Fundamental Growth in EPS 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 ROE Retention Ratio Fundamental Growth 
Advertising 61 2.93% -812.85% -23.84%
Aerospace/Defense 72 8.54% -20.55% -1.76%
Air Transport 17 -47.03% 99.91% -46.99%
Apparel 51 -8.19% 99.68% -8.16%
Auto & Truck 19 4.49% 35.42% 1.59%
Auto Parts 52 -14.31% 99.58% -14.25%
Bank (Money Center) 7 7.41% 53.05% 3.93%
Banks (Regional) 598 8.22% 55.65% 4.57%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 23 10.10% 58.42% 5.90%
Beverage (Soft) 41 28.86% 25.81% 7.45%
Broadcasting 29 0.24% 99.83% 0.24%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 39 12.08% 79.16% 9.56%
Building Materials 42 20.54% 78.51% 16.13%
Business & Consumer Services 169 6.81% 34.13% 2.32%
Cable TV 13 11.47% 73.80% 8.46%
Chemical (Basic) 48 -1.82% 99.56% -1.81%
Chemical (Diversified) 5 13.25% 48.16% 6.38%
Chemical (Specialty) 97 2.50% -63.69% -1.59%
Coal & Related Energy 29 -41.66% 97.76% -40.73%
Computer Services 116 13.50% 24.43% 3.30%
Computers/Peripherals 52 50.53% 73.17% 36.97%
Construction Supplies 46 13.20% 50.15% 6.62%
Diversified 29 10.62% 85.68% 9.10%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 547 -1.19% 99.87% -1.19%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 287 18.98% 39.14% 7.43%
Education 38 -5.66% 99.94% -5.66%
Electrical Equipment 122 17.67% 56.45% 9.97%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 22 -4.89% 100.00% -4.89%
Electronics (General) 157 6.67% 58.52% 3.90%
Engineering/Construction 61 2.54% 47.21% 1.20%
Entertainment 118 -2.87% 99.89% -2.86%
Environmental & Waste Services 86 6.21% 5.24% 0.33%
Farming/Agriculture 32 14.03% 61.07% 8.57%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 235 64.28% 76.14% 48.94%
Food Processing 101 10.12% 39.02% 3.95%
Food Wholesalers 18 -5.03% 99.80% -5.02%
Furn/Home Furnishings 40 13.37% 72.83% 9.74%
Green & Renewable Energy 25 -20.59% 99.85% -20.56%
Healthcare Products 265 10.55% 69.89% 7.37%
Healthcare Support Services 129 16.60% 74.37% 12.34%
Heathcare Information and Technology 139 14.11% 89.45% 12.62%
Homebuilding 30 17.70% 92.42% 16.36%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 32 70.64% 89.09% 62.93%
Hotel/Gaming 66 -30.40% 99.50% -30.25%
Household Products 140 31.60% 39.15% 12.37%
Information Services 77 14.35% 67.59% 9.70%
Insurance (General) 21 1.49% -92.79% -1.38%
Insurance (Life) 26 5.61% 62.05% 3.48%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 55 9.19% 61.61% 5.66%
Investments & Asset Management 348 12.35% 47.30% 5.84%
Machinery 125 12.65% 54.63% 6.91%
Metals & Mining 86 2.67% -97.36% -2.60%
Office Equipment & Services 22 6.36% 8.23% 0.52%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 3 -6.19% 95.52% -5.91%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 278 -37.09% 98.32% -36.46%
Oil/Gas Distribution 57 1.28% 95.34% 1.22%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 135 -26.63% 99.70% -26.55%
Packaging & Container 26 9.76% 35.06% 3.42%
Paper/Forest Products 15 4.69% -17.52% -0.82%
Power 55 7.69% 12.41% 0.95%
Precious Metals 93 8.27% 68.09% 5.63%
Publishing & Newspapers 29 -14.18% 99.46% -14.11%
R.E.I.T. 238 2.17% -330.49% -7.17%
Real Estate (Development) 25 -0.13% 100.00% -0.13%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 2.00% 32.39% 0.65%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 61 4.71% 60.92% 2.87%
Recreation 69 -7.19% 99.29% -7.14%
Reinsurance 2 2.42% 63.85% 1.54%
Restaurant/Dining 79 NA -14.33% NA
Retail (Automotive) 30 36.28% 96.28% 34.92%
Retail (Building Supply) 15 0.27% 54.49% 0.15%
Retail (Distributors) 85 9.67% 47.63% 4.61%
Retail (General) 17 20.64% 63.88% 13.19%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 30.63% 87.15% 26.69%
Retail (Online) 75 27.05% 94.34% 25.52%
Retail (Special Lines) 85 -0.64% 99.68% -0.64%
Rubber& Tires 3 -25.69% 99.93% -25.67%
Semiconductor 70 22.13% 57.90% 12.81%
Semiconductor Equip 40 32.23% 76.69% 24.72%
Shipbuilding & Marine 11 -5.70% 99.84% -5.69%
Shoe 11 23.70% 51.73% 12.26%
Software (Entertainment) 101 17.71% 99.74% 17.67%
Software (Internet) 36 -11.23% 99.82% -11.21%
Software (System & Application) 388 28.09% 70.65% 19.84%
Steel 32 -2.84% 99.35% -2.82%
Telecom (Wireless) 16 8.91% 96.96% 8.64%
Telecom. Equipment 96 17.10% 35.29% 6.04%
Telecom. Services 58 11.27% 48.08% 5.42%
Tobacco 15 -0.23% -64.95% 0.15%
Transportation 21 22.77% 44.56% 10.14%
Transportation (Railroads) 6 21.47% 58.97% 12.66%
Trucking 35 -17.70% 99.73% -17.65%
Utility (General) 16 7.49% -0.90% -0.07%
Utility (Water) 17 8.25% 28.69% 2.37%
Total Market 7582 8.25% 28.69% 2.37%
Total Market (without financials) 6253 7.78% 16.03% 1.25%


Last updated in January 2021
By Aswath Damodaran