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U.S. Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 04, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies158
  • 7D0.07%
  • 3M5.8%
  • 1Y13.4%
  • YTD5.4%

Over the last 7 days, the Food industry has remained flat, although notably Archer-Daniels-Midland declined by 5.8%. The past year has been better, since the industry has gained 13% in that time. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 10% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Food Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 04 Dec 2022US$571.5bUS$485.0bUS$27.7b19.6x20.7x1.2x
Tue, 01 Nov 2022US$558.6bUS$480.7bUS$29.2b21.5x19.1x1.2x
Thu, 29 Sep 2022US$520.9bUS$471.7bUS$29.0b18.9x18x1.1x
Sat, 27 Aug 2022US$557.8bUS$470.4bUS$28.9b19.6x19.3x1.2x
Mon, 25 Jul 2022US$530.0bUS$455.8bUS$28.3b17.3x18.7x1.2x
Wed, 22 Jun 2022US$521.1bUS$455.1bUS$28.1b17.8x18.5x1.1x
Fri, 20 May 2022US$534.3bUS$452.7bUS$27.9b18.4x19.2x1.2x
Sun, 17 Apr 2022US$585.0bUS$439.1bUS$25.9b26.4x22.6x1.3x
Tue, 15 Mar 2022US$528.8bUS$437.6bUS$25.9b23.4x20.4x1.2x
Thu, 10 Feb 2022US$554.2bUS$429.9bUS$27.8b21.2x19.9x1.3x
Sat, 08 Jan 2022US$555.7bUS$421.0bUS$27.3b20.7x20.4x1.3x
Mon, 06 Dec 2021US$503.9bUS$418.5bUS$27.5b21.4x18.3x1.2x
Wed, 03 Nov 2021US$521.4bUS$413.5bUS$26.8b23x19.5x1.3x
Fri, 01 Oct 2021US$509.1bUS$402.8bUS$26.2b21.9x19.4x1.3x
Sun, 29 Aug 2021US$517.9bUS$404.9bUS$26.0b17.7x19.9x1.3x
Mon, 05 Jul 2021US$541.2bUS$395.7bUS$25.3b20.7x21.4x1.4x
Thu, 08 Apr 2021US$511.9bUS$378.8bUS$22.7b22.9x22.6x1.4x
Sun, 10 Jan 2021US$481.1bUS$368.6bUS$20.8b21.1x23.2x1.3x
Sat, 03 Oct 2020US$456.2bUS$360.6bUS$17.6b19.8x25.9x1.3x
Tue, 07 Jul 2020US$422.6bUS$355.8bUS$15.3b20.6x27.6x1.2x
Fri, 10 Apr 2020US$392.3bUS$359.2bUS$17.8b17.4x22x1.1x
Thu, 02 Jan 2020US$451.2bUS$354.5bUS$18.0b18.7x25x1.3x
Price to Earnings Ratio

25x


Total Market Cap: US$451.2bTotal Earnings: US$18.0bTotal Revenue: US$354.5bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Food Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 22.2x20212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the American Food industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 22.2x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 1.2x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food industry have grown 15% 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 Staples industry?

US Market1.54%
Consumer Staples0.61%
Food0.071%
Packaged Foods and Meats1.32%
Agricultural Products-6.50%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 23.0x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 12.4%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 6.5% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Agricultural Products industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 22.3x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 12% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 6.5% per year.
  • In contrast, the Agricultural Products industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 2.5% 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
MDLZ Mondelez InternationalUS$68.312.4%
+US$2.2b
13.4%PE29.7x
GIS General MillsUS$86.524.3%
+US$2.1b
34.7%PE17.7x
KHC Kraft HeinzUS$39.832.4%
+US$1.1b
18.4%PE40.1x
CAG Conagra BrandsUS$38.122.7%
+US$479.3m
21.5%PE31.8x
MKC McCormickUS$86.381.7%
+US$394.3m
-2.4%PE33.4x
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9.5%

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1.4%

1Y

17.2%

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US$47.64

Hormel Foods

7D

-3.6%

1Y

11.5%

GIS

US$86.52

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4.3%

1Y

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CPB

US$54.10

Campbell Soup

7D

2.0%

1Y

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ADM

US$91.71

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7D

-5.8%

1Y

46.7%

MKC

US$86.38

McCormick

7D

1.7%

1Y

-2.4%

HAIN

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7D

-8.3%

1Y

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STKL

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7D

-8.2%

1Y

55.5%

KHC

US$39.83

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7D

2.4%

1Y

18.4%

DAR

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7D

-14.0%

1Y

-2.3%

FRPT

US$63.95

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7D

-4.2%

1Y

-37.5%

TSN

US$66.02

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7D

-1.9%

1Y

-20.1%