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Australian (ASX) Consumer Staples Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 01, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies72
  • 7D-0.6%
  • 3M-4.6%
  • 1Y-7.6%
  • YTD-8.2%

In the last week, Consumer Staples has been flat. Unfortunately though, the industry is down 7.6% over the past 12 months. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 6.5% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 01 Dec 2022AU$106.7bAU$156.5bAU$4.3b18.4x24.9x0.7x
Sat, 29 Oct 2022AU$103.1bAU$154.8bAU$4.3b18x23.9x0.7x
Mon, 26 Sep 2022AU$104.4bAU$154.8bAU$4.3b15.7x24.2x0.7x
Wed, 24 Aug 2022AU$113.9bAU$151.0bAU$4.2b16.1x27.4x0.8x
Fri, 22 Jul 2022AU$113.9bAU$150.8bAU$4.2b15.2x27.3x0.8x
Sun, 19 Jun 2022AU$104.6bAU$149.8bAU$4.2b16.4x25.2x0.7x
Tue, 17 May 2022AU$114.8bAU$149.4bAU$4.1b18.6x27.9x0.8x
Thu, 14 Apr 2022AU$115.5bAU$148.1bAU$3.9b19x29.4x0.8x
Sat, 12 Mar 2022AU$107.6bAU$148.1bAU$3.9b17.9x27.4x0.7x
Mon, 07 Feb 2022AU$106.2bAU$144.4bAU$4.0b21.8x26.2x0.7x
Wed, 05 Jan 2022AU$115.5bAU$144.4bAU$4.0b21.4x28.5x0.8x
Fri, 03 Dec 2021AU$115.1bAU$144.7bAU$3.9b20.3x29.4x0.8x
Sun, 31 Oct 2021AU$113.0bAU$143.3bAU$3.7b22.7x30.5x0.8x
Tue, 28 Sep 2021AU$116.5bAU$143.3bAU$3.7b22.6x31.4x0.8x
Thu, 26 Aug 2021AU$119.5bAU$140.5bAU$3.6b23.1x33.3x0.9x
Fri, 02 Jul 2021AU$111.5bAU$140.5bAU$3.6b22.7x31x0.8x
Mon, 05 Apr 2021AU$100.9bAU$128.6bAU$2.9b28x35.2x0.8x
Thu, 07 Jan 2021AU$99.1bAU$136.4bAU$2.7b28.1x37x0.7x
Wed, 30 Sep 2020AU$91.7bAU$122.5bAU$2.1b29.9x43x0.7x
Sat, 04 Jul 2020AU$94.0bAU$122.4bAU$1.8b26.5x51.2x0.8x
Tue, 07 Apr 2020AU$87.3bAU$126.3bAU$2.3b19.7x37.8x0.7x
Fri, 10 Jan 2020AU$93.3bAU$128.6bAU$2.6b21.1x36.5x0.7x
Price to Earnings Ratio

38.8x


Total Market Cap: AU$101.6bTotal Earnings: AU$2.6bTotal Revenue: AU$128.5bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Australian Consumer Staples Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 33.8x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Australian Consumer Staples industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 24.9x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 33.8x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.75x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Consumer Staples industry have grown 18% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 6.8% 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 Staples sector?

AU Market0.51%
Consumer Staples-0.58%
Beverage2.18%
Tobacco0%
Food-0.10%
Food and Staples Retail-0.96%
Household Products-1.23%
Personal Products-1.40%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Beverage industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 33.7x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 15.2%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 11.6% per year.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Personal Products industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 25% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 7.1% per year.
  • In contrast, the Food and Staples Retail industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 4.8% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
TWE Treasury Wine EstatesAU$13.822.5%
+AU$245.4m
17.7%PE37.9x
MTS MetcashAU$4.221.9%
+AU$77.4m
7.7%PE16.6x
BGA Bega CheeseAU$3.555.3%
+AU$54.7m
-35.6%PE44.6x
ING Inghams GroupAU$2.873.6%
+AU$37.2m
-16.1%PE30.4x
UMG United Malt GroupAU$3.402.4%
+AU$23.9m
-16.9%PE87.7x
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