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Hong Kong (HSI) Healthcare Sector Analysis

UpdatedMay 17, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D2.5%
  • 3M-19.6%
  • 1Y-57.2%
  • YTD-32.5%

In the last week, the Healthcare industry is up 2.5%, with WuXi Biologics (Cayman) up 5.3%. In the same time, Shanghai MicroPort MedBot (Group) was down 13%. In the past year, the industry is down 57%. Earnings are forecast to grow by 27% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the Hong Kong Healthcare Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Wed, 18 May 2022HK$1.6tHK$1.3t-HK$2,895,966,144.0013.3x
Fri, 15 Apr 2022HK$1.7tHK$1.4t-HK$2,435,310,137.0013.6x
Sun, 13 Mar 2022HK$1.7tHK$1.3tHK$10.1b12.8x
Tue, 08 Feb 2022HK$2.0tHK$1.3tHK$7.9b14.4x
Thu, 06 Jan 2022HK$2.2tHK$1.3tHK$7.8b15.9x
Sat, 04 Dec 2021HK$2.5tHK$1.3tHK$8.0b14.9x
Mon, 01 Nov 2021HK$2.6tHK$1.3tHK$8.6b14.5x
Wed, 29 Sep 2021HK$2.8tHK$1.3tHK$8.0b15.2x
Fri, 27 Aug 2021HK$2.8tHK$1.3tHK$7.2b17.6x
Sat, 03 Jul 2021HK$3.9tHK$1.3tHK$7.4b18.9x
Tue, 06 Apr 2021HK$3.4tHK$1.2tHK$42.2m16.4x
Fri, 08 Jan 2021HK$2.7tHK$1.1tHK$9.1b18.5x
Thu, 01 Oct 2020HK$2.3tHK$1.1tHK$21.9b17.9x
Sun, 05 Jul 2020HK$2.3tHK$997.1bHK$21.1b20.6x
Wed, 08 Apr 2020HK$1.5tHK$1.0tHK$27.8b19x
Tue, 31 Dec 2019HK$1.5tHK$1.0tHK$31.8b17.8x
Fri, 04 Oct 2019HK$1.3tHK$970.9bHK$39.8b15.3x
Mon, 08 Jul 2019HK$1.3tHK$953.1bHK$38.8b15.9x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: HK$1.1tTotal Earnings: HK$36.6bTotal Revenue: HK$913.8bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Hong Kong Healthcare Sector Median PE3Y Average 17.1x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 17.2x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • Total earnings for the Healthcare industry have declined over the last three years, with the industry now making a loss overall.
  • Meanwhile revenues have grown 12% 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.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Hong Kong Healthcare sector?

HK Market0.053%
Life Sciences5.37%
Healthcare Services1.18%
Medical Equipment1.11%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Healthtech industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 10kx.
  • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 43%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 52% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Pharma industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 12.5x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Biotech industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 64% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 44% per year.
  • In contrast, the Pharma industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 6.3% 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
2269 WuXi Biologics (Cayman)HK$54.303.2%
1093 CSPC Pharmaceutical GroupHK$7.945.0%
2096 Simcere Pharmaceutical GroupHK$9.8419.0%
1177 Sino BiopharmaceuticalHK$4.055.5%
1548 Genscript BiotechHK$20.858.4%
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