Top 30 companies of Australia in the ASX index 2019

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The largest companies of Australia greatly impact the country’s economy and the dynamism of the region and beyond. Here are the thirty largest companies in the Australian Securities Exchange detailed with their activities, logos and useful links.

ASX logo欧洲杯投注In Australia, companies are publicly incorporated as public limited companies to get publicly listed in the Australian Securities Exchange – ASX. Even though they have to comply with the regulations of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, getting listed allows companies to gain access to capital from investors in exchange for a stake in the company’s stock.

The S&P/ASX 200 Index

To easily grasp the fluctuations of the Australian economy and its stock market, the stocks of 200 companies are aggregated in the S&P/ASX 200 Index, which is widely considered as the benchmark index of Australia. It represents around 82% of the total market capitalization on the Australian Securities Exchange.

For the complete list of the top 200 Australian companies that constitute the S&P/ASX 200 index, and much more information on each company, check our Top 200 Australian Companies Spreadsheet.

Evolution of the ASX 200 over 5 years
Evolution of the ASX 200 over 5 years (Image: Google Finance)

欧洲杯投注The real-time quotation of the ASX 200 index can be followed with convenient graphical tools from a number of sources, including Google Finance, Yahoo Finance, Bloomberg, etc.

Note that this post is part of a series:

List of the 30 largest companies of the ASX by market capitalization

To help you learn more about Australian corporations, the 30 largest companies in the Australian Securities Exchange, and the ASX 200 index, are listed hereafter. Each company is presented with information on its sector, operations, market capitalization, a direct link to its website, logo and stock symbol.

Companies are ranked by market capitalization in Australian Dollars as of the effective close of Thursday, August 1, 2019.

Quick links to the 30 largest publicly listed companies in the Australian Securities Exchange

To facilitate your browsing in this long list, here are quick links to go directly to the details of any of the top 30 ASX companies.

欧洲杯投注 – Market Cap.: A$ 14.4 Billion – Stock Symbol: DXS

– Market Cap.: A$ 14.7 Billion – Stock Symbol: RHC

欧洲杯投注 – Market Cap.: A$ 15.1 Billion – Stock Symbol: STO

– Market Cap.: A$ 15.7 Billion – Stock Symbol: S32

– Market Cap.: A$ 16.4 Billion – Stock Symbol: QBE

– Market Cap.: A$ 17.1 Billion – Stock Symbol: AMC

– Market Cap.: A$ 17.2 Billion – Stock Symbol: ASX

– Market Cap.: A$ 17.5 Billion – Stock Symbol: SUN

– Market Cap.: A$ 18.9 Billion – Stock Symbol: SYD

– Market Cap.: A$ 18.9 Billion – Stock Symbol: COL

– Market Cap.: A$ 19.6 Billion – Stock Symbol: ALL

  – Market Cap.: A$ 19.9 Billion – Stock Symbol: IAG

  – Market Cap.: A$ 20.8 Billion – Stock Symbol: BXB

– Market Cap.: A$ 21.2 Billion – Stock Symbol: SCG

– Market Cap.: A$ 25.6 Billion – Stock Symbol: FMG

– Market Cap.: A$ 26.9 Billion – Stock Symbol: GMG

– Market Cap.: A$ 27.3 Billion – Stock Symbol: NCM

  – Market Cap.: A$ 32.5 Billion – Stock Symbol: WPL

12. Rio Tinto Limited

Rio Tinto logoSector: Mining

Rio Tinto Limited is the Australian arm of the Anglo-Australian multinational metals and mining corporation that is also listed on the London Stock Exchange and a top constituent of the FTSE index. Founded in 1873, Rio Tinto has evolved to become a leader in the extraction of minerals, especially aluminium, iron ore, copper, uranium and diamonds, and developed operations in refining, particularly for bauxite and iron ore. With a global presence, Rio Tinto is primarily operating in Australia and Canada.

Website:   – Market Cap.: A$ 36.7 Billion – Stock Symbol: RIO

欧洲杯投注  – Market Cap.: A$ 41.6 Billion – Stock Symbol: TCL

  – Market Cap.: A$ 43.8 Billion – Stock Symbol: MQG

  – Market Cap.: A$ 44.4 Billion – Stock Symbol: WES

  – Market Cap.: A$ 44.8 Billion – Stock Symbol: WOW

欧洲杯投注  – Market Cap.: A$ 47.2 Billion – Stock Symbol: TLS

欧洲杯投注  – Market Cap.: A$ 79.1 Billion – Stock Symbol: ANZ

  – Market Cap.: A$ 82.2 Billion – Stock Symbol: NAB

  – Market Cap.: A$ 100 Billion – Stock Symbol: WBC

欧洲杯投注  – Market Cap.: A$ 104 Billion – Stock Symbol: CSL

2. BHP Group Limited

BHP Group logoSector: Mining

BHP Group Limited is the Australian part of the Anglo-Australian multinational mining, metals and petroleum corporation that is also listed on the London Stock Exchange and a top constituent of the FTSE index. BHP is involved in the exploration, production and processing of minerals, especially coal, iron ore, copper and manganese ore, and the exploration, production and refining of hydrocarbons.

Website:   – Market Cap.: A$ 120.1 Billion – Stock Symbol: BHP

  – Market Cap.: A$ 145.7 Billion – Stock Symbol: CBA

Here are the 30 largest public companies of Australia. Do you think they are worth their market capitalization? Are their stocks a good investment right now? Do they have too much economic power… and maybe political power too?

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