Fundamental Growth in EPS by Sector

Data Used: S&P Capital IQ, Bloomberg and the Fed

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2014

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on which companies are included in each industry


Industry Name Number of Firms ROE Retention Ratio Fundamental Growth 
Advertising 65 16.51% 42.13% 6.96%
Aerospace/Defense 95 21.60% 67.85% 14.65%
Air Transport 25 42.68% 92.67% 39.55%
Apparel 70 17.87% 75.77% 13.54%
Auto & Truck 26 22.05% 86.71% 19.12%
Auto Parts 75 17.54% 86.32% 15.14%
Bank 7 15.03% 74.34% 11.17%
Banks (Regional) 721 9.52% 76.26% 7.26%
Beverage  47 27.62% 48.64% 13.44%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 19 18.28% 82.39% 15.06%
Biotechnology 349 6.77% 62.52% 4.23%
Broadcasting 30 74.10% 96.09% 71.20%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 49 9.25% 85.21% 7.88%
Building Materials 37 6.78% 67.47% 4.57%
Business & Consumer Services 179 12.48% 66.96% 8.36%
Cable TV 16 26.62% 79.59% 21.18%
Chemical (Basic) 47 8.80% 50.98% 4.48%
Chemical (Diversified) 10 24.33% 61.15% 14.88%
Chemical (Specialty) 100 22.10% 76.46% 16.90%
Coal & Related Energy 45 -14.66% NA NA
Computer Services 129 39.46% 79.63% 31.43%
Computer Software 273 21.53% 73.35% 15.79%
Computers/Peripherals 66 24.55% 73.41% 18.02%
Construction 18 3.62% 58.28% 2.11%
Diversified 20 13.06% 56.33% 7.36%
Educational Services 40 -0.13% NA NA
Electrical Equipment 135 13.67% 58.41% 7.98%
Electronics 191 7.98% 76.04% 6.07%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 26 25.66% 90.05% 23.11%
Engineering 56 7.61% 88.51% 6.74%
Entertainment 85 17.45% 81.22% 14.17%
Environmental & Waste Services 108 8.28% 35.07% 2.90%
Farming/Agriculture 29 4.82% 55.79% 2.69%
Financial Svcs. 76 15.50% 82.08% 12.72%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 17 6.45% 85.76% 5.53%
Food Processing 97 15.94% 59.24% 9.44%
Food Wholesalers 18 17.74% 44.78% 7.95%
Furn/Home Furnishings 36 12.99% 76.35% 9.92%
Healthcare Equipment 193 11.87% 62.58% 7.43%
Healthcare Facilities 47 26.29% 7.42% 1.95%
Healthcare Products 58 5.52% 82.32% 4.54%
Healthcare Services 126 13.14% 81.91% 10.76%
Heathcare Information and Technology 125 9.45% 72.54% 6.86%
Heavy Construction 46 22.00% 69.50% 15.29%
Homebuilding 32 32.64% 96.78% 31.59%
Hotel/Gaming 89 4.50% -67.01% -3.02%
Household Products 139 21.68% 2.78% 0.60%
Information Services 71 22.24% 78.81% 17.53%
Insurance (General) 26 4.08% 79.44% 3.24%
Insurance (Life) 27 6.08% 58.74% 3.57%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 53 14.34% 81.15% 11.64%
Internet software and services 330 11.75% 97.07% 11.41%
Investment Co. 65 9.68% 69.43% 6.72%
Machinery 141 15.70% 73.68% 11.57%
Metals & Mining 134 6.26% -47.59% -2.98%
Office Equipment & Services 30 19.42% 28.59% 5.55%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 8 18.31% 69.11% 12.65%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 411 6.74% 55.31% 3.73%
Oil/Gas Distribution 80 12.66% -18.15% -2.30%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 163 13.18% 71.51% 9.42%
Packaging & Container 24 15.61% 66.79% 10.42%
Paper/Forest Products 21 15.98% 65.13% 10.40%
Pharma & Drugs 138 19.71% 54.90% 10.82%
Power 106 8.70% 23.50% 2.04%
Precious Metals 166 -8.92% NA NA
Publshing & Newspapers 52 7.05% 14.79% 1.04%
R.E.I.T. 46 12.55% 15.93% 2.00%
Railroad 10 19.85% 69.81% 13.85%
Real Estate (Development) 22 -4.29% NA NA
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 1.02% -14.10% -0.14%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 47 19.84% 80.70% 16.01%
Recreation 70 18.03% 47.48% 8.56%
Reinsurance 3 6.05% 90.84% 5.50%
Restaurant 84 27.46% 45.81% 12.58%
Retail (Automotive) 30 30.79% 94.20% 29.01%
Retail (Building Supply) 7 23.12% 62.37% 14.42%
Retail (Distributors) 87 12.92% 64.73% 8.36%
Retail (General) 21 17.68% 64.71% 11.44%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 21 10.91% 35.11% 3.83%
Retail (Internet) 47 18.36% 95.72% 17.57%
Retail (Special Lines) 137 17.29% 75.77% 13.10%
Rubber& Tires 4 45.41% 93.92% 42.65%
Semiconductor 104 13.14% 52.47% 6.90%
Semiconductor Equip 51 -1.21% NA NA
Shipbuilding & Marine 14 0.37% -121.75% -0.45%
Shoe 14 24.27% 75.83% 18.41%
Steel 37 -6.67% NA NA
Telecom (Wireless) 28 -15.63% NA NA
Telecom. Equipment 131 15.67% 68.12% 10.67%
Telecom. Services 82 5.78% -74.84% -4.32%
Thrift 223 NA 98.97% NA
Tobacco 12 214.71% 31.05% 66.66%
Transportation 22 14.75% 34.62% 5.10%
Trucking 28 16.01% 88.22% 14.13%
Utility (General) 20 7.34% 7.41% 0.54%
Utility (Water) 20 9.95% 47.27% 4.70%
Total Market 7766 15.68% 66.84% 10.48%

 



Last updated in January 2014
By Aswath Damodaran