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Australian (ASX) Basic Materials Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 27, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.2%
  • 3M2.1%
  • 1Y29.4%
  • YTD28.8%

Over the last 7 days, the Basic Materials industry has dropped 1.2%, driven by declines from every company within the industry. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 29%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Australian Basic Materials Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 28 Nov 2021AU$39.8bAU$12.4bAU$1.2b22.7x
Tue, 26 Oct 2021AU$39.4bAU$11.9bAU$1.0b25.8x
Thu, 23 Sep 2021AU$39.6bAU$12.1bAU$1.1b25.9x
Sat, 21 Aug 2021AU$40.2bAU$12.0bAU$1.1b28x
Sat, 05 Jun 2021AU$35.9bAU$12.8bAU$374.6m20.2x
Tue, 09 Mar 2021AU$30.6bAU$13.8b-AU$369,300,587.0022.6x
Mon, 30 Nov 2020AU$31.2bAU$14.1b-AU$401,618,674.0021.4x
Thu, 03 Sep 2020AU$25.0bAU$14.2b-AU$366,689,189.2516.2x
Sun, 07 Jun 2020AU$21.6bAU$14.9bAU$294.0m25.1x
Sat, 29 Feb 2020AU$24.8bAU$14.4bAU$753.1m39x
Tue, 03 Dec 2019AU$26.7bAU$14.5bAU$895.8m34.3x
Fri, 06 Sep 2019AU$21.6bAU$14.4bAU$937.0m23.1x
Mon, 10 Jun 2019AU$21.9bAU$14.3bAU$1.1b20x
Sun, 03 Mar 2019AU$21.7bAU$13.9bAU$1.3b15x
Wed, 05 Dec 2018AU$20.9bAU$13.6bAU$1.3b15.8x
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Total Market Cap: AU$20.9bTotal Earnings: AU$1.3bTotal Revenue: AU$13.6b0%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 23.5x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Basic Materials industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years, while revenues for these companies have declined 3.1% per year. This means that the cost of doing business could be reducing since sales have declined but profits have remained steady.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Australian Basic Materials industry?

Construction Materials-1.22%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Construction Materials industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 23.5x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 13%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 70% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Construction Materials industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 13% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 70% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

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