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U.K. (FTSE) Pharma Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-0.7%
  • 3M-0.7%
  • 1Y9.2%
  • YTD12.0%

Over the last 7 days, the Pharma industry has remained flat, although notably HUTCHMED (China) gained 18%. As for the the longer term, the industry is up 9.2% over the past 12 months.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 28 Nov 2021UK£225.3bUK£61.7bUK£5.7b30.3x
Tue, 26 Oct 2021UK£230.5bUK£58.2bUK£7.5b26.6x
Thu, 23 Sep 2021UK£226.2bUK£58.4bUK£7.5b28.9x
Sat, 21 Aug 2021UK£232.7bUK£58.1bUK£7.5b27.5x
Sat, 05 Jun 2021UK£190.4bUK£56.2bUK£8.5b26.8x
Tue, 09 Mar 2021UK£166.1bUK£57.2bUK£8.3b33.9x
Mon, 30 Nov 2020UK£186.6bUK£57.9bUK£8.4b41.7x
Thu, 03 Sep 2020UK£198.1bUK£59.5bUK£8.5b44.1x
Sun, 07 Jun 2020UK£209.6bUK£59.1bUK£6.8b22.2x
Sat, 29 Feb 2020UK£178.4bUK£55.7bUK£6.0b16.4x
Tue, 03 Dec 2019UK£196.7bUK£56.4bUK£6.6b18.4x
Fri, 06 Sep 2019UK£108.4bUK£21.8bUK£2.1b31.2x
Mon, 10 Jun 2019UK£163.6bUK£52.0bUK£6.1b33.5x
Sun, 03 Mar 2019UK£162.8bUK£51.7bUK£5.6b20.3x
Wed, 05 Dec 2018UK£169.3bUK£50.1bUK£3.5b37.8x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£169.3bTotal Earnings: UK£3.5bTotal Revenue: UK£50.1b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

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 28.8x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Pharmaceuticals industry have grown 18% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 7.2% 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. Pharma industry?


Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Pharma industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 28.8x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 25%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 21% per year.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Pharma industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 25% over the next 5 years. This is better than its past earnings decline of 21% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

HCM HUTCHMED (China)17.7%+UK£685.1m16.2%PS21.8x
SAR Sareum Holdings29.7%+UK£45.5m314.0%PB72x
NFX Nuformix8.6%+UK£739.5k-43.8%PS47.7x
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