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U.K. (FTSE) Specialty Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedJun 07, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies17
  • 7D2.4%
  • 3M-8.6%
  • 1Y-15.5%
  • YTD-9.0%

Over the last 7 days, the Specialty Chemicals industry has remained flat, although notably Iofina declined by 6.9%. Unfortunately though, the industry is down 17% over the past 12 months. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 1.6% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 07 Jun 2023UKĀ£15.0bUKĀ£20.8bUKĀ£901.4m13.3x16.7x0.7x
Fri, 05 May 2023UKĀ£16.2bUKĀ£20.7bUKĀ£936.5m14.5x17.3x0.8x
Sun, 02 Apr 2023UKĀ£15.8bUKĀ£20.7bUKĀ£936.1m13.9x16.9x0.8x
Tue, 28 Feb 2023UKĀ£17.1bUKĀ£20.9bUKĀ£1.2b13.6x14.7x0.8x
Thu, 26 Jan 2023UKĀ£17.0bUKĀ£20.8bUKĀ£1.2b13.4x14.6x0.8x
Sat, 24 Dec 2022UKĀ£16.4bUKĀ£20.9bUKĀ£1.2b13.1x14.1x0.8x
Mon, 21 Nov 2022UKĀ£16.8bUKĀ£22.0bUKĀ£992.6m17.5x16.9x0.8x
Wed, 19 Oct 2022UKĀ£15.7bUKĀ£22.0bUKĀ£993.9m16.6x15.8x0.7x
Fri, 16 Sep 2022UKĀ£16.3bUKĀ£22.0bUKĀ£998.0m16.9x16.4x0.7x
Sun, 14 Aug 2022UKĀ£18.3bUKĀ£22.0bUKĀ£1.0b18.7x18.2x0.8x
Tue, 12 Jul 2022UKĀ£16.9bUKĀ£21.7bUKĀ£731.2m29.3x23.2x0.8x
Thu, 09 Jun 2022UKĀ£17.7bUKĀ£21.6bUKĀ£739.4m29.2x24x0.8x
Sat, 07 May 2022UKĀ£18.6bUKĀ£22.9bUKĀ£772.1m27.5x24.1x0.8x
Mon, 04 Apr 2022UKĀ£19.1bUKĀ£22.8bUKĀ£769.6m22.1x24.8x0.8x
Wed, 02 Mar 2022UKĀ£18.1bUKĀ£22.3bUKĀ£710.7m22.6x25.5x0.8x
Fri, 28 Jan 2022UKĀ£20.0bUKĀ£22.3bUKĀ£711.2m24.1x28.1x0.9x
Sun, 26 Dec 2021UKĀ£23.6bUKĀ£22.3bUKĀ£711.1m27x33.2x1.1x
Tue, 23 Nov 2021UKĀ£24.6bUKĀ£20.7bUKĀ£742.8m22.8x33.1x1.2x
Thu, 21 Oct 2021UKĀ£23.3bUKĀ£20.6bUKĀ£736.4m25.3x31.6x1.1x
Sat, 18 Sep 2021UKĀ£23.9bUKĀ£20.6bUKĀ£738.1m34.2x32.3x1.2x
Mon, 16 Aug 2021UKĀ£25.0bUKĀ£20.6bUKĀ£737.6m35.8x33.9x1.2x
Mon, 31 May 2021UKĀ£22.1bUKĀ£20.2bUKĀ£579.8m30.3x38.1x1.1x
Thu, 04 Mar 2021UKĀ£20.0bUKĀ£19.4bUKĀ£366.3m38.2x54.7x1x
Sun, 06 Dec 2020UKĀ£17.5bUKĀ£18.7bUKĀ£329.1m37x53x0.9x
Wed, 09 Sep 2020UKĀ£16.2bUKĀ£18.5bUKĀ£442.8m33.5x36.6x0.9x
Price to Earnings Ratio

32.9x


Total Market Cap: UKĀ£14.6bTotal Earnings: UKĀ£442.8mTotal Revenue: UKĀ£18.5bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Specialty Chemicals Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 30.6x202120222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British Specialty Chemicals 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 16.7x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 30.6x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.93x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Specialty Chemicals industry have grown 27% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 3.8% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Comparison

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

GB Market1.45%
Materials3.99%
Chemicals2.21%
Specialty Chemicals2.39%
Industrial Gases3.97%
Diversified Chemicals0%
Commodity Chemicals-1.08%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals-2.27%
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
JMAT Johnson MattheyUKĀ£17.973.9%
+UKĀ£122.4m
-15.5%PE12.4x
SYNT SynthomerUKĀ£0.966.6%
+UKĀ£27.8m
-67.5%PS0.2x
CRDA Croda InternationalUKĀ£61.180.3%
+UKĀ£24.9m
-7.8%PE13.1x
ELM ElementisUKĀ£1.113.9%
+UKĀ£24.6m
-4.7%PS1.1x
VCT VictrexUKĀ£15.630.9%
+UKĀ£12.2m
-10.1%PE18.8x
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Latest News

HAYD

UKĀ£0.011

Haydale Graphene Industries

7D

-6.3%

1Y

-82.8%

JMAT

UKĀ£17.97

Johnson Matthey

7D

3.9%

1Y

-15.5%

SYM

UKĀ£0.069

Symphony Environmental Technologies

7D

-3.5%

1Y

-57.7%

BYOT

UKĀ£0.019

Byotrol

7D

-5.0%

1Y

-33.3%

DCTA

UKĀ£0.70

Directa Plus

7D

-0.7%

1Y

-30.2%

VRS

UKĀ£0.051

Versarien

7D

118.9%

1Y

-76.6%

TET

UKĀ£6.98

Treatt

7D

0.4%

1Y

-20.2%

IOF

UKĀ£0.34

Iofina

7D

-2.3%

1Y

44.0%

GPL

UKĀ£0.041

Graft Polymer (UK)

7D

-1.2%

1Y

-74.5%

ELM

UKĀ£1.11

Elementis

7D

3.9%

1Y

-4.7%

CAR

UKĀ£0.14

Carclo

7D

2.9%

1Y

-41.2%