PE Ratio by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2019

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Industry Name Number of firms Current PE Trailing PE Forward PE Aggregate Mkt Cap/ Net Income (all firms) Aggregate Mkt Cap/ Trailing Net Income (only money making firms) Expected growth - next 5 years PEG Ratio
Advertising 48 35.59 10.81 32.38 33.53 12.49 14.30% 0.87
Aerospace/Defense 85 43.13 33.83 21.31 23.74 18.30 14.00% 1.31
Air Transport 18 7.05 7.99 9.02 8.08 8.74 13.99% 0.62
Apparel 50 35.79 55.05 14.04 52.44 20.96 12.19% 1.72
Auto & Truck 14 7.12 17.75 13.63 50.91 10.88 28.13% 0.39
Auto Parts 52 21.63 18.92 11.88 11.38 9.82 7.74% 1.27
Bank (Money Center) 10 15.34 12.69 9.16 15.31 10.42 10.55% 0.99
Banks (Regional) 633 26.26 25.30 11.64 14.27 11.32 10.04% 1.13
Beverage (Alcoholic) 31 19.56 20.16 28.73 15.20 11.89 17.35% 0.68
Beverage (Soft) 37 60.10 35.13 24.71 57.18 43.09 19.33% 2.23
Broadcasting 24 7.44 17.66 16.65 22.26 6.42 15.69% 0.41
Brokerage & Investment Banking 38 81.87 28.79 12.75 16.13 11.87 16.17% 0.73
Building Materials 42 89.60 21.87 15.27 24.27 17.44 17.70% 0.99
Business & Consumer Services 168 52.88 20.60 22.13 22.52 18.72 14.26% 1.31
Cable TV 14 10.38 10.69 23.55 7.49 6.86 1.70% 4.04
Chemical (Basic) 39 17.43 13.47 9.20 9.93 5.93 12.51% 0.47
Chemical (Diversified) 6 26.28 18.59 7.87 33.96 25.21 7.95% 3.17
Chemical (Specialty) 89 40.40 24.65 14.63 25.53 19.09 13.84% 1.38
Coal & Related Energy 23 156.82 10.44 9.04 8.33 4.89 NA NA
Computer Services 119 130.26 19.29 15.48 20.59 17.55 12.55% 1.40
Computers/Peripherals 57 79.02 50.94 17.69 13.84 12.24 12.13% 1.01
Construction Supplies 48 19.07 14.37 11.33 21.83 14.17 13.37% 1.06
Diversified 23 26.69 18.64 19.40 17.31 10.49 10.82% 0.97
Drugs (Biotechnology) 481 32.19 68.57 43.88 NA 27.39 35.58% 0.77
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 237 69.20 106.46 27.44 48.96 31.12 11.13% 2.80
Education 35 43.96 48.47 28.79 46.48 16.01 13.57% 1.18
Electrical Equipment 116 356.28 20.89 18.83 25.93 16.58 15.09% 1.10
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 19 32.57 56.33 47.41 NA 10.95 14.72% 0.74
Electronics (General) 160 82.69 46.32 22.33 73.08 29.62 16.75% 1.77
Engineering/Construction 52 32.89 19.49 16.54 23.88 16.28 12.54% 1.30
Entertainment 120 47.69 64.02 87.08 24.43 21.00 14.80% 1.42
Environmental & Waste Services 91 49.70 30.92 47.83 26.47 19.65 14.42% 1.36
Farming/Agriculture 33 25.27 41.10 15.88 19.15 16.54 15.15% 1.09
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 259 320.15 50.79 14.11 16.19 10.98 15.04% 0.73
Food Processing 83 25.91 21.98 27.20 11.70 11.14 6.41% 1.74
Food Wholesalers 18 22.45 18.84 16.73 20.48 17.87 11.25% 1.59
Furn/Home Furnishings 30 17.41 36.53 13.89 15.54 14.34 13.65% 1.05
Green & Renewable Energy 21 14.02 16.64 28.64 NA 15.35 6.50% 2.36
Healthcare Products 248 91.47 87.60 68.15 103.19 50.04 17.99% 2.78
Healthcare Support Services 111 234.53 38.68 20.10 21.47 20.25 14.66% 1.38
Heathcare Information and Technology 119 84.08 195.14 35.22 54.81 33.96 15.99% 2.12
Homebuilding 31 15.18 10.45 8.04 11.20 8.89 3.69% 2.41
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 34 23.68 17.87 19.72 NA 13.79 14.39% 0.96
Hotel/Gaming 70 33.65 17.27 20.98 14.68 10.96 25.57% 0.43
Household Products 141 37.01 40.46 17.84 22.41 23.56 9.17% 2.57
Information Services 71 41.23 34.03 44.55 34.70 28.05 15.46% 1.81
