Stocks to watch at close on Tuesday
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Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at close on Tuesday:
BKW - BRICKWORKS LTD - up eight cents at $11.29
Bricks and masonry maker Brickworks says its earnings have stabilised in recent months but the timing of a recovery in the housing sector remains unknown.
CSL - CSL LTD - up $3.23 at $50.01
CSL shares have risen above the $50-mark for the first time after the blood products and vaccine supplier lifted its full-year profit guidance.
HVN - HARVEY NORMAN HOLDINGS LTD - down 1.5 cents at $1.83
QAN - QANTAS AIRWAYS LTD - up three cents at $1.34
Gerry Harvey says he's just a passive investor in Qantas, despite reports he and wife Katie Paige are part of a group pushing for strategic change at the airline.
NUF - NUFARM LTD - down two cents at $5.70
Agricultural chemicals supplier Nufarm's payment to settle a class action mounted by some of its shareholders has been increased to $46.6 million.
REX - REGIONAL EXPRESS HOLDINGS LTD - down 5.5 cents at $1.11
Regional airline Rex has cut its full year profit guidance because it says is federal government measures such as the carbon tax are hurting the economy.
TTS - TATTS GROUP LTD - up eight cents at $2.91
Gaming firm Tatts has secured the right to operate South Australia's lottery and Keno services for the next 40 years.
WPL - WOODSIDE PETROLEUM LTD - down 14 cents at $33.68
Australia should focus on turning Perth into a global energy technology hub, The head of oil and gas producer Woodside says.