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U.S. Food Retail Industry Analysis

UpdatedOct 02, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-3.8%
  • 3M-1.5%
  • 1Y1.2%
  • YTD-2.2%

Over the last 7 days, the Food Retail industry has dropped 1.0%, driven by a pullback from Kroger of 2.0%. Over the last year, the industry has been flat overall. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 16% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 03 Oct 2023US$75.3bUS$271.5bUS$4.0b16.1x18.8x0.3x
Thu, 31 Aug 2023US$67.2bUS$270.3bUS$4.7b14.7x14.3x0.2x
Sat, 29 Jul 2023US$68.3bUS$270.1bUS$4.8b14.9x14.3x0.3x
Mon, 26 Jun 2023US$64.9bUS$269.3bUS$4.8b14.3x13.6x0.2x
Wed, 24 May 2023US$66.5bUS$268.9bUS$4.5b14.9x14.8x0.2x
Fri, 21 Apr 2023US$65.7bUS$265.3bUS$4.9b14.8x13.5x0.2x
Sun, 19 Mar 2023US$62.8bUS$264.4bUS$4.6b14.5x13.6x0.2x
Tue, 14 Feb 2023US$63.0bUS$261.9bUS$4.6b13.7x13.5x0.2x
Thu, 12 Jan 2023US$63.4bUS$261.8bUS$4.7b13.4x13.6x0.2x
Sat, 10 Dec 2022US$65.0bUS$260.3bUS$4.8b14.2x13.5x0.2x
Mon, 07 Nov 2022US$64.7bUS$261.2bUS$3.8b12.4x17.1x0.2x
Wed, 05 Oct 2022US$64.6bUS$259.8bUS$3.7b12.1x17.5x0.2x
Fri, 02 Sep 2022US$70.2bUS$255.7bUS$3.4b13.8x20.9x0.3x
Sun, 31 Jul 2022US$69.6bUS$255.0bUS$3.0b14.2x23x0.3x
Tue, 28 Jun 2022US$70.6bUS$253.1bUS$2.9b14.2x24x0.3x
Thu, 26 May 2022US$71.9bUS$247.4bUS$2.3b13.2x31.8x0.3x
Sat, 23 Apr 2022US$78.2bUS$246.7bUS$2.5b16.8x31.1x0.3x
Mon, 21 Mar 2022US$77.6bUS$245.2bUS$1.6b17.3x48.2x0.3x
Wed, 16 Feb 2022US$68.2bUS$241.9bUS$968.2m15.8x70.4x0.3x
Fri, 14 Jan 2022US$72.4bUS$241.7bUS$1.1b15.8x63.8x0.3x
Sun, 12 Dec 2021US$68.7bUS$240.4bUS$707.3m14.9x97.2x0.3x
Tue, 09 Nov 2021US$72.3bUS$236.3bUS$1.2b19.1x62.7x0.3x
Thu, 07 Oct 2021US$64.6bUS$235.5bUS$1.2b18.3x54.1x0.3x
Sat, 04 Sep 2021US$73.1bUS$235.1bUS$1.2b20.5x59x0.3x
Mon, 02 Aug 2021US$64.8bUS$233.9bUS$1.6b17.9x40.4x0.3x
Thu, 06 May 2021US$54.9bUS$231.4bUS$4.4b15.3x12.5x0.2x
Sun, 07 Feb 2021US$51.1bUS$230.6bUS$4.6b11.2x11x0.2x
Sat, 31 Oct 2020US$47.0bUS$225.2bUS$4.5b10.3x10.4x0.2x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$48.3bTotal Earnings: US$4.5bTotal Revenue: US$225.3bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Food Retail Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 28.4x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the American Food Retail 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 18.9x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 28.4x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.26x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Food Retail industry have declined 3.9% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 6.4% 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 Retail compare with similar industries?

US Market-1.09%
Consumer Staples-2.40%
Food and Staples Retail-1.20%
Food Retail-3.77%
Drug Retail5.04%
Big Box Super Stores-0.80%
Food Distributors-5.08%
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
APRN Blue Apron HoldingsUS$12.8298.8%
DDL Dingdong (Cayman)US$2.039.1%
CHSN Chanson International HoldingUS$3.3332.7%
NGVC Natural Grocers by Vitamin CottageUS$13.021.6%
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