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South Korean (KOSPI) Consumer Staples Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 27, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies161
  • 7D0.1%
  • 3M-1.9%
  • 1Y-15.8%
  • YTD-15.0%

The Consumer Staples industry has been flat over the last week, but LG H&H has lost 7.5%. Unfortunately though, the industry is down 16% over the past 12 months. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 16% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 27 Nov 2022₩88.3t₩210.2t₩5.8t11.9x15.2x0.4x
Tue, 25 Oct 2022₩79.1t₩204.1t₩7.6t10.9x10.4x0.4x
Thu, 22 Sep 2022₩87.4t₩204.1t₩7.6t12.3x11.5x0.4x
Sat, 20 Aug 2022₩90.7t₩197.7t₩8.4t12.4x10.8x0.5x
Mon, 18 Jul 2022₩88.7t₩196.8t₩8.4t12.4x10.6x0.5x
Wed, 15 Jun 2022₩90.7t₩196.8t₩8.4t12.9x10.9x0.5x
Fri, 13 May 2022₩99.5t₩190.8t₩8.2t14.2x12.1x0.5x
Sun, 10 Apr 2022₩99.4t₩190.7t₩8.1t13.6x12.2x0.5x
Tue, 08 Mar 2022₩98.9t₩184.0t₩8.1t13x12.2x0.5x
Thu, 03 Feb 2022₩94.4t₩184.1t₩7.9t12.3x11.9x0.5x
Sat, 01 Jan 2022₩101.8t₩184.1t₩7.9t12.8x12.9x0.6x
Mon, 29 Nov 2021₩102.7t₩185.4t₩8.1t11.4x12.7x0.6x
Wed, 27 Oct 2021₩114.4t₩181.8t₩6.1t13.8x18.6x0.6x
Fri, 24 Sep 2021₩114.2t₩181.8t₩6.1t13.5x18.6x0.6x
Sun, 22 Aug 2021₩114.9t₩182.6t₩6.0t13.8x19x0.6x
Fri, 09 Jul 2021₩129.8t₩182.6t₩6.0t15.2x21.5x0.7x
Thu, 01 Apr 2021₩122.2t₩178.7t₩5.7t13.6x21.4x0.7x
Sun, 03 Jan 2021₩113.7t₩175.9t₩5.5t14.5x20.5x0.6x
Wed, 07 Oct 2020₩105.6t₩174.6t₩5.3t15.4x20x0.6x
Tue, 30 Jun 2020₩102.3t₩172.6t₩5.1t14.3x20.1x0.6x
Fri, 03 Apr 2020₩86.9t₩172.0t₩4.5t13.2x19.3x0.5x
Mon, 06 Jan 2020₩105.6t₩170.3t₩4.2t18.5x25.4x0.6x
Price to Earnings Ratio

25x


Total Market Cap: ₩104.5tTotal Earnings: ₩4.2tTotal Revenue: ₩165.9tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South Korean Consumer Staples Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 18x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the South Korean Consumer Staples 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 15.2x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 18.0x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.58x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Consumer Staples industry have grown 12% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 8.2% 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 South Korean Consumer Staples sector?

KR Market-0.30%
Consumer Staples0.10%
Food and Staples Retail2.35%
Beverage1.77%
Tobacco1.58%
Food0.91%
Household Products-0.70%
Personal Products-2.63%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Personal Products industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 50.4x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 31.4%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 8.5% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Food and Staples Retail industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 12.2x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Personal Products industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 31% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 8.5% per year.
  • In contrast, the Tobacco industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 3.7% 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
A090430 Amorepacific₩122.00k3.0%
+₩241.4b
-28.0%PE218x
A282330 BGF retail₩205.50k5.4%
+₩181.4b
38.4%PE18.9x
A033780 KT&G₩96.50k1.6%
+₩180.0b
15.2%PE9.4x
A271560 ORION₩114.00k3.2%
+₩138.4b
9.1%PE14.8x
A005300 Lotte Chilsung Beverage₩151.00k9.0%
+₩125.7b
9.0%PE13.9x
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