Industry Name Number of firms Beta  D/E Ratio Tax rate Unlevered beta Cash/Firm value Unlevered beta corrected for cash HiLo Risk Standard deviation of equity Standard deviation in operating income (last 10 years)
Advertising 41 1.36 62.98% 5.10% 0.85 6.27% 0.91 0.6671 72.80% 17.05%
Aerospace/Defense 96 1.07 23.53% 10.86% 0.89 5.21% 0.94 0.5241 40.75% 14.67%
Air Transport 18 1.12 70.12% 22.99% 0.73 4.23% 0.76 0.4760 38.61% 99.37%
Apparel 58 0.88 34.21% 10.95% 0.67 4.30% 0.71 0.4968 47.15% 24.77%
Auto & Truck 15 0.85 150.42% 8.14% 0.35 6.46% 0.38 0.6222 29.21% 366.54%
Auto Parts 63 1.12 35.22% 10.40% 0.85 8.90% 0.94 0.5478 50.64% 54.10%
Bank (Money Center) 10 0.86 188.03% 27.90% 0.37 9.89% 0.41 0.2658 25.85% #DIV/0!
Banks (Regional) 645 0.47 60.51% 25.43% 0.33 10.76% 0.36 0.2325 22.84% #DIV/0!
Beverage (Alcoholic) 25 0.79 29.02% 10.86% 0.63 11.30% 0.71 0.5805 44.18% 27.49%
Beverage (Soft) 36 0.91 24.51% 5.87% 0.74 4.84% 0.78 0.5856 52.80% 16.55%
Broadcasting 30 1.22 95.92% 18.54% 0.68 2.17% 0.70 0.4266 41.01% 18.50%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 45 1.08 232.21% 13.59% 0.36 14.97% 0.42 0.4577 44.96% 40.20%
Building Materials 41 1.01 26.98% 23.39% 0.83 4.05% 0.87 0.3818 33.77% 48.36%
Business & Consumer Services 165 1.07 35.10% 12.61% 0.82 3.52% 0.85 0.5200 44.71% 20.37%
Cable TV 14 1.12 49.24% 20.28% 0.80 2.32% 0.82 0.3395 30.78% 40.08%
Chemical (Basic) 45 1.00 58.62% 7.71% 0.65 4.00% 0.68 0.5526 59.91% 54.64%
Chemical (Diversified) 8 1.52 35.52% 6.59% 1.14 6.50% 1.22 0.5298 45.48% 26.46%
Chemical (Specialty) 100 1.20 29.98% 9.58% 0.94 3.97% 0.98 0.4924 45.44% 27.95%
Coal & Related Energy 38 1.36 138.55% 0.48% 0.57 5.34% 0.61 0.6001 73.31% 84.87%
Computer Services 117 0.99 28.33% 11.18% 0.79 5.24% 0.83 0.5390 45.57% 16.36%
Computers/Peripherals 55 1.06 19.60% 5.68% 0.89 5.61% 0.94 0.4866 60.29% 57.15%
Construction Supplies 51 1.31 42.57% 18.44% 0.98 4.68% 1.02 0.4424 38.87% 28.00%
Diversified 24 0.76 35.98% 11.55% 0.58 7.84% 0.63 0.3951 23.28% 21.92%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 426 1.40 19.45% 1.44% 1.18 5.54% 1.25 0.5805 75.23% 68.61%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 164 1.02 14.58% 2.54% 0.89 3.98% 0.93 0.6179 67.61% 12.05%
Education 36 1.23 33.38% 9.29% 0.94 10.16% 1.05 0.5865 51.51% 43.36%
Electrical Equipment 119 1.14 19.15% 5.87% 0.97 6.42% 1.04 0.6252 54.63% 17.78%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 24 1.08 19.39% 3.81% 0.91 5.99% 0.97 0.6086 66.94% 57.44%
Electronics (General) 164 0.86 17.87% 8.85% 0.74 10.02% 0.83 0.4951 48.91% 30.66%
Engineering/Construction 48 1.18 32.45% 15.15% 0.93 8.26% 1.01 0.5056 44.23% 20.48%
Entertainment 79 1.20 30.83% 5.50% 0.93 3.59% 0.97 0.6605 44.71% 18.90%
