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Swiss (SMI) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedOct 03, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-3.8%
  • 3M-4.6%
  • 1Y-3.1%
  • YTD-5.1%

Over the last 7 days, the Food industry has dropped 3.8%, driven by a pullback from Nestlé of 4.1%. The industry has fallen 3.1% in the last year. Earnings are forecast to grow by 10% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 03 Oct 2023CHF316.8bCHF120.6bCHF11.1b23x28.5x2.6x
Thu, 31 Aug 2023CHF325.6bCHF120.5bCHF11.1b24.9x29.3x2.7x
Sat, 29 Jul 2023CHF328.3bCHF120.3bCHF11.1b24.6x29.7x2.7x
Mon, 26 Jun 2023CHF333.5bCHF119.5bCHF10.6b25.2x31.5x2.8x
Wed, 24 May 2023CHF344.9bCHF119.5bCHF10.6b27.6x32.6x2.9x
Fri, 21 Apr 2023CHF351.8bCHF119.6bCHF10.6b28x33.2x2.9x
Sun, 19 Mar 2023CHF334.5bCHF119.4bCHF10.6b26.9x31.6x2.8x
Tue, 14 Feb 2023CHF348.5bCHF115.4bCHF17.4b18.9x20x3x
Thu, 12 Jan 2023CHF352.2bCHF115.3bCHF17.4b19.2x20.2x3.1x
Sat, 10 Dec 2022CHF341.8bCHF115.3bCHF17.4b18.6x19.6x3x
Mon, 07 Nov 2022CHF340.0bCHF115.3bCHF17.4b18.5x19.5x2.9x
Wed, 05 Oct 2022CHF337.2bCHF114.8bCHF17.4b18.3x19.4x2.9x
Fri, 02 Sep 2022CHF354.3bCHF114.8bCHF17.4b19.2x20.4x3.1x
Sun, 31 Jul 2022CHF366.2bCHF114.5bCHF17.4b21.6x21x3.2x
Tue, 28 Jun 2022CHF354.2bCHF110.6bCHF18.1b20.9x19.6x3.2x
Thu, 26 May 2022CHF357.8bCHF110.6bCHF18.1b20.7x19.8x3.2x
Sat, 23 Apr 2022CHF392.2bCHF110.6bCHF18.1b23.7x21.7x3.5x
Mon, 21 Mar 2022CHF380.5bCHF110.1bCHF18.1b23.5x21.1x3.5x
Wed, 16 Feb 2022CHF369.5bCHF107.4bCHF13.3b26.3x27.8x3.4x
Fri, 14 Jan 2022CHF383.0bCHF107.3bCHF13.3b27.2x28.9x3.6x
Sun, 12 Dec 2021CHF393.4bCHF107.3bCHF13.3b26.8x29.6x3.7x
Tue, 09 Nov 2021CHF385.0bCHF106.8bCHF13.2b25.3x29.2x3.6x
Thu, 07 Oct 2021CHF355.1bCHF108.1bCHF12.4b25.1x28.7x3.3x
Sat, 04 Sep 2021CHF365.4bCHF108.1bCHF12.4b25.8x29.5x3.4x
Mon, 02 Aug 2021CHF362.7bCHF108.1bCHF12.4b25.7x29.3x3.4x
Thu, 06 May 2021CHF347.4bCHF107.6bCHF12.3b25x28.3x3.2x
Sun, 07 Feb 2021CHF316.2bCHF107.2bCHF12.2b22.8x25.9x3x
Sat, 31 Oct 2020CHF323.0bCHF109.4bCHF12.7b22.3x25.4x3x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: CHF342.6bTotal Earnings: CHF12.5bTotal Revenue: CHF109.6bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Swiss Food Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 25.9x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the Swiss Food industry, and appear confident in long term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 28.5x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 25.9x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 3.1x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 2.6x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food industry have declined 4.0% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 3.2% 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 Swiss Consumer Staples industry?

CH Market-1.37%
Consumer Staples-3.75%
Agricultural Products0%
Packaged Foods and Meats-3.75%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Packaged Foods and Meats industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 25.9x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 10.1%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 3.1% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, although it looks like investor sentiment has improved given that it's trading above its 3-year average of 25.9x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 10% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 3.1% per year.
  • In contrast, the Packaged Foods and Meats industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 10% 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
BELL Bell Food GroupCHF270.501.3%
HOCN HOCHDORF HoldingCHF22.602.7%
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