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Japanese (NIKKEI) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 24, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies125
  • 7D-0.3%
  • 3M-1.3%
  • 1Y11.8%
  • YTD3.9%

In the last week, the Food industry is flat overall, with Yakult HonshaLtd standing out by going down 4.4%. The past year has been better, since the industry has gained 12% in that time. Earnings are forecast to grow by 5.0% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Fri, 24 May 2024JP¥18.2tJP¥23.2tJP¥970.2b16x18.8x0.8x
Sun, 21 Apr 2024JP¥17.7tJP¥23.0tJP¥963.5b17.2x18.4x0.8x
Tue, 19 Mar 2024JP¥18.5tJP¥22.9tJP¥961.1b17.2x19.2x0.8x
Thu, 15 Feb 2024JP¥18.1tJP¥22.8tJP¥944.8b17.8x19.2x0.8x
Sat, 13 Jan 2024JP¥18.3tJP¥22.7tJP¥902.1b17.9x20.3x0.8x
Mon, 11 Dec 2023JP¥17.6tJP¥22.7tJP¥901.4b18x19.5x0.8x
Wed, 08 Nov 2023JP¥17.7tJP¥22.6tJP¥872.6b18.9x20.3x0.8x
Fri, 06 Oct 2023JP¥17.1tJP¥22.5tJP¥795.7b20.4x21.5x0.8x
Sun, 03 Sep 2023JP¥17.7tJP¥22.4tJP¥793.4b20x22.3x0.8x
Tue, 01 Aug 2023JP¥16.4tJP¥22.1tJP¥694.4b21.2x23.7x0.7x
Thu, 29 Jun 2023JP¥16.7tJP¥22.0tJP¥695.5b20.5x24x0.8x
Sat, 27 May 2023JP¥16.4tJP¥22.0tJP¥694.6b19.6x23.6x0.7x
Mon, 24 Apr 2023JP¥15.8tJP¥21.4tJP¥679.4b18.3x23.3x0.7x
Wed, 22 Mar 2023JP¥14.9tJP¥21.4tJP¥682.9b16.9x21.8x0.7x
Fri, 17 Feb 2023JP¥14.7tJP¥21.4tJP¥683.2b17.4x21.5x0.7x
Sun, 15 Jan 2023JP¥14.3tJP¥20.8tJP¥698.0b17x20.5x0.7x
Tue, 13 Dec 2022JP¥15.0tJP¥20.8tJP¥700.9b18.6x21.4x0.7x
Thu, 10 Nov 2022JP¥14.7tJP¥20.6tJP¥709.8b17.2x20.7x0.7x
Sat, 08 Oct 2022JP¥14.8tJP¥20.2tJP¥788.8b16.5x18.7x0.7x
Mon, 05 Sep 2022JP¥14.8tJP¥20.2tJP¥789.0b16.2x18.7x0.7x
Wed, 03 Aug 2022JP¥14.8tJP¥19.9tJP¥817.3b15.4x18.1x0.7x
Fri, 01 Jul 2022JP¥14.2tJP¥19.7tJP¥807.5b15.1x17.6x0.7x
Sun, 29 May 2022JP¥13.2tJP¥19.8tJP¥809.8b15.2x16.3x0.7x
Tue, 26 Apr 2022JP¥13.9tJP¥19.8tJP¥783.1b14.4x17.7x0.7x
Thu, 24 Mar 2022JP¥14.3tJP¥19.7tJP¥779.6b14.9x18.4x0.7x
Sat, 19 Feb 2022JP¥14.4tJP¥19.7tJP¥777.9b15.5x18.5x0.7x
Mon, 17 Jan 2022JP¥14.1tJP¥19.6tJP¥776.4b15.6x18.2x0.7x
Wed, 15 Dec 2021JP¥14.3tJP¥19.6tJP¥771.2b14.9x18.6x0.7x
Fri, 12 Nov 2021JP¥14.8tJP¥19.7tJP¥765.2b15.9x19.3x0.7x
Sun, 10 Oct 2021JP¥14.8tJP¥19.6tJP¥726.8b16.4x20.4x0.8x
Tue, 07 Sep 2021JP¥15.2tJP¥19.9tJP¥733.1b16.9x20.7x0.8x
Thu, 05 Aug 2021JP¥14.2tJP¥19.9tJP¥733.2b16.3x19.3x0.7x
Price to Earnings Ratio

19.9x


Total Market Cap: JP¥13.7tTotal Earnings: JP¥687.0bTotal Revenue: JP¥19.9tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Japanese Food Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 20x202220232024
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 20.0x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.74x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food industry have grown 12% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 5.3% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

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

JP Market0.41%
Consumer Staples-0.45%
Food-0.35%
Packaged Foods and Meats-0.33%
Agricultural Products-1.42%
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 20.0x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 5.1%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 36.1% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Agricultural Products industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 20.5x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 5.1% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 36% per year.
  • In contrast, the Agricultural Products industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 7.1% 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
2801 KikkomanJP¥1.82k0.9%
+JP¥16.2b
10.7%PE30.8x
2269 Meiji HoldingsJP¥3.50k1.6%
+JP¥15.1b
9.2%PE19.3x
2003 Nitto Fuji Flour MillingLtdJP¥6.22k18.9%
+JP¥9.0b
32.6%PE13.4x
2222 Kotobuki SpiritsJP¥1.77k3.2%
+JP¥8.6b
-15.0%PE25.4x
2270 MEGMILK SNOW BRANDLtdJP¥2.56k3.3%
+JP¥5.6b
31.5%PE8.9x
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2003

JP¥6,220.00

Nitto Fuji Flour MillingLtd

7D

18.9%

1Y

32.6%

2267

JP¥2,911.00

Yakult HonshaLtd

7D

-4.4%

1Y

-36.6%

2222

JP¥1,769.00

Kotobuki Spirits

7D

3.2%

1Y

-15.0%

2871

JP¥3,611.00

Nichirei

7D

-3.1%

1Y

18.8%

2002

JP¥1,747.50

Nisshin Seifun Group

7D

-5.1%

1Y

-1.3%

2897

JP¥4,022.00

Nissin Foods HoldingsLtd

7D

-1.8%

1Y

1.0%

2229

JP¥3,105.00

Calbee

7D

-3.0%

1Y

12.5%

2875

JP¥11,140.00

Toyo Suisan Kaisha

7D

0.4%

1Y

91.1%

2212

JP¥3,490.00

Yamazaki Baking

7D

-4.1%

1Y

71.7%

2923

JP¥7,180.00

Sato Foods

7D

11.1%

1Y

43.7%

2938

JP¥3,115.00

Okamura Foods

7D

15.4%

1Y

n/a