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U.K. (FTSE) Transportation Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 27, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies7
  • 7D-4.2%
  • 3M-10.1%
  • 1Y24.8%
  • YTD18.0%

Over the last 7 days, the Transportation industry has dropped 4.2%, driven by a decline by National Express Group of 6.1%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 25%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 27 Nov 2021UK£5.2bUK£12.6b-UK£83,388,582.0014.5x
Mon, 25 Oct 2021UK£7.4bUK£13.9b-UK£56,797,622.0019.1x
Wed, 22 Sep 2021UK£7.3bUK£13.8b-UK£61,006,911.0019.5x
Fri, 20 Aug 2021UK£7.6bUK£14.1b-UK£60,929,524.4919.8x
Fri, 04 Jun 2021UK£7.1bUK£14.1b-UK£72,860,255.4417.7x
Mon, 08 Mar 2021UK£7.0bUK£13.8b-UK£282,238,987.8315.3x
Thu, 10 Dec 2020UK£5.6bUK£16.9b-UK£206,340,524.4116.2x
Wed, 02 Sep 2020UK£4.7bUK£17.4b-UK£43,050,599.9216x
Sat, 06 Jun 2020UK£5.3bUK£14.7bUK£25.5m21.7x
Tue, 10 Mar 2020UK£8.1bUK£16.7bUK£233.1m15.3x
Mon, 02 Dec 2019UK£8.5bUK£17.0bUK£361.3m14.6x
Thu, 05 Sep 2019UK£8.5bUK£16.8bUK£447.6m14x
Sun, 09 Jun 2019UK£8.8bUK£18.4bUK£603.4m11x
Sat, 02 Mar 2019UK£8.8bUK£18.2bUK£365.1m13.4x
Tue, 04 Dec 2018UK£8.9bUK£18.8bUK£251.1m12.1x
PE Ratio

12.1x

Total Market Cap: UK£8.9bTotal Earnings: UK£251.1mTotal Revenue: UK£18.8b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year
201920202021

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 17.3x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: Total earnings for the Transportation industry have declined over the last three years, with the industry now making a loss overall. Revenues have declined 13% per year. This means overall sales are declining and profits are subsequently falling as well.

Industry Trends

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

Trucking-2.79%
Railroads-7.87%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Trucking industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 26.2x. However analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 45%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 754% per year. So the market might believe that analysts are underestimating future growth. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Railroads industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 24.0x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Trucking industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 45% over the next 5 years. Meanwhile, the Railroads industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 24% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

Company7D1YValuation
FGP FirstGroup1.3%+UK£15.7m63.9%PE26.6x
Simply Wall St
Simply Wall Street Pty Ltd
17-21 Bellevue Street, Surry Hills, Sydney
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