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100 Oldest Companies on the ASX

While the ASX was formed in 1987, some of the companies go all the way back to 1885. Displayed is the top 100 companies with earliest founding dates.
Note: Some of the companies have a 'founding date' while others have a 'listing date', so the table is not 100% comprehensive, but is generally correct.

Ordered by Oldest Companies

Rank Ticker Company Name PE Market Cap Sector Listed
1 BHP BHP 25.70$148,618,202,928Metals & Mining1885
2 SOL WHSP 7.51$7,129,192,630Energy1903
3 ALQ ALS Global 79.33$4,944,864,132Industrials1952
4 STO Santos 0.00$15,268,874,081Energy1954
5 APE AP Eagers 22.45$3,322,145,061Consumer Discretionary1957
6 ORG Origin Energy 0.00$8,224,855,702Energy1961
7 AWC Alumina 25.83$4,961,875,223Metals & Mining1961
8 ORI Orica 36.09$6,242,197,271Materials1961
9 NAB National Australia Bank 30.00$-1Financials1962
10 CSR CSR 23.08$2,732,705,029Materials1962
11 MLT Milton Corporation 37.02$3,187,791,148Not Applic1962
12 ABC Adbri 22.57$2,178,569,666Materials1962
13 BKW Brickworks 9.54$2,884,881,776Materials1962
14 HIL Hills Australia 0.00$35,957,757Information Technology1962
15 ILU Iluka Resources 1.30$3,183,455,698Metals & Mining1962
16 MCP McPherson's 91.92$157,936,256Consumer Staples1962
17 EVT Event Hospitality and Entertainment 0.00$1,869,868,044Communication Services1962
18 AFI AFIC 48.33$8,704,566,291Not Applic1962
19 LLC Lendlease 0.00$9,237,502,066Real Estate1962
20 GUD GUD 22.08$1,160,909,473Consumer Discretionary1962
21 GOW Gowing Bros 21.49$101,659,625Financials1962
22 RIO Rio Tinto 16.43$47,842,345,918Metals & Mining1962
23 CIM CIMIC Group 10.92$6,761,355,332Industrials1962
24 ARG Argo Investments 40.83$6,078,285,534Not Applic1963
25 PPT Perpetual Limited 25.83$1,789,075,067Financials1964
26 CYG Coventry Group Limited 116.67$92,711,787Industrials1966
27 SBM St Barbara 11.49$1,431,876,971Metals & Mining1969
28 AMC Amcor 21.13$22,508,097,908Materials1969
29 ANZ ANZ Bank 20.70$76,175,153,986Financials1969
30 OZL OZ Minerals 34.34$7,507,808,118Metals & Mining1970
31 CCL Coca-Cola 53.99$9,694,355,970Consumer Staples1970
32 FAU First Au Limited 0.00$10,427,439Metals & Mining1970
33 CIN Carlton Investments 29.78$737,319,699Not Applic1970
34 WBC Westpac 37.39$89,366,896,443Financials1970
35 KOV Korvest 10.26$49,834,976Industrials1970
36 TNG TNG 0.00$118,702,219Metals & Mining1971
37 GPT Gpt 0.00$8,395,575,352Real Estate1971
38 EM1 Emerge Gaming Limited 0.00$38,902,335Communication Services1971
39 ONX Orminex Ltd 0.00$20,012,733Metals & Mining1971
40 COO Corum Health 188.00$54,304,868Information Technology1971
41 LSA Lachlan Star Limited 0.00$32,765,130Metals & Mining1971
42 EZL Euroz Limited 18.71$283,501,560Financials1971
43 KPO Kalina Power 0.00$56,037,862Utilities1971
44 GML Gateway Mining Limited 0.00$57,109,068Metals & Mining1971
45 WHF Whitefield 47.44$522,900,888Not Applic1971
46 HNG Hgl Limited 0.00$22,828,636Industrials1971
