Summary: Most newsletters are calling South32 an excellent opportunity for investors after the BHP spin-off listed last month, as they are again for poker machine maker Aristocrat Leisure following another set of stellar results. Elsewhere, Independence Group has paid a premium for a quality asset in the acquisition of Sirius Resources, Suncorp may not be able to achieve its ambitious return on equity target and ALS may be nearing an inflection point in its earnings cycle, analysts say.
Key take-out: Analysts believe South32 is undervalued in the context of its strong balance sheet, its cost reduction program and its attractive yield.
Key beneficiaries: General investors. Category: Shares.