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U.S. Consumer Discretionary Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 06, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies871
  • 7D0.1%
  • 3M-14.2%
  • 1Y-37.8%
  • YTD-37.8%

In the last week, the Consumer Discretionary industry is up 2.0%, with Alibaba Group Holding up 19%. However, the industry is down 35% over the past year. Earnings are forecast to grow by 28% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 07 Dec 2022US$4.4tUS$3.0tUS$108.2b12x40.7x1.5x
Fri, 04 Nov 2022US$4.1tUS$3.0tUS$111.8b10.7x37x1.4x
Sun, 02 Oct 2022US$4.5tUS$3.0tUS$112.5b10.3x39.8x1.5x
Tue, 30 Aug 2022US$5.1tUS$3.0tUS$111.1b11.7x45.8x1.7x
Thu, 28 Jul 2022US$4.9tUS$2.9tUS$120.7b11.1x40.6x1.7x
Sat, 25 Jun 2022US$4.7tUS$2.9tUS$120.1b11.2x39.3x1.6x
Mon, 23 May 2022US$4.5tUS$2.9tUS$118.5b11.1x37.6x1.5x
Wed, 20 Apr 2022US$6.0tUS$2.9tUS$134.4b12.5x44.4x2.1x
Fri, 18 Mar 2022US$5.7tUS$2.8tUS$129.7b13.4x44.2x2x
Sun, 13 Feb 2022US$5.9tUS$2.8tUS$143.5b14.2x41.3x2.1x
Tue, 11 Jan 2022US$6.4tUS$2.7tUS$117.0b15.7x55.1x2.3x
Thu, 09 Dec 2021US$6.9tUS$2.7tUS$118.0b16x58.5x2.5x
Sat, 06 Nov 2021US$7.2tUS$2.7tUS$125.2b17.1x57.6x2.7x
Mon, 04 Oct 2021US$6.3tUS$2.6tUS$123.1b16.6x50.9x2.4x
Wed, 01 Sep 2021US$6.5tUS$2.6tUS$120.8b16.2x53.8x2.5x
Thu, 08 Jul 2021US$6.6tUS$2.6tUS$115.1b17.8x57.3x2.6x
Wed, 31 Mar 2021US$6.2tUS$2.3tUS$66.1b20.4x93.2x2.7x
Sat, 02 Jan 2021US$6.2tUS$2.3tUS$47.4b19.5x130.4x2.7x
Tue, 06 Oct 2020US$5.2tUS$2.2tUS$50.9b19.4x102.4x2.4x
Fri, 10 Jul 2020US$4.1tUS$2.1tUS$51.6b21.1x78.5x2x
Thu, 02 Apr 2020US$3.0tUS$2.2tUS$84.3b10.9x35.2x1.3x
Sun, 05 Jan 2020US$3.7tUS$2.3tUS$114.7b18.5x32.3x1.6x
Price to Earnings Ratio

32.3x


Total Market Cap: US$3.7tTotal Earnings: US$114.7bTotal Revenue: US$2.3tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Consumer Discretionary Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 65.8x20212022
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 40.7x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 65.8x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 2.1x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.5x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Consumer Discretionary industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 9.7% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased and as a result, profits have held steady.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Consumer Discretionary sector?

US Market1.07%
Consumer Discretionary1.96%
Leisure4.22%
Hospitality3.42%
Luxury3.38%
Online Retail and Ecommerce2.61%
Auto Components2.44%
Consumer Durables2.19%
Auto1.23%
Retail Distributors0.76%
Consumer Services0.42%
Specialty Stores0.33%
General Merchanise and Department Stores-3.59%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Hospitality industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio.
    • Analysts expect its future annual earnings growth (25.3%) to be largely in line with prior year's earnings growth.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Online Retail and Ecommerce industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 46% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 61% per year.
  • In contrast, the Consumer Durables industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 6.1% 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
BABA Alibaba Group HoldingUS$91.4514.5%
+US$30.7b
-27.2%PE124.2x
JD JD.comUS$60.3513.3%
+US$11.1b
-22.7%PE302.6x
PDD PinduoduoUS$86.9110.8%
+US$10.7b
37.9%PE26.8x
NIO NIOUS$13.2426.1%
+US$4.5b
-60.0%PS3.5x
LI Li AutoUS$23.1024.7%
+US$4.5b
-25.3%PS4.3x
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