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U.K. (FTSE) Distributors Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 31, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies6
  • 7D-3.8%
  • 3M-14.9%
  • 1Y2.3%
  • YTD-8.3%

Over the last 7 days, the Distributors industry has dropped 3.8%, driven by a pullback from Inchcape of 3.4%. Over the last year, the industry has been flat overall. Earnings are forecast to grow by 16% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 31 May 2023UKĀ£3.7bUKĀ£9.2bUKĀ£282.0m10.6x13x0.4x
Fri, 28 Apr 2023UKĀ£3.8bUKĀ£9.2bUKĀ£282.5m11.1x13.5x0.4x
Sun, 26 Mar 2023UKĀ£3.5bUKĀ£9.2bUKĀ£282.9m9.9x12.5x0.4x
Tue, 21 Feb 2023UKĀ£4.4bUKĀ£9.0bUKĀ£301.7m10.8x14.7x0.5x
Thu, 19 Jan 2023UKĀ£4.4bUKĀ£9.0bUKĀ£301.3m12.4x14.5x0.5x
Sat, 17 Dec 2022UKĀ£3.5bUKĀ£9.0bUKĀ£301.3m10.7x11.7x0.4x
Mon, 14 Nov 2022UKĀ£3.7bUKĀ£9.0bUKĀ£304.8m9.8x12.1x0.4x
Wed, 12 Oct 2022UKĀ£3.1bUKĀ£9.0bUKĀ£303.2m8.8x10.2x0.3x
Fri, 09 Sep 2022UKĀ£3.3bUKĀ£9.0bUKĀ£303.4m9.7x10.8x0.4x
Sun, 07 Aug 2022UKĀ£3.7bUKĀ£9.0bUKĀ£295.9m11.5x12.4x0.4x
Tue, 05 Jul 2022UKĀ£3.2bUKĀ£8.7bUKĀ£155.5m12.8x20.4x0.4x
Thu, 02 Jun 2022UKĀ£3.4bUKĀ£8.7bUKĀ£155.5m13.3x21.6x0.4x
Sat, 30 Apr 2022UKĀ£3.4bUKĀ£8.7bUKĀ£153.4m16.7x22.2x0.4x
Mon, 28 Mar 2022UKĀ£3.4bUKĀ£8.7bUKĀ£153.4m18.1x22.1x0.4x
Wed, 23 Feb 2022UKĀ£4.0bUKĀ£8.8bUKĀ£105.3m22.4x37.7x0.5x
Fri, 21 Jan 2022UKĀ£4.2bUKĀ£8.8bUKĀ£105.3m24.9x40.2x0.5x
Sun, 19 Dec 2021UKĀ£4.1bUKĀ£8.8bUKĀ£106.5m23.6x39x0.5x
Tue, 16 Nov 2021UKĀ£4.1bUKĀ£8.8bUKĀ£105.1m25.8x39.4x0.5x
Thu, 14 Oct 2021UKĀ£4.0bUKĀ£8.8bUKĀ£105.3m25.2x38.1x0.5x
Sat, 11 Sep 2021UKĀ£4.2bUKĀ£8.8bUKĀ£102.6m27x41.2x0.5x
Mon, 09 Aug 2021UKĀ£4.3bUKĀ£8.7bUKĀ£105.7m27.6x41.1x0.5x
Sun, 02 May 2021UKĀ£3.8bUKĀ£8.2b-UKĀ£18,905,000.0019.8x-202.1x0.5x
Wed, 03 Feb 2021UKĀ£3.0bUKĀ£7.6b-UKĀ£153,343,000.0012.7x-19.8x0.4x
Sat, 07 Nov 2020UKĀ£2.3bUKĀ£8.0b-UKĀ£70,725,000.0010.9x-31.8x0.3x
Fri, 31 Jul 2020UKĀ£2.0bUKĀ£8.4bUKĀ£12.4m52.9x159.7x0.2x
Price to Earnings Ratio

12.4x


Total Market Cap: UKĀ£2.3bTotal Earnings: UKĀ£184.2mTotal Revenue: UKĀ£9.3bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Distributors Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 9.7x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the British Distributors industry, and appear confident in long term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 13.0x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 9.7x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.43x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Distributors industry have grown 15% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat.
  • This means that companies overall are more efficiently conducting business since profits are increasing while sales have been flat.

Industry Comparison

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

GB Market-2.80%
Consumer Discretionary-2.66%
Retail Distributors-3.77%
Distributors-3.77%
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
SNWS Smiths NewsUKĀ£0.530.4%
+UKĀ£471.1k
55.4%PE5x
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UPGS

UKĀ£1.28

UP Global Sourcing Holdings

7D

-1.5%

1Y

-3.8%

HEAD

UKĀ£2.41

Headlam Group

7D

-8.4%

1Y

-26.7%

INCH

UKĀ£7.62

Inchcape

7D

-3.5%

1Y

4.6%

LIKE

UKĀ£0.24

Likewise Group

7D

-5.8%

1Y

-24.6%

SUP

UKĀ£0.98

Supreme

7D

-7.1%

1Y

-20.3%