Dividend Fundamentals 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 Total Dividends Special Dividends as % of Total Dividends Dividend Payout Dividend Yield  Market Cap  ROE Institutional Holdings Std Dev in Stock Prices
Advertising 61  $                  1,004.62 0.07% 912.85% 2.71% $37,043.59 2.93% 30.37% 57.74%
Aerospace/Defense 72  $                11,609.14 15.49% 120.55% 1.87% $621,095.05 8.54% 53.43% 34.89%
Air Transport 17  $                  1,184.41 0.00% 0.09% 1.22% $97,074.29 -47.03% 64.91% 46.15%
Apparel 51  $                  1,705.15 0.24% 0.32% 1.81% $94,360.52 -8.19% 48.69% 47.84%
Auto & Truck 19  $                  2,628.30 0.00% 64.58% 0.33% $787,476.54 4.49% 45.17% 45.24%
Auto Parts 52  $                     569.61 0.00% 0.42% 0.54% $104,907.93 -14.31% 49.79% 43.16%
Bank (Money Center) 7  $                30,567.25 0.00% 46.95% 3.14% $972,991.00 7.41% 67.57% 21.59%
Banks (Regional) 598  $                17,984.63 1.93% 44.35% 2.83% $636,597.74 8.22% 36.91% 19.48%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 23  $                  1,162.41 0.00% 41.58% 1.14% $102,167.68 10.10% 44.43% 37.01%
Beverage (Soft) 41  $                13,268.37 0.00% 74.19% 2.42% $547,731.57 28.86% 25.32% 49.70%
Broadcasting 29  $                  1,227.16 0.00% 0.17% 1.58% $77,567.15 0.24% 50.38% 45.56%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 39  $                  4,835.84 1.39% 20.84% 1.29% $373,798.51 12.08% 62.96% 35.90%
Building Materials 42  $                     966.54 0.00% 21.49% 0.65% $149,217.43 20.54% 65.81% 33.99%
Business & Consumer Services 169  $                  2,083.11 22.59% 65.87% 0.65% $322,045.63 6.81% 51.09% 45.65%
Cable TV 13  $                  4,331.40 3.93% 26.20% 0.86% $505,147.69 11.47% 52.85% 32.02%
Chemical (Basic) 48  $                  4,216.18 0.00% 0.44% 4.06% $103,899.37 -1.82% 41.50% 48.06%
Chemical (Diversified) 5  $                     661.00 0.00% 51.84% 2.83% $23,344.50 13.25% 58.66% 36.16%
Chemical (Specialty) 97  $                  6,095.00 6.86% 163.69% 1.32% $461,441.34 2.50% 55.43% 38.54%
Coal & Related Energy 29  $                     291.95 0.00% 2.24% 5.07% $5,755.37 -41.66% 30.87% 42.27%
Computer Services 116  $                  7,577.51 0.11% 75.57% 2.46% $308,582.73 13.50% 54.21% 45.89%
Computers/Peripherals 52  $                16,794.66 0.00% 26.83% 0.69% $2,423,136.95 50.53% 44.93% 42.87%
Construction Supplies 46  $                  4,310.85 19.21% 49.85% 1.62% $265,765.31 13.20% 67.54% 33.39%
Diversified 29  $                  7,376.20 0.00% 14.32% 0.76% $966,912.22 10.62% 55.55% 29.94%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 547  $                14,285.00 0.08% 0.13% 1.15% $1,244,611.67 -1.19% 37.32% 50.10%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 287  $                23,905.17 0.01% 60.86% 1.75% $1,367,318.28 18.98% 25.70% 55.45%
Education 38  $                       84.90 0.00% 0.06% 0.21% $39,800.68 -5.66% 48.14% 55.73%
Electrical Equipment 122  $                  2,267.16 0.00% 43.55% 1.00% $227,433.22 17.67% 40.78% 55.12%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 22  $                            -   #DIV/0! 0.00% 0.00% $5,868.62 -4.89% 30.52% 54.91%
Electronics (General) 157  $                  1,559.07 0.02% 41.48% 0.61% $257,223.74 6.67% 41.98% 43.87%
Engineering/Construction 61  $                     479.20 3.28% 52.79% 0.52% $92,680.32 2.54% 60.47% 42.04%
Entertainment 118  $                  3,229.24 0.00% 0.11% 0.39% $824,069.15 -2.87% 35.98% 68.06%
