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Sri Lankan (CSE) Consumer Staples Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 06, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies49
  • 7D6.9%
  • 3M-5.6%
  • 1Y-17.3%
  • YTD-23.5%

In the last week, the Consumer Staples industry is up 8.3%, with Browns Investments up 26%. Meanwhile, Bukit Darah actually underperformed within the industry, shrinking 7.4% in the last week. However, the industry is down 18% over the past year. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 8.6% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 06 Dec 2022LK₨876.2bLK₨1.8tLK₨197.3b4.4x4.4x0.5x
Thu, 03 Nov 2022LK₨854.7bLK₨1.5tLK₨172.5b5.9x5x0.6x
Sat, 01 Oct 2022LK₨959.1bLK₨1.5tLK₨170.3b7.1x5.6x0.6x
Mon, 29 Aug 2022LK₨878.9bLK₨1.5tLK₨170.3b6.3x5.2x0.6x
Wed, 27 Jul 2022LK₨775.5bLK₨1.3tLK₨130.3b7.8x6x0.6x
Fri, 24 Jun 2022LK₨776.1bLK₨1.3tLK₨129.2b6.7x6x0.6x
Sun, 22 May 2022LK₨806.0bLK₨1.1tLK₨79.6b8.6x10.1x0.7x
Tue, 19 Apr 2022LK₨767.7bLK₨1.1tLK₨79.1b8.5x9.7x0.7x
Thu, 17 Mar 2022LK₨921.8bLK₨1.1tLK₨79.1b9.2x11.6x0.9x
Sat, 12 Feb 2022LK₨1.1tLK₨1.0tLK₨74.0b11.4x14.9x1.1x
Mon, 10 Jan 2022LK₨1.2tLK₨992.6bLK₨71.8b11.5x16.7x1.2x
Wed, 08 Dec 2021LK₨1.1tLK₨992.6bLK₨71.8b10x14.7x1.1x
Fri, 05 Nov 2021LK₨1.0tLK₨978.1bLK₨70.2b10.9x14.3x1x
Sun, 03 Oct 2021LK₨977.0bLK₨978.5bLK₨70.4b10.3x13.9x1x
Tue, 31 Aug 2021LK₨971.4bLK₨977.7bLK₨70.8b9.8x13.7x1x
Wed, 07 Jul 2021LK₨920.4bLK₨977.7bLK₨70.8b8.6x13x0.9x
Sat, 10 Apr 2021LK₨896.3bLK₨894.9bLK₨63.8b8.2x14x1x
Fri, 01 Jan 2021LK₨912.1bLK₨918.9bLK₨46.6b12.8x19.6x1x
Mon, 05 Oct 2020LK₨827.1bLK₨897.0bLK₨39.7b11.4x20.8x0.9x
Thu, 09 Jul 2020LK₨688.7bLK₨868.0bLK₨31.4b11x21.9x0.8x
Wed, 01 Apr 2020LK₨652.4bLK₨913.8bLK₨47.6b7.3x13.7x0.7x
Sat, 04 Jan 2020LK₨805.2bLK₨929.2bLK₨52.8b10.1x15.2x0.9x
Price to Earnings Ratio

15.2x


Total Market Cap: LK₨805.2bTotal Earnings: LK₨52.8bTotal Revenue: LK₨929.2bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Sri Lankan Consumer Staples Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 14.1x20212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Sri Lankan 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 4.4x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 14.2x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.86x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Consumer Staples industry have grown 55% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 24% 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?

LK Market7.04%
Consumer Staples6.92%
Tobacco8.58%
Food7.90%
Beverage5.31%
Food and Staples Retail5.13%
Personal Products0%
Household Products-2.95%
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 17.3x.
    • It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Food industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 72.1x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Tobacco industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 11% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 22% per year.
  • In contrast, the Beverage industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 4.3% 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
BIL.N0000 Browns InvestmentsLK₨8.4029.2%
+LK₨27.3b
-41.7%PE3.5x
CTC.N0000 Ceylon TobaccoLK₨640.006.7%
+LK₨7.5b
-28.2%PE6.4x
DIST.N0000 Distilleries Company of Sri LankaLK₨14.108.5%
+LK₨5.1b
-17.1%PE5.2x
CARS.N0000 Carson CumberbatchLK₨294.757.1%
+LK₨3.8b
3.3%PE3.6x
CARG.N0000 Cargills (Ceylon)LK₨225.003.7%
+LK₨2.1b
7.0%PE9.5x
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CTC.N0000

LK₨640.00

Ceylon Tobacco

7D

6.7%

1Y

-28.2%

WATA.N0000

LK₨81.80

Watawala Plantations

7D

14.1%

1Y

-30.7%

BIL.N0000

LK₨8.40

Browns Investments

7D

29.2%

1Y

-41.7%

MCPL.N0000

LK₨37.90

Mahaweli Coconut Plantations

7D

-0.3%

1Y

-19.0%

CARS.N0000

LK₨294.75

Carson Cumberbatch

7D

7.1%

1Y

3.3%

CTHR.N0000

LK₨175.00

C T Holdings

7D

6.1%

1Y

2.9%

TSML.N0000

LK₨52.00

Tea Smallholder Factories

7D

-0.8%

1Y

39.4%

CTEA.N0000

LK₨1,090.00

Dilmah Ceylon Tea

7D

-0.8%

1Y

55.9%

MELS.N0000

LK₨47.50

Melstacorp

7D

-0.4%

1Y

-16.5%

MAL.N0000

LK₨68.00

Malwatte Valley Plantations

7D

-0.4%

1Y

160.5%

BPPL.N0000

LK₨23.00

BPPL Holdings

7D

-5.7%

1Y

5.5%

BUKI.N0000

LK₨300.00

Bukit Darah

7D

-2.7%

1Y

-23.1%

BREW.N0000

LK₨950.00

Ceylon Beverage Holdings

7D

8.6%

1Y

26.7%

CARG.N0000

LK₨225.00

Cargills (Ceylon)

7D

3.7%

1Y

7.0%

HPL.N0000

LK₨26.50

Hatton Plantations

7D

-5.0%

1Y

152.4%