merchandising and building contractors with a market capitalisation of $1020.5 million was the best performer of the 39th week in the Australian Stock Exchange with a gain of 15.7 percent closing the week at $1.33. Gunns shares were closed at $1.15 in the prior week. It was a mixture of Merchandising, Manufacturing and Service related companies in the in the Australian Stock Exchange: Gunns (GNS), PaperlinX (PPX), Ausenco (AAX). PaperlinX (PPX) a company that operates in the communication paper manufacturing and packaging industry with 10,000 employee working with a market capitalisation of $437.6 million was next in the list adding 14.2 percent to its stock price and was closed for the week at 73 cents. The third place was taken by Ausenco (AAX), a company that focuses on the engineering and project management facilities all over the world to the minerals processing and mining industries. Its portfolio of operations includes construction supervision, engineering procurement, project administration, commissioning and management of mineral processing plants activities. Ausenco saw an 11 percent gain to its stock price and was closed at $5.75. The fourth and fifth place respectively were taken by Aristrocat Leisure (+ 10.6%) and Lynas Corporation (+9.8%).