Debt Details by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2021

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on which companies are included in each industry


Industry Name Number of firms Lease Debt (My Estimate) Conventional Debt Total Debt with leases Interest expense Book interest rate Short term Debt as % of Total Debt Lease Debt (Accounting)
Advertising 61 $6,187.57 $22,521.66 $28,709.23 $1,215.70 5.40% 0.45%  $           5,133.62
Aerospace/Defense 72 $12,722.46 $192,544.71 $205,267.16 $7,675.87 3.99% 0.98%  $           7,376.43
Air Transport 17 $28,262.42 $128,375.91 $156,638.34 $3,497.53 2.72% 1.01%  $         27,625.43
Apparel 51 $12,833.38 $24,334.35 $37,167.73 $963.84 3.96% 3.33%  $         12,058.65
Auto & Truck 19 $4,175.25 $300,307.42 $304,482.67 $3,375.75 1.12% 4.72%  $           3,775.69
Auto Parts 52 $2,182.68 $23,384.51 $25,567.19 $1,118.21 4.78% 1.72%  $           1,673.97
Bank (Money Center) 7 $30,110.13 $2,073,422.80 $2,103,532.93 $0.00 0.00% 49.00%  $         26,787.00
Banks (Regional) 598 $20,485.32 $369,416.58 $389,901.90 $0.00 0.00% 21.32%  $         10,990.45
Beverage (Alcoholic) 23 $903.82 $23,009.54 $23,913.37 $764.67 3.32% 2.77%  $              230.79
Beverage (Soft) 41 $4,111.21 $114,202.30 $118,313.51 $3,381.11 2.96% 12.50%  $           1,094.46
Broadcasting 29 $6,777.84 $87,635.69 $94,413.53 $4,493.23 5.13% 0.22%  $           4,755.13
Brokerage & Investment Banking 39 $13,341.13 $804,815.99 $818,157.12 $144.02 0.02% 41.77%  $           5,773.36
Building Materials 42 $3,615.65 $35,611.74 $39,227.39 $1,444.13 4.06% 0.04%  $           2,998.93
Business & Consumer Services 169 $9,123.87 $70,478.10 $79,601.97 $3,850.80 5.46% 4.25%  $           8,153.55
Cable TV 13 $7,529.49 $254,962.70 $262,492.19 $11,143.73 4.37% 0.00%  $           2,227.61
Chemical (Basic) 48 $5,825.49 $51,441.27 $57,266.77 $2,219.04 4.31% 1.66%  $           4,794.24
Chemical (Diversified) 5 $975.89 $12,587.23 $13,563.12 $566.98 4.50% 1.58%  $              931.50
Chemical (Specialty) 97 $7,290.18 $109,698.16 $116,988.34 $3,852.09 3.51% 6.18%  $           6,389.62
Coal & Related Energy 29 $300.55 $5,145.73 $5,446.27 $377.72 7.34% 0.00%  $              240.01
Computer Services 116 $13,607.30 $109,042.28 $122,649.58 $3,255.09 2.99% 3.25%  $         12,604.34
Computers/Peripherals 52 $15,381.32 $211,306.82 $226,688.15 $7,143.97 3.38% 3.02%  $         15,393.97
Construction Supplies 46 $4,004.25 $88,427.83 $92,432.08 $2,332.56 2.64% 2.36%  $           2,652.52
Diversified 29 $13,569.47 $273,967.60 $287,537.07 $7,783.32 2.84% 9.04%  $           6,047.83
Drugs (Biotechnology) 547 $9,045.81 $183,865.88 $192,911.69 $6,357.71 3.46% 0.25%  $           5,722.64
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 287 $7,213.88 $241,374.67 $248,588.55 $6,709.10 2.78% 8.71%  $           2,413.56
Education 38 $3,626.08 $6,058.36 $9,684.44 $388.85 6.42% 0.44%  $           2,881.88
Electrical Equipment 122 $2,442.25 $32,469.04 $34,911.29 $1,636.45 5.04% 3.96%  $           2,520.53
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 22 $189.89 $367.81 $557.70 $34.42 9.36% 14.88%  $              174.00
Electronics (General) 157 $3,362.45 $31,319.83 $34,682.28 $1,373.30 4.38% 0.74%  $           2,979.00
Engineering/Construction 61 $5,342.08 $20,827.00 $26,169.08 $1,223.02 5.87% 0.50%  $           4,788.65
Entertainment 118 $18,219.60 $107,003.90 $125,223.50 $4,532.46 4.24% 2.15%  $         16,802.62
