Australia Stock Market Valuations and Expected Future Returns

Updated at Tue, 26 Jul 2016 20:30:14 -0500
Country: Australia (updated daily) check out Global Overview for detailed methodology.

Ratio of total market cap over GDP: Maximum - 229%; Minimum - 94%; current - 108%
Expected future annual return: 13.9%

ETF Used for dividend yield: EWA (Yield=3.69%)
Market Index used: S&P/ASX 300
Current Annual GDP: $1,675 billion US dollars or 1,790 in billions of national currency (GDP in Local Current Prices Annual Growth=5.83%)
Data since year 2000


Australia Historical GDP Growth

Historical GDP of Australia in billions of national currency. The GDP in local current prices has grown at the annual rate of 5.83% over the past 8 years. Please note this growth rate includes the effect of price inflation and it is NOT the real GDP growth rate. Current Annual GDP: $1,675 billion US dollars or 1,790 in billions of national currency.

Australia GDP (Billion, National Currency)

Historical Stock Market Cap

Historical total market of Australia in billions of national currency. This value is normalized using the data published by WorldBank. S&P/ASX 300 is used for the normalization. The S&P/ASX 300 provides up to an additional 100 small cap stocks to the S&P/ASX 200. Index constituents are drawn from eligible companies listed on the Australian Stock Exchange.

Australia Total Market Cap (Billion, National Currency)

Historical Ratio of Total Market Cap over GDP (%)

The current ratio of total market cap over GDP for Australia is 108%. The historical high was 229%; the historical low was 94%. If we assume that the ratio will reverse to the historical mean of 144% over the next 8 years, the contribution to expected annual return is 4.41%. This is the detailed historical chart of the ratio.

Australia Ratio of Total Market Cap over GDP (%)

Conclusion

The stock market of Australia is expected to return 13.9% a year for the coming years. This is from the contribution of economic growth in local current prices: 5.83%, Dividend Yield: 3.69% and valuation reverse to the mean 4.41%.

This is the projected return of the stock market in Australia relative to other countries. Click on each bar in the chart to go to other countries:


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