Sharesight20 top 20 trades on NZX – September 2020
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Welcome to the September 2020 edition of the Sharesight20NZX monthly trading snapshot, where we look at the top 20 trades on the NZX made by Sharesight users during the month.
Sharesight20 top 20 NZX trades September 2020
In September’s Sharesight20NZX snapshot, buy trades were strongly led by the Smartshares NZ Top 50 (NZX: FNZ) and US 500 (NZX: USF) ETFs, followed by a2 Milk (NZX: ATM), which is facing challenges in its daigou business due to Covid-related restrictions. Sell trades were led by Auckland International Airport (NZX: AIA), which has also suffered significant losses due to the pandemic, but is starting to see some recovery as restrictions are eased.
Let’s look at the news behind the key stocks in this month’s snapshot:
The a2 Milk Company (NZX: ATM)
Updated FY21 outlook; a2’s daigou business impacted by Covid
Share price drops by over 14% following FY21 guidance
Is a2 Milk’s stock market bull run over?
Sky Network Television (NZX: SKT)
Share price dives 9% following FY20 results
Sky saves $9M in sports rights negotiations
Sky’s Chief Financial Officer steps down
US broadcaster NEP seeks clearance to buy Sky’s outside broadcasting assets (press release)
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation (NZX: FPH)
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare profit boosted by demand surge for respirators
Fisher & Paykel declared a ‘Covid winner’
NZX propped up by Fisher & Paykel gains
Heartland Group Holdings (NZX: HGH)
Heartland to expand reverse mortgage business in Australia
Heartland reduces dividend despite better-than-expected earnings
Heartland to introduce online home loan service before year-end
Spark New Zealand (NZX: SPK)
Spark releases 3-year strategy focusing on 5G and IoT deployment
Spark’s focus on IaaS has proved successful throughout the pandemic
YoY growth for Spark despite Covid challenges
Auckland International Airport (NZX: AIA)
Slow recovery ahead for AIA
AIA to achieve 65% of pre-Covid traffic over school holidays (press release)
E-commerce at the centre of AIA’s Covid recovery strategy
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