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U.K. (FTSE) Market Analysis & Valuation

UpdatedDec 01, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies1481
  • 7D0.9%
  • 3M5.6%
  • 1Y-6.7%
  • YTD-10.1%

In the last week, the market has stayed flat, however the Materials sector stood out, gaining 3.5%. Unfortunately though, the market is down 6.7% over the past year. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 10% annually.

Market Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Thu, 01 Dec 2022UK£2.5tUK£2.3tUK£213.5b13.3x11.7x1.1x
Sat, 29 Oct 2022UK£2.4tUK£2.4tUK£215.2b12.4x10.9x1x
Mon, 26 Sep 2022UK£2.4tUK£2.4tUK£217.7b12.3x10.8x1x
Wed, 24 Aug 2022UK£2.5tUK£2.3tUK£210.5b13.6x12x1.1x
Fri, 22 Jul 2022UK£2.5tUK£2.3tUK£197.6b13.8x12.7x1.1x
Sun, 19 Jun 2022UK£2.4tUK£2.3tUK£194.1b14.1x12.5x1.1x
Tue, 17 May 2022UK£2.5tUK£2.2tUK£181.2b15.3x14x1.2x
Thu, 14 Apr 2022UK£2.6tUK£2.0tUK£187.7b16.7x14x1.3x
Sat, 12 Mar 2022UK£2.5tUK£2.0tUK£189.3b16x13.1x1.2x
Mon, 07 Feb 2022UK£2.7tUK£1.9tUK£164.7b18.1x16.5x1.4x
Wed, 05 Jan 2022UK£2.8tUK£1.9tUK£163.5b19.7x17.3x1.5x
Fri, 03 Dec 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.9tUK£163.4b19.3x16.6x1.4x
Sun, 31 Oct 2021UK£2.8tUK£1.8tUK£152.6b21.3x18.2x1.5x
Tue, 28 Sep 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.8tUK£141.2b23.3x19.3x1.5x
Thu, 26 Aug 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.8tUK£138.8b24.5x19.7x1.5x
Fri, 02 Jul 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.8tUK£138.4b23.9x19.2x1.5x
Mon, 05 Apr 2021UK£2.5tUK£1.7tUK£90.7b23.2x27.6x1.5x
Thu, 07 Jan 2021UK£2.3tUK£1.7tUK£52.7b22.6x44.5x1.4x
Wed, 30 Sep 2020UK£2.1tUK£1.7tUK£39.5b21.5x52.7x1.2x
Sat, 04 Jul 2020UK£2.1tUK£1.8tUK£48.7b19.1x43.5x1.2x
Tue, 07 Apr 2020UK£1.9tUK£1.9tUK£87.2b15.1x21.6x1x
Fri, 10 Jan 2020UK£2.5tUK£2.1tUK£131.9b19x19.3x1.2x
Price to Earnings Ratio

16.5x


Total Market Cap: UK£2.5tTotal Earnings: UK£149.4bTotal Revenue: UK£2.1tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Market Price to Earnings3Y Average 26.1x202020212022
Current Market PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the British market, indicating that they anticipate earnings will not grow as fast as they have historically.
  • The market is trading at a PE ratio of 11.7x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 26.1x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for British listed companies have grown 13% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 3.7% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Sector Trends

Which sectors have driven the changes within the U.K. Market?

GB Market0.94%
Materials3.55%
Energy2.84%
Healthcare1.43%
Financials1.41%
Consumer Staples0.42%
Consumer Discretionary0.19%
Industrials-0.58%
Tech-0.94%
Telecom-1.07%
Utilities-1.52%
Real Estate-3.15%
Sector PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Healthcare sector, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 42.0x.
    • This optimism is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 23.4% which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 16.0% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Real Estate sector, which is trading below its 3-year average of 98.9x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Healthcare sector, expecting annual earnings growth of 23% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings decline of 16% per year.
  • In contrast, the Materials sector is expected to see its earnings decline by 11% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuationSector
SHEL ShellUK£24.443.7%
+UK£6.0b
52.1%PE4.8xEnergy
HSBA HSBC HoldingsUK£5.104.2%
+UK£4.0b
18.8%PB0.8xFinancials
ENPL En+ Group InternationalUS$9.30n/a
US$4.7b
-8.8%PE2.2xMaterials
RIO Rio Tinto GroupUK£55.853.8%
+UK£3.4b
19.0%PE6.1xMaterials
AZN AstraZenecaUK£111.661.5%
+UK£2.6b
34.3%PE101.2xHealthcare
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AZN

UK£111.66

AstraZeneca

7D

1.5%

1Y

34.3%

RIO

UK£55.85

Rio Tinto Group

7D

3.8%

1Y

19.0%

DOCS

UK£2.03

Dr. Martens

7D

-29.0%

1Y

-50.9%

VOD

UK£0.92

Vodafone Group

7D

-3.0%

1Y

-17.3%

HSBA

UK£5.10

HSBC Holdings

7D

4.2%

1Y

18.8%

IMB

UK£21.25

Imperial Brands

7D

-2.7%

1Y

35.9%

SHEL

UK£24.44

Shell

7D

3.7%

1Y

52.1%

LGEN

UK£2.52

Legal & General Group

7D

-3.3%

1Y

-12.2%

EVR

UK£0.81

EVRAZ

7D

n/a

1Y

-86.2%

TSCO

UK£2.28

Tesco

7D

-3.6%

1Y

-18.2%