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U.K. (FTSE) Commodity Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 26, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D1.2%
  • 3M1.2%
  • 1Y-9.2%
  • YTD-12.3%

The Commodity Chemicals industry is up 1.2% in the last week, with Essentra up 5.6%. In the past year, the industry is down 9.2%. Earnings are forecast to grow by 32% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sat, 28 May 2022UK£1.1bUK£1.1bUK£26.1m34.2x
Mon, 25 Apr 2022UK£1.2bUK£1.1bUK£26.1m36.1x
Wed, 23 Mar 2022UK£1.1bUK£1.1bUK£29.7m26.3x
Fri, 18 Feb 2022UK£1.2bUK£1.0bUK£21.1m37x
Sun, 16 Jan 2022UK£1.3bUK£1.0bUK£21.1m40.6x
Tue, 14 Dec 2021UK£1.2bUK£1.0bUK£21.1m38.4x
Thu, 11 Nov 2021UK£1.2bUK£1.0bUK£21.1m37.5x
Sat, 09 Oct 2021UK£1.0bUK£1.0bUK£21.5m33x
Mon, 06 Sep 2021UK£1.1bUK£1.0bUK£22.2m36.6x
Wed, 04 Aug 2021UK£1.1bUK£1.0bUK£22.1m36.5x
Sat, 08 May 2021UK£1.2bUK£1.0bUK£14.7m54.9x
Tue, 09 Feb 2021UK£1.1bUK£984.9mUK£7.3m110.4x
Mon, 02 Nov 2020UK£959.4mUK£990.1mUK£11.6m54.8x
Thu, 06 Aug 2020UK£975.4mUK£995.2mUK£15.9m41.8x
Sun, 10 May 2020UK£868.3mUK£1.0bUK£28.9m22.7x
Sat, 01 Feb 2020UK£1.3bUK£1.1bUK£42.0m26.7x
Tue, 05 Nov 2019UK£1.2bUK£1.1bUK£42.9m21.5x
Fri, 09 Aug 2019UK£1.4bUK£1.1bUK£43.8m30.5x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£1.4bTotal Earnings: UK£36.3mTotal Revenue: UK£1.1bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Commodity Chemicals Industry Median PE3Y Average 43x202020212022
Current Industry PEThere are only 2 profitable companies in this industry, so there is insufficient data to make an industry-wide assessment of PE.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Commodity Chemicals industry have declined 10% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues have remained mostly flat.
  • This means that although sales have remained flat, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased, which has decreased profits.

Industry Comparison

How does U.K. Commodity Chemicals compare with similar industries?

GB Market1.04%
Commodity Chemicals1.23%
Industrial Gases5.37%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals1.96%
Specialty Chemicals1.95%
Diversified Chemicals0%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
ESNT EssentraUK£3.205.6%
ZTF ZotefoamsUK£3.169.0%
ITX ItaconixUK£0.05118.4%
AGM Applied Graphene MaterialsUK£0.175.7%
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