Over the last 7 days, the Energy industry has remained flat. Unfortunately though, the industry is down 9.4% over the past 12 months. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to decline by 5.9% per year.
Sector Valuation and Performance
Has the Pakistani Energy Sector valuation changed over the past few years?
Investors are pessimistic on the Pakistani Energy 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 2.4x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 5.3x.
The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.44x.
Past Earnings Growth
The earnings for companies in the Energy industry have grown 25% per year over the last three years.
Revenues for these companies have grown 26% per year.
This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.
Which industries have driven the changes within the Pakistani Energy sector?
Oil and Gas
Investors are most optimistic about the Oil and Gas industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 5.3x.
Analysts are expecting annual earnings decline of 5.9%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 68.4% per year.
Investors are most pessimistic about the Energy Services industry, although it looks like investor sentiment has improved given that it's trading above its 3-year average.
Despite it being negative, analysts are least pessimistic on the Oil and Gas industry since they expect its earnings to decline by only 5.9% per year over the next 5 years, which isn't as bad as the other industries.
This is a reversal from its past annual earnings growth rate of 68% per year.
In contrast, the Oil and Gas industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 5.9% per year over the next few years.
Top Stock Gainers and Losers
Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?