Insider and Institutional Holdings by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2019

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on which companies are included in each industry


Industry Name Number of Firms CEO Holding Institutional Holdings Insider Holdings
Advertising 48 6.02% 33.30% 12.06%
Aerospace/Defense 85 3.07% 56.84% 11.97%
Air Transport 18 2.41% 73.51% 5.52%
Apparel 50 8.79% 54.55% 17.91%
Auto & Truck 14 9.08% 67.85% 14.92%
Auto Parts 52 4.10% 59.24% 13.25%
Bank (Money Center) 10 0.34% 50.29% 5.83%
Banks (Regional) 633 2.04% 36.43% 13.84%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 31 3.50% 40.05% 11.98%
Beverage (Soft) 37 2.51% 21.78% 13.02%
Broadcasting 24 8.41% 60.02% 23.09%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 38 4.29% 68.75% 12.08%
Building Materials 42 2.14% 69.26% 9.36%
Business & Consumer Services 168 6.40% 49.88% 16.81%
Cable TV 14 0.43% 58.85% 9.90%
Chemical (Basic) 39 8.85% 41.50% 16.64%
Chemical (Diversified) 6 1.28% 75.73% 2.86%
Chemical (Specialty) 89 1.89% 56.20% 8.51%
Coal & Related Energy 23 3.31% 32.58% 14.80%
Computer Services 119 5.26% 47.34% 14.89%
Computers/Peripherals 57 3.47% 46.61% 12.13%
Construction Supplies 48 5.94% 70.33% 8.26%
Diversified 23 3.41% 64.68% 5.44%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 481 3.68% 37.36% 10.47%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 237 4.23% 29.17% 13.16%
Education 35 7.63% 47.03% 17.05%
Electrical Equipment 116 5.15% 35.09% 17.83%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 19 14.57% 26.00% 34.29%
Electronics (General) 160 4.59% 42.57% 15.85%
Engineering/Construction 52 4.10% 65.11% 9.14%
Entertainment 120 9.34% 43.96% 18.50%
Environmental & Waste Services 91 7.10% 39.34% 16.96%
Farming/Agriculture 33 3.46% 49.99% 10.43%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 259 4.15% 38.64% 14.40%
Food Processing 83 9.75% 48.37% 17.01%
Food Wholesalers 18 6.80% 58.65% 18.45%
Furn/Home Furnishings 30 10.33% 52.79% 20.35%
Green & Renewable Energy 21 11.38% 40.17% 23.38%
Healthcare Products 248 4.46% 42.52% 13.68%
Healthcare Support Services 111 7.28% 49.41% 17.97%
Heathcare Information and Technology 119 6.87% 51.04% 18.59%
Homebuilding 31 6.47% 74.15% 12.07%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 34 5.35% 60.39% 13.53%
Hotel/Gaming 70 7.67% 59.66% 19.43%
Household Products 141 12.84% 35.01% 24.49%
Information Services 71 6.11% 61.64% 12.40%
Insurance (General) 20 2.38% 69.66% 10.56%
Insurance (Life) 23 0.69% 71.30% 3.69%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50 2.32% 60.01% 15.01%
Investments & Asset Management 172 9.77% 43.58% 14.97%
Machinery 127 2.43% 67.42% 10.50%
Metals & Mining 94 9.93% 17.18% 23.15%
Office Equipment & Services 24 3.43% 54.91% 7.63%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 5 0.01% 68.45% 0.16%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 301 6.32% 38.55% 12.94%
Oil/Gas Distribution 20 6.45% 52.81% 12.40%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 134 3.59% 60.09% 9.49%
Packaging & Container 27 8.52% 72.77% 14.86%
Paper/Forest Products 20 0.75% 64.23% 1.42%
Power 51 0.78% 66.73% 5.18%
Precious Metals 91 6.27% 22.32% 16.75%
Publishing & Newspapers 33 1.76% 63.61% 13.51%
R.E.I.T. 238 1.55% 75.53% 4.46%
Real Estate (Development) 18 12.35% 42.23% 23.44%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 9.05% 51.86% 18.69%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 59 11.18% 37.85% 21.50%
Recreation 72 8.67% 53.53% 17.53%
Reinsurance 2 0.24% 90.52% 2.26%
Restaurant/Dining 78 5.30% 63.59% 14.07%
Retail (Automotive) 24 1.19% 73.76% 6.93%
Retail (Building Supply) 17 2.12% 75.03% 8.25%
Retail (Distributors) 88 7.99% 57.18% 16.28%
Retail (General) 19 4.01% 76.94% 7.23%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 12 14.46% 50.67% 25.41%
Retail (Online) 79 9.67% 48.74% 23.81%
Retail (Special Lines) 91 3.56% 64.60% 12.41%
Rubber& Tires 4 4.62% 53.06% 4.71%
Semiconductor 72 2.18% 61.20% 8.95%
Semiconductor Equip 41 2.14% 62.87% 8.48%
Shipbuilding & Marine 9 17.53% 35.82% 27.39%
Shoe 10 2.38% 69.96% 7.80%
Software (Entertainment) 92 8.32% 36.27% 21.51%
Software (Internet) 44 7.29% 49.32% 14.50%
Software (System & Application) 355 6.93% 45.24% 16.42%
Steel 37 2.81% 61.37% 6.36%
Telecom (Wireless) 21 1.13% 47.82% 5.77%
Telecom. Equipment 98 4.61% 50.87% 12.17%
Telecom. Services 67 4.60% 34.01% 13.91%
Tobacco 17 3.01% 40.20% 19.36%
Transportation 19 6.10% 81.54% 8.68%
Transportation (Railroads) 10 0.13% 60.35% 0.54%
Trucking 28 3.77% 64.73% 18.98%
Utility (General) 18 0.11% 77.24% 0.53%
Utility (Water) 19 0.56% 43.25% 9.38%
Total Market  7209 4.88% 48.49% 13.60%
Total Market (without financials) 6004 5.13% 49.94% 13.56%


Last Updated in January 2019
By Aswath Damodaran