Corporate profits in Australia rose 0.8 percent to an all-time high of AUD 90.06 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018, the smallest increase since Q3 2017 and below market consensus of 3 percent growth. By industry, profit growth slowed sharply for: electricity, gas, water & waste services (3.7 pct vs 8.2 pct in Q3); construction (1.6 pct vs 10.4 pct); and accommodation & food services (10 pct vs 16.3 pct). In addition, profits fell for: manufacturing (-3.6 pct vs -4.5 pct); wholesale trade (-3.4 pct vs -5.3 pct); retail trade (-0.8 pct vs -4.3 pct); information media & telecommunications (-7.8 pct vs 1 pct); financial & insurance services (-26.6 pct vs -1.9 pct); rental, hiring & real estate (-1.3 pct vs -0.2 pct); administrative & support services (-13.7 pct vs 2.7 pct); and arts & recreation services (-5.2 pct vs 10.2 pct). Corporate Profits in Australia averaged 44899.33 AUD Million from 1994 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 90060 AUD Million in the fourth 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
2018-06-04 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 0.8% 1.2% 3% 2.3%


Australia Business Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Business Confidence 2.00 4.00 21.00 -30.00 Index Points [+]
Manufacturing PMI 54.00 52.50 62.50 29.47 [+]
Services PMI 44.50 44.30 63.00 32.50 Index Points [+]
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 80.87 81.45 84.62 78.24 percent [+]
New Orders 34.00 31.00 49.00 -37.00 Index Points [+]
Changes in Inventories 685.00 -9.00 4159.00 -3848.00 AUD Million [+]
Bankruptcies 470.00 564.00 1123.00 217.00 Companies [+]
Corporate Profits 90060.00 89305.00 90060.00 12032.00 AUD Million [+]
Total Vehicle Sales 87528.00 93860.00 130300.00 48099.00 [+]
Car Registrations 14078.61 13815.11 14078.61 3990.94 Thousand [+]
Leading Economic Index 0.00 0.10 0.54 -1.10 percent [+]
Small Business Sentiment -1.12 -4.01 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 2.00 0.00 15.60 -8.60 percent [+]
Mining Production 6.10 6.30 25.20 -16.90 percent [+]
Steel Production 467.88 449.34 819.00 238.00 Thousand Tonnes [+]
Corruption Index 77.00 77.00 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 49.70 51.50 58.30 49.70 Index Points [+]
Business Inventories -0.20 -0.10 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 March of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
90060.00 89305.00 90060.00 12032.00 1994 - 2018 AUD Million Quarterly
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Germany 193.03 Dec/18


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