I declare WHITEHAVEN COAL (ASX:WHC) as the 2016/17 ASX Brownlow Medalist.
Premiership Portfolio is excited to introduce the ASX Brownlow Medal. It might lack the glitz and glamour of the AFL Brownlow night, yet it's awarded on the 1st of July each and every year to the best and fairest company whose share price outperformed all others on the Australian Stock Exchange. To be eligible to win, the company must not have engaged in any activity that may have been considered unlawful by any of the regulators such as the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) and the ASX.
Whitehaven Coal (ASX:WHC) returned 167% in the 2016/17 Financial Year. It was an incredible performance early on and even though its performance faded towards the end, it held up, ahead of runner-up A2 Milk (ASX:A2M) +114% and BlueScope Steel (ASX:BSL) +108.5%.
WHC is a NSW based coal producer, with operations and development projects in the Gunnedah basin. WHC has a portfolio of producing mines including the Werris Creek Mine, the Narrabri Mine, the Maules Creek Project and other projects.
2016/2017 ASX RISING STOCK AWARD CEREMONY
I would like to introduce the ASX Rising Stock Award. It is awarded to the best small capitalised company belonging to the S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries, on the 1st of July each and every year whose share price outperformed all others on the ASX. The company has to be listed on the ASX for less than 5 years to be eligible.
The A2 Milk Company is engaged in the commercialisation of intellectual property relating to a2 brank milk and related products in New Zealand, Australia, and the United Kingdom. A2M also sources, produces and supplies a2 brank milk and milk related products in Australia. The product comprises of Liquid Milk, Infant Formula and other diary products which include Cream and Yogurt.