PE Ratio by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2018

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on which companies are included in each industry

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 40 42.07 57.18 17.12 17.38 15.84 7.24% 2.19
Aerospace/Defense 87 45.24 29.34 47.24 26.04 23.83 11.46% 2.08
Air Transport 17 12.40 14.10 13.95 11.24 12.94 6.46% 2.00
Apparel 51 19.94 34.88 20.11 28.97 26.34 11.32% 2.33
Auto & Truck 18 15.03 17.29 12.23 12.39 14.66 18.35% 0.80
Auto Parts 62 23.32 20.03 14.46 17.12 14.74 12.64% 1.17
Bank (Money Center) 11 17.09 15.76 14.07 14.80 14.01 7.54% 1.86
Banks (Regional) 612 33.24 23.15 16.87 21.43 17.68 9.43% 1.87
Beverage (Alcoholic) 28 31.31 49.29 57.57 21.69 18.98 20.06% 0.95
Beverage (Soft) 35 28.28 39.44 27.31 29.70 32.24 10.77% 2.99
Broadcasting 27 31.34 27.84 19.59 18.99 19.54 7.59% 2.58
Brokerage & Investment Banking 42 31.77 47.56 20.65 19.18 16.22 11.70% 1.39
Building Materials 39 28.83 26.55 24.98 24.27 23.63 14.98% 1.58
Business & Consumer Services 169 59.52 51.60 22.54 34.08 25.95 12.94% 2.01
Cable TV 14 25.74 111.31 34.08 24.31 25.76 10.25% 2.51
Chemical (Basic) 38 28.39 38.30 17.41 30.72 19.46 14.14% 1.38
Chemical (Diversified) 7 281.02 30.22 13.53 35.16 42.97 18.82% 2.28
Chemical (Specialty) 99 145.32 165.88 29.45 34.73 25.20 12.34% 2.04
Coal & Related Energy 30 13.36 1276.02 14.44 32.39 2.12 NA NA
Computer Services 111 48.66 40.33 24.48 18.33 16.93 12.36% 1.37
Computers/Peripherals 58 26.11 108.61 26.77 19.12 17.93 15.79% 1.14
Construction Supplies 49 35.67 42.00 24.45 54.04 33.16 15.00% 2.21
Diversified 24 38.63 25.96 25.85 21.57 24.49 12.48% 1.96
Drugs (Biotechnology) 459 127.65 69.61 289.91 54.35 17.79 27.31% 0.65
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 185 46.35 366.69 23.90 32.05 26.97 20.47% 1.32
Education 34 132.99 32.35 27.65 42.31 28.06 11.91% 2.35
Electrical Equipment 118 29.63 23.65 36.22 33.69 26.46 15.09% 1.75
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 24 35.28 79.94 16.46 NA 62.11 12.77% 4.86
Electronics (General) 167 56.36 182.30 25.62 29.15 25.28 17.82% 1.42
Engineering/Construction 49 28.75 33.84 24.83 32.31 23.62 12.30% 1.92
Entertainment 90 312.73 70.07 60.79 19.33 17.94 11.54% 1.56
Environmental & Waste Services 87 73.67 132.15 39.67 44.67 31.13 12.83% 2.43
Farming/Agriculture 34 22.90 23.28 33.97 21.21 21.81 15.33% 1.42
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 264 41.45 31.99 20.85 12.40 10.17 11.62% 0.88
Food Processing 87 36.08 100.85 27.04 26.78 24.16 9.46% 2.55
Food Wholesalers 15 50.79 25.88 21.98 28.40 26.34 8.70% 3.03
Furn/Home Furnishings 31 17.82 90.86 19.91 18.28 19.17 13.40% 1.43
Green & Renewable Energy 22 89.05 192.49 38.96 NA 32.11 11.05% 2.91
Healthcare Products 251 161.11 91.80 136.52 41.48 37.64 16.55% 2.27
Healthcare Support Services 115 38.56 41.19 23.69 22.63 19.95 14.52% 1.37
Heathcare Information and Technology 112 174.42 69.03 33.08 57.75 38.39 15.21% 2.52
Homebuilding 32 883.19 24.37 15.33 19.06 17.48 17.58% 0.99
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 35 58.93 19.77 18.83 88.90 13.59 6.50% 2.09
Hotel/Gaming 70 34.20 54.56 25.77 49.08 25.10 13.18% 1.90
Household Products 131 46.52 48.59 21.21 20.47 18.69 11.60% 1.61
Information Services 61 60.11 34.31 24.35 43.28 36.07 14.92% 2.42
Insurance (General) 21 34.97 22.16 17.30 36.65 22.12 10.46% 2.11
