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U.S. Basic Materials Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 05, 2023
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D0.9%
  • 3M6.1%
  • 1Y38.8%
  • YTD37.4%

In the last week, Basic Materials has been flat. As for the the longer term, the industry is up 39% over the past 12 months. As for the next few years, earnings are expected to grow by 8.5% per annum.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Tue, 05 Dec 2023US$119.3bUS$56.2bUS$6.0b16.6x19.8x2.1x
Thu, 02 Nov 2023US$105.5bUS$56.0bUS$5.7b19.3x18.4x1.9x
Sat, 30 Sep 2023US$68.1bUS$21.9bUS$2.6b21.3x26.3x3.1x
Mon, 28 Aug 2023US$71.7bUS$21.9bUS$2.6b22.9x27.7x3.3x
Wed, 26 Jul 2023US$74.3bUS$21.5bUS$2.5b22x29.3x3.5x
Fri, 23 Jun 2023US$70.3bUS$21.5bUS$2.5b22.4x27.7x3.3x
Sun, 21 May 2023US$63.9bUS$19.0bUS$2.4b22.9x26.4x3.4x
Tue, 18 Apr 2023US$55.5bUS$18.7bUS$2.2b22.5x24.8x3x
Thu, 16 Mar 2023US$52.0bUS$18.8bUS$2.2b21.1x23.2x2.8x
Sat, 11 Feb 2023US$57.6bUS$18.5bUS$2.2b19.4x26.1x3.1x
Mon, 09 Jan 2023US$57.1bUS$18.5bUS$2.2b19.3x26x3.1x
Wed, 07 Dec 2022US$56.0bUS$18.5bUS$2.2b19.6x25.6x3x
Fri, 04 Nov 2022US$51.2bUS$17.6bUS$2.2b14.4x23x2.9x
Sun, 02 Oct 2022US$49.9bUS$17.5bUS$2.2b13x22.8x2.9x
Tue, 30 Aug 2022US$54.7bUS$17.5bUS$2.2b14.4x24.9x3.1x
Thu, 28 Jul 2022US$50.8bUS$16.6bUS$1.9b17.3x26.7x3.1x
Sat, 25 Jun 2022US$46.0bUS$16.6bUS$1.9b16.1x24.2x2.8x
Mon, 23 May 2022US$51.3bUS$16.7bUS$1.9b16.6x26.9x3.1x
Wed, 20 Apr 2022US$57.1bUS$15.9bUS$2.0b15.5x28x3.6x
Fri, 18 Mar 2022US$60.4bUS$17.8bUS$2.2b14.4x27.9x3.4x
Sun, 13 Feb 2022US$61.8bUS$17.0bUS$2.1b16.2x29.7x3.6x
Tue, 11 Jan 2022US$67.3bUS$16.8bUS$2.1b19.6x31.8x4x
Thu, 09 Dec 2021US$68.6bUS$16.8bUS$2.1b19.4x32.4x4.1x
Sat, 06 Nov 2021US$67.5bUS$18.1bUS$2.1b18.4x31.4x3.7x
Mon, 04 Oct 2021US$59.6bUS$17.5bUS$2.2b17x27.1x3.4x
Wed, 01 Sep 2021US$62.9bUS$16.3bUS$2.2b17.4x28.5x3.9x
Thu, 08 Jul 2021US$58.9bUS$16.3bUS$2.2b19.1x26.7x3.6x
Wed, 31 Mar 2021US$55.8bUS$15.9bUS$2.2b16.4x25.5x3.5x
Sat, 02 Jan 2021US$46.8bUS$15.7bUS$1.8b18x25.7x3x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$46.8bTotal Earnings: US$1.8bTotal Revenue: US$15.7bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Basic Materials Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 26.8x20222023
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the American Basic Materials industry, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates will be lower than they have historically.
  • The industry is trading at a PE ratio of 19.8x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 26.8x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 3.3x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 2.1x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Basic Materials industry have grown 49% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 53% 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 U.S. Materials industry?

US Market0.87%
Basic Materials0.94%
Construction Materials0.94%
Industry PEThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere are no additional sub-industries under this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

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

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
CRH CRHUS$62.961.6%
VMC Vulcan MaterialsUS$214.800.9%
EXP Eagle MaterialsUS$185.292.4%
SUM Summit MaterialsUS$35.541.1%
SMID Smith-MidlandUS$33.5111.6%
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