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 Services21.4022.1513.782.248.304.232.504.802564
Aerospace & Defense24.7233.4413.981.369.905.303.606.601228
Agriculture22.1124.8910.471.748.405.411.304.701446
Airlines10.2121.065.231.965.408.782.709.501163
Application Software26.7239.1718.841.4511.204.545.408.60575
Asset Management13.7019.0712.883.645.9033.444.807.10582
Autos16.6623.429.191.909.705.703.806.801011
Banks15.2121.4810.322.556.9032.453.506.50343
Beverages - Alcoholic24.8228.6015.751.716.1010.032.503.702352
Beverages - Non-Alcoholic23.8327.7112.492.048.507.905.106.302677
Biotechnology28.2641.3626.941.189.00-105.963.40-1.301002
Brokers & Exchanges19.7623.8714.102.198.3016.574.106.30704
Building Materials17.7425.4111.222.058.407.032.706.70885
Business Services22.2128.4013.952.239.905.764.406.40316
Chemicals20.0428.4011.411.746.807.901.907.40681
Coal13.6513.345.742.65-15.508.18-11.00-14.301219
Communication Equipment23.3433.2214.232.016.903.342.009.401265
Communication Services18.6717.757.014.086.008.412.201.60536
Computer Hardware19.9429.3712.791.827.404.451.606.001365
Conglomerates16.9816.5410.042.286.004.871.303.005346
Consulting & Outsourcing17.2219.698.612.237.705.983.805.50803
Consumer Packaged Goods20.2625.0012.491.906.105.573.006.10505
Credit Services17.0317.876.962.319.1019.775.908.50943
Drug Manufacturers26.2135.7518.741.617.307.716.107.60803
Education22.5721.7213.912.497.008.073.305.10941
Employment Services20.0022.9013.172.159.704.407.7013.802089
Engineering & Construction15.3318.958.962.428.705.342.808.10965
Entertainment20.8222.9110.251.956.006.001.304.901016
Farm & Construction Machinery22.4428.9411.781.537.905.35-0.602.302556
Forest Products15.5031.397.122.466.005.772.008.00876
Health Care Plans20.8831.7411.391.0319.605.4111.8012.101539
Health Care Providers27.7730.0314.541.7610.806.687.607.80968
Homebuilding & Construction15.8632.1910.032.196.703.120.807.40839
Industrial Distribution15.8823.0015.792.119.003.401.006.001037
Industrial Products21.9027.4013.311.277.006.451.805.00634
Insurance11.8116.396.464.1010.7010.076.306.903526
Insurance - Life13.6819.886.363.0513.107.826.205.901478
Insurance - Property & Casualty16.2219.689.732.8110.407.896.509.80831
Insurance - Specialty14.1015.9410.554.208.806.957.9012.801114
Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture19.9722.7011.742.257.705.932.705.60722
Medical Devices28.6747.2020.561.249.601.965.405.701422
Medical Diagnostics & Research32.2053.5219.220.887.60-0.595.102.301136
Medical Distribution18.8529.3911.211.5018.103.6010.1010.503095
Medical Instruments & Equipment30.2441.9620.461.2312.504.165.207.701019
Metals & Mining16.1626.878.912.051.503.66-0.90-17.60814
Oil & Gas - Drilling12.276.274.533.874.30-4.75-10.502.50877
Oil & Gas - E&P12.5813.576.273.32-7.10-3.94-9.00-11.80565
Oil & Gas - Integrated13.0812.595.585.132.606.72-7.000.201123
Oil & Gas - Midstream19.9820.838.248.097.6022.77-4.004.60629
Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing12.5020.438.323.289.504.54-4.306.101287
Oil & Gas - Services15.4116.199.932.157.20-2.16-5.50-3.401182
Online Media30.4033.0619.780.4812.005.017.6010.502259
Packaging & Containers17.7020.469.492.084.806.292.305.20933
Personal Services19.6435.4812.281.697.207.133.302.501348
Publishing17.7218.0710.352.744.504.73-1.304.201403
Real Estate Services12.4415.0611.782.688.3018.584.607.301823
REITs15.4823.0114.055.514.1048.333.004.50120
Restaurants25.0029.5211.491.489.304.763.805.00861
Retail - Apparel & Specialty20.2018.8310.542.226.403.572.202.00681
Retail - Defensive19.7121.5910.361.718.402.974.306.202044
Semiconductors21.2041.1913.461.685.805.641.304.70599
Steel13.7014.709.401.044.803.79-4.801.401639
Tobacco Products17.7920.5515.914.387.5012.143.404.902939
Transportation & Logistics16.5320.028.412.146.605.911.605.40970
Travel & Leisure22.5028.2811.212.097.907.492.605.60392
Truck Manufacturing14.4532.1513.942.859.006.911.204.103149
Utilities - Independent Power Producers15.0017.206.983.3210.5016.933.208.202171
Utilities - Regulated16.5021.017.553.593.8013.021.704.00308
Waste Management24.5136.659.191.9710.405.431.906.901891

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