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U.K. (FTSE) Construction and Engineering Industry Analysis

UpdatedSep 24, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D2.3%
  • 3M8.3%
  • 1Y16.7%
  • YTD10.6%

The Construction and Engineering industry is up 2.3% in the last week, with Kier Group up 10%. Meanwhile, Costain Group actually underperformed within the industry, shrinking 7.7% in the last week. In the last 12 months, the industry was up 17%. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 6.6% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 24 Sep 2023UKĀ£5.3bUKĀ£23.3bUKĀ£595.6m9.5x8.9x0.2x
Tue, 22 Aug 2023UKĀ£5.0bUKĀ£23.0bUKĀ£583.6m9.8x8.5x0.2x
Thu, 20 Jul 2023UKĀ£5.2bUKĀ£22.4bUKĀ£604.7m12.3x8.7x0.2x
Sat, 17 Jun 2023UKĀ£5.1bUKĀ£22.4bUKĀ£605.4m12.2x8.4x0.2x
Mon, 15 May 2023UKĀ£5.3bUKĀ£22.3bUKĀ£501.5m13.7x10.5x0.2x
Wed, 12 Apr 2023UKĀ£5.0bUKĀ£22.3bUKĀ£502.0m13.1x10x0.2x
Fri, 10 Mar 2023UKĀ£5.1bUKĀ£21.6bUKĀ£355.8m13.5x14.3x0.2x
Sun, 05 Feb 2023UKĀ£5.3bUKĀ£20.9bUKĀ£412.2m14.8x12.9x0.3x
Tue, 03 Jan 2023UKĀ£4.9bUKĀ£20.9bUKĀ£414.0m14.5x11.9x0.2x
Thu, 01 Dec 2022UKĀ£4.8bUKĀ£20.9bUKĀ£413.9m13.5x11.6x0.2x
Sat, 29 Oct 2022UKĀ£4.4bUKĀ£20.9bUKĀ£413.2m14x10.8x0.2x
Mon, 26 Sep 2022UKĀ£4.8bUKĀ£20.9bUKĀ£414.9m15x11.5x0.2x
Wed, 24 Aug 2022UKĀ£4.9bUKĀ£20.7bUKĀ£430.1m12.3x11.5x0.2x
Fri, 22 Jul 2022UKĀ£4.8bUKĀ£20.2bUKĀ£376.5m13.1x12.8x0.2x
Sun, 19 Jun 2022UKĀ£4.6bUKĀ£20.1bUKĀ£374.2m12.5x12.2x0.2x
Tue, 17 May 2022UKĀ£4.8bUKĀ£20.0bUKĀ£402.9m12.5x11.9x0.2x
Thu, 14 Apr 2022UKĀ£5.1bUKĀ£20.0bUKĀ£399.9m13.5x12.8x0.3x
Sat, 12 Mar 2022UKĀ£5.0bUKĀ£20.0bUKĀ£401.2m16.2x12.3x0.2x
Mon, 07 Feb 2022UKĀ£5.2bUKĀ£20.0bUKĀ£305.3m18.2x16.9x0.3x
Wed, 05 Jan 2022UKĀ£5.7bUKĀ£19.9bUKĀ£301.8m19.6x18.9x0.3x
Fri, 03 Dec 2021UKĀ£5.4bUKĀ£19.8bUKĀ£292.1m19.1x18.5x0.3x
Sun, 31 Oct 2021UKĀ£7.4bUKĀ£20.2bUKĀ£223.6m20.4x33.2x0.4x
Tue, 28 Sep 2021UKĀ£7.8bUKĀ£20.2bUKĀ£223.6m20.8x35.1x0.4x
Thu, 26 Aug 2021UKĀ£7.9bUKĀ£20.1bUKĀ£19.0m20.3x416.7x0.4x
Fri, 02 Jul 2021UKĀ£7.7bUKĀ£20.0bUKĀ£2.5m18x3014.3x0.4x
Mon, 05 Apr 2021UKĀ£6.5bUKĀ£19.8b-UKĀ£77,275,293.4216.6x-83.5x0.3x
Thu, 07 Jan 2021UKĀ£6.2bUKĀ£19.7b-UKĀ£140,246,426.9615.8x-44x0.3x
Wed, 30 Sep 2020UKĀ£5.2bUKĀ£20.1b-UKĀ£103,396,145.4012.5x-50.3x0.3x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: UKĀ£5.2bTotal Earnings: -UKĀ£103,396,145.40Total Revenue: UKĀ£20.1bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Construction and Engineering Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 93.7x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British Construction and Engineering industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 8.9x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 93.8x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.28x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • Total earnings for the Construction and Engineering industry have gone up over the last three years, and the industry is now profitable. Revenues have grown 5.1% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by the industry overall, and subsequently profits are increasing too.

Industry Comparison

How does U.K. Construction and Engineering compare with similar industries?

GB Market-0.35%
Construction and Engineering2.34%
Industry PEThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
KIE Kier GroupUKĀ£1.1110.4%
GFRD Galliford Try HoldingsUKĀ£2.3617.1%
BBY Balfour BeattyUKĀ£3.361.0%
KLR Keller GroupUKĀ£7.832.4%
MGNS Morgan Sindall GroupUKĀ£20.951.2%
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