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U.K. (FTSE) Retail Distributors Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-3.1%
  • 3M-7.3%
  • 1Y38.7%
  • YTD26.2%

Over the last 7 days, the Retail Distributors industry has dropped 3.1%, driven by a decline by Inchcape of 3.0%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 39%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.K. Retail Distributors Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 28 Nov 2021UK£4.0bUK£8.8bUK£105.1m23.9x
Tue, 26 Oct 2021UK£4.0bUK£8.8bUK£105.4m24.9x
Thu, 23 Sep 2021UK£4.2bUK£8.8bUK£102.6m25.7x
Sat, 21 Aug 2021UK£4.4bUK£8.8bUK£102.6m27.3x
Sat, 05 Jun 2021UK£3.9bUK£8.2b-UK£18,905,000.0023.2x
Tue, 09 Mar 2021UK£3.5bUK£7.7b-UK£142,448,000.0017.1x
Mon, 30 Nov 2020UK£2.7bUK£8.0b-UK£70,001,500.0011x
Thu, 03 Sep 2020UK£2.3bUK£8.4bUK£13.1m63.3x
Sun, 07 Jun 2020UK£2.3bUK£9.3bUK£184.2m11.5x
Sat, 29 Feb 2020UK£2.8bUK£10.3bUK£355.5m7.7x
Tue, 03 Dec 2019UK£3.1bUK£10.3bUK£214.9m12.3x
Fri, 06 Sep 2019UK£2.8bUK£10.3bUK£75.5m10.5x
Mon, 10 Jun 2019UK£2.9bUK£10.2bUK£73.3m11.9x
Sun, 03 Mar 2019UK£2.8bUK£10.1bUK£71.5m10.6x
Wed, 05 Dec 2018UK£2.8bUK£10.0bUK£175.2m9.4x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£2.8bTotal Earnings: UK£175.2mTotal Revenue: UK£10.0b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more optimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 23.9x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 18.0x. It appears they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Retail Distributors industry have declined 16% per year over the last three years, and revenues have also declined 4.3% per year. This means overall sales from these companies are declining and profits are subsequently falling as well.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.K. Retail Distributors industry?


Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Distributors industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 18.0x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 23%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 11% per year.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Distributors industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 23% over the next 5 years. This is better than it's past earnings growth rate of 11% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

HEAD Headlam Group4.0%+UK£14.4m26.3%PE25.9x
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