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U.S. Food Retail Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 26, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D6.1%
  • 3M10.4%
  • 1Y31.7%
  • YTD2.5%

In the last week, the Food Retail industry is up 6.1%, with Kroger up 8.6%. During this same period, the Dingdong (Cayman) underperformed, falling 12%. This means that the industry has gained 32% over the past year. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 11% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Fri, 27 May 2022US$71.9bUS$247.4bUS$2.3b13.2x
Sun, 24 Apr 2022US$78.2bUS$246.7bUS$2.5b16.8x
Tue, 22 Mar 2022US$77.8bUS$245.2bUS$1.6b17.7x
Thu, 17 Feb 2022US$66.4bUS$241.9bUS$967.2m15.7x
Sat, 15 Jan 2022US$71.4bUS$241.7bUS$968.9m15.7x
Mon, 13 Dec 2021US$68.6bUS$240.4bUS$727.2m15x
Wed, 10 Nov 2021US$72.3bUS$236.3bUS$1.2b19.1x
Fri, 08 Oct 2021US$64.5bUS$235.5bUS$1.2b18.7x
Sun, 05 Sep 2021US$73.1bUS$235.1bUS$1.2b20.5x
Tue, 03 Aug 2021US$66.3bUS$233.9bUS$1.6b18.4x
Fri, 07 May 2021US$54.9bUS$231.4bUS$4.4b15.3x
Mon, 08 Feb 2021US$51.1bUS$230.6bUS$4.6b11.2x
Sun, 01 Nov 2020US$47.0bUS$225.2bUS$4.5b10.3x
Wed, 05 Aug 2020US$50.2bUS$220.9bUS$3.9b14.4x
Sat, 09 May 2020US$38.4bUS$149.7bUS$2.3b16.3x
Fri, 31 Jan 2020US$34.5bUS$148.7bUS$2.1b17.4x
Mon, 04 Nov 2019US$33.6bUS$148.2bUS$2.2b17.7x
Thu, 08 Aug 2019US$30.5bUS$147.9bUS$2.4b14.5x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$27.6bTotal Earnings: US$2.4bTotal Revenue: US$145.3bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Food Retail Industry Median PE3Y Average 15.4x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the 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 15.4x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food Retail industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 19% 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 and as a result, profits have held steady.

Industry Comparison

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

US Market1.04%
Consumer Staples2.12%
Food and Staples Retail1.59%
Food Retail6.15%
Drug Retail3.00%
Big Box Super Stores1.41%
Food Distributors-2.60%
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
KR KrogerUS$52.148.6%
ACI Albertsons CompaniesUS$30.2511.7%
SFM Sprouts Farmers MarketUS$26.1513.7%
CASY Casey's General StoresUS$206.413.3%
GO Grocery Outlet HoldingUS$38.206.9%
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