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U.K. (FTSE) Transportation Industry Analysis

UpdatedApr 21, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.0%
  • 3M-3.8%
  • 1Y14.4%
  • YTD-1.0%

Over the last 7 days, the Transportation industry has dropped 2.7%, driven by a pullback from FirstGroup of 1.6%. In the past year, the industry has gained 16%. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 45% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 21 Apr 2024UK£3.3bUK£10.6bUK£244.4m4.4x13.5x0.3x
Tue, 19 Mar 2024UK£3.4bUK£10.6bUK£203.2m4.6x16.7x0.3x
Thu, 15 Feb 2024UK£3.2bUK£10.6bUK£204.6m4.1x15.4x0.3x
Sat, 13 Jan 2024UK£4.3bUK£15.6bUK£210.5m6.1x20.6x0.3x
Mon, 11 Dec 2023UK£4.2bUK£15.5bUK£194.8m6.4x21.7x0.3x
Wed, 08 Nov 2023UK£4.0bUK£15.2bUK£266.7m9.3x14.9x0.3x
Fri, 06 Oct 2023UK£4.0bUK£15.2bUK£256.9m8.8x15.6x0.3x
Sun, 03 Sep 2023UK£4.1bUK£15.3bUK£275.3m8.9x14.9x0.3x
Tue, 01 Aug 2023UK£4.2bUK£15.3bUK£193.4m8.2x21.6x0.3x
Thu, 29 Jun 2023UK£4.3bUK£14.9bUK£254.9m10.7x16.7x0.3x
Sat, 27 May 2023UK£4.2bUK£14.9bUK£259.2m11x16.2x0.3x
Mon, 24 Apr 2023UK£4.3bUK£14.9bUK£248.5m13.9x17.1x0.3x
Wed, 22 Mar 2023UK£4.1bUK£14.9bUK£218.4m13.7x18.8x0.3x
Fri, 17 Feb 2023UK£4.0bUK£14.6bUK£405.4m13.9x9.8x0.3x
Sun, 15 Jan 2023UK£4.3bUK£14.7bUK£492.2m13.4x8.7x0.3x
Tue, 13 Dec 2022UK£4.4bUK£14.9bUK£532.3m12.1x8.2x0.3x
Thu, 10 Nov 2022UK£4.4bUK£14.8bUK£508.9m11.6x8.6x0.3x
Sat, 08 Oct 2022UK£4.3bUK£14.7bUK£429.9m7x10.1x0.3x
Mon, 05 Sep 2022UK£4.5bUK£14.5bUK£296.7m7.5x15x0.3x
Wed, 03 Aug 2022UK£4.7bUK£14.5bUK£321.2m8.5x14.6x0.3x
Fri, 01 Jul 2022UK£4.5bUK£14.2bUK£302.9m8x14.9x0.3x
Sun, 29 May 2022UK£4.9bUK£14.1bUK£319.4m12x15.3x0.3x
Tue, 26 Apr 2022UK£4.6bUK£14.3bUK£300.6m12.2x15.5x0.3x
Thu, 24 Mar 2022UK£4.5bUK£13.9bUK£145.6m12.6x30.7x0.3x
Sat, 19 Feb 2022UK£5.5bUK£13.8b-UK£6,760,411.0012.9x-818.4x0.4x
Mon, 17 Jan 2022UK£5.6bUK£13.8b-UK£5,821,304.0013x-968.9x0.4x
Wed, 15 Dec 2021UK£5.4bUK£13.8b-UK£2,159,365.0012.2x-2515.3x0.4x
Fri, 12 Nov 2021UK£7.5bUK£13.9b-UK£58,051,497.0019.2x-129.8x0.5x
Sun, 10 Oct 2021UK£7.3bUK£13.9b-UK£58,859,676.0019x-124.2x0.5x
Tue, 07 Sep 2021UK£7.4bUK£13.8b-UK£60,929,524.4919.6x-122.2x0.5x
Thu, 05 Aug 2021UK£7.7bUK£14.1b-UK£60,929,524.4919.5x-126x0.5x
Sun, 09 May 2021UK£6.9bUK£14.1b-UK£92,422,755.4413.6x-74.7x0.5x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£6.9bTotal Earnings: -UK£92,422,755.44Total Revenue: UK£14.1bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Transportation Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average -113.1x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British Transportation 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 13.7x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of -113x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.37x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • Total earnings for the Transportation industry have gone up over the last three years and the industry is now profitable.
  • Revenues have declined 8.9% per year.
  • This means that less sales are being generated overall, but since the cost of doing business is lower, profits have been increasing.

Industry Trends

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

GB Market-1.28%
Cargo Ground Transportation0%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Railroads industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 15.5x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 65.5%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 53.3% per year.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Railroads industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 65% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 53% per year.
  • In contrast, the Trucking industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 27% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
ROL RotalaUK£0.630%
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