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Australian (ASX) Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedOct 31, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-6.6%
  • 3M-18.1%
  • 1Y-28.0%
  • YTD-30.3%

Over the last 7 days, the Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals industry has dropped 5.1%, driven by a pullback from Nufarm of 8.9%. Meanwhile, Highfield Resources actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 15% in the last week. Overall the industry is down 26% in 12 months. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to decline by 1.2% per year.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 31 Oct 2023AU$2.1bAU$3.6b-AU$13,170,035.0011x-159.9x0.6x
Thu, 28 Sep 2023AU$2.3bAU$3.6b-AU$19,871,351.0012x-115.1x0.6x
Sat, 26 Aug 2023AU$2.4bAU$3.6b-AU$25,386,654.0012.6x-95.6x0.7x
Mon, 24 Jul 2023AU$2.7bAU$3.6b-AU$25,738,254.0013.9x-103.4x0.7x
Wed, 21 Jun 2023AU$2.5bAU$3.6b-AU$25,738,254.0013x-97.8x0.7x
Fri, 19 May 2023AU$2.9bAU$3.6b-AU$24,986,254.0015.3x-116.3x0.8x
Sun, 16 Apr 2023AU$2.9bAU$3.8b-AU$75,311,254.0022.2x-38x0.8x
Tue, 14 Mar 2023AU$2.7bAU$3.8bAU$9.7m21x279.8x0.7x
Thu, 09 Feb 2023AU$2.9bAU$3.8bAU$9.6m21.8x298.3x0.8x
Sat, 07 Jan 2023AU$3.0bAU$3.8bAU$9.6m23.3x315x0.8x
Mon, 05 Dec 2022AU$3.0bAU$3.8bAU$9.6m23x315.5x0.8x
Wed, 02 Nov 2022AU$2.9bAU$3.7bAU$4.9m22.8x597x0.8x
Fri, 30 Sep 2022AU$2.6bAU$3.7bAU$7.4m20.4x356.2x0.7x
Sun, 28 Aug 2022AU$2.8bAU$3.7bAU$46.2m21.8x60.2x0.7x
Tue, 26 Jul 2022AU$2.5bAU$3.7bAU$64.2m20.1x38.8x0.7x
Thu, 23 Jun 2022AU$2.4bAU$3.7bAU$64.2m20.2x37.5x0.6x
Sat, 21 May 2022AU$2.8bAU$3.7bAU$64.1m23.2x44x0.8x
Mon, 18 Apr 2022AU$3.2bAU$3.2bAU$26.7m43.8x121.5x1x
Wed, 16 Mar 2022AU$2.9bAU$3.2bAU$31.2m38.7x92.4x0.9x
Fri, 11 Feb 2022AU$2.9bAU$3.2bAU$30.9m37.2x92.4x0.9x
Sun, 09 Jan 2022AU$2.6bAU$3.2bAU$30.9m32.2x83.6x0.8x
Tue, 07 Dec 2021AU$2.3bAU$3.2bAU$30.9m29.4x76.1x0.7x
Thu, 04 Nov 2021AU$2.7bAU$1.6b-AU$580,260,484.00n/a-4.7x1.7x
Sat, 02 Oct 2021AU$2.7bAU$1.6b-AU$578,993,205.0073.3x-4.6x1.7x
Mon, 30 Aug 2021AU$2.3bAU$1.6b-AU$579,800,401.00n/a-4.1x1.5x
Tue, 06 Jul 2021AU$2.5bAU$1.6b-AU$579,800,401.00n/a-4.3x1.5x
Fri, 09 Apr 2021AU$2.8bAU$1.6b-AU$589,336,580.00n/a-4.7x1.7x
Thu, 31 Dec 2020AU$2.2bAU$1.6b-AU$598,872,759.00n/a-3.7x1.4x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: AU$1.9bTotal Earnings: -AU$603,577,261.00Total Revenue: AU$1.6bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Australian Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 62.1x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Australian Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.0x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 0.60x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals industry have improved over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 30% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently losses are decreasing too.

Industry Comparison

How does Australian Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals compare with similar industries?

AU Market-0.99%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals-6.63%
Industrial Gases0%
Commodity Chemicals-0.98%
Specialty Chemicals-3.13%
Diversified Chemicals-4.23%
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
HFR Highfield ResourcesAU$0.3514.8%
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