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Sri Lankan (CSE) Materials Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 05, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies20
  • 7D8.7%
  • 3M-4.7%
  • 1Y-16.5%
  • YTD-23.8%

All of the companies in the Materials industry have been up over the last week, with the industry up 8.7%. In contrast, the industry has lost 16% in the last 12 months. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 19% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Mon, 05 Dec 2022LK₨163.8bLK₨351.2bLK₨42.0b4.8x3.9x0.5x
Wed, 02 Nov 2022LK₨164.1bLK₨312.6bLK₨35.2b4.8x4.7x0.5x
Fri, 30 Sep 2022LK₨185.8bLK₨301.6bLK₨33.5b6x5.5x0.6x
Sun, 28 Aug 2022LK₨161.3bLK₨301.6bLK₨33.5b4.8x4.8x0.5x
Tue, 26 Jul 2022LK₨122.9bLK₨265.8bLK₨24.5b5x5x0.5x
Thu, 23 Jun 2022LK₨118.3bLK₨265.7bLK₨24.5b4.8x4.8x0.4x
Sat, 21 May 2022LK₨129.1bLK₨255.1bLK₨27.3b5.3x4.7x0.5x
Mon, 18 Apr 2022LK₨121.6bLK₨247.9bLK₨25.5b5.6x4.8x0.5x
Wed, 16 Mar 2022LK₨157.1bLK₨247.9bLK₨25.5b6.7x6.2x0.6x
Fri, 11 Feb 2022LK₨199.0bLK₨241.5bLK₨25.7b8.2x7.8x0.8x
Sun, 09 Jan 2022LK₨218.0bLK₨236.2bLK₨24.1b10.1x9x0.9x
Tue, 07 Dec 2021LK₨198.2bLK₨236.2bLK₨24.1b9.1x8.2x0.8x
Thu, 04 Nov 2021LK₨183.8bLK₨230.3bLK₨24.7b7.7x7.5x0.8x
Sat, 02 Oct 2021LK₨176.3bLK₨226.6bLK₨26.2b7.9x6.7x0.8x
Mon, 30 Aug 2021LK₨182.4bLK₨226.6bLK₨26.2b7.8x7x0.8x
Tue, 06 Jul 2021LK₨168.6bLK₨221.3bLK₨25.6b7.7x6.6x0.8x
Fri, 09 Apr 2021LK₨157.0bLK₨204.0bLK₨24.6b6.6x6.4x0.8x
Thu, 31 Dec 2020LK₨143.6bLK₨183.3bLK₨18.8b7.9x7.6x0.8x
Sun, 04 Oct 2020LK₨95.5bLK₨171.3bLK₨14.9b6.5x6.4x0.6x
Wed, 08 Jul 2020LK₨63.6bLK₨163.4bLK₨10.7b7.6x5.9x0.4x
Tue, 31 Mar 2020LK₨45.9bLK₨163.7bLK₨9.7b4.6x4.7x0.3x
Fri, 03 Jan 2020LK₨72.0bLK₨169.7bLK₨9.8b8.6x7.3x0.4x
Price to Earnings Ratio

7.3x


Total Market Cap: LK₨72.0bTotal Earnings: LK₨9.8bTotal Revenue: LK₨169.7bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Sri Lankan Materials Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 6.6x20212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Sri Lankan Materials 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 3.9x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 6.6x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.62x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Materials industry have grown 62% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 27% 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 Materials sector?

LK Market8.48%
Materials8.65%
Chemicals9.93%
Metals and Mining8.67%
Basic Materials4.79%
Packaging3.46%
Paper and Forestry Products0%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Metals and Mining industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 12.6x.
    • It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Chemicals industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 6.2x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Chemicals industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 19% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 91% per year.
  • In contrast, the Chemicals industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 19% 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
CIC.N0000 CIC HoldingsLK₨93.109.8%
+LK₨3.1b
61.4%PE5.1x
LLUB.N0000 Chevron Lubricants LankaLK₨97.605.7%
+LK₨1.3b
-7.9%PE5.6x
HAYC.N0000 HaycarbLK₨60.405.4%
+LK₨921.1m
-14.8%PE2.8x
TKYO.N0000 Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka)LK₨34.704.2%
+LK₨561.3m
-31.2%PE4.8x
JAT.N0000 JAT HoldingsLK₨13.508.0%
+LK₨510.4m
-38.6%PE4.9x
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JAT.N0000

LK₨13.50

JAT Holdings

7D

8.0%

1Y

-38.6%

LLUB.N0000

LK₨97.60

Chevron Lubricants Lanka

7D

5.7%

1Y

-7.9%

CIC.N0000

LK₨93.10

CIC Holdings

7D

9.8%

1Y

61.4%

AGST.N0000

LK₨17.90

AgStar

7D

5.3%

1Y

75.5%

HAYC.N0000

LK₨60.40

Haycarb

7D

5.4%

1Y

-14.8%

ASPH.N0000

LK₨0.40

Industrial Asphalts (Ceylon)

7D

33.3%

1Y

0%

ALUM.N0000

LK₨7.80

Alumex

7D

8.3%

1Y

-51.2%

TKYO.N0000

LK₨34.70

Tokyo Cement Company (Lanka)

7D

4.2%

1Y

-31.2%