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Canadian (TSX) Packaging Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 30, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D0.7%
  • 3M-0.1%
  • 1Y4.3%
  • YTD-1.5%

In the last week, the Packaging industry is flat overall, with Imaflex standing out by going down 11%. The past year has been better, since the industry has gained 4.3% in that time. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 28% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 30 Nov 2022CA$19.5bCA$17.8bCA$820.3m16.3x23.8x1.1x
Fri, 28 Oct 2022CA$19.6bCA$17.5bCA$809.0m16x24.2x1.1x
Sun, 25 Sep 2022CA$19.6bCA$17.4bCA$791.2m18.2x24.8x1.1x
Tue, 23 Aug 2022CA$19.6bCA$17.2bCA$777.6m18.3x25.2x1.1x
Thu, 21 Jul 2022CA$19.5bCA$16.7bCA$744.8m18.4x26.2x1.2x
Sat, 18 Jun 2022CA$18.3bCA$16.7bCA$754.0m17.4x24.2x1.1x
Mon, 16 May 2022CA$18.7bCA$16.6bCA$752.6m17.6x24.9x1.1x
Wed, 13 Apr 2022CA$18.6bCA$16.1bCA$856.0m18.4x21.8x1.2x
Fri, 11 Mar 2022CA$19.2bCA$16.1bCA$869.2m19.1x22.1x1.2x
Sun, 06 Feb 2022CA$19.3bCA$16.9bCA$1.1b13.9x17x1.1x
Tue, 04 Jan 2022CA$20.2bCA$16.9bCA$1.1b16.1x17.7x1.2x
Thu, 02 Dec 2021CA$18.8bCA$16.7bCA$1.2b14.6x16.3x1.1x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021CA$20.3bCA$16.5bCA$1.2b15.5x17.2x1.2x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021CA$21.2bCA$16.5bCA$1.2b15.7x17.6x1.3x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021CA$22.1bCA$16.4bCA$1.2b15.7x18.4x1.4x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021CA$20.9bCA$16.4bCA$1.2b15.3x17.1x1.3x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021CA$21.6bCA$16.1bCA$1.2b15.9x18.1x1.3x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021CA$18.9bCA$16.2bCA$1.1b15.4x16.5x1.2x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020CA$17.0bCA$15.7bCA$1.0b18.8x16.9x1.1x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020CA$14.7bCA$15.8bCA$924.4m16.9x15.9x0.9x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020CA$13.8bCA$16.4bCA$934.7m13.6x14.8x0.8x
Thu, 09 Jan 2020CA$16.9bCA$16.4bCA$942.1m20.3x18x1x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: CA$17.1bTotal Earnings: CA$917.2mTotal Revenue: CA$16.5bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Canadian Packaging Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 18.9x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the Canadian Packaging industry, and appear confident in long term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 23.8x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 18.9x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 1.1x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Packaging industry have declined 3.7% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 2.6% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has decreased profits.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Canadian Materials industry?

CA Market0.22%
Metal and Glass Containers0.79%
Paper Packaging-1.71%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Metal and Glass Containers industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 18.3x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 19.9%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 5.8% per year.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Paper Packaging industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 198% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 22% per year.
  • In contrast, the Metal and Glass Containers industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 20% 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
CCL.B CCL IndustriesCA$64.230.4%
WPK WinpakCA$43.531.0%
TCL.A TranscontinentalCA$16.741.1%
RPI.UN Richards Packaging Income FundCA$46.782.0%
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