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Italian (Borsa Italiana) Materials Sector Analysis

UpdatedDec 02, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.7%
  • 3M-7.9%
  • 1Y17.9%
  • YTD15.4%

Over the last 7 days, the Materials industry has dropped 4.2%, driven by a pullback from Buzzi Unicem of 7.3%. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 15%.

Sector Valuation and Performance

Has the Italian Materials Sector valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Thu, 02 Dec 2021€10.1b€8.6b€962.8m16.1x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021€10.3b€8.5b€942.0m16.4x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021€10.3b€8.5b€941.6m15.5x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021€10.8b€8.4b€923.0m20.9x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021€10.3b€8.4b€923.0m18.5x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021€10.0b€8.2b€919.8m14.8x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021€8.5b€8.1b€903.3m11.7x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020€7.8b€8.0b€767.2m14.7x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020€7.5b€7.9b€686.4m14.5x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020€6.4b€8.0b€668.0m11.7x
Thu, 09 Jan 2020€8.3b€8.0b€637.4m18.2x
Wed, 02 Oct 2019€7.7b€7.9b€682.8m12.5x
Sat, 06 Jul 2019€7.1b€7.8b€693.7m9.8x
Tue, 09 Apr 2019€7.2b€7.6b€728.2m9.6x
Mon, 31 Dec 2018€6.2b€7.5b€748.3m7.5x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: €6.4bTotal Earnings: €800.0mTotal Revenue: €7.4b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, considering it's trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 13.5x. It appears they believe that earnings will grow in-line with historical growth rates.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Materials industry have grown 6.4% per year over the last three years, and revenues for these companies have grown 5.3% 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 Italian Materials sector?

Metals and Mining-0.82%
Basic Materials-3.03%
Paper and Forestry Products-3.20%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Metals and Mining industry even though it's trading below its 3-year average PE ratio of 662x. It looks like they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically. Meanwhile, investors are most pessimistic about the Paper and Forestry Products industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 10.6x.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Packaging industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 18% over the next 5 years. However this is lower than its past earnings growth rate of 23% per year. Meanwhile, the Paper and Forestry Products industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 10% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

SOL SOL0.5%+€9.1m64.0%PE16.1x
GRAL Grifal5.5%+€2.4m58.9%PS1.8x
ZV Zignago Vetro0.1%+€1.8m26.9%PE22.9x
ICF Industrie Chimiche Forestali1.9%+€828.1k22.2%PE5.3x
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