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U.K. (FTSE) Copper Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 27, 2024
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies6
  • 7D-6.1%
  • 3M25.5%
  • 1Y55.8%
  • YTDn/a

Over the last 7 days, the Copper industry has dropped 6.1%, driven by a pullback from Antofagasta of 6.1%. Meanwhile, Great Southern Copper actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 9.3% in the last week. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 56%. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 19% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Mon, 27 May 2024UK£23.4bUK£5.4bUK£659.4m24x35.6x4.4x
Wed, 24 Apr 2024UK£22.5bUK£5.5bUK£687.9m17.8x32.7x4.1x
Fri, 22 Mar 2024UK£20.8bUK£5.5bUK£648.9m29.8x32x3.8x
Sun, 18 Feb 2024UK£18.6bUK£5.4bUK£1.3b13.8x14.7x3.4x
Tue, 16 Jan 2024UK£17.0bUK£5.4bUK£1.3b13x13.6x3.2x
Thu, 14 Dec 2023UK£16.4bUK£5.4bUK£1.3b12.6x12.9x3x
Sat, 11 Nov 2023UK£13.8bUK£5.6bUK£1.3b19.7x10.7x2.5x
Mon, 09 Oct 2023UK£14.7bUK£5.6bUK£1.3b20.4x11.4x2.6x
Wed, 06 Sep 2023UK£15.8bUK£5.4bUK£1.3b13.2x12.1x2.9x
Fri, 04 Aug 2023UK£17.3bUK£5.1bUK£1.2b13.3x14x3.4x
Sun, 02 Jul 2023UK£15.7bUK£5.1bUK£1.2b11.9x12.6x3.1x
Tue, 30 May 2023UK£15.0bUK£5.2bUK£1.3b12.3x11.8x2.9x
Thu, 27 Apr 2023UK£16.2bUK£5.2bUK£1.3b13.9x12.7x3.1x
Sat, 25 Mar 2023UK£16.4bUK£5.3bUK£1.4b11.9x12x3.1x
Mon, 20 Feb 2023UK£18.4bUK£5.8bUK£866.6m10.5x21.3x3.2x
Wed, 18 Jan 2023UK£18.7bUK£5.7bUK£853.1m17.5x21.9x3.3x
Fri, 16 Dec 2022UK£15.7bUK£5.8bUK£859.9m14.6x18.3x2.7x
Sun, 13 Nov 2022UK£15.4bUK£6.0bUK£885.4m8.9x17.4x2.6x
Tue, 11 Oct 2022UK£1.2tUK£6.4bUK£980.9m4.1x1195.5x184.3x
Thu, 08 Sep 2022UK£12.2bUK£6.1bUK£893.8m5.2x13.7x2x
Sat, 06 Aug 2022UK£12.4bUK£6.7bUK£1.2b6.3x10x1.8x
Mon, 04 Jul 2022UK£11.9bUK£6.7bUK£1.2b5.4x9.6x1.8x
Wed, 01 Jun 2022UK£15.5bUK£6.4bUK£1.2b6.7x13x2.4x
Fri, 29 Apr 2022UK£16.2bUK£6.5bUK£1.2b6.9x13.3x2.5x
Sun, 27 Mar 2022UK£18.1bUK£6.1bUK£1.1b9.6x16x3x
Tue, 22 Feb 2022UK£14.8bUK£5.3bUK£895.3m9.4x16.6x2.8x
Thu, 20 Jan 2022UK£15.7bUK£5.3bUK£894.0m9.9x17.5x3x
Sat, 18 Dec 2021UK£14.5bUK£5.4bUK£917.5m9.9x15.9x2.7x
Mon, 15 Nov 2021UK£15.7bUK£5.3bUK£887.0m10x17.7x2.9x
Wed, 13 Oct 2021UK£15.1bUK£5.3bUK£875.6m10x17.3x2.9x
Fri, 10 Sep 2021UK£15.2bUK£5.2bUK£864.2m9.9x17.6x2.9x
Sun, 08 Aug 2021UK£15.9bUK£5.2bUK£855.4m13.1x18.6x3.1x
Price to Earnings Ratio

25.4x


Total Market Cap: UK£16.2bTotal Earnings: UK£639.1mTotal Revenue: UK£4.6bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Copper Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 17.4x202220232024
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the British Copper industry, and appear confident in long term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 35.6x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 17.4x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 3.0x is lower than the industry's current PS ratio of 4.4x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Copper industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 5.3% per year.
  • This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased and as a result, profits have held steady.

Industry Comparison

How does U.K. Copper compare with similar industries?

GB Market-1.24%
Materials-2.76%
Metals and Mining-2.97%
Copper-6.07%
Steel5.06%
Aluminum0%
Silver0%
Gold-1.71%
Diversified Metals and Mining-2.69%
Precious Metals and Minerals-2.81%
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
GSCU Great Southern CopperUK£0.0249.3%
+UK£687.0k
51.6%PB2.6x
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Latest News

PXC

UK£0.19

Phoenix Copper

7D

-2.5%

1Y

-26.0%

ATYM

UK£4.27

Atalaya Mining

7D

-12.0%

1Y

28.2%

CAML

UK£2.21

Central Asia Metals

7D

-3.3%

1Y

13.0%

GSCU

UK£0.024

Great Southern Copper

7D

9.3%

1Y

51.6%