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Swiss (SMI) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.3%
  • 3M2.5%
  • 1Y20.5%
  • YTD14.2%

Over the last 7 days, the Food industry has dropped 3.2%, driven by a decline by Nestlé of 3.5%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 19%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 05 Dec 2021CHF372.8bCHF107.3bCHF13.3b26.4x
Tue, 02 Nov 2021CHF378.4bCHF106.8bCHF13.2b25.2x
Thu, 30 Sep 2021CHF355.4bCHF108.1bCHF12.4b24.9x
Sat, 28 Aug 2021CHF368.7bCHF108.1bCHF12.4b26x
Sun, 04 Jul 2021CHF360.3bCHF108.1bCHF12.4b24.7x
Wed, 07 Apr 2021CHF336.9bCHF107.6bCHF12.3b24.2x
Sat, 09 Jan 2021CHF330.0bCHF107.3bCHF12.1b23.7x
Fri, 02 Oct 2020CHF342.6bCHF109.6bCHF12.5b23.6x
Mon, 06 Jul 2020CHF337.6bCHF111.3bCHF13.9b22.3x
Thu, 09 Apr 2020CHF324.1bCHF114.0bCHF13.6b21.9x
Wed, 01 Jan 2020CHF341.2bCHF116.8bCHF13.3b24x
Sat, 05 Oct 2019CHF349.8bCHF117.3bCHF11.9b28.6x
Tue, 09 Jul 2019CHF329.2bCHF117.4bCHF10.2b28.5x
Mon, 01 Apr 2019CHF318.4bCHF116.5bCHF10.5b25.7x
Thu, 03 Jan 2019CHF276.6bCHF115.8bCHF10.9b22.1x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: CHF276.6bTotal Earnings: CHF10.9bTotal Revenue: CHF115.8b0%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 24.6x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Food industry have grown 10% per year over the last three years, while revenues for these companies have declined 2.3% per year. This means that less sales are being generated overall, but since cost of doing business is lower, profits have been increasing.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Swiss Food industry?

Packaged Foods and Meats-1.28%

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 24.6x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 5.5%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 8.7% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 5.5% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 8.7% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

LISN Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli0.5%+CHF165.3m32.7%PE66.9x
BELL Bell Food Group2.3%+CHF40.8m16.0%PE13.6x
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