Environmental & Waste Services 86  $                  1,955.74 0.84% 94.76% 1.23% $159,488.36 6.21% 43.04% 50.43%
Farming/Agriculture 32  $                  2,396.13 0.00% 38.93% 1.53% $157,024.80 14.03% 38.49% 45.30%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 235  $                11,238.49 0.68% 23.86% 1.47% $763,548.02 64.28% 38.81% 27.74%
Food Processing 101  $                  9,542.67 1.74% 60.98% 2.27% $419,578.14 10.12% 45.96% 32.56%
Food Wholesalers 18  $                     935.40 0.00% 0.20% 1.69% $55,272.89 -5.03% 56.34% 58.03%
Furn/Home Furnishings 40  $                     579.58 0.00% 27.17% 1.17% $49,646.11 13.37% 43.67% 40.52%
Green & Renewable Energy 25  $                  1,042.50 0.00% 0.15% 3.26% $31,933.54 -20.59% 47.87% 56.04%
Healthcare Products 265  $                  5,920.83 0.00% 30.11% 0.47% $1,250,800.18 10.55% 46.78% 46.19%
Healthcare Support Services 129  $                11,192.24 0.14% 25.63% 1.22% $919,581.00 16.60% 46.56% 44.49%
Heathcare Information and Technology 139  $                  1,184.72 13.51% 10.55% 0.17% $717,648.57 14.11% 48.78% 42.45%
Homebuilding 30  $                     806.85 0.48% 7.58% 0.67% $121,040.74 17.70% 73.12% 36.56%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 32  $                     486.04 2.39% 10.91% 0.48% $100,806.98 70.64% 56.15% 49.21%
Hotel/Gaming 66  $                  4,006.64 2.15% 0.50% 1.00% $399,597.71 -30.40% 54.78% 43.69%
Household Products 140  $                12,825.92 0.00% 60.85% 1.93% $665,902.87 31.60% 34.72% 54.66%
Information Services 77  $                  8,851.72 0.02% 32.41% 0.51% $1,722,654.89 14.35% 57.58% 42.37%
Insurance (General) 21  $                  3,410.86 5.33% 192.79% 1.85% $184,254.75 1.49% 68.63% 30.12%
Insurance (Life) 26  $                  5,604.86 0.66% 37.95% 3.36% $166,674.96 5.61% 55.68% 30.68%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 55  $                  5,769.16 25.39% 38.39% 2.09% $276,321.04 9.19% 52.24% 22.93%
Investments & Asset Management 348  $                11,561.52 2.40% 52.70% 2.26% $510,840.03 12.35% 37.28% 28.85%
Machinery 125  $                  4,716.55 0.75% 45.37% 1.12% $422,335.84 12.65% 66.85% 34.28%
Metals & Mining 86  $                  1,378.46 0.00% 197.36% 1.26% $109,828.92 2.67% 21.74% 67.84%
Office Equipment & Services 22  $                     323.70 0.00% 91.77% 2.10% $15,432.41 6.36% 55.23% 31.11%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 3  $                25,769.92 0.00% 4.48% 7.30% $353,000.60 -6.19% 60.76% 26.39%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 278  $                  5,877.24 9.90% 1.68% 2.65% $221,949.95 -37.09% 30.29% 56.28%
Oil/Gas Distribution 57  $                25,204.45 0.00% 4.66% 9.78% $257,833.37 1.28% 41.30% 40.78%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 135  $                  9,148.14 0.00% 0.30% 4.67% $195,816.63 -26.63% 44.74% 50.27%
Packaging & Container 26  $                  2,504.20 0.00% 64.94% 1.69% $148,538.93 9.76% 63.84% 29.22%
Paper/Forest Products 15  $                     359.50 0.00% 117.52% 3.62% $9,919.81 4.69% 81.71% 35.67%
Power 55  $                21,765.11 0.00% 87.59% 3.10% $702,547.15 7.69% 67.35% 19.86%
Precious Metals 93  $                     708.32 0.43% 31.91% 1.09% $65,249.43 8.27% 16.79% 67.76%
Publishing & Newspapers 29  $                     495.49 -0.01% 0.54% 1.64% $30,206.51 -14.18% 48.47% 37.47%
R.E.I.T. 238  $                48,876.97 1.88% 430.49% 3.87% $1,262,844.50 2.17% 71.38% 32.40%
