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Sri Lankan (CSE) Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 27, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies12
  • 7D3.1%
  • 3M-7.1%
  • 1Y-12.1%
  • YTD-20.4%

In the last week, the Chemicals industry is up 3.1%, with Dipped Products up 7.9%. However, the industry is down 12% over the past year. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 19% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 27 Nov 2022LK₨109.0bLK₨236.1bLK₨32.7b4.2x3.3x0.5x
Tue, 25 Oct 2022LK₨129.2bLK₨213.8bLK₨30.0b5.9x4.3x0.6x
Thu, 22 Sep 2022LK₨137.2bLK₨205.3bLK₨28.4b6.4x4.8x0.7x
Sat, 20 Aug 2022LK₨121.7bLK₨205.3bLK₨28.4b5x4.3x0.6x
Mon, 18 Jul 2022LK₨81.0bLK₨180.0bLK₨20.2b4.8x4x0.4x
Wed, 15 Jun 2022LK₨90.9bLK₨180.0bLK₨20.2b5.2x4.5x0.5x
Fri, 13 May 2022LK₨78.3bLK₨169.6bLK₨17.9b6.1x4.4x0.5x
Sun, 10 Apr 2022LK₨85.5bLK₨169.5bLK₨18.0b6.5x4.7x0.5x
Tue, 08 Mar 2022LK₨108.3bLK₨169.5bLK₨18.0b7.6x6x0.6x
Thu, 03 Feb 2022LK₨137.1bLK₨163.3bLK₨17.7b11.3x7.7x0.8x
Sat, 01 Jan 2022LK₨136.0bLK₨161.8bLK₨17.6b9.9x7.7x0.8x
Mon, 29 Nov 2021LK₨123.3bLK₨161.8bLK₨17.6b9.4x7x0.8x
Wed, 27 Oct 2021LK₨126.1bLK₨155.1bLK₨18.0b7.8x7x0.8x
Fri, 24 Sep 2021LK₨123.8bLK₨154.4bLK₨17.9b8x6.9x0.8x
Sun, 22 Aug 2021LK₨124.0bLK₨154.4bLK₨17.9b8x6.9x0.8x
Fri, 09 Jul 2021LK₨115.0bLK₨149.0bLK₨17.3b7.7x6.7x0.8x
Thu, 01 Apr 2021LK₨107.4bLK₨137.0bLK₨16.4b6.6x6.6x0.8x
Sun, 03 Jan 2021LK₨91.9bLK₨123.5bLK₨12.6b7.1x7.3x0.7x
Wed, 07 Oct 2020LK₨61.3bLK₨115.2bLK₨10.2b6.2x6x0.5x
Tue, 30 Jun 2020LK₨40.3bLK₨109.3bLK₨7.8b4.4x5.1x0.4x
Fri, 03 Apr 2020LK₨29.5bLK₨107.2bLK₨6.9b3.3x4.3x0.3x
Mon, 06 Jan 2020LK₨41.2bLK₨109.6bLK₨7.3b6.8x5.6x0.4x
Price to Earnings Ratio

6.4x


Total Market Cap: LK₨42.3bTotal Earnings: LK₨6.6bTotal Revenue: LK₨108.1bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Sri Lankan Chemicals Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 6.2x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Sri Lankan Chemicals 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 3.3x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 6.2x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.62x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Chemicals industry have grown 71% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 30% 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 industry?

LK Market4.82%
Materials3.58%
Chemicals3.11%
Specialty Chemicals6.26%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals3.02%
Commodity Chemicals2.82%
Diversified Chemicals0%
Industrial Gases0%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Specialty Chemicals industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 16.1x.
    • It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Commodity Chemicals industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 6.4x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Commodity Chemicals industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 19% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 86% per year.
  • In contrast, the Commodity 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
DIPD.N0000 Dipped ProductsLK₨27.307.9%
+LK₨1.2b
-43.7%PE2x
HAYC.N0000 HaycarbLK₨55.905.7%
+LK₨891.4m
-23.6%PE2.6x
CIC.N0000 CIC HoldingsLK₨80.302.4%
+LK₨720.3m
43.9%PE4.4x
JAT.N0000 JAT HoldingsLK₨11.909.2%
+LK₨510.4m
-42.2%PE4.3x
AGST.N0000 AgStarLK₨15.805.3%
+LK₨390.0m
43.6%PE4.2x
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HAYC.N0000

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1Y

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1Y

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APLA.N0000

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1Y

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LK₨91.50

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7D

-1.1%

1Y

-13.5%

AGST.N0000

LK₨15.80

AgStar

7D

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1Y

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CIC.N0000

LK₨80.30

CIC Holdings

7D

2.4%

1Y

43.9%

DIPD.N0000

LK₨27.30

Dipped Products

7D

7.9%

1Y

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