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U.K. (FTSE) Trade Companies and Distributors Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 26, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-0.1%
  • 3M-10.4%
  • 1Y-10.0%
  • YTD-26.9%

Last week, the Trade Companies and Distributors industry hasn't moved much but Ashtead Group is up 7.1% in that time. Unfortunately though, the industry is down 10% over the past 12 months. Earnings are forecast to grow by 7.5% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 28 May 2022UK£65.8bUK£54.1bUK£4.2b14.4x
Mon, 25 Apr 2022UK£75.0bUK£53.1bUK£4.0b21.1x
Wed, 23 Mar 2022UK£79.3bUK£52.3bUK£3.9b21.5x
Fri, 18 Feb 2022UK£76.3bUK£52.7bUK£3.5b20.1x
Sun, 16 Jan 2022UK£85.0bUK£52.6bUK£3.5b21x
Tue, 14 Dec 2021UK£89.2bUK£52.3bUK£3.4b22.1x
Thu, 11 Nov 2021UK£87.7bUK£51.3bUK£3.2b25.2x
Sat, 09 Oct 2021UK£79.1bUK£50.8bUK£3.1b21.8x
Mon, 06 Sep 2021UK£83.6bUK£49.6bUK£2.4b27x
Wed, 04 Aug 2021UK£79.1bUK£49.3bUK£2.3b25.3x
Sat, 08 May 2021UK£71.3bUK£48.5bUK£2.1b21.9x
Tue, 09 Feb 2021UK£61.9bUK£47.7bUK£1.8b19.2x
Mon, 02 Nov 2020UK£53.4bUK£46.7bUK£1.9b20x
Thu, 06 Aug 2020UK£47.5bUK£46.2bUK£1.9b19.3x
Sun, 10 May 2020UK£41.8bUK£47.0bUK£2.3b16.2x
Sat, 01 Feb 2020UK£50.8bUK£48.2bUK£2.6b17.4x
Tue, 05 Nov 2019UK£48.5bUK£49.0bUK£2.8b14.4x
Fri, 09 Aug 2019UK£47.5bUK£50.4bUK£2.8b14.2x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£43.1bTotal Earnings: UK£2.6bTotal Revenue: UK£48.4bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Trade Companies and Distributors Industry Median PE3Y Average 19.3x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are more pessimistic on the 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 14.4x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 19.3x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Trading Companies and Distributors industry have grown 18% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 3.8% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Comparison

How does U.K. Trade Companies and Distributors compare with similar industries?

GB Market1.04%
Trade Distributors-0.12%
Trade Companies and Distributors-0.12%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
AHT Ashtead GroupUK£41.207.1%
FERG FergusonUK£95.442.3%
DPLM DiplomaUK£25.745.5%
GFTU Grafton GroupUK£9.488.1%
BNZL BunzlUK£28.581.5%
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