Best performing stocks on the ASX in 2022 (Updated monthly)

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The list below is of the best performing stocks on the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) updated monthly.

Only stocks with market capitalisations of more than $500 million are included.


Adbri Limited (ABC.AU)

Adbri Limited manufactures, imports, distributes, and markets construction materials in Australia. The company operates in two segments, Cement, Lime, Concrete and Aggregates; and Concrete Products.
  • Market cap: A$1.828 billion
  • YTD performance: -16.11%
  • 1-year performance: 0.72%
  • 5-year performance: 53.14%
  • P/E ratio: 15.0811
  • Headquarters: Australia

AGL Energy Limited (AGL.AU)

AGL Energy Limited supplies energy and other services to residential, small and large businesses, and wholesale customers in Australia. It operates in three segments: Customer Markets, Integrated Energy, and Investments.
  • Market cap: A$4.919 billion
  • YTD performance: -56.5%
  • 1-year performance: 2.16%
  • 5-year performance: 2.16%
  • P/E ratio: N/A
  • Headquarters: Australia

Air New Zealand Limited (AIZ.AU)

Air New Zealand Limited provides passenger and cargo transportation services on scheduled airlines primarily in New Zealand, Australia, the Pacific Islands, the United Kingdom, Europe, Asia, and the United States. The company also offers ground handling services; engineering and maintenance services, including aircraft and component maintenance, repair, and overhaul services; aviation services; and aircraft leasing and financing services.
  • Market cap: A$3.187 billion
  • YTD performance: -14.71%
  • 1-year performance: 4.03%
  • 5-year performance: 73.18%
  • P/E ratio: N/A
  • Headquarters: Australia

ALS Limited (ALQ.AU)

ALS Limited provides professional technical services primarily in the areas of testing, measurement, and inspection in Africa, Asia/Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, North Africa, and the Americas. The company operates through three segments: Commodities, Life Sciences, and Industrial.
  • Market cap: A$6.202 billion
  • YTD performance: 43.2%
  • 1-year performance: 48.72%
  • 5-year performance: 201.96%
  • P/E ratio: 34.837
  • Headquarters: Australia

Altium Limited (ALU.AU)

Altium Limited develops and sells computer software for the design of electronic products in the United States and internationally. It operates through Board and Systems; Microcontrollers and Embedded Systems; and Nexar segments.
  • Market cap: A$5.212 billion
  • YTD performance: 16.11%
  • 1-year performance: 65.84%
  • 5-year performance: 457.43%
  • P/E ratio: 35.4562
  • Headquarters: Australia

Alumina Limited (AWC.AU)

Alumina Limited, through its 40% interest in Alcoa World Alumina and Chemicals, engages in bauxite mining, alumina refining, and aluminum smelting businesses. The company has a network of bauxite mines and alumina refineries in Australia, Guinea, Brazil, and Spain, and Saudi Arabia; and a 55% interest in the Portland aluminium smelter in Victoria, Australia.
  • Market cap: A$5.947 billion
  • YTD performance: 0.82%
  • 1-year performance: 21.72%
  • 5-year performance: 38.58%
  • P/E ratio: 33.0645
  • Headquarters: Australia

Amcor plc (AMC.AU)

Amcor plc develops, produces, and sells packaging products for food, beverage, pharmaceutical, medical, home- and personal-care, and other products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Flexibles and Rigid Packaging.
  • Market cap: A$25.942 billion
  • YTD performance: 0.86%
  • 1-year performance: 7.93%
  • 5-year performance: 55.52%
  • P/E ratio: 20.2878
  • Headquarters: Australia

AMP Limited (AMP.AU)

AMP Limited operates as a wealth management company in Australia and internationally. The company offers financial advice and platform administration services, unit linked superannuation products, and retirement income and managed investment products for individuals; and residential mortgages, residential and investment property home loans, deposits, transaction banking services, SMSF products, and loans to AMP-aligned financial adviser practices through digital, online, and phone channels, as well as through financial advisers and home loan brokers.
  • Market cap: A$3.12 billion
  • YTD performance: -35.89%
  • 1-year performance: 10.5%
  • 5-year performance: 10.5%
  • P/E ratio: 28.0882
  • Headquarters: Australia

Ampol Limited (ALD.AU)

Ampol Limited engages in purchasing, refining, and distributing petroleum products in Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, and the United States. The company operates through Convenience Retail, and Fuels and Infrastructure segments.
  • Market cap: A$7.3 billion
  • YTD performance: 8.4%
  • 1-year performance: 31.96%
  • 5-year performance: 62.48%
  • P/E ratio: 15.9781
  • Headquarters: Australia

AngloGold Ashanti Limited (AGG.AU)

AngloGold Ashanti Limited operates as a gold mining company. It also produces gold, silver, uranium, and sulphuric acid; and dóre bars.
  • Market cap: A$11.728 billion
  • YTD performance: -6.27%
  • 1-year performance: 41.65%
  • 5-year performance: 184%
  • P/E ratio: 1.9273
  • Headquarters: Australia

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