The ASX200 Winners of the Week

Submitted by Jim Thesiger on 11 May, 2010 - 14:48

Hastie Group (HST), a company that is involved in the business of providing commercial and industrial air conditioning, mechanical, hydraulics, electrical and refrigeration products and systems was the best performer of the 16th week in ASX200 with a gain of 11.7 percent closing the week at $1.73 (market capitalisation $413.5 million). The company traded its stocks for $1.55 last week. It was a mixture of utility, gold mining and exploration, chemicals and media based companies in the ASX200 list for the week: Hastie Group (HST), Eldorado Gold Corporation (EAU), Nufarm (NUF), St Barbara (SBM), Seek (SEK). Next in the line was Eldorado Gold Corporation (EAU), a company that produces gold with projects in Brazil, China, Greece, Turkey and surrounding regions. The company added 10.7 percent to its stock price closing for the week at $16.51 with a market capitalisation of $501.4 million. Eldorado shares were traded at $14.92 during the last week. Nufarm (NUF), a company that focuses on the production and distribution of agricultural chemicals to farmers held the third position with 7.3 percent gain to its stock price closing the week at $7.64 (market capitalisation $1666.5 million). The company shares were traded at $7.12 a week earlier. St Barbara (SBM), a company that is involved in gold production and mineral exploration industry with principal activities including mining and sale of gold, investments, mineral exploration and exploitation in Australia was at the fourth position in the list adding 5.8 percent to its stock price closing for the week at 28 cents (market capitalisation of $537.0 million). The company traded at 26 cents during the last week. It was followed by Seek (SEK), one of the leading media companies with main focus on online employment classified advertising with operations in Australia and New Zealand. Seek added 4.9 percent to its share price and was closed for the week at $8.39 (market capitalisation $2823.9 million). A week earlier the Seek shares traded at $8.

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