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

UpdatedFeb 25, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies12
  • 7D0.9%
  • 3M-3.8%
  • 1Y15.9%
  • YTD-7.3%

Last week, the Food and Staples Retail industry hasn't moved much but X5 Retail Group is up 8.2% in that time. The past year has been better, since the industry has gained 16% in that time. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 15% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 25 Feb 2024UK£42.3bUK£150.0bUK£2.5b13x17x0.3x
Tue, 23 Jan 2024UK£39.8bUK£164.9bUK£2.8b12.2x14.4x0.2x
Thu, 21 Dec 2023UK£46.4bUK£163.9bUK£2.7b13.2x17x0.3x
Sat, 18 Nov 2023UK£38.0bUK£164.3bUK£2.8b12.4x13.8x0.2x
Mon, 16 Oct 2023UK£40.0bUK£158.6bUK£2.6b12.3x15.2x0.3x
Wed, 13 Sep 2023UK£42.3bUK£157.7bUK£2.0b15.5x21.3x0.3x
Fri, 11 Aug 2023UK£38.7bUK£155.8bUK£1.8b14.2x21.1x0.2x
Sun, 09 Jul 2023UK£38.3bUK£157.6bUK£1.9b13.8x20.2x0.2x
Tue, 06 Jun 2023UK£38.0bUK£161.9bUK£2.0b11.7x19x0.2x
Thu, 04 May 2023UK£33.4bUK£129.5bUK£1.7b11.6x19.9x0.3x
Sat, 01 Apr 2023UK£35.7bUK£157.0bUK£2.5b11.1x14x0.2x
Mon, 27 Feb 2023UK£36.1bUK£154.0bUK£2.4b10.8x15.1x0.2x
Wed, 25 Jan 2023UK£36.1bUK£157.1bUK£2.4b11x14.7x0.2x
Fri, 23 Dec 2022UK£32.4bUK£155.9bUK£2.4b9.3x13.3x0.2x
Sun, 20 Nov 2022UK£32.6bUK£163.6bUK£2.5b9.3x12.8x0.2x
Tue, 18 Oct 2022UK£27.3bUK£159.7bUK£2.6b7.4x10.5x0.2x
Thu, 15 Sep 2022UK£32.5bUK£159.1bUK£3.2b8.8x10.2x0.2x
Sat, 13 Aug 2022UK£37.8bUK£158.2bUK£3.2b12.4x11.9x0.2x
Mon, 11 Jul 2022UK£34.8bUK£143.3bUK£2.9b12.5x12x0.2x
Wed, 08 Jun 2022UK£35.7bUK£154.3bUK£3.1b11x11.6x0.2x
Fri, 06 May 2022UK£36.3bUK£152.1bUK£2.8b15.1x13.1x0.2x
Sun, 03 Apr 2022UK£40.3bUK£137.7bUK£1.9b18.3x21.4x0.3x
Tue, 01 Mar 2022UK£40.5bUK£123.1bUK£1.7b11.7x23.5x0.3x
Thu, 27 Jan 2022UK£47.9bUK£128.2bUK£1.9b19.4x24.9x0.4x
Sat, 25 Dec 2021UK£49.9bUK£131.2bUK£2.0b19x25.3x0.4x
Mon, 22 Nov 2021UK£59.7bUK£149.2bUK£2.0b18.4x30.6x0.4x
Wed, 20 Oct 2021UK£59.7bUK£148.8bUK£1.3b20x45.6x0.4x
Fri, 17 Sep 2021UK£57.7bUK£146.2bUK£858.3m23.5x67.2x0.4x
Sun, 15 Aug 2021UK£57.3bUK£144.5bUK£924.0m25.9x62x0.4x
Thu, 10 Jun 2021UK£52.0bUK£142.6bUK£924.8m25.5x56.3x0.4x
Wed, 03 Mar 2021UK£54.0bUK£142.3bUK£1.1b24.1x48.6x0.4x
Price to Earnings Ratio

48.6x


Total Market Cap: UK£54.0bTotal Earnings: UK£1.1bTotal Revenue: UK£142.3bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Food and Staples Retail Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 26.3x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British Consumer Retailing 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 17.0x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 26.3x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.29x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Consumer Retailing industry have grown 31% 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 Trends

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

GB Market-0.24%
Consumer Staples0.31%
Food and Staples Retail0.92%
Food Retail0.97%
Drug Retail0%
Big Box Super Stores-0.027%
Food Distributors-1.57%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Food Retail industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 30.4x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 15.3%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 24.7% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Big Box Super Stores industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 6.2x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Food Retail industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 15% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 25% per year.
  • In contrast, the Food Retail industry is expected to see its earnings grow 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
FIVE X5 Retail GroupUS$21.008.2%
+US$434.5m
102.0%PE8.5x
OKEY O'Key GroupUS$0.60n/a
US$160.4m
-15.8%PE43.5x
MKS Marks and Spencer GroupUK£2.411.7%
+UK£78.9m
57.6%PE11.7x
SBRY J SainsburyUK£2.540.2%
+UK£14.0m
-3.4%PE76.9x
TSCO TescoUK£2.800.04%
+UK£7.0m
13.3%PE13.6x
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