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U.K. (FTSE) Communications Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies10
  • 7D1.2%
  • 3M5.3%
  • 1Y-6.7%
  • YTD-9.3%

In the last week, the Communications industry is up 1.2%, with Spirent Communications up 1.7%. Meanwhile, SRT Marine Systems actually underperformed within the industry, shrinking 10% in the last week. However, the industry is down 6.7% over the past year. Earnings are forecast to grow by 9.1% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Mon, 28 Nov 2022UK£2.2bUK£807.0mUK£85.7m23.7x26.2x2.8x
Wed, 26 Oct 2022UK£2.1bUK£825.5mUK£83.8m20.7x25x2.5x
Fri, 23 Sep 2022UK£2.1bUK£841.2mUK£84.7m24.8x25.3x2.6x
Sun, 21 Aug 2022UK£2.2bUK£817.4mUK£92.7m20x23.6x2.7x
Tue, 19 Jul 2022UK£2.1bUK£793.0mUK£87.8m21.2x23.4x2.6x
Thu, 16 Jun 2022UK£2.0bUK£781.2mUK£86.0m18.9x22.9x2.5x
Sat, 14 May 2022UK£2.0bUK£767.5mUK£84.0m19.2x24.1x2.6x
Mon, 11 Apr 2022UK£2.1bUK£724.9mUK£79.8m24.7x25.9x2.9x
Wed, 09 Mar 2022UK£1.9bUK£696.5mUK£73.8m25.4x25.8x2.7x
Fri, 04 Feb 2022UK£2.1bUK£697.0mUK£72.5m28.3x29.6x3.1x
Sun, 02 Jan 2022UK£2.5bUK£700.5mUK£72.9m27.8x34.3x3.6x
Tue, 30 Nov 2021UK£2.4bUK£710.9mUK£74.6m28.3x32.2x3.4x
Thu, 28 Oct 2021UK£2.9bUK£936.9mUK£75.4m47.2x38.8x3.1x
Sat, 25 Sep 2021UK£2.9bUK£939.6mUK£75.7m41.6x38.8x3.1x
Mon, 23 Aug 2021UK£2.6bUK£681.9mUK£70.4m30.4x37.3x3.8x
Sat, 10 Jul 2021UK£2.3bUK£681.9mUK£70.4m26.6x32.6x3.4x
Fri, 02 Apr 2021UK£2.3bUK£675.9mUK£68.2m39.3x33.3x3.4x
Mon, 04 Jan 2021UK£2.4bUK£679.4mUK£64.4m46.3x37.3x3.5x
Thu, 08 Oct 2020UK£2.5bUK£683.7mUK£66.0m28.3x37.3x3.6x
Wed, 01 Jul 2020UK£2.1bUK£696.5mUK£69.9m28.8x30.6x3.1x
Sat, 04 Apr 2020UK£1.7bUK£673.3mUK£65.5m18.4x25.3x2.5x
Tue, 07 Jan 2020UK£2.0bUK£624.9mUK£60.2m26.1x32.9x3.2x
Price to Earnings Ratio

27.9x


Total Market Cap: UK£1.7bTotal Earnings: UK£61.3mTotal Revenue: UK£653.4mTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Communications Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 32.3x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British Communications 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 26.2x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 32.3x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 3.2x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 2.8x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Communications industry have grown 12% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 7.3% 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. Tech industry?

GB Market1.33%
Tech2.53%
Communications1.21%
Communications Equipment1.21%
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
SPT Spirent CommunicationsUK£2.831.7%
+UK£29.1m
7.0%PE22x
CLX Calnex SolutionsUK£1.667.4%
+UK£10.1m
45.0%PE28.1x
MWE M.T.I Wireless EdgeUK£0.557.8%
+UK£3.5m
-25.2%PE16.4x
AFRN AferianUK£0.911.7%
+UK£1.3m
-43.4%PE25.3x
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Latest News

BVC

UK£0.28

BATM Advanced Communications

7D

-5.1%

1Y

-65.8%

CLX

UK£1.66

Calnex Solutions

7D

7.4%

1Y

45.0%

MWE

UK£0.55

M.T.I Wireless Edge

7D

7.8%

1Y

-25.2%

TRAK

UK£0.15

Trakm8 Holdings

7D

-3.3%

1Y

-41.0%

SPT

UK£2.83

Spirent Communications

7D

1.7%

1Y

7.0%

AFRN

UK£0.91

Aferian

7D

1.7%

1Y

-43.4%

ENET

UK£0.098

Ethernity Networks

7D

-7.1%

1Y

-79.0%