Industry Overview: Valuation, Dividend Yield, Growth and Profitability

This page tells you which industry has the lowest valuation, highest dividend yield, highest profit margins or highest growth. These are the median P/E, Shiller P/E, dividend yield, etc., in different industries. Please note the median is calculated among companies with valid values. For instance, in the calculation of median P/E, the companies with negative P/E are not considered. You can learn more about this page here.

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Industry Median P/E Median Shiller P/E Median P/Oprt. Cash Flow Median Dividend Yield Median 5-Y Dividend Growth Median Operating Margin Median 5-Y Rev. Growth Median 5-Y EBITDA Growth Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI)
Advertising & Marketing Services25.3324.3711.752.5410.104.361.903.702530
Aerospace & Defense21.6931.5313.561.3810.904.233.005.101235
Agriculture21.3325.049.702.259.104.452.806.501569
Airlines9.4626.313.682.6813.109.012.6011.701209
Application Software26.0039.5518.941.5311.704.304.708.40625
Asset Management13.6019.9516.024.015.2050.112.201.90588
Autos17.9629.268.361.9711.505.254.305.90987
Banks14.3621.6911.362.668.0030.602.906.70345
Beverages - Alcoholic22.9628.6613.111.857.008.632.602.502288
Beverages - Non-Alcoholic23.9435.2512.171.948.307.475.206.002903
Biotechnology27.6750.9323.591.296.90-92.733.40-1.301147
Brokers & Exchanges20.0025.0012.762.947.2013.463.406.90672
Building Materials17.0430.0010.052.088.806.953.605.30913
Business Services20.7428.8613.152.289.605.824.306.00280
Chemicals19.2937.539.541.827.006.822.704.60582
Coal19.6212.517.232.90-15.00-0.23-5.70-15.201148
Communication Equipment25.0536.4913.252.249.702.792.005.701379
Communication Services19.6417.576.603.836.307.552.502.50527
Computer Hardware21.1734.2711.302.057.003.501.104.501180
Conglomerates17.1120.2810.432.367.004.002.403.603684
Consulting & Outsourcing16.7821.249.002.459.005.874.206.00844
Consumer Packaged Goods19.5728.8312.121.785.705.323.604.70500
Credit Services15.4015.418.792.7211.1017.595.906.70982
Drug Manufacturers27.5044.6417.181.249.607.866.308.80796
Education19.7119.9312.162.639.906.503.006.10872
Employment Services18.5520.9212.412.3111.504.627.6013.102069
Engineering & Construction15.8120.658.472.317.604.693.807.20887
Entertainment23.8327.1810.521.808.506.521.305.801018
Farm & Construction Machinery24.7528.459.521.7611.203.891.10-0.802372
Forest Products15.1840.256.762.373.804.501.504.60889
Health Care Plans20.6626.2610.041.4723.103.7214.1011.601524
Health Care Providers27.3228.7413.471.6010.806.498.106.90926
Homebuilding & Construction14.4640.509.622.008.203.070.906.80797
Industrial Distribution15.1127.9810.792.2410.002.922.506.001055
Industrial Products22.9429.3611.501.767.905.272.504.00672
Insurance13.5717.648.013.539.808.606.406.503493
Insurance - Life17.1118.045.512.4211.906.936.206.901507
Insurance - Property & Casualty15.4019.689.402.7410.208.956.909.40781
Insurance - Specialty12.5515.528.784.499.709.677.2011.801121
Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture18.5326.1311.952.287.204.873.105.70747
Medical Devices27.8954.1820.261.639.002.624.404.401358
Medical Diagnostics & Research31.0239.5617.211.0511.203.664.103.601001
Medical Distribution20.8932.1112.261.8816.603.786.007.303059
Medical Instruments & Equipment31.5844.6119.911.1611.904.654.504.80989
Metals & Mining18.5324.898.672.002.701.280.10-16.90731
Oil & Gas - Drilling15.728.234.183.114.90-10.25-3.503.30833
Oil & Gas - E&P11.4916.487.812.92-2.20-48.73-5.40-9.10591
Oil & Gas - Integrated15.8211.966.135.176.805.51-2.50-1.601112
Oil & Gas - Midstream22.7025.879.407.217.2017.34-5.401.30553
Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing13.9819.666.753.546.203.31-0.104.001212
Oil & Gas - Services17.2014.497.482.577.60-7.94-0.80-0.301155
Online Media31.5749.3221.191.2511.302.946.005.402335
Packaging & Containers15.9324.849.342.085.005.562.704.70957
Personal Services21.8035.8312.781.887.406.214.204.201368
Publishing17.6520.019.853.213.504.05-1.90-0.201354
Real Estate Services12.7818.8712.452.688.8017.285.108.001463
REITs16.6424.4914.555.233.9044.962.004.10122
Restaurants24.9729.6910.771.5710.205.024.004.80830
Retail - Apparel & Specialty20.9720.9210.642.288.503.212.902.30508
Retail - Defensive20.7923.0810.981.928.602.874.405.702022
Semiconductors24.1146.7312.401.696.004.28-0.801.80614
Steel16.5020.806.721.874.901.96-3.70-1.501585
Tobacco Products17.3824.4911.844.027.8013.524.009.102316
Transportation & Logistics16.8221.667.412.477.105.812.005.20933
Travel & Leisure22.2030.4911.262.387.807.652.703.90357
Truck Manufacturing23.0024.5610.943.1513.405.801.20-2.203065
Utilities - Independent Power Producers14.0317.916.513.7010.7013.444.8010.902268
Utilities - Regulated17.1024.747.273.344.2014.152.803.90318
Waste Management20.0031.049.741.899.703.082.004.501827

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