Environmental & Waste Services 86 $3,366.51 $36,821.78 $40,188.29 $1,673.89 4.55% 0.17%  $           2,463.46
Farming/Agriculture 32 $2,856.86 $67,888.93 $70,745.79 $1,226.98 1.81% 7.00%  $           2,883.74
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 235 $13,582.37 $6,826,953.33 $6,840,535.69 $3,847.09 0.06% 1.69%  $           6,777.79
Food Processing 101 $6,389.36 $132,123.56 $138,512.92 $5,792.07 4.38% 1.56%  $           4,687.71
Food Wholesalers 18 $3,249.07 $27,713.55 $30,962.62 $1,133.77 4.09% 1.20%  $           2,913.40
Furn/Home Furnishings 40 $2,941.75 $13,967.07 $16,908.82 $456.08 3.27% 13.83%  $           2,423.96
Green & Renewable Energy 25 $88.21 $20,368.97 $20,457.18 $1,364.29 6.70% 0.02%  $                26.32
Healthcare Products 265 $7,390.97 $126,290.59 $133,681.56 $3,775.51 2.99% 0.79%  $           5,553.84
Healthcare Support Services 129 $42,678.72 $248,868.16 $291,546.89 $10,194.85 4.10% 3.81%  $         32,638.55
Heathcare Information and Technology 139 $5,820.49 $81,013.52 $86,834.01 $3,331.95 4.11% 0.18%  $           4,395.13
Homebuilding 30 $1,196.50 $38,417.22 $39,613.72 $263.15 0.68% 2.54%  $              971.77
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 32 $16,112.80 $84,091.96 $100,204.76 $4,984.09 5.93% 0.02%  $         10,276.00
Hotel/Gaming 66 $26,701.14 $202,012.03 $228,713.16 $7,831.51 3.88% 2.15%  $         20,312.66
Household Products 140 $7,827.36 $91,046.93 $98,874.28 $2,903.15 3.19% 0.43%  $           5,454.17
Information Services 77 $8,938.03 $152,423.31 $161,361.34 $4,416.66 2.90% 5.42%  $           5,435.23
Insurance (General) 21 $4,788.16 $70,411.39 $75,199.55 $2,783.68 3.95% 0.49%  $           3,139.32
Insurance (Life) 26 $3,346.06 $196,572.60 $199,918.66 $2,338.57 1.19% 29.95%  $              206.58
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 55 $4,681.57 $64,554.32 $69,235.89 $2,931.71 4.54% 1.68%  $           1,997.53
Investments & Asset Management 348 $9,204.27 $221,798.27 $231,002.53 $2,827.43 1.27% 36.31%  $           5,022.71
Machinery 125 $5,149.70 $77,847.51 $82,997.21 $2,953.57 3.79% 3.39%  $           3,448.03
Metals & Mining 86 $1,941.58 $24,260.56 $26,202.14 $1,368.75 5.64% 0.73%  $           1,464.91
Office Equipment & Services 22 $1,359.19 $6,020.78 $7,379.97 $260.14 4.32% 1.07%  $           1,216.67
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 3 $11,682.66 $143,971.00 $155,653.66 $3,444.00 2.39% 16.02%  $           1,245.00
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 278 $9,877.65 $150,096.83 $159,974.48 $8,753.54 5.83% 1.00%  $           7,059.96
Oil/Gas Distribution 57 $7,434.26 $326,958.09 $334,392.35 $15,785.64 4.83% 1.32%  $           5,646.83
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 135 $15,198.30 $136,437.08 $151,635.38 $6,562.02 4.81% 2.20%  $           9,238.41
Packaging & Container 26 $4,264.45 $77,598.09 $81,862.54 $3,626.14 4.67% 1.01%  $           3,519.77
Paper/Forest Products 15 $294.75 $3,427.59 $3,722.34 $181.14 5.28% 0.07%  $              227.08
Power 55 $14,384.31 $534,178.62 $548,562.93 $21,666.21 4.06% 4.26%  $         11,514.23
Precious Metals 93 $167.18 $8,114.11 $8,281.29 $488.26 6.02% 0.82%  $              175.01
Publishing & Newspapers 29 $3,686.94 $12,625.13 $16,312.07 $768.59 6.09% 0.17%  $           3,077.18
R.E.I.T. 238 $55,716.17 $913,213.82 $968,929.99 $22,774.15 2.49% 5.95%  $         34,318.68
