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Malaysian (KLSE) Consumer Staples Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.9%
  • 3M-5.9%
  • 1Y-11.7%
  • YTD-12.0%

Over the last 7 days, the Consumer Staples industry has dropped 1.1%, driven by a pullback from Sime Darby Plantation Berhad of 3.9%. However, the industry is down 11% over the past year.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Thu, 02 Dec 2021RM226.6bRM151.6bRM14.1b14.1x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021RM240.6bRM143.0bRM12.7b15.1x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021RM232.0bRM142.8bRM12.7b14.9x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021RM240.7bRM142.6bRM12.7b17.1x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021RM234.8bRM142.6bRM12.7b15.3x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021RM252.1bRM133.3bRM10.9b18x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021RM256.6bRM128.8bRM8.7b21.3x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020RM253.8bRM125.8bRM7.2b19.7x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020RM246.1bRM123.0bRM6.0b21.7x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020RM227.2bRM123.1bRM4.6b18.3x
Thu, 09 Jan 2020RM269.9bRM123.1bRM5.5b23.6x
Wed, 02 Oct 2019RM247.7bRM122.9bRM5.3b22.4x
Sat, 06 Jul 2019RM256.7bRM122.1bRM4.7b23.4x
Tue, 09 Apr 2019RM258.3bRM116.6bRM4.9b22.2x
Mon, 31 Dec 2018RM246.0bRM116.5bRM4.9b23.5x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: RM247.2bTotal Earnings: RM6.7bTotal Revenue: RM119.8b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more pessimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 14.1x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 20.6x. Given that earnings are expected to decline by 2.2%, the lower than average PE seems justified.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Consumer Staples industry have grown 27% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 7.7% 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 Malaysian Consumer Staples sector?

Household Products4.54%
Food and Staples Retail-0.73%
Personal Products-2.56%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Personal Products industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 40.1x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 42%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 28% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Household Products industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 30.1x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Food and Staples Retail industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 50% over the next 5 years. This is roughly in line with its past earnings growth rate. Meanwhile, the Food industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 5.5% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

QL QL Resources Berhad1.3%+RM146.0m-24.2%PE41x
NESTLE Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad0.3%+RM93.8m-2.3%PE53.2x
RUBEREX Rubberex Corporation (M) Berhad19.2%+RM86.4m-65.6%PE2.3x
DLADY Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad1.5%+RM32.0m-9.0%PE25.3x
F&N Fraser & Neave Holdings Bhd0.3%+RM29.3m-23.7%PE23x
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