Real Estate (Development) 25  $                         0.03 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% $6,012.41 -0.13% 23.62% 60.70%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11  $                       24.80 0.00% 67.61% 0.56% $4,457.11 2.00% 39.56% 20.99%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 61  $                     344.26 0.33% 39.08% 0.51% $68,131.00 4.71% 34.03% 34.72%
Recreation 69  $                  1,042.23 8.40% 0.71% 0.86% $121,614.50 -7.19% 46.75% 56.40%
Reinsurance 2  $                     178.00 120.79% 36.15% 1.08% $16,513.90 2.42% 90.98% 25.23%
Restaurant/Dining 79  $                  7,071.93 0.00% 114.33% 1.60% $440,835.04 NA 60.10% 53.63%
Retail (Automotive) 30  $                     241.00 4.85% 3.72% 0.17% $144,407.04 36.28% 64.28% 42.82%
Retail (Building Supply) 15  $                  8,226.40 0.00% 45.51% 1.87% $441,067.33 0.27% 69.91% 40.60%
Retail (Distributors) 85  $                  2,290.69 15.49% 52.37% 1.35% $169,532.80 9.67% 55.18% 41.97%
Retail (General) 17  $                  9,631.73 0.00% 36.12% 1.25% $771,264.98 20.64% 67.15% 38.91%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14  $                     641.47 0.00% 12.85% 1.33% $48,064.88 30.63% 54.06% 37.72%
Retail (Online) 75  $                  1,214.00 0.00% 5.66% 0.06% $1,958,174.66 27.05% 39.21% 52.87%
Retail (Special Lines) 85  $                  4,493.09 2.03% 0.32% 1.36% $330,475.44 -0.64% 61.49% 49.01%
Rubber& Tires 3  $                       95.10 0.00% 0.07% 2.07% $4,586.06 -25.69% 71.58% 43.83%
Semiconductor 70  $                20,012.45 0.00% 42.10% 1.29% $1,555,904.54 22.13% 58.94% 37.26%
Semiconductor Equip 40  $                  2,233.34 0.00% 23.31% 0.79% $282,762.43 32.23% 64.28% 35.91%
Shipbuilding & Marine 11  $                       71.78 0.00% 0.16% 1.01% $7,108.74 -5.70% 52.47% 29.83%
Shoe 11  $                  1,649.52 0.00% 48.27% 0.67% $245,774.48 23.70% 76.64% 31.50%
Software (Entertainment) 101  $                     147.80 330.18% 0.26% 0.01% $2,246,029.50 17.71% 29.59% 62.61%
Software (Internet) 36  $                       14.00 0.00% 0.18% 0.01% $264,399.38 -11.23% 42.53% 32.73%
Software (System & Application) 388  $                20,728.83 37.21% 29.35% 0.51% $4,026,925.39 28.09% 46.83% 47.97%
Steel 32  $                  1,174.97 7.02% 0.65% 2.12% $55,407.94 -2.84% 59.14% 39.32%
Telecom (Wireless) 16  $                       99.96 0.75% 3.04% 0.06% $175,997.26 8.91% 49.86% 39.78%
Telecom. Equipment 96  $                  6,873.16 0.00% 64.71% 2.12% $324,063.68 17.10% 44.59% 43.11%
Telecom. Services 58  $                15,148.95 0.03% 51.92% 3.14% $482,192.64 11.27% 37.73% 43.53%
Tobacco 15  $                13,806.43 0.00% 164.95% 6.59% $209,420.78 -0.23% 42.92% 24.49%
Transportation 21  $                  4,475.70 0.00% 55.44% 1.70% $262,720.24 22.77% 61.51% 28.68%
Transportation (Railroads) 6  $                  4,404.10 0.00% 41.03% 1.52% $289,175.22 21.47% 79.76% 16.83%
Trucking 35  $                     480.32 22.59% 0.27% 0.26% $187,610.07 -17.70% 53.17% 38.78%
Utility (General) 16  $                10,447.20 0.00% 100.90% 3.61% $289,495.40 7.49% 81.59% 18.44%
Utility (Water) 17  $                     768.22 0.00% 66.37% 1.53% $50,225.24 8.25% 47.53% 35.96%
Total Market 7582  $              572,732.40 3.03% 71.31% 1.36% $41,995,781.21 8.25% 46.11% 41.21%
Total Market (without financials) 6253  $              481,759.79 3.09% 83.97% 1.26% $38,110,755.17 7.78% 47.46% 44.77%

Last Updated in January 2021
By Aswath Damodaran