Stocks to watch at close on Monday
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Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at close on Monday:
ALS - ALESCO CORPORATION LTD - down one cent, or 0.49 per cent, at $2.03
DLX - DULUXGROUP LTD - down five cents, or 1.64 per cent, at $3.00
Alesco Corporation has not been swayed by DuluxGroup's move to increase its takeover offer to $210 million.
GFF - GOODMAN FIELDER LTD - down 2.5 cents, or 5.05 per cent, at 47.0 cents
Goodman Fielder says its full year earnings are likely to be at the lower end of its forecast.
LEI - LEIGHTON HOLDINGS LTD - down 30.0 cents, or 1.85 per cent, at $15.92
Leighton Holding's mining services arm Thiess has won a $2.3 billion contract to extend operations at Jellinbah Group's Lake Vermont coal mine in Queensland's Bowen Basin.
MQA - MACQUARIE ATLAS ROADS - down 3.0 cents, or 2.14 per cent, at $1.37
SYDNEY - Macquarie Atlas Roads says its toll revenue for the June quarter increased one per cent as revised toll schedules helped offset weaker economic conditions in Europe.
PSA - PETSEC ENERGY - down 1.5 cents or 9.7 per cent, at 14 cents
MELBOURNE - Petsec Energy is the latest producer to be belted by plunging gas prices, with the company forecasting a loss of between $US3.5 million ($A3.39 million) and $US6 million ($A5.81 million).
QRN - QR NATIONAL LTD - down 13 cents, or 3.89 per cent, at $3.21
Queensland unions have lodged Federal Court proceedings against QR National, saying the company has ignored a dispute over its restructure.
TOL - TOLL HOLDINGS LTD - down 21 cents, or 5.1 per cent, $3.91
Former Unitas Capital managing director Avi Gilboa will take over as logistics provider Toll Group's group director for strategy and mergers and acquisitions (M&A).
WOW - WOOLWORTHS LTD - up 27 cents, or 0.98 per cent, at $27.89
Woolworths has overcome tough trading conditions in the retail sector to lift its sales by 4.7 per cent to $56.7 billion in the 2012 financial year.