Environmental & Waste Services 89 0.85 38.98% 5.07% 0.62 0.95% 0.63 0.5837 57.94% 14.25%
Farming/Agriculture 37 0.92 60.04% 7.89% 0.59 3.88% 0.62 0.5482 41.14% 26.67%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 258 0.65 1124.41% 20.80% 0.07 2.29% 0.07 0.2947 29.20% 45.33%
Food Processing 87 0.75 26.84% 14.66% 0.61 2.57% 0.63 0.4214 30.98% 22.15%
Food Wholesalers 16 1.20 36.34% 11.77% 0.91 1.76% 0.93 0.3878 52.66% 15.60%
Furn/Home Furnishings 30 0.84 29.01% 14.58% 0.67 3.39% 0.69 0.4789 42.94% 28.13%
Green & Renewable Energy 25 1.14 174.38% 4.25% 0.43 8.85% 0.47 0.6770 47.60% 97.34%
Healthcare Products 254 1.04 17.96% 6.12% 0.89 3.91% 0.92 0.5348 56.59% 11.19%
Healthcare Support Services 121 0.94 32.18% 14.31% 0.74 10.07% 0.82 0.5096 50.06% 22.08%
Heathcare Information and Technology 125 0.95 20.70% 6.32% 0.80 4.22% 0.83 0.5458 52.46% 37.38%
Homebuilding 33 1.08 66.29% 27.28% 0.73 5.33% 0.77 0.3321 33.76% 137.06%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 38 1.10 170.77% 12.06% 0.44 1.43% 0.45 0.4817 44.67% 32.38%
Hotel/Gaming 69 0.96 55.28% 11.23% 0.64 3.43% 0.67 0.4598 39.32% 26.38%
Household Products 129 0.80 21.20% 9.05% 0.67 2.97% 0.69 0.5926 50.91% 6.48%
Information Services 64 0.98 20.46% 16.37% 0.84 3.71% 0.87 0.3452 36.65% 34.87%
Insurance (General) 19 0.90 38.95% 18.33% 0.69 3.92% 0.71 0.2761 30.38% 76.49%
Insurance (Life) 22 1.03 71.41% 22.91% 0.67 16.83% 0.80 0.2818 27.80% 34.97%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50 0.83 31.11% 22.27% 0.67 4.61% 0.70 0.2524 25.41% 59.96%
Investments & Asset Management 156 0.90 61.59% 7.71% 0.57 15.46% 0.68 0.3809 34.30% 32.59%
Machinery 127 1.06 21.70% 11.73% 0.89 4.28% 0.93 0.4467 38.59% 22.89%
Metals & Mining 97 1.30 51.98% 1.16% 0.86 2.98% 0.89 0.7440 77.36% 32.69%
Office Equipment & Services 24 1.49 54.32% 16.68% 1.03 6.31% 1.09 0.4362 33.85% 14.76%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 7 1.08 16.91% 1.14% 0.93 2.05% 0.95 0.5161 46.30% 44.08%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 330 1.38 46.98% 0.32% 0.94 5.44% 0.99 0.6405 75.08% 70.00%
Oil/Gas Distribution 78 1.20 77.05% 2.93% 0.68 0.76% 0.69 0.4215 45.13% 45.25%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 148 1.37 32.66% 4.11% 1.04 6.27% 1.11 0.5450 60.50% 33.60%
Packaging & Container 26 0.84 56.03% 24.47% 0.59 2.55% 0.60 0.3546 29.58% 20.50%
Paper/Forest Products 23 1.12 49.34% 14.46% 0.79 4.87% 0.83 0.5042 38.67% 38.75%
Power 68 0.54 87.30% 19.27% 0.32 2.46% 0.33 0.2648 24.11% 7.62%
Precious Metals 109 1.25 24.11% 1.84% 1.01 8.33% 1.10 0.7586 78.31% 72.93%
Publishing & Newspapers 37 1.32 56.95% 14.32% 0.89 7.77% 0.96 0.4132 48.08% 13.57%
