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Colombian (COLCAP) Materials Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 04, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D2.3%
  • 3M9.3%
  • 1Y-27.7%
  • YTD-21.9%

In the last week, the Materials industry is up 1.1%, with CEMEX Latam Holdings up 12%. However, the industry is down 28% over the past year. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 28% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 04 Dec 2022Col$18.2tCol$44.0tCol$1.6t5.8x11.3x0.4x
Tue, 01 Nov 2022Col$16.8tCol$42.5tCol$1.7t5.7x9.9x0.4x
Thu, 29 Sep 2022Col$16.1tCol$41.6tCol$1.6t5.2x10.1x0.4x
Sat, 27 Aug 2022Col$16.9tCol$41.1tCol$1.7t4.1x9.6x0.4x
Mon, 25 Jul 2022Col$18.4tCol$39.1tCol$1.8t5.2x10.2x0.5x
Wed, 22 Jun 2022Col$22.6tCol$38.8tCol$1.8t5.8x12.6x0.6x
Fri, 20 May 2022Col$20.9tCol$38.6tCol$1.8t5.8x11.8x0.5x
Sun, 17 Apr 2022Col$24.2tCol$37.0tCol$1.7t7.6x14.1x0.7x
Tue, 15 Mar 2022Col$22.9tCol$37.1tCol$1.6t7.6x13.9x0.6x
Thu, 10 Feb 2022Col$24.7tCol$36.6tCol$1.4t8x17.6x0.7x
Sat, 08 Jan 2022Col$22.8tCol$36.7tCol$1.4t7.9x16.2x0.6x
Mon, 06 Dec 2021Col$25.5tCol$36.6tCol$1.4t9.6x18.1x0.7x
Wed, 03 Nov 2021Col$23.0tCol$35.2tCol$1.1t10.3x20.8x0.7x
Fri, 01 Oct 2021Col$21.9tCol$35.1tCol$733.2b8x29.9x0.6x
Sun, 29 Aug 2021Col$21.6tCol$35.0tCol$737.6b8x29.2x0.6x
Mon, 05 Jul 2021Col$20.2tCol$35.0tCol$737.6b8x27.4x0.6x
Thu, 08 Apr 2021Col$21.7tCol$33.0tCol$262.3b12.4x82.9x0.7x
Sun, 10 Jan 2021Col$25.0tCol$32.1t-Col$110,391,083,000.0011.7x-226.8x0.8x
Sat, 03 Oct 2020Col$20.3tCol$32.7t-Col$24,110,567,500.0016.9x-841.6x0.6x
Tue, 07 Jul 2020Col$16.1tCol$34.5tCol$540.6b18.1x29.8x0.5x
Fri, 10 Apr 2020Col$18.9tCol$36.1tCol$635.9b15.2x29.8x0.5x
Thu, 02 Jan 2020Col$29.3tCol$35.6tCol$994.6b14.5x29.4x0.8x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: Col$29.3tTotal Earnings: Col$994.6bTotal Revenue: Col$35.6tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Colombian Materials Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average -68.3x20212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Colombian 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 11.2x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of -68.4x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.60x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Materials industry have grown 11% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 7.7% 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 Colombian Materials sector?

CO Market-1.88%
Basic Materials2.81%
Paper and Forestry Products0%
Metals and Mining-4.35%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Basic Materials industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 10.2x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 27.9%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 10.1% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Metals and Mining industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 8.5x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Basic Materials industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 28% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 10% per year.
  • In contrast, the Basic Materials industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 28% 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
CLH CEMEX Latam HoldingsCol$5.48k17.0%
CEMARGOS Cementos ArgosCol$3.78k0.3%
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