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U.S. Metals and Mining Industry Analysis

UpdatedDec 04, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
Companies315
  • 7D4.9%
  • 3M22.7%
  • 1Y10.4%
  • YTD1.1%

In the last week, the Metals and Mining industry is up 4.9%, with Freeport-McMoRan up 8.3%. In the same time, Ferroglobe was down 5.6%. In the last 12 months, the industry was up 10%. In the next few years, earnings are forecast to decline by 3.8% annually.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Metals and Mining Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPEAbsolute PEPS
Sun, 04 Dec 2022US$343.6bUS$298.2bUS$38.0b6x9x1.2x
Tue, 01 Nov 2022US$290.6bUS$297.2bUS$38.7b6.2x7.5x1x
Thu, 29 Sep 2022US$262.9bUS$296.3bUS$44.4b6.4x5.9x0.9x
Sat, 27 Aug 2022US$305.1bUS$296.8bUS$44.5b7.2x6.9x1x
Mon, 25 Jul 2022US$281.5bUS$288.5bUS$43.5b7.4x6.5x1x
Wed, 22 Jun 2022US$317.0bUS$281.5bUS$42.2b8.6x7.5x1.1x
Fri, 20 May 2022US$331.1bUS$280.6bUS$41.9b8.4x7.9x1.2x
Sun, 17 Apr 2022US$436.2bUS$260.7bUS$35.6b11.6x12.3x1.7x
Tue, 15 Mar 2022US$384.9bUS$259.2bUS$35.4b10.1x10.9x1.5x
Thu, 10 Feb 2022US$352.9bUS$247.8bUS$33.6b8.9x10.5x1.4x
Sat, 08 Jan 2022US$334.6bUS$233.3bUS$28.3b8.9x11.8x1.4x
Mon, 06 Dec 2021US$304.1bUS$232.3bUS$28.0b9.1x10.9x1.3x
Wed, 03 Nov 2021US$317.3bUS$226.8bUS$26.2b9.2x12.1x1.4x
Fri, 01 Oct 2021US$292.4bUS$195.0bUS$18.4b11.1x15.9x1.5x
Sun, 29 Aug 2021US$325.8bUS$198.0bUS$18.0b12.1x18.1x1.6x
Mon, 05 Jul 2021US$319.4bUS$193.5bUS$16.6b12.7x19.3x1.7x
Thu, 08 Apr 2021US$298.8bUS$168.4bUS$7.7b13.5x38.9x1.8x
Sun, 10 Jan 2021US$258.2bUS$156.9bUS$3.5b12x73.3x1.6x
Sat, 03 Oct 2020US$202.2bUS$154.5bUS$2.0b14.3x101.1x1.3x
Tue, 07 Jul 2020US$181.1bUS$157.8bUS$2.4b12.8x74x1.1x
Fri, 10 Apr 2020US$130.5bUS$160.2bUS$4.5b6.1x28.8x0.8x
Thu, 02 Jan 2020US$190.3bUS$164.4bUS$5.8b9.4x32.5x1.2x
Price to Earnings Ratio

32.5x


Total Market Cap: US$190.3bTotal Earnings: US$5.8bTotal Revenue: US$164.4bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Metals and Mining Industry Price to Earnings3Y Average 37.6x20212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are pessimistic on the American Metals and Mining 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 9.0x which is lower than its 3-year average PE of 37.6x.
  • The 3-year average PS ratio of 1.3x is higher than the industry's current PS ratio of 1.2x.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Metals and Mining industry have grown 87% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 22% 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 Market1.54%
Materials1.93%
Metals and Mining4.93%
Silver10.60%
Copper6.95%
Gold4.95%
Aluminum4.77%
Diversified Metals and Mining4.45%
Steel3.21%
Precious Metals and Minerals-1.77%
Industry PE
  • Investors are most optimistic about the Gold industry which is trading above its 3-year average PE ratio of 30.1x.
    • Analysts are expecting annual earnings growth of 2.7%, which is higher than its past year's earnings decline of 19.8% per year.
Forecasted Growth
  • Analysts are most optimistic on the Silver industry, expecting annual earnings growth of 114% over the next 5 years.
  • In contrast, the Steel industry is expected to see its earnings decline by 29% 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
FCX Freeport-McMoRanUS$40.228.3%
+US$4.4b
10.0%PE14.9x
SCCO Southern CopperUS$61.975.4%
+US$2.5b
6.5%PE18.6x
NEM NewmontUS$48.676.2%
+US$2.2b
-11.0%PE39.9x
NUE NucorUS$154.203.4%
+US$1.3b
39.5%PE4.6x
STLD Steel DynamicsUS$109.555.4%
+US$977.9m
84.5%PE4.5x
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ZEUS

US$35.16

Olympic Steel

7D

-3.5%

1Y

69.0%

AEM

US$51.77

Agnico Eagle Mines

7D

3.8%

1Y

6.8%

AMR

US$168.59

Alpha Metallurgical Resources

7D

-0.4%

1Y

266.3%

SIM

US$31.26

Grupo Simec. de

7D

-0.4%

1Y

34.2%

MSB

US$18.96

Mesabi Trust

7D

-8.9%

1Y

-17.3%

DC

US$3.60

Dakota Gold

7D

-3.0%

1Y

n/a

AA

US$50.39

Alcoa

7D

5.2%

1Y

14.3%

HYMC

US$0.67

Hycroft Mining Holding

7D

-14.9%

1Y

-15.4%

GSM

US$4.36

Ferroglobe

7D

-5.6%

1Y

-26.4%

LITM

US$2.99

Snow Lake Resources

7D

-11.5%

1Y

-49.7%