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U.S. Professional Services Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 30, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies120
  • 7D-1.0%
  • 3M0.6%
  • 1Y-17.3%
  • YTD-18.1%

In the last week, Professional Services has been flat. As for the longer term, the industry has declined 17% in the last year. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 16% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 30 Nov 2022US$256.5bUS$160.8bUS$4.1b19.7x62.2x1.6x
Fri, 28 Oct 2022US$243.6bUS$153.7bUS$8.3b18.2x29.5x1.6x
Sun, 25 Sep 2022US$236.4bUS$153.4bUS$8.2b16.6x28.7x1.5x
Tue, 23 Aug 2022US$263.9bUS$153.2bUS$8.3b18x31.9x1.7x
Thu, 21 Jul 2022US$257.5bUS$151.0bUS$7.4b17.6x34.9x1.7x
Sat, 18 Jun 2022US$231.0bUS$151.4bUS$7.4b14.8x31.1x1.5x
Mon, 16 May 2022US$256.5bUS$152.6bUS$7.8b16.6x32.7x1.7x
Wed, 13 Apr 2022US$285.9bUS$148.3bUS$7.3b20.1x39.4x1.9x
Fri, 11 Mar 2022US$312.0bUS$152.4bUS$10.9b20.6x28.6x2x
Sun, 06 Feb 2022US$328.7bUS$155.7bUS$8.0b23.7x41x2.1x
Tue, 04 Jan 2022US$371.0bUS$154.5bUS$7.3b24.6x50.7x2.4x
Thu, 02 Dec 2021US$363.0bUS$154.0bUS$7.4b22.7x49.2x2.4x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021US$365.8bUS$151.0bUS$7.4b23.9x49.2x2.4x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021US$359.1bUS$148.7bUS$7.1b25.7x50.5x2.4x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021US$351.4bUS$149.2bUS$7.1b25.3x49.4x2.4x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021US$340.7bUS$147.7bUS$7.2b23.4x47.4x2.3x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021US$308.1bUS$141.6bUS$6.0b27.5x51.8x2.2x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021US$304.6bUS$135.6bUS$5.2b23.7x58.6x2.2x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020US$258.3bUS$133.1bUS$5.0b20.3x51.2x1.9x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020US$242.7bUS$138.2bUS$4.6b19.4x52.7x1.8x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020US$199.8bUS$136.8bUS$5.1b19.1x39.5x1.5x
Thu, 09 Jan 2020US$236.7bUS$135.6bUS$4.6b20.4x51.7x1.7x
Price to Earnings Ratio

51.4x


Total Market Cap: US$229.7bTotal Earnings: US$4.5bTotal Revenue: US$136.9bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Professional Services Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 46x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are optimistic on the American Professional Services industry, and appear confident in long term growth rates.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 62.2x which is higher than its 3-year average PE of 46.0x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 2.0x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.6x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Professional Services industry have declined 2.6% per year over the last three years.
  • Meanwhile revenues for these companies have grown 5.5% 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, which has decreased profits.

Industry Trends

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

US Market-0.94%
Industrials-0.66%
Professional Services-0.97%
Research and Consulting Services-0.84%
HR Services-1.54%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Research and Consulting Services industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 53.3x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 16.9%, which is higher than its past year's earnings growth of 2.0% per year.
  • Investors are most pessimistic about the HR Services industry, which is trading below its 3-year average of 34.3x.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Research and Consulting Services industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 17% over the next 5 years.
  • This is better than its past earnings growth rate of 2.0% per year.
  • In contrast, the HR Services industry is expected to see its earnings grow by 8.8% per year over the next few years.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
LDOS Leidos HoldingsUS$108.501.0%
+US$140.8m
23.4%PE21.7x
NOTE FiscalNote HoldingsUS$5.8614.0%
+US$94.5m
-40.8%PS7.2x
HRT HireRight HoldingsUS$11.329.8%
+US$80.3m
-39.0%PE7.7x
TRU TransUnionUS$60.460.6%
+US$73.2m
-45.6%PE46.2x
TNET TriNet GroupUS$70.721.0%
+US$44.0m
-29.5%PE11.7x
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NSP

US$115.22

Insperity

7D

-3.4%

1Y

-0.4%

ICFI

US$105.50

ICF International

7D

-5.0%

1Y

9.1%

HRT

US$11.32

HireRight Holdings

7D

9.8%

1Y

-39.0%

SAIC

US$109.55

Science Applications International

7D

0.6%

1Y

30.6%

NOTE

US$5.86

FiscalNote Holdings

7D

14.0%

1Y

-40.8%

RHI

US$76.21

Robert Half International

7D

-1.1%

1Y

-31.4%

WLDN

US$17.21

Willdan Group

7D

5.5%

1Y

-57.0%

VRSK

US$176.93

Verisk Analytics

7D

-1.0%

1Y

-21.3%