PE 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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Industry Name Number of firms Current PE Trailing PE Forward PE Aggregate Mkt Cap/ Net Income Aggregate Mkt Cap/ Trailing Net Income Expected growth - next 5 years PEG Ratio
Advertising 65 50.95 22.55 31.83 37.64 22.30 10.94% 2.04
Aerospace/Defense 95 36.26 24.04 25.67 21.82 18.76 12.28% 1.53
Air Transport 25 33.54 62.68 13.81 NA 14.96 18.61% 0.80
Apparel 70 25.18 23.72 24.67 27.71 22.74 15.33% 1.48
Auto & Truck 26 17.63 16.38 34.17 11.22 11.27 15.10% 0.75
Auto Parts 75 23.68 26.05 17.04 17.77 16.10 16.28% 0.99
Bank 7 15.24 16.47 14.59 12.83 11.61 6.27% 1.85
Banks (Regional) 721 26.46 21.05 17.53 16.43 14.20 7.75% 1.83
Beverage  47 20.26 18.13 31.48 20.55 20.13 10.85% 1.86
Beverage (Alcoholic) 19 140.23 50.65 32.15 29.24 16.26 17.83% 0.91
Biotechnology 349 46.40 64.35 64.52 93.76 31.40 32.27% 0.97
Broadcasting 30 27.83 202.52 22.07 23.71 8.93 7.63% 1.17
Brokerage & Investment Banking 49 70.44 22.12 20.79 22.77 14.60 16.38% 0.89
Building Materials 37 74.73 45.62 31.50 147.69 40.76 18.44% 2.21
Business & Consumer Services 179 33.27 48.34 22.23 29.23 26.49 15.10% 1.75
Cable TV 16 19.46 20.43 35.79 16.92 19.60 14.59% 1.34
Chemical (Basic) 47 21.15 18.89 19.21 10.68 17.11 12.58% 1.36
Chemical (Diversified) 10 25.91 35.45 15.25 27.01 15.68 14.10% 1.11
Chemical (Specialty) 100 25.92 38.45 23.05 20.56 16.30 12.16% 1.34
Coal & Related Energy 45 41.79 27.25 38.86 NA 21.79 6.32% 3.45
Computer Services 129 27.71 37.00 26.92 14.02 14.22 13.71% 1.04
Computer Software 273 200.44 56.34 90.46 19.51 17.83 17.88% 1.00
Computers/Peripherals 66 201.62 32.35 23.12 14.57 14.15 16.06% 0.88
Construction 18 43.32 84.89 89.02 169.01 69.46 10.17% 6.83
Diversified 20 19.65 23.18 21.08 20.69 20.37 12.77% 1.60
Educational Services 40 41.59 32.97 33.75 57.83 23.60 14.41% 1.64
Electrical Equipment 135 37.92 35.36 26.39 28.64 24.22 16.11% 1.50
Electronics 191 41.76 56.31 23.49 29.55 21.04 16.00% 1.32
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 26 25.27 19.69 16.93 212.47 8.17 12.18% 0.67
Engineering 56 41.10 25.26 40.02 24.72 20.00 13.00% 1.54
Entertainment 85 18.93 20.59 30.06 17.54 17.28 27.09% 0.64
Environmental & Waste Services 108 46.15 138.97 28.62 32.17 26.87 12.52% 2.15
Farming/Agriculture 29 64.23 25.99 28.68 17.80 17.61 18.37% 0.96
Financial Svcs. 76 22.47 17.02 15.56 19.46 16.52 15.01% 1.10
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 17 552.77 668.90 11.26 16.47 13.99 7.97% 1.76
Food Processing 97 33.30 27.47 22.87 22.49 20.34 12.49% 1.63
Food Wholesalers 18 27.51 27.28 22.34 23.06 22.97 13.05% 1.76
Furn/Home Furnishings 36 22.02 21.96 19.98 28.33 21.28 19.00% 1.12
Healthcare Equipment 193 55.49 46.74 36.68 25.04 20.35 16.91% 1.20
Healthcare Facilities 47 25.81 26.82 21.19 15.62 16.28 33.62% 0.48
Healthcare Products 58 63.66 38.17 46.36 49.04 28.51 17.15% 1.66
Healthcare Services 126 87.32 58.46 144.91 20.13 18.65 14.67% 1.27
Heathcare Information and Technology 125 191.14 80.16 36.69 41.39 33.29 16.46% 2.02
Heavy Construction 46 24.35 27.90 17.51 13.68 14.81 13.54% 1.09
Homebuilding 32 42.80 24.80 19.24 16.15 8.19 19.09% 0.43
Hotel/Gaming 89 73.00 29.16 30.84 114.78 30.22 28.01% 1.08
Household Products 139 33.00 38.75 19.87 22.10 21.17 12.70% 1.67
