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U.K. (FTSE) Trade Distributors Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 04, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies23
  • 7D-1.1%
  • 3M10.2%
  • 1Y-16.0%
  • YTD-17.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Trade Distributors industry has dropped 1.1%, driven by Ashtead Group declining 1.5%. Overall the industry is down 16% in 12 months. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 1.9% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 04 Dec 2022UK£50.4bUK£36.5bUK£3.2b12.3x15.8x1.4x
Tue, 01 Nov 2022UK£46.1bUK£36.6bUK£3.2b11.8x14.3x1.3x
Thu, 29 Sep 2022UK£63.7bUK£63.7bUK£5.2b13x12.2x1x
Sat, 27 Aug 2022UK£68.4bUK£58.3bUK£4.9b13.3x14x1.2x
Mon, 25 Jul 2022UK£68.7bUK£57.0bUK£4.6b13.4x15x1.2x
Wed, 22 Jun 2022UK£59.3bUK£56.0bUK£4.5b13.5x13.2x1.1x
Fri, 20 May 2022UK£64.7bUK£53.9bUK£4.2b14.4x15.4x1.2x
Sun, 17 Apr 2022UK£73.5bUK£52.7bUK£4.0b21.1x18.4x1.4x
Tue, 15 Mar 2022UK£78.3bUK£51.5bUK£3.9b21.3x20.3x1.5x
Thu, 10 Feb 2022UK£78.9bUK£52.8bUK£3.5b20.2x22.5x1.5x
Sat, 08 Jan 2022UK£89.1bUK£52.8bUK£3.5b21.5x25.5x1.7x
Mon, 06 Dec 2021UK£86.6bUK£52.1bUK£3.3b24.6x26.5x1.7x
Wed, 03 Nov 2021UK£86.4bUK£50.8bUK£3.1b25.2x28.1x1.7x
Fri, 01 Oct 2021UK£79.7bUK£50.6bUK£2.7b22.7x30x1.6x
Sun, 29 Aug 2021UK£81.6bUK£49.3bUK£2.3b25.5x36.2x1.7x
Mon, 05 Jul 2021UK£76.9bUK£49.0bUK£2.3b23x34.2x1.6x
Thu, 08 Apr 2021UK£67.4bUK£48.3bUK£2.0b21.9x33.5x1.4x
Sun, 10 Jan 2021UK£62.1bUK£48.5bUK£1.8b20.3x33.8x1.3x
Sat, 03 Oct 2020UK£54.0bUK£46.4bUK£1.9b19.9x28.8x1.2x
Tue, 07 Jul 2020UK£48.7bUK£45.6bUK£2.0b19x23.9x1.1x
Fri, 10 Apr 2020UK£36.9bUK£46.9bUK£2.4b14.9x15.6x0.8x
Thu, 02 Jan 2020UK£51.4bUK£48.8bUK£2.7b18.1x19.4x1.1x
Price to Earnings Ratio

19.4x


Total Market Cap: UK£51.4bTotal Earnings: UK£2.7bTotal Revenue: UK£48.8bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Trade Distributors Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 24.3x20212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British Trade 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 15.8x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 24.3x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 1.3x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Trade Distributors industry have grown 6.4% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have declined 9.2% per year.
  • This means that less sales are being generated overall, but since cost of doing business is lower, profits have been increasing.

Industry Trends

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

GB Market0.80%
Industrials-0.22%
Trade Distributors-1.08%
Trade Companies and Distributors-1.08%
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
DPLM DiplomaUK£29.302.4%
+UK£84.4m
-10.1%PE38.6x
RS1 RS GroupUK£9.531.2%
+UK£61.5m
-20.1%PE16.7x
VP. VpUK£7.207.5%
+UK£19.8m
-28.7%PE11.2x
AT. Ashtead Technology HoldingsUK£3.123.8%
+UK£9.2m
96.5%PE35.1x
FLO Flowtech FluidpowerUK£1.092.8%
+UK£1.8m
-18.0%PE23.2x
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