Dividend Fundamentals by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2018

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on which companies are included in each industry


Industry Name Number of firms Total Dividends (US $ millions) Special Dividends as % of Total Dividends Dividend Payout Dividend Yield  Market Cap (US $ millions)  ROE Institutional Holdings Std Dev in Stock Prices
Advertising 40  $855.00 34.04% 52.85% 2.83% $30,169.93 -0.88% 25.79% 80.95%
Aerospace/Defense 87  $10,898.07 22.52% 39.52% 1.55% $704,028.57 29.03% 56.33% 49.06%
Air Transport 17  $1,784.00 0.00% 15.27% 1.15% $155,575.74 24.78% 75.58% 40.20%
Apparel 51  $1,599.78 0.42% 77.53% 1.70% $94,066.43 7.62% 53.42% 59.71%
Auto & Truck 18  $4,952.65 4.05% 69.49% 2.77% $178,539.68 8.64% 59.74% 38.59%
Auto Parts 62  $573.42 0.00% 13.85% 0.90% $63,908.94 24.14% 58.70% 56.74%
Bank (Money Center) 11  $22,164.85 0.00% 24.57% 1.75% $1,263,864.80 9.93% 53.43% 33.37%
Banks (Regional) 612  $11,856.91 0.85% 30.91% 1.68% $707,248.69 9.03% 34.89% 32.08%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 28  $992.90 1.43% 20.37% 1.07% $93,179.87 25.16% 37.91% 50.14%
Beverage (Soft) 35  $11,066.67 1.26% 84.90% 2.58% $428,981.83 28.39% 25.17% 45.33%
Broadcasting 27  $805.59 63.07% 40.58% 1.15% $69,835.58 18.11% 55.44% 52.30%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 42  $4,360.52 2.33% 20.63% 1.25% $348,709.78 11.41% 63.84% 42.48%
Building Materials 39  $615.54 15.87% 15.29% 0.64% $96,671.42 23.81% 72.72% 41.01%
Business & Consumer Services 169  $1,459.65 0.00% 26.33% 0.86% $169,377.70 18.32% 47.73% 49.45%
Cable TV 14  $4,245.62 0.00% 33.21% 1.15% $370,612.70 11.05% 45.34% 36.33%
Chemical (Basic) 38  $505.51 0.00% 27.29% 1.20% $42,302.07 18.60% 46.94% 59.39%
Chemical (Diversified) 7  $2,635.00 0.00% 58.06% 1.33% $197,479.22 14.20% 76.65% 68.62%
Chemical (Specialty) 99  $4,186.61 2.39% 39.79% 1.33% $314,014.00 17.00% 53.59% 59.69%
Coal & Related Energy 30  $300.01 30.93% 15.73% 2.54% $11,819.39 -646.39% 33.59% 90.61%
Computer Services 111  $6,746.30 0.16% 38.55% 2.11% $319,191.63 28.66% 51.85% 48.53%
Computers/Peripherals 58  $15,219.60 0.00% 28.94% 1.54% $985,131.85 28.55% 46.20% 61.38%
Construction Supplies 49  $3,901.57 -3.40% 57.63% 1.61% $242,976.24 13.23% 71.92% 45.67%
Diversified 24  $13,608.22 0.00% 35.25% 1.44% $946,925.03 9.59% 53.35% 26.82%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 459  $9,956.17 1.54% 60.26% 1.08% $922,493.94 13.45% 36.19% 94.78%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 185  $26,499.28 0.00% 83.54% 2.55% $1,038,469.86 14.39% 32.45% 85.70%
Education 34  $72.73 0.00% 29.69% 0.28% $25,633.89 2.60% 52.85% 53.59%
Electrical Equipment 118  $2,066.78 0.00% 57.59% 1.58% $130,912.63 13.54% 33.99% 66.17%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 24  $13.30 0.00% 0.18% 0.16% $8,425.99 -29.60% 19.86% 70.22%
Electronics (General) 167  $1,278.65 0.07% 20.22% 0.67% $189,581.96 11.30% 45.09% 60.25%
