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Sri Lankan (CSE) Consumer Staples Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 27, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D4.2%
  • 3M8.2%
  • 1Y26.9%
  • YTD11.4%

Over the last 7 days, the Consumer Staples industry has risen 4.2%, driven by gains from Browns Investments of 24%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 27%.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the Sri Lankan Consumer Staples Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 27 Nov 2021LK₨1.0tLK₨992.6bLK₨71.8b10.1x
Mon, 25 Oct 2021LK₨990.2bLK₨978.5bLK₨70.4b10.2x
Wed, 22 Sep 2021LK₨955.1bLK₨978.5bLK₨70.4b10.2x
Fri, 20 Aug 2021LK₨929.5bLK₨977.7bLK₨70.8b10.1x
Fri, 04 Jun 2021LK₨898.1bLK₨894.9bLK₨63.8b8.1x
Mon, 08 Mar 2021LK₨931.1bLK₨918.9bLK₨46.6b12.4x
Thu, 10 Dec 2020LK₨831.5bLK₨897.0bLK₨39.7b12.2x
Wed, 02 Sep 2020LK₨716.9bLK₨868.0bLK₨31.4b12.6x
Sat, 06 Jun 2020LK₨676.6bLK₨913.8bLK₨47.6b8.9x
Tue, 10 Mar 2020LK₨767.3bLK₨929.2bLK₨52.8b8.9x
Mon, 02 Dec 2019LK₨820.3bLK₨913.6bLK₨56.5b9.7x
Thu, 05 Sep 2019LK₨798.4bLK₨893.7bLK₨55.9b8.6x
Sun, 09 Jun 2019LK₨769.4bLK₨878.2bLK₨44.5b10.4x
Sat, 02 Mar 2019LK₨825.0bLK₨801.5bLK₨50.1b10.8x
Tue, 04 Dec 2018LK₨851.3bLK₨768.3bLK₨48.4b11.3x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: LK₨851.3bTotal Earnings: LK₨48.4bTotal Revenue: LK₨768.3b0%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 10.2x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Consumer Staples industry have grown 14% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 8.9% 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 Sri Lankan Consumer Staples sector?

Household Products1.32%
Personal Products0%
Food and Staples Retail-0.99%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Food and Staples Retail industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 22.7x. It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Food industry. Although, investor sentiment seems to have improved given its trading above its 3-year average of 7.8x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Food industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 30% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 81% per year. Meanwhile, the Tobacco industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 8.8% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

BIL.N0000 Browns Investments23.9%+LK₨37.4b440.0%PS15.8x
WATA.N0000 Watawala Plantations18.9%+LK₨3.9b106.0%PE9.2x
AGAL.N0000 Agalawatte Plantations39.5%+LK₨2.2b154.4%PE6.9x
SUN.N0000 Sunshine Holdings14.0%+LK₨2.2b58.3%PE8.6x
NAMU.N0000 Namunukula Plantations10.8%+LK₨843.1m109.2%PE6.5x
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