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Australian (ASX) Capital Markets Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 07, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-0.2%
  • 3M3.6%
  • 1Y19.7%
  • YTD19.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Capital Markets industry has remained flat, although notably Magellan Financial Group declined by 9.5%. The past year has been better, since the industry has gained 20% in that time.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Australian Capital Markets Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Wed, 08 Dec 2021AU$152.1bAU$24.3bAU$6.7b15.8x
Fri, 05 Nov 2021AU$160.1bAU$23.8bAU$6.4b17.5x
Sun, 03 Oct 2021AU$140.0bAU$21.5bAU$5.3b18.5x
Tue, 31 Aug 2021AU$143.8bAU$21.9bAU$5.6b17.2x
Wed, 07 Jul 2021AU$135.7bAU$21.9bAU$5.6b15.4x
Sat, 10 Apr 2021AU$124.1bAU$21.2bAU$5.4b14.3x
Fri, 01 Jan 2021AU$119.9bAU$20.0bAU$4.8b19.7x
Mon, 05 Oct 2020AU$108.5bAU$19.1bAU$4.4b21.8x
Thu, 09 Jul 2020AU$104.5bAU$19.2bAU$4.6b20.7x
Wed, 01 Apr 2020AU$84.5bAU$19.7bAU$4.9b15.7x
Sat, 04 Jan 2020AU$118.5bAU$20.5bAU$5.4b21.5x
Tue, 08 Oct 2019AU$112.8bAU$20.9bAU$5.7b20.5x
Mon, 01 Jul 2019AU$107.7bAU$20.6bAU$5.7b19.1x
Thu, 04 Apr 2019AU$102.5bAU$19.9bAU$5.6b18.2x
Sun, 06 Jan 2019AU$89.5bAU$18.7bAU$5.4b17.5x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: AU$89.5bTotal Earnings: AU$5.4bTotal Revenue: AU$18.7b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 18.9x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Capital Markets industry have grown 7.1% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 9.0% 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 Capital Markets industry?

Diversified Capital Markets2.40%
Asset Management-2.32%
Financial Exchanges and Data-2.61%
Investment Banking and Brokerage-4.10%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Financial Exchanges and Data industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 31.2x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 3.7%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 3.6% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Investment Banking and Brokerage industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 22.5x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Investment Banking and Brokerage industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 40% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 115% per year. Meanwhile, the Financial Exchanges and Data industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 3.7% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

MQG Macquarie Group3.7%+AU$4.0b45.2%PE18.9x
ARG Argo Investments2.7%+AU$189.1m16.4%PE41x
PNI Pinnacle Investment Management Group1.9%+AU$56.1m154.7%PE45.1x
PPT Perpetual2.8%+AU$53.8m2.5%PE26.1x
PTM Platinum Investment Management1.9%+AU$28.9m-37.9%PE9.6x
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