Information Services 71 34.60 26.74 20.34 28.02 25.86 13.09% 1.98
Insurance (General) 26 24.26 21.94 16.70 21.04 20.21 16.45% 1.23
Insurance (Life) 27 22.13 17.38 15.13 15.91 13.84 10.18% 1.36
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 53 23.39 19.63 16.12 14.71 10.26 14.52% 0.71
Internet software and services 330 165.74 145.61 76.17 40.34 37.33 23.42% 1.59
Investment Co. 65 70.56 61.92 18.87 18.81 17.16 12.84% 1.34
Machinery 141 29.06 29.32 31.57 20.97 19.93 15.12% 1.32
Metals & Mining 134 25.07 27.96 27.18 28.85 16.47 18.37% 0.90
Office Equipment & Services 30 32.97 25.89 19.76 15.10 24.40 14.31% 1.71
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 8 10.97 12.05 15.58 10.12 11.92 6.37% 1.87
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 411 70.21 84.65 22.37 51.73 19.25 20.64% 0.93
Oil/Gas Distribution 80 86.39 136.94 28.80 31.99 25.81 14.32% 1.80
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 163 39.87 31.61 22.30 15.21 15.87 15.71% 1.01
Packaging & Container 24 23.97 23.61 17.15 33.06 20.85 11.88% 1.76
Paper/Forest Products 21 128.27 20.74 22.30 34.78 17.57 14.41% 1.22
Pharma & Drugs 138 60.98 50.71 26.66 21.01 15.79 19.89% 0.79
Power 106 21.29 26.35 25.69 22.53 19.84 7.77% 2.55
Precious Metals 166 14.40 14.35 31.57 3.94 25.72 4.47% 5.76
Publshing & Newspapers 52 31.55 27.91 19.92 20.67 22.60 11.28% 2.00
R.E.I.T. 46 26.86 192.26 37.01 6.74 5.29 5.47% 0.97
Railroad 10 35.45 28.21 18.21 19.32 18.09 14.18% 1.28
Real Estate (Development) 22 35.17 42.51 43.22 NA 34.50 13.13% 2.63
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 228.84 115.90 368.95 102.31 99.21 13.70% 7.24
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 47 70.83 97.90 33.64 82.19 20.05 15.48% 1.30
Recreation 70 46.25 36.14 30.36 25.76 21.83 11.79% 1.85
Reinsurance 3 9.10 15.64 12.93 9.23 14.71 9.75% 1.51
Restaurant 84 217.21 184.81 30.30 29.29 29.20 15.05% 1.94
Retail (Automotive) 30 20.96 17.46 16.86 20.13 18.13 16.80% 1.08
Retail (Building Supply) 7 30.50 24.68 26.08 26.60 22.02 21.65% 1.02
Retail (Distributors) 87 25.89 25.90 18.59 39.51 22.79 15.18% 1.50
Retail (General) 21 22.69 25.22 20.03 17.15 16.08 10.91% 1.47
Retail (Grocery and Food) 21 46.61 39.62 26.49 44.13 22.16 16.51% 1.34
Retail (Internet) 47 127.41 232.05 73.29 115.55 84.60 24.65% 3.43
Retail (Special Lines) 137 24.64 33.87 24.48 23.48 19.05 17.57% 1.08
Rubber& Tires 4 17.45 10.63 8.06 17.30 11.66 41.10% 0.28
Semiconductor 104 42.53 40.17 23.11 21.43 18.79 18.43% 1.02
Semiconductor Equip 51 43.78 55.32 24.05 NA 37.23 18.01% 2.07
Shipbuilding & Marine 14 20.34 19.20 22.42 NA 21.68 20.64% 1.05
Shoe 14 37.86 22.74 18.70 27.58 24.72 12.79% 1.93
Steel 37 23.57 19.67 31.15 NA 24.23 9.64% 2.51
Telecom (Wireless) 28 33.28 213.35 2269.79 NA 135.00 16.71% 8.08
Telecom. Equipment 131 48.76 66.56 57.21 16.99 16.32 17.32% 0.94
Telecom. Services 82 30.10 42.34 31.21 39.70 31.84 13.40% 2.38
Thrift 223 28.05 81.66 23.21 2.99 0.68 7.90% 0.09
Tobacco 12 20.54 14.49 14.80 16.96 15.73 8.84% 1.78
Transportation 22 33.17 25.26 19.30 46.08 37.86 16.81% 2.25
Trucking 28 25.86 22.92 22.02 24.70 23.77 14.37% 1.65
Utility (General) 20 25.25 22.19 16.45 25.95 21.50 5.11% 4.20
Utility (Water) 20 40.49 20.25 20.86 23.75 19.69 6.06% 3.25
Total Market 7766 52.13 50.14 38.62 21.01 16.33 15.39% 1.06

 



Last Updated in January 2014
By Aswath Damodaran