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 Herfindahl-Hirschman Index (HHI)
Advertising & Marketing Services21.1224.6913.812.338.904.632.304.802561
Aerospace & Defense23.1330.5511.661.5110.004.793.007.201222
Agriculture23.1122.499.432.057.504.561.305.801584
Airlines12.7124.254.661.024.108.632.509.501233
Application Software26.6138.1118.901.4410.905.105.208.50618
Asset Management12.5519.9416.744.044.2052.842.703.20865
Autos17.5024.719.121.9710.005.583.706.801056
Banks14.5920.5410.462.886.9031.663.506.50345
Beverages - Alcoholic22.9028.3015.880.756.809.272.302.802209
Beverages - Non-Alcoholic24.9432.7514.252.098.107.643.605.302827
Biotechnology30.7144.0625.111.278.30-93.923.10-0.501103
Brokers & Exchanges19.8225.7813.332.668.5014.824.606.80688
Building Materials17.8528.3710.242.067.006.962.706.401030
Business Services21.9129.1713.182.199.506.014.306.50286
Chemicals19.6330.1110.941.826.607.851.706.70594
Coal15.6013.197.433.26-13.105.56-10.40-12.401326
Communication Equipment26.4729.8913.911.856.903.001.609.001336
Communication Services20.7018.247.483.966.007.222.302.20537
Computer Hardware21.7132.0112.291.967.604.201.605.501304
Conglomerates18.7021.5310.662.396.604.041.403.505022
Consulting & Outsourcing17.0121.509.322.467.006.304.105.90826
Consumer Packaged Goods20.1727.0612.721.855.805.832.905.90500
Credit Services15.5516.348.912.818.2017.785.806.90978
Drug Manufacturers26.9339.3719.021.238.507.956.007.60793
Education22.2324.2412.672.547.306.993.306.70746
Employment Services17.7221.4312.592.389.704.777.7012.702107
Engineering & Construction15.7519.339.172.397.705.273.307.70866
Entertainment22.8628.3710.331.806.006.191.605.801058
Farm & Construction Machinery27.1128.3210.021.708.004.79-1.30-0.702388
Forest Products15.3328.936.852.364.305.421.907.90878
Health Care Plans21.1827.8111.271.3823.105.1914.1011.601525
Health Care Providers26.0529.0015.161.6710.707.347.407.80930
Homebuilding & Construction15.8235.0410.971.266.703.691.007.10818
Industrial Distribution17.0423.2713.092.009.603.231.006.501044
Industrial Products23.0827.5511.851.686.606.061.805.30682
Insurance12.4817.478.464.1710.609.086.007.103505
Insurance - Life14.3419.204.802.8111.908.227.606.401530
Insurance - Property & Casualty15.5018.9210.552.6410.208.666.5010.10789
Insurance - Specialty12.8015.9512.104.559.8010.248.2013.501017
Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture20.0826.3011.541.626.805.572.405.70716
Medical Devices30.7149.4419.501.1410.303.454.606.601391
Medical Diagnostics & Research36.7847.4420.140.9410.403.056.103.80949
Medical Distribution20.1134.9413.511.4215.503.8010.1010.703062
Medical Instruments & Equipment30.5550.1621.251.1711.805.155.107.00974
Metals & Mining18.2724.718.432.201.503.13-1.60-17.90727
Oil & Gas - Drilling15.725.732.934.251.20-3.07-10.503.30800
Oil & Gas - E&P14.0516.329999.003.32-6.30-21.78-8.30-11.80551
Oil & Gas - Integrated12.4910.926.045.874.206.37-5.90-2.501115
Oil & Gas - Midstream21.3823.858.966.357.4019.67-5.403.60570
Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing12.7218.578.893.819.504.01-2.706.401203
Oil & Gas - Services20.2914.758.052.703.90-6.55-5.20-1.601055
Online Media33.2141.1319.081.1712.004.938.1010.602265
Packaging & Containers18.0022.029.491.774.306.442.004.60905
Personal Services20.1138.5512.051.8810.407.123.305.501413
Publishing19.2918.949.332.983.404.30-1.902.301355
Real Estate Services13.2416.7912.282.748.0017.874.807.101505
REITs17.1424.7415.355.073.8048.292.504.40122
Restaurants24.8329.5211.781.5710.205.364.105.50838
Retail - Apparel & Specialty20.2518.7510.262.067.303.502.301.90558
Retail - Defensive20.1722.0410.781.958.502.884.306.302028
Semiconductors22.8544.4713.891.735.505.480.704.00615
Steel14.2515.758.181.974.803.63-5.101.401650
Tobacco Products18.6724.5015.773.616.8013.243.404.902332
Transportation & Logistics17.5722.698.522.537.005.431.805.50945
Travel & Leisure23.2330.6911.332.156.808.152.604.50367
Truck Manufacturing22.6623.168.192.3112.505.670.602.003001
Utilities - Independent Power Producers16.7418.058.113.5410.5016.143.308.601798
Utilities - Regulated17.5523.287.873.143.8013.941.904.00313
Waste Management23.8531.9210.112.1010.405.861.904.501808

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