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Stocks to watch at noon on Tuesday


Stocks of interest on the Australian Securities Exchange at noon on Tuesday

Stocks to watch on the Australian stock exchange at noon on Tuesday:

AGK - AGL ENERGY - up 3.00 cents, or 0.22 per cent, at $13.36

Electricity and gas provider AGL has appointed US energy sector veteran Andrew Vesey as its new chief executive.

AHF - AUSTRALIAN DAIRY FARMS - up 4.5 cents, or 16.36 per cent, at 32 cents

Milk producer Australian Dairy Farms Group has paid $1.87 million for a Victorian farm that will support its hay growing and grazing activities.

MYX - MAYNE PHARMA GROUP - down 1.75 cents, or 2.23 per cent, at 76.75

Global pharmaceutical giant Pfizer is suing an Australian prescription drug maker for applying to make a generic version of its irregular heartbeat medication.

PBG - PACIFIC BRANDS - up 2.00 cents, or 4.04 per cent, at 51.5 cents

Pacific Brands has sold a range of shoe and clothing brands, including Volley, to several buyers for a total of $39 million.

RHL - RURALCO - up 6.00 cents, or 1.74 per cent, at $3.50

Agribusiness Ruralco has nearly doubled its annual profit and is now hoping that much-needed rain will start falling to help farmers struggling with drought.

TGA - THORN GROUP - up 1.00 cent, or 0.37 per cent, at $2.74

The company behind the Radio Rentals business has posted a healthy rise in first half profit and expects solid earnings growth for the year.