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U.K. (FTSE) Consumer Staples Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 29, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies72
  • 7D1.0%
  • 3M0.6%
  • 1Y-1.6%
  • YTD-5.5%

Diageo is up 2.4%, leading the way for the Consumer Staples industry, which has gained 1.7%. Despite this gain, the industry's performance has been flat over the past year. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 10% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 29 Nov 2022UK£424.9bUK£346.6bUK£24.0b14.2x17.7x1.2x
Thu, 27 Oct 2022UK£403.9bUK£340.2bUK£25.1b13.6x16.1x1.2x
Sat, 24 Sep 2022UK£412.3bUK£342.6bUK£25.9b14.1x15.9x1.2x
Mon, 22 Aug 2022UK£454.6bUK£345.4bUK£26.6b16.3x17.1x1.3x
Wed, 20 Jul 2022UK£413.0bUK£315.1bUK£23.5b16.1x17.6x1.3x
Fri, 17 Jun 2022UK£392.5bUK£325.8bUK£23.8b16.2x16.5x1.2x
Sun, 15 May 2022UK£399.3bUK£313.7bUK£23.5b16.6x17x1.3x
Tue, 12 Apr 2022UK£394.1bUK£296.9bUK£22.1b18.5x17.8x1.3x
Thu, 10 Mar 2022UK£372.4bUK£274.6bUK£21.7b17.6x17.2x1.4x
Sat, 05 Feb 2022UK£411.1bUK£287.0bUK£19.6b19.7x21x1.4x
Mon, 03 Jan 2022UK£425.9bUK£286.1bUK£19.2b20.4x22.2x1.5x
Wed, 01 Dec 2021UK£401.1bUK£286.8bUK£19.2b18.8x20.8x1.4x
Fri, 29 Oct 2021UK£408.2bUK£304.2bUK£18.2b19.6x22.4x1.3x
Sun, 26 Sep 2021UK£407.6bUK£300.6bUK£17.7b21.6x23.1x1.4x
Tue, 24 Aug 2021UK£414.6bUK£298.8bUK£17.7b23.9x23.5x1.4x
Wed, 30 Jun 2021UK£422.7bUK£298.5bUK£17.6b23.7x24x1.4x
Sat, 03 Apr 2021UK£404.1bUK£295.1bUK£18.2b22.4x22.2x1.4x
Tue, 05 Jan 2021UK£414.7bUK£297.1bUK£18.7b23.7x22.2x1.4x
Fri, 09 Oct 2020UK£418.7bUK£302.4bUK£14.8b21.7x28.2x1.4x
Thu, 02 Jul 2020UK£413.6bUK£306.2bUK£15.0b20.3x27.7x1.4x
Sun, 05 Apr 2020UK£372.4bUK£295.7bUK£14.6b18.8x25.5x1.3x
Wed, 08 Jan 2020UK£432.2bUK£304.9bUK£15.5b22.3x27.8x1.4x
Price to Earnings Ratio

18.7x


Total Market Cap: UK£428.3bTotal Earnings: UK£22.9bTotal Revenue: UK£302.9bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Consumer Staples Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 23.1x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British Consumer Staples 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 17.7x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 23.1x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.4x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.2x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Consumer Staples industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 4.6% 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 and as a result, profits have held steady.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.K. Consumer Staples sector?

GB Market1.10%
Consumer Staples1.02%
Food3.91%
Beverage1.70%
Household Products1.14%
Personal Products0.74%
Food and Staples Retail0.62%
Tobacco0.10%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Beverage industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 35.4x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 10.4%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 3.3% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Tobacco industry, although it looks like investor sentiment has improved given that it's trading above its 3-year average of 10.2x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Food industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 13% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 9.5% per year.
  • In contrast, the Household Products industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 2.8% 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
DGE DiageoUK£37.861.6%
+UK£1.3b
-1.0%PE26.5x
ULVR UnileverUK£41.551.0%
+UK£1.1b
6.0%PE20.9x
LNTA Lenta InternationalUS$1.50n/a
US$725.1m
-53.3%PE3.6x
ABF Associated British FoodsUK£15.764.7%
+UK£544.5m
-17.4%PE17.7x
RKT Reckitt Benckiser GroupUK£59.681.2%
+UK£486.7m
-3.2%PE14.1x
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-0.3%

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-1.8%

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7D

n/a

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