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U.K. (FTSE) Materials Sector Analysis

UpdatedNov 27, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies188
  • 7D1.9%
  • 3M7.1%
  • 1Y0.5%
  • YTD-6.2%

In the last week, the Materials industry is up 1.9%, with En+ Group International up . Despite this gain, the industry's performance has been flat over the past year. As for the next few years, earnings are forecast to decline by 11% per annum.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the U.K. Materials Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 27 Nov 2022UK£300.0bUK£413.2bUK£50.8b8.5x5.9x0.7x
Tue, 25 Oct 2022UK£268.2bUK£439.9bUK£53.6b8x5x0.6x
Thu, 22 Sep 2022UK£268.4bUK£436.3bUK£53.9b8.5x5x0.6x
Sat, 20 Aug 2022UK£279.8bUK£419.8bUK£52.0b10.2x5.4x0.7x
Mon, 18 Jul 2022UK£244.0bUK£374.8bUK£45.0b10.2x5.4x0.7x
Wed, 15 Jun 2022UK£292.6bUK£384.7bUK£46.8b10.4x6.3x0.8x
Fri, 13 May 2022UK£268.5bUK£352.9bUK£43.8b9x6.1x0.8x
Sun, 10 Apr 2022UK£303.3bUK£337.6bUK£42.1b11.5x7.2x0.9x
Tue, 08 Mar 2022UK£288.1bUK£362.5bUK£52.5b10.1x5.5x0.8x
Thu, 03 Feb 2022UK£352.1bUK£314.5bUK£43.9b11.7x8x1.1x
Sat, 01 Jan 2022UK£352.3bUK£315.0bUK£44.0b13.4x8x1.1x
Mon, 29 Nov 2021UK£340.1bUK£318.0bUK£44.3b13.4x7.7x1.1x
Wed, 27 Oct 2021UK£358.0bUK£308.7bUK£43.5b13.2x8.2x1.2x
Fri, 24 Sep 2021UK£343.6bUK£305.9bUK£41.2b13x8.3x1.1x
Sun, 22 Aug 2021UK£351.2bUK£304.6bUK£40.8b15.9x8.6x1.2x
Fri, 09 Jul 2021UK£368.7bUK£304.6bUK£40.8b15.3x9x1.2x
Thu, 01 Apr 2021UK£350.9bUK£280.0bUK£28.7b18.1x12.2x1.3x
Sun, 03 Jan 2021UK£330.8bUK£258.9bUK£17.4b18.1x19x1.3x
Wed, 07 Oct 2020UK£267.1bUK£277.9bUK£15.2b14.7x17.5x1x
Tue, 30 Jun 2020UK£261.5bUK£298.7bUK£13.9b13.4x18.8x0.9x
Fri, 03 Apr 2020UK£215.8bUK£317.0bUK£18.3b11.9x11.8x0.7x
Mon, 06 Jan 2020UK£289.4bUK£319.7bUK£22.0b15x13.2x0.9x
Price to Earnings Ratio

10.4x


Total Market Cap: UK£269.6bTotal Earnings: UK£26.0bTotal Revenue: UK£338.4bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Materials Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 11.9x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British Materials 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 5.9x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 11.9x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.0x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 0.73x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Materials industry have grown 25% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 6.9% 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. Materials sector?

GB Market1.33%
Materials1.86%
Chemicals2.20%
Metals and Mining2.05%
Basic Materials0.90%
Packaging0.38%
Paper and Forestry Products-0.096%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Chemicals industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 33.1x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 4.3%, which is lower than the prior year's growth of 30.7% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Metals and Mining industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 11.2x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaging industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 11% over the next 5 years.
  • In contrast, the Metals and Mining industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 14% 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
ENPL En+ Group InternationalUS$9.30n/a
US$4.7b
-8.8%PE2.2x
GLEN GlencoreUK£5.345.5%
+UK£3.6b
51.6%PE5.4x
EVR EVRAZUK£0.81n/a
UK£1.2b
-86.2%PE0.4x
AAL Anglo AmericanUK£32.041.4%
+UK£528.2m
21.6%PE6.7x
FRES FresnilloUK£8.953.5%
+UK£221.1m
-1.3%PE33.7x
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