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U.K. (FTSE) Commercial Services Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.7%
  • 3M-1.0%
  • 1Y21.2%
  • YTD13.0%

Over the last 7 days, the Commercial Services industry has dropped 2.7%, driven by a decline by Rentokil Initial of 2.3%. Meanwhile, Marlowe actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 12% in the last week. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 21%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 28 Nov 2021UK£25.0bUK£18.8bUK£709.0m44.1x
Tue, 26 Oct 2021UK£25.0bUK£17.6bUK£616.5m54.9x
Thu, 23 Sep 2021UK£26.3bUK£17.6bUK£609.4m55.4x
Sat, 21 Aug 2021UK£25.4bUK£17.7bUK£796.9m48.5x
Sat, 05 Jun 2021UK£21.7bUK£17.4bUK£631.1m51.2x
Tue, 09 Mar 2021UK£20.4bUK£16.9bUK£509.1m34.7x
Mon, 30 Nov 2020UK£19.8bUK£16.4bUK£584.2m22.7x
Thu, 03 Sep 2020UK£20.8bUK£16.5bUK£640.0m34.4x
Sun, 07 Jun 2020UK£19.3bUK£16.5bUK£613.0m18.1x
Sat, 29 Feb 2020UK£19.9bUK£16.3bUK£526.3m26.6x
Tue, 03 Dec 2019UK£18.9bUK£15.0bUK£295.5m31.4x
Fri, 06 Sep 2019UK£18.2bUK£14.6bUK£124.8m22.4x
Mon, 10 Jun 2019UK£16.9bUK£12.7bUK£146.6m21.9x
Sun, 03 Mar 2019UK£15.0bUK£12.4bUK£169.8m20.6x
Wed, 05 Dec 2018UK£14.4bUK£12.3bUK£280.6m28x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£14.4bTotal Earnings: UK£280.6mTotal Revenue: UK£12.3b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more optimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 44.1x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 30.6x. 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 Commercial Services industry have grown 36% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 15% 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. Commercial Services industry?

Security and Alarm Services1.73%
Environmental and Facilities Services-2.33%
Diversified Support Services-4.13%
Commercial Printing-17.32%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Diversified Support Services industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 32.8x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 24%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 34% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Commercial Printing industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 23.8x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Commercial Printing industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 39% over the next 5 years. This is better than its past earnings decline of 70% per year. Meanwhile, the Environmental and Facilities Services industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 13% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

MRL Marlowe12.4%+UK£86.8m70.5%PS4.1x
MER Mears Group1.6%+UK£3.3m19.4%PE44.8x
MTO Mitie Group0.3%+UK£2.9m60.5%PE30.7x
CPP CPPGroup1.6%+UK£530.0k26.6%PS0.2x
GRA Grafenia5.3%+UK£286.2k0%PS0.5x
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