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Japanese (NIKKEI) Basic Materials Industry Analysis

UpdatedJan 25, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-0.3%
  • 3M-2.1%
  • 1Y7.4%
  • YTD-3.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Basic Materials industry has dropped 1.9%, driven by a pullback from Maeda Kosen of 4.3%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 6.6%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Japanese Basic Materials Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Tue, 25 Jan 2022JP¥897.3bJP¥1.8tJP¥106.9b7.8x
Thu, 23 Dec 2021JP¥915.3bJP¥1.8tJP¥106.9b7.7x
Sat, 20 Nov 2021JP¥912.3bJP¥1.8tJP¥106.9b8.2x
Mon, 18 Oct 2021JP¥918.4bJP¥1.9tJP¥102.2b9.5x
Wed, 15 Sep 2021JP¥944.9bJP¥1.9tJP¥102.9b9.2x
Fri, 13 Aug 2021JP¥914.6bJP¥1.9tJP¥102.9b9.4x
Tue, 08 Jun 2021JP¥861.5bJP¥1.9tJP¥95.1b9.6x
Mon, 01 Mar 2021JP¥886.9bJP¥1.9tJP¥91.8b10.3x
Thu, 03 Dec 2020JP¥833.9bJP¥1.9tJP¥86.1b9.4x
Sun, 06 Sep 2020JP¥849.5bJP¥2.0tJP¥85.1b8.8x
Wed, 10 Jun 2020JP¥838.3bJP¥2.0tJP¥88.0b8.8x
Tue, 03 Mar 2020JP¥819.9bJP¥2.0tJP¥89.4b8.1x
Fri, 06 Dec 2019JP¥942.2bJP¥2.0tJP¥94.9b9.4x
Mon, 09 Sep 2019JP¥804.7bJP¥2.0tJP¥95.0b7.5x
Sun, 02 Jun 2019JP¥902.9bJP¥2.0tJP¥98.5b8.3x
Wed, 06 Mar 2019JP¥1.0tJP¥2.0tJP¥90.2b9.7x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: JP¥1.0tTotal Earnings: JP¥90.3bTotal Revenue: JP¥2.0t0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 8.9x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Basic Materials industry have grown 5.8% per year over the last three years, while revenues for these companies have declined 3.0% per year. This means that less sales are being generated overall, but since cost of doing business is lower, profits have been increasing.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Japanese Basic Materials industry?

Construction Materials-0.31%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Construction Materials industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 8.9x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 8.6%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 38% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Construction Materials industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 8.6% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 38% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
5233 Taiheiyo CementJP¥2.30k1.5%
5273 Mitani SekisanJP¥6.31k1.4%
5357 Yotai RefractoriesJP¥1.25k1.7%
5269 Nippon Concrete IndustriesJP¥281.001.8%
5288 Asia Pile HoldingsJP¥443.001.1%
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