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U.K. (FTSE) Specialty Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 29, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies17
  • 7D-2.5%
  • 3M7.1%
  • 1Y-27.5%
  • YTDn/a

Over the last 7 days, the Specialty Chemicals industry has dropped 2.4%, driven by a pullback from Croda International of 2.8%. Meanwhile, SulNOx Group actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 16% in the last week. Overall the industry is down 29% in 12 months. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 26% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 29 May 2024UK£12.6bUK£17.7bUK£194.8m33.5x64.7x0.7x
Fri, 26 Apr 2024UK£12.3bUK£19.1bUK£295.7m22x41.7x0.6x
Sun, 24 Mar 2024UK£13.2bUK£19.1bUK£286.5m20.8x46.1x0.7x
Tue, 20 Feb 2024UK£12.5bUK£19.5bUK£187.1m18.8x66.9x0.6x
Thu, 18 Jan 2024UK£11.5bUK£19.5bUK£186.6m19.3x61.8x0.6x
Sat, 16 Dec 2023UK£12.8bUK£19.5bUK£186.4m21.4x68.5x0.7x
Mon, 13 Nov 2023UK£11.9bUK£20.3bUK£284.1m18.1x41.7x0.6x
Wed, 11 Oct 2023UK£11.7bUK£20.3bUK£313.1m22.4x37.4x0.6x
Fri, 08 Sep 2023UK£12.9bUK£20.5bUK£445.0m23.6x29x0.6x
Sun, 06 Aug 2023UK£13.9bUK£20.5bUK£445.1m27.1x31.3x0.7x
Tue, 04 Jul 2023UK£13.6bUK£20.7bUK£901.2m12.1x15.1x0.7x
Thu, 01 Jun 2023UK£14.6bUK£20.8bUK£904.0m13x16.2x0.7x
Sat, 29 Apr 2023UK£16.6bUK£20.7bUK£936.5m14.9x17.7x0.8x
Mon, 27 Mar 2023UK£15.7bUK£20.7bUK£1.1b12.9x14.9x0.8x
Wed, 22 Feb 2023UK£17.3bUK£20.9bUK£1.2b13.6x14.8x0.8x
Fri, 20 Jan 2023UK£17.0bUK£20.8bUK£1.2b13.5x14.6x0.8x
Sun, 18 Dec 2022UK£16.4bUK£20.9bUK£1.2b13.1x14.1x0.8x
Tue, 15 Nov 2022UK£17.4bUK£22.0bUK£992.6m18x17.5x0.8x
Thu, 13 Oct 2022UK£158.4bUK£22.1bUK£994.0m16.1x159.3x7.2x
Sat, 10 Sep 2022UK£17.0bUK£22.0bUK£999.7m17.7x17x0.8x
Mon, 08 Aug 2022UK£17.8bUK£22.0bUK£1.0b18.4x17.7x0.8x
Wed, 06 Jul 2022UK£16.7bUK£21.7bUK£731.2m28.6x22.8x0.8x
Fri, 03 Jun 2022UK£17.8bUK£21.6bUK£739.5m29.2x24.1x0.8x
Sun, 01 May 2022UK£19.6bUK£22.9bUK£772.4m26.6x25.4x0.9x
Tue, 29 Mar 2022UK£18.6bUK£22.8bUK£770.2m22.5x24.2x0.8x
Thu, 24 Feb 2022UK£18.1bUK£22.3bUK£711.0m22.8x25.4x0.8x
Sat, 22 Jan 2022UK£20.8bUK£22.3bUK£711.0m25.7x29.2x0.9x
Mon, 20 Dec 2021UK£23.4bUK£22.3bUK£711.2m26.5x32.8x1x
Wed, 17 Nov 2021UK£24.7bUK£20.7bUK£736.7m23.7x33.5x1.2x
Fri, 15 Oct 2021UK£23.3bUK£20.7bUK£736.5m25.9x31.7x1.1x
Sun, 12 Sep 2021UK£24.6bUK£20.6bUK£737.9m35.1x33.3x1.2x
Tue, 10 Aug 2021UK£24.7bUK£20.6bUK£737.6m35.7x33.5x1.2x
Price to Earnings Ratio

38.1x


Total Market Cap: UK£22.1bTotal Earnings: UK£579.8mTotal Revenue: UK£20.2bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Specialty Chemicals Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 30.7x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the British Specialty Chemicals industry, and appear confident in long term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 65.0x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 30.7x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.83x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Specialty Chemicals industry have declined 30% per year over the last three years,
  • Revenues have also declined 4.3% per year.
  • This means overall sales from these companies are declining and profits are subsequently falling as well.

Industry Comparison

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

GB Market-1.90%
Materials-3.11%
Chemicals-2.51%
Specialty Chemicals-2.47%
Diversified Chemicals0%
Industrial Gases-0.76%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals-3.04%
Commodity Chemicals-3.35%
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
SNOX SulNOx GroupUK£0.3315.8%
+UK£5.5m
230.0%PS151.9x
TET TreattUK£4.980.4%
+UK£1.2m
-29.0%PE26.7x
HDD HardideUK£0.0738.9%
+UK£470.7k
-41.2%PS1.2x
GPL Graft Polymer (UK)UK£0.0037158.6%
+UK£287.0k
-91.0%PS0.8x
HEIQ HeiQUK£0.141.1%
+UK£252.8k
n/aPS0.7x
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