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Australian (ASX) Consumer Discretionary Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.5%
  • 3M-1.1%
  • 1Y19.6%
  • YTD18.2%

Over the last 7 days, the Consumer Discretionary industry has dropped 2.5%, driven by a pullback from Wesfarmers of 3.9%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 20%.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the Australian Consumer Discretionary Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Tue, 30 Nov 2021AU$219.5bAU$105.5bAU$6.1b16.9x
Thu, 28 Oct 2021AU$224.2bAU$104.8bAU$5.7b16.6x
Sat, 25 Sep 2021AU$222.0bAU$106.0bAU$5.7b15.4x
Mon, 23 Aug 2021AU$225.8bAU$105.7bAU$5.5b15.8x
Sat, 10 Jul 2021AU$215.6bAU$105.0bAU$5.4b17x
Fri, 02 Apr 2021AU$193.0bAU$100.7bAU$3.6b16.3x
Mon, 04 Jan 2021AU$178.3bAU$98.6bAU$1.8b21.1x
Thu, 08 Oct 2020AU$157.2bAU$93.5bAU$2.0b20.2x
Wed, 01 Jul 2020AU$139.6bAU$92.0bAU$2.1b22.8x
Sat, 04 Apr 2020AU$102.1bAU$93.8bAU$4.3b14.2x
Tue, 07 Jan 2020AU$152.0bAU$93.6bAU$5.9b19.7x
Mon, 30 Sep 2019AU$147.7bAU$90.6bAU$5.7b20.7x
Thu, 04 Jul 2019AU$136.1bAU$89.1bAU$5.7b17.6x
Sun, 07 Apr 2019AU$129.0bAU$88.0bAU$5.7b17.2x
Wed, 09 Jan 2019AU$117.7bAU$86.9bAU$5.4b13.6x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: AU$120.9bTotal Earnings: AU$5.0bTotal Revenue: AU$84.8b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 18.7x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Consumer Discretionary industry have grown 6.2% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 7.6% per year. This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Australian Consumer Discretionary sector?

Auto Components-1.04%
General Merchanise and Department Stores-1.73%
Online Retail and Ecommerce-2.24%
Consumer Durables-2.31%
Specialty Stores-3.74%
Consumer Services-3.82%
Retail Distributors-4.25%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Online Retail and Ecommerce industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 59.9x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 36%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 42% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Luxury industry. Although, investor sentiment seems to have improved given its trading above its 3-year average of 4.1x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Auto industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 63% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 108% per year. Meanwhile, the Specialty Stores industry is expected to see its earnings growth to stay flat over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

DMP Domino's Pizza Enterprises3.7%+AU$404.1m56.0%n/a
CKF Collins Foods9.6%+AU$144.7m36.0%n/a
ARB ARB2.8%+AU$116.8m89.9%n/a
JIN Jumbo Interactive9.0%+AU$89.3m23.5%n/a
APE Eagers Automotive2.3%+AU$82.7m6.1%n/a
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