Engineering/Construction 49  $383.20 0.00% 16.89% 0.58% $66,571.26 7.71% 65.44% 53.02%
Entertainment 90  $5,394.06 0.00% 29.81% 1.53% $353,040.28 18.99% 43.44% 54.94%
Environmental & Waste Services 87  $1,496.53 1.46% 71.15% 1.60% $93,807.52 9.47% 37.53% 65.74%
Farming/Agriculture 34  $2,038.44 0.00% 40.75% 1.80% $113,451.91 12.10% 45.93% 42.57%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 264  $8,204.29 1.51% 15.29% 1.43% $571,931.71 -0.29% 38.19% 36.63%
Food Processing 87  $9,961.75 2.59% 58.83% 2.31% $431,094.15 11.54% 54.59% 41.18%
Food Wholesalers 15  $742.30 0.00% 46.22% 1.58% $46,866.45 16.64% 67.58% 55.42%
Furn/Home Furnishings 31  $620.27 1.11% 23.27% 1.20% $51,516.97 17.62% 47.73% 51.26%
Green & Renewable Energy 22  $162.80 0.00% 735.69% 2.11% $7,724.32 0.66% 35.12% 60.29%
Healthcare Products 251  $4,650.49 0.00% 36.91% 0.72% $642,946.87 9.51% 42.50% 66.92%
Healthcare Support Services 115  $5,821.16 -0.50% 18.64% 0.88% $660,041.40 17.40% 56.18% 57.44%
Heathcare Information and Technology 112  $532.53 0.00% 9.32% 0.19% $287,230.73 10.80% 45.37% 58.64%
Homebuilding 32  $458.19 0.00% 8.36% 0.45% $102,782.73 12.49% 74.55% 44.70%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 35  $194.73 0.00% 24.14% 0.30% $64,008.79 8.21% 60.50% 60.63%
Hotel/Gaming 70  $5,601.55 0.02% 63.06% 1.70% $330,397.87 12.94% 49.44% 45.51%
Household Products 131  $12,021.93 0.46% 49.62% 2.47% $486,213.52 29.25% 31.95% 56.30%
Information Services 61  $5,662.09 0.00% 27.26% 0.67% $843,000.60 20.91% 65.18% 41.35%
Insurance (General) 21  $3,146.20 6.96% 101.15% 1.77% $177,783.97 1.97% 63.74% 37.21%
Insurance (Life) 25  $6,737.11 0.56% 65.77% 3.02% $223,064.03 4.17% 70.94% 37.34%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50  $3,940.23 27.13% 42.65% 1.76% $224,098.63 7.29% 62.70% 34.65%
Investments & Asset Management 165  $7,398.20 2.57% 36.33% 2.02% $365,820.75 13.75% 42.48% 41.00%
Machinery 126  $3,494.36 5.24% 30.10% 1.08% $323,277.64 19.08% 65.18% 43.17%
Metals & Mining 102  $443.60 0.00% 18.57% 0.54% $82,571.77 10.78% 18.41% 82.33%
Office Equipment & Services 24  $419.94 0.00% 82.36% 2.47% $16,985.91 8.70% 56.44% 49.66%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 5  $23,302.00 0.00% 116.21% 3.59% $648,542.60 5.90% 67.19% 20.21%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 311  $3,794.65 0.00% 0.83% 0.75% $506,428.79 -4.87% 38.39% 78.88%
Oil/Gas Distribution 16  $3,051.58 0.00% 310.27% 2.67% $114,325.67 1.97% 52.94% 62.79%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 130  $7,955.63 0.15% 242.27% 2.15% $370,355.71 1.97% 55.68% 73.29%
Packaging & Container 25  $2,378.70 0.00% 39.59% 1.84% $129,488.25 20.54% 73.48% 27.67%
Paper/Forest Products 21  $245.97 0.00% 46.74% 1.43% $17,183.31 6.15% 65.17% 56.81%
Power 61  $20,062.22 4.94% 45.74% 3.15% $637,662.61 15.55% 67.36% 31.23%
Precious Metals 111  $239.21 0.23% 63.78% 0.74% $32,455.72 1.89% 23.02% 91.35%
Publishing & Newspapers 41  $784.71 4.97% 0.63% 2.12% $37,006.67 -2.51% 56.71% 54.14%
