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

Corporate profits in Australia rose 6.0 percent quarter-on-quarter to 82.63 AUD billion in the March quarter of 2017 from a 20.1 percent rise in Q4 2016 and beating market consensus of a 4.5 percent gain. It was the fourth straight quarter of rise, as profits increased for: information media and telecommunications (9.3 percent vs 4.5 percent in Q4); rental hiring and real estate (5.2 percent vs 10.5 percent) and professional, scientific and technical (5.6 percent vs 42.0 percent). Also, profits rebounded for: retail trade (4.9 percent vs -0.3 percent); transport, postal and warehousing (3.6 percent vs -1.2 percent), administrative services (15.8 percent vs -4.5 percent) and arts and recreation (13.7 percent vs -7.1 percent). In contrast, profits fell for: accommodation and food (-8.9 percent vs -15.2 percent), financial and insurance (-2.8 percent vs 122.6 percent) and other (-28.9 percent vs 20.7 percent). Year-on-year, corporate profit surged 39.7 percent. Corporate Profits in Australia averaged 41813.01 AUD Million from 1994 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 82628 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 Forecast (i)
2016-12-05 12:30 AM Q3 1.0% 6.5% 3%
2017-02-27 12:30 AM Q4 20.1% 1.5% 8%
2017-06-05 01:30 AM Q1 6.0% 20.1% 4.5%
2017-09-05 01:30 AM Q2 6.0%
2017-12-05 12:30 AM Q3


Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 12.00 9.00 20.00 -30.00 [+]
Services PMI 56.40 54.80 57.70 39.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 56.00 55.00 62.13 30.86 [+]
Industrial Production -0.70 0.50 12.40 -7.80 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom 0.39 0.90 5.10 -7.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -2.30 -1.90 8.70 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 81.93 81.88 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 39.00 42.00 47.00 -37.00 [+]
Changes in Inventories 2069.00 208.00 4095.00 -3952.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 792.00 590.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 82628.00 77943.00 82628.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 99911.00 101950.00 101950.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Production 11193.00 11140.00 39306.00 6139.00 Units [+]
Car Registrations 13815.11 13549.45 13815.11 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.12 -0.15 0.54 -1.07 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment -2.81 9.06 18.71 -21.10 [+]
Steel Production 448.77 431.68 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Private Investment 0.30 -1.00 15.60 -7.60 percent [+]
Mining Production 0.90 5.20 25.40 -16.80 percent [+]
Competitiveness Index 5.19 5.15 5.20 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 22.00 21.00 22.00 15.00 [+]
Business Inventories 1.20 0.00 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 15.00 13.00 15.00 9.00 [+]


Australia Corporate Profits Notes

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 August of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
82628.00 77943.00 82628.00 12032.00 1994 - 2017 AUD Million Quarterly
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