Top Stocks 2016: A Sharebuyer's Guide to Leading Australian Companies
Invest smarter in 2016 with this bestselling stock analysis guide Top Stocks 2016 is the definitive guide to Australia's best stock exchange picks. Internationally-renown financial journalist Martin Roth once again applies his rigorous analysis and stringent selection criteria to show you which public companies offer the best low-risk, long-term value for your money, regardless of your portfolio size. With clear organisation and easy-to-read formatting, this guide looks beyond share prices and cuts through the hype to assess every company on profitability, debt levels, and dividends. Over 100 tables provide guidance at a glance, so you can quickly assess any possible investment and make the best decision for your finances. Starting with the All Ordinaries index and carving out the fat, this invaluable guide distills a concise selection of premium companies across market sectors. Now in its 22nd edition, this book is Australia's bestselling sharemarket guide because Roth's methods have stood the test of time and weathered several stock market cycles. Why let another year go by without reaping the benefits of proven expert analysis? It's time you claimed your share. * Get the experts' opinion on top Australian companies * Compare sales and profits data, with in-depth ratio analysis * Delve into the research on each company's overall outlook * See where each company ranks according to financial data Don't waste another cent on trendy "hot" stocks or the next flash in the pan. Go with the evidence and proven track record of one of Australia's leading stock market authorities. You work hard for your money, so make your money work hard for you by investing smart with Top Stocks 2016.
MARTIN ROTH is an internationally successful financial journalist. Based in Melbourne, he is one of Australia's leading authors of investment books.
Preface vii Introduction xvii PART I: the companies 1300 Smiles Limited 2 Acrux Limited 4 Adelaide Brighton Limited 6 ALS Limited 8 Amalgamated Holdings Limited 10 Ansell Limited 12 ARB Corporation Limited 14 ASX Limited 16 Austbrokers Holdings Limited 18 Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited 20 Beyond International Limited 22 Blackmores Limited 24 Breville Group Limited 26 BT Investment Management Limited 28 Cabcharge Australia Limited 30 Cedar Woods Properties Limited 32 Coca-Cola Amatil Limited 34 Cochlear Limited 36 Codan Limited 38 Collection House Limited 40 Commonwealth Bank of Australia 42 Corporate Travel Management Limited 44 Countplus Limited 46 Credit Corp Group Limited 48 Crown Resorts Limited 50 CSL Limited 52 CSR Limited 54 Data#3 Limited 56 Decmil Group Limited 58 Domino's Pizza Enterprises Limited 60 DWS Limited 62 ERM Power Limited 64 Fantastic Holdings Limited 66 Finbar Group Limited 68 Flight Centre Travel Group Limited 70 G8 Education Limited 72 GBST Holdings Limited 74 Greencross Limited 76 GUD Holdings Limited 78 GWA Group Limited 80 Hansen Technologies Limited 82 Harvey Norman Holdings Limited 84 Infomedia Limited 86 Insurance Australia Group Limited 88 Integrated Research Limited 90 IOOF Holdings Limited 92 IRESS Limited 94 JB Hi-Fi Limited 96 Lend Lease Group 98 Macquarie Group Limited 100 Magellan Financial Group Limited 102 Metcash Limited 104 Mineral Resources Limited 106 Monadelphous Group Limited 108 Money3 Corporation Limited 110 Mortgage Choice Limited 112 Myer Holdings Limited 114 MyState Limited 116 National Australia Bank Limited 118 Navitas Limited 120 NIB Holdings Limited 122 Nick Scali Limited 124 Objective Corporation Limited 126 Orica Limited 128 OrotonGroup Limited 130 Patties Foods Limited 132 Perpetual Limited 134 Platinum Asset Management Limited 136 Prime Media Group Limited 138 RCR Tomlinson Limited 140 REA Group Limited 142 Reece Australia Limited 144 The Reject Shop Limited 146 Retail Food Group Limited 148 Rio Tinto Limited 150 SAI Global Limited 152 Seek Limited 154 Servcorp Limited 156 Seymour Whyte Limited 158 Sirtex Medical Limited 160 SMS Management Technology Limited 162 Sonic Healthcare Limited 164 Super Retail Group Limited 166 Tassal Group Limited 168 Technology One Limited 170 Thorn Group Limited 172 TPG Telecom Limited 174 Treasury Group Limited 176 Vita Group Limited 178 Webjet Limited 180 Wellcom Group Limited 182 Westpac Banking Corporation 184 Woodside Petroleum Limited 186 Woolworths Limited 188 PART II: the tables A Market capitalisation 193 B Revenues 194 C Year-on-year revenues growth 195 D EBIT margin 196 E Year-on-year EBIT margin growth 197 F After-tax profit 198 G Year-on-year earnings per share growth 199 H Return on equity 200 I Year-on-year return on equity growth 201 J Debt-to-equity ratio 202 K Current ratio 203 L Price/earnings ratio 204 M Price-to-NTA-per-share ratio 205 N Dividend yield 206 O Year-on-year dividend growth 207 P Five-year share price return 208 Q Non-interest income to total income 209 R Cost-to-income ratio 209 S Return on assets 209