R.E.I.T. 244  $44,674.22 3.49% 104.87% 3.91% $1,143,454.29 9.54% 76.09% 32.14%
Real Estate (Development) 20  $-   #DIV/0! 0.00% 0.00% $8,141.98 4.62% 41.04% 44.27%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 10  $17.05 0.00% 27.91% 0.43% $3,957.49 4.17% 40.50% 41.07%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 60  $168.03 35.71% 9.90% 0.36% $47,112.63 15.06% 31.16% 54.01%
Recreation 70  $1,566.36 10.91% 200.83% 2.62% $59,857.01 5.26% 55.66% 50.85%
Reinsurance 3  $111.40 0.00% 11.40% 0.57% $19,386.10 6.05% 72.70% 18.99%
Restaurant/Dining 81  $6,249.75 1.37% 51.12% 1.87% $334,221.80 95.67% 64.31% 48.41%
Retail (Automotive) 25  $223.93 4.87% 4.59% 0.28% $81,205.63 34.26% 74.09% 42.62%
Retail (Building Supply) 8  $5,271.76 3.84% 43.64% 1.73% $304,592.18 91.26% 43.02% 53.44%
Retail (Distributors) 92  $1,756.74 0.07% 30.21% 1.24% $141,625.98 16.05% 57.11% 49.24%
Retail (General) 18  $9,781.85 31.69% 49.53% 1.97% $496,744.73 16.10% 75.25% 49.94%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14  $542.25 0.04% 21.02% 1.52% $35,627.14 24.43% 47.82% 45.73%
Retail (Online) 61  $577.91 13.88% 6.46% 0.07% $797,867.57 18.72% 51.56% 60.64%
Retail (Special Lines) 106  $7,903.17 0.98% 40.02% 1.99% $396,638.69 16.59% 65.35% 59.68%
Rubber& Tires 4  $123.10 0.00% 10.32% 1.24% $9,945.07 21.44% 106.19% 56.24%
Semiconductor 72  $12,675.60 0.00% 37.48% 1.63% $779,940.90 19.87% 64.18% 52.68%
Semiconductor Equip 45  $1,251.00 0.57% 14.93% 0.89% $141,179.80 33.63% 60.13% 61.04%
Shipbuilding & Marine 9  $33.40 2.99% 0.10% 0.43% $7,740.98 -1.88% 37.24% 94.40%
Shoe 11  $1,235.03 0.00% 28.49% 1.05% $117,530.70 25.32% 65.53% 44.39%
Software (Entertainment) 13  $229.00 0.00% 9.57% 0.24% $96,519.34 16.33% 68.37% 49.61%
Software (Internet) 305  $123.28 108.21% 0.27% 0.01% $1,541,798.05 18.52% 39.92% 65.60%
Software (System & Application) 255  $16,347.88 0.00% 50.28% 1.11% $1,474,882.63 17.08% 47.08% 53.27%
Steel 37  $1,036.85 18.32% 34.26% 1.59% $65,392.66 12.23% 58.77% 70.40%
Telecom (Wireless) 18  $94.54 0.00% 11.07% 0.11% $85,902.10 1.87% 40.51% 54.46%
Telecom. Equipment 104  $6,476.64 0.00% 43.90% 1.96% $331,156.16 15.31% 54.18% 57.87%
Telecom. Services 66  $23,209.93 0.00% 84.41% 4.64% $500,263.95 16.34% 38.81% 52.57%
Tobacco 24  $11,471.10 0.00% 50.44% 3.75% $306,183.97 -282.12% 34.17% 45.16%
Transportation 18  $3,635.00 0.00% 47.34% 1.72% $211,707.26 28.97% 82.49% 46.36%
Transportation (Railroads) 8  $3,390.60 0.00% 38.15% 1.60% $212,040.22 17.41% 60.50% 29.77%
Trucking 30  $350.24 16.79% 27.46% 0.50% $69,714.14 7.87% 67.36% 54.25%
Utility (General) 18  $8,361.58 0.00% 76.33% 3.23% $259,184.90 9.95% 76.33% 20.67%
Utility (Water) 23  $557.86 0.00% 58.23% 1.60% $34,898.15 13.63% 40.31% 34.50%
Total Market 7247  $486,008.53 2.69% 42.94% 1.66% $29,326,222.62 13.63% 48.32% 53.52%
Total Market (without financials) 6057  $418,200.22 2.68% 47.23% 1.64% $25,443,700.27 14.54% 49.89% 57.16%

Last Updated in January 2018
By Aswath Damodaran