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Belgian (BEL20) Industrials Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 07, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D3.2%
  • 3M0.05%
  • 1Y19.4%
  • YTD9.5%

Over the last 7 days, the Industrials industry has risen 1.7%, driven by gains from Azelis Group of 5.2%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 19%.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the Belgian Industrials Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Tue, 07 Dec 2021€21.4b€24.9b€1.2b15.8x
Thu, 04 Nov 2021€22.5b€24.9b€1.2b15x
Sat, 02 Oct 2021€16.7b€20.4b€802.9m16.2x
Mon, 30 Aug 2021€10.3b€19.2b€765.2m15.7x
Tue, 06 Jul 2021€10.4b€19.2b€765.2m15.6x
Fri, 09 Apr 2021€9.4b€19.0b€686.4m16.4x
Thu, 31 Dec 2020€8.7b€18.7b€601.1m12.5x
Sun, 04 Oct 2020€7.3b€18.9b€778.5m9.8x
Wed, 08 Jul 2020€6.9b€18.8b€759.8m10.2x
Tue, 31 Mar 2020€7.0b€19.1b€765.4m9.1x
Fri, 03 Jan 2020€9.5b€19.7b€757.4m11.4x
Mon, 07 Oct 2019€8.9b€19.4b€820.5m13.1x
Sun, 30 Jun 2019€8.8b€18.7b€867.1m12.9x
Wed, 03 Apr 2019€8.9b€18.3b€888.0m12.6x
Sat, 05 Jan 2019€8.7b€18.2b€901.4m11.8x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: €8.7bTotal Earnings: €901.4mTotal Revenue: €18.2b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 12.8x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Industrials industry have grown 5.1% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 12% per year. This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the Belgian Industrials sector?

Trade Distributors4.03%
Commercial Services2.45%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Trade Distributors industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 70.8x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 28%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 51% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Building industry. Although, investor sentiment seems to have improved given its trading above its 3-year average of 7.9x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Commercial Services industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 82% over the next 5 years. This is better than its past earnings decline of 15% per year. Meanwhile, the Machinery industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 4.4% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CFEB Compagnie d'Entreprises CFE11.0%+€253.1m32.1%PE26x
AZE Azelis Group4.0%+€233.8mn/aPE67.4x
ACKB Ackermans & Van Haaren2.9%+€142.6m21.6%PE14.7x
94124453 Etex1.7%+€23.4m28.4%PE7.3x
BPOST bpost/SA1.6%+€23.0m-26.9%PE34.1x
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