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French (CAC) Industrials Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 01, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-5.8%
  • 3M-7.4%
  • 1Y9.5%
  • YTD9.8%

Over the last 7 days, the Industrials industry has dropped 5.8%, driven by a pullback from Airbus of 10%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 9.5%.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Wed, 01 Dec 2021€482.2b€417.0b€19.8b19.6x
Fri, 29 Oct 2021€510.0b€412.8b€18.6b21.6x
Sun, 26 Sep 2021€510.7b€412.1b€18.6b22.9x
Tue, 24 Aug 2021€510.2b€412.4b€18.3b22.8x
Wed, 30 Jun 2021€490.1b€412.4b€18.3b21.5x
Sat, 03 Apr 2021€463.1b€394.4b€10.2b21x
Tue, 05 Jan 2021€421.6b€382.9b€5.7b23.1x
Fri, 09 Oct 2020€348.6b€397.3b€1.4b22.4x
Thu, 02 Jul 2020€301.4b€351.4b€8.9b23.1x
Sun, 05 Apr 2020€309.4b€434.7b€12.1b16.8x
Wed, 08 Jan 2020€470.9b€475.6b€17.3b17.5x
Tue, 01 Oct 2019€456.9b€467.8b€21.2b17.7x
Fri, 05 Jul 2019€444.8b€462.7b€20.4b17.1x
Mon, 08 Apr 2019€425.7b€451.1b€19.1b17.8x
Thu, 10 Jan 2019€357.5b€440.0b€19.3b15.3x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: €391.6bTotal Earnings: €18.7bTotal Revenue: €429.4b0%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 19.9x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: Both revenue and earnings for companies in the Industrials industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years. This means that sales and the cost of doing business have remained relatively consistent over this period and subsequently, so have profits.

Industry Trends

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

Professional Services1.35%
Commercial Services-4.50%
Trade Distributors-7.69%
Aerospace & Defense-10.35%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Logistics industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 23.9x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 20%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 78% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Trade Distributors industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 18.5x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Infrastructure industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 66% over the next 5 years. This is roughly in line with its past earnings growth rate. Meanwhile, the Trade Distributors industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 3.9% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

SU Schneider Electric4.2%+€3.7b41.6%PE31x
TEP Teleperformance3.3%+€681.3m33.6%PE41.4x
LR Legrand1.6%+€405.4m41.2%PE29.7x
AAA Alan Allman Associates16.4%+€79.3mn/an/a
MCPHY McPhy Energy11.7%+€69.2m-29.8%PS48.6x
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