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U.K. (FTSE) Construction Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-3.3%
  • 3M-10.2%
  • 1Y22.8%
  • YTD16.7%

Over the last 7 days, the Construction industry has dropped 3.3%, driven by a decline by Balfour Beatty of 3.8%. Meanwhile, J. Smart (Contractors) actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 8.5% in the last week. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 23%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 28 Nov 2021UK£5.3bUK£19.8bUK£292.6m19.6x
Tue, 26 Oct 2021UK£7.5bUK£20.2bUK£223.6m20.2x
Thu, 23 Sep 2021UK£7.9bUK£20.2bUK£223.6m20.8x
Sat, 21 Aug 2021UK£7.9bUK£20.1bUK£19.0m20.2x
Sat, 05 Jun 2021UK£7.3bUK£19.9b-UK£59,590,293.4218.9x
Tue, 09 Mar 2021UK£6.1bUK£19.7b-UK£138,783,426.9616.6x
Mon, 30 Nov 2020UK£5.8bUK£20.1b-UK£103,885,145.4013x
Thu, 03 Sep 2020UK£5.2bUK£20.4b-UK£65,463,504.0812.5x
Sun, 07 Jun 2020UK£5.9bUK£20.9bUK£68.5m9.8x
Sat, 29 Feb 2020UK£6.2bUK£21.3bUK£194.6m10.7x
Tue, 03 Dec 2019UK£6.6bUK£21.1bUK£178.8m11.7x
Fri, 06 Sep 2019UK£6.1bUK£21.0bUK£164.7m9x
Mon, 10 Jun 2019UK£7.1bUK£21.5bUK£417.3m10.9x
Sun, 03 Mar 2019UK£7.8bUK£22.1bUK£664.8m11x
Wed, 05 Dec 2018UK£6.9bUK£22.4bUK£794.3m9.4x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£6.9bTotal Earnings: UK£794.3mTotal Revenue: UK£22.4b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more optimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 19.6x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 13.1x. 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 Construction industry have declined 28% per year over the last three years, and revenues have also declined 4.0% per year. This means overall sales from these companies are declining and profits are subsequently falling as well.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.K. Construction industry?

Construction and Engineering-3.27%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Construction and Engineering industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 13.1x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 18%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 7.7% per year.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Construction and Engineering industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 18% over the next 5 years. This is better than its past earnings decline of 7.7% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

SMJ J. Smart (Contractors)8.5%+UK£4.7m29.1%PE5.5x
VANL Van Elle Holdings5.7%+UK£2.7m-1.1%PS0.6x
RNWH Renew Holdings0.4%+UK£2.4m57.0%PE21x
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