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Has the French Building Industry valuation changed over the past few years?
|Fri, 21 Jan 2022||€36.9b||€45.6b||€2.3b||15.6x|
|Sun, 19 Dec 2021||€33.2b||€45.6b||€2.3b||14.1x|
|Tue, 16 Nov 2021||€34.0b||€45.6b||€2.3b||14.5x|
|Thu, 14 Oct 2021||€34.1b||€45.6b||€2.3b||14.5x|
|Sat, 11 Sep 2021||€35.1b||€46.3b||€2.3b||14.4x|
|Mon, 09 Aug 2021||€36.1b||€45.6b||€2.3b||13.8x|
|Sun, 02 May 2021||€30.2b||€43.4b||€1.4b||14.6x|
|Wed, 03 Feb 2021||€23.8b||€41.1b||€453.0m||11.9x|
|Sat, 07 Nov 2020||€19.7b||€41.5b||€355.8m||10.9x|
|Fri, 31 Jul 2020||€18.1b||€41.9b||€259.5m||17.1x|
|Mon, 04 May 2020||€14.4b||€43.9b||€858.9m||15.4x|
|Thu, 06 Feb 2020||€20.2b||€46.0b||€1.5b||12.4x|
|Sun, 10 Nov 2019||€21.5b||€46.0b||€678.8m||20.9x|
|Sat, 03 Aug 2019||€20.6b||€46.0b||-€102,597,412.00||17.3x|
|Tue, 07 May 2019||€21.8b||€45.5b||€176.5m||27.8x|
|Fri, 08 Feb 2019||€18.4b||€45.0b||€456.6m||23.8x|
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 16.3x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.
Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Building industry have grown 70% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat. This means that companies overall are more efficiently conducting business since profits are increasing while sales have been flat.
Which industries have driven the changes within the French Building industry?
Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Building Products industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 16.3x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 7.7%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 455% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth.
Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Building Products industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 7.7% over the next 5 years.
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