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U.S. Construction Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 28, 2021
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-2.5%
  • 3M10.7%
  • 1Y51.7%
  • YTD45.0%

Over the last 7 days, the Construction industry has dropped 2.5%, driven by a decline by Quanta Services of 2.9%. Meanwhile, Dycom Industries actually outperformed within the industry, gaining 14% in the last week. This takes the industry's 12 month performance to a gain of 52%.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Construction Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 28 Nov 2021US$93.3bUS$99.9bUS$2.0b28.5x
Tue, 26 Oct 2021US$88.2bUS$98.0bUS$1.8b24.4x
Thu, 23 Sep 2021US$81.4bUS$97.9bUS$1.7b25.9x
Sat, 21 Aug 2021US$78.8bUS$98.8bUS$1.7b23.1x
Sat, 05 Jun 2021US$83.6bUS$96.9bUS$1.5b25.3x
Tue, 09 Mar 2021US$74.2bUS$97.0bUS$1.3b23.5x
Mon, 30 Nov 2020US$59.0bUS$96.3bUS$976.8m18.6x
Thu, 03 Sep 2020US$47.5bUS$97.4bUS$288.2m16.3x
Sun, 07 Jun 2020US$38.0bUS$99.0b-US$294,301,497.4512x
Sat, 29 Feb 2020US$42.3bUS$99.0b-US$118,360,832.1813.7x
Tue, 03 Dec 2019US$47.4bUS$94.8bUS$129.1m17.4x
Fri, 06 Sep 2019US$41.8bUS$94.4bUS$1.1b15x
Mon, 10 Jun 2019US$42.3bUS$92.8bUS$1.8b15.7x
Sun, 03 Mar 2019US$47.3bUS$97.0bUS$1.8b17.5x
Wed, 05 Dec 2018US$49.0bUS$87.5bUS$2.0b16.1x
PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$49.0bTotal Earnings: US$2.0bTotal Revenue: US$87.5b0%0%0%3 Year10 Year

Current Industry PE: Investors are more optimistic on the industry, considering it's trading at a PE ratio of 28.5x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 18.2x. It appears they are confident that earnings will grow faster in the future than they have historically.

Past Earnings Growth: The earnings for companies in the Construction industry have remained mostly flat over the last three years, while revenues for these companies have grown 4.5% per year.This means that although more sales are being generated, either the cost of doing business or the level of investment back into businesses has increased and as a result, profits have held steady.

Industry Trends

Which industries have driven the changes within the U.S. Construction industry?

Construction and Engineering-2.50%

Industry PE: Investors are most optimistic about the Construction and Engineering industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 18.2x. This is likely because analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 30%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 18% per year.

Forecasted Growth: Analysts are most optimistic on the Construction and Engineering industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 30% over the next 5 years. This is better than it's past earnings growth rate of 18% per year.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

DY Dycom Industries13.6%+US$349.4m52.9%PE66.7x
NVEE NV5 Global17.4%+US$300.3m75.2%PE55.8x
BWMN Bowman Consulting Group1.5%+US$2.9mn/aPE216.1x
OEG Orbital Energy Group1.6%+US$2.6m85.8%PS2.5x
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