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Australian (ASX) General Merchandise and Department Stores Industry Analysis

UpdatedApr 19, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.5%
  • 3M14.4%
  • 1Y26.4%
  • YTD13.9%

Over the last 7 days, the General Merchandise and Department Stores industry has dropped 3.8%, driven by pullbacks from every company within the industry. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 27%. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 9.3% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Australian General Merchandise and Department Stores Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Fri, 19 Apr 2024AU$81.9bAU$51.0bAU$2.9b19.3x28x1.6x
Sun, 17 Mar 2024AU$84.1bAU$51.0bAU$2.9b20.4x28.8x1.7x
Tue, 13 Feb 2024AU$73.6bAU$51.0bAU$3.0b15.3x24.6x1.4x
Thu, 11 Jan 2024AU$71.3bAU$51.0bAU$3.0b15x23.8x1.4x
Sat, 09 Dec 2023AU$67.1bAU$51.0bAU$3.0b13.9x22.4x1.3x
Mon, 06 Nov 2023AU$65.3bAU$51.0bAU$3.0b13.8x21.8x1.3x
Wed, 04 Oct 2023AU$65.8bAU$51.0bAU$3.0b15x22x1.3x
Fri, 01 Sep 2023AU$67.6bAU$51.0bAU$3.0b14.8x22.4x1.3x
Sun, 30 Jul 2023AU$62.6bAU$49.2bAU$3.3b14.4x19.2x1.3x
Tue, 27 Jun 2023AU$60.0bAU$49.2bAU$3.3b12.3x18.4x1.2x
Thu, 25 May 2023AU$62.0bAU$49.2bAU$3.3b13.3x19x1.3x
Sat, 22 Apr 2023AU$65.0bAU$49.2bAU$3.3b14.8x19.9x1.3x
Mon, 20 Mar 2023AU$61.4bAU$48.0bAU$3.4b13.9x18.3x1.3x
Wed, 15 Feb 2023AU$61.2bAU$42.9bAU$3.2b16.5x19x1.4x
Fri, 13 Jan 2023AU$60.4bAU$42.9bAU$3.2b15.9x18.7x1.4x
Sun, 11 Dec 2022AU$60.5bAU$42.9bAU$3.2b15.7x18.8x1.4x
Tue, 08 Nov 2022AU$57.7bAU$42.9bAU$3.2b16.4x17.9x1.3x
Thu, 06 Oct 2022AU$57.4bAU$42.9bAU$3.2b14.9x17.8x1.3x
Sat, 03 Sep 2022AU$58.8bAU$42.8bAU$3.2b16.1x18.3x1.4x
Mon, 01 Aug 2022AU$58.6bAU$39.8bAU$3.1b17.4x19.2x1.5x
Wed, 29 Jun 2022AU$54.1bAU$39.8bAU$3.1b14.2x17.7x1.4x
Fri, 27 May 2022AU$59.1bAU$39.8bAU$3.1b15x19.3x1.5x
Sun, 24 Apr 2022AU$63.0bAU$39.8bAU$3.1b18.6x20.6x1.6x
Tue, 22 Mar 2022AU$64.9bAU$39.8bAU$3.1b18.9x21.3x1.6x
Thu, 17 Feb 2022AU$69.5bAU$39.7bAU$3.3b17x21.2x1.7x
Sat, 15 Jan 2022AU$67.9bAU$39.7bAU$3.3b16.5x20.7x1.7x
Mon, 13 Dec 2021AU$75.0bAU$39.7bAU$3.3b18.5x22.9x1.9x
Wed, 10 Nov 2021AU$75.1bAU$39.7bAU$3.3b19x22.9x1.9x
Fri, 08 Oct 2021AU$68.4bAU$39.7bAU$3.3b17.7x20.9x1.7x
Sun, 05 Sep 2021AU$72.7bAU$39.5bAU$3.1b27.5x23.6x1.8x
Tue, 03 Aug 2021AU$78.4bAU$39.5bAU$3.1b24.6x25.5x2x
Fri, 07 May 2021AU$68.4bAU$39.1bAU$2.8b27.3x24.7x1.7x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: AU$68.4bTotal Earnings: AU$2.8bTotal Revenue: AU$39.1bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Australian General Merchandise and Department Stores Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 21.3x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the Australian Multiline Retail industry, and appear confident in long term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 27.8x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 21.3x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 1.5x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Multiline Retail industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 9.2% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased and as a result, profits have held steady.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Australian Consumer Discretionary industry?

AU Market-2.22%
Consumer Discretionary-3.30%
General Merchandise and Department Stores-2.51%
Department Stores0%
General Merchandise Stores0%
Broadline Retail-2.51%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Broadline Retail industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 22.1x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 9.3%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 23.8% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Broadline Retail industry, although it looks like investor sentiment has improved given that it's trading above its 3-year average of 22.1x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Broadline Retail industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 9.3% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 24% per year.
  • In contrast, the Broadline Retail industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 9.3% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
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