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Sri Lankan (CSE) Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D0.4%
  • 3M-8.7%
  • 1Y30.5%
  • YTD18.2%

Over the last 7 days, the Chemicals industry has remained flat, although notably Dipped Products gained 3.9%. The past year has been better, since the industry has gained 30% in that time.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 05 Dec 2021LK₨125.3bLK₨161.8bLK₨17.6b9.2x
Tue, 02 Nov 2021LK₨128.2bLK₨156.7bLK₨18.2b7.8x
Thu, 30 Sep 2021LK₨126.6bLK₨154.4bLK₨17.9b8.1x
Sat, 28 Aug 2021LK₨132.8bLK₨154.4bLK₨17.9b7.9x
Sun, 04 Jul 2021LK₨115.0bLK₨149.0bLK₨17.3b7.7x
Wed, 07 Apr 2021LK₨107.4bLK₨137.0bLK₨16.4b6.6x
Sat, 09 Jan 2021LK₨91.9bLK₨123.5bLK₨12.6b7.1x
Fri, 02 Oct 2020LK₨61.3bLK₨115.2bLK₨10.2b6.2x
Mon, 06 Jul 2020LK₨40.3bLK₨109.3bLK₨7.8b4.4x
Thu, 09 Apr 2020LK₨29.5bLK₨107.2bLK₨6.9b3.3x
Wed, 01 Jan 2020LK₨41.2bLK₨109.6bLK₨7.3b6.8x
Sat, 05 Oct 2019LK₨34.8bLK₨108.1bLK₨6.6b5.7x
Tue, 09 Jul 2019LK₨32.4bLK₨106.1bLK₨5.4b7.7x
Mon, 01 Apr 2019LK₨33.0bLK₨105.1bLK₨5.7b7.9x
Thu, 03 Jan 2019LK₨36.0bLK₨103.7bLK₨5.5b6.8x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: LK₨36.0bTotal Earnings: LK₨5.5bTotal Revenue: LK₨103.7b0%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 6.9x. However, future earnings are expected to decline by 14% which could potentially cause the PE ratio to fall below its historical average.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Chemicals industry have grown 48% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 16% 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 Chemicals industry?

Commodity Chemicals0.75%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals-0.62%
Specialty Chemicals-0.62%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Specialty Chemicals industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 16.9x. 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 Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 7.3x.

Forecasted Growth: Despite it being negative, analysts are least pessimistic on the Commodity Chemicals industry since they expect its earnings to decline by only 14% per year over the next 5 years, which isn't as bad as the other industries. However, this is a reversal from its past annual earnings growth rate of 32% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

DIPD.N0000 Dipped Products3.9%+LK₨1.1b49.6%PE5.5x
UCAR.N0000 Union Chemicals Lanka16.7%+LK₨196.1m7.2%PE12.9x
CIC.N0000 CIC Holdings0.7%+LK₨151.6m36.2%PE5.8x
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