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U.K. (FTSE) Trade Distributors Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D0.8%
  • 3M4.6%
  • 1Y45.4%
  • YTD37.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Trade Distributors industry has remained flat. The past year has been better, since the industry has gained 45% in that time.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 05 Dec 2021UK£85.7bUK£51.9bUK£3.2b23.7x
Tue, 02 Nov 2021UK£85.8bUK£50.7bUK£3.1b25.2x
Thu, 30 Sep 2021UK£80.5bUK£50.6bUK£2.7b22.7x
Sat, 28 Aug 2021UK£81.6bUK£49.3bUK£2.3b25.5x
Sun, 04 Jul 2021UK£76.9bUK£49.0bUK£2.3b23x
Wed, 07 Apr 2021UK£67.4bUK£48.3bUK£2.0b21.9x
Sat, 09 Jan 2021UK£62.1bUK£48.5bUK£1.8b20.3x
Fri, 02 Oct 2020UK£54.0bUK£46.4bUK£1.9b19.9x
Mon, 06 Jul 2020UK£48.7bUK£45.6bUK£2.0b19x
Thu, 09 Apr 2020UK£36.9bUK£46.9bUK£2.4b14.9x
Wed, 01 Jan 2020UK£51.4bUK£48.8bUK£2.7b18.1x
Sat, 05 Oct 2019UK£46.6bUK£50.2bUK£2.8b15.3x
Tue, 09 Jul 2019UK£46.0bUK£48.8bUK£2.7b15.4x
Mon, 01 Apr 2019UK£43.4bUK£47.9bUK£2.5b15x
Thu, 03 Jan 2019UK£40.1bUK£47.3bUK£2.7b13.9x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£40.1bTotal Earnings: UK£2.7bTotal Revenue: UK£47.3b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more optimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 24.6x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 18.6x. It appears they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Trade Distributors industry have grown 5.8% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 3.1% per year. This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

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

Trade Companies and Distributors0.76%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Trade Companies and Distributors industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 18.6x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 6.5%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 44% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Trade Companies and Distributors industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 6.5% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 44% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

FERG Ferguson1.1%+UK£260.1m36.0%PE20.5x
DPLM Diploma4.6%+UK£176.8m51.6%PE58.2x
TPK Travis Perkins3.0%+UK£102.8m-0.9%PE20.4x
GFTU Grafton Group3.1%+UK£86.2m35.6%PE14.3x
BNZL Bunzl0.7%+UK£67.5m22.3%PE21x
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