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WEBJET shares have slumped almost 10 per cent after the online travel company's earnings guidance for the second half of this financial year fell short of expectations.
EXPANSION at home and overseas has helped Ramsay Health Care, the nation's largest private hospital operator, to confirm full-year guidance of profit growth between 18 and 20 per cent after posting a sharp rise in interim net profit.
DOMINO'S Pizza Enterprises expects a 35 per cent increase in first-half profit, with strong earnings in Australia and New Zealand. It expects a half-year net profit to January 3 of about $8.5 million, compared with $6.3 million in the previous corresponding period.
WESTPAC has declared Australian banks escaped the worst of the financial crisis with bad debts poised to start to falling away, but its chief executive, Gail Kelly, has also warned myriad challenges remain, with the industry facing a period of entrenched low growth.