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Italian (Borsa Italiana) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedFeb 22, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-3.4%
  • 3M-1.0%
  • 1Y7.0%
  • YTD-4.4%

Over the last 7 days, the Food industry has dropped 3.0%, driven by a pullback from Newlat Food of 14%. Over the past 12 months, the industry was up 6.6%. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 31% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 22 Feb 2024€1.4b€2.6b€39.7m14x36.1x0.5x
Sat, 20 Jan 2024€1.5b€2.6b€39.7m15.1x38.2x0.6x
Mon, 18 Dec 2023€1.2b€2.6b€39.7m13.7x29.8x0.5x
Wed, 15 Nov 2023€1.1b€2.6b€31.7m24.6x35.6x0.4x
Fri, 13 Oct 2023€1.0b€2.6b€31.7m22.7x32.9x0.4x
Sun, 10 Sep 2023€1.0b€2.3b€23.4m78x44.8x0.5x
Tue, 08 Aug 2023€1.1b€2.3b€23.4m79.5x45.7x0.5x
Thu, 06 Jul 2023€1.1b€2.3b€23.4m81.6x46.5x0.5x
Sat, 03 Jun 2023€1.1b€2.3b€23.4m82.5x46.3x0.5x
Mon, 01 May 2023€1.1b€2.2b€19.3m87.6x55.1x0.5x
Wed, 29 Mar 2023€1.1b€1.8b€8.9m22.9x120.9x0.6x
Fri, 24 Feb 2023€1.1b€1.8b€500.8k16.5x2096.8x0.6x
Sun, 22 Jan 2023€1.1b€1.8b€500.8k16.5x2098.4x0.6x
Tue, 20 Dec 2022€1.0b€1.8b€500.8k16.2x2081.3x0.6x
Thu, 17 Nov 2022€1.1b€1.8b€499.3k16.5x2134.1x0.6x
Sat, 15 Oct 2022€1.0b€1.7b€4.8m64.9x208.2x0.6x
Mon, 12 Sep 2022€1.0b€1.3b€10.6m18.9x99.3x0.8x
Wed, 10 Aug 2022€1.1b€1.3b€13.3m19.1x80.3x0.8x
Fri, 08 Jul 2022€1.1b€1.3b€13.3m18.9x80.4x0.8x
Sun, 05 Jun 2022€1.6b€2.2b€67.3m18.2x23.2x0.7x
Tue, 03 May 2022€1.6b€2.1b€61.3m16.8x25.6x0.7x
Thu, 31 Mar 2022€1.6b€1.9b€62.0m19.4x25.7x0.8x
Sat, 26 Feb 2022€1.6b€1.8b€91.3m17x17.1x0.9x
Mon, 24 Jan 2022€1.7b€1.8b€91.3m18.1x18.1x0.9x
Wed, 22 Dec 2021€1.6b€1.8b€91.3m17.7x17.4x0.9x
Fri, 19 Nov 2021€1.6b€1.8b€91.3m17.3x17.4x0.9x
Sun, 17 Oct 2021€1.6b€1.7b€85.5m16.6x18.7x0.9x
Tue, 14 Sep 2021€1.7b€1.7b€86.5m17x19.4x1x
Thu, 12 Aug 2021€1.7b€1.8b€103.7m10.9x16.4x1x
Mon, 07 Jun 2021€1.7b€1.8b€103.6m10.5x16.2x1x
Sun, 28 Feb 2021€1.5b€1.7b€107.3m8.3x14.3x0.9x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: €1.5bTotal Earnings: €107.3mTotal Revenue: €1.7bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Italian Food Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 278.8x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Italian 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 36.4x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 279x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.71x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food industry have declined 28% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 16% 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 Italian Consumer Staples industry?

IT Market1.93%
Consumer Staples0.45%
Agricultural Products0%
Packaged Foods and Meats-10.23%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Agricultural Products industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 332x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 40.2% and investors are willing to pay a premium for that growth.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 42.5x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Agricultural Products industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 40% over the next 5 years.
  • In contrast, the Packaged Foods and Meats industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 9.3% 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
HQF High Quality Food€0.791.3%
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