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U.S. Basic Materials Industry Analysis

UpdatedNov 30, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D-1.8%
  • 3M5.7%
  • 1Y-10.0%
  • YTD-16.9%

Over the last 7 days, the Basic Materials industry has dropped 1.8%, driven by declines in Vulcan Materials and Martin Marietta Materials of 2.1% and 2.0%, respectively. However, the industry is down 10% over the past year. Earnings are forecast to grow by 14% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

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

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Wed, 30 Nov 2022US$56.4bUS$18.5bUS$2.2b18.5x25.8x3.1x
Fri, 28 Oct 2022US$51.8bUS$17.6bUS$2.2b13.9x23.2x2.9x
Sun, 25 Sep 2022US$49.5bUS$17.5bUS$2.2b13.1x22.6x2.8x
Tue, 23 Aug 2022US$55.4bUS$17.5bUS$2.2b14.5x25.2x3.2x
Thu, 21 Jul 2022US$50.2bUS$16.6bUS$1.9b16.1x26.4x3x
Sat, 18 Jun 2022US$46.9bUS$16.7bUS$1.9b16.3x24.7x2.8x
Mon, 16 May 2022US$52.9bUS$16.6bUS$1.9b16.4x27.7x3.2x
Wed, 13 Apr 2022US$58.1bUS$17.8bUS$2.2b13.9x26.9x3.3x
Fri, 11 Mar 2022US$59.2bUS$17.8bUS$2.2b14.6x27.5x3.3x
Sun, 06 Feb 2022US$61.0bUS$16.7bUS$2.1b16.7x29x3.6x
Tue, 04 Jan 2022US$70.3bUS$16.8bUS$2.1b20x33.2x4.2x
Thu, 02 Dec 2021US$65.0bUS$16.8bUS$2.1b18.5x30.7x3.9x
Sat, 30 Oct 2021US$64.9bUS$17.7bUS$2.2b17.6x29.3x3.7x
Mon, 27 Sep 2021US$59.6bUS$17.5bUS$2.2b17.1x27.1x3.4x
Wed, 25 Aug 2021US$63.8bUS$16.3bUS$2.2b17.8x28.9x3.9x
Thu, 01 Jul 2021US$58.9bUS$16.3bUS$2.2b19.1x26.7x3.6x
Sun, 04 Apr 2021US$55.8bUS$15.9bUS$2.2b16.4x25.5x3.5x
Wed, 06 Jan 2021US$46.8bUS$15.7bUS$1.8b18x25.7x3x
Sat, 10 Oct 2020US$40.2bUS$15.7bUS$1.7b16.5x23.7x2.6x
Fri, 03 Jul 2020US$35.0bUS$15.9bUS$1.7b17.4x20.1x2.2x
Mon, 06 Apr 2020US$31.4bUS$14.3bUS$1.6b15.6x19.3x2.2x
Thu, 09 Jan 2020US$44.8bUS$14.2bUS$1.5b19.4x30.9x3.1x
Price to Earnings Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$43.8bTotal Earnings: US$1.4bTotal Revenue: US$14.0bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Basic Materials Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 26x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the American Basic Materials 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 26.0x.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PS ratio of 3.1x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Basic Materials industry have grown 17% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 9.7% 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 Market-0.94%
Basic Materials-1.80%
Construction Materials-1.80%
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
LOMA Loma Negra Compañía Industrial Argentina Sociedad AnónimaUS$6.531.9%
SMID Smith-MidlandUS$23.275.5%
USLM United States Lime & MineralsUS$138.000.8%
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