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U.K. (FTSE) Basic Materials Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 30, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D2.0%
  • 3M-4.1%
  • 1Y-0.8%
  • YTD2.8%

Over the last 7 days, the Basic Materials industry has risen 2.0%, driven by gains in Breedon Group and Marshalls of 3.7% and 7.2%, respectively. Meanwhile, SigmaRoc actually underperformed within the industry, shrinking 6.4% in the last week. Despite this gain, the industry's performance has been flat over the past year. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 6.9% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 30 Nov 2023UKĀ£5.8bUKĀ£8.9bUKĀ£549.1m8.6x10.5x0.7x
Sat, 28 Oct 2023UKĀ£5.3bUKĀ£8.9bUKĀ£550.4m9x9.6x0.6x
Mon, 25 Sep 2023UKĀ£36.7bUKĀ£36.6bUKĀ£2.9b10.3x12.6x1x
Wed, 23 Aug 2023UKĀ£37.9bUKĀ£34.5bUKĀ£2.6b10.4x14.4x1.1x
Fri, 21 Jul 2023UKĀ£39.1bUKĀ£34.2bUKĀ£2.7b10.1x14.6x1.1x
Sun, 18 Jun 2023UKĀ£36.5bUKĀ£34.2bUKĀ£2.7b10x13.6x1.1x
Tue, 16 May 2023UKĀ£33.5bUKĀ£33.4bUKĀ£2.6b10.1x12.8x1x
Thu, 13 Apr 2023UKĀ£33.6bUKĀ£33.5bUKĀ£2.6b10.4x12.8x1x
Sat, 11 Mar 2023UKĀ£36.5bUKĀ£34.3bUKĀ£2.7b10.7x13.6x1.1x
Mon, 06 Feb 2023UKĀ£34.6bUKĀ£33.9bUKĀ£2.8b11x12.2x1x
Wed, 04 Jan 2023UKĀ£29.9bUKĀ£34.1bUKĀ£2.9b10x10.5x0.9x
Fri, 02 Dec 2022UKĀ£29.0bUKĀ£33.4bUKĀ£2.8b10.3x10.4x0.9x
Sun, 30 Oct 2022UKĀ£27.5bUKĀ£34.8bUKĀ£2.9b9.7x9.4x0.8x
Tue, 27 Sep 2022UKĀ£26.6bUKĀ£36.9bUKĀ£3.1b8.9x8.6x0.7x
Thu, 25 Aug 2022UKĀ£28.5bUKĀ£32.5bUKĀ£2.7b10.9x10.7x0.9x
Sat, 23 Jul 2022UKĀ£28.1bUKĀ£31.4bUKĀ£2.6b13.3x10.9x0.9x
Mon, 20 Jun 2022UKĀ£27.6bUKĀ£30.9bUKĀ£2.5b14.1x10.8x0.9x
Wed, 18 May 2022UKĀ£5.9bUKĀ£5.5bUKĀ£438.4m16.9x13.4x1.1x
Fri, 15 Apr 2022UKĀ£5.9bUKĀ£5.4bUKĀ£433.8m18.1x13.7x1.1x
Sun, 13 Mar 2022UKĀ£6.0bUKĀ£5.3bUKĀ£446.7m17.7x13.5x1.1x
Tue, 08 Feb 2022UKĀ£6.8bUKĀ£5.0bUKĀ£287.1m21.7x23.7x1.4x
Thu, 06 Jan 2022UKĀ£7.2bUKĀ£5.0bUKĀ£286.4m22.9x25.2x1.4x
Sat, 04 Dec 2021UKĀ£6.9bUKĀ£5.0bUKĀ£288.0m23.5x23.9x1.4x
Mon, 01 Nov 2021UKĀ£7.2bUKĀ£4.9bUKĀ£283.5m25.1x25.4x1.5x
Wed, 29 Sep 2021UKĀ£7.5bUKĀ£4.9bUKĀ£284.8m25.2x26.3x1.5x
Fri, 27 Aug 2021UKĀ£7.7bUKĀ£4.9bUKĀ£282.9m29.6x27.3x1.6x
Sat, 03 Jul 2021UKĀ£7.4bUKĀ£4.9bUKĀ£282.9m26.8x26.1x1.5x
Tue, 06 Apr 2021UKĀ£7.1bUKĀ£4.6bUKĀ£167.6m30.1x42.5x1.5x
Fri, 08 Jan 2021UKĀ£6.6bUKĀ£4.4bUKĀ£53.4m26.6x123.6x1.5x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: UKĀ£6.2bTotal Earnings: UKĀ£96.2mTotal Revenue: UKĀ£4.5bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Basic Materials Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 27.5x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British Basic 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 10.5x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 27.5x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.2x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 0.65x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Basic Materials industry have grown 79% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 25% 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 industry?

GB Market-0.50%
Basic Materials2.03%
Construction Materials2.03%
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
BREE Breedon GroupUKĀ£3.523.7%
MSLH MarshallsUKĀ£2.507.2%
RHIM RHI MagnesitaUKĀ£28.302.4%
STCM Steppe CementUKĀ£0.239.3%
FORT ForterraUKĀ£1.541.3%
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