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Sri Lankan (CSE) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies38
  • 7D3.1%
  • 3M-15.0%
  • 1Y-26.6%
  • YTD-37.2%

Over the last 7 days, the Food industry has risen 3.1%, driven by gains from Browns Investments of 27%. In the same time, Harischandra Mills was down 7.0%. In the past year, the industry is down 27%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Sri Lankan Food Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 29 Nov 2022LK₨390.8bLK₨925.8bLK₨122.5b3.5x3.2x0.4x
Thu, 27 Oct 2022LK₨425.7bLK₨765.7bLK₨107.2b4.9x4x0.6x
Sat, 24 Sep 2022LK₨485.4bLK₨765.7bLK₨107.2b5.2x4.5x0.6x
Mon, 22 Aug 2022LK₨470.1bLK₨765.7bLK₨107.2b4.9x4.4x0.6x
Wed, 20 Jul 2022LK₨394.5bLK₨627.6bLK₨78.1b4.8x5x0.6x
Fri, 17 Jun 2022LK₨406.5bLK₨626.9bLK₨78.1b5.2x5.2x0.6x
Sun, 15 May 2022LK₨388.3bLK₨501.5bLK₨31.0b7.9x12.5x0.8x
Tue, 12 Apr 2022LK₨369.4bLK₨497.4bLK₨33.0b8x11.2x0.7x
Thu, 10 Mar 2022LK₨461.6bLK₨497.4bLK₨33.0b8x14x0.9x
Sat, 05 Feb 2022LK₨610.2bLK₨458.0bLK₨29.7b10.6x20.6x1.3x
Mon, 03 Jan 2022LK₨598.0bLK₨456.3bLK₨29.6b10x20.2x1.3x
Wed, 01 Dec 2021LK₨534.2bLK₨456.3bLK₨29.6b8.9x18.1x1.2x
Fri, 29 Oct 2021LK₨456.8bLK₨431.2bLK₨26.3b7.6x17.4x1.1x
Sun, 26 Sep 2021LK₨418.9bLK₨431.1bLK₨26.3b7.3x15.9x1x
Tue, 24 Aug 2021LK₨392.1bLK₨430.3bLK₨26.7b7.7x14.7x0.9x
Wed, 30 Jun 2021LK₨365.8bLK₨430.3bLK₨26.7b7.8x13.7x0.8x
Sat, 03 Apr 2021LK₨347.2bLK₨385.6bLK₨23.9b7.3x14.5x0.9x
Tue, 05 Jan 2021LK₨341.2bLK₨361.4bLK₨10.9b9.9x31.4x0.9x
Fri, 09 Oct 2020LK₨307.4bLK₨342.3bLK₨4.8b8.6x63.8x0.9x
Thu, 02 Jul 2020LK₨193.0bLK₨331.5bLK₨323.9m7.1x595.9x0.6x
Sun, 05 Apr 2020LK₨176.5bLK₨341.7bLK₨10.0b5.2x17.6x0.5x
Wed, 08 Jan 2020LK₨232.0bLK₨356.7bLK₨13.9b7.4x16.7x0.7x
Price to Earnings Ratio

14.2x


Total Market Cap: LK₨226.9bTotal Earnings: LK₨16.0bTotal Revenue: LK₨354.8bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Sri Lankan Food Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 70.8x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Sri Lankan Food 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 3.2x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 70.9x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.81x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food industry have grown 97% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 38% 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 industry?

LK Market4.82%
Consumer Staples1.72%
Food3.12%
Packaged Foods and Meats3.14%
Agricultural Products3.05%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Packaged Foods and Meats industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 59.8x.
    • It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Agricultural Products industry, although it looks like investor sentiment has improved given that it's trading above its 3-year average.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
BIL.N0000 Browns InvestmentsLK₨6.1027.1%
+LK₨18.7b
-54.1%PE2.6x
CARS.N0000 Carson CumberbatchLK₨275.2514.7%
+LK₨6.9b
-6.9%PE3.4x
BUKI.N0000 Bukit DarahLK₨308.256.3%
+LK₨1.9b
-21.4%PE2x
SUN.N0000 Sunshine HoldingsLK₨34.407.5%
+LK₨1.2b
-8.0%PE4.9x
CTEA.N0000 Dilmah Ceylon TeaLK₨1.10k4.4%
+LK₨964.3m
57.2%PE2.2x
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GRAN.N0000

LK₨84.90

Ceylon Grain Elevators

7D

18.2%

1Y

-28.7%

CARS.N0000

LK₨275.25

Carson Cumberbatch

7D

14.7%

1Y

-6.9%

NAMU.N0000

LK₨333.00

Namunukula Plantations

7D

-1.6%

1Y

-6.2%

CTEA.N0000

LK₨1,099.00

Dilmah Ceylon Tea

7D

4.4%

1Y

57.2%

WATA.N0000

LK₨68.80

Watawala Plantations

7D

7.0%

1Y

-41.1%

UDPL.N0000

LK₨91.40

Udapussellawa Plantations

7D

-3.7%

1Y

239.8%

TAFL.N0000

LK₨125.25

Three Acre Farms

7D

-1.2%

1Y

-42.3%

SUN.N0000

LK₨34.40

Sunshine Holdings

7D

7.5%

1Y

-8.0%

MADU.N0000

LK₨10.40

Madulsima Plantations

7D

-11.1%

1Y

5.1%

HARI.N0000

LK₨3,999.25

Harischandra Mills

7D

-7.0%

1Y

14.0%

BUKI.N0000

LK₨308.25

Bukit Darah

7D

6.3%

1Y

-21.4%

BIL.N0000

LK₨6.10

Browns Investments

7D

27.1%

1Y

-54.1%

HPL.N0000

LK₨27.00

Hatton Plantations

7D

12.0%

1Y

159.6%