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French (CAC) Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedFeb 24, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies20
  • 7D9.8%
  • 3M8.9%
  • 1Y24.4%
  • YTD7.2%

Over the last 7 days, the Chemicals industry has risen 9.8%, driven by gains from L'Air Liquide of 11%. This means that the industry has gained 24% over the past year. Earnings are forecast to grow by 11% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the French Chemicals Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sat, 24 Feb 2024€109.4b€40.4b€3.4b19.1x31.9x2.7x
Mon, 22 Jan 2024€100.7b€42.5b€3.5b18.8x28.5x2.4x
Wed, 20 Dec 2023€102.6b€42.4b€3.5b19.3x29.2x2.4x
Fri, 17 Nov 2023€97.5b€42.4b€3.5b17.5x27.7x2.3x
Sun, 15 Oct 2023€93.7b€43.1b€3.6b13.1x25.8x2.2x
Tue, 12 Sep 2023€97.2b€43.1b€3.6b14.6x26.6x2.3x
Thu, 10 Aug 2023€94.2b€43.1b€3.6b14.6x25.8x2.2x
Sat, 08 Jul 2023€90.5b€43.9b€3.5b13.2x26x2.1x
Mon, 05 Jun 2023€92.8b€43.9b€3.5b10.9x26.6x2.1x
Wed, 03 May 2023€94.2b€44.3b€3.7b19.3x25.5x2.1x
Fri, 31 Mar 2023€89.7b€44.3b€3.8b18.7x23.4x2x
Sun, 26 Feb 2023€87.6b€44.2b€3.7b19x23.4x2x
Tue, 24 Jan 2023€85.1b€41.0b€3.7b18.2x23x2.1x
Thu, 22 Dec 2022€80.3b€40.9b€3.7b18.5x21.6x2x
Sat, 19 Nov 2022€80.9b€40.9b€3.7b19.2x21.7x2x
Mon, 17 Oct 2022€70.3b€40.3b€3.7b16.6x18.8x1.7x
Wed, 14 Sep 2022€75.8b€40.1b€3.9b22.4x19.6x1.9x
Fri, 12 Aug 2022€80.7b€40.1b€3.9b23x20.9x2x
Sun, 10 Jul 2022€77.4b€36.0b€4.2b22.2x18.3x2.2x
Tue, 07 Jun 2022€89.8b€36.0b€4.2b19.9x21.2x2.5x
Thu, 05 May 2022€89.5b€35.3b€4.0b24.8x22.2x2.5x
Sat, 02 Apr 2022€87.3b€35.1b€4.0b18.2x21.9x2.5x
Mon, 28 Feb 2022€82.7b€35.1b€4.0b20x20.6x2.4x
Wed, 26 Jan 2022€85.0b€32.3b€3.9b18.8x21.6x2.6x
Fri, 24 Dec 2021€84.4b€32.3b€3.9b18.6x21.5x2.6x
Sun, 21 Nov 2021€85.5b€32.2b€3.9b19.6x21.8x2.7x
Tue, 19 Oct 2021€79.9b€31.8b€3.8b16.7x21.3x2.5x
Thu, 16 Sep 2021€82.1b€31.7b€3.6b21.9x22.5x2.6x
Sat, 14 Aug 2021€82.3b€31.7b€3.6b20.2x22.6x2.6x
Wed, 09 Jun 2021€77.5b€30.9b€2.9b24.8x27.1x2.5x
Tue, 02 Mar 2021€69.3b€30.4b€2.7b28.3x25.4x2.3x
Price to Earnings Ratio

25.4x


Total Market Cap: €69.3bTotal Earnings: €2.7bTotal Revenue: €30.4bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
French Chemicals Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 23.6x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the French Chemicals industry, and appear confident in long term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 31.9x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 23.6x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 2.3x is lower than the industry's current PS ratio of 2.7x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Chemicals industry have grown 8.0% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 9.9% 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 French Materials industry?

FR Market2.32%
Materials8.36%
Chemicals9.83%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals44.44%
Industrial Gases10.75%
Commodity Chemicals4.72%
Specialty Chemicals1.32%
Diversified Chemicals0%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 19.0x.
    • It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Commodity Chemicals industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 34% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 25% per year.
  • In contrast, the Industrial Gases industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 11% 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
AI L'Air Liquide€189.5010.8%
+€9.6b
28.3%PE32.2x
AKE Arkema€100.802.5%
+€186.1m
5.9%PE19.1x
ALCRB Carbios SAS€24.855.3%
+€21.0m
-35.8%PS5163.4x
EXPL EPC Groupe€116.006.4%
+€14.7m
26.8%PE13.4x
ALFLO SAS Florentaise€2.6044.4%
+€6.6m
n/aPE38.1x
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