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Top Stocks 2010, Special Edition

ISBN: 978-1-74216-968-2
224 pages
December 2009, Wrightbooks
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There has never been a time when choosing the right stocks was more crucial. Learn which companies you can count on with the help of this best-selling shareholder's guide. 

In this special edition of his esteemed book, Martin Roth reveals the top Australian companies: those solid enough to survive the global financial crisis, and that continue to flourish despite it. Top Stocks 2010, now in its 16th year of publication, is the most trusted and objective sharemarket reference of its kind, providing quick-and-easy access to vital information on the top publicly listed companies. By running the top 500 stocks through exhaustive selection criteria and rigorous analysis, Roth delivers in-depth evaluations of the companies that weathered the storm. 

Inside, you'll find:

  • individual analysis of the latest results from 92 top Australian companies (including 22 new companies, 15 of which have never appeared in previous editions of Top Stocks)
  • comparative sales and profits data, and in-depth ratio analysis
  • comprehensive research detailing each company's overall outlook
  • 19 tables that rank all of the companies according to financial data.
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Table of Contents



Part I: the companies.

Adelaide Brighton Ltd.

Amalgamated Holdings Ltd.

Ansell Ltd.

ANZ Banking Group Ltd.

APN News & Media Ltd.

ARB Corporation Ltd.

ASG Group Ltd.

ASX Ltd.

Ausdrill Ltd.

Austin Engineering Ltd.

Bank of Queensland Ltd.

BHP Billiton Ltd.

Billabong International Ltd.

Blackmores Ltd.

Cabcharge Australia Ltd.

Campbell Brothers Ltd.

Cardno Ltd.

Cedar Woods Properties Ltd.

Centennial Coal Company Ltd.

Coal & Allied Industries Ltd.

Cochlear Ltd.

Commonwealth Bank of Australia.

Count Financial Ltd.

CSL Ltd.

David Jones Ltd.

Downer EDI Ltd.

Energy Resources of Australia Ltd.

Equity Trustees Ltd.

Euroz Ltd.

Fantastic Holdings Ltd.

Felix Resources Ltd.

Fleetwood Corporation Ltd.

Foster's Group Ltd.

Gloucester Coal Ltd.

GUD Holdings Ltd.

GWA International Ltd.

Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd.

IDT Australia Ltd.

Incitec Pivot Ltd.

Infomedia Ltd.

IRESS Market Technology Ltd.

JB Hi-Fi Ltd.

Jetset Travelworld Ltd.

K&S Corporation Ltd.

Leighton Holdings Ltd.

Lycopodium Ltd.

Macarthur Coal Ltd.

Macquarie Group Ltd.

McMillan Shakespeare Ltd.

Melbourne IT Ltd.

Metcash Ltd.

Mitchell Communication Group Ltd.

Monadelphous Group Ltd.

Mortgage Choice Ltd.

National Australia Bank Ltd.

Navitas Ltd.

New Hope Corporation Ltd.

Oakton Ltd.

Orica Ltd.

OrotonGroup Ltd.

Perpetual Ltd.

Programmed Maintenance Services Ltd.

Pro Medicus Ltd.

QBE Insurance Group Ltd.

Reece Australia Ltd.

The Reject Shop Ltd.

Ruralco Holdings Ltd.

SAI Global Ltd.

Salmat Ltd.

Santos Ltd.

Select Harvests Ltd.

Servcorp Ltd.

SMS Management & Technology Ltd.

Sonic Healthcare Ltd.

Spotless Group Ltd.

STW Communications Group Ltd.

Sunland Group Ltd.

Super Cheap Auto Group Ltd.

Tabcorp Holdings Ltd.

Tasmanian Perpetual Trustees Ltd.

Tassal Group Ltd.

Technology One Ltd.

TFS Corporation Ltd.

Trust Company Ltd.

United Group Ltd.

UXC Ltd.

Watpac Ltd.

Westpac Banking Corporation.

Wide Bay Australia Ltd.

Woodside Petroleum Ltd.

Woolworths Ltd.

WorleyParsons Ltd.

Part II: the tables.

A Market capitalisation.

B Revenues.

C Year-on-year revenues growth.

D EBIT margin.

E Year-on-year EBIT margin growth.

F After-tax profit.

G Year-on-year earnings-pershare growth.

H Return on equity.

I Year-on-year return on equity growth.

J Debt-to-equity ratio.

K Current ratio.

L Price/earnings ratio.

M Price-to-NTA-per-share ratio.

N Dividend yield.

O Year-on-year dividend growth.

P Five-year share-price return.

Q Non-interest income to total income.

R Cost-to-income ratio.

S Return on assets.

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Author Information

Based in Melbourne, Martin Roth is an internationally successful financial journalist and one of Australia's leading authors of investment books.
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