Insurance (General) 20 18.83 18.82 20.58 NA 16.09 16.94% 0.95
Insurance (Life) 23 9.69 10.78 46.98 6.74 6.33 10.48% 0.60
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50 27.34 18.25 18.13 18.91 11.46 12.70% 0.90
Investments & Asset Management 172 79.02 29.80 10.80 12.47 10.30 13.09% 0.79
Machinery 127 74.54 25.33 15.83 22.02 19.76 17.61% 1.12
Metals & Mining 94 81.00 43.79 12.78 19.82 10.16 22.30% 0.46
Office Equipment & Services 24 39.48 17.40 9.85 19.24 13.00 12.60% 1.03
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 5 24.20 12.96 13.17 17.97 13.13 21.43% 0.61
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 301 32.47 22.08 11.30 77.86 10.77 24.10% 0.45
Oil/Gas Distribution 20 61.25 55.40 28.28 52.28 25.06 9.35% 2.68
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 134 16.61 21.75 28.95 26.28 9.04 24.16% 0.37
Packaging & Container 27 18.82 17.57 12.55 12.00 10.55 10.15% 1.04
Paper/Forest Products 20 34.16 33.35 11.22 26.23 7.31 6.85% 1.07
Power 51 23.00 23.03 18.21 26.63 16.67 8.85% 1.88
Precious Metals 91 13.50 263.95 62.73 NA 11.62 6.07% 1.91
Publishing & Newspapers 33 93.78 37.88 20.81 NA 16.34 9.86% 1.66
R.E.I.T. 238 46.15 36.58 46.58 26.97 20.92 5.67% 3.69
Real Estate (Development) 18 26.50 13.73 18.63 20.57 18.15 NA NA
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 7.79 21.51 52.89 10.56 9.44 17.20% 0.55
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 59 57.46 18.37 13.29 20.21 13.35 32.75% 0.41
Recreation 72 28.89 21.26 20.58 97.06 22.01 14.96% 1.47
Reinsurance 2 53.74 7.52 14.51 9.44 6.62 8.50% 0.78
Restaurant/Dining 78 29.24 30.27 24.88 24.05 20.55 15.23% 1.35
Retail (Automotive) 24 14.08 11.74 13.35 15.99 13.65 16.69% 0.82
Retail (Building Supply) 17 107.02 27.48 14.51 21.66 18.32 15.85% 1.16
Retail (Distributors) 88 223.13 18.93 13.72 14.16 12.39 17.99% 0.69
Retail (General) 19 20.46 18.48 16.25 22.12 25.29 10.13% 2.50
Retail (Grocery and Food) 12 14.60 12.67 19.04 13.15 7.17 8.35% 0.86
Retail (Online) 79 51.80 38.96 38.14 30.35 23.93 22.27% 1.07
Retail (Special Lines) 91 25.19 15.49 14.18 17.13 14.53 11.19% 1.30
Rubber& Tires 4 15.36 28.85 10.22 15.56 12.22 10.00% 1.22
Semiconductor 72 71.23 77.82 26.87 19.27 12.04 16.80% 0.72
Semiconductor Equip 41 81.96 17.63 16.66 11.70 11.26 13.77% 0.82
Shipbuilding & Marine 9 14.63 7.79 9.91 15.82 9.04 16.50% 0.55
Shoe 10 1304.34 30.10 18.55 56.09 47.60 10.58% 4.50
Software (Entertainment) 92 55.21 48.65 74.45 47.60 28.72 17.86% 1.61
Software (Internet) 44 55.08 70.27 121.85 241.31 45.59 17.73% 2.57
Software (System & Application) 355 276.60 109.84 92.14 70.85 39.94 20.10% 1.99
Steel 37 18.76 6.67 8.15 10.01 6.15 27.83% 0.22
Telecom (Wireless) 21 88.79 11.58 29.41 7.73 6.54 9.67% 0.68
Telecom. Equipment 98 121.00 51.47 32.06 218.46 69.08 15.43% 4.48
Telecom. Services 67 42.83 21.22 61.14 8.30 6.90 14.31% 0.48
Tobacco 17 15.49 17.11 13.80 12.15 11.35 8.51% 1.33
Transportation 19 22.97 17.67 13.28 14.38 12.49 15.74% 0.79
Transportation (Railroads) 10 60.88 35.65 15.54 9.06 8.09 15.60% 0.52
Trucking 28 11.74 8.56 12.26 10.39 8.26 19.73% 0.42
Utility (General) 18 28.43 17.90 18.81 18.53 14.79 5.48% 2.70
Utility (Water) 19 76.69 76.63 32.51 35.19 33.12 7.98% 4.15
Total Market  7209 77.18 35.33 26.91 22.77 16.05 14.39% 1.11
Total Market (without financials) 6004 72.96 36.26 29.67 24.41 17.25 14.88% 1.16

Last Updated in January 2019
By Aswath Damodaran