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Australian (ASX) Construction Materials Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.2%
  • 3M-16.5%
  • 1Y-23.5%
  • YTD-34.6%

Over the last 7 days, the Construction Materials industry has dropped 2.2%, driven by a pullback from James Hardie Industries of 2.8%. Overall the industry is down 24% in 12 months. In the next few years, earnings are forecast to decline by 3.1% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 28 May 2022AU$26.9bAU$13.3bAU$1.8b15.7x
Mon, 25 Apr 2022AU$30.9bAU$12.8bAU$1.8b16.4x
Wed, 23 Mar 2022AU$32.3bAU$12.6bAU$1.3b17.6x
Fri, 18 Feb 2022AU$33.4bAU$12.3bAU$1.3b22.6x
Sun, 16 Jan 2022AU$37.7bAU$12.4bAU$1.2b22.6x
Tue, 14 Dec 2021AU$40.4bAU$12.4bAU$1.2b22.6x
Thu, 11 Nov 2021AU$40.5bAU$12.3bAU$1.2b23.9x
Sat, 09 Oct 2021AU$37.7bAU$12.0bAU$1.0b26.5x
Mon, 06 Sep 2021AU$39.8bAU$12.0bAU$1.1b26.6x
Wed, 04 Aug 2021AU$37.8bAU$12.0bAU$1.1b28.7x
Sat, 08 May 2021AU$35.3bAU$12.8bAU$374.6m19.8x
Tue, 09 Feb 2021AU$30.0bAU$13.8b-AU$369,300,587.0020x
Mon, 02 Nov 2020AU$27.8bAU$14.1b-AU$401,618,674.0019.6x
Thu, 06 Aug 2020AU$23.0bAU$14.2b-AU$366,689,189.2514.7x
Sun, 10 May 2020AU$19.4bAU$14.9bAU$294.0m25.2x
Sat, 01 Feb 2020AU$28.1bAU$14.4bAU$753.1m43.5x
Tue, 05 Nov 2019AU$24.0bAU$14.5bAU$895.8m29.8x
Fri, 09 Aug 2019AU$21.9bAU$14.4bAU$937.0m25.1x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: AU$21.9bTotal Earnings: AU$1.1bTotal Revenue: AU$14.3bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Australian Construction Materials Industry Median PE3Y Average 24x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are more pessimistic on the 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 15.7x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 24.1x.
  • Given that earnings are expected to decline by 3.1%, the lower than average PE seems justified.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Construction Materials industry have grown 16% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have declined 2.4% per year.
  • This means that less sales are being generated overall, but since cost of doing business is lower, profits have been increasing.

Industry Comparison

How does Australian Construction Materials compare with similar industries?

AU Market-1.30%
Basic Materials-2.19%
Construction Materials-2.19%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
BLD BoralAU$3.063.0%
WGN Wagners HoldingAU$1.185.4%
ABC AdbriAU$2.810.4%
SUV Suvo Strategic MineralsAU$0.072.9%
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