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Pakistani (KSE) Materials Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.9%
  • 3M-14.4%
  • 1Y-6.2%
  • YTD-11.9%

Over the last 7 days, the Materials industry has dropped 2.9%, driven by a decline by Lucky Cement of 6.5%. However, the industry is down 6.2% over the past year.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the Pakistani Materials Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 05 Dec 2021PK₨1.7tPK₨2.5tPK₨284.9b7.2x
Tue, 02 Nov 2021PK₨1.7tPK₨2.5tPK₨284.4b7.7x
Thu, 30 Sep 2021PK₨1.6tPK₨2.3tPK₨259.8b7.8x
Sat, 28 Aug 2021PK₨1.8tPK₨2.3tPK₨255.1b9.3x
Sun, 04 Jul 2021PK₨1.8tPK₨2.3tPK₨253.8b9.1x
Wed, 07 Apr 2021PK₨1.7tPK₨2.2tPK₨222.2b9.8x
Sat, 09 Jan 2021PK₨1.7tPK₨2.0tPK₨154.1b13.7x
Fri, 02 Oct 2020PK₨1.5tPK₨1.9tPK₨100.8b15.9x
Mon, 06 Jul 2020PK₨1.3tPK₨1.8tPK₨68.5b14.6x
Thu, 09 Apr 2020PK₨1.0tPK₨1.9tPK₨75.4b9.4x
Wed, 01 Jan 2020PK₨1.3tPK₨1.9tPK₨102.9b12.2x
Sat, 05 Oct 2019PK₨1.0tPK₨1.8tPK₨118.1b7.2x
Tue, 09 Jul 2019PK₨1.1tPK₨1.8tPK₨135.9b6.5x
Mon, 01 Apr 2019PK₨1.3tPK₨1.7tPK₨150.0b7.6x
Thu, 03 Jan 2019PK₨1.3tPK₨1.6tPK₨166.8b7.3x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: PK₨1.3tTotal Earnings: PK₨166.8bTotal Revenue: PK₨1.6t0%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 10.4x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Materials industry have grown 20% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 15% 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 Pakistani Materials sector?

Paper and Forestry Products2.10%
Basic Materials-4.01%
Metals and Mining-5.79%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Basic Materials industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 16.9x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 19%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 173% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Chemicals industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 9.2x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Basic Materials industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 19% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 173% per year. Meanwhile, the Chemicals industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 8.3% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

FATIMA Fatima Fertilizer4.1%+PK₨2.9b26.5%PE4.2x
PKGS Packages2.9%+PK₨1.3b-6.3%PE6.4x
ICI ICI Pakistan1.7%+PK₨1.1b-2.1%PE8.1x
ENGRO Engro0.6%+PK₨1.0b-8.0%PE5.4x
STPL Siddiqsons Tin Plate5.1%+PK₨135.3m-25.7%PE6.2x
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