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Malaysian (KLSE) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-3.8%
  • 3M-6.9%
  • 1Y-11.5%
  • YTD-12.3%

Over the last 7 days, the Food industry has dropped 3.8%, driven by a pullback from Sime Darby Plantation Berhad of 8.2%. However, the industry is down 12% over the past year.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Tue, 30 Nov 2021RM196.3bRM133.9bRM12.4b13.1x
Thu, 28 Oct 2021RM211.0bRM127.6bRM11.2b15.3x
Sat, 25 Sep 2021RM199.0bRM127.4bRM11.2b14.5x
Mon, 23 Aug 2021RM201.9bRM127.2bRM11.2b14.9x
Sat, 10 Jul 2021RM201.7bRM127.2bRM11.2b14.7x
Fri, 02 Apr 2021RM216.3bRM118.4bRM9.5b17.6x
Mon, 04 Jan 2021RM220.1bRM114.2bRM7.4b19.3x
Thu, 08 Oct 2020RM220.1bRM111.1bRM5.9b18.8x
Wed, 01 Jul 2020RM211.2bRM108.1bRM4.7b20.7x
Sat, 04 Apr 2020RM194.3bRM107.7bRM3.1b18.3x
Tue, 07 Jan 2020RM230.7bRM107.5bRM4.0b25.1x
Mon, 30 Sep 2019RM209.5bRM107.6bRM3.7b21x
Thu, 04 Jul 2019RM216.3bRM106.9bRM3.1b25.9x
Sun, 07 Apr 2019RM215.4bRM101.7bRM3.2b22.5x
Wed, 09 Jan 2019RM206.9bRM102.0bRM3.4b24.7x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: RM207.9bTotal Earnings: RM5.2bTotal Revenue: RM105.8b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more pessimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 13.1x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 20.3x. Given that earnings are expected to decline by 5.6%, the lower than average PE seems justified.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Food industry have grown 33% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 8.2% 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 Food industry?

Packaged Foods and Meats-2.08%
Agricultural Products-5.01%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Packaged Foods and Meats industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 18.1x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 11%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 5.9% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Agricultural Products industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 29.6x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 11% over the next 5 years. This is better than it's past earnings growth rate of 5.9% per year. Meanwhile, the Agricultural Products industry is expected to see its earnings decline 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?

NESTLE Nestlé (Malaysia) Berhad0.4%+RM117.3m0%PE53.2x
FAREAST Far East Holdings Berhad1.7%+RM29.7m2.4%PE11.8x
COCOLND Cocoaland Holdings Berhad2.2%+RM9.0m-2.1%PE20.2x
KLUANG Kluang Rubber Company (Malaya) Berhad1.7%+RM4.4m29.8%PE8.5x
APOLLO Apollo Food Holdings Berhad1.2%+RM4.0m-2.8%PE26.2x
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