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 Services21.0023.8312.802.458.805.091.603.402560
Aerospace & Defense21.2930.6512.791.8511.704.453.506.001224
Agriculture22.3526.2911.052.247.505.302.806.501584
Airlines9.9725.983.932.5913.109.164.0011.701228
Application Software26.5839.2319.781.5010.304.785.308.20611
Asset Management12.7319.7516.864.045.0049.572.302.00584
Autos17.9328.838.701.9511.305.424.006.001038
Banks14.2919.959.832.666.9031.663.506.70341
Beverages - Alcoholic22.9228.2213.141.187.609.192.803.302209
Beverages - Non-Alcoholic25.1827.5612.922.007.207.585.205.702822
Biotechnology28.3853.0521.011.056.90-92.314.00-0.601100
Brokers & Exchanges20.1725.0712.542.858.9014.063.607.60686
Building Materials17.0030.299.952.107.007.023.305.601031
Business Services20.8728.9012.712.369.105.954.506.40283
Chemicals20.1436.5210.401.836.907.152.505.10595
Coal18.0812.476.092.54-15.000.74-8.00-15.301326
Communication Equipment24.2335.4413.502.118.003.022.207.201379
Communication Services19.9617.937.082.806.707.702.602.60538
Computer Hardware21.5430.8912.152.006.804.181.505.501180
Conglomerates18.0819.739.960.757.004.262.204.505055
Consulting & Outsourcing16.4520.269.392.459.306.224.105.50820
Consumer Packaged Goods20.2828.5112.311.815.705.683.704.90493
Credit Services14.5314.848.022.7211.6018.305.806.70977
Drug Manufacturers28.4843.6717.621.589.608.426.408.90791
Education19.4318.4912.262.418.406.913.106.70750
Employment Services18.2920.4812.742.1912.904.627.3013.102052
Engineering & Construction15.8020.349.072.387.905.013.807.40867
Entertainment23.3626.4310.742.028.506.681.505.901041
Farm & Construction Machinery25.6328.5310.561.748.303.960.60-1.202389
Forest Products14.6245.176.822.503.804.911.505.00878
Health Care Plans20.3525.269.411.2923.105.0714.8011.601517
Health Care Providers9999.0028.3114.151.5710.807.718.407.80930
Homebuilding & Construction14.9940.2210.832.048.303.400.907.10799
Industrial Distribution16.8127.5511.082.269.603.351.905.801043
Industrial Products22.8728.7611.601.767.605.942.304.30683
Insurance12.8815.537.794.279.709.246.906.903505
Insurance - Life15.179999.004.793.2311.906.987.609.401530
Insurance - Property & Casualty15.9919.5710.102.8110.309.206.8010.10782
Insurance - Specialty13.2314.9911.278.028.809.337.5012.701009
Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture18.6225.9111.502.276.805.312.705.70711
Medical Devices27.5349.4120.261.3310.202.624.505.401256
Medical Diagnostics & Research30.6239.1518.600.9711.203.124.103.80959
Medical Distribution19.6630.8212.031.9116.603.788.8010.703062
Medical Instruments & Equipment31.4843.4119.901.1512.104.864.604.90972
Metals & Mining19.7824.058.682.132.401.28-0.60-16.60726
Oil & Gas - Drilling6.118.204.684.004.90-10.15-3.503.30800
Oil & Gas - E&P12.1016.388.208.48-5.40-45.13-6.50-10.50549
Oil & Gas - Integrated15.8911.636.335.196.705.06-3.20-1.301120
Oil & Gas - Midstream23.9226.039.866.907.4017.39-2.901.80576
Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing12.6118.446.923.378.303.48-0.605.101203
Oil & Gas - Services19.4715.617.002.496.60-7.64-1.00-0.201055
Online Media31.1949.3518.511.289.003.856.807.402261
Packaging & Containers15.9224.169.482.184.806.432.905.20905
Personal Services21.6940.7013.121.955.608.503.304.501357
Publishing18.7619.759.883.144.204.46-2.100.901356
Real Estate Services12.9518.4112.662.728.1018.255.308.101499
REITs16.8924.1814.685.213.7049.172.204.40120
Restaurants24.5829.5211.441.2910.305.214.304.90835
Retail - Apparel & Specialty21.2220.7211.042.318.303.402.902.30538
Retail - Defensive20.2023.5010.591.998.803.054.306.102038
Semiconductors23.089999.0012.561.694.804.690.303.00608
Steel15.5319.666.941.744.802.56-3.90-1.301569
Tobacco Products17.3823.0717.924.026.8013.784.009.302320
Transportation & Logistics16.9222.187.782.487.205.722.205.10916
Travel & Leisure22.0029.8610.922.347.407.922.903.90364
Truck Manufacturing24.6623.499.313.2213.405.801.20-2.202996
Utilities - Independent Power Producers14.1219.936.613.6410.7014.014.7010.901811
Utilities - Regulated17.3224.837.573.323.8013.232.803.80313
Waste Management20.1730.269.201.948.203.912.004.101808

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