Real Estate (Development) 25 $310.68 $5,382.98 $5,693.67 $135.51 2.52% 0.10%  $                86.54
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 $169.31 $1,133.00 $1,302.31 $13.32 1.18% 0.00%  $                74.01
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 61 $4,241.69 $23,549.14 $27,790.84 $1,017.63 4.32% 20.18%  $           3,913.39
Recreation 69 $3,953.48 $25,840.89 $29,794.37 $1,345.76 5.21% 2.36%  $           3,380.16
Reinsurance 2 $338.42 $6,022.60 $6,361.02 $259.50 4.31% 0.00%  $                      -  
Restaurant/Dining 79 $54,015.49 $94,547.32 $148,562.81 $3,522.96 3.73% 0.51%  $         45,274.26
Retail (Automotive) 30 $19,113.56 $52,676.54 $71,790.10 $1,681.28 3.19% 21.77%  $         14,875.60
Retail (Building Supply) 15 $19,188.86 $60,574.00 $79,762.85 $2,393.12 3.95% 0.17%  $         17,613.35
Retail (Distributors) 85 $8,699.76 $68,839.01 $77,538.77 $2,874.83 4.18% 1.98%  $           7,502.12
Retail (General) 17 $64,730.07 $99,885.83 $164,615.91 $4,517.06 4.52% 1.66%  $         51,877.60
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 $20,070.23 $25,274.26 $45,344.49 $1,363.63 5.40% 0.00%  $         16,214.50
Retail (Online) 75 $34,619.35 $105,300.46 $139,919.81 $3,389.79 3.22% 1.42%  $         39,495.87
Retail (Special Lines) 85 $98,530.24 $60,953.74 $159,483.97 $2,868.57 4.71% 8.59%  $         89,718.26
Rubber& Tires 3 $1,014.62 $7,006.49 $8,021.11 $349.50 4.99% 8.62%  $              945.56
Semiconductor 70 $5,618.48 $145,471.52 $151,090.00 $4,837.37 3.33% 0.54%  $           4,277.78
Semiconductor Equip 40 $1,274.24 $21,440.32 $22,714.56 $904.27 4.22% 0.20%  $           1,190.89
Shipbuilding & Marine 11 $663.25 $3,755.18 $4,418.43 $164.70 4.39% 0.01%  $              599.52
Shoe 11 $5,572.83 $11,314.50 $16,887.33 $324.26 2.87% 0.65%  $           5,320.63
Software (Entertainment) 101 $28,080.73 $30,673.06 $58,753.79 $929.87 3.03% 0.95%  $         25,703.02
Software (Internet) 36 $2,843.43 $20,506.17 $23,349.59 $1,083.19 5.28% 0.05%  $           2,356.98
Software (System & Application) 388 $29,838.20 $234,041.87 $263,880.08 $8,924.05 3.81% 0.49%  $         25,788.82
Steel 32 $1,372.60 $26,464.82 $27,837.42 $1,281.78 4.84% 0.70%  $           1,289.93
Telecom (Wireless) 16 $16,077.59 $79,965.33 $96,042.92 $2,681.10 3.35% 5.04%  $         32,645.04
Telecom. Equipment 96 $3,984.15 $43,969.75 $47,953.91 $2,116.99 4.81% 0.33%  $           3,751.42
Telecom. Services 58 $54,243.84 $346,648.39 $400,892.23 $16,363.70 4.72% 0.55%  $         48,158.65
Tobacco 15 $1,371.00 $62,111.81 $63,482.81 $2,425.00 3.90% 1.45%  $              271.35
Transportation 21 $21,831.16 $61,435.76 $83,266.92 $2,021.30 3.29% 2.29%  $         21,845.61
Transportation (Railroads) 6 $3,850.97 $61,331.20 $65,182.17 $2,654.60 4.33% 0.00%  $           2,125.80
Trucking 35 $9,786.72 $53,545.52 $63,332.24 $2,432.49 4.54% 3.70%  $           8,248.88
Utility (General) 16 $3,707.43 $212,525.60 $216,233.03 $8,627.50 4.06% 4.80%  $           1,506.50
Utility (Water) 17 $194.70 $20,126.20 $20,320.90 $730.99 3.63% 8.52%  $              170.85
Total Market 7582 $1,094,383.15 $19,200,328.40 $20,294,711.55 $329,798.81 1.72% 10.57%  $       883,946.47
Total Market (without financials) 6253 $994,844.14 $8,572,383.13 $9,567,227.27 $314,926.32 3.67% 3.52%  $       823,251.73


Updated in January 2021
By Aswath Damodaran