Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at the close on Monday:
AAD - ARDENT LEISURE - up four cents, or 1.9 per cent, at $2.11
Strong demand for indoor entertainment centres in America has helped bolster theme park and health club operator Ardent Leisure Group's half year profit.
ALZ - AUSTRALAND - up two cents, or 0.5 per cent, at $3.93
Australand Property Group has suffered a 25 per cent slide in full year profit to $135 million.
ANN - ANSELL - down 98 cents, or 5.1 per cent, at $18.31
Protective gloves and condoms supplier Ansell is building its presence in the oil and gas sector but says demand for specialised military products has weakened.
AZJ - AURIZON HOLDINGS - up nine cents, or 1.8 per cent, at $5.19
Australia's largest freight rail operator expects to haul more coal this year than previously forecast, but has suffered a fall in half year profit.
BEN - BENDIGO AND ADELAIDE BANK - up six cents, or 0.5 per cent, at $11.78
Bendigo and Adelaide Bank has lifted its cash profit almost 10 per cent as lower funding costs offset the impact of weak lending growth.
UGL - UGL - down 85 cents, or 12 per cent, at $6.23
Engineering and property services group UGL is hopeful of growing earnings in 2014 despite fielding offers for its property business.