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U.S. Trade Companies and Distributors Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 26, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D0.4%
  • 3M-5.5%
  • 1Y-6.0%
  • YTD-15.8%

Over the last 7 days, the Trade Companies and Distributors industry has remained flat, although notably United Rentals gained 4.5%. As for the longer term, the industry has declined 6.0% in the last year. Earnings are forecast to grow by 17% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Fri, 27 May 2022US$169.6bUS$148.9bUS$8.3b13.2x
Sun, 24 Apr 2022US$185.0bUS$142.1bUS$10.1b16.2x
Tue, 22 Mar 2022US$195.4bUS$140.9bUS$9.8b18.2x
Thu, 17 Feb 2022US$188.1bUS$138.7bUS$9.2b17.2x
Sat, 15 Jan 2022US$198.0bUS$135.9bUS$8.4b19.8x
Mon, 13 Dec 2021US$201.6bUS$135.7bUS$8.4b20.9x
Wed, 10 Nov 2021US$199.4bUS$135.3bUS$6.9b22x
Fri, 08 Oct 2021US$177.1bUS$131.4bUS$6.2b22.3x
Sun, 05 Sep 2021US$173.6bUS$131.0bUS$6.3b23x
Tue, 03 Aug 2021US$171.2bUS$131.0bUS$6.3b23.9x
Fri, 07 May 2021US$161.8bUS$118.4bUS$4.8b25.7x
Mon, 08 Feb 2021US$130.8bUS$111.9bUS$3.6b22x
Sun, 01 Nov 2020US$108.9bUS$110.5bUS$3.9b17.9x
Wed, 05 Aug 2020US$108.1bUS$109.9bUS$5.2b16.1x
Sat, 09 May 2020US$87.1bUS$113.7bUS$6.0b15x
Fri, 31 Jan 2020US$104.9bUS$113.5bUS$6.6b15.9x
Mon, 04 Nov 2019US$106.9bUS$114.1bUS$6.7b17.3x
Thu, 08 Aug 2019US$100.6bUS$112.9bUS$6.5b16x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$92.9bTotal Earnings: US$6.5bTotal Revenue: US$111.9bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Trade Companies and Distributors Industry Median PE3Y Average 18.9x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are more pessimistic on the 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 13.2x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 18.9x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Trading Companies and Distributors industry have grown 8.6% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 10.0% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Comparison

How does U.S. Trade Companies and Distributors compare with similar industries?

US Market1.04%
Trade Distributors0.39%
Trade Companies and Distributors0.39%
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
URI United RentalsUS$297.4610.2%
FAST FastenalUS$54.125.2%
GWW W.W. GraingerUS$490.395.6%
SITE SiteOne Landscape SupplyUS$137.459.4%
AER AerCap HoldingsUS$49.004.7%
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