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U.K. (FTSE) Market Analysis & Valuation

UpdatedFeb 03, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies1484
  • 7D1.1%
  • 3M7.9%
  • 1Y-3.1%
  • YTD1.2%

The market is up 1.1% over the last week, with the Industrials sector leading the way, up 3.7%. In contrast, the market has seen a decline of 3.1% over the last 12 months. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 11% per annum.

Market Valuation and Performance

Has the U.K. Market valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sat, 04 Feb 2023UKĀ£2.6tUKĀ£2.3tUKĀ£210.0b14.3x12.2x1.1x
Mon, 02 Jan 2023UKĀ£2.5tUKĀ£2.3tUKĀ£210.5b13.4x11.7x1.1x
Wed, 30 Nov 2022UKĀ£2.5tUKĀ£2.3tUKĀ£212.8b13.5x11.7x1.1x
Fri, 28 Oct 2022UKĀ£2.4tUKĀ£2.4tUKĀ£213.8b12.3x11.2x1x
Sun, 25 Sep 2022UKĀ£2.4tUKĀ£2.4tUKĀ£217.7b12.3x10.8x1x
Tue, 23 Aug 2022UKĀ£2.5tUKĀ£2.3tUKĀ£211.3b13.8x12x1.1x
Thu, 21 Jul 2022UKĀ£2.5tUKĀ£2.3tUKĀ£197.0b13.8x12.7x1.1x
Sat, 18 Jun 2022UKĀ£2.4tUKĀ£2.3tUKĀ£194.1b14.1x12.5x1.1x
Mon, 16 May 2022UKĀ£2.5tUKĀ£2.2tUKĀ£181.3b15.3x13.9x1.2x
Wed, 13 Apr 2022UKĀ£2.6tUKĀ£2.0tUKĀ£187.3b16.7x14x1.3x
Fri, 11 Mar 2022UKĀ£2.5tUKĀ£2.0tUKĀ£188.4b16x13.1x1.2x
Sun, 06 Feb 2022UKĀ£2.7tUKĀ£1.9tUKĀ£164.6b18.1x16.5x1.4x
Tue, 04 Jan 2022UKĀ£2.8tUKĀ£1.9tUKĀ£164.0b19.6x17.1x1.5x
Thu, 02 Dec 2021UKĀ£2.7tUKĀ£1.9tUKĀ£162.7b19.1x16.4x1.4x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021UKĀ£2.8tUKĀ£1.9tUKĀ£152.9b21.3x18.2x1.5x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021UKĀ£2.7tUKĀ£1.8tUKĀ£141.2b23.4x18.9x1.5x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021UKĀ£2.8tUKĀ£1.8tUKĀ£138.8b24.9x19.8x1.5x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021UKĀ£2.7tUKĀ£1.8tUKĀ£138.4b23.9x19.2x1.5x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021UKĀ£2.5tUKĀ£1.7tUKĀ£90.7b23.2x27.6x1.5x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021UKĀ£2.3tUKĀ£1.7tUKĀ£52.7b22.6x44.5x1.4x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020UKĀ£2.1tUKĀ£1.7tUKĀ£39.5b21.5x52.7x1.2x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020UKĀ£2.1tUKĀ£1.8tUKĀ£48.7b19.1x43.5x1.2x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020UKĀ£1.9tUKĀ£1.9tUKĀ£87.2b15.1x21.6x1x
Price to Earnings Ratio

17.3x


Total Market Cap: UKĀ£2.3tTotal Earnings: UKĀ£130.3bTotal Revenue: UKĀ£2.1tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Market Price to Earnings3Y Average 25.6x202120222023
Current Market PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British market, indicating that they anticipate earnings will not grow as fast as they have historically.
  • The market is trading at a PE ratio of 12.2x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 25.6x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for British listed companies have grown 17% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 3.5% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Sector Trends

Which sectors have driven the changes within the U.K. Market?

GB Market1.09%
Real Estate6.42%
Tech4.50%
Consumer Discretionary3.88%
Industrials3.67%
Telecom3.64%
Consumer Staples1.84%
Utilities0.92%
Financials0.35%
Energy-0.48%
Healthcare-1.60%
Materials-1.91%
Sector PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Healthcare sector, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 42.4x.
    • This optimism is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 20.5% which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 16.0% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Energy sector. Although, investor sentiment seems to have improved given that it's trading above its 3-year average.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Real Estate sector, expecting annual earnings growth of 22% over the next 5 years.
  • However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 35% per year.
  • In contrast, the Materials sector is expected to see its earnings decline by 7.6% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuationSector
ENPL En+ Group InternationalUS$9.30n/a
US$4.7b
-8.8%PE2.2xMaterials
ULVR UnileverUKĀ£41.713.7%
+UKĀ£3.8b
9.3%PE20.2xConsumer Staples
DGE DiageoUKĀ£35.794.6%
+UKĀ£3.5b
-4.6%PE22.6xConsumer Staples
SHEL ShellUKĀ£24.141.8%
+UKĀ£2.9b
18.5%PE4.8xEnergy
BATS British American TobaccoUKĀ£31.262.9%
+UKĀ£2.0b
-2.7%PE13xConsumer Staples
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AZN

UKĀ£105.78

AstraZeneca

7D

-0.4%

1Y

27.7%

DGE

UKĀ£35.79

Diageo

7D

4.6%

1Y

-4.6%

SHEL

UKĀ£24.18

Shell

7D

2.0%

1Y

18.7%

HSBA

UKĀ£5.97

HSBC Holdings

7D

-0.6%

1Y

9.5%

AAL

UKĀ£34.15

Anglo American

7D

-4.0%

1Y

2.8%

GLEN

UKĀ£5.55

Glencore

7D

1.1%

1Y

37.8%

BATS

UKĀ£31.26

British American Tobacco

7D

2.9%

1Y

-2.7%

FIVE

US$0.53

X5 Retail Group

7D

-95.6%

1Y

-97.6%

ULVR

UKĀ£41.71

Unilever

7D

3.7%

1Y

9.3%

TCS

US$3.19

TCS Group Holding

7D

-74.3%

1Y

-95.3%

RIO

UKĀ£61.28

Rio Tinto Group

7D

-2.6%

1Y

14.2%

EXPN

UKĀ£31.31

Experian

7D

8.2%

1Y

3.1%