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U.K. (FTSE) Food and Staples Retail Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.0%
  • 3M-1.9%
  • 1Y-1.1%
  • YTD-11.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Food and Staples Retail industry has dropped 2.0%, driven by a pullback from Ocado Group of 3.6%. As for the longer term, the industry's performance has been flat for the past year.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 28 Nov 2021UK£58.3bUK£148.1bUK£1.9b18.4x
Tue, 26 Oct 2021UK£60.4bUK£149.3bUK£1.3b20.6x
Thu, 23 Sep 2021UK£58.1bUK£146.1bUK£857.4m22.7x
Sat, 21 Aug 2021UK£58.7bUK£144.5bUK£924.0m26x
Sat, 05 Jun 2021UK£52.0bUK£142.6bUK£924.8m25.5x
Tue, 09 Mar 2021UK£54.0bUK£142.3bUK£1.1b24.1x
Mon, 30 Nov 2020UK£59.2bUK£139.7bUK£1.3b24.8x
Thu, 03 Sep 2020UK£60.2bUK£148.3bUK£1.6b21.6x
Sun, 07 Jun 2020UK£56.0bUK£144.1bUK£1.5b27.6x
Sat, 29 Feb 2020UK£48.2bUK£144.0bUK£1.3b26.9x
Tue, 03 Dec 2019UK£52.3bUK£145.5bUK£1.7b20.9x
Fri, 06 Sep 2019UK£50.7bUK£145.8bUK£2.0b21.5x
Mon, 10 Jun 2019UK£50.0bUK£145.2bUK£2.2b17.6x
Sun, 03 Mar 2019UK£48.8bUK£144.1bUK£2.2b17.3x
Wed, 05 Dec 2018UK£46.8bUK£143.3bUK£2.2b20x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£46.8bTotal Earnings: UK£2.2bTotal Revenue: UK£143.3b0%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 22.7x. 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 declined 4.2% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat. This means that although sales have remained flat, 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. Food and Staples Retail industry?

Food Retail-1.96%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Food Retail industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 23.1x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 16%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 42% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Big Box Super Stores industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 18.9x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Food Retail industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 16% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 42% per year. Meanwhile, the Big Box Super Stores industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 14% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

SBRY J Sainsbury0.3%+UK£23.2m35.6%PE23.9x
MRW Wm Morrison Supermarkets0.3%+UK£19.3m72.8%PS0.4x
TSCO Tesco0.1%+UK£9.6m-3.3%PE18.4x
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