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U.K. (FTSE) Capital Markets Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.5%
  • 3M-9.4%
  • 1Y-1.1%
  • YTD-5.6%

Over the last 7 days, the Capital Markets industry has dropped 1.5%, driven by a pullback from London Stock Exchange Group of 4.8%. As for the longer term, the industry's performance has been flat for the past year.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.K. Capital Markets Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 05 Dec 2021UK£145.8bUK£59.6bUK£12.1b12.3x
Tue, 02 Nov 2021UK£152.8bUK£58.5bUK£11.0b13.2x
Thu, 30 Sep 2021UK£146.1bUK£58.3bUK£10.7b13.2x
Sat, 28 Aug 2021UK£156.7bUK£58.6bUK£10.9b14.6x
Sun, 04 Jul 2021UK£145.7bUK£58.5bUK£10.9b13.9x
Wed, 07 Apr 2021UK£133.7bUK£46.9bUK£9.5b15x
Sat, 09 Jan 2021UK£120.3bUK£34.2bUK£7.1b16.3x
Fri, 02 Oct 2020UK£104.8bUK£26.8bUK£3.5b16.6x
Mon, 06 Jul 2020UK£104.0bUK£20.3bUK£2.5b18.4x
Thu, 09 Apr 2020UK£90.3bUK£31.4bUK£3.2b14.7x
Wed, 01 Jan 2020UK£114.2bUK£43.0bUK£4.8b16.6x
Sat, 05 Oct 2019UK£107.9bUK£35.8bUK£5.1b16.9x
Tue, 09 Jul 2019UK£101.1bUK£27.4bUK£4.6b16.9x
Mon, 01 Apr 2019UK£91.8bUK£19.9bUK£4.1b17x
Thu, 03 Jan 2019UK£75.8bUK£17.0bUK£3.7b16.1x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£75.8bTotal Earnings: UK£3.7bTotal Revenue: UK£17.0b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more pessimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 11.9x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 16.4x. It appears they believe that earnings will not grow as fast as they have historically.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Capital Markets industry have grown 49% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 52% 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 U.K. Capital Markets industry?

Asset Management-0.21%
Investment Banking and Brokerage-1.51%
Financial Exchanges and Data-4.60%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Financial Exchanges and Data industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 57.6x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 21%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 16% per year. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Asset Management industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 14.9x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Financial Exchanges and Data industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 21% over the next 5 years. This is better than it's past earnings growth rate of 16% per year. Meanwhile, the Asset Management industry is expected to see its earnings growth to stay flat over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

III 3i Group3.4%+UK£476.5m25.4%PE4.9x
LIO Liontrust Asset Management14.3%+UK£176.0m71.0%PE29x
ICP Intermediate Capital Group2.5%+UK£148.7m27.1%PE12.2x
STJ St. James's Place1.6%+UK£131.7m43.1%PE41.1x
RAT Rathbones Group5.4%+UK£57.3m20.0%PE24.7x
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