Price and Value to Book Ratio 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 PBV ROE EV/ Invested Capital ROIC
Advertising 61 5.73 2.93% 7.01 51.51%
Aerospace/Defense 72 4.44 8.54% 4.24 19.11%
Air Transport 17 3.22 -47.03% 1.76 -16.07%
Apparel 51 4.11 -8.19% 3.07 7.54%
Auto & Truck 19 7.58 4.49% 2.58 1.17%
Auto Parts 52 4.78 -14.31% 3.03 6.46%
Bank (Money Center) 7 1.00 7.41% 1.12 -0.01%
Banks (Regional) 598 1.08 8.22% 1.29 -0.08%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 23 3.45 10.10% 3.52 14.43%
Beverage (Soft) 41 8.50 28.86% 6.17 26.74%
Broadcasting 29 1.58 0.24% 1.94 16.92%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 39 1.52 12.08% 1.20 0.00%
Building Materials 42 4.98 20.54% 4.85 24.17%
Business & Consumer Services 169 5.85 6.81% 6.31 18.33%
Cable TV 13 3.13 11.47% 2.69 11.09%
Chemical (Basic) 48 2.96 -1.82% 2.14 9.53%
Chemical (Diversified) 5 2.18 13.25% 1.91 5.93%
Chemical (Specialty) 97 3.10 2.50% 3.30 11.84%
Coal & Related Energy 29 1.36 -41.66% 1.19 -7.50%
Computer Services 116 4.00 13.50% 4.56 22.98%
Computers/Peripherals 52 22.90 50.53% 9.54 27.82%
Construction Supplies 46 3.82 13.20% 2.77 9.93%
Diversified 29 1.86 10.62% 1.92 13.44%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 547 7.18 -1.19% 3.53 6.22%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 287 5.04 18.98% 3.52 20.31%
Education 38 2.92 -5.66% 3.34 9.89%
Electrical Equipment 122 6.28 17.67% 6.26 22.12%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 22 4.26 -4.89% 2.70 4.66%
Electronics (General) 157 4.14 6.67% 3.91 11.08%
Engineering/Construction 61 2.32 2.54% 3.47 14.85%
Entertainment 118 5.49 -2.87% 6.72 7.96%
Environmental & Waste Services 86 4.68 6.21% 5.58 19.19%
Farming/Agriculture 32 3.21 14.03% 1.98 9.12%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 235 2.23 64.28% 1.07 0.40%
Food Processing 101 2.57 10.12% 3.42 17.53%
Food Wholesalers 18 5.02 -5.03% 3.44 8.89%
Furn/Home Furnishings 40 2.68 13.37% 2.59 14.59%
Green & Renewable Energy 25 1.68 -20.59% 1.39 6.89%
Healthcare Products 265 5.77 10.55% 6.54 13.22%
Healthcare Support Services 129 2.91 16.60% 4.92 35.27%
Heathcare Information and Technology 139 7.12 14.11% 7.99 16.35%
Homebuilding 30 1.75 17.70% 1.69 13.58%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 32 5.78 70.64% 2.51 13.18%
Hotel/Gaming 66 6.10 -30.40% 2.77 -5.24%
Household Products 140 9.06 31.60% 8.28 34.99%
Information Services 77 8.38 14.35% 12.28 24.34%
Insurance (General) 21 1.45 1.49% 1.56 9.26%
Insurance (Life) 26 0.59 5.61% 0.74 4.33%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 55 1.54 9.19% 1.56 10.74%
Investments & Asset Management 348 2.05 12.35% 1.97 7.24%
Machinery 125 4.55 12.65% 5.59 21.42%
Metals & Mining 86 3.29 2.67% 2.51 10.75%
Office Equipment & Services 22 2.60 6.36% 2.43 12.84%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 3 1.05 -6.19% 1.03 -2.33%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 278 1.21 -37.09% 1.13 -6.33%
Oil/Gas Distribution 57 1.24 1.28% 1.18 9.01%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 135 1.30 -26.63% 1.33 1.29%
Packaging & Container 26 3.76 9.76% 2.91 12.25%
Paper/Forest Products 15 1.61 4.69% 1.52 8.38%
Power 55 1.90 7.69% 1.48 6.80%
Precious Metals 93 2.19 8.27% 2.26 9.87%
Publishing & Newspapers 29 2.07 -14.18% 2.46 10.48%
R.E.I.T. 238 2.11 2.17% 1.49 2.05%
Real Estate (Development) 25 1.19 -0.13% 1.12 -1.41%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 1.19 2.00% 1.17 1.96%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 61 3.21 4.71% 3.02 7.97%
Recreation 69 10.37 -7.19% 5.16 8.65%
Reinsurance 2 0.75 2.42% 0.79 3.74%
Restaurant/Dining 79 NA NA 5.82 7.24%
Retail (Automotive) 30 5.99 36.28% 2.65 10.10%
Retail (Building Supply) 15 40.07 0.27% 7.97 37.47%
Retail (Distributors) 85 3.39 9.67% 2.54 11.67%
Retail (General) 17 5.43 20.64% 3.98 14.67%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 2.51 30.63% 1.65 9.63%
Retail (Online) 75 18.62 27.05% 7.52 11.04%
Retail (Special Lines) 85 5.51 -0.64% 2.88 5.29%
Rubber& Tires 3 1.04 -25.69% 0.93 0.01%
Semiconductor 70 6.87 22.13% 4.87 17.39%
Semiconductor Equip 40 7.87 32.23% 6.06 27.89%
Shipbuilding & Marine 11 1.13 -5.70% 1.20 3.74%
Shoe 11 14.87 23.70% 11.77 20.90%
Software (Entertainment) 101 6.23 17.71% 4.88 14.73%
Software (Internet) 36 15.19 -11.23% 11.15 6.66%
Software (System & Application) 388 14.07 28.09% 10.37 22.28%
Steel 32 1.55 -2.84% 1.53 5.81%
Telecom (Wireless) 16 2.36 8.91% 1.74 10.22%
Telecom. Equipment 96 4.84 17.10% 4.44 21.80%
Telecom. Services 58 1.73 11.27% 1.85 13.78%
Tobacco 15 NA -0.23% 6.79 45.33%
Transportation 21 6.77 22.77% 3.95 13.32%
Transportation (Railroads) 6 5.82 21.47% 3.23 12.97%
Trucking 35 4.81 -17.70% 2.57 -4.04%
Utility (General) 16 1.84 7.49% 1.48 6.79%
Utility (Water) 17 3.51 8.25% 2.38 6.05%
Total Market 7582 3.81 8.25% 2.40 6.05%
Total Market (without financials) 6253 4.75 7.78% 3.42 10.58%

Last Updated in January 2021
By Aswath Damodaran