• Service: Audit, Financial Statement Audit, Financial Reporting & Accounting Standards, Accounting Advisory Services
  • Type: Survey report
  • Date: 7/04/2014

ASX50 financial reporting insights

Analysis of the financial results of the top 50 companies listed on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX).

ASX50 financial reporting insights: July-December 2013 

KPMG has analysed the financial reports of the ASX50 through the latest reporting season (1 July 2013 to 31 December 2013).
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The report provides review and analysis of financial performance of the ASX50 group of companies as an indicator of the economy in general.


Key insights

  • Reported non-statutory profit measures for the 12 months to December 2013 exceed the statutory figures by 23 percent.
  • Reported statutory and non-statutory profit before tax indicates that the annual performance of the ASX50 group as a whole has improved on 2012 but the result is mixed across sectors.
  • Annual impairment charges for the ASX50 group have decreased by 33 percent.
  • Receivables impairment charges were 27 percent lower than any of the other 5 years in the survey with a low interest rate environment likely to have been a key factor.

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