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U.S. Food and Staples Retail Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 03, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies48
  • 7D-2.2%
  • 3M6.7%
  • 1Y4.4%
  • YTD-1.6%

Over the last 7 days, the Food and Staples Retail industry has dropped 2.2%, driven by a pullback from Costco Wholesale of 7.3%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 4.4%. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 14% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sat, 03 Dec 2022US$813.7bUS$1.5tUS$26.7b20.2x30.4x0.6x
Mon, 31 Oct 2022US$788.1bUS$1.4tUS$30.4b20.5x25.9x0.5x
Wed, 28 Sep 2022US$726.8bUS$1.4tUS$31.1b16.8x23.4x0.5x
Fri, 26 Aug 2022US$795.6bUS$1.4tUS$30.6b19.1x26x0.6x
Sun, 24 Jul 2022US$776.3bUS$1.4tUS$28.8b18.8x27x0.6x
Tue, 21 Jun 2022US$692.2bUS$1.4tUS$29.6b16.6x23.4x0.5x
Thu, 19 May 2022US$763.8bUS$1.4tUS$28.7b17.6x26.6x0.6x
Sat, 16 Apr 2022US$891.4bUS$1.4tUS$29.3b19.7x30.4x0.7x
Mon, 14 Mar 2022US$817.1bUS$1.4tUS$28.3b19x28.9x0.6x
Wed, 09 Feb 2022US$798.2bUS$1.4tUS$21.4b17x37.3x0.6x
Fri, 07 Jan 2022US$833.7bUS$1.4tUS$17.2b22x48.5x0.6x
Sun, 05 Dec 2021US$794.0bUS$1.4tUS$17.0b20.8x46.8x0.6x
Tue, 02 Nov 2021US$818.2bUS$1.3tUS$19.2b21.1x42.5x0.6x
Thu, 30 Sep 2021US$775.4bUS$1.4tUS$20.2b19.4x38.3x0.6x
Sat, 28 Aug 2021US$793.3bUS$1.3tUS$19.8b20.7x40.1x0.6x
Sun, 04 Jul 2021US$752.2bUS$1.3tUS$20.9b17.2x36x0.6x
Wed, 07 Apr 2021US$706.8bUS$1.3tUS$21.2b14.8x33.4x0.6x
Sat, 09 Jan 2021US$716.8bUS$1.2tUS$27.4b14.2x26.1x0.6x
Fri, 02 Oct 2020US$647.8bUS$1.2tUS$26.0b13.4x24.9x0.6x
Mon, 06 Jul 2020US$573.5bUS$1.1tUS$22.4b18.7x25.6x0.5x
Thu, 09 Apr 2020US$560.1bUS$1.1tUS$24.8b20.7x22.6x0.5x
Wed, 01 Jan 2020US$622.3bUS$1.1tUS$25.3b24.7x24.6x0.5x
Price to Earnings Ratio

24.8x


Total Market Cap: US$623.5bTotal Earnings: US$25.2bTotal Revenue: US$1.1tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Food and Staples Retail Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 30x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the American Consumer Retailing industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 30.0x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.56x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Consumer Retailing industry have grown 2.0% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 8.8% 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.S. Consumer Staples industry?

US Market1.54%
Consumer Staples0.61%
Food and Staples Retail-2.23%
Food Distributors-0.18%
Drug Retail-0.45%
Food Retail-1.38%
Big Box Super Stores-2.62%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Big Box Super Stores industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 31.3x.
    • Analysts expect its future annual earnings growth (15.5%) to be largely in line with prior year's earnings growth.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Drug Retail industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 15.2x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Big Box Super Stores industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 16% over the next 5 years.
  • This is roughly in line with its past earnings growth rate.
  • In contrast, the Drug Retail industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 3.5% 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
PFGC Performance Food GroupUS$60.784.1%
+US$368.9m
49.7%PE46.5x
DDL Dingdong (Cayman)US$5.1828.5%
+US$248.9m
-68.8%PS0.3x
ACI Albertsons CompaniesUS$20.981.5%
+US$165.9m
-41.2%PE7.8x
SFM Sprouts Farmers MarketUS$34.523.4%
+US$119.6m
30.7%PE14.5x
SPTN SpartanNashUS$33.774.4%
+US$49.7m
40.3%PE21.2x
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KR

US$47.57

Kroger

7D

-3.0%

1Y

9.5%

COST

US$494.53

Costco Wholesale

7D

-7.3%

1Y

-6.5%

WMT

US$153.22

Walmart

7D

0.1%

1Y

11.4%

SPTN

US$33.77

SpartanNash

7D

4.4%

1Y

40.3%

PSMT

US$70.00

PriceSmart

7D

-2.8%

1Y

-0.1%

PFGC

US$60.78

Performance Food Group

7D

4.1%

1Y

49.7%

WBA

US$41.48

Walgreens Boots Alliance

7D

-0.4%

1Y

-10.9%

SFM

US$34.52

Sprouts Farmers Market

7D

3.4%

1Y

30.7%

BJ

US$70.81

BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings

7D

-3.7%

1Y

8.9%

ACI

US$20.98

Albertsons Companies

7D

1.5%

1Y

-41.2%

DDL

US$5.18

Dingdong (Cayman)

7D

28.5%

1Y

-68.8%

CHEF

US$38.75

Chefs' Warehouse

7D

2.4%

1Y

26.1%