Insurance (Life) 25 152.83 18.17 12.16 23.21 11.87 7.82% 1.52
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50 120.04 49.69 17.78 19.14 18.93 11.56% 1.64
Investments & Asset Management 165 99.35 158.41 15.06 20.03 17.23 13.11% 1.31
Machinery 126 47.35 32.74 22.97 35.58 25.48 14.03% 1.82
Metals & Mining 102 28.08 52.11 18.83 NA 28.31 30.62% 0.92
Office Equipment & Services 24 18.92 35.38 15.71 19.78 21.06 12.25% 1.72
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 5 45.20 55.94 29.48 95.81 32.34 25.77% 1.26
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 311 25.17 126.15 37.86 NA 13.23 1.81% 7.33
Oil/Gas Distribution 16 313.75 43.87 39.97 NA 37.66 10.00% 3.77
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 130 87.54 131.00 59.62 NA 36.35 40.24% 0.90
Packaging & Container 25 51.42 26.44 18.24 23.89 21.50 9.31% 2.31
Paper/Forest Products 21 40.11 75.09 14.68 8.92 20.12 9.62% 2.09
Power 61 25.25 25.95 20.95 16.38 11.21 5.41% 2.07
Precious Metals 111 29.92 36.16 22.38 NA 59.98 24.26% 2.47
Publishing & Newspapers 41 53.87 69.17 18.54 NA 21.72 7.90% 2.75
R.E.I.T. 244 58.88 42.50 112.58 28.73 24.83 6.81% 3.65
Real Estate (Development) 20 20.24 38.11 62.34 28.88 36.28 NA NA
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 10 216.85 28.47 15.06 88.91 28.32 NA NA
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 60 486.19 75.20 41.22 33.71 18.92 13.63% 1.39
Recreation 70 27.16 21.94 23.18 27.49 23.17 12.23% 1.90
Reinsurance 3 11.75 486.86 17.82 14.25 19.84 8.75% 2.27
Restaurant/Dining 81 37.50 49.46 32.54 27.44 25.54 15.04% 1.70
Retail (Automotive) 25 14.30 16.09 14.91 15.69 15.96 16.63% 0.96
Retail (Building Supply) 8 46.86 34.85 34.35 27.93 24.80 20.46% 1.21
Retail (Distributors) 92 120.38 111.56 117.87 31.55 21.87 15.04% 1.45
Retail (General) 18 96.81 21.02 19.62 23.86 23.13 7.88% 2.93
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 28.23 40.72 19.12 11.45 13.81 7.90% 1.75
Retail (Online) 61 73.27 64.87 46.58 101.11 76.76 20.77% 3.70
Retail (Special Lines) 106 43.48 34.98 18.12 18.80 17.61 11.59% 1.52
Rubber& Tires 4 13.28 77.73 10.18 6.64 8.08 9.50% 0.85
Semiconductor 72 49.82 43.80 67.96 31.37 20.38 15.68% 1.30
Semiconductor Equip 45 37.81 23.71 17.54 20.52 16.24 16.67% 0.97
Shipbuilding & Marine 9 18.23 24.79 23.46 NA 26.44 13.50% 1.96
Shoe 11 95.38 35.88 27.20 25.10 26.87 12.39% 2.17
Software (Entertainment) 13 67.28 42.65 27.61 51.72 38.24 14.94% 2.56
Software (Internet) 305 205.58 76.03 56.34 45.25 28.46 27.74% 1.03
Software (System & Application) 255 209.66 362.14 60.76 43.96 32.47 17.06% 1.90
Steel 37 28.91 32.30 27.75 88.10 18.64 12.22% 1.53
Telecom (Wireless) 18 64.32 118.33 89.12 NA 24.54 10.83% 2.27
Telecom. Equipment 104 114.62 56.53 26.25 22.75 19.55 14.42% 1.36
Telecom. Services 66 61.28 45.55 93.82 19.25 16.60 5.99% 2.77
Tobacco 24 29.52 26.31 22.98 14.35 13.39 10.33% 1.30
Transportation 18 82.37 31.81 22.63 27.85 27.00 15.49% 1.74
Transportation (Railroads) 8 27.22 26.10 21.33 25.76 23.85 10.56% 2.26
Trucking 30 29.95 41.46 35.18 38.86 32.25 21.01% 1.54
Utility (General) 18 27.54 24.00 20.19 23.34 23.66 5.50% 4.30
Utility (Water) 23 141.22 137.58 34.48 40.12 32.90 8.99% 3.66
Total Market 7247 71.28 65.33 41.75 28.87 21.51 13.60% 1.58
Total Market (without financials) 6057 75.42 69.20 46.50 32.26 23.28 14.19% 1.64


Last Updated in January 2018
By Aswath Damodaran