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U.K. (FTSE) Consumer Staples Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D0.04%
  • 3M0.07%
  • 1Y-0.2%
  • YTD-2.7%

Over the last 7 days, the Consumer Staples industry has remained flat. In line with that, the industry has also been flat over the past 12 months.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the U.K. Consumer Staples Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 04 Dec 2021UK£401.2bUK£287.0bUK£19.2b18.9x
Mon, 01 Nov 2021UK£407.1bUK£304.0bUK£18.2b19.8x
Wed, 29 Sep 2021UK£408.3bUK£300.9bUK£17.7b21.4x
Fri, 27 Aug 2021UK£412.6bUK£298.8bUK£17.7b24.7x
Sat, 03 Jul 2021UK£422.7bUK£298.5bUK£17.6b23.7x
Tue, 06 Apr 2021UK£404.1bUK£295.1bUK£18.2b22.4x
Fri, 08 Jan 2021UK£414.7bUK£297.1bUK£18.7b23.7x
Thu, 01 Oct 2020UK£418.7bUK£302.4bUK£14.8b21.7x
Sun, 05 Jul 2020UK£413.6bUK£306.2bUK£15.0b20.3x
Wed, 08 Apr 2020UK£372.4bUK£295.7bUK£14.6b18.8x
Tue, 31 Dec 2019UK£432.2bUK£304.9bUK£15.5b22.3x
Fri, 04 Oct 2019UK£441.7bUK£301.5bUK£22.9b20.4x
Mon, 08 Jul 2019UK£433.3bUK£301.8bUK£25.5b19.8x
Sun, 31 Mar 2019UK£436.7bUK£297.9bUK£25.3b20.4x
Wed, 02 Jan 2019UK£389.1bUK£294.8bUK£25.4b19.7x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£389.1bTotal Earnings: UK£25.4bTotal Revenue: UK£294.8b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

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 21.3x. 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 8.9% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat. This means that although sales have remained flat, 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 U.K. Consumer Staples sector?

Household Products-0.023%
Personal Products-1.83%
Food and Staples Retail-3.36%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Beverage industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 27.0x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 10%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 9.1% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Tobacco industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 11.0x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Household Products industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 70% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 109% per year. Meanwhile, the Tobacco industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 5.7% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

DGE Diageo2.3%+UK£2.7b31.2%PE33.7x
BATS British American Tobacco1.7%+UK£1.1b-5.1%PE9.6x
ABF Associated British Foods2.4%+UK£355.6m-18.2%PE31.9x
IMB Imperial Brands0.6%+UK£93.8m6.3%PE5.2x
CCH Coca-Cola HBC0.7%+UK£69.6m2.6%PE19.3x
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