Belgium Stock Market Valuations and Expected Future Returns

Updated at Wed, 04 May 2016 20:30:09 -0500
Country: Belgium (updated daily) check out Global Overview for detailed methodology.

Ratio of total market cap over GDP: Maximum - 242%; Minimum - 80%; current - 242%
Expected future annual return: %

ETF Used for dividend yield: EWK (Yield=%)
Market Index used: BEL20
Current Annual GDP: $507 billion US dollars or 370 in billions of national currency (GDP in Local Current Prices Annual Growth=%)
Data since year 2010
How to interpret the data: If we have less than 20 years of data, the history of the data is certainly too short for an accurate prediction of future returns. The current ratio of market cap over GDP in this page gives you an idea on where the market stands from historical perspective.

Belgium Historical GDP Growth

Historical GDP of Belgium in billions of national currency. The GDP in local current prices has grown at the annual rate of % 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: $507 billion US dollars or 370 in billions of national currency.

Belgium GDP (Billion, National Currency)

Historical Stock Market Cap

Historical total market of Belgium in billions of national currency. This value is normalized using the data published by WorldBank. BEL20 is used for the normalization. The BEL20 is a market value-weighted index for the 20 largest companies traded in Belgium.

Belgium Total Market Cap (Billion, National Currency)

Historical Ratio of Total Market Cap over GDP (%)

The current ratio of total market cap over GDP for Belgium is 242%. The historical high was 242%; the historical low was 80%. If we assume that the ratio will reverse to the historical mean of 117% over the next 8 years, the contribution to expected annual return is %. This is the detailed historical chart of the ratio.

Belgium Ratio of Total Market Cap over GDP (%)

Conclusion

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

The history of the data is probably too short for an accurate prediction of future returns. The current ratio of market cap over GDP in this page gives you an idea on where the market stands from historical perspective.

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


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