Header cover image

South African (JSE) Trade Distributors Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 29, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D1.6%
  • 3M-4.4%
  • 1Y-10.1%
  • YTD-5.2%

In the last week, the Trade Distributors industry is up 1.6%, with Barloworld up 1.0%. In the past year, the industry is down 10%. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 5.4% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the South African Trade Distributors Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 30 Nov 2023R26.9bR81.8bR3.4b7.4x8x0.3x
Sat, 28 Oct 2023R26.5bR80.0bR3.9b6x6.8x0.3x
Mon, 25 Sep 2023R27.8bR80.1bR3.9b6.5x7.1x0.3x
Wed, 23 Aug 2023R27.3bR80.1bR3.9b6.5x7x0.3x
Fri, 21 Jul 2023R27.6bR80.0bR3.9b6.4x7x0.3x
Sun, 18 Jun 2023R29.6bR79.4bR4.0b7.1x7.4x0.4x
Tue, 16 May 2023R29.9bR77.0bR2.7b8.9x10.9x0.4x
Thu, 13 Apr 2023R30.5bR76.9bR2.7b8.9x11.1x0.4x
Sat, 11 Mar 2023R30.9bR76.9bR2.8b9.3x11.2x0.4x
Mon, 06 Feb 2023R30.8bR76.8bR2.8b9.2x11.2x0.4x
Wed, 04 Jan 2023R29.8bR76.2bR2.7b9.2x11x0.4x
Fri, 02 Dec 2022R32.5bR76.6bR2.9b9x11.4x0.4x
Sun, 30 Oct 2022R31.6bR80.0bR3.7b8.2x8.6x0.4x
Tue, 27 Sep 2022R29.4bR79.9bR3.6b7.6x8.1x0.4x
Thu, 25 Aug 2022R30.9bR79.8bR3.6b8.2x8.5x0.4x
Sat, 23 Jul 2022R31.0bR79.8bR3.6b8.4x8.6x0.4x
Mon, 20 Jun 2022R31.6bR78.2bR3.6b9.2x8.9x0.4x
Wed, 18 May 2022R35.7bR75.7bR4.2b10x8.5x0.5x
Fri, 15 Apr 2022R36.7bR75.5bR4.2b8.8x8.7x0.5x
Sun, 13 Mar 2022R33.7bR75.5bR4.1b9x8.2x0.4x
Tue, 08 Feb 2022R41.6bR75.5bR4.1b9.4x10.1x0.6x
Thu, 06 Jan 2022R42.6bR75.3bR4.1b9.1x10.4x0.6x
Sat, 04 Dec 2021R42.8bR74.0bR3.9b8.9x10.9x0.6x
Mon, 01 Nov 2021R40.2bR87.3bR64.2m8.4x626.4x0.5x
Wed, 29 Sep 2021R35.1bR85.9b-R100,804,235.008.2x-348.1x0.4x
Fri, 27 Aug 2021R34.3bR86.1b-R27,778,920.008.5x-1233.8x0.4x
Sat, 03 Jul 2021R33.5bR86.1b-R27,778,920.009x-1205.8x0.4x
Tue, 06 Apr 2021R27.1bR85.5b-R293,478,420.009.3x-92.3x0.3x
Fri, 08 Jan 2021R25.5bR83.4b-R2,126,466,420.0012.6x-12x0.3x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: R21.3bTotal Earnings: -R3,787,291,920.00Total Revenue: R85.2bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South African Trade Distributors Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average -92.4x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the South African Trade Distributors 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 8.0x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of -90.0x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.40x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • Total earnings for the Trade Distributors industry have gone up over the last three years, and the industry is now profitable.
  • Revenues have remained mostly flat. This means that the industry has become more efficient since profits are increasing while sales have been flat.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the South African Industrials industry?

ZA Market2.27%
Trade Distributors1.62%
Trade Companies and Distributors1.62%
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
BAW BarloworldR76.871.0%
HDC Hudaco IndustriesR160.002.6%
ISB Insimbi Industrial HoldingsR0.983.2%
Simply Wall Street Pty Ltd (ACN 600 056 611), is a Corporate Authorised Representative (Authorised Representative Number: 467183) of Sanlam Private Wealth Pty Ltd (AFSL No. 337927). Any advice contained in this website is general advice only and has been prepared without considering your objectives, financial situation or needs. You should not rely on any advice and/or information contained in this website and before making any investment decision we recommend that you consider whether it is appropriate for your situation and seek appropriate financial, taxation and legal advice. Please read our Financial Services Guide before deciding whether to obtain financial services from us.