There is a low diversification of 12 months returns within the food sector. Since March last year the sector is around 23 percent lower. Among the winners we find Silence Therapeutics, Kodiak Sciences and Forty Seven. Relatively big losses are for Mologen AG, Acorda Therapeutics and Inflarx NV.
The megacaps in this sector are the winners. Among the less performing are mostly the microcaps.
Regarding the price/earnings-ratios we see a spread palette. The megacaps are with the price/earnings-ratio of 38 the most expensive. The smallcaps are the cheapest and trade at 14 times the earnings per share. Diaceutics, Abcam and Genus are the stocks with the highest ratios. Stocks with the lowest ratios are Endo International, Abivax SA and Mylan NV.
The sector's average dividend yield is with 5.2 percent relatively high. Stocks now high dividend yields now are Atara Biotherapeutics, Abbvie and Bayer AG.
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