Debt Details by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2019

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on which companies are included in each industry


Industry Name Number of firms Lease Debt(US $ millions) Conventional Debt(US $ millions) Total Debt with leases(US $ millions) Interest expense(US $ millions) Book interest rate Short term Debt as % of Total Debt
Advertising 48 $5,781.63 $15,860.55 $21,642.18 $934.34 5.89% 0.77%
Aerospace/Defense 85 $18,756.28 $139,143.97 $157,900.25 $5,670.80 4.08% 2.56%
Air Transport 18 $51,183.77 $59,053.61 $110,237.38 $2,708.72 4.59% 1.81%
Apparel 50 $11,208.03 $17,448.47 $28,656.50 $849.29 4.87% 11.30%
Auto & Truck 14 $239,895.67 $41,430.79 $281,326.46 $2,462.91 5.94% 10.70%
Auto Parts 52 $2,171.61 $15,640.18 $17,811.79 $807.39 5.16% 3.24%
Bank (Money Center) 10 $62,878.71 $1,944,272.75 $2,007,151.46 $0.00 0.00% 49.01%
Banks (Regional) 633 $40,637.80 $410,211.89 $450,849.69 $0.00 0.00% 28.68%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 31 $2,305.21 $21,607.83 $23,913.04 $756.05 3.50% 4.58%
Beverage (Soft) 37 $9,655.52 $90,761.39 $100,416.91 $2,428.21 2.68% 20.76%
Broadcasting 24 $6,222.38 $71,706.97 $77,929.35 $3,813.31 5.32% 1.18%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 38 $37,685.95 $748,692.91 $786,378.85 $122.20 0.02% 39.12%
Building Materials 42 $2,437.65 $21,594.48 $24,032.13 $949.88 4.40% 2.59%
Business & Consumer Services 168 $10,274.05 $58,023.70 $68,297.75 $3,087.21 5.32% 3.53%
Cable TV 14 $14,749.81 $203,738.30 $218,488.11 $9,847.82 4.83% 0.00%
Chemical (Basic) 39 $1,914.72 $14,654.45 $16,569.18 $846.21 5.77% 1.73%
Chemical (Diversified) 6 $7,648.93 $44,791.32 $52,440.26 $2,028.30 4.53% 11.01%
Chemical (Specialty) 89 $8,774.10 $80,356.39 $89,130.49 $3,604.21 4.49% 1.96%
Coal & Related Energy 23 $1,689.77 $3,604.82 $5,294.58 $474.36 13.16% 0.36%
Computer Services 119 $24,041.82 $74,719.75 $98,761.57 $2,906.99 3.89% 8.59%
Computers/Peripherals 57 $37,644.60 $183,226.68 $220,871.28 $7,519.80 4.10% 7.50%
Construction Supplies 48 $47,023.12 $35,756.32 $82,779.43 $2,221.38 6.21% 3.39%
Diversified 23 $37,133.03 $253,671.62 $290,804.65 $8,980.37 3.54% 14.50%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 481 $20,887.13 $134,669.72 $155,556.85 $6,026.14 4.47% 2.67%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 237 $13,714.02 $147,855.09 $161,569.10 $5,514.97 3.73% 6.42%
Education 35 $3,629.31 $5,663.94 $9,293.26 $475.88 8.40% 1.67%
Electrical Equipment 116 $3,689.91 $20,877.95 $24,567.86 $1,202.81 5.76% 8.37%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 19 $247.61 $341.23 $588.84 $38.59 11.31% 33.62%
Electronics (General) 160 $5,557.79 $24,896.20 $30,453.99 $1,214.57 4.88% 2.19%
Engineering/Construction 52 $6,086.59 $21,420.02 $27,506.61 $1,208.44 5.64% 0.22%
Entertainment 120 $21,684.87 $77,631.71 $99,316.59 $4,193.88 5.40% 1.58%
Environmental & Waste Services 91 $4,646.30 $33,987.80 $38,634.10 $1,682.81 4.95% 0.29%
Farming/Agriculture 33 $40,833.72 $26,477.36 $67,311.08 $1,269.20 4.79% 13.05%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 259 $55,271.82 $5,949,234.97 $6,004,506.78 $2,830.22 0.05% 2.39%
Food Processing 83 $11,209.82 $141,518.18 $152,728.00 $4,901.10 3.46% 8.69%
Food Wholesalers 18 $3,490.90 $17,177.96 $20,668.86 $740.48 4.31% 0.89%
Furn/Home Furnishings 30 $3,105.25 $13,021.01 $16,126.27 $454.93 3.49% 24.47%
Green & Renewable Energy 21 $1,124.28 $9,181.28 $10,305.55 $404.80 4.41% 4.32%
Healthcare Products 248 $16,171.46 $94,891.48 $111,062.94 $3,930.33 4.14% 3.17%
Healthcare Support Services 111 $45,424.12 $203,135.84 $248,559.95 $7,561.29 3.72% 2.66%
Heathcare Information and Technology 119 $6,768.32 $48,449.08 $55,217.40 $1,981.61 4.09% 0.95%
Homebuilding 31 $4,480.11 $37,855.45 $42,335.56 $230.25 0.61% 1.23%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 34 $20,019.74 $83,094.70 $103,114.44 $5,586.50 6.72% 0.03%
Hotel/Gaming 70 $27,296.02 $125,713.87 $153,009.89 $6,688.44 5.32% 1.48%
Household Products 141 $22,010.94 $73,872.39 $95,883.33 $3,048.12 4.13% 2.99%
