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Australian (ASX) Consumer Staples Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.8%
  • 3M-2.2%
  • 1Y7.4%
  • YTD3.9%

Over the last 7 days, the Consumer Staples industry has dropped 1.8%, driven by a decline by Endeavour Group of 4.3%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 7.4%.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Tue, 30 Nov 2021AU$117.2bAU$144.7bAU$3.9b20.4x
Thu, 28 Oct 2021AU$115.3bAU$143.3bAU$3.7b23x
Sat, 25 Sep 2021AU$116.9bAU$143.3bAU$3.7b22.5x
Mon, 23 Aug 2021AU$122.2bAU$140.5bAU$3.6b22.2x
Sat, 10 Jul 2021AU$111.5bAU$140.5bAU$3.6b22.7x
Fri, 02 Apr 2021AU$100.9bAU$128.6bAU$2.9b28x
Mon, 04 Jan 2021AU$99.1bAU$136.4bAU$2.7b28.1x
Thu, 08 Oct 2020AU$91.7bAU$122.5bAU$2.1b29.9x
Wed, 01 Jul 2020AU$94.0bAU$122.4bAU$1.8b26.5x
Sat, 04 Apr 2020AU$87.3bAU$126.3bAU$2.3b19.7x
Tue, 07 Jan 2020AU$93.3bAU$128.6bAU$2.6b21.1x
Mon, 30 Sep 2019AU$97.8bAU$128.1bAU$2.7b26.7x
Thu, 04 Jul 2019AU$88.2bAU$130.8bAU$3.0b23.8x
Sun, 07 Apr 2019AU$84.9bAU$130.2bAU$2.9b23.9x
Wed, 09 Jan 2019AU$84.1bAU$129.2bAU$2.8b21.5x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: AU$83.6bTotal Earnings: AU$3.0bTotal Revenue: AU$128.5b0%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 24.3x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Consumer Staples industry have grown 9.2% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 4.0% 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?

Household Products0%
Food and Staples Retail-1.95%
Personal Products-3.02%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Personal Products industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 45.0x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 25%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 79% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Household Products industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 14.6x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Personal Products industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 25% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 79% per year. Meanwhile, the Food and Staples Retail industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 4.7% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

TWE Treasury Wine Estates2.3%+AU$195.0m44.0%n/a
LGL Lynch Group Holdings6.2%+AU$24.4mn/an/a
WOW Woolworths Group0.05%+AU$24.1m8.4%n/a
RIC Ridley4.1%+AU$17.6m48.1%n/a
BUB Bubs Australia1.9%+AU$6.1m-21.9%n/a
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