Fundamental Growth in EPS by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2017

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on which companies are included in each industry


Industry Name Number of Firms ROE Retention Ratio Fundamental Growth 
Advertising 41 -1.06% 53.10% -0.56%
Aerospace/Defense 96 24.21% 63.55% 15.39%
Air Transport 18 41.28% 91.48% 37.76%
Apparel 58 14.39% 61.02% 8.78%
Auto & Truck 15 31.51% 71.56% 22.55%
Auto Parts 63 20.38% 87.79% 17.89%
Bank (Money Center) 10 9.46% 79.06% 7.48%
Banks (Regional) 645 9.03% 69.45% 6.27%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 25 18.57% 69.41% 12.89%
Beverage (Soft) 36 32.48% 41.51% 13.48%
Broadcasting 30 25.85% 78.43% 20.27%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 45 8.48% 75.84% 6.43%
Building Materials 41 25.65% 84.75% 21.74%
Business & Consumer Services 165 14.54% 62.77% 9.13%
Cable TV 14 25.41% 81.80% 20.78%
Chemical (Basic) 45 8.84% 28.47% 2.52%
Chemical (Diversified) 8 30.24% 67.43% 20.39%
Chemical (Specialty) 100 11.26% 39.49% 4.45%
Coal & Related Energy 38 -33.82% 98.37% -33.27%
Computer Services 117 30.69% 64.14% 19.69%
Computers/Peripherals 55 25.00% 71.71% 17.92%
Construction Supplies 51 10.63% 32.09% 3.41%
Diversified 24 10.52% 69.70% 7.33%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 426 16.78% 53.98% 9.06%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 164 13.91% 17.24% 2.40%
Education 36 3.10% 76.57% 2.38%
Electrical Equipment 119 14.25% 45.96% 6.55%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 24 -4.36% 99.93% -4.35%
Electronics (General) 164 9.22% 76.70% 7.07%
Engineering/Construction 48 2.11% 53.89% 1.14%
Entertainment 79 19.56% 70.77% 13.84%
Environmental & Waste Services 89 9.84% 32.71% 3.22%
Farming/Agriculture 37 11.57% 60.78% 7.03%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 258 -0.10% 81.01% -0.08%
Food Processing 87 10.91% 43.94% 4.79%
Food Wholesalers 16 12.37% 45.67% 5.65%
Furn/Home Furnishings 30 18.61% 80.21% 14.93%
Green & Renewable Energy 25 -5.99% 99.02% -5.93%
Healthcare Products 254 11.90% 71.52% 8.51%
Healthcare Support Services 121 16.46% 81.24% 13.37%
Heathcare Information and Technology 125 10.83% 90.06% 9.75%
Homebuilding 33 13.12% 92.95% 12.20%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 38 4.97% 70.65% 3.51%
Hotel/Gaming 69 12.73% 31.06% 3.96%
Household Products 129 22.77% 31.93% 7.27%
Information Services 64 20.36% 72.29% 14.72%
Insurance (General) 19 3.39% 42.59% 1.44%
Insurance (Life) 22 8.06% 69.73% 5.62%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50 9.94% 68.62% 6.82%
Investments & Asset Management 156 10.85% 46.39% 5.03%
Machinery 127 13.18% 62.46% 8.23%
Metals & Mining 97 -43.33% 99.80% -43.24%
Office Equipment & Services 24 25.15% 60.33% 15.18%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 7 0.49% 98.62% 0.48%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 330 -39.05% 99.11% -38.70%
Oil/Gas Distribution 78 1.92% -548.42% -10.54%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 148 -8.40% 98.03% -8.24%
Packaging & Container 26 14.71% 46.83% 6.89%
Paper/Forest Products 23 29.90% 86.87% 25.98%
Power 68 4.37% -54.13% -2.36%
Precious Metals 109 -9.47% 99.22% -9.40%
Publishing & Newspapers 37 3.74% -16.68% -0.62%
R.E.I.T. 238 8.56% -18.03% -1.54%
Real Estate (Development) 18 9.17% 99.93% 9.17%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 1.85% 34.20% 0.63%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 54 11.25% 88.51% 9.95%
Recreation 66 18.30% 35.04% 6.41%
Reinsurance 3 9.41% 92.38% 8.70%
Restaurant/Dining 86 39.80% 49.33% 19.63%
Retail (Automotive) 25 35.64% 91.93% 32.77%
Retail (Building Supply) 6 59.16% 55.97% 33.11%
Retail (Distributors) 88 13.95% 64.28% 8.97%
Retail (General) 19 16.91% 54.05% 9.14%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 23.74% 78.62% 18.66%
Retail (Online) 57 15.04% 95.26% 14.33%
Retail (Special Lines) 108 15.51% 62.97% 9.77%
Rubber& Tires 4 10.76% 82.06% 8.83%
Semiconductor 80 14.24% 49.02% 6.98%
Semiconductor Equip 45 15.32% 70.59% 10.81%
Shipbuilding & Marine 11 -6.56% 99.90% -6.55%
Shoe 10 24.95% 74.62% 18.62%
Software (Entertainment) 13 13.95% 89.77% 12.53%
Software (Internet) 297 9.62% 94.45% 9.09%
Software (System & Application) 236 15.00% 48.49% 7.27%
Steel 38 -17.15% 99.29% -17.03%
Telecom (Wireless) 17 -3.91% 99.51% -3.89%
Telecom. Equipment 107 14.19% 55.83% 7.92%
Telecom. Services 67 19.89% 31.09% 6.18%
Tobacco 22 -14.86% 23.72% -3.52%
Transportation 17 30.14% 57.54% 17.34%
Transportation (Railroads) 7 16.27% 59.05% 9.61%
Trucking 30 15.68% 86.04% 13.49%
Utility (General) 18 9.57% 22.45% 2.15%
Utility (Water) 22 10.38% 43.91% 4.56%
Total Market 7330 10.38% 43.91% 4.56%
Total Market (without financials) 6100 10.24% 33.55% 3.44%


Last updated in January 2017
By Aswath Damodaran