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Australian (ASX) Energy Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 01, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies122
  • 7D0.6%
  • 3M5.1%
  • 1Y47.4%
  • YTD37.8%

Over the last 7 days, the Energy industry has dropped 3.3%, driven by Woodside Energy Group declining 2.5%. On the other hand Whitehaven Coal is actually up 12%. Over the past 12 months, the industry was up 47%. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to decline by 7.5% per year.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the Australian Energy Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 01 Dec 2022AU$167.9bAU$109.7bAU$14.3b7.1x11.7x1.5x
Sat, 29 Oct 2022AU$164.0bAU$110.5bAU$14.6b6.9x11.3x1.5x
Mon, 26 Sep 2022AU$154.7bAU$110.3bAU$14.6b7.8x10.6x1.4x
Wed, 24 Aug 2022AU$156.0bAU$94.2bAU$8.5b9.1x18.4x1.7x
Fri, 22 Jul 2022AU$147.1bAU$79.2bAU$4.7b11.9x31.3x1.9x
Sun, 19 Jun 2022AU$147.3bAU$79.1bAU$4.7b11.4x31.4x1.9x
Tue, 17 May 2022AU$121.0bAU$79.1bAU$4.7b10.5x25.8x1.5x
Thu, 14 Apr 2022AU$125.5bAU$77.9bAU$4.5b12.6x28.1x1.6x
Sat, 12 Mar 2022AU$124.4bAU$78.4bAU$5.0b14.4x24.8x1.6x
Mon, 07 Feb 2022AU$112.9bAU$63.1b-AU$398,356,754.0036.1x-283.3x1.8x
Wed, 05 Jan 2022AU$107.2bAU$62.8b-AU$408,266,781.0040.9x-262.7x1.7x
Fri, 03 Dec 2021AU$92.5bAU$62.9b-AU$402,745,913.0032.5x-229.6x1.5x
Sun, 31 Oct 2021AU$101.2bAU$62.4b-AU$438,518,762.0034.6x-230.8x1.6x
Tue, 28 Sep 2021AU$95.0bAU$62.8b-AU$395,026,618.0034.7x-240.4x1.5x
Thu, 26 Aug 2021AU$82.6bAU$61.6b-AU$198,560,481.7325.8x-415.9x1.3x
Fri, 02 Jul 2021AU$87.0bAU$61.6b-AU$199,465,357.7331.5x-436.2x1.4x
Mon, 05 Apr 2021AU$86.8bAU$60.5b-AU$3,873,887,014.5615.1x-22.4x1.4x
Thu, 07 Jan 2021AU$83.6bAU$59.6b-AU$7,596,420,732.5530.5x-11x1.4x
Wed, 30 Sep 2020AU$65.6bAU$67.1b-AU$6,502,193,963.0630.3x-10.1x1x
Sat, 04 Jul 2020AU$71.7bAU$74.9b-AU$5,750,314,448.6315.8x-12.5x1x
Tue, 07 Apr 2020AU$55.8bAU$78.6b-AU$1,132,562,369.469.3x-49.3x0.7x
Fri, 10 Jan 2020AU$106.1bAU$78.2bAU$4.0b12.1x26.3x1.4x
Price to Earnings Ratio

19.3x


Total Market Cap: AU$107.5bTotal Earnings: AU$5.6bTotal Revenue: AU$76.8bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Australian Energy Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average -68.5x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Australian Energy industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 11.5x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of -68.5x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 1.4x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Energy industry have grown 37% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 13% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Australian Energy sector?

AU Market0.51%
Energy0.64%
Energy Services1.16%
Oil and Gas0.61%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Energy Services industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 91.4x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 14.7%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 693.7% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Oil and Gas industry, although it looks like investor sentiment has improved given that it's trading above its 3-year average.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Energy Services industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 15% over the next 5 years.
  • In contrast, the Oil and Gas industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 8.9% 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
YAL Yancoal AustraliaAU$5.8011.5%
+AU$792.3m
132.0%PE2.9x
WHC Whitehaven CoalAU$9.8910.1%
+AU$773.0m
317.3%PE4.4x
NHC New HopeAU$5.888.7%
+AU$398.6m
191.1%PE5.2x
SOL Washington H. Soul PattinsonAU$28.372.9%
+AU$285.1m
-8.8%PS3.7x
SMR Stanmore ResourcesAU$2.7611.3%
+AU$252.4m
166.7%PE7x
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STX

AU$0.28

Strike Energy

7D

14.0%

1Y

90.0%

WDS

AU$37.29

Woodside Energy Group

7D

-2.5%

1Y

76.7%

WHC

AU$10.04

Whitehaven Coal

7D

11.8%

1Y

323.6%

GAS

AU$0.27

State Gas

7D

-17.2%

1Y

-5.4%

AGE

AU$0.041

Alligator Energy

7D

-10.9%

1Y

-24.1%

EEG

AU$0.19

Empire Energy Group

7D

-11.6%

1Y

-44.9%

TBN

AU$0.26

Tamboran Resources

7D

-3.7%

1Y

-35.0%

BPT

AU$1.78

Beach Energy

7D

1.7%

1Y

52.8%

SOL

AU$28.31

Washington H. Soul Pattinson

7D

2.6%

1Y

-9.0%

WOR

AU$14.78

Worley

7D

1.0%

1Y

46.6%

BMN

AU$1.80

Bannerman Energy

7D

-5.8%

1Y

-37.9%

YAL

AU$5.68

Yancoal Australia

7D

9.2%

1Y

127.2%