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U.S. Research and Consulting Services Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 29, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies71
  • 7D6.1%
  • 3M3.3%
  • 1Y-12.1%
  • YTD-13.6%

Over the last 7 days, the Research and Consulting Services industry has risen 6.1%, and CoStar Group contributed the most with a gain of 7.6%. Meanwhile, Where Food Comes From actually underperformed within the industry, shrinking 5.3% in the last week. However, the industry is down 12% over the past year. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to grow by 21% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Research and Consulting Services Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 29 May 2022US$213.5bUS$93.6bUS$5.4b26.7x
Tue, 26 Apr 2022US$222.7bUS$91.5bUS$5.0b24.1x
Thu, 24 Mar 2022US$269.6bUS$95.8bUS$6.0b27.5x
Sat, 19 Feb 2022US$251.3bUS$97.4bUS$5.7b29x
Mon, 17 Jan 2022US$280.0bUS$96.7bUS$5.3b35.4x
Wed, 15 Dec 2021US$299.6bUS$96.5bUS$5.4b34.7x
Fri, 12 Nov 2021US$289.4bUS$95.7bUS$5.8b34.9x
Sun, 10 Oct 2021US$283.6bUS$94.0bUS$5.5b31.4x
Tue, 07 Sep 2021US$288.9bUS$93.8bUS$5.4b24.4x
Thu, 05 Aug 2021US$281.3bUS$93.8bUS$5.4b30.1x
Sun, 09 May 2021US$275.3bUS$91.2bUS$5.2b28.9x
Wed, 10 Feb 2021US$250.0bUS$89.5bUS$4.8b28.4x
Tue, 03 Nov 2020US$222.1bUS$86.9bUS$4.3b20.2x
Fri, 07 Aug 2020US$226.9bUS$85.6bUS$3.3b22.1x
Thu, 30 Apr 2020US$188.6bUS$83.9bUS$3.8b23.1x
Sun, 02 Feb 2020US$204.4bUS$82.9bUS$3.4b23.9x
Wed, 06 Nov 2019US$184.7bUS$80.2bUS$2.2b24.4x
Sat, 10 Aug 2019US$184.7bUS$77.9bUS$2.6b29x
Median PE Ratio

29.4x


Total Market Cap: US$162.2bTotal Earnings: US$2.6bTotal Revenue: US$76.4bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Research and Consulting Services Industry Median PE3Y Average 26.4x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 26.4x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Research and Consulting Services industry have grown 28% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 7.0% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Comparison

How does U.S. Research and Consulting Services compare with similar industries?

US Market6.18%
Industrials6.01%
Professional Services5.11%
Research and Consulting Services6.05%
HR Services1.47%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
CSGP CoStar GroupUS$61.507.6%
+US$1.7b
-28.0%PS79.2x
VRSK Verisk AnalyticsUS$178.655.8%
+US$1.5b
3.4%PS28.1x
EFX EquifaxUS$206.296.0%
+US$1.4b
-12.2%PS33x
TRU TransUnionUS$88.248.1%
+US$1.3b
-17.5%PS58.6x
BAH Booz Allen Hamilton HoldingUS$86.8610.2%
+US$1.1b
2.3%PS24.8x
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