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U.K. (FTSE) Market Analysis & Valuation

UpdatedSep 25, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies1472
  • 7D-3.1%
  • 3M-4.3%
  • 1Y-14.4%
  • YTD-16.8%

Over the last 7 days, the market has dropped 3.1%, driven by declines in every sector, especially the Financials sector. In the last 12 months the market is down 14%. Earnings are forecast to grow by 8.9% annually.

Market Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 25 Sep 2022UK£2.4tUK£2.4tUK£217.7b12.3x10.8x1x
Tue, 23 Aug 2022UK£2.5tUK£2.3tUK£211.3b13.8x12x1.1x
Thu, 21 Jul 2022UK£2.5tUK£2.3tUK£197.0b13.8x12.7x1.1x
Sat, 18 Jun 2022UK£2.4tUK£2.3tUK£194.1b14.1x12.5x1.1x
Mon, 16 May 2022UK£2.5tUK£2.2tUK£181.3b15.3x13.9x1.2x
Wed, 13 Apr 2022UK£2.6tUK£2.0tUK£187.3b16.7x14x1.3x
Fri, 11 Mar 2022UK£2.5tUK£2.0tUK£188.4b16x13.1x1.2x
Sun, 06 Feb 2022UK£2.7tUK£1.9tUK£164.6b18.1x16.5x1.4x
Tue, 04 Jan 2022UK£2.8tUK£1.9tUK£164.0b19.6x17.1x1.5x
Thu, 02 Dec 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.9tUK£162.7b19.1x16.4x1.4x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021UK£2.8tUK£1.9tUK£152.9b21.3x18.2x1.5x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.8tUK£141.2b23.4x18.9x1.5x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021UK£2.8tUK£1.8tUK£138.8b24.9x19.8x1.5x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.8tUK£138.4b23.9x19.2x1.5x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021UK£2.5tUK£1.7tUK£90.7b23.2x27.6x1.5x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021UK£2.3tUK£1.7tUK£52.7b22.6x44.5x1.4x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020UK£2.1tUK£1.7tUK£39.5b21.5x52.7x1.2x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020UK£2.1tUK£1.8tUK£48.7b19.1x43.5x1.2x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020UK£1.9tUK£1.9tUK£87.2b15.1x21.6x1x
Thu, 09 Jan 2020UK£2.5tUK£2.1tUK£131.9b19x19.3x1.2x
Wed, 02 Oct 2019UK£2.4tUK£2.1tUK£147.4b17x16.5x1.2x
Price to Earnings Ratio

16.5x


Total Market Cap: UK£2.4tTotal Earnings: UK£147.4bTotal Revenue: UK£2.1tTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.K. Market Price to Earnings3Y Average 25.7x202020212022
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 10.8x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 25.7x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for British listed companies have grown 14% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 5.1% 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 Market-3.13%
Consumer Staples-0.54%
Tech-1.17%
Healthcare-1.78%
Industrials-2.55%
Utilities-2.71%
Telecom-2.99%
Energy-3.45%
Materials-4.30%
Financials-4.33%
Consumer Discretionary-5.52%
Real Estate-10.20%
Sector PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Healthcare sector which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 37.9x.
    • This optimism is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 22.5% which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 3.8% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the Real Estate sector, which is trading below its 3-year average of 100x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Consumer Discretionary sector, expecting annual earnings growth of 23% over the next 5 years.
  • This is roughly in line with its past earnings growth rate.
  • In contrast, the Materials sector is expected to see its earnings decline by 13% 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
ENPL En+ Group InternationalUS$9.30n/a
US$4.7b
-8.8%PE2.2xMaterials
ULVR UnileverUK£40.272.1%
+UK£2.1b
0.9%PE19.7xConsumer Staples
HLN HaleonUK£2.777.0%
+UK£1.7b
n/aPE18.1xConsumer Staples
EVR EVRAZUK£0.81n/a
UK£1.2b
-86.2%PE0.4xMaterials
FIXP Fix Price GroupUS$1.49n/a
US$1.3b
-82.9%PE4.3xConsumer Discretionary
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