Liquefied Natural Gas Limited (ASX:LNG)
was the best performing stock on Australia’s benchmark index in 2014. The liquefied natural gas developer’s share price rocketed more than 720 per cent over a year filled with acquisitions and project acceleration.
Biotechnology and medical device company Sirtex Medical Limited (ASX:SRX)
took the silver medal with its stock surging almost 142 per cent.
Australia's biggest airline Qantas Airways Limited (ASX:QAN)
scored bronze after lifting almost 120 per cent following a strong financial turnaround.
Fourth on the ladder APN News and Media Limited’s (ASX:APN)
stock price jumped 98 per cent. Gold producer and explorer Northern Star Resources Limited (ASX:NST)
came in the fifth position with a share price gain of 90 per cent over the 2014 calendar year.
Rounding out the top ten services provider Transfield Services Limited (ASX:TSE)
and telecommunications provider Vocus Communications Limited (ASX:VOC)
both advanced about 83 per cent.
Document-management and data-storage company Recall Holdings Limited (ASX:REC)
rose 77 per cent, fuel and oil products provider Caltex Australia Limited (ASX:CTX)
climbed more than 70 per cent and packaging business Orora Limited (ASX:ORA)
increased 68 per cent in 2014.