Information Services 71 $22,774.37 $116,552.96 $139,327.33 $4,863.49 4.17% 4.69%
Insurance (General) 20 $6,279.16 $65,462.90 $71,742.06 $2,696.65 4.12% 0.86%
Insurance (Life) 23 $7,361.50 $167,887.57 $175,249.07 $4,028.80 2.40% 28.29%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50 $5,805.29 $47,594.69 $53,399.98 $2,186.02 4.59% 0.58%
Investments & Asset Management 172 $11,642.21 $181,123.44 $192,765.65 $2,552.75 1.41% 40.58%
Machinery 127 $10,406.08 $59,836.40 $70,242.49 $2,823.96 4.72% 6.12%
Metals & Mining 94 $635.50 $21,346.56 $21,982.06 $1,159.22 5.43% 0.72%
Office Equipment & Services 24 $1,571.76 $7,028.24 $8,600.00 $289.10 4.11% 0.45%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 5 $8,774.59 $84,861.00 $93,635.59 $1,823.00 2.15% 30.09%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 301 $15,599.10 $195,150.32 $210,749.42 $10,886.51 5.58% 0.11%
Oil/Gas Distribution 20 $4,564.99 $113,431.07 $117,996.06 $4,927.75 4.34% 2.81%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 134 $14,448.54 $106,213.88 $120,662.42 $5,374.55 5.06% 4.24%
Packaging & Container 27 $5,272.27 $62,055.70 $67,327.98 $3,004.19 4.84% 2.90%
Paper/Forest Products 20 $423.42 $4,320.12 $4,743.54 $236.46 5.47% 2.42%
Power 51 $43,381.49 $407,834.23 $451,215.72 $18,647.35 4.57% 5.97%
Precious Metals 91 $290.32 $5,869.38 $6,159.70 $324.11 5.52% 0.34%
Publishing & Newspapers 33 $5,341.50 $13,053.93 $18,395.43 $834.36 6.39% 0.10%
R.E.I.T. 238 $270,234.51 $685,535.94 $955,770.45 $21,897.06 3.19% 9.70%
Real Estate (Development) 18 $367.26 $3,702.61 $4,069.87 $85.22 2.30% 0.05%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 $55.02 $1,367.69 $1,422.71 $30.30 2.22% 0.09%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 59 $4,061.02 $18,542.68 $22,603.70 $833.49 4.49% 26.16%
Recreation 72 $3,133.35 $17,138.50 $20,271.85 $872.44 5.09% 4.06%
Reinsurance 2 $311.23 $5,080.50 $5,391.73 $231.50 4.56% 0.00%
Restaurant/Dining 78 $38,729.87 $78,265.53 $116,995.40 $2,980.40 3.81% 1.14%
Retail (Automotive) 24 $15,755.19 $48,578.51 $64,333.70 $1,514.24 3.12% 30.23%
Retail (Building Supply) 17 $21,945.17 $43,214.25 $65,159.42 $1,939.42 4.49% 4.49%
Retail (Distributors) 88 $11,046.74 $66,788.53 $77,835.27 $2,954.92 4.42% 2.62%
Retail (General) 19 $64,418.68 $100,881.87 $165,300.55 $5,196.61 5.15% 9.62%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 12 $13,165.98 $14,011.12 $27,177.10 $808.73 5.77% 0.00%
Retail (Online) 79 $49,703.86 $63,270.28 $112,974.14 $3,112.16 4.92% 0.15%
Retail (Special Lines) 91 $95,081.74 $49,085.16 $144,166.90 $2,718.11 5.54% 7.48%
Rubber& Tires 4 $1,433.18 $6,385.55 $7,818.74 $346.25 5.42% 7.70%
Semiconductor 72 $9,737.90 $101,300.81 $111,038.71 $3,800.02 3.75% 4.11%
Semiconductor Equip 41 $1,238.49 $14,877.94 $16,116.42 $732.68 4.92% 2.56%
Shipbuilding & Marine 9 $665.86 $3,241.62 $3,907.48 $139.47 4.30% 0.18%
Shoe 10 $5,602.62 $4,262.10 $9,864.72 $158.93 3.73% 2.21%
Software (Entertainment) 92 $15,077.71 $11,071.69 $26,149.40 $602.01 5.44% 0.60%
Software (Internet) 44 $2,260.94 $11,404.44 $13,665.38 $631.92 5.54% 1.03%
Software (System & Application) 355 $47,095.07 $183,445.38 $230,540.45 $7,698.44 4.20% 0.35%
Steel 37 $1,770.43 $22,794.89 $24,565.32 $1,316.76 5.78% 0.31%
Telecom (Wireless) 21 $35,301.12 $68,831.05 $104,132.17 $4,499.60 6.54% 0.08%
Telecom. Equipment 98 $14,026.66 $43,679.69 $57,706.35 $2,334.18 5.34% 1.16%
Telecom. Services 67 $70,221.59 $353,565.66 $423,787.25 $17,958.64 5.08% 1.16%
Tobacco 17 $6,472.73 $44,148.01 $50,620.74 $2,069.94 4.69% 3.03%
Transportation 19 $20,591.24 $48,461.19 $69,052.43 $1,585.60 3.27% 6.34%
Transportation (Railroads) 10 $5,764.64 $50,596.68 $56,361.33 $2,202.00 4.35% 0.00%
Trucking 28 $32,944.89 $21,124.25 $54,069.14 $1,921.40 9.10% 0.27%
Utility (General) 18 $14,767.10 $173,626.70 $188,393.80 $7,346.80 4.23% 7.33%
Utility (Water) 19 $696.18 $13,046.78 $13,742.96 $588.91 4.51% 6.70%
Total Market  7209 $2,057,314.25 $15,871,886.37 $17,929,200.62 $291,971.58 1.84% 12.47%
Total Market (without financials) 6004 $1,829,751.80 $6,357,405.27 $8,187,157.07 $277,554.93 4.37% 5.54%


Updated in January 2019
By Aswath Damodaran