Price and Value to Book Ratio by Sector

Data Used: S&P Capital IQ, Bloomberg and the Fed

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2014

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on which companies are included in each industry


Industry Name Number of firms PBV ROE EV/ Invested Capital ROIC
Advertising 65 4.68 16.51% 6.18 51.55%
Aerospace/Defense 95 4.17 21.60% 9.05 57.83%
Air Transport 25 7.62 42.68% 2.25 13.27%
Apparel 70 4.43 17.87% 3.58 22.17%
Auto & Truck 26 2.48 22.05% 1.50 7.72%
Auto Parts 75 2.33 17.54% 2.45 25.08%
Bank 7 1.48 15.03% 1.36 0.00%
Banks (Regional) 721 1.27 9.52% 1.32 NA
Beverage  47 5.68 27.62% 4.79 27.28%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 19 2.69 18.28% 3.04 12.86%
Biotechnology 349 7.88 6.77% 7.56 12.92%
Broadcasting 30 3.11 74.10% 3.35 26.24%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 49 1.25 9.25% 1.08 0.29%
Building Materials 37 3.61 6.78% 3.33 14.44%
Business & Consumer Services 179 3.71 12.48% 4.27 23.39%
Cable TV 16 5.81 26.62% 2.93 20.34%
Chemical (Basic) 47 2.30 8.80% 2.18 14.86%
Chemical (Diversified) 10 3.06 24.33% 2.94 13.69%
Chemical (Specialty) 100 3.59 22.10% 4.20 29.31%
Coal & Related Energy 45 1.52 -14.66% 1.26 2.53%
Computer Services 129 5.54 39.46% 6.86 57.15%
Computer Software 273 4.16 21.53% 6.70 46.27%
Computers/Peripherals 66 3.39 24.55% 3.59 42.04%
Construction 18 2.74 3.62% 2.88 5.61%
Diversified 20 2.46 13.06% 1.68 4.94%
Educational Services 40 2.05 -0.13% 2.38 13.61%
Electrical Equipment 135 4.00 13.67% 6.20 35.15%
Electronics 191 2.09 7.98% 2.43 11.52%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 26 1.57 25.66% 2.29 16.85%
Engineering 56 1.84 7.61% 2.82 21.76%
Entertainment 85 3.07 17.45% 4.47 29.60%
Environmental & Waste Services 108 2.69 8.28% 3.38 20.22%
Farming/Agriculture 29 1.39 4.82% 1.32 7.16%
Financial Svcs. 76 2.56 15.50% 1.64 1.74%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 17 0.84 6.45% 1.02 0.17%
Food Processing 97 3.38 15.94% 4.30 25.29%
Food Wholesalers 18 3.51 17.74% 3.34 25.57%
Furn/Home Furnishings 36 2.71 12.99% 2.77 19.31%
Healthcare Equipment 193 3.26 11.87% 4.02 29.20%
Healthcare Facilities 47 4.77 26.29% 2.00 14.54%
Healthcare Products 58 3.21 5.52% 4.39 14.47%
Healthcare Services 126 2.36 13.14% 4.85 38.67%
Heathcare Information and Technology 125 3.89 9.45% 5.89 21.23%
Heavy Construction 46 3.28 22.00% 2.13 13.10%
Homebuilding 32 1.93 32.64% 1.52 10.22%
Hotel/Gaming 89 3.33 4.50% 2.21 10.37%
Household Products 139 4.49 21.68% 5.74 37.25%
Information Services 71 5.72 22.24% 8.98 47.15%
Insurance (General) 26 0.93 4.08% 1.02 6.06%
Insurance (Life) 27 1.20 6.08% 1.19 6.11%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 53 1.31 14.34% 1.31 11.86%
Internet software and services 330 5.09 11.75% 6.80 21.66%
Investment Co. 65 1.14 9.68% 1.21 2.15%
Machinery 141 3.23 15.70% 4.51 28.02%
Metals & Mining 134 1.63 6.26% 1.51 15.12%
Office Equipment & Services 30 4.60 19.42% 3.49 24.24%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 8 2.00 18.31% 1.94 18.99%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 411 1.91 6.74% 1.25 -7.27%
Oil/Gas Distribution 80 2.12 12.66% 1.79 10.78%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 163 2.15 13.18% 2.32 19.64%
Packaging & Container 24 3.38 15.61% 3.00 18.14%
Paper/Forest Products 21 2.93 15.98% 2.23 13.25%
Pharma & Drugs 138 3.78 19.71% 4.54 28.42%
Power 106 1.64 8.70% 1.39 7.44%
Precious Metals 166 0.96 -8.92% 0.97 5.02%
Publshing & Newspapers 52 1.81 7.05% 2.95 26.06%
R.E.I.T. 46 0.91 12.55% 0.99 0.01%
Railroad 10 3.30 19.85% 2.36 16.13%
Real Estate (Development) 22 1.87 -4.29% 1.68 1.44%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 2.64 1.02% 2.15 1.33%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 47 3.15 19.84% 2.46 8.55%
Recreation 70 4.41 18.03% 3.38 20.47%
Reinsurance 3 1.00 6.05% 1.01 6.66%
Restaurant 84 7.56 27.46% 3.84 16.51%
Retail (Automotive) 30 5.32 30.79% 2.35 12.78%
Retail (Building Supply) 7 6.19 23.12% 3.49 16.37%
Retail (Distributors) 87 3.62 12.92% 2.53 15.52%
Retail (General) 21 3.28 17.68% 2.37 13.23%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 21 4.35 10.91% 2.20 7.07%
Retail (Internet) 47 11.00 18.36% 13.33 33.24%
Retail (Special Lines) 137 3.38 17.29% 2.59 13.40%
Rubber& Tires 4 2.70 45.41% 1.71 23.80%
Semiconductor 104 2.80 13.14% 3.06 18.35%
Semiconductor Equip 51 2.33 -1.21% 2.78 7.79%
Shipbuilding & Marine 14 1.78 0.37% 1.49 6.64%
Shoe 14 5.32 24.27% 4.75 25.11%
Steel 37 1.67 -6.67% 1.61 7.99%
Telecom (Wireless) 28 2.21 -15.63% 1.51 -0.60%
Telecom. Equipment 131 2.66 15.67% 3.60 23.43%
Telecom. Services 82 1.86 5.78% 2.09 14.48%
Thrift 223 1.03 -79.47% 1.00 0.00%
Tobacco 12 103.20 214.71% 13.25 109.73%
Transportation 22 5.99 14.75% 4.27 13.83%
Trucking 28 4.20 16.01% 1.91 11.36%
Utility (General) 20 1.76 7.34% 1.43 6.93%
Utility (Water) 20 1.96 9.95% 1.57 8.54%
Total Market 7766 2.60 15.68% 1.81 6.52%

 



Last Updated in January 2014
By Aswath Damodaran