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Belgian (BEL20) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 26, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D2.0%
  • 3M0.2%
  • 1Y8.6%
  • YTD0.9%

The Food industry is up 2.0% in the last week, with Lotus Bakeries up 3.5%. In the same time, Greenyard was down 7.1%. In the last 12 months, the industry was up 8.6%. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 12% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Belgian Food Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 27 Nov 2022€6.9b€7.2b€242.8m22.8x28.5x1x
Tue, 25 Oct 2022€6.1b€7.1b€251.0m21.5x24.5x0.9x
Thu, 22 Sep 2022€6.4b€6.9b€250.1m27.1x25.7x0.9x
Sat, 20 Aug 2022€6.9b€6.9b€248.4m28.4x27.8x1x
Mon, 18 Jul 2022€6.6b€6.8b€224.3m27.9x29.3x1x
Wed, 15 Jun 2022€5.9b€6.8b€213.8m41x27.4x0.9x
Fri, 13 May 2022€6.2b€6.8b€212.8m43.8x29.1x0.9x
Sun, 10 Apr 2022€6.3b€6.8b€208.0m44.5x30.1x0.9x
Tue, 08 Mar 2022€5.9b€6.8b€212.9m42x27.6x0.9x
Thu, 03 Feb 2022€6.9b€6.7b€181.2m50.1x37.9x1x
Sat, 01 Jan 2022€6.7b€6.7b€180.5m36.6x36.9x1x
Mon, 29 Nov 2021€6.4b€6.7b€181.2m47.1x35.2x1x
Wed, 27 Oct 2021€6.9b€6.7b€172.5m51.5x39.8x1x
Fri, 24 Sep 2021€6.8b€6.7b€165.0m48.8x41.1x1x
Sun, 22 Aug 2021€6.6b€6.7b€161.6m48.4x40.6x1x
Fri, 09 Jul 2021€5.8b€6.7b€161.6m41.9x36.1x0.9x
Thu, 01 Apr 2021€5.4b€6.6b€132.8m48.8x40.3x0.8x
Sun, 03 Jan 2021€4.4b€6.5b€91.6m39x47.8x0.7x
Wed, 07 Oct 2020€3.9b€6.5b€67.0m36.9x58.7x0.6x
Tue, 30 Jun 2020€3.5b€6.4b€30.2m31.1x116.6x0.6x
Fri, 03 Apr 2020€3.4b€6.3b€13.6m26.2x251.4x0.5x
Mon, 06 Jan 2020€3.4b€6.2b-€30,172,557.2027.9x-113.6x0.6x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: €3.3bTotal Earnings: -€75,962,883.95Total Revenue: €6.1bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Belgian Food Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 48.5x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Belgian Food 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 28.5x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 48.6x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.78x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • Total earnings for the Food industry have gone up over the last three years, and the industry is now profitable. Revenues have grown 5.7% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by the industry overall, and subsequently profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Belgian Consumer Staples industry?

BE Market1.51%
Consumer Staples1.79%
Packaged Foods and Meats2.42%
Agricultural Products-2.15%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 45.3x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 16.1%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 5.8% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Agricultural Products industry, although it looks like investor sentiment has improved given that it's trading above its 3-year average.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 16% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 5.8% per year.
  • In contrast, the Agricultural Products industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 26% 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
LOTB Lotus Bakeries€6.20k3.5%
TERB Ter Beke€89.401.8%
NEWT Newtree€1.2215.1%
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