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Belgian (BEL20) Materials Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 27, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies12
  • 7D0.2%
  • 3M8.8%
  • 1Y-9.7%
  • YTD-7.1%

Over the last 7 days, the Materials industry has remained flat, although notably Viohalco gained 7.9%. As for the longer term, the industry has declined 9.7% in the last year. As for the next few years, earnings are forecast to decline by 10% per annum.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 27 Nov 2022€28.1b€58.2b€3.9b5x7.1x0.5x
Tue, 25 Oct 2022€26.4b€57.0b€3.8b4.6x6.9x0.5x
Thu, 22 Sep 2022€24.8b€56.2b€3.7b5.2x6.7x0.4x
Sat, 20 Aug 2022€26.2b€55.5b€3.4b7.1x7.6x0.5x
Mon, 18 Jul 2022€25.1b€52.4b€3.0b6.8x8.3x0.5x
Wed, 15 Jun 2022€28.4b€52.9b€3.1b7.4x9.3x0.5x
Fri, 13 May 2022€29.9b€52.6b€3.0b7.8x9.9x0.6x
Sun, 10 Apr 2022€29.4b€51.5b€2.8b7.5x10.5x0.6x
Tue, 08 Mar 2022€27.3b€50.1b€2.5b10.2x10.7x0.5x
Thu, 03 Feb 2022€31.2b€48.0b€1.9b13.9x16.1x0.6x
Sat, 01 Jan 2022€30.5b€48.0b€1.9b13x15.7x0.6x
Mon, 29 Nov 2021€31.7b€48.5b€2.0b13.3x16.2x0.7x
Wed, 27 Oct 2021€34.0b€47.9b€1.9b12.6x17.7x0.7x
Fri, 24 Sep 2021€34.1b€47.6b€1.9b12.9x18.1x0.7x
Sun, 22 Aug 2021€36.3b€47.4b€1.8b13.8x19.7x0.8x
Fri, 09 Jul 2021€34.5b€47.4b€1.9b13.9x18.6x0.7x
Thu, 01 Apr 2021€30.4b€45.0b-€387,283,528.0015.4x-78.6x0.7x
Sun, 03 Jan 2021€26.8b€43.2b-€648,039,528.0013.6x-41.4x0.6x
Wed, 07 Oct 2020€22.6b€44.4b-€1,495,206,074.0013.6x-15.1x0.5x
Tue, 30 Jun 2020€23.4b€44.7b-€2,156,140,688.0026.6x-10.9x0.5x
Fri, 03 Apr 2020€20.2b€44.7b-€381,594,617.0023.1x-52.9x0.5x
Mon, 06 Jan 2020€30.9b€44.1b-€283,251,526.0036.2x-109.2x0.7x
Price to Earnings Ratio

45.3x


Total Market Cap: €29.8bTotal Earnings: €656.5mTotal Revenue: €43.6bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
Belgian Materials Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average -18.5x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the Belgian Materials 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 7.1x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of -18.5x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.60x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Materials industry have grown 82% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 10% 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 Materials sector?

BE Market1.51%
Materials0.17%
Basic Materials4.17%
Metals and Mining2.93%
Packaging0%
Paper and Forestry Products0%
Chemicals-0.42%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Chemicals industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 12.2x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings decline of 9.8%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 145.3% per year.
Forecasted Growth
  • Despite it being negative, analysts are least pessimistic on the Chemicals industry since they expect its earnings to decline by only 9.8% per year over the next 5 years, which isn't as bad as the other industries.
  • This is a reversal from its past annual earnings growth rate of 145% per year.
  • In contrast, the Metals and Mining industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 16% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
VIO Viohalco€4.177.9%
+€79.1m
-6.4%PE4.5x
BEKB NV Bekaert€32.403.8%
+€62.3m
-8.5%PE3.9x
TESB Tessenderlo Group€32.903.9%
+€53.9m
-3.2%PE5.6x
UMI Umicore€34.300.5%
+€43.2m
-19.5%PE15.6x
REC Recticel€15.081.5%
+€12.3m
-9.9%PE18.8x
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