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Canadian (TSX) Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 01, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies32
  • 7D1.0%
  • 3M-7.9%
  • 1Y19.2%
  • YTD10.8%

In the last week, Chemicals has been flat. As for the the longer term, the industry is up 19% over the past 12 months. As for the next few years, earnings are forecast to decline by 26% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Canadian Chemicals Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 01 Dec 2022CA$64.1bCA$61.0bCA$11.2b6.9x5.7x1.1x
Sat, 29 Oct 2022CA$67.7bCA$58.1bCA$10.1b6.8x6.7x1.2x
Mon, 26 Sep 2022CA$67.3bCA$57.9bCA$10.0b6.8x6.7x1.2x
Wed, 24 Aug 2022CA$75.6bCA$55.3bCA$9.6b8.5x7.9x1.4x
Fri, 22 Jul 2022CA$64.1bCA$48.6bCA$6.2b7.4x10.3x1.3x
Sun, 19 Jun 2022CA$67.8bCA$49.2bCA$6.3b7x10.8x1.4x
Tue, 17 May 2022CA$79.6bCA$48.7bCA$6.2b8.2x12.8x1.6x
Thu, 14 Apr 2022CA$87.0bCA$43.3bCA$4.4b15.4x19.8x2x
Sat, 12 Mar 2022CA$81.7bCA$43.6bCA$4.4b17.8x18.6x1.9x
Mon, 07 Feb 2022CA$62.8bCA$39.4bCA$3.4b17.5x18.3x1.6x
Wed, 05 Jan 2022CA$62.2bCA$38.6bCA$3.1b18.8x19.9x1.6x
Fri, 03 Dec 2021CA$59.1bCA$38.9bCA$3.2b17x18.7x1.5x
Sun, 31 Oct 2021CA$59.5bCA$35.4bCA$1.4b19.4x43x1.7x
Tue, 28 Sep 2021CA$58.1bCA$35.4bCA$1.2b19.6x47.8x1.6x
Thu, 26 Aug 2021CA$52.3bCA$34.7bCA$1.2b28x44.2x1.5x
Fri, 02 Jul 2021CA$51.3bCA$34.7bCA$1.2b26.2x43.4x1.5x
Mon, 05 Apr 2021CA$47.6bCA$32.7bCA$452.5m45x105.2x1.5x
Thu, 07 Jan 2021CA$43.1bCA$32.1bCA$43.4m59.6x991.8x1.3x
Wed, 30 Sep 2020CA$34.8bCA$32.7b-CA$450,445,413.3721.2x-77.2x1.1x
Sat, 04 Jul 2020CA$29.0bCA$33.6bCA$662.2m22.2x43.8x0.9x
Tue, 07 Apr 2020CA$30.3bCA$35.9bCA$1.0b19.6x30.1x0.8x
Fri, 10 Jan 2020CA$42.1bCA$32.7bCA$1.1b27.7x37.6x1.3x
Price to Earnings Ratio

26.1x


Total Market Cap: CA$42.3bTotal Earnings: CA$1.6bTotal Revenue: CA$34.9bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Canadian Chemicals Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 109.5x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Canadian Chemicals 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 5.7x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 109x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.3x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.1x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Chemicals industry have grown 90% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 20% 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 Canadian Materials industry?

CA Market0.70%
Materials1.71%
Chemicals0.98%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals1.12%
Diversified Chemicals0%
Specialty Chemicals-0.011%
Commodity Chemicals-0.16%
Industrial Gases-4.37%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Commodity Chemicals industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 37.3x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings decline of 16.4%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 29.4% per year.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Specialty Chemicals industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 36% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 138% per year.
  • In contrast, the Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 29% 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
NTR NutrienCA$108.111.2%
+CA$671.0m
27.9%PE5.4x
GRA NanoXploreCA$2.595.7%
+CA$23.2m
-56.5%PS4.2x
NEO Neo Performance MaterialsCA$10.054.8%
+CA$20.8m
-51.5%PE8.4x
GDNP good natured ProductsCA$0.3022.4%
+CA$12.3m
-62.0%PS0.7x
CHE.UN Chemtrade Logistics Income FundCA$9.270.8%
+CA$8.1m
30.6%PS0.6x
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AKMY

CA$0.16

K.B. Recycling Industries

7D

-15.8%

1Y

-55.6%

GDNP

CA$0.30

good natured Products

7D

22.4%

1Y

-62.0%

FRXI

CA$0.28

FRX Innovations

7D

-20.0%

1Y

n/a

HG

CA$0.18

HydroGraph Clean Power

7D

28.6%

1Y

n/a

NEO

CA$10.05

Neo Performance Materials

7D

4.8%

1Y

-51.5%

NPK

CA$5.59

Verde AgriTech

7D

-3.1%

1Y

156.4%

CHE.UN

CA$9.27

Chemtrade Logistics Income Fund

7D

0.8%

1Y

30.6%

IFOS

CA$1.55

Itafos

7D

-8.3%

1Y

8.8%

GRA

CA$2.59

NanoXplore

7D

5.7%

1Y

-56.5%

VNP

CA$3.00

5N Plus

7D

-5.7%

1Y

35.7%

GSP

CA$0.15

Gensource Potash

7D

3.3%

1Y

-57.5%

NTR

CA$108.11

Nutrien

7D

1.2%

1Y

27.9%

NANO

CA$2.76

Nano One Materials

7D

-1.8%

1Y

-12.1%

WRX

CA$0.26

Western Resources

7D

-3.8%

1Y

37.8%

ECO

CA$4.08

EcoSynthetix

7D

2.0%

1Y

-33.0%