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Australian (ASX) Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 30, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies31
  • 7D-2.1%
  • 3M0.7%
  • 1Y2.8%
  • YTD-0.6%

Over the last 7 days, the Chemicals industry has dropped 2.1%, driven by Incitec Pivot declining 3.4%. On the other hand PPK Group is actually up 8.8%. Over the last year, the industry has been flat overall. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 6.4% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Australian Chemicals Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 30 Nov 2022AU$20.5bAU$18.0bAU$1.1b25.8x18.8x1.1x
Fri, 28 Oct 2022AU$18.8bAU$15.4bAU$163.8m22.3x115.1x1.2x
Sun, 25 Sep 2022AU$18.7bAU$15.4bAU$201.8m21.6x92.9x1.2x
Tue, 23 Aug 2022AU$20.4bAU$15.3bAU$244.1m33.9x83.5x1.3x
Thu, 21 Jul 2022AU$18.8bAU$15.3bAU$262.9m33.5x71.5x1.2x
Sat, 18 Jun 2022AU$17.9bAU$15.3bAU$263.0m31.6x68x1.2x
Mon, 16 May 2022AU$20.4bAU$14.0b-AU$122,243,711.0045.8x-166.6x1.5x
Wed, 13 Apr 2022AU$21.3bAU$13.3b-AU$48,069,193.0052.7x-442.4x1.6x
Fri, 11 Mar 2022AU$19.0bAU$13.3b-AU$52,683,274.0045.5x-361.2x1.4x
Sun, 06 Feb 2022AU$19.0bAU$13.2b-AU$30,755,859.0039.2x-617.2x1.4x
Tue, 04 Jan 2022AU$18.4bAU$13.2b-AU$30,624,254.0037.1x-602.1x1.4x
Thu, 02 Dec 2021AU$17.8bAU$13.2b-AU$30,687,133.0035.5x-580.6x1.3x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021AU$18.1bAU$11.2b-AU$427,214,358.0051.2x-42.5x1.6x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021AU$16.1bAU$11.2b-AU$415,542,773.0049.5x-38.9x1.4x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021AU$15.7bAU$11.2b-AU$406,224,554.5248.6x-38.7x1.4x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021AU$14.8bAU$11.2b-AU$406,224,554.5243.8x-36.4x1.3x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021AU$15.9bAU$11.1b-AU$450,196,279.2071.1x-35.3x1.4x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021AU$14.4bAU$11.3b-AU$388,165,345.3340.5x-37.1x1.3x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020AU$13.7bAU$11.5b-AU$324,219,911.3832x-42.2x1.2x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020AU$14.0bAU$12.7bAU$91.8m27.3x152.1x1.1x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020AU$13.2bAU$12.8bAU$342.9m27x38.4x1x
Thu, 09 Jan 2020AU$17.8bAU$12.7bAU$328.8m31.2x54.3x1.4x
Price to Earnings Ratio

73.8x


Total Market Cap: AU$18.2bTotal Earnings: AU$246.0mTotal Revenue: AU$12.6bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Australian Chemicals Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average -101.6x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Australian Chemicals 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 18.8x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of -102x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.3x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.1x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Chemicals industry have grown 64% 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 Materials industry?

AU Market0.20%
Materials0.14%
Chemicals-2.12%
Industrial Gases0%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals-1.45%
Diversified Chemicals-1.94%
Commodity Chemicals-2.23%
Specialty Chemicals-4.37%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 47.9x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 6.7%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 73.1% per year.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Commodity Chemicals industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 30% over the next 5 years.
  • In contrast, the Diversified Chemicals industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 20% 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
PPK PPK GroupAU$1.618.8%
+AU$11.6m
-84.9%PS86.8x
NRZ NeuRizerAU$0.112.3%
+AU$2.7m
-16.7%PB2.2x
PWN ParkwayAU$0.00912.5%
+AU$2.2m
-18.2%PS5.7x
RLF RLF AgTechAU$0.163.2%
+AU$924.7k
n/an/a
BGT Bio-Gene TechnologyAU$0.124.5%
+AU$895.3k
-43.9%PS46.4x
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IPL

AU$4.00

Incitec Pivot

7D

-3.4%

1Y

30.7%

CLV

AU$1.25

Clover

7D

0.4%

1Y

-25.6%

NUF

AU$6.05

Nufarm

7D

-1.6%

1Y

34.4%

A4N

AU$0.60

Alpha HPA

7D

-2.4%

1Y

6.2%

SPN

AU$0.58

Sparc Technologies

7D

-10.8%

1Y

-59.9%

RLF

AU$0.16

RLF AgTech

7D

3.2%

1Y

n/a

NRZ

AU$0.11

NeuRizer

7D

2.3%

1Y

-16.7%

DGL

AU$1.49

DGL Group

7D

-6.9%

1Y

-36.6%

CXL

AU$4.95

Calix

7D

-7.8%

1Y

-25.8%

BGT

AU$0.12

Bio-Gene Technology

7D

4.5%

1Y

-43.9%

PWN

AU$0.009

Parkway

7D

12.5%

1Y

-18.2%

DNK

AU$0.33

Danakali

7D

-10.8%

1Y

-22.4%