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U.S. Consumer Discretionary Sector Analysis

UpdatedFeb 20, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies787
  • 7D-0.2%
  • 3M7.3%
  • 1Y18.8%
  • YTD1.4%

The Consumer Discretionary is pretty flat in the last 7 days, but Tesla has stood out, gaining 6.3%. As for the the longer term, the industry is up 19% over the past 12 months. Earnings are forecast to grow by 18% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Consumer Discretionary Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 20 Feb 2024US$5.3tUS$3.1tUS$152.0b18.1x34.8x1.7x
Thu, 18 Jan 2024US$5.0tUS$3.1tUS$141.6b16.8x35.5x1.6x
Sat, 16 Dec 2023US$5.3tUS$3.1tUS$139.6b17.1x37.9x1.7x
Mon, 13 Nov 2023US$4.8tUS$3.0tUS$131.1b14.9x36.3x1.6x
Wed, 11 Oct 2023US$4.8tUS$3.0tUS$113.8b15.1x42x1.6x
Fri, 08 Sep 2023US$4.9tUS$3.0tUS$112.2b15.5x44x1.7x
Sun, 06 Aug 2023US$5.1tUS$3.0tUS$110.5b16.3x46.1x1.7x
Tue, 04 Jul 2023US$5.0tUS$2.9tUS$99.8b15x49.8x1.7x
Thu, 01 Jun 2023US$4.4tUS$2.9tUS$99.4b13.3x44x1.5x
Sat, 29 Apr 2023US$4.3tUS$2.9tUS$87.9b13.8x49.2x1.5x
Mon, 27 Mar 2023US$4.2tUS$2.9tUS$81.0b13.3x52.3x1.5x
Wed, 22 Feb 2023US$4.6tUS$3.1tUS$81.6b13.4x55.9x1.5x
Fri, 20 Jan 2023US$4.4tUS$3.0tUS$108.0b12.4x40.4x1.4x
Sun, 18 Dec 2022US$4.1tUS$3.0tUS$108.3b11.9x38.3x1.4x
Tue, 15 Nov 2022US$4.3tUS$3.0tUS$111.7b11.7x38.9x1.4x
Thu, 13 Oct 2022US$49.1tUS$3.0tUS$112.4b10.6x436.5x16.5x
Sat, 10 Sep 2022US$5.2tUS$3.0tUS$110.8b11.7x47x1.8x
Mon, 08 Aug 2022US$5.3tUS$3.0tUS$109.7b11.4x48.1x1.8x
Wed, 06 Jul 2022US$4.7tUS$2.9tUS$121.5b10.6x38.7x1.6x
Fri, 03 Jun 2022US$4.9tUS$2.9tUS$118.9b11.6x40.8x1.7x
Sun, 01 May 2022US$5.2tUS$2.9tUS$118.8b12x43.7x1.8x
Tue, 29 Mar 2022US$6.2tUS$2.8tUS$136.1b12.9x45.7x2.2x
Thu, 24 Feb 2022US$5.8tUS$2.8tUS$149.7b13.4x38.8x2.1x
Sat, 22 Jan 2022US$5.9tUS$2.9tUS$128.0b14.6x45.8x2x
Mon, 20 Dec 2021US$6.4tUS$2.7tUS$117.6b15.3x54.7x2.3x
Wed, 17 Nov 2021US$7.2tUS$2.7tUS$123.6b17.3x58.5x2.7x
Fri, 15 Oct 2021US$6.5tUS$2.6tUS$122.8b16.8x52.6x2.4x
Sun, 12 Sep 2021US$6.4tUS$2.7tUS$118.3b14.8x54.4x2.4x
Tue, 10 Aug 2021US$6.5tUS$2.6tUS$120.6b16.1x53.7x2.5x
Mon, 03 May 2021US$6.5tUS$2.3tUS$70.3b19.3x92.3x2.8x
Price to Earnings Ratio

146x


Total Market Cap: US$6.2tTotal Earnings: US$42.6bTotal Revenue: US$2.2tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Consumer Discretionary Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 51.9x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the American Consumer Discretionary 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 34.8x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 51.9x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.9x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.7x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Consumer Discretionary industry have grown 53% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 11% 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 U.S. Consumer Discretionary sector?

US Market-0.21%
Consumer Discretionary-0.18%
Auto4.26%
Online Retail and Ecommerce0%
Retail Distributors-0.20%
Hospitality-0.38%
General Merchandise and Department Stores-0.73%
Specialty Stores-0.89%
Consumer Services-1.12%
Luxury-1.72%
Consumer Durables-3.09%
Leisure-3.36%
Auto Components-3.46%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Consumer Services industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 27.7x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 41.3%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 9.8% per year.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Consumer Services industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 41% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 9.8% per year.
  • In contrast, the Retail Distributors industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 5.8% 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
TSLA TeslaUS$199.956.3%
+US$37.6b
-4.0%PE42.5x
PDD PDD HoldingsUS$135.262.8%
+US$4.9b
44.8%PE28x
JD JD.comUS$24.225.8%
+US$2.1b
-54.3%PE11.5x
BABA Alibaba Group HoldingUS$73.911.1%
+US$1.9b
-26.1%PE13.3x
MCD McDonald'sUS$292.020.9%
+US$1.9b
8.2%PE25x
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