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
Advertising & Marketing Services19.6028.9611.902.0012.705.091.903.30
Aerospace & Defense23.5028.3712.341.4811.704.543.805.20
Agriculture20.5626.439.432.4210.404.924.206.50
Airlines9.4324.654.192.7722.509.683.608.40
Application Software24.9038.5217.481.6712.104.764.808.40
Asset Management14.0719.2416.654.195.6046.931.301.60
Autos17.4729.978.392.0612.305.304.405.70
Banks14.419999.0010.982.657.5030.832.507.10
Beverages - Alcoholic22.8627.8512.812.117.609.553.603.30
Beverages - Non-Alcoholic23.1331.6612.092.147.807.474.604.60
Biotechnology28.4246.8421.071.246.00-88.054.20-2.80
Brokers & Exchanges19.7923.0611.933.047.2013.463.207.00
Building Materials16.6728.429.832.269.606.544.205.40
Business Services20.5030.4413.332.299.905.914.706.90
Chemicals19.7435.659.591.907.106.793.204.40
Coal20.2412.539.522.99-13.80-0.22-5.80-15.30
Communication Equipment23.5431.7412.132.559.302.912.205.20
Communication Services19.0718.386.733.627.707.363.702.80
Computer Hardware19.6432.5110.092.127.203.671.404.00
Conglomerates18.0818.4910.200.757.004.262.803.40
Consulting & Outsourcing16.8520.838.582.189.106.704.707.30
Consumer Packaged Goods19.7827.7011.791.886.005.363.804.20
Credit Services14.8916.448.592.5711.1019.215.408.00
Drug Manufacturers27.6244.9916.461.619.608.615.307.50
Education18.8914.7412.032.589.906.784.106.30
Employment Services17.719999.0014.142.298.904.287.6011.20
Engineering & Construction14.1218.477.792.387.804.853.906.70
Entertainment20.6225.6310.161.947.507.041.605.50
Farm & Construction Machinery22.9724.399.601.779.804.001.900.10
Forest Products14.8939.117.412.486.304.381.603.90
Health Care Plans19.8526.628.611.7734.704.1614.2012.40
Health Care Providers26.1728.6314.441.5810.707.238.307.80
Homebuilding & Construction14.7137.848.562.098.603.551.006.80
Industrial Distribution15.1527.2410.362.379.403.272.506.90
Industrial Products21.7327.0510.781.848.405.742.704.30
Insurance12.6817.238.494.369.708.734.608.80
Insurance - Life14.7118.194.614.8012.808.436.208.60
Insurance - Property & Casualty15.3918.299.842.9811.209.847.7010.10
Insurance - Specialty12.4315.199.324.577.7010.866.4011.30
Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture17.7326.7410.842.277.205.112.904.70
Medical Devices26.0748.7118.891.6010.202.774.304.30
Medical Diagnostics & Research31.6840.3118.371.168.90-1.984.603.80
Medical Distribution20.1929.0911.631.9916.903.786.007.30
Medical Instruments & Equipment30.4147.0817.811.2912.104.664.704.90
Metals & Mining18.7028.558.911.885.200.590.10-15.70
Oil & Gas - Drilling7.008.094.092.916.20-10.152.103.30
Oil & Gas - E&P9999.0017.078.782.68-2.00-62.850.20-5.20
Oil & Gas - Integrated19.6313.025.105.006.704.050.60-1.60
Oil & Gas - Midstream22.4125.769.495.097.4017.01-2.901.70
Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing12.9418.057.053.286.903.350.803.20
Oil & Gas - Services18.9216.596.532.3513.50-8.533.300.40
Online Media29.3850.5519.031.2911.304.435.807.10
Packaging & Containers15.5025.049.222.135.906.123.304.50
Personal Services22.8234.1112.580.965.407.913.203.40
Publishing15.7422.7910.933.104.604.47-1.20-0.70
Real Estate Services12.3918.0012.222.8510.4017.475.307.60
REITs15.9023.6814.573.764.7049.171.603.80
Restaurants23.6230.3611.331.5810.305.183.504.50
Retail - Apparel & Specialty19.6921.4310.482.319.103.242.902.50
Retail - Defensive20.1923.2310.341.758.402.864.305.40
Semiconductors23.4741.8111.831.727.504.33-1.200.90
Steel15.4419.846.391.995.402.43-2.40-2.70
Tobacco Products17.8724.9617.134.128.3013.523.507.00
Transportation & Logistics16.4821.307.202.606.706.042.305.00
Travel & Leisure21.1728.3210.642.368.208.013.204.10
Truck Manufacturing21.5221.928.893.4414.205.582.00-0.10
Utilities - Independent Power Producers14.1714.796.783.7010.4013.655.5013.20
Utilities - Regulated16.8323.567.023.474.2012.813.003.50
Waste Management18.2132.997.772.135.103.832.005.00

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