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U.K. (FTSE) Stock Market Analysis

UpdatedNov 26, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies1428
  • 7D-1.3%
  • 3M-1.2%
  • 1Y17.9%
  • YTD12.3%

Over the last 7 days, the market has dropped 1.3%, driven by a decline of 3.8% in the Financials sector. Although the market is actually up 18% over the past year.

Market Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Fri, 26 Nov 2021UK£3.4tUK£1.9tUK£163.9b19.8x
Sun, 24 Oct 2021UK£2.8tUK£1.8tUK£147.5b21.3x
Tue, 21 Sep 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.8tUK£139.8b23.3x
Thu, 19 Aug 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.8tUK£138.8b24.5x
Thu, 03 Jun 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.7tUK£91.1b24.8x
Sun, 07 Mar 2021UK£2.4tUK£1.7tUK£53.6b22.4x
Wed, 09 Dec 2020UK£2.2tUK£1.7tUK£39.0b22.9x
Tue, 01 Sep 2020UK£2.1tUK£1.8tUK£46.7b21x
Fri, 05 Jun 2020UK£2.1tUK£1.9tUK£85.6b17.2x
Mon, 09 Mar 2020UK£2.3tUK£2.1tUK£130.3b17.6x
Sun, 01 Dec 2019UK£2.5tUK£2.1tUK£149.4b17.6x
Wed, 04 Sep 2019UK£2.3tUK£2.0tUK£149.2b16.2x
Sat, 08 Jun 2019UK£2.4tUK£1.9tUK£150.0b17.4x
Fri, 01 Mar 2019UK£2.3tUK£1.9tUK£145.0b16.6x
Mon, 03 Dec 2018UK£2.3tUK£1.9tUK£159.7b16.3x
PE Ratio

16.3x

Total Market Cap: UK£2.3tTotal Earnings: UK£159.7bTotal Revenue: UK£1.9t0%0%0%3 Year10 Year
201920202021

Current Market PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the market at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 19.6x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

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

Sector Trends

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

Utilities1.91%
Consumer Staples1.31%
Real Estate1.24%
Materials0.72%
Healthcare0.60%
Consumer Discretionary-0.53%
Industrials-0.94%
Telecom-1.95%
Energy-2.64%
Tech-3.19%
Financials-3.77%

Sector PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Tech sector which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 33.2x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 29%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 17% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Energy sector, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 11.6x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Tech sector, expecting annual earnings growth of 29% over the next 5 years. This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 17% per year. Meanwhile, the Materials sector is expected to see its earnings decline 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?

Company7D1YValuationSector
RIO Rio Tinto Group6.7%+UK£4.7b-4.8%PE5.4xMaterials
ULVR Unilever4.0%+UK£3.8b-13.3%PE22.3xConsumer Staples
AZN AstraZeneca1.5%+UK£2.0b9.8%PE119.4xHealthcare
BP. BP2.5%+UK£1.5b30.8%PE13.8xEnergy
GSK GlaxoSmithKline1.9%+UK£1.4b10.8%PE17.9xHealthcare
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