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 Services22.1620.5213.252.218.304.052.304.802596
Aerospace & Defense22.6233.8513.631.4210.004.873.006.201215
Agriculture23.7721.919.381.819.504.941.405.701553
Airlines11.5821.365.092.155.408.352.509.501161
Application Software26.9238.3318.641.4411.204.785.308.80583
Asset Management11.5220.2917.264.044.8049.374.705.90548
Autos16.9324.459.281.9010.005.663.807.001040
Banks14.6221.1910.352.626.9032.073.606.50343
Beverages - Alcoholic24.0528.1115.151.716.109.462.502.802375
Beverages - Non-Alcoholic23.6531.1412.972.168.308.273.605.002692
Biotechnology29.0241.3625.451.248.30-119.183.10-0.701035
Brokers & Exchanges20.1325.6011.502.538.3015.204.406.70693
Building Materials17.5128.4110.271.048.407.022.606.60969
Business Services22.5629.5214.092.299.705.584.506.50299
Chemicals19.4330.4311.231.776.907.821.907.30623
Coal14.3614.255.642.28-15.508.11-10.60-13.501339
Communication Equipment25.9729.2813.331.926.903.532.3010.001402
Communication Services21.5416.677.073.835.908.072.201.80528
Computer Hardware20.9430.6612.082.017.604.351.605.801323
Conglomerates17.6519.4310.480.756.004.761.502.805359
Consulting & Outsourcing18.8621.338.482.238.005.924.005.50792
Consumer Packaged Goods19.6826.0712.322.626.405.663.005.90502
Credit Services16.7915.568.502.939.1018.015.908.50972
Drug Manufacturers25.4136.1817.641.587.407.946.008.30798
Education20.5121.8013.622.497.006.983.206.70977
Employment Services18.6722.3412.822.299.704.407.8013.802200
Engineering & Construction15.1919.819.422.328.205.182.907.80855
Entertainment20.1425.059.841.836.005.641.605.301006
Farm & Construction Machinery26.4829.9611.901.788.605.47-1.101.402523
Forest Products16.2233.637.422.365.905.342.107.90900
Health Care Plans19.9025.1710.801.4123.105.1314.1011.201531
Health Care Providers26.5727.7914.621.6310.807.347.607.80932
Homebuilding & Construction15.7134.9010.882.007.603.420.907.10834
Industrial Distribution16.5027.5513.852.148.903.290.905.801020
Industrial Products23.0528.3913.121.317.006.261.905.20649
Insurance12.2418.917.114.109.709.306.407.003676
Insurance - Life13.7619.845.843.2613.108.166.206.401530
Insurance - Property & Casualty14.7319.6010.202.8910.409.386.4010.00799
Insurance - Specialty12.5417.6812.414.179.709.357.5013.301127
Manufacturing - Apparel & Furniture20.2024.1311.982.117.605.702.605.70721
Medical Devices30.7750.4719.791.389.603.055.405.201413
Medical Diagnostics & Research34.5049.5320.000.8911.202.145.103.80956
Medical Distribution21.4227.7717.771.7316.603.748.8010.503063
Medical Instruments & Equipment31.0850.9119.951.3212.504.725.607.70937
Metals & Mining19.3324.808.842.171.503.41-1.60-17.80762
Oil & Gas - Drilling15.505.384.203.224.30-3.57-10.502.70833
Oil & Gas - E&P13.0015.689999.003.57-6.30-5.89-9.10-11.40547
Oil & Gas - Integrated11.3312.005.845.404.206.34-6.80-1.401124
Oil & Gas - Midstream22.0024.399.168.547.4020.34-5.403.60635
Oil & Gas - Refining & Marketing12.7721.358.894.199.503.88-4.106.401254
Oil & Gas - Services19.5018.378.922.578.20-4.51-5.30-5.001054
Online Media31.7743.7018.921.4312.005.018.509.902276
Packaging & Containers17.6720.389.342.044.706.332.005.70917
Personal Services19.0637.9713.651.737.206.693.104.001349
Publishing20.1818.079.693.274.704.78-1.603.901377
Real Estate Services12.4415.6512.662.698.6018.084.607.201664
REITs16.5024.6514.745.323.9050.312.804.40123
Restaurants25.0428.4811.511.269.305.004.205.60882
Retail - Apparel & Specialty19.7518.8410.892.226.703.622.201.90616
Retail - Defensive19.3320.989.461.988.702.884.306.102081
Semiconductors22.6444.3513.781.765.805.720.904.40600
Steel14.2015.388.942.094.703.38-4.801.201594
Tobacco Products18.2623.2817.724.167.5013.433.604.902907
Transportation & Logistics17.4522.458.382.256.605.461.705.50968
Travel & Leisure22.7129.5111.782.117.407.782.504.70382
Truck Manufacturing19.3429.5111.492.339.006.401.102.803048
Utilities - Independent Power Producers16.2115.368.293.569.9016.933.308.201798
Utilities - Regulated17.1323.338.183.293.7013.251.804.00306
Waste Management22.8633.589.261.8710.405.781.905.901785

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