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U.K. (FTSE) Materials Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 03, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies191
  • 7D2.7%
  • 3M5.2%
  • 1Y-18.7%
  • YTD-19.7%

In the last week, the Materials industry is up 2.7%, with En+ Group International up . In the past year, the industry is down 19%. Earnings are forecast to grow by 4.0% annually.

Sector Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 03 Dec 2023UKĀ£247.4bUKĀ£348.8bUKĀ£29.3b9.9x8.4x0.7x
Tue, 31 Oct 2023UKĀ£234.2bUKĀ£361.2bUKĀ£30.2b9.9x7.8x0.6x
Thu, 28 Sep 2023UKĀ£266.4bUKĀ£389.9bUKĀ£32.6b9.8x8.2x0.7x
Sat, 26 Aug 2023UKĀ£257.4bUKĀ£379.7bUKĀ£32.3b10.1x8x0.7x
Mon, 24 Jul 2023UKĀ£279.6bUKĀ£398.4bUKĀ£43.2b10x6.5x0.7x
Wed, 21 Jun 2023UKĀ£273.1bUKĀ£400.4bUKĀ£43.3b10.2x6.3x0.7x
Fri, 19 May 2023UKĀ£268.7bUKĀ£409.0bUKĀ£44.3b10.1x6.1x0.7x
Sun, 16 Apr 2023UKĀ£292.9bUKĀ£408.0bUKĀ£44.4b10x6.6x0.7x
Tue, 14 Mar 2023UKĀ£288.6bUKĀ£415.0bUKĀ£45.7b9.2x6.3x0.7x
Thu, 09 Feb 2023UKĀ£322.1bUKĀ£415.2bUKĀ£51.0b10.1x6.3x0.8x
Sat, 07 Jan 2023UKĀ£317.8bUKĀ£415.2bUKĀ£51.0b9.7x6.2x0.8x
Mon, 05 Dec 2022UKĀ£305.8bUKĀ£409.0bUKĀ£50.3b9.2x6.1x0.7x
Wed, 02 Nov 2022UKĀ£272.8bUKĀ£432.2bUKĀ£52.7b8x5.2x0.6x
Fri, 30 Sep 2022UKĀ£265.1bUKĀ£445.9bUKĀ£54.4b7.8x4.9x0.6x
Sun, 28 Aug 2022UKĀ£280.2bUKĀ£422.3bUKĀ£52.4b9.8x5.3x0.7x
Tue, 26 Jul 2022UKĀ£262.0bUKĀ£385.0bUKĀ£46.7b10.7x5.6x0.7x
Thu, 23 Jun 2022UKĀ£272.9bUKĀ£378.2bUKĀ£46.0b10.8x5.9x0.7x
Sat, 21 May 2022UKĀ£274.3bUKĀ£349.7bUKĀ£43.4b11.2x6.3x0.8x
Mon, 18 Apr 2022UKĀ£310.5bUKĀ£336.7bUKĀ£42.0b11.6x7.4x0.9x
Wed, 16 Mar 2022UKĀ£271.4bUKĀ£364.0bUKĀ£52.4b10.5x5.2x0.7x
Fri, 11 Feb 2022UKĀ£371.7bUKĀ£315.7bUKĀ£44.5b11.6x8.3x1.2x
Sun, 09 Jan 2022UKĀ£360.8bUKĀ£314.4bUKĀ£43.9b13.3x8.2x1.1x
Tue, 07 Dec 2021UKĀ£337.2bUKĀ£319.4bUKĀ£44.5b12.6x7.6x1.1x
Thu, 04 Nov 2021UKĀ£342.7bUKĀ£310.6bUKĀ£43.7b13x7.8x1.1x
Sat, 02 Oct 2021UKĀ£338.1bUKĀ£308.9bUKĀ£41.5b12.5x8.1x1.1x
Mon, 30 Aug 2021UKĀ£365.8bUKĀ£304.6bUKĀ£40.8b16.7x9x1.2x
Tue, 06 Jul 2021UKĀ£368.7bUKĀ£304.6bUKĀ£40.8b15.3x9x1.2x
Fri, 09 Apr 2021UKĀ£350.9bUKĀ£280.0bUKĀ£28.7b18.1x12.2x1.3x
Thu, 31 Dec 2020UKĀ£330.8bUKĀ£258.9bUKĀ£17.4b18.1x19x1.3x
Price to Earnings Ratio

19.4x


Total Market Cap: UKĀ£295.2bTotal Earnings: UKĀ£15.2bTotal Revenue: UKĀ£277.8bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Materials Sector Price to Earnings3Y Average 8.9x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the British Materials industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 8.9x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.96x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Materials industry have grown 24% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 7.9% 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 Market0.38%
Materials2.66%
Paper and Forestry Products5.71%
Packaging5.07%
Metals and Mining2.75%
Basic Materials2.00%
Chemicals-0.94%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Chemicals industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 31.9x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 22.8%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 7.6% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Metals and Mining industry, which is trading close to its 3-year average of 8.1x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Chemicals industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 23% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 7.6% per year.
  • In contrast, the Packaging industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 3.8% 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
RIO Rio Tinto GroupUKĀ£55.992.1%
+UKĀ£1.9b
0.3%PE13.4x
AAL Anglo AmericanUKĀ£23.114.3%
+UKĀ£1.1b
-29.9%PE17x
GLEN GlencoreUKĀ£4.582.1%
+UKĀ£1.1b
-18.0%PE7.2x
EVR EVRAZUKĀ£0.81n/a
UKĀ£1.2b
-86.2%PE0.4x
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RIO

UKĀ£55.99

Rio Tinto Group

7D

2.1%

1Y

0.3%

SOLG

UKĀ£0.085

SolGold

7D

-4.4%

1Y

-54.6%

FRES

UKĀ£5.93

Fresnillo

7D

12.2%

1Y

-33.8%

HILS

UKĀ£18.30

Hill & Smith

7D

-1.8%

1Y

53.3%

AAL

UKĀ£23.11

Anglo American

7D

4.3%

1Y

-29.9%

FXPO

UKĀ£0.74

Ferrexpo

7D

-7.6%

1Y

-51.1%

ESNT

UKĀ£1.53

Essentra

7D

-3.8%

1Y

-39.0%

IBST

UKĀ£1.33

Ibstock

7D

-3.5%

1Y

-16.9%

EVR

UKĀ£0.81

EVRAZ

7D

n/a

1Y

-86.2%

ENPL

US$9.30

En+ Group International

7D

n/a

1Y

-8.8%