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South African (JSE) Trade Companies and Distributors Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-5.7%
  • 3M-16.6%
  • 1Y-4.7%
  • YTD-24.7%

Over the last 7 days, the Trade Companies and Distributors industry has dropped 5.7%, driven by a pullback from Barloworld of 9.6%. On the other hand Marshall Monteagle is actually up 13%. The industry has fallen 4.7% in the last year. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 7.3% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 28 May 2022R32.7bR77.8bR3.5b9.2x
Mon, 25 Apr 2022R36.8bR75.6bR4.2b9x
Wed, 23 Mar 2022R35.6bR75.5bR4.1b8.6x
Fri, 18 Feb 2022R43.5bR75.5bR4.1b9.6x
Sun, 16 Jan 2022R40.9bR75.2bR4.1b8.9x
Tue, 14 Dec 2021R42.1bR74.0bR3.9b8.1x
Thu, 11 Nov 2021R40.0bR84.4bR942.5m8.5x
Sat, 09 Oct 2021R39.1bR86.9b-R58,966,494.008.1x
Mon, 06 Sep 2021R33.8bR86.1b-R101,778,920.008.1x
Wed, 04 Aug 2021R33.6bR86.1b-R27,778,920.008.2x
Sat, 08 May 2021R29.9bR85.5b-R293,478,420.009.6x
Tue, 09 Feb 2021R26.9bR83.4b-R2,126,466,420.0011.8x
Mon, 02 Nov 2020R17.7bR85.0b-R3,713,007,920.0044.3x
Thu, 06 Aug 2020R19.3bR82.6b-R1,713,658,510.2049.1x
Sun, 10 May 2020R19.7bR84.8bR47.6m9.2x
Sat, 01 Feb 2020R29.6bR91.6bR1.8b8.6x
Tue, 05 Nov 2019R35.8bR98.6bR3.3b9.5x
Fri, 09 Aug 2019R36.9bR94.8bR2.9b11.9x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: R39.9bTotal Earnings: R2.7bTotal Revenue: R95.8bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
South African Trade Companies and Distributors Industry Median PE3Y Average 15.8x202020212022
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 9.2x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 15.8x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Trading Companies and Distributors industry have grown 9.1% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have declined 6.7% per year.
  • This means that less sales are being generated overall, but since cost of doing business is lower, profits have been increasing.

Industry Comparison

How does South African Trade Companies and Distributors compare with similar industries?

ZA Market2.68%
Trade Distributors-5.73%
Trade Companies and Distributors-5.73%
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
MMP Marshall MonteagleR27.0012.5%
HDC Hudaco IndustriesR145.002.3%
ISB Insimbi Industrial HoldingsR1.125.7%
ARH ARB HoldingsR7.980.4%
ENX enX GroupR8.300.1%
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