47 BOQ BOQ 33.55$4,081,107,878Financials1971
48 KSC K & S Corporation Limited 6.98$179,011,752Industrials1971
49 WPL Woodside Energy 0.00$24,469,402,450Energy1971
50 JIN Oz Lotteries 34.19$866,164,260Consumer Discretionary1972
51 BPT Beach Energy 10.72$3,775,607,201Energy1972
52 CMW Cromwell 20.95$2,172,500,660Real Estate1973
53 KAI Kairos Minerals 0.00$50,284,960Metals & Mining1973
54 QBE QBE Insurance 0.00$14,002,625,023Financials1973
55 OSH Oil Search 0.00$8,997,093,375Energy1974
56 EMB Embelton Limited 12.08$24,815,356Industrials1974
57 SFC Schaffer 8.34$271,974,859Consumer Discretionary1974
58 SSL Sietel Limited 30.67$54,050,483Real Estate1974
59 CXZ Connexion Telematics Ltd 7.14$13,642,559Information Technology1974
60 AUI AUI 35.71$1,125,719,398Not Applic1974
61 MGX Mount Gibson Iron 9.01$1,079,184,632Metals & Mining1976
62 AKG Academies Australasia Group Limited 12.92$38,284,340Consumer Discretionary1977
63 SHV Select Harvest 20.23$645,604,867Consumer Staples1978
64 RSG Resolute Mining 0.00$712,010,795Metals & Mining1979
65 JRV Jervois Mining 0.00$417,191,336Metals & Mining1980
66 ALD AMPOL 0.00$6,055,256,336Energy1980
67 HZN Horizon Oil 0.00$115,876,333Energy1981
68 ELD Elders 14.07$1,755,851,512Consumer Staples1981
69 MRC Mineral Commodities Ltd 18.02$182,496,628Metals & Mining1981
70 ARA Ariadne 0.00$92,233,909Industrials1982
71 PLL Piedmont Lithium 0.00$1,089,997,898Metals & Mining1983
72 MAH Macmahon 5.70$474,096,880Metals & Mining1983
73 SEN Senetas 0.00$62,764,652Information Technology1984
74 SXY Senex 0.00$541,744,845Energy1984
75 CVN Carnarvon 0.00$438,306,377Energy1984
76 CIO Connected IO 0.00$4,451,560Information Technology1984
77 EEG Empire Energy 0.00$114,999,404Energy1984
78 PRT Prime Media 13.33$89,750,924Communication Services1984
79 WES Wesfarmers 29.67$57,179,563,404Consumer Discretionary1984
80 EVZ Evz Limited 5.28$12,495,175Industrials1985
81 CYM Cyprium Metals Limited 0.00$28,585,072Metals & Mining1985
82 BKL Blackmores 83.82$1,575,097,478Consumer Staples1985
83 CVC Cvc Limited 14.92$250,003,561Financials1985
84 EQT Equity Trustees 30.71$541,325,929Financials1985
85 RND Rand Mining Limited 0.00$95,636,075Metals & Mining1985
86 ANN Ansell 16.89$4,768,737,075Health Care1985
87 MEY Marenica Energy Ltd 0.00$29,662,862Energy1985
88 SDI SDI 17.90$95,092,424Health Care1985
89 FNP Freedom Foods 0.00$-1Consumer Staples1985
90 DSE Dropsuite 0.00$110,178,053Information Technology1985
91 BEN Bendigo and Adelaide Bank 17.93$5,373,976,316Financials1985
92 DYL Deep Yellow 52.10$212,014,712Energy1985
93 ARE Argonaut Resources Nl 0.00$43,693,072Metals & Mining1986
94 FAR FAR 0.00$-1Energy1986
95 ECS ECS Botanics 0.00$44,542,350Health Care1986
96 GRR Grange Resources 4.89$509,229,027Metals & Mining1986
97 TNR Torian Resources 0.00$-1Metals & Mining1986
98 HAW Hawthorn Resources 3.09$28,015,311Metals & Mining1986
99 PRX Prodigy Gold 0.00$24,386,359Metals & Mining1986
100 LYC Lynas 0.00$5,100,104,757Metals & Mining1986