Insider and Institutional Holdings 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 CEO Holding Institutional Holdings Insider Holdings
Advertising 61 4.88% 30.37% 17.91%
Aerospace/Defense 72 2.57% 53.43% 10.19%
Air Transport 17 3.20% 64.91% 7.32%
Apparel 51 7.58% 48.69% 18.92%
Auto & Truck 19 8.75% 45.17% 15.83%
Auto Parts 52 3.81% 49.79% 11.04%
Bank (Money Center) 7 0.07% 67.57% 4.95%
Banks (Regional) 598 1.74% 36.91% 11.13%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 23 2.80% 44.43% 12.39%
Beverage (Soft) 41 5.79% 25.32% 13.52%
Broadcasting 29 7.57% 50.38% 19.81%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 39 6.34% 62.96% 14.56%
Building Materials 42 0.83% 65.81% 7.11%
Business & Consumer Services 169 6.45% 51.09% 17.30%
Cable TV 13 0.72% 52.85% 11.04%
Chemical (Basic) 48 9.23% 41.50% 24.16%
Chemical (Diversified) 5 1.56% 58.66% 4.74%
Chemical (Specialty) 97 1.34% 55.43% 10.61%
Coal & Related Energy 29 5.22% 30.87% 15.51%
Computer Services 116 9.46% 54.21% 19.07%
Computers/Peripherals 52 3.45% 44.93% 9.16%
Construction Supplies 46 5.11% 67.54% 10.18%
Diversified 29 5.03% 55.55% 8.53%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 547 3.07% 37.32% 8.82%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 287 4.87% 25.70% 13.85%
Education 38 3.64% 48.14% 14.69%
Electrical Equipment 122 6.04% 40.78% 17.15%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 22 5.00% 30.52% 13.55%
Electronics (General) 157 5.34% 41.98% 13.17%
Engineering/Construction 61 6.45% 60.47% 13.70%
Entertainment 118 6.87% 35.98% 19.44%
Environmental & Waste Services 86 5.49% 43.04% 15.54%
Farming/Agriculture 32 5.81% 38.49% 15.96%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 235 3.13% 38.81% 12.64%
Food Processing 101 7.35% 45.96% 17.30%
Food Wholesalers 18 8.25% 56.34% 23.45%
Furn/Home Furnishings 40 8.68% 43.67% 21.00%
Green & Renewable Energy 25 8.55% 47.87% 12.72%
Healthcare Products 265 4.00% 46.78% 11.71%
Healthcare Support Services 129 7.33% 46.56% 16.57%
Heathcare Information and Technology 139 3.91% 48.78% 12.78%
Homebuilding 30 7.99% 73.12% 16.21%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 32 1.70% 56.15% 10.50%
Hotel/Gaming 66 6.11% 54.78% 13.97%
Household Products 140 12.76% 34.72% 24.71%
Information Services 77 7.13% 57.58% 11.68%
Insurance (General) 21 1.60% 68.63% 11.08%
Insurance (Life) 26 1.29% 55.68% 4.96%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 55 2.73% 52.24% 14.18%
Investments & Asset Management 348 11.56% 37.28% 14.41%
Machinery 125 3.30% 66.85% 9.93%
Metals & Mining 86 11.24% 21.74% 16.96%
Office Equipment & Services 22 3.26% 55.23% 8.21%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 3 0.02% 60.76% 0.14%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 278 6.77% 30.29% 13.80%
Oil/Gas Distribution 57 3.12% 41.30% 6.57%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 135 4.05% 44.74% 10.10%
Packaging & Container 26 0.86% 63.84% 7.70%
Paper/Forest Products 15 0.29% 81.71% 1.35%
Power 55 2.31% 67.35% 4.46%
Precious Metals 93 7.88% 16.79% 19.44%
Publishing & Newspapers 29 1.76% 48.47% 11.96%
R.E.I.T. 238 1.63% 71.38% 3.97%
Real Estate (Development) 25 23.31% 23.62% 37.19%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 1.18% 39.56% 9.14%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 61 14.81% 34.03% 26.09%
Recreation 69 8.38% 46.75% 19.18%
Reinsurance 2 0.27% 90.98% 1.87%
Restaurant/Dining 79 4.92% 60.10% 12.63%
Retail (Automotive) 30 3.27% 64.28% 6.64%
Retail (Building Supply) 15 1.40% 69.91% 6.28%
Retail (Distributors) 85 7.90% 55.18% 17.74%
Retail (General) 17 0.91% 67.15% 6.94%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 7.41% 54.06% 18.61%
Retail (Online) 75 9.47% 39.21% 21.83%
Retail (Special Lines) 85 3.85% 61.49% 11.98%
Rubber& Tires 3 3.98% 71.58% 4.94%
Semiconductor 70 1.83% 58.94% 7.51%
Semiconductor Equip 40 2.03% 64.28% 8.84%
Shipbuilding & Marine 11 10.17% 52.47% 16.09%
Shoe 11 1.07% 76.64% 6.65%
Software (Entertainment) 101 6.77% 29.59% 17.51%
Software (Internet) 36 6.19% 42.53% 20.36%
Software (System & Application) 388 6.53% 46.83% 15.73%
Steel 32 0.88% 59.14% 6.54%
Telecom (Wireless) 16 7.75% 49.86% 14.41%
Telecom. Equipment 96 5.05% 44.59% 13.44%
Telecom. Services 58 4.50% 37.73% 18.07%
Tobacco 15 4.07% 42.92% 8.65%
Transportation 21 8.65% 61.51% 12.78%
Transportation (Railroads) 6 0.06% 79.76% 0.22%
Trucking 35 2.29% 53.17% 18.76%
Utility (General) 16 0.10% 81.59% 0.52%
Utility (Water) 17 1.69% 47.53% 4.56%
Total Market 7582 4.79% 46.11% 12.85%
Total Market (without financials) 6253 4.81% 47.46% 12.96%


Last Updated in January 2021
By Aswath Damodaran