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U.K. (FTSE) Telecom Services and Carriers Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 05, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D1.8%
  • 3M16.5%
  • 1Y8.2%
  • YTD13.3%

In the last week, the Telecom Services and Carriers industry is up 1.8%, with BT Group up 2.1%. In the last 12 months, the industry was up 8.2%. In the next few years, earnings are forecast to decline by 4.6% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.K. Telecom Services and Carriers Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 05 Dec 2023UK£14.6bUK£21.3bUK£1.9b11.6x7.7x0.7x
Thu, 02 Nov 2023UK£12.1bUK£21.3bUK£1.9b20.4x6.2x0.6x
Sat, 30 Sep 2023UK£12.5bUK£21.3bUK£1.9b20.7x6.4x0.6x
Mon, 28 Aug 2023UK£12.1bUK£21.3bUK£1.9b21.1x6.2x0.6x
Wed, 26 Jul 2023UK£13.5bUK£21.3bUK£1.9b14.3x6.9x0.6x
Fri, 23 Jun 2023UK£13.8bUK£21.3bUK£1.9b14.5x7.1x0.6x
Sun, 21 May 2023UK£15.5bUK£21.3bUK£1.9b15.1x8x0.7x
Tue, 18 Apr 2023UK£16.8bUK£21.4bUK£1.7b15.5x9.6x0.8x
Thu, 16 Mar 2023UK£15.3bUK£21.3bUK£1.7b13.7x8.8x0.7x
Sat, 11 Feb 2023UK£14.6bUK£21.3bUK£1.7b13.7x8.3x0.7x
Mon, 09 Jan 2023UK£13.6bUK£21.5bUK£1.8b12.7x7.6x0.6x
Wed, 07 Dec 2022UK£12.9bUK£21.5bUK£1.8b12.1x7.3x0.6x
Fri, 04 Nov 2022UK£13.7bUK£21.5bUK£1.7b18.8x7.9x0.6x
Sun, 02 Oct 2022UK£13.0bUK£21.5bUK£1.7b17.5x7.5x0.6x
Tue, 30 Aug 2022UK£16.0bUK£21.5bUK£1.7b20.2x9.4x0.7x
Thu, 28 Jul 2022UK£19.9bUK£21.8bUK£1.2b14.4x17.1x0.9x
Sat, 25 Jun 2022UK£21.0bUK£21.8bUK£1.2b14.6x18x1x
Mon, 23 May 2022UK£20.8bUK£21.8bUK£978.7m20.6x21.3x1x
Wed, 20 Apr 2022UK£21.0bUK£21.8bUK£984.5m20.6x21.3x1x
Fri, 18 Mar 2022UK£20.7bUK£21.8bUK£1.1b21.2x18.2x0.9x
Sun, 13 Feb 2022UK£23.0bUK£21.8bUK£1.1b21.6x20.2x1.1x
Tue, 11 Jan 2022UK£20.9bUK£21.9bUK£1.1b21.5x19x1x
Thu, 09 Dec 2021UK£20.4bUK£21.9bUK£1.1b26.8x18.6x0.9x
Sat, 06 Nov 2021UK£19.3bUK£21.9bUK£1.1b28.4x17.5x0.9x
Mon, 04 Oct 2021UK£19.9bUK£22.0bUK£1.1b28.2x18.4x0.9x
Wed, 01 Sep 2021UK£21.3bUK£22.0bUK£1.1b31.1x19.3x1x
Thu, 08 Jul 2021UK£23.3bUK£22.0bUK£1.1b27.6x21.2x1.1x
Wed, 31 Mar 2021UK£18.9bUK£22.2bUK£1.5b23.5x12.3x0.9x
Sat, 02 Jan 2021UK£16.5bUK£22.6bUK£1.5b21.5x10.8x0.7x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: UK£16.5bTotal Earnings: UK£1.5bTotal Revenue: UK£22.6bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Telecom Services and Carriers Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 13.2x20222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British Telecom 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 7.7x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 13.2x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 0.87x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Telecom industry have grown 7.6% per year over the last three years, while revenues have remained mostly flat.
  • This means that companies overall are more efficiently conducting business since profits are increasing while sales have been flat.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.K. Telecom industry?

GB Market0.37%
Telecom Services and Carriers1.83%
Integrated Telecom Services2.24%
Alternative Carriers-3.12%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Alternative Carriers industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 27.1x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 16.4%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 12.2% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Integrated Telecom Services industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 12.7x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Alternative Carriers industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 16% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 12% per year.
  • In contrast, the Integrated Telecom Services industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 6.4% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
BT.A BT GroupUK£1.262.1%
ZEG Zegona CommunicationsUK£1.633.8%
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