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Pet Food Manufacturers and Distributors

SIC 2047 & 5149 | NAICS 311111 & 424490

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

Pet Food Production  (view report)
Pet Supplies Wholesaling  (view report)

Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Topics addressed in the reports include:

  • Market size, product segments, and major markets
  • Key statistics, market trends, and external drivers
  • Operating conditions and current performance
  • Competitive landscape and environment
  • Major company profiles and market shares
  • Five-year outlook and revenue forecast

WATT Global Media
Petfood Industry Magazine / digital-edition

Monthly trade magazine provides news and information for manufacturing professionals, with special features including the annual "Top Companies" issue which ranks the top manufacturers on a global and regional basis based on revenues and includes links to profiles that provide more information on brands, geographic markets served, and key product categories. Digital editions are available online.

Packaged Facts
Pet Foods in the U.S.

Comprehensive report provides a detailed analysis of the current and prospective market for cat and dog food with a focus on high-growth product segments and market drivers, and examines trends by product form (e.g., dry, wet, semi-moist, and frozen/refrigerated), ingredients, and claims for a broad range of distribution channels including mass merchandise outlets, specialty stores, and online retail.

Pet Foods Market in U.S.

Market research study provides a detailed analysis of this market sector by distribution channel (e.g., specialty stores/veterinary clinics, hypermarkets, convenience stores, others), product type (dry, wet, snacks and treats) and end-user (dog, cat, other small animals) and includes information on vendors such as Mars, Inc., Nestlé SA, The J. M. Smucker Co., Colgate-Palmolive Co., and General Mills Inc.

AMR Research
Pet Foods Market

AMR report examines key market trends, growth factors, and opportunities for the various segments of this market sector and includes market size and forecast estimates by type (e.g., dog, cat, others), product (e.g., dry, wet/canned, treats/snacks, others), retail channel (e.g., specialty retailers, internet sales, hypermarkets, grocery/non-grocery retail stores), and geographic region (e.g., North America).

Euromonitor International
Dog and Cat Food in the U.S.

Market research reports analyze the U.S. market for this product sector, with information provided in these reports including historical and forecast annual sales in unit volume and dollar value for treats, mixers, and dry and wet food by product category (e.g., economy, mid-priced, premium, therapeutic, and non-therapeutic). Table of contents and sample report and market data are available free online.

GIA Research
Pet Foods

Comprehensive research report provides an in-depth analysis of the market for this product sector in the U.S. and other countries, with information provided including historical and forecast annual sales by product segment (e.g., cat, dog, others) and vendors profiled including The Iams Company, Hartz Mountain Corporation, Nestle Purina PetCare Company, Mars, Inc., and The JM Smucker Company.

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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Pet Food Manufacturers and Distributors  Search for "311111" and "424490"

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level including:

  • Income and expenses in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

Pet Food Production / Pet Supplies Wholesaling
(see links for individual reports)

Financial benchmarking section of these reports provides an analysis of industry profit and expenses as a percentage of the most recent year's annual revenues for establishments that manufacture and distribute food products for consumption by dogs, cats, and other small animals, with these products typically sold through retail channels such as mass merchants, specialty outlets, and online retailers.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

PayScale, Inc.
Pet Food Manufacturing / Pet Supplies Wholesaling / wholesale

Free online service provides salary, bonus, and hourly wage data for job positions in this sector such as production manager, process engineer, food technologist, production operator, and quality control manager, with employers for which salary or hourly wage rate data is provided including Royal Canin USA Inc., Nestle Purina PetCare Company, Animal Supply Company LLC, and Hill's Pet Nutrition Inc.

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Animal Food Manufacturing

Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data on a national, state, and local area basis for positions employed by companies in this sector which includes companies that manufacture food products for consumption by dogs, cats, birds, and other small animals, with these products typically sold through retail channels such as mass-market stores, specialty retail outlets, and online retailers.

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Business Valuation Resources

Business Valuation Resources, LLC
DealStats® - Private and Public Company Transaction Data

Interactive database provides detailed transaction data for over 38,000 private and public companies sold for prices ranging from under $250,000 to over $500,000,000, with valuation measures provided including market value of invested capital as a multiple of revenue, gross profit, EBIT, EBITDA, SDE, and book value of invested capital. User guide, free webinar, and sample reports are available online.

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