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Japanese (NIKKEI) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 05, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies125
  • 7D-1.8%
  • 3M1.7%
  • 1Y7.5%
  • YTD3.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Food industry has dropped 1.8%, driven by declines in Kikkoman and Yakult HonshaLtd of 4.2% and 4.5%, respectively. In contrast, Ajinomoto has gained 5.1%. Over the past 12 months, the industry was up 7.5%. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 7.7% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Mon, 05 Dec 2022JP¥14.9tJP¥20.8tJP¥701.0b18.6x21.3x0.7x
Wed, 02 Nov 2022JP¥14.6tJP¥20.3tJP¥738.1b16.2x19.8x0.7x
Fri, 30 Sep 2022JP¥14.8tJP¥20.2tJP¥789.2b16.4x18.8x0.7x
Sun, 28 Aug 2022JP¥14.9tJP¥20.2tJP¥790.5b17.1x18.8x0.7x
Tue, 26 Jul 2022JP¥14.7tJP¥19.8tJP¥811.9b15.1x18.1x0.7x
Thu, 23 Jun 2022JP¥13.6tJP¥19.8tJP¥809.3b14.8x16.8x0.7x
Sat, 21 May 2022JP¥13.4tJP¥19.8tJP¥807.5b14.9x16.6x0.7x
Mon, 18 Apr 2022JP¥13.9tJP¥19.8tJP¥783.4b14x17.8x0.7x
Wed, 16 Mar 2022JP¥14.1tJP¥19.7tJP¥779.2b14.7x18.1x0.7x
Fri, 11 Feb 2022JP¥14.3tJP¥19.8tJP¥776.3b15.5x18.4x0.7x
Sun, 09 Jan 2022JP¥14.5tJP¥19.6tJP¥771.9b15.5x18.7x0.7x
Tue, 07 Dec 2021JP¥14.1tJP¥19.6tJP¥771.0b14.4x18.3x0.7x
Thu, 04 Nov 2021JP¥15.1tJP¥19.6tJP¥724.5b16.4x20.8x0.8x
Sat, 02 Oct 2021JP¥14.9tJP¥19.6tJP¥725.2b16.7x20.5x0.8x
Mon, 30 Aug 2021JP¥14.7tJP¥19.9tJP¥733.2b16.7x20.1x0.7x
Tue, 06 Jul 2021JP¥14.0tJP¥19.9tJP¥732.9b16.5x19.1x0.7x
Fri, 09 Apr 2021JP¥14.1tJP¥19.8tJP¥678.6b17.2x20.7x0.7x
Thu, 31 Dec 2020JP¥13.9tJP¥20.0tJP¥643.7b17.8x21.6x0.7x
Sun, 04 Oct 2020JP¥14.3tJP¥20.1tJP¥626.8b19.3x22.8x0.7x
Wed, 08 Jul 2020JP¥13.6tJP¥20.2tJP¥588.7b19.7x23.1x0.7x
Tue, 31 Mar 2020JP¥13.2tJP¥20.5tJP¥596.1b18.5x22.1x0.6x
Fri, 03 Jan 2020JP¥13.6tJP¥20.3tJP¥598.2b18.8x22.8x0.7x
Price to Earnings Ratio

22.8x


Total Market Cap: JP¥13.6tTotal Earnings: JP¥598.2bTotal Revenue: JP¥20.3tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Japanese Food Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 20.4x20212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the Japanese Food 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 20.4x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.70x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food industry have grown 5.4% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat.
  • This means that companies overall are more efficiently conducting business since profits are increasing while sales have been flat.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Japanese Consumer Staples industry?

JP Market-3.01%
Consumer Staples-2.15%
Food-1.75%
Packaged Foods and Meats-1.68%
Agricultural Products-4.85%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 20.4x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 7.8%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 7.8% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Agricultural Products industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 18.6x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 7.8% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 7.8% per year.
  • In contrast, the Agricultural Products industry is expected to see its earnings growth to stay flat over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
2802 AjinomotoJP¥4.54k5.1%
+JP¥109.6b
31.8%PE35.4x
2229 CalbeeJP¥2.99k2.6%
+JP¥6.7b
14.2%PE22.3x
2590 DyDo Group HoldingsJP¥4.78k2.7%
+JP¥2.0b
-1.7%PE93.9x
2932 STI Foods HoldingsIncJP¥3.14k7.9%
+JP¥1.3b
14.2%PE18.5x
2884 Yoshimura Food Holdings K.KJP¥543.008.6%
+JP¥1.0b
-12.3%PE22.8x
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JP¥5,310.00

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7D

-6.8%

1Y

15.3%

2590

JP¥4,780.00

DyDo Group Holdings

7D

2.7%

1Y

-1.7%

2802

JP¥4,536.00

Ajinomoto

7D

5.1%

1Y

31.8%

2267

JP¥8,430.00

Yakult HonshaLtd

7D

-4.5%

1Y

48.7%

2269

JP¥6,620.00

Meiji Holdings

7D

-2.8%

1Y

-2.6%

2918

JP¥1,883.00

Warabeya Nichiyo Holdings

7D

1.3%

1Y

-6.4%

1377

JP¥4,365.00

Sakata Seed

7D

-8.5%

1Y

36.4%

2872

JP¥9,850.00

Seihyo

7D

3.5%

1Y

211.2%

2877

JP¥783.00

NittoBest

7D

1.7%

1Y

-0.6%

2801

JP¥7,530.00

Kikkoman

7D

-4.2%

1Y

-12.2%

2897

JP¥10,350.00

Nissin Foods HoldingsLtd

7D

-1.2%

1Y

25.0%

2201

JP¥3,595.00

Morinaga&Co

7D

-5.0%

1Y

-1.5%

2229

JP¥2,993.00

Calbee

7D

2.6%

1Y

14.2%

2002

JP¥1,592.00

Nisshin Seifun Group

7D

-4.0%

1Y

-4.3%