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Australian (ASX) Basic Materials Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies7
  • 7D2.5%
  • 3M-5.0%
  • 1Y-40.3%
  • YTD-42.2%

Over the last 7 days, the Basic Materials industry has risen 2.5%, driven by gains from James Hardie Industries of 1.8%. In the past year, the industry is down 40%. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 4.1% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Mon, 28 Nov 2022AU$23.7bAU$14.2bAU$2.0b10.9x12.2x1.7x
Wed, 26 Oct 2022AU$24.3bAU$14.3bAU$2.0b9x12x1.7x
Fri, 23 Sep 2022AU$24.5bAU$14.0bAU$2.0b11.8x12.3x1.7x
Sun, 21 Aug 2022AU$27.3bAU$13.7bAU$1.9b14.9x14.5x2x
Tue, 19 Jul 2022AU$24.4bAU$13.5bAU$1.8b12.9x13.4x1.8x
Thu, 16 Jun 2022AU$23.1bAU$13.4bAU$1.8b13.6x12.7x1.7x
Sat, 14 May 2022AU$29.1bAU$13.2bAU$1.9b16.3x15.4x2.2x
Mon, 11 Apr 2022AU$30.5bAU$12.7bAU$1.8b16.7x17x2.4x
Wed, 09 Mar 2022AU$30.6bAU$12.3bAU$1.3b17.9x23.5x2.5x
Fri, 04 Feb 2022AU$36.3bAU$12.5bAU$1.2b22.1x29.1x2.9x
Sun, 02 Jan 2022AU$40.1bAU$12.4bAU$1.2b22.6x32.5x3.2x
Tue, 30 Nov 2021AU$39.8bAU$12.5bAU$1.2b23.2x31.9x3.2x
Thu, 28 Oct 2021AU$38.8bAU$11.9bAU$1.0b26.6x37.5x3.3x
Sat, 25 Sep 2021AU$39.4bAU$12.1bAU$1.0b26.8x37.6x3.3x
Mon, 23 Aug 2021AU$40.6bAU$12.0bAU$1.1b27.9x36.4x3.4x
Sat, 10 Jul 2021AU$37.9bAU$12.0bAU$1.1b29.4x34x3.2x
Fri, 02 Apr 2021AU$33.1bAU$12.8bAU$374.6m21.1x88.5x2.6x
Mon, 04 Jan 2021AU$31.1bAU$13.8b-AU$372,953,087.0023.3x-83.4x2.3x
Thu, 08 Oct 2020AU$27.4bAU$14.1b-AU$405,271,174.0019.8x-67.7x2x
Wed, 01 Jul 2020AU$23.3bAU$14.2b-AU$467,547,029.2518.4x-49.8x1.6x
Sat, 04 Apr 2020AU$15.6bAU$14.9bAU$193.1m19.1x81x1.1x
Tue, 07 Jan 2020AU$25.4bAU$14.4bAU$794.7m38.6x31.9x1.8x
Price to Earnings Ratio

29.8x


Total Market Cap: AU$26.7bTotal Earnings: AU$895.8mTotal Revenue: AU$14.5bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Australian Basic Materials Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 10.7x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the Australian Basic Materials industry, and appear confident in long term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 12.2x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 10.7x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 2.2x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.7x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Basic Materials industry have grown 30% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat.
  • This means that companies overall are more efficiently conducting business since profits are increasing while sales have been flat.

Industry Trends

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

AU Market1.17%
Materials0.12%
Basic Materials2.46%
Construction Materials2.46%
Industry PEThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
JHX James Hardie IndustriesAU$30.073.2%
+AU$418.9m
-45.3%PE17.4x
BKW BrickworksAU$21.834.5%
+AU$142.7m
-4.7%PE3.8x
CSR CSRAU$4.853.0%
+AU$65.8m
-17.1%PE10.6x
ABC AdbriAU$1.813.1%
+AU$35.9m
-37.4%PE10.9x
BLD BoralAU$3.030.3%
+AU$11.0m
-50.5%PS1.1x
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CSR

AU$4.85

CSR

7D

3.0%

1Y

-17.1%

BKW

AU$21.83

Brickworks

7D

4.5%

1Y

-4.7%

WGN

AU$0.79

Wagners Holding

7D

-1.6%

1Y

-52.0%

BLD

AU$3.03

Boral

7D

0.3%

1Y

-50.5%

ABC

AU$1.81

Adbri

7D

3.1%

1Y

-37.4%