R.E.I.T. 238 0.72 79.46% 1.72% 0.41 1.61% 0.41 0.2392 24.67% 27.75%
Real Estate (Development) 18 0.68 60.51% 1.97% 0.43 8.47% 0.47 0.6038 39.45% 336.02%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 1.27 24.33% 15.32% 1.05 3.71% 1.09 0.4391 24.99% 170.32%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 54 0.99 76.67% 8.78% 0.58 5.21% 0.62 0.5913 50.15% 41.20%
Recreation 66 0.92 31.12% 13.21% 0.73 4.54% 0.76 0.5233 46.01% 28.71%
Reinsurance 3 0.75 32.38% 19.33% 0.59 8.30% 0.65 0.2514 21.23% 79.92%
Restaurant/Dining 86 0.77 35.01% 16.47% 0.59 2.36% 0.61 0.4123 39.10% 21.59%
Retail (Automotive) 25 0.91 59.89% 22.58% 0.62 1.12% 0.63 0.4333 28.30% 36.36%
Retail (Building Supply) 6 1.30 21.86% 20.11% 1.11 1.66% 1.12 0.2621 39.62% 23.30%
Retail (Distributors) 88 1.10 56.95% 16.95% 0.75 2.19% 0.77 0.5018 40.48% 38.55%
Retail (General) 19 1.05 39.57% 22.22% 0.80 2.73% 0.82 0.2805 40.00% 6.58%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 0.69 66.85% 24.11% 0.46 1.25% 0.46 0.3599 35.13% 17.61%
Retail (Online) 57 1.23 9.63% 8.46% 1.13 3.79% 1.17 0.5212 48.86% 51.38%
Retail (Special Lines) 108 1.02 52.13% 21.29% 0.73 4.29% 0.76 0.4108 42.19% 21.86%
Rubber& Tires 4 1.35 72.35% 10.09% 0.82 8.09% 0.89 0.4555 63.88% 46.21%
Semiconductor 80 1.20 14.09% 7.71% 1.06 4.78% 1.11 0.4717 42.08% 33.61%
Semiconductor Equip 45 1.10 16.35% 11.13% 0.96 12.69% 1.10 0.4324 38.24% 50.41%
Shipbuilding & Marine 11 1.20 48.41% 7.30% 0.83 2.83% 0.85 0.5953 73.54% 24.62%
Shoe 10 0.85 10.26% 14.47% 0.78 5.59% 0.83 0.3007 37.21% 26.27%
Software (Entertainment) 13 0.98 14.74% 1.04% 0.86 11.29% 0.96 0.6124 48.14% 119.34%
Software (Internet) 297 1.13 4.27% 3.49% 1.09 2.64% 1.12 0.6293 55.85% 46.53%
Software (System & Application) 236 1.13 21.50% 5.67% 0.94 5.33% 0.99 0.5614 47.40% 17.04%
Steel 38 1.60 47.93% 7.94% 1.11 7.04% 1.19 0.5972 54.19% 65.41%
Telecom (Wireless) 17 1.12 114.58% 9.11% 0.55 5.92% 0.58 0.6530 37.67% 42.23%
Telecom. Equipment 107 0.99 24.55% 6.14% 0.80 6.86% 0.86 0.4893 49.24% 17.73%
Telecom. Services 67 1.04 65.89% 13.36% 0.66 1.78% 0.68 0.4531 47.21% 37.74%
Tobacco 22 1.28 17.18% 8.84% 1.11 2.38% 1.13 0.6350 61.73% 16.67%
Transportation 17 1.01 31.98% 17.46% 0.80 3.51% 0.83 0.3969 32.72% 24.08%
Transportation (Railroads) 7 0.79 27.94% 22.17% 0.65 1.82% 0.66 0.2829 27.05% 28.20%
Trucking 30 1.21 90.80% 26.74% 0.72 4.25% 0.76 0.4577 42.01% 33.32%
Utility (General) 18 0.38 68.37% 25.62% 0.25 0.65% 0.25 0.1515 19.32% 6.86%
Utility (Water) 22 0.65 43.47% 11.97% 0.47 0.43% 0.47 0.4530 45.04% 25.14%
Total Market 7330 1.00 67.90% 10.44% 0.62 4.92% 0.65 0.4822 45.04% 17.28%
Total Market (without financials) 6100 1.08 35.71% 8.31% 0.81 4.08% 0.85 0.5249 48.81% 16.91%