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U.S. Food Distributors Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D9.4%
  • 3M-6.4%
  • 1Y1.0%
  • YTD2.7%

In the last week, the Food Distributors industry is up 9.4%, with Sysco up 9.7%. The industry has been flat over the past 12 months despite the gain this week. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 20% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Food Distributors Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 28 May 2022US$64.6bUS$194.3bUS$1.6b31.7x
Mon, 25 Apr 2022US$69.3bUS$181.9bUS$1.4b18.2x
Wed, 23 Mar 2022US$64.5bUS$182.0bUS$1.4b18.5x
Fri, 18 Feb 2022US$66.2bUS$180.1bUS$1.3b15.5x
Sun, 16 Jan 2022US$63.4bUS$167.6bUS$1.1b14.9x
Tue, 14 Dec 2021US$58.2bUS$167.6bUS$1.1b14.7x
Thu, 11 Nov 2021US$63.2bUS$164.2bUS$1.0b39.3x
Sat, 09 Oct 2021US$65.1bUS$156.1bUS$782.8m18.7x
Mon, 06 Sep 2021US$58.8bUS$156.2bUS$741.0m14.2x
Wed, 04 Aug 2021US$54.8bUS$156.1bUS$789.1m13.9x
Sat, 08 May 2021US$65.9bUS$141.0b-US$292,863,911.9912.6x
Tue, 09 Feb 2021US$54.2bUS$142.3b-US$918,034,011.4312.9x
Mon, 02 Nov 2020US$12.4bUS$95.2b-US$480,424,152.899.3x
Thu, 06 Aug 2020US$11.6bUS$95.3b-US$712,984,012.8417.3x
Sun, 10 May 2020US$40.0bUS$156.2bUS$1.0b32.4x
Sat, 01 Feb 2020US$60.0bUS$153.9bUS$1.8b40x
Tue, 05 Nov 2019US$57.8bUS$146.7bUS$2.0b22.2x
Fri, 09 Aug 2019US$51.2bUS$138.4bUS$2.0b22.1x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$50.3bTotal Earnings: US$1.9bTotal Revenue: US$135.0bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Food Distributors Industry Median PE3Y Average 20.3x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the industry, and appear confident in long-term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 31.7x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 20.3x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food Distributors industry have declined 5.4% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 13% 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 Comparison

How does U.S. Food Distributors compare with similar industries?

US Market5.92%
Consumer Staples6.32%
Food and Staples Retail9.40%
Food Distributors9.37%
Big Box Super Stores9.68%
Food Retail8.68%
Drug Retail6.75%
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
SYY SyscoUS$84.489.7%
PFGC Performance Food GroupUS$44.269.7%
USFD US Foods HoldingUS$33.218.4%
UNFI United Natural FoodsUS$42.8012.5%
SPTN SpartanNashUS$34.528.9%
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