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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 0.00$0Metals & Mining1885
2 SOL WHSP 0.00$10,157,635,665Energy1903
3 ALQ ALS Global 0.00$0Industrials1952
4 STO Santos 0.00$0Energy1954
5 APE AP Eagers 0.00$0Consumer Discretionary1957
6 ORG Origin Energy 0.00$0Energy1961
7 AWC Alumina 0.00$0Metals & Mining1961
8 ORI Orica 0.00$0Materials1961
9 CSR CSR 11.60$2,494,717,208Materials1962
10 ABC Adbri 11.11$1,204,097,839Materials1962
11 GUD GUD 36.64$1,182,106,499Consumer Discretionary1962
12 BKW Brickworks 0.00$0Materials1962
13 HIL Hills Australia 0.00$0Information Technology1962
14 ILU Iluka Resources 0.00$0Metals & Mining1962
15 MCP McPherson's 0.00$0Consumer Staples1962
16 RIO Rio Tinto 7.99$46,958,851,324Metals & Mining1962
17 ARG Argo Investments 0.00$0Not Applic1963
18 CYG Coventry Group Limited 19.62$97,897,230Industrials1966
19 SBM St Barbara 0.00$571,579,152Metals & Mining1969
20 AMC Amcor 0.00$0Materials1969
21 OZL OZ Minerals 0.00$0Metals & Mining1970
22 CIN Carlton Investments 0.00$0Not Applic1970
23 KOV Korvest 8.06$92,305,546Industrials1970
24 COO Corum Health 87.50$20,908,363Information Technology1971
25 LSA Lachlan Star Limited 0.00$17,147,165Metals & Mining1971
26 GML Gateway Mining Limited 0.00$15,368,745Metals & Mining1971
27 WHF Whitefield 31.88$579,928,828Not Applic1971
28 BOQ BOQ 10.55$4,534,770,820Financials1971
29 HNG Hancock & Gore Ltd 0.00$0Industrials1971
30 BPT Beach Energy 7.12$3,570,287,172Energy1972
31 CMW Cromwell 7.26$1,898,678,357Real Estate1973
32 REH Reece 0.00$0Industrials1974
33 SFC Schaffer 0.00$0Consumer Discretionary1974
34 AKG Academies Australasia Group Limited 0.00$53,708,859Consumer Discretionary1977
35 SHV Select Harvest 0.00$0Consumer Staples1978
36 RSG Resolute Mining 0.00$0Metals & Mining1979
37 ALK Alkane Resources 0.00$0Metals & Mining1980
38 ERA Energy Resources Of Australia Limited 0.00$0Energy1980
39 ALD AMPOL 0.00$0Energy1980
40 HZN Horizon Oil 0.00$0Energy1981
41 ELD Elders 0.00$0Consumer Staples1981
42 ARA Ariadne 0.00$0Industrials1982
43 MAH Macmahon 0.00$0Metals & Mining1983
44 SEN Senetas 0.00$0Information Technology1984
45 CVN Carnarvon 0.00$0Energy1984
46 EEG Empire Energy 0.00$0Energy1984
47 WES Wesfarmers 23.74$55,976,936,055Consumer Discretionary1984
48 BOT Botanix Pharmaceuticals 0.00$0Health Care1985
49 CYM Cyprium Metals Limited 0.00$98,576,771Metals & Mining1985
50 BKL Blackmores 0.00$0Consumer Staples1985
51 CVC Cvc Limited 38.24$233,648,188Financials1985
52 EQT Equity Trustees 0.00$0Financials1985
53 RND Rand Mining Limited 7.63$81,332,624Metals & Mining1985
54 DSE Dropsuite 0.00$0Information Technology1985
55 ARE Argonaut Resources Nl 0.00$0Metals & Mining1986
56 ECS ECS Botanics 0.00$0Health Care1986
57 GRR Grange Resources 0.00$0Metals & Mining1986
58 LYC Lynas 0.00$0Metals & Mining1986
59 BCC Beam Communications Holdings Limited 0.00$24,198,138Information Technology1986
60 AAR Anglo Australian 0.00$0Metals & Mining1986
61 CAA Capral Limited 0.00$0Metals & Mining1986
62 GED Golden Deeps Limited. 0.00$11,552,267Metals & Mining1986
63 ADX Adx Energy Ltd 0.00$24,631,875Energy1987
64 RRL Regis Resources 0.00$0Metals & Mining1987
65 KSN Kingston Resources 0.00$49,878,439Metals & Mining1987
66 RDN Raiden Resources Limited 0.00$8,272,912Metals & Mining1987
67 EQX Equatorial Resources Limited 0.00$0Metals & Mining1987
68 PNR Pantoro 0.00$0Metals & Mining1987
69 MAN Mandrake Resources 0.00$0Metals & Mining1987
70 NCM Newcrest 15.29$20,510,617,465Metals & Mining1987
71 NVA Nova Minerals 0.00$0Metals & Mining1987
72 KNM Kneomedia Limited 0.00$17,599,209Communication Services1987
73 ARB ARB 0.00$0Consumer Discretionary1987
74 GTG Genetic Technologies 0.00$27,701,895Health Care1987
75 SNL Supply Network Limited 0.00$0Consumer Discretionary1987
76 IMD IMDEX 0.00$0Metals & Mining1987
77 PAC Pacific Current Group 0.00$0Financials1987
78 CT1 Constellation Technologies 0.00$0Information Technology1987
79 EYE Nova Eye 0.00$0Health Care1987
80 RHT Resonance Health 0.00$0Health Care1987
81 CLX Cti Logistics Limited 10.47$166,983,311Industrials1987
82 ADS Adslot 0.00$17,634,787Information Technology1987
83 CLA Celsius Resources Limited. 0.00$0Metals & Mining1988
84 KCN Kingsgate 0.00$408,336,236Metals & Mining1988
85 IMM Immutep 0.00$0Health Care1988
86 ZNO Zoono 0.00$0Materials1988
87 NUF Nufarm 0.00$0Materials1988
88 EWC Energy World Corporation Ltd 0.00$0Utilities1988
89 TSL Titanium Sands Limited 0.00$0Metals & Mining1988
90 CTM Centaurus Metals 0.00$0Metals & Mining1989
91 OEC Orbital UAV 0.00$0Industrials1989
92 DCC DigitalX 0.00$0Information Technology1989
93 WZR Wisr 0.00$90,865,717Financials1989
94 WAT Waterco 12.23$141,002,916Consumer Discretionary1989
95 WNR Wingara Ag Ltd 0.00$11,410,263Consumer Staples1990
96 SFG Seafarms Group 0.00$0Consumer Staples1990
97 DOW Downer Group 0.00$0Industrials1990
98 IDT IDT Australia 0.00$0Health Care1991
99 OPT Opthea 0.00$0Health Care1991
100 SPK Spark NZ 24.35$9,009,918,912Communication Services1991