Australia Corporate Profits  1994-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar

Corporate profits in Australia declined by 4.5 percent quarter-on-quarter to 78.69 AUD billion in the June quarter of 2017, following a downwardly revised 5.8 percent rise in Q1 while market expected a 4.0 percent drop. It was the first fall in corporate profits since Q1 2016, as profits decreased for most sectors: mining (-11.5 pct vs 11.0 pct in Q1); construction (-1.0 pct vs 1.3 pct); wholesale trade (-3.1 pct vs 1.1 pct); retail trade (-0.5 pct vs 3.2 pct); transport & warehousing (-2.4 pct vs 0.9 pct) and rental & real estate -4.0 pct vs 8.3 pct). In contrast, profits rose in manufacturing (1.6 pct vs 3.2 pct); electricity & utilities (4.5 pct vs 6.0 pct); accommodation (3.0 pct vs -11.0 pct); financial and insurance services (14.1 pct vs 1.5 pct) and other services (58.0 pct vs -26.8 pct). Through the year to Q2, corporate profit surged 21.2 percent. Corporate Profits in Australia averaged 42226.63 AUD Million from 1994 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 82421 AUD Million in the first quarter of 2017 and a record low of 12032 AUD Million in the first quarter of 1995.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-02-27 12:30 AM Company Gross Profits QoQ 20.1% 1.5% 8%
2017-06-05 01:30 AM Company Gross Profits QoQ 6.0% 20.1% 4.5%
2017-09-04 01:30 AM Company Gross Profits QoQ -4.5% 5.8% -4%
2017-12-04 12:30 AM Company Gross Profits QoQ -4.5%


Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 8.00 7.00 20.00 -30.00 [+]
Services PMI 51.40 52.10 57.70 39.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 51.10 54.20 62.13 30.86 [+]
Industrial Production 0.70 -0.50 12.40 -7.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.80 0.30 5.10 -7.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.40 -2.00 8.70 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.73 81.92 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 38.00 39.00 47.00 -37.00 [+]
Changes in Inventories -419.00 1928.00 4095.00 -3956.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 741.00 719.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 78688.00 82421.00 82421.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 98922.00 98919.00 101882.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Production 10499.00 12220.00 39306.00 6139.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 14078.61 13815.11 14078.61 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.13 0.14 0.54 -1.08 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment 7.65 -2.81 18.71 -21.10 [+]
Internet Speed 11063.10 10098.33 11063.10 1922.87 KBps [+]
IP Addresses 9859878.00 9310525.00 13859005.00 5227461.00 IP [+]
Private Investment 0.80 0.90 15.60 -8.10 percent [+]
Mining Production 2.90 1.40 25.40 -16.80 percent [+]
Steel Production 427.34 461.27 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.19 5.19 5.20 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 21.00 22.00 22.00 15.00 [+]
Business Inventories -0.40 1.10 2.80 -2.80 percent [+]
Corruption Index 79.00 79.00 88.60 79.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 13.00 13.00 13.00 7.00 [+]
Ease of Doing Business 14.00 15.00 15.00 9.00 [+]


Australia Corporate Profits

In Australia, corporate profits refers to the net operating profit or loss before income tax and extraordinary items and is net of capital profits or losses arising from the sale of businesses' own capital goods and dividends received. This page provides the latest reported value for - Australia Corporate Profits - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Australia Corporate Profits - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on November of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
78688.00 82421.00 82421.00 12032.00 1994 - 2017 AUD Million Quarterly
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