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German (DAX) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedFeb 27, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.3%
  • 3M-6.1%
  • 1Y-21.5%
  • YTD-8.2%

Over the last 7 days, the Food industry has dropped 1.1%, driven by a pullback from KWS SAAT SE KGaA of 3.2%. However, the industry is down 21% over the past year. As for the next few years, earnings are forecast to decline by 22% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 28 Feb 2024€5.7b€13.7b€758.4m15.4x7.5x0.4x
Fri, 26 Jan 2024€7.4b€18.3b€689.3m14.8x10.8x0.4x
Sun, 24 Dec 2023€7.6b€18.0b€665.3m14.7x11.4x0.4x
Tue, 21 Nov 2023€7.8b€18.0b€665.0m14.1x11.8x0.4x
Thu, 19 Oct 2023€7.9b€18.0b€674.1m13.8x11.8x0.4x
Sat, 16 Sep 2023€8.0b€17.8b€569.6m12.9x14.1x0.5x
Mon, 14 Aug 2023€8.1b€17.7b€579.9m12.4x14x0.5x
Wed, 12 Jul 2023€8.7b€17.7b€572.4m14.4x15.2x0.5x
Fri, 09 Jun 2023€8.5b€17.5b€495.4m15x17.1x0.5x
Sun, 07 May 2023€9.0b€16.8b€360.6m17.6x24.9x0.5x
Tue, 04 Apr 2023€8.4b€16.8b€360.1m17.6x23.4x0.5x
Thu, 02 Mar 2023€8.6b€16.7b€358.6m18.1x24.1x0.5x
Sat, 28 Jan 2023€8.4b€16.6b€349.9m18.7x24x0.5x
Mon, 26 Dec 2022€8.6b€16.2b€227.3m21.4x37.7x0.5x
Wed, 23 Nov 2022€8.5b€16.2b€225.3m20.5x37.5x0.5x
Fri, 21 Oct 2022€6.3b€11.7b€315.7m18.1x19.9x0.5x
Sun, 18 Sep 2022€6.5b€11.1b€312.4m18.9x20.8x0.6x
Tue, 16 Aug 2022€7.0b€11.1b€313.3m20.4x22.2x0.6x
Thu, 14 Jul 2022€6.6b€11.1b€319.5m18.7x20.7x0.6x
Sat, 11 Jun 2022€6.5b€10.5b€246.9m20.2x26.5x0.6x
Mon, 09 May 2022€6.6b€10.1b€258.5m21.1x25.7x0.7x
Wed, 06 Apr 2022€6.5b€10.1b€239.1m25.6x27.4x0.7x
Fri, 04 Mar 2022€6.4b€10.1b€235.6m26.7x27.2x0.6x
Sun, 30 Jan 2022€6.6b€10.0b€239.3m26.8x27.4x0.7x
Tue, 28 Dec 2021€7.1b€9.7b€80.9m24.1x87.2x0.7x
Thu, 25 Nov 2021€6.9b€9.7b€80.9m24.8x85.5x0.7x
Sat, 23 Oct 2021€6.9b€9.7b€59.3m26.3x117x0.7x
Mon, 20 Sep 2021€7.2b€9.5b€24.0m25.7x299.5x0.8x
Wed, 18 Aug 2021€7.0b€9.6b€25.7m31.7x272.3x0.7x
Wed, 02 Jun 2021€7.0b€9.5b€16.0m30.3x440.8x0.7x
Sat, 06 Mar 2021€6.6b€9.4b€19.2m31.6x344.1x0.7x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: €6.6bTotal Earnings: €19.2mTotal Revenue: €9.4bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
German Food Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 78.3x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the German Food 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 7.5x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 85.9x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.59x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food industry have grown 240% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 14% 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 German Consumer Staples industry?

DE Market1.25%
Consumer Staples0.84%
Packaged Foods and Meats-0.31%
Agricultural Products-3.51%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Agricultural Products industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 21.3x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 17.8%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 29.6% 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.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Agricultural Products industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 18% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 30% per year.
  • In contrast, the Packaged Foods and Meats industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 45% 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
SSH Südwestdeutsche Salzwerke€67.004.7%
NLM FRoSTA€65.001.9%
VEZ Veganz Group€19.300.8%
9AUA New Meat€0.3910.3%
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