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Swiss (SMI) Materials Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D1.1%
  • 3M4.8%
  • 1Y-21.2%
  • YTD-25.7%

In the last week, the Materials industry is up 1.1%, with Holcim up 2.6%. In contrast, the industry has lost 21% in the last 12 months. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 8.3% per annum.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the Swiss Materials Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Mon, 28 Nov 2022CHF133.1bCHF62.2bCHF5.6b32.2x23.8x2.1x
Wed, 26 Oct 2022CHF124.1bCHF61.7bCHF5.6b29.4x22.1x2x
Fri, 23 Sep 2022CHF116.0bCHF61.5bCHF5.6b26.4x20.7x1.9x
Sun, 21 Aug 2022CHF133.1bCHF61.3bCHF5.7b27.7x23.5x2.2x
Tue, 19 Jul 2022CHF126.2bCHF57.2bCHF5.2b30.1x24.5x2.2x
Thu, 16 Jun 2022CHF130.2bCHF57.5bCHF5.2b30.8x25.2x2.3x
Sat, 14 May 2022CHF140.9bCHF56.8bCHF5.0b37x28.3x2.5x
Mon, 11 Apr 2022CHF150.0bCHF56.6bCHF5.0b44.8x30.1x2.6x
Wed, 09 Mar 2022CHF136.7bCHF56.3bCHF4.9b39.5x27.7x2.4x
Fri, 04 Feb 2022CHF156.1bCHF54.1bCHF5.0b42x31.4x2.9x
Sun, 02 Jan 2022CHF173.4bCHF53.8bCHF5.0b45.8x35x3.2x
Tue, 30 Nov 2021CHF164.1bCHF53.9bCHF5.0b39.9x33.1x3x
Thu, 28 Oct 2021CHF156.6bCHF53.7bCHF4.9b42x32.1x2.9x
Sat, 25 Sep 2021CHF159.8bCHF53.6bCHF4.9b42.7x32.5x3x
Mon, 23 Aug 2021CHF169.9bCHF53.6bCHF4.9b45.2x34.6x3.2x
Sat, 10 Jul 2021CHF160.6bCHF53.6bCHF4.9b40.9x32.7x3x
Fri, 02 Apr 2021CHF146.2bCHF51.6bCHF4.3b41.1x34.3x2.8x
Mon, 04 Jan 2021CHF137.6bCHF49.6bCHF3.7b43.8x37.1x2.8x
Thu, 08 Oct 2020CHF130.7bCHF50.6bCHF3.6b38.1x36x2.6x
Wed, 01 Jul 2020CHF116.3bCHF51.5bCHF3.1b33.1x37x2.3x
Sat, 04 Apr 2020CHF99.8bCHF53.2bCHF3.5b26.7x28.1x1.9x
Tue, 07 Jan 2020CHF117.4bCHF55.0bCHF3.9b20.1x30.3x2.1x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: CHF112.3bTotal Earnings: CHF3.7bTotal Revenue: CHF55.1bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Swiss Materials Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 31.6x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Swiss Materials 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 23.8x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 31.6x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 2.5x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 2.1x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Materials industry have grown 14% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 4.1% 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 Swiss Materials sector?

CH Market1.19%
Paper and Forestry Products4.26%
Basic Materials2.62%
Metals and Mining1.24%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Packaging industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 41.6x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 25.3%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 50.2% per year.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaging industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 25% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 50% per year.
  • In contrast, the Basic Materials industry is expected to see its earnings growth to stay flat over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
HOLN HolcimCHF49.342.6%
GIVN GivaudanCHF3.25k1.4%
SIGN SIG GroupCHF20.763.4%
DESN Dottikon Es HoldingCHF277.003.7%
CLN ClariantCHF16.160.5%
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