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New Zealand (NZX) Consumer Staples Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.4%
  • 3M1.8%
  • 1Y-36.5%
  • YTD-31.1%

Over the last 7 days, the Consumer Staples industry has dropped 1.4%, driven by a decline by a2 Milk of 3.1%. Meanwhile, Green Cross Health actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 5.2% in the last week. However, the industry is down 37% over the past year.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Mon, 29 Nov 2021NZ$15.0bNZ$28.2bNZ$754.1m23.1x
Wed, 27 Oct 2021NZ$15.8bNZ$28.2bNZ$756.6m23.4x
Fri, 24 Sep 2021NZ$14.9bNZ$27.5bNZ$850.4m18.6x
Sun, 22 Aug 2021NZ$14.9bNZ$27.5bNZ$850.4m21.6x
Fri, 09 Jul 2021NZ$16.1bNZ$27.5bNZ$850.4m24.3x
Thu, 01 Apr 2021NZ$19.4bNZ$27.6bNZ$971.3m21.1x
Sun, 03 Jan 2021NZ$21.7bNZ$28.0bNZ$1.3b20.9x
Wed, 07 Oct 2020NZ$23.1bNZ$28.2bNZ$1.5b21.1x
Tue, 30 Jun 2020NZ$26.3bNZ$27.7bNZ$1.1b17.4x
Fri, 03 Apr 2020NZ$23.4bNZ$27.5bNZ$1.1b15.1x
Mon, 06 Jan 2020NZ$23.4bNZ$26.9bNZ$768.5m20.9x
Thu, 10 Oct 2019NZ$21.1bNZ$26.4bNZ$496.2m19.8x
Wed, 03 Jul 2019NZ$22.9bNZ$26.9bNZ$388.3m21.6x
Sat, 06 Apr 2019NZ$23.5bNZ$26.8bNZ$756.9m23.3x
Tue, 08 Jan 2019NZ$21.4bNZ$26.8bNZ$526.3m22.2x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: NZ$21.0bTotal Earnings: NZ$512.5mTotal Revenue: NZ$26.7b0%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 20.6x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Consumer Staples industry have grown 14% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat. This means that companies overall are more efficiently conducting business since profits are increasing while sales have been flat.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the New Zealand Consumer Staples sector?

Food and Staples Retail5.17%
Personal Products-5.12%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Beverage industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 23.9x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 8.2%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 25% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Food and Staples Retail industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 10.3x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Food industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 25% over the next 5 years. This is better than it's past earnings growth rate of 2.9% per year. Meanwhile, the Beverage industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 8.2% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

GXH Green Cross Health3.5%+NZ$5.7m14.4%PE9.7x
ALF Allied Farmers4.9%+NZ$1.2m4.9%PE12.3x
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