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South Korean (KOSPI) Consumer Staples Sector Analysis

UpdatedFeb 24, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies161
  • 7D0.1%
  • 3M-3.6%
  • 1Y-14.4%
  • YTD-5.1%

Over the last 7 days, the Consumer Staples industry has risen 1.4%, driven by gains from KT&G of 2.3%. In contrast, the industry has lost 15% in the last 12 months. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 27% per annum.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the South Korean Consumer Staples Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sat, 24 Feb 2024₩78.7t₩219.3t₩4.9t12.2x16.2x0.4x
Mon, 22 Jan 2024₩77.8t₩220.9t₩4.8t12.4x16.2x0.4x
Wed, 20 Dec 2023₩82.0t₩220.6t₩4.8t13.3x17.1x0.4x
Fri, 17 Nov 2023₩81.1t₩220.6t₩4.6t12.5x17.5x0.4x
Sun, 15 Oct 2023₩78.6t₩220.6t₩4.6t13.4x17.2x0.4x
Tue, 12 Sep 2023₩82.5t₩220.6t₩4.6t13.3x18.1x0.4x
Thu, 10 Aug 2023₩80.5t₩219.4t₩4.4t14.2x18.2x0.4x
Sat, 08 Jul 2023₩77.5t₩219.3t₩4.4t14.2x17.6x0.4x
Mon, 05 Jun 2023₩83.4t₩219.2t₩4.4t13.8x18.9x0.4x
Wed, 03 May 2023₩87.3t₩217.5t₩5.6t12.7x15.7x0.4x
Fri, 31 Mar 2023₩88.3t₩221.3t₩5.8t11.8x15.2x0.4x
Sun, 26 Feb 2023₩92.1t₩211.3t₩5.5t12.5x16.7x0.4x
Tue, 24 Jan 2023₩93.1t₩211.2t₩5.5t12.5x16.8x0.4x
Thu, 22 Dec 2022₩92.7t₩211.7t₩5.6t12.7x16.7x0.4x
Sat, 19 Nov 2022₩86.7t₩204.8t₩7.4t12x11.6x0.4x
Mon, 17 Oct 2022₩79.1t₩204.1t₩7.6t10.8x10.4x0.4x
Wed, 14 Sep 2022₩86.0t₩204.1t₩7.6t12x11.3x0.4x
Fri, 12 Aug 2022₩91.4t₩196.8t₩8.4t12.7x10.9x0.5x
Sun, 10 Jul 2022₩89.5t₩196.8t₩8.4t12.7x10.7x0.5x
Tue, 07 Jun 2022₩97.9t₩196.8t₩8.4t13.9x11.7x0.5x
Thu, 05 May 2022₩101.9t₩190.8t₩8.2t15x12.4x0.5x
Sat, 02 Apr 2022₩100.8t₩190.4t₩8.2t13.8x12.3x0.5x
Mon, 28 Feb 2022₩99.3t₩184.0t₩8.1t12.7x12.3x0.5x
Wed, 26 Jan 2022₩93.9t₩184.1t₩7.9t12.3x11.9x0.5x
Fri, 24 Dec 2021₩103.6t₩185.6t₩7.9t13.3x13.1x0.6x
Sun, 21 Nov 2021₩105.9t₩182.8t₩6.9t13x15.4x0.6x
Tue, 19 Oct 2021₩113.4t₩181.8t₩6.1t13.6x18.5x0.6x
Thu, 16 Sep 2021₩115.8t₩182.6t₩6.1t14.6x18.9x0.6x
Sat, 14 Aug 2021₩118.9t₩182.6t₩6.0t14.5x19.7x0.7x
Wed, 09 Jun 2021₩131.3t₩179.0t₩5.7t16x22.9x0.7x
Tue, 02 Mar 2021₩118.1t₩175.9t₩5.5t14.7x21.3x0.7x
Price to Earnings Ratio

21.3x


Total Market Cap: ₩118.1tTotal Earnings: ₩5.5tTotal Revenue: ₩175.9tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean Consumer Staples Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 16.1x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the South Korean Consumer Staples 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 16.1x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.49x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Consumer Staples industry have declined 4.3% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 7.6% 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 South Korean Consumer Staples sector?

KR Market0.76%
Consumer Staples0.11%
Tobacco2.31%
Food1.12%
Food and Staples Retail-0.38%
Beverage-0.69%
Personal Products-1.54%
Household Products-1.92%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Household Products industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 50.0x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 21.7%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 50.8% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Food industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 12.0x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Beverage industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 42% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 2.6% per year.
  • In contrast, the Tobacco industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 11% 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
A033780 KT&G₩93.00k2.3%
+₩236.9b
3.0%PE14.2x
A097950 CJ Cheiljedang₩308.00k1.8%
+₩88.1b
-6.0%PE17.9x
A006040 Dongwon Industries₩38.90k6.0%
+₩79.2b
-25.0%PE7.7x
A280360 Lotte WellfoodLtd₩134.00k4.9%
+₩54.8b
12.8%PE17.3x
A084690 Daesang Holdings₩12.11k13.4%
+₩53.1b
57.1%PE54.5x
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1.8%

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-6.0%

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11.4%

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H.PIO

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4.9%

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A000080

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HITEJINRO

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-1.9%

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-24.0%

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-81.5%

A192820

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Cosmax

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38.2%

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