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U.K. (FTSE) Food Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 06, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies26
  • 7D2.5%
  • 3M4.1%
  • 1Y-20.1%
  • YTD-22.6%

Over the last 7 days, the Food industry has risen 2.5%, driven by gains from Associated British Foods of 5.3%. In contrast, the industry has lost 20% in the last 12 months. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 14% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 07 Dec 2022UK£23.5bUK£38.8bUK£1.1b12.8x20.6x0.6x
Fri, 04 Nov 2022UK£20.2bUK£36.7bUK£1.8b12.3x11.4x0.6x
Sun, 02 Oct 2022UK£19.5bUK£36.8bUK£1.8b11.3x10.8x0.5x
Tue, 30 Aug 2022UK£41.5bUK£44.0bUK£2.7b14.9x15.1x0.9x
Thu, 28 Jul 2022UK£42.4bUK£43.3bUK£3.0b14.9x14.4x1x
Sat, 25 Jun 2022UK£40.6bUK£43.7bUK£3.0b15.9x13.4x0.9x
Mon, 23 May 2022UK£24.0bUK£36.9bUK£2.5b13.5x9.7x0.7x
Wed, 20 Apr 2022UK£25.1bUK£33.9bUK£2.0b14.9x12.5x0.7x
Fri, 18 Mar 2022UK£25.6bUK£33.2bUK£1.9b15.2x13.8x0.8x
Sun, 13 Feb 2022UK£29.7bUK£33.6bUK£2.0b14.7x14.6x0.9x
Tue, 11 Jan 2022UK£30.9bUK£33.6bUK£2.0b16.2x15.2x0.9x
Thu, 09 Dec 2021UK£29.4bUK£33.7bUK£2.0b15.8x14.3x0.9x
Sat, 06 Nov 2021UK£29.3bUK£31.9bUK£1.6b14.3x18.3x0.9x
Mon, 04 Oct 2021UK£28.6bUK£31.7bUK£1.6b13.6x17.7x0.9x
Wed, 01 Sep 2021UK£30.1bUK£31.2bUK£1.6b16.9x19.1x1x
Thu, 08 Jul 2021UK£31.3bUK£31.2bUK£1.6b15.4x19.8x1x
Wed, 31 Mar 2021UK£32.5bUK£30.7bUK£1.3b15.2x24.2x1.1x
Sat, 02 Jan 2021UK£30.3bUK£30.8bUK£1.1b13.2x27.2x1x
Tue, 06 Oct 2020UK£26.3bUK£31.1bUK£1.1b12.8x24.6x0.8x
Fri, 10 Jul 2020UK£26.5bUK£32.1bUK£1.2b14.4x21.9x0.8x
Thu, 02 Apr 2020UK£25.1bUK£32.9bUK£1.2b18.2x20.2x0.8x
Sun, 05 Jan 2020UK£33.8bUK£33.1bUK£1.6b21.6x21.7x1x
Price to Earnings Ratio

21.7x


Total Market Cap: UK£33.8bTotal Earnings: UK£1.6bTotal Revenue: UK£33.1bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Food Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 20.2x20212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the British Food industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 20.2x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.92x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food industry have declined 9.8% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 5.4% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has decreased profits.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.K. Consumer Staples industry?

GB Market1.12%
Consumer Staples1.09%
Food2.54%
Packaged Foods and Meats2.74%
Agricultural Products0.11%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 25.5x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 15.1%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 9.5% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Agricultural Products industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 7.2x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaged Foods and Meats industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 15% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 9.5% per year.
  • In contrast, the Agricultural Products industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 15% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
ABF Associated British FoodsUK£16.705.3%
+UK£656.0m
-14.9%PE18.8x
CWK CranswickUK£31.501.4%
+UK£22.5m
-14.4%PE16.5x
AEP Anglo-Eastern PlantationsUK£8.142.8%
+UK£8.7m
11.5%PE3.5x
WYN Wynnstay GroupUK£6.305.0%
+UK£6.7m
14.5%PE11.6x
BMK Benchmark HoldingsUK£0.381.3%
+UK£3.5m
-38.7%PS1.7x
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GNC

UK£0.63

Greencore Group

7D

-3.8%

1Y

-52.7%

HOTC

UK£1.44

Hotel Chocolat Group

7D

-7.4%

1Y

-72.2%

BMK

UK£0.38

Benchmark Holdings

7D

1.3%

1Y

-38.7%

ANP

UK£4.80

Anpario

7D

-5.0%

1Y

-28.9%

BAKK

UK£0.94

Bakkavor Group

7D

-1.6%

1Y

-26.7%

CWK

UK£31.50

Cranswick

7D

1.4%

1Y

-14.4%

ABF

UK£16.70

Associated British Foods

7D

5.3%

1Y

-14.9%

FIF

UK£0.89

Finsbury Food Group

7D

1.7%

1Y

-7.8%

PFD

UK£1.06

Premier Foods

7D

-0.9%

1Y

1.0%

MHPC

US$3.30

MHP

7D

-2.9%

1Y

-50.9%

WYN

UK£6.30

Wynnstay Group

7D

5.0%

1Y

14.5%

MPE

UK£8.80

M.P. Evans Group

7D

-1.1%

1Y

4.5%

CAM

UK£45.00

Camellia

7D

0.4%

1Y

-32.1%

AEP

UK£8.14

Anglo-Eastern Plantations

7D

2.8%

1Y

11.5%

AVGR

US$0.015

AvangardCo Investments

7D

n/a

1Y

50.0%