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.

The data in this page is updated daily.

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 Services20.6429.1912.312.3014.805.122.003.70
Aerospace & Defense23.2330.7913.951.8711.704.263.505.20
Agriculture21.8525.8110.041.9010.104.924.106.60
Airlines9.2426.254.232.7413.109.012.608.00
Application Software26.0738.3918.991.6511.904.795.008.20
Asset Management14.7319.3116.944.095.3047.431.901.80
Autos17.2530.358.722.0012.305.374.405.80
Banks14.2321.5012.532.678.2031.103.006.60
Beverages - Alcoholic23.0028.0912.771.826.909.173.703.50
Beverages - Non-Alcoholic23.8433.7712.182.017.307.584.705.40
Biotechnology27.6047.4221.561.237.60-88.134.20-2.00
Brokers & Exchanges20.0024.8313.512.947.3013.713.607.00
Building Materials17.0030.9010.272.249.606.674.205.40
Business Services20.5228.9413.972.3010.205.894.306.40
Chemicals19.3836.919.421.807.006.873.104.40
Coal20.3913.347.982.56-13.80-0.23-5.10-15.00
Communication Equipment24.4533.2712.542.469.202.872.105.30
Communication Services20.0016.726.394.147.407.393.402.70
Computer Hardware20.5232.7110.902.157.003.711.504.00
Conglomerates17.3819.3610.882.357.004.132.603.60
Consulting & Outsourcing17.2221.419.492.539.306.304.406.50
Consumer Packaged Goods19.8928.4312.251.616.005.403.804.20
Credit Services15.3114.888.472.6711.5017.885.407.20
Drug Manufacturers27.4047.3717.981.619.608.645.807.60
Education19.0218.3612.502.239.906.882.706.00
Employment Services17.9021.0413.432.358.904.327.1011.00
Engineering & Construction15.0220.348.082.347.704.923.906.60
Entertainment44.5028.6110.971.957.506.831.605.40
Farm & Construction Machinery24.1825.799.741.599.804.011.800.10
Forest Products15.3241.067.341.685.804.381.503.90
Health Care Plans19.6326.109.302.1527.903.7214.8011.60
Health Care Providers25.2429.6814.751.4910.707.237.706.90
Homebuilding & Construction15.0437.949.392.047.603.361.006.80
Industrial Distribution15.1228.2011.052.0310.003.182.506.40
Industrial Products22.2827.6011.261.828.305.782.504.00
Insurance13.2117.488.234.269.808.666.109.50
Insurance - Life14.379999.005.824.8412.807.205.407.80
Insurance - Property & Casualty15.2518.969.932.6910.909.707.8010.20
Insurance - Specialty13.2616.1610.833.4510.209.826.4011.80
Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture18.2326.4711.282.277.205.202.904.50
Medical Devices25.5049.6218.121.749.302.424.404.80
Medical Diagnostics & Research31.5840.8817.571.118.901.884.103.40
Medical Distribution20.5029.9912.341.6316.603.786.007.30
Medical Instruments & Equipment30.8741.2621.551.2512.105.414.604.80
Metals & Mining19.5930.579.601.654.100.450.10-16.00
Oil & Gas - Drilling9.698.144.172.905.90-12.211.901.50
Oil & Gas - E&P12.6817.058.562.06-3.50-56.32-0.90-5.20
Oil & Gas - Integrated17.2912.005.005.106.604.05-0.20-1.60
Oil & Gas - Midstream26.3526.4210.086.847.2015.55-2.303.30
Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing12.3119.906.973.236.903.311.402.40
Oil & Gas - Services21.7515.856.602.3413.00-8.531.50-0.20
Online Media31.4149.829999.001.0812.204.205.805.40
Packaging & Containers15.6924.2810.222.245.906.173.004.40
Personal Services23.7733.0013.311.737.406.213.304.00
Publishing15.7520.0211.303.134.504.10-1.90-0.70
Real Estate Services12.4418.1413.092.7410.1017.635.307.80
REITs15.7323.7315.135.224.1050.361.803.60
Restaurants25.2429.5211.051.5710.305.023.304.90
Retail - Apparel & Specialty21.0021.2210.882.278.903.252.902.50
Retail - Defensive9999.0023.3711.001.568.802.874.404.90
Semiconductors23.6746.5512.311.876.004.38-1.001.10
Steel16.0219.656.670.955.502.52-2.70-2.60
Tobacco Products16.2323.0916.673.288.3016.874.009.60
Transportation & Logistics16.3321.527.132.516.705.951.905.00
Travel & Leisure21.3328.5410.932.368.708.012.903.90
Truck Manufacturing22.1523.978.363.1613.405.932.00-0.10
Utilities - Independent Power Producers17.1318.747.363.7010.2013.915.5014.00
Utilities - Regulated17.1524.037.083.364.2012.733.303.60
Waste Management19.5731.447.711.884.503.913.004.80

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