Corporate profits in Australia rose 1.9 percent on quarter to AUD 90.22 billion in the September quarter of 2018, slowing from an upwardly revised 2.4 percent advance in the previous period and missing market expectations of 2.8 percent. By industry, profit growth slowed sharply for both mining (3.4% vs 5.2% in Q2) and financial insurance services (1.3% vs 12.1%), while a slump in profits was recorded for: manufacturing (-5.1% vs 1.7%); wholesale trade (-1.1% vs 3.1%); retail trade (-2% vs 2.4%); transport, warehousing (-2.7% vs 3.9%); professional, scientific & technical services (-1% vs -3.8%); and other services (-8% vs 19.7%). In contrast, profits rose faster for rental & real estate (3.1% vs 2.3%) and administrative & support services (4.7% vs 4.3%); and rebounded for electricity, gas & utilities (7% vs -2.7%); construction (9.7% vs -2.8%); accommodation & food services (13.4% vs -3.8%); arts & recreation services (9.6% vs -0.6%); and information media & telecom (3% vs -6.7%). Corporate Profits in Australia averaged 44444.63 AUD Million from 1994 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 90221 AUD Million in the third quarter of 2018 and a record low of 12032 AUD Million in the first quarter of 1995.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-03-05 12:30 AM Company Gross Profits QoQ 2.2% -0.1% 1.6%
2018-06-04 01:30 AM Company Gross Profits QoQ 5.9% 2.8% 3%
2018-09-03 01:30 AM Company Gross Profits QoQ 2% 6.5% 1.3%
2018-12-03 12:30 AM Company Gross Profits QoQ 1.9% 2.4% 2.8%
2019-03-04 12:30 AM Company Gross Profits QoQ 1.9% 68900%
2019-06-04 01:30 AM Company Gross Profits QoQ
2019-09-03 01:30 AM Company Gross Profits QoQ


Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 3.00 5.00 21.00 -30.00 Index Points [+]
Services PMI 52.10 55.10 63.00 39.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 49.50 51.30 63.10 30.86 [+]
Industrial Production 2.80 4.30 12.60 -7.60 percent [+]
Industrial Production Mom -0.80 0.70 5.10 -7.00 percent [+]
Manufacturing Production -0.70 2.10 8.60 -11.80 percent [+]
Capacity Utilization 82.15 81.84 84.67 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 34.00 31.00 49.00 -37.00 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 47.00 1223.00 4159.00 -3845.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 705.00 742.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 90221.00 88576.00 90221.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 93860.00 90718.00 130300.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Registrations 14078.61 13815.11 14078.61 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index -0.22 -0.09 0.54 -1.10 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment -4.01 1.54 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 -0.50 -0.90 15.60 -8.40 percent [+]
Mining Production 6.10 6.30 25.20 -16.90 percent [+]
Steel Production 420.47 440.55 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 79.00 88.60 77.00 Points [+]
Corruption Rank 13.00 13.00 13.00 7.00 [+]
Competitiveness Index 78.85 78.17 78.85 5.08 Points [+]
Competitiveness Rank 14.00 15.00 22.00 14.00 [+]
Composite Pmi 52.40 52.90 58.30 52.00 Index Points [+]
Business Inventories 0.00 0.70 2.80 -2.80 percent [+]
Ease of Doing Business 18.00 14.00 18.00 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 January of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
90221.00 88576.00 90221.00 12032.00 1994 - 2018 AUD Million Quarterly
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Germany 192.30 Sep/18


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