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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 26.67$150,238,421,196Metals & Mining1885
2 SOL WHSP 7.32$7,110,041,004Energy1903
3 ALQ ALS Global 84.83$5,210,198,305Industrials1952
4 STO Santos 0.00$14,206,510,400Energy1954
5 APE AP Eagers 24.22$3,584,216,829Consumer Discretionary1957
6 ORG Origin Energy 0.00$6,921,559,509Energy1961
7 AWC Alumina 27.11$5,223,026,551Metals & Mining1961
8 ORI Orica 31.55$5,456,836,076Materials1961
9 NAB National Australia Bank 19.96$88,435,544,124Financials1962
10 CSR CSR 20.47$2,868,612,206Materials1962
11 MLT Milton Corporation 38.91$3,323,955,695Not Applic1962
12 ABC Adbri 23.40$2,179,776,034Materials1962
13 LLC Lendlease 0.00$8,283,684,179Real Estate1962
14 GUD GUD 23.76$1,213,051,885Consumer Discretionary1962
15 BKW Brickworks 10.21$3,180,494,990Materials1962
16 HIL Hills Australia 0.00$32,477,974Information Technology1962
17 ILU Iluka Resources 1.52$3,666,118,933Metals & Mining1962
18 MCP McPherson's 104.62$174,628,706Consumer Staples1962
19 EVT Event Hospitality and Entertainment 0.00$2,006,884,236Communication Services1962
20 AFI AFIC 50.78$9,095,234,063Not Applic1962
21 GOW Gowing Bros 18.73$115,875,878Financials1962
22 RIO Rio Tinto 16.65$48,272,956,729Metals & Mining1962
23 CIM CIMIC Group 9.70$5,886,612,768Industrials1962
24 ARG Argo Investments 42.83$6,365,918,235Not Applic1963
25 PPT Perpetual Limited 0.00$0Financials1964
26 CYG Coventry Group Limited 0.00$125,565,964Industrials1966
27 SBM St Barbara 11.04$1,416,047,578Metals & Mining1969
28 AMC Amcor 23.06$24,252,403,072Materials1969
29 ANZ ANZ Bank 15.43$77,028,816,526Financials1969
30 OZL OZ Minerals 40.41$8,758,440,111Metals & Mining1970
31 FAU First Au Limited 0.00$11,063,318Metals & Mining1970
32 CIN Carlton Investments 31.37$759,823,173Not Applic1970
33 WBC Westpac 20.86$95,676,874,353Financials1970
34 KOV Korvest 11.22$53,307,945Industrials1970
35 TNG TNG 0.00$114,953,728Metals & Mining1971
36 GPT Gpt 0.00$8,999,433,440Real Estate1971
37 EM1 Emerge Gaming Limited 0.00$29,152,107Communication Services1971
38 HWK Hawkstone Mining 0.00$57,256,266Metals & Mining1971
39 COO Corum Health 24.72$53,111,354Information Technology1971
40 LSA Lachlan Star Limited 0.00$30,516,305Metals & Mining1971
41 ONX Orminex Ltd 0.00$29,585,130Metals & Mining1971
42 KPO Kalina Power 0.00$43,457,934Utilities1971
43 GML Gateway Mining Limited 0.00$49,494,526Metals & Mining1971
44 WHF Whitefield 50.62$560,457,305Not Applic1971
45 EZL Euroz Limited 20.48$316,739,674Financials1971
46 BOQ BOQ 23.39$5,730,080,975Financials1971
47 HNG Hgl Limited 0.00$29,838,140Industrials1971
48 KSC K & S Corporation Limited 7.94$203,480,984Industrials1971
49 WPL Woodside Energy 0.00$21,574,553,648Energy1971
50 JIN Oz Lotteries 31.97$788,103,313Consumer Discretionary1972
51 BPT Beach Energy 8.32$2,920,107,080Energy1972
52 CMW Cromwell 23.74$2,342,636,254Real Estate1973
53 KAI Kairos Minerals 0.00$50,293,228Metals & Mining1973
54 QBE QBE Insurance 0.00$15,607,234,834Financials1973
55 REH Reece 51.91$13,210,376,501Industrials1974
56 OSH Oil Search 0.00$7,729,604,470Energy1974
57 EMB Embelton Limited 12.08$24,815,356Industrials1974
58 SFC Schaffer 8.94$292,823,768Consumer Discretionary1974
59 SSL Sietel Limited 30.67$54,050,483Real Estate1974
60 CXZ Connexion Telematics Ltd 6.90$12,762,394Information Technology1974
61 AUI AUI 37.94$1,170,835,462Not Applic1974
62 MGX Mount Gibson Iron 10.08$1,174,058,006Metals & Mining1976
63 AKG Academies Australasia Group Limited 12.08$37,008,195Consumer Discretionary1977
64 SHV Select Harvest 23.69$740,582,119Consumer Staples1978
65 RSG Resolute Mining 25.95$640,257,769Metals & Mining1979
66 GUL Gullewa Limited 7.41$15,684,087Metals & Mining1980
67 ALK Alkane Resources 12.88$503,103,536Metals & Mining1980
68 ERA Energy Resources Of Australia Limited 0.00$0Energy1980
69 JRV Jervois Mining 0.00$336,962,233Metals & Mining1980
70 ALD AMPOL 0.00$6,212,535,721Energy1980
71 HZN Horizon Oil 7.48$114,146,324Energy1981
72 ELD Elders 14.77$1,843,409,557Consumer Staples1981
73 MRC Mineral Commodities Ltd 5.28$98,091,938Metals & Mining1981
74 ARA Ariadne 0.00$102,046,027Industrials1982
75 PLL Piedmont Lithium 0.00$0Metals & Mining1983
76 MAH Macmahon 5.31$441,772,093Metals & Mining1983
77 SEN Senetas 0.00$50,861,011Information Technology1984
78 SXY Senex 0.00$537,803,088Energy1984
79 CVN Carnarvon 0.00$414,825,678Energy1984
80 CIO Connected IO 0.00$3,731,558Information Technology1984
81 EEG Empire Energy 0.00$125,324,980Energy1984
82 PRT Prime Media 7.06$87,919,273Communication Services1984
83 WES Wesfarmers 33.04$62,168,460,469Consumer Discretionary1984
84 BOT Botanix Pharmaceuticals 0.00$78,824,508Health Care1985
85 CYM Cyprium Metals Limited 0.00$164,570,764Metals & Mining1985
86 EVZ Evz Limited 5.49$12,975,759Industrials1985
87 BKL Blackmores 68.49$1,270,571,702Consumer Staples1985
88 CVC Cvc Limited 13.25$221,965,779Financials1985
89 EQT Equity Trustees 28.64$506,648,622Financials1985
90 RND Rand Mining Limited 9.92$81,048,244Metals & Mining1985
91 ANN Ansell 19.21$5,276,596,645Health Care1985
92 MEY Marenica Energy Ltd 0.00$54,046,580Energy1985
93 SDI SDI 19.24$102,224,356Health Care1985
94 FNP Freedom Foods 0.00$115,000,367Consumer Staples1985
95 DSE Dropsuite 0.00$111,640,181Information Technology1985
96 BEN Bendigo and Adelaide Bank 19.06$5,476,947,906Financials1985
97 DYL Deep Yellow 71.54$273,136,093Energy1985
98 ARE Argonaut Resources Nl 0.00$29,128,714Metals & Mining1986
99 FAR FAR 0.00$-1Energy1986
100 ECS ECS Botanics 0.00$35,376,741Health Care1986