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Sri Lankan (CSE) Retail Distributors Industry Analysis

UpdatedSep 26, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.8%
  • 3M6.3%
  • 1Y-9.1%
  • YTD2.0%

Over the last 7 days, the Retail Distributors industry has dropped 1.8%, driven by pullbacks in Ceylon Tea Brokers and C. W. Mackie of 2.1% and 0.5%, respectively. Overall the industry is down 9.1% in 12 months.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the Sri Lankan Retail Distributors Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 26 Sep 2023LK₨18.9bLK₨42.9bLK₨607.5m13.9x31.1x0.4x
Thu, 24 Aug 2023LK₨19.4bLK₨42.9bLK₨607.5m13.9x32x0.5x
Sat, 22 Jul 2023LK₨20.7bLK₨43.7bLK₨1.3b9.3x16.2x0.5x
Mon, 19 Jun 2023LK₨18.2bLK₨43.7bLK₨1.3b9.2x14.1x0.4x
Wed, 17 May 2023LK₨17.8bLK₨41.6bLK₨2.0b5.8x9x0.4x
Fri, 14 Apr 2023LK₨18.3bLK₨41.7bLK₨1.9b5.8x9.4x0.4x
Sun, 12 Mar 2023LK₨18.5bLK₨41.7bLK₨1.9b5.6x9.5x0.4x
Tue, 07 Feb 2023LK₨17.4bLK₨41.3bLK₨3.1b5x5.7x0.4x
Thu, 05 Jan 2023LK₨18.6bLK₨41.2bLK₨3.1b6.9x6.1x0.5x
Sat, 03 Dec 2022LK₨17.8bLK₨41.2bLK₨3.1b7.1x5.8x0.4x
Mon, 31 Oct 2022LK₨18.4bLK₨41.4bLK₨3.4b10.9x5.4x0.4x
Wed, 28 Sep 2022LK₨20.8bLK₨40.5bLK₨3.3b12.4x6.4x0.5x
Fri, 26 Aug 2022LK₨19.2bLK₨40.5bLK₨3.3b13.9x5.9x0.5x
Sun, 24 Jul 2022LK₨17.1bLK₨38.1bLK₨2.9b7.8x5.9x0.4x
Tue, 21 Jun 2022LK₨16.4bLK₨38.1bLK₨2.9b7.1x5.6x0.4x
Thu, 19 May 2022LK₨17.5bLK₨38.9bLK₨2.4b7.3x7.2x0.4x
Sat, 16 Apr 2022LK₨16.1bLK₨38.9bLK₨2.4b7.2x6.6x0.4x
Mon, 14 Mar 2022LK₨18.9bLK₨38.9bLK₨2.4b8.3x7.8x0.5x
Wed, 09 Feb 2022LK₨23.7bLK₨37.1bLK₨2.0b13.7x11.6x0.6x
Fri, 07 Jan 2022LK₨25.6bLK₨37.0bLK₨2.0bn/a12.7x0.7x
Sun, 05 Dec 2021LK₨23.4bLK₨37.0bLK₨2.0b13.1x11.6x0.6x
Tue, 02 Nov 2021LK₨19.3bLK₨36.2bLK₨2.0b15.3x9.4x0.5x
Thu, 30 Sep 2021LK₨18.9bLK₨36.0bLK₨2.0b17.1x9.6x0.5x
Sat, 28 Aug 2021LK₨18.8bLK₨36.0bLK₨2.0b15.1x9.5x0.5x
Sun, 04 Jul 2021LK₨18.1bLK₨36.0bLK₨2.0b13.5x9.1x0.5x
Wed, 07 Apr 2021LK₨16.0bLK₨33.5bLK₨1.8b10.5x8.8x0.5x
Sat, 09 Jan 2021LK₨18.8bLK₨29.1bLK₨1.3b21x14.3x0.6x
Fri, 02 Oct 2020LK₨14.9bLK₨27.8bLK₨901.0m14.4x16.6x0.5x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: LK₨14.9bTotal Earnings: LK₨901.0mTotal Revenue: LK₨27.8bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Sri Lankan Retail Distributors Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 10.8x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the Sri Lankan Retail Distributors industry, and appear confident in long term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 31.1x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 10.8x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.50x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Retail Distributors industry have declined 12% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 16% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, 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 Sri Lankan Consumer Discretionary industry?

LK Market-1.03%
Consumer Discretionary-0.91%
Retail Distributors-1.78%
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
JKL.N0000 John KeellsLK₨69.000.6%
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