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U.S. Trade Distributors Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.5%
  • 3M8.1%
  • 1Y39.9%
  • YTD36.7%

Over the last 7 days, the Trade Distributors industry has dropped 2.5%, driven by declines in AerCap Holdings and United Rentals of 6.9% and 3.5%, respectively. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 40%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 28 Nov 2021US$199.4bUS$134.9bUS$8.2b20.5x
Tue, 26 Oct 2021US$186.3bUS$132.1bUS$6.3b22.1x
Thu, 23 Sep 2021US$170.9bUS$131.4bUS$6.2b21.5x
Sat, 21 Aug 2021US$167.8bUS$131.0bUS$6.3b22.8x
Sat, 05 Jun 2021US$167.9bUS$118.4bUS$4.8b25.5x
Tue, 09 Mar 2021US$143.5bUS$111.9bUS$3.6b26.9x
Mon, 30 Nov 2020US$130.4bUS$110.5bUS$3.9b21.2x
Thu, 03 Sep 2020US$115.5bUS$109.8bUS$5.1b17.2x
Sun, 07 Jun 2020US$97.0bUS$113.7bUS$6.0b16.3x
Sat, 29 Feb 2020US$97.3bUS$113.5bUS$6.6b14.8x
Tue, 03 Dec 2019US$110.1bUS$114.0bUS$6.7b17.9x
Fri, 06 Sep 2019US$96.4bUS$112.9bUS$6.5b14.5x
Mon, 10 Jun 2019US$92.9bUS$111.9bUS$6.5b14.8x
Sun, 03 Mar 2019US$101.1bUS$110.6bUS$6.6b17.5x
Wed, 05 Dec 2018US$101.2bUS$108.3bUS$8.6b12x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$101.2bTotal Earnings: US$8.6bTotal Revenue: US$108.3b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 18.5x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Trade Distributors industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years, while revenues for these companies have grown 7.6% 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 Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Trade Distributors industry?

Trade Companies and Distributors-2.49%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Trade Companies and Distributors industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 18.5x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 17%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 84% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Trade Companies and Distributors industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 17% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 84% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

GWW W.W. Grainger1.4%+US$356.5m18.1%PE27.2x
SITE SiteOne Landscape Supply0.3%+US$30.4m80.8%PE50.1x
HBP Huttig Building Products6.7%+US$15.6m137.8%PE6x
CCNC Code Chain New Continent-5.1%US$7.3m-19.1%PS2.8x
GMS GMS0.2%+US$5.2m83.8%PE18.1x
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