Food & Staples Retailing - S&P Industry Surveys

Food & Staples Retailing

Food & Staples Retailing - S&P Industry Surveys
Food & Staples Retailing
Published Aug 27, 2015
62 pages — Published Aug 27, 2015
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...S&P Capital IQ expects revenue growth in the food & staples retailing industry to outperform other industries within the consumer staples sector over the coming 12 months, benefiting from industry consolidation, favorable drug trends, new store and club warehouse growth, and moderate levels of food price inflation, despite only slightly positive grocery industry same-store sales growth. While industry profit margins are expected to narrow over the next two years due to pricing competition and reduced drug reimbursement, the industry is expected to benefit from increased scale, improving product mix, and realized lower cost of goods sold (COGS) due to lower oil prices. Leverage analysis indicates an opportunity for the food & staples retailing industry to better utilize capital in a low interest rate environment to increase shareholder value through share repurchases, dividend increases, and potential mergers and acquisitions (M&As). Consolidation benefits, coupled with a more favorable...

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S&P Industry Surveys—Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys track more than 50 North American industries. Each report is authored by a Standard & Poor's industry research analyst and includes information about the current industry environment, industry trends, key industry ratios and statistics, how to analyze a company, a glossary of terms and a comparative company financial analysis.

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