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Malaysian (KLSE) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 01, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies85
  • 7D0.5%
  • 3M-0.5%
  • 1Y3.5%
  • YTD2.0%

Over the last 7 days, the Food industry has remained flat, although notably Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad gained 5.6%. The past year has been better, since the industry has gained 3.1% in that time. In the next few years, earnings are forecast to decline by 7.1% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Malaysian Food Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 01 Dec 2022RM205.9bRM174.9bRM16.3b12x12.7x1.2x
Sat, 29 Oct 2022RM203.4bRM171.9bRM16.8b11.2x12.1x1.2x
Mon, 26 Sep 2022RM199.5bRM170.9bRM16.8b11.2x11.9x1.2x
Wed, 24 Aug 2022RM206.7bRM162.3bRM15.4b11.9x13.4x1.3x
Fri, 22 Jul 2022RM204.0bRM159.6bRM15.6b12.2x13.1x1.3x
Sun, 19 Jun 2022RM206.5bRM159.3bRM15.5b12.4x13.4x1.3x
Tue, 17 May 2022RM223.6bRM149.6bRM14.1b15.5x15.8x1.5x
Thu, 14 Apr 2022RM232.4bRM149.0bRM14.1b15.8x16.5x1.6x
Sat, 12 Mar 2022RM225.0bRM149.0bRM14.2b15.8x15.8x1.5x
Mon, 07 Feb 2022RM196.4bRM137.0bRM12.6b13.6x15.6x1.4x
Wed, 05 Jan 2022RM199.3bRM136.7bRM12.6b13.6x15.8x1.5x
Fri, 03 Dec 2021RM197.3bRM136.6bRM12.5b14.1x15.7x1.4x
Sun, 31 Oct 2021RM207.0bRM127.6bRM11.2b15.1x18.5x1.6x
Tue, 28 Sep 2021RM199.8bRM127.4bRM11.2b14.6x17.9x1.6x
Thu, 26 Aug 2021RM209.4bRM127.2bRM11.2b15.8x18.7x1.6x
Fri, 02 Jul 2021RM201.7bRM127.2bRM11.2b14.7x18x1.6x
Mon, 05 Apr 2021RM216.3bRM118.4bRM9.5b17.6x22.7x1.8x
Thu, 07 Jan 2021RM220.1bRM114.2bRM7.4b19.3x29.6x1.9x
Wed, 30 Sep 2020RM220.1bRM111.1bRM5.9b18.8x37x2x
Sat, 04 Jul 2020RM211.2bRM108.1bRM4.7b20.7x45.3x2x
Tue, 07 Apr 2020RM194.3bRM107.7bRM3.1b18.3x61.9x1.8x
Fri, 10 Jan 2020RM230.7bRM107.5bRM4.0b25.1x57.7x2.1x
Price to Earnings Ratio

58.4x


Total Market Cap: RM219.2bTotal Earnings: RM3.8bTotal Revenue: RM107.7bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Malaysian Food Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 29.4x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Malaysian 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 12.5x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 29.4x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.7x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.2x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food industry have grown 63% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 18% 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 industry?

MY Market-0.31%
Consumer Staples0.43%
Food0.49%
Packaged Foods and Meats3.39%
Agricultural Products-1.72%
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 32.7x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 8.9%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 10.1% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Agricultural Products industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 33.1x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 8.9% over the next 5 years.
  • This is roughly in line with its past earnings growth rate.
  • In contrast, the Agricultural Products industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 20% 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
NESTLE Nestlé (Malaysia) BerhadRM138.905.6%
+RM1.7b
3.7%PE54.3x
PPB PPB Group BerhadRM17.203.9%
+RM910.5m
-1.7%PE12.8x
LHI Leong Hup International BerhadRM0.528.3%
+RM146.0m
1.0%PE41.8x
GCB Guan Chong BerhadRM2.364.9%
+RM129.2m
-10.9%PE15.5x
TSH TSH Resources BerhadRM1.208.1%
+RM124.2m
14.3%PE3.5x
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QL

RM5.57

QL Resources Berhad

7D

-0.5%

1Y

17.3%

LHI

RM0.52

Leong Hup International Berhad

7D

8.3%

1Y

1.0%

GENP

RM6.21

Genting Plantations Berhad

7D

-1.0%

1Y

-8.0%

SIMEPLT

RM4.26

Sime Darby Plantation Berhad

7D

-1.8%

1Y

12.4%

KRETAM

RM0.56

Kretam Holdings Berhad

7D

-7.5%

1Y

2.8%

SOP

RM2.55

Sarawak Oil Palms Berhad

7D

-2.7%

1Y

9.3%

FFB

RM1.58

Farm Fresh Berhad

7D

1.9%

1Y

n/a

TSH

RM1.20

TSH Resources Berhad

7D

8.1%

1Y

14.3%

KLK

RM20.90

Kuala Lumpur Kepong Berhad

7D

-0.9%

1Y

0.4%

HUPSENG

RM0.72

Hup Seng Industries Berhad

7D

9.1%

1Y

-18.2%

GCB

RM2.36

Guan Chong Berhad

7D

4.9%

1Y

-10.9%

NESTLE

RM138.90

Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad

7D

5.6%

1Y

3.7%

DLADY

RM30.54

Dutch Lady Milk Industries Berhad

7D

-2.7%

1Y

-8.8%