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U.K. (FTSE) Market Analysis & Valuation

UpdatedNov 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies1481
  • 7D1.3%
  • 3M0.9%
  • 1Y-5.9%
  • YTD-10.8%

Over the last 7 days, the market has risen 1.3%, driven by gains of 1.7% in the Consumer Staples sector. In contrast, the market has seen a decline of 5.9% over the last 12 months. 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
Tue, 29 Nov 2022UK£2.5tUK£2.3tUK£212.0b13.4x11.7x1.1x
Thu, 27 Oct 2022UK£2.4tUK£2.3tUK£208.1b12.3x11.3x1x
Sat, 24 Sep 2022UK£2.3tUK£2.4tUK£217.9b12.3x10.8x1x
Mon, 22 Aug 2022UK£2.5tUK£2.3tUK£211.1b14x12.1x1.1x
Wed, 20 Jul 2022UK£2.4tUK£2.3tUK£193.4b13.7x12.6x1.1x
Fri, 17 Jun 2022UK£2.4tUK£2.3tUK£193.3b14.1x12.5x1.1x
Sun, 15 May 2022UK£2.5tUK£2.2tUK£181.3b15.3x13.9x1.2x
Tue, 12 Apr 2022UK£2.6tUK£2.0tUK£188.0b16.6x14x1.3x
Thu, 10 Mar 2022UK£2.3tUK£1.8tUK£174.3b16.1x13.4x1.3x
Sat, 05 Feb 2022UK£2.7tUK£1.9tUK£164.6b18.1x16.5x1.4x
Mon, 03 Jan 2022UK£2.8tUK£1.9tUK£163.6b19.6x17.1x1.5x
Wed, 01 Dec 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.9tUK£162.3b19x16.3x1.4x
Fri, 29 Oct 2021UK£2.8tUK£1.8tUK£151.5b21.4x18.4x1.5x
Sun, 26 Sep 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.8tUK£141.2b23.4x19.3x1.5x
Tue, 24 Aug 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.8tUK£138.8b24.7x19.8x1.5x
Wed, 30 Jun 2021UK£2.7tUK£1.8tUK£138.4b23.9x19.2x1.5x
Sat, 03 Apr 2021UK£2.5tUK£1.7tUK£90.7b23.2x27.6x1.5x
Tue, 05 Jan 2021UK£2.3tUK£1.7tUK£52.7b22.6x44.5x1.4x
Fri, 09 Oct 2020UK£2.1tUK£1.7tUK£39.5b21.5x52.7x1.2x
Thu, 02 Jul 2020UK£2.1tUK£1.8tUK£48.7b19.1x43.5x1.2x
Sun, 05 Apr 2020UK£1.9tUK£1.9tUK£87.2b15.1x21.6x1x
Wed, 08 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 25.9x202020212022
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 25.9x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for British listed companies have grown 12% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 3.6% 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 Market1.33%
Tech2.53%
Industrials1.99%
Materials1.86%
Consumer Staples1.72%
Utilities1.40%
Consumer Discretionary1.21%
Energy1.14%
Financials1.09%
Healthcare0.72%
Telecom0.16%
Real Estate-0.96%
Sector PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Healthcare sector, which is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 41.7x.
    • This optimism is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 23.5% 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 97.5x.
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£23.613.9%
+UK£6.1b
48.0%PE4.6xEnergy
GLEN GlencoreUK£5.388.3%
+UK£5.4b
50.7%PE5.4xMaterials
BP. BPUK£4.845.5%
+UK£4.5b
47.6%PS0.5xEnergy
ENPL En+ Group InternationalUS$9.30n/a
US$4.7b
-8.8%PE2.2xMaterials
RIO Rio Tinto GroupUK£53.631.8%
+UK£1.5b
16.0%PE5.9xMaterials
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