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U.K. (FTSE) Distributors Industry Analysis

UpdatedJul 21, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D1.7%
  • 3M13.6%
  • 1Y7.6%
  • YTDn/a

The Distributors industry is up 1.7% in the last week, with Inchcape up 1.6%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 7.6%. Earnings are forecast to grow by 11% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 21 Jul 2024UK£3.9bUK£12.6bUK£307.7m12.7x12.8x0.3x
Tue, 18 Jun 2024UK£3.5bUK£12.6bUK£303.2m11.5x11.6x0.3x
Thu, 16 May 2024UK£3.8bUK£12.6bUK£301.0m11.3x12.5x0.3x
Sat, 13 Apr 2024UK£3.3bUK£12.6bUK£301.0m10.9x11.1x0.3x
Mon, 11 Mar 2024UK£3.1bUK£12.6bUK£301.2m10x10.3x0.2x
Wed, 07 Feb 2024UK£3.3bUK£11.1bUK£273.2m9.2x12.1x0.3x
Fri, 05 Jan 2024UK£3.5bUK£11.1bUK£273.2m9.7x12.7x0.3x
Sun, 03 Dec 2023UK£3.1bUK£11.1bUK£273.2m9x11.4x0.3x
Tue, 31 Oct 2023UK£3.1bUK£11.0bUK£266.6m9.4x11.7x0.3x
Thu, 28 Sep 2023UK£3.6bUK£11.0bUK£265.1m9.8x13.7x0.3x
Sat, 26 Aug 2023UK£3.5bUK£11.0bUK£278.7m10.8x12.6x0.3x
Mon, 24 Jul 2023UK£3.7bUK£9.3bUK£283.8m9.9x12.9x0.4x
Wed, 21 Jun 2023UK£3.7bUK£9.2bUK£282.0m10.7x13x0.4x
Fri, 19 May 2023UK£3.8bUK£9.2bUK£282.0m11.1x13.5x0.4x
Sun, 16 Apr 2023UK£3.7bUK£9.2bUK£282.5m10.9x13.1x0.4x
Tue, 14 Mar 2023UK£4.0bUK£9.0bUK£307.9m10.1x12.9x0.4x
Thu, 09 Feb 2023UK£4.4bUK£9.0bUK£301.7m11.8x14.5x0.5x
Sat, 07 Jan 2023UK£4.3bUK£9.0bUK£301.3m11.2x14.2x0.5x
Mon, 05 Dec 2022UK£3.7bUK£9.0bUK£301.3m10.6x12.1x0.4x
Wed, 02 Nov 2022UK£3.3bUK£9.0bUK£303.2m9.9x11x0.4x
Fri, 30 Sep 2022UK£3.0bUK£9.0bUK£303.2m8.3x9.8x0.3x
Sun, 28 Aug 2022UK£3.4bUK£9.0bUK£295.9m11.2x11.5x0.4x
Tue, 26 Jul 2022UK£3.5bUK£8.7bUK£158.0m11.6x22.1x0.4x
Thu, 23 Jun 2022UK£3.3bUK£8.7bUK£155.5m12.5x21.2x0.4x
Sat, 21 May 2022UK£3.3bUK£8.7bUK£155.3m13.7x21x0.4x
Mon, 18 Apr 2022UK£3.2bUK£8.7bUK£153.4m16.6x20.9x0.4x
Wed, 16 Mar 2022UK£3.4bUK£8.7bUK£153.4m17.6x22x0.4x
Fri, 11 Feb 2022UK£4.2bUK£8.8bUK£105.3m23.3x39.7x0.5x
Sun, 09 Jan 2022UK£4.4bUK£8.8bUK£106.5m24.3x40.9x0.5x
Tue, 07 Dec 2021UK£4.1bUK£8.8bUK£105.1m23.7x39.1x0.5x
Thu, 04 Nov 2021UK£4.1bUK£8.8bUK£105.1m25.5x39.4x0.5x
Sat, 02 Oct 2021UK£4.0bUK£8.8bUK£105.3m24.8x38.2x0.5x
Mon, 30 Aug 2021UK£4.4bUK£8.8bUK£102.6m26.6x42.7x0.5x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£4.4bTotal Earnings: UK£105.7mTotal Revenue: UK£8.7bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Distributors Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 20.1x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British Distributors industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 12.8x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 20.1x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.41x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Distributors industry have grown 43% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 13% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Comparison

How does U.K. Distributors compare with similar industries?

GB Market-1.18%
Consumer Discretionary-0.61%
Retail Distributors1.68%
Industry PEThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
INCH InchcapeUK£8.341.6%
SUP SupremeUK£1.842.5%
ULTP Ultimate ProductsUK£1.382.4%
LIKE Likewise GroupUK£0.176.1%
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