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U.S. Consumer Staples Sector Analysis

UpdatedFeb 07, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies439
  • 7D-0.7%
  • 3M2.3%
  • 1Y-3.1%
  • YTD-0.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Consumer Staples industry has remained flat. In line with that, the industry has also been flat over the past 12 months. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 12% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 07 Feb 2023US$2.6tUS$2.3tUS$89.7b21.6x28.7x1.1x
Thu, 05 Jan 2023US$2.7tUS$2.3tUS$100.0b21.1x26.7x1.2x
Sat, 03 Dec 2022US$2.8tUS$2.3tUS$100.0b24.3x27.7x1.2x
Mon, 31 Oct 2022US$2.6tUS$2.3tUS$105.6b21.5x24.9x1.2x
Wed, 28 Sep 2022US$2.4tUS$2.2tUS$104.9b18.5x23x1.1x
Fri, 26 Aug 2022US$2.7tUS$2.2tUS$104.4b20x25.6x1.2x
Sun, 24 Jul 2022US$2.6tUS$2.2tUS$104.2b19.4x24.7x1.2x
Tue, 21 Jun 2022US$2.4tUS$2.2tUS$104.6b17.3x22.8x1.1x
Thu, 19 May 2022US$2.6tUS$2.2tUS$103.1b18.9x25.6x1.2x
Sat, 16 Apr 2022US$2.9tUS$2.2tUS$100.2b24.4x28.6x1.3x
Mon, 14 Mar 2022US$2.6tUS$2.2tUS$99.3b22.3x26.3x1.2x
Wed, 09 Feb 2022US$2.8tUS$2.1tUS$92.0b21.5x29.9x1.3x
Fri, 07 Jan 2022US$2.8tUS$2.1tUS$88.4b24x32x1.3x
Sun, 05 Dec 2021US$2.6tUS$2.1tUS$88.2b23x29.9x1.3x
Tue, 02 Nov 2021US$2.7tUS$2.1tUS$90.1b24.2x29.6x1.3x
Thu, 30 Sep 2021US$2.7tUS$2.1tUS$95.1b23.9x28.1x1.3x
Sat, 28 Aug 2021US$2.7tUS$2.1tUS$94.0b20.7x28.9x1.3x
Sun, 04 Jul 2021US$2.7tUS$2.0tUS$93.9b20.7x28.5x1.3x
Wed, 07 Apr 2021US$2.5tUS$2.0tUS$86.4b21.9x29.1x1.3x
Sat, 09 Jan 2021US$2.6tUS$1.9tUS$92.8b20x27.6x1.3x
Fri, 02 Oct 2020US$2.4tUS$1.9tUS$85.0b20.2x27.8x1.3x
Mon, 06 Jul 2020US$2.1tUS$1.8tUS$72.4b20.8x28.7x1.2x
Thu, 09 Apr 2020US$1.9tUS$1.8tUS$68.0b17.2x28.5x1.1x
Price to Earnings Ratio

29.7x


Total Market Cap: US$2.1tTotal Earnings: US$69.2bTotal Revenue: US$1.8tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Consumer Staples Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 28.1x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the American Consumer Staples 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 28.1x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 1.2x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Consumer Staples industry have grown 9.0% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 8.3% 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 sector?

US Market0.88%
Consumer Staples-0.66%
Food0.18%
Household Products-0.21%
Beverage-0.62%
Food and Staples Retail-0.95%
Personal Products-3.68%
Tobacco-9.53%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Personal Products industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 21.6%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 27.7% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Tobacco industry, although it looks like investor sentiment has improved given that it's trading above its 3-year average.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Personal Products industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 22% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 28% per year.
  • In contrast, the Tobacco industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 4.2% 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
HSY HersheyUS$240.537.1%
+US$3.3b
16.2%PE30x
MO Altria GroupUS$46.964.3%
+US$3.1b
-6.9%PE14.6x
COST Costco WholesaleUS$515.590.9%
+US$2.0b
-1.1%PE38.9x
PEP PepsiCoUS$171.820.5%
+US$1.1b
-0.1%PE24.7x
CLX CloroxUS$152.575.4%
+US$993.7m
6.5%PE43.3x
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EL

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-5.7%

1Y

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ELF

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MDLZ

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HSY

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PM

US$101.81

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1Y

-2.0%

COST

US$515.59

Costco Wholesale

7D

0.9%

1Y

-1.1%

PEP

US$171.82

PepsiCo

7D

0.5%

1Y

-0.1%

WMT

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Walmart

7D

-2.2%

1Y

1.9%

KHC

US$39.93

Kraft Heinz

7D

-1.5%

1Y

14.3%