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Japanese (NIKKEI) Materials Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies306
  • 7D2.7%
  • 3M2.2%
  • 1Y-2.2%
  • YTD-4.8%

The Materials industry is up 2.7% in the last week, with Shin-Etsu Chemical up 1.3%. Overall in the last year, the industry is flat. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 7.9% per annum.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the Japanese Materials Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 29 Nov 2022JP¥42.5tJP¥79.0tJP¥4.8t9.1x8.8x0.5x
Thu, 27 Oct 2022JP¥39.6tJP¥76.0tJP¥5.0t8.8x7.9x0.5x
Sat, 24 Sep 2022JP¥40.9tJP¥75.9tJP¥5.0t8.9x8.2x0.5x
Mon, 22 Aug 2022JP¥42.4tJP¥75.9tJP¥5.0t8.9x8.5x0.6x
Wed, 20 Jul 2022JP¥39.8tJP¥72.8tJP¥4.7t8.8x8.5x0.5x
Fri, 17 Jun 2022JP¥41.5tJP¥72.8tJP¥4.7t8.9x8.8x0.6x
Sun, 15 May 2022JP¥41.6tJP¥71.6tJP¥4.7t8.9x8.8x0.6x
Tue, 12 Apr 2022JP¥41.7tJP¥69.8tJP¥4.4t8.6x9.5x0.6x
Thu, 10 Mar 2022JP¥38.9tJP¥69.7tJP¥4.4t8.3x8.8x0.6x
Sat, 05 Feb 2022JP¥43.2tJP¥68.4tJP¥4.2t9.2x10.2x0.6x
Mon, 03 Jan 2022JP¥44.3tJP¥66.7tJP¥3.9t9.6x11.3x0.7x
Wed, 01 Dec 2021JP¥42.7tJP¥66.7tJP¥3.9t7.9x10.9x0.6x
Fri, 29 Oct 2021JP¥45.6tJP¥63.9tJP¥2.9t11.5x15.5x0.7x
Sun, 26 Sep 2021JP¥47.4tJP¥63.4tJP¥2.8t12.4x17.1x0.7x
Tue, 24 Aug 2021JP¥44.3tJP¥63.5tJP¥2.8t11.6x16x0.7x
Wed, 30 Jun 2021JP¥44.5tJP¥63.5tJP¥2.8t11.2x16x0.7x
Sat, 03 Apr 2021JP¥45.7tJP¥60.2tJP¥1.8t13.8x25.8x0.8x
Tue, 05 Jan 2021JP¥41.1tJP¥59.4tJP¥838.2b14.3x49.1x0.7x
Fri, 09 Oct 2020JP¥35.3tJP¥59.7tJP¥187.3b14.4x188.6x0.6x
Thu, 02 Jul 2020JP¥33.3tJP¥61.6tJP¥665.1b13x50.1x0.5x
Sun, 05 Apr 2020JP¥29.2tJP¥64.2tJP¥1.2t11x25.3x0.5x
Wed, 08 Jan 2020JP¥37.7tJP¥65.2tJP¥1.9t13.4x20x0.6x
Price to Earnings Ratio

14.7x


Total Market Cap: JP¥37.2tTotal Earnings: JP¥2.5tTotal Revenue: JP¥66.5tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Japanese Materials Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 36.2x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Japanese Materials 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 8.8x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 36.2x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.61x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Materials industry have grown 24% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 5.9% 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 Materials sector?

JP Market2.37%
Materials2.71%
Basic Materials3.93%
Metals and Mining2.94%
Chemicals2.64%
Packaging2.64%
Paper and Forestry Products1.82%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Basic Materials industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 9.6x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 41.0%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 7.0% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Metals and Mining industry, although it looks like investor sentiment has improved given that it's trading above its 3-year average.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Basic Materials industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 41% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 7.0% per year.
  • In contrast, the Metals and Mining 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
4063 Shin-Etsu ChemicalJP¥17.66k0.9%
+JP¥65.9b
-7.1%PE10.5x
4612 Nippon Paint HoldingsJP¥1.09k2.6%
+JP¥65.8b
-8.3%PE35.5x
4021 Nissan ChemicalJP¥6.76k2.4%
+JP¥22.6b
3.4%PE20.6x
4185 JSRJP¥2.88k2.9%
+JP¥16.8b
-32.0%PE17.8x
4188 Mitsubishi Chemical GroupJP¥724.201.5%
+JP¥15.1b
-18.8%PE6.2x
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