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Canadian (TSX) Food and Staples Retail Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.7%
  • 3M-1.8%
  • 1Y21.2%
  • YTD21.4%

Over the last 7 days, the Food and Staples Retail industry has dropped 2.7%, driven by a decline by Alimentation Couche-Tard of 6.3%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 21%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Canadian Food and Staples Retail Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Wed, 01 Dec 2021CA$130.6bCA$229.5bCA$6.9b14.7x
Fri, 29 Oct 2021CA$129.5bCA$221.9bCA$6.8b15.2x
Sun, 26 Sep 2021CA$129.9bCA$223.5bCA$6.9b15.4x
Tue, 24 Aug 2021CA$135.3bCA$222.0bCA$6.9b17.6x
Wed, 30 Jun 2021CA$121.3bCA$216.7bCA$6.9b16.3x
Sat, 03 Apr 2021CA$112.4bCA$213.4bCA$6.6b19x
Tue, 05 Jan 2021CA$110.4bCA$216.8bCA$7.1b15.9x
Fri, 09 Oct 2020CA$119.9bCA$218.4bCA$6.8b16.1x
Thu, 02 Jul 2020CA$110.8bCA$225.6bCA$6.5b18.4x
Sun, 05 Apr 2020CA$101.7bCA$223.0bCA$6.4b13.2x
Wed, 08 Jan 2020CA$110.0bCA$219.8bCA$5.1b17.4x
Tue, 01 Oct 2019CA$116.4bCA$219.1bCA$4.3b19.1x
Fri, 05 Jul 2019CA$109.6bCA$221.2bCA$4.1b24x
Mon, 08 Apr 2019CA$105.6bCA$218.7bCA$4.0b21.6x
Thu, 10 Jan 2019CA$94.4bCA$215.7bCA$4.5b21.7x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: CA$95.0bTotal Earnings: CA$5.0bTotal Revenue: CA$214.3b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 18.1x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Consumer Retailing industry have grown 11% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 2.3% 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 Canadian Food and Staples Retail industry?

Drug Retail6.17%
Food Distributors-1.41%
Food Retail-2.79%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Food Retail industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 17.4x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 7.5%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 3.5% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Food Distributors industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 64.9x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Drug Retail industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 110% over the next 5 years. Meanwhile, the Food Retail industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 7.5% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

NBLY Neighbourly Pharmacy4.7%+CA$52.3mn/aPS3.2x
CRP Ceres Global Ag1.5%+CA$2.5m44.6%PE6.2x
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