Why These 6 NZX Stocks Are Gaining Prominence Today- PCT, IFT, OCA, ARG, CEN, TPW

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  • Precinct Properties New Zealand declared the sale of the rest of the 50% stake in ANZ Centre.
  • Two of the ARG board members to seek retirement in the upcoming Annual Meeting of the shareholders.
  • Oceania announced the closure of its highly successful retail offer.

The NZX is always bustling with the latest announcements about the stock prices and updates. This makes the investors and shareholders glued to their seats to keep an eye on the price trends.

One of the latest updates on the NZX is that Tilt Renewables Limited has been placed under the trading halt by NZ RegCo pending an update on takeover bid.

Also, today Oceania announced the closure of its retail offer on NZ$20 million.


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To get more insight, let us look at the 6 NZX stocks which are creating headlines with their updates.

Precinct Properties New Zealand Limited

Precinct Properties New Zealand Limited (NZX:PCT) on 15 April announced the sale of remaining 50% interest in the ANZ Centre, which has now been satisfied and the agreement is now assumed as unconditional.

It is noted that the above-said settlement would take place in mid-May 2021.

On 16 April, at the time of writing, Precinct Properties New Zealand was trading up by 0.91%, at NZ$1.655.

Must Read: Precinct Properties (NZX:PCT) divests 50% stake in ANZ Centre

Infratil Limited

Infratil Limited (NZX:IFT, ASX:IFT) disclosed on 15 April  that it had acknowledged an update provided by Tilt Renewables Limited (NZX:TLT,ASX:TLT), wherein it was striving to gain superior scheme arrangement for its shareholders.

It is noted that NZ RegCo today placed TLT under the trading halt at the Company’s request. The halt will be in place until further update from the Company or the opening of the NZ share market on 19 April 2021.

On 16 April, at the time of writing, Infratil was trading up by 0.29%, at NZ$7.020.

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Oceania Healthcare Limited

Oceania Healthcare Limited (NZX:OCA, ASX:OCA) announced the closure of the oversubscribed retail offer of NZ$20 million. Under this, the 5,000 existing shareholders can subscribe for new shares up to NZ$50,000.

Apart from the retail offer, OCA also went for the placement of new shares worth NZ$80 million to the various institutional shareholders across New Zealand, Australia, and other regions.

On 16 April, at the time of writing, Oceania Healthcare was trading up by 1.53%, at NZ$1.330.

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Argosy Property Limited

Argosy Property Limited (NZX:ARG) has revealed that the Company’s Annual Meeting was expected to be held on 29 June 2021.

Moreover, Jeff Morrison, ARG’s Chairman, and Stuart McLauchlan, ARG's Director, would seek retirement from their positions in the upcoming Annual Meeting as per the norms laid down by the Company.

ARG is also seeking nominations for the post of Director, the closing date of which is 3 May 2021.

On 16 April, at the time of writing, Argosy Property was trading up by 0.34%, at NZ$1.495.

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Contact Energy Limited

Contact Energy Limited (NZX:CEN, ASX:CEN ) has released its operating report for March 2021. The total market electricity and gas sales were recorded at 277 GWh for the month. The Company generated 676 GWh of electricity in March 2021 as compared to 672 GWh electricity in March 2020.

Also, NZ’s electricity demand was 2.1% more than that of March 2020. It is estimated that 40,948 GWh was the total demand from April 2020 to March 2021.

On 16 April, at the time of writing, Contact Energy was trading up by 1.07%, at NZ$7.580.

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Trustpower Limited

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Trustpower Limited (NZX:TPW) also released its operating results for Q4 ended March 2021. The Company generated 314 GWh of electricity in Q4, up 9% on pcp. However, North Island continued to experience dry weather conditions, which resulted in low inflows.

Further, the Company saw strong electricity prices across the country in Q4 due to limited supply of gas, decreased inflow levels, and less national storage.

Moreover, TPW’s broadband and mobile services continued to do well in the fourth quarter.

 On 16 April, at the time of writing, Trustpower was trading flat at NZ$8.600.

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