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Has the German Consumer Staples Sector valuation changed over the past few years?
|Tue, 07 Dec 2021||€79.3b||€69.7b||€2.7b||31.2x|
|Thu, 04 Nov 2021||€83.4b||€69.6b||€2.7b||30.9x|
|Sat, 02 Oct 2021||€66.6b||€62.9b||€2.4b||28.8x|
|Mon, 30 Aug 2021||€71.0b||€63.0b||€2.4b||32.7x|
|Tue, 06 Jul 2021||€70.9b||€63.0b||€2.4b||31.7x|
|Fri, 09 Apr 2021||€70.6b||€61.8b||€2.0b||30.2x|
|Thu, 31 Dec 2020||€68.6b||€62.3b||€1.8b||31.6x|
|Sun, 04 Oct 2020||€69.9b||€63.6b||€2.1b||25.3x|
|Wed, 08 Jul 2020||€67.4b||€64.2b||€2.5b||25.7x|
|Tue, 31 Mar 2020||€60.7b||€66.1b||€3.0b||20.8x|
|Fri, 03 Jan 2020||€75.2b||€66.3b||€2.4b||21.8x|
|Mon, 07 Oct 2019||€74.9b||€65.9b||€2.6b||25.9x|
|Sun, 30 Jun 2019||€73.5b||€63.6b||€2.7b||25.6x|
|Wed, 03 Apr 2019||€71.3b||€63.9b||€2.7b||24x|
|Sat, 05 Jan 2019||€71.1b||€64.5b||€3.6b||22.7x|
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 26.1x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.
Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Consumer Staples industry have declined 9.3% per year over the last three years, while 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.
Which industries have driven the changes within the German Consumer Staples sector?
|Food and Staples Retail||-10.28%|
Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Beverage industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 29.0x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 8.2%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 36% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Household Products industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 19.7x.
Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Food and Staples Retail industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 31% over the next 5 years. This is roughly in line with its past earnings growth rate. Meanwhile, the Beverage industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 8.2% per year over the next few years.
Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?
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