Australian stocks slip in holiday-shortened trade – MarketWatch

Australian stocks slip in holiday-shortened trade – MarketWatch

LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) — Australian stocks dipped early Tuesday in quiet trade, with the market due to close early for the New Year’s Eve holiday. The S&P/ASX 200

/quotes/zigman/1653884/realtime AU:XJO
-0.33%

fell 0.2% to 5,346.10 on the last session of the year, though still headed toward a 15% gain for 2013. Many of the major financial shares were little changed, while resource stocks traded mostly lower. Losses for spot gold and gold futures dragged Newcrest Mining Ltd.

/quotes/zigman/182419/realtime AU:NCM
+2.60%

/quotes/zigman/182418/delayed/quotes/nls/ncmgf NCMGF
+7.65%

down 1.8% and Evolution Mining Ltd.

/quotes/zigman/7187583/realtime AU:EVN
+1.53%

/quotes/zigman/7313817/delayed/quotes/nls/cahpf CAHPF
-32.14%

lower by 2.9%, while a 1% loss for New York-traded crude-oil futures sent Oil Search Ltd.

/quotes/zigman/204156/realtime AU:OSH
-0.98%

/quotes/zigman/204155/delayed/quotes/nls/oishf OISHF
-1.39%

falling 1% and Woodside Petroleum Ltd.

/quotes/zigman/181325/realtime AU:WPL
-1.12%

/quotes/zigman/181323/delayed/quotes/nls/wopef WOPEF
-2.00%

shedding 0.5%. Alumina Ltd.

/quotes/zigman/315546/realtime AU:AWC
-1.78%

/quotes/zigman/315543/delayed/quotes/nls/awcmf AWCMF
+2.55%

rose 0.2%, however, as aluminum prices climbed overnight to their highest level in almost two months, according to Reuters.

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AU:XJO
S&P/ASX 200 Benchmark Index

AU

: Australia: Sydney

5,350.10

-17.80
-0.33%

Volume: 0.00

Jan. 3, 2014 4:11p

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AU:NCM
Newcrest Mining Ltd.

AU

: Australia: Sydney

$
8.67

+0.22
+2.60%

Volume: 4.87M

Jan. 3, 2014 4:10p

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

2.77%

Market Cap

$6.65 billion

Rev. per Employee

$2.30M

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NCMGF
Newcrest Mining Ltd.

US

: U.S.: OTCBB

$
7.60

+0.54
+7.65%

Volume: 4,500

Jan. 2, 2014 3:49p

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

3.30%

Market Cap

N/A

Rev. per Employee

N/A

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AU:EVN
Evolution Mining Ltd.

AU

: Australia: Sydney

$
0.67

+0.01
+1.53%

Volume: 2.66M

Jan. 3, 2014 4:10p

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

N/A

Market Cap

$471.25 million

Rev. per Employee

N/A

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CAHPF
Evolution Mining Ltd.

US

: U.S.: OTCBB

$
0.48

-0.23
-32.14%

Volume: 500.00

Dec. 16, 2013 10:47a

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

N/A

Market Cap

N/A

Rev. per Employee

N/A

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AU:OSH
Oil Search Ltd.

AU

: Australia: Sydney

$
8.09

-0.08
-0.98%

Volume: 1.34M

Jan. 3, 2014 4:10p

P/E Ratio

60.92

Dividend Yield

N/A

Market Cap

$10.87 billion

Rev. per Employee

$574,958

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OISHF
Oil Search Ltd.

US

: U.S.: OTCBB

$
7.12

-0.10
-1.39%

Volume: 5,000

Jan. 2, 2014 3:28p

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

N/A

Market Cap

N/A

Rev. per Employee

N/A

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AU:WPL
Woodside Petroleum Ltd.

AU

: Australia: Sydney

$
38.13

-0.43
-1.12%

Volume: 1.94M

Jan. 3, 2014 4:10p

P/E Ratio

10.56

Dividend Yield

4.87%

Market Cap

$31.42 billion

Rev. per Employee

$1.75M

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WOPEF
Woodside Petroleum Ltd.

US

: U.S.: OTCBB

$
34.35

-0.70
-2.00%

Volume: 2,190

Jan. 2, 2014 1:29p

P/E Ratio

9.22

Dividend Yield

4.94%

Market Cap

$28.22 billion

Rev. per Employee

$1.80M

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AU:AWC
Alumina Ltd.

AU

: Australia: Sydney

$
1.11

-0.02
-1.78%

Volume: 5.42M

Jan. 3, 2014 4:38p

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

N/A

Market Cap

$3.10 billion

Rev. per Employee

N/A

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AWCMF
Alumina Ltd.

US

: U.S.: OTCBB

$
1.00

+0.03
+2.55%

Volume: 10,000

Dec. 31, 2013 12:27p

P/E Ratio

N/A

Dividend Yield

N/A

Market Cap

N/A

Rev. per Employee

N/A

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