Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA) - The stock was trading at a market price of $4.540. The stock has however, undergone a performance change of 16.48% over the past 12 months. From US$246.3 million in 2017 to US$304.9 million in 1H 2018, the group's revenue increased of $4.540(up cover 6.5% post a significant downfall seen lately). Payable at October 12, 2018, for the six-month period ended 30 June 2018 fully franked interim dividend of AU 2.40 cents per share was declared. The company has a strong operating cashflow which is 89% of the underlying EBITDA which is generated because of improved working capital discipline. The annual dividend yield for the stock is 1.7 percent which is fully franked.
St Barbara Limited (ASX: SBM) - The company has a record annual production at its key operations and Simberi mine life extension to FY21 has been indicated. St. Barbara exceeded FY18 increased guidance of 375 to 392 koz while FY19 consolidated guidance is production of 350 to 375 koz, AISC A$1,030/oz to A$1,100/oz, sustaining capex A$58 to A$65 M and growth capex A$60 to A$64 M. The company has an EBITDA margin of 51% for FY 18 i.e. at A$346 million. The ROE went down to 37% in 2018 compared to 44% in 2017. However, the company has recorded 4th consecutive record profit NPAT of A$227 million. The stock was trading at a market price of $4.050. The stock has however, undergone a performance change of 18.46% over the past 12 months, and is now trying to inch up a bit post the significant fall seen in the past few days. [optin-monster-shortcode id="wxhmli4jjedneglg1trq"]
Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) â WHC recorded EBITDA of $940 million which is up by 32% on PCP. Whitehaven recorded full year net profit of $525.6 million, up 30%. The company is the largest producer of high quality coal from the Gunnedah Basin i.e. high Calorific Value (CV) and low ash and Sulphur. An interim dividend of $0.13 per share was declared recently while a final dividend of $0.27 per share will be declared with payable date of September 13, 2018. The recent purchase of the Winchester South metallurgical coal project in Queensland provides another growth opportunity beyond Vickery project, while managed saleable coal production is forecast to grow strongly from the startup of the Vickery project. The stock was trading at a market price of $5.120. The stock has however, undergone a performance change of 48.90% over the past 12 months.
Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX: RHC) - For the year ended 30 June 2018, the company reported 6.8% rise in core net profit to $579.3 million and 7.0% rise in core earnings per share (EPS) to 279.8 cents. Reflecting net non-core items of $191.0 million in FY18, statutory reported net profit after tax of the company declined by 20.6% to $388.3 million. Fully-franked final dividend of 86.5 cents was announced during the year, taking the full year 2018 dividend to 144.0 cents which is 7.1% more than previous year dividend payment. The stock was trading at a market price of $56.290. The stock has however, undergone a performance change of -18.46% over the past 12 months. RHC has a dividend yield of 2.59 percent which is fully franked and compares better amongst the peers.
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