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U.K. (FTSE) Aerospace & Defense Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 26, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.0%
  • 3M-6.8%
  • 1Y15.1%
  • YTD18.1%

Over the last 7 days, the Aerospace & Defense industry has remained flat, although notably Babcock International Group gained 3.7%. The past year has been better, since the industry has gained 15% in that time.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.K. Aerospace & Defense Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Fri, 26 Nov 2021UK£31.0bUK£28.7bUK£311.2m26.8x
Sun, 24 Oct 2021UK£32.7bUK£28.7bUK£361.2m26.3x
Tue, 21 Sep 2021UK£32.0bUK£28.7bUK£360.7m26.4x
Thu, 19 Aug 2021UK£33.4bUK£28.7bUK£360.6m27.7x
Thu, 03 Jun 2021UK£28.7bUK£28.8b-UK£130,935,285.0621.7x
Sun, 07 Mar 2021UK£25.6bUK£28.9bUK£123.3m18.6x
Wed, 09 Dec 2020UK£26.8bUK£29.0bUK£837.3m20x
Tue, 01 Sep 2020UK£26.0bUK£29.0bUK£921.8m21.8x
Fri, 05 Jun 2020UK£25.2bUK£28.9bUK£1.4b19.6x
Mon, 09 Mar 2020UK£31.6bUK£28.7bUK£2.0b20.2x
Sun, 01 Dec 2019UK£31.9bUK£28.1bUK£2.1b24.3x
Wed, 04 Sep 2019UK£30.1bUK£27.6bUK£1.9b22.5x
Sat, 08 Jun 2019UK£25.3bUK£27.2bUK£1.7b20.9x
Fri, 01 Mar 2019UK£26.4bUK£26.9bUK£1.6b16.4x
Mon, 03 Dec 2018UK£27.4bUK£26.6bUK£1.5b17.6x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£27.4bTotal Earnings: UK£1.5bTotal Revenue: UK£26.6b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more optimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 26.8x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 21.2x. It appears they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Aerospace & Defense industry have declined 41% per year over the last three years, while revenues for these companies have grown 2.5% per year. This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has decreased profits.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.K. Aerospace & Defense industry?

Aerospace and Defense-0.96%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Aerospace and Defense industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 21.2x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 16%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 14% per year.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Aerospace and Defense industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 16% over the next 5 years. This is roughly in line with its past earnings growth rate.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

BAB Babcock International Group3.7%+UK£58.1m-10.1%PS0.4x
MGGT Meggitt0.4%+UK£24.9m88.4%PE99.2x
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