Date updated: 5-Jan-18
Created by: Aswath Damodaran, adamodar@stern.nyu.edu
What is this data? Cash and marketable securities as percent of firm value, revenues and total assets (book value) US companies
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Industry name Number of firms Cash (US $ millions) Cash/Firm Value Cash/Revenues Cash/Total Assets
Advertising 40 $3,042.80 5.80% 10.25% 6.71%
Aerospace/Defense 87 $36,077.44 4.33% 9.44% 7.76%
Air Transport 17 $7,107.60 2.67% 4.28% 3.33%
Apparel 51 $6,507.12 5.16% 10.81% 10.40%
Auto & Truck 18 $21,610.64 4.88% 6.27% 4.13%
Auto Parts 62 $5,897.27 7.19% 7.59% 9.52%
Bank (Money Center) 11 $323,330.87 9.94% 93.31% 3.54%
Banks (Regional) 612 $112,725.59 10.04% 70.01% 2.82%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 28 $1,412.17 1.20% 6.14% 2.50%
Beverage (Soft) 35 $23,552.48 4.46% 19.62% 12.28%
Broadcasting 27 $10,604.28 7.16% 21.84% 9.44%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 42 $165,581.92 14.84% NA 7.29%
Building Materials 39 $3,871.22 3.30% 6.06% 7.21%
Business & Consumer Services 169 $8,503.76 3.94% 7.97% 7.47%
Cable TV 14 $9,495.33 1.67% 5.85% 2.11%
Chemical (Basic) 38 $3,298.45 5.52% 10.28% 8.33%
Chemical (Diversified) 7 $15,256.10 6.07% 18.75% 6.55%
Chemical (Specialty) 99 $15,044.60 3.71% 10.76% 6.81%
Coal & Related Energy 30 $1,880.16 10.94% 12.44% 9.87%
Computer Services 111 $22,907.98 5.49% 7.76% 8.16%
Computers/Peripherals 58 $51,630.54 4.44% 14.08% 9.38%
Construction Supplies 49 $18,137.69 5.64% 12.79% 9.16%
Diversified 24 $68,811.01 5.48% 15.22% 5.63%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 459 $56,262.21 5.27% 42.78% 15.31%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 185 $43,457.99 3.65% 19.25% 8.14%
Education 34 $2,512.58 7.06% 14.18% 9.93%
Electrical Equipment 118 $8,330.36 5.49% 14.40% 11.85%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 24 $346.58 3.85% 10.08% 13.79%
Electronics (General) 167 $17,000.54 7.80% 17.92% 14.08%
Engineering/Construction 49 $7,025.00 8.14% 6.15% 8.80%
Entertainment 90 $19,958.54 4.23% 12.68% 6.76%
Environmental & Waste Services 87 $1,174.78 0.93% 2.46% 1.63%
Farming/Agriculture 34 $10,621.53 6.02% 6.53% 7.01%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 264 $154,246.90 2.38% 76.09% 2.11%
Food Processing 87 $8,910.84 1.58% 3.88% 2.38%
Food Wholesalers 15 $1,131.10 1.76% 0.95% 2.87%
Furn/Home Furnishings 31 $2,118.61 3.22% 4.68% 4.75%
Green & Renewable Energy 22 $683.69 4.47% 39.27% 4.68%
Healthcare Products 251 $44,195.16 5.87% 29.89% 13.30%
Healthcare Support Services 115 $68,761.26 8.35% 5.68% 9.80%
Heathcare Information and Technology 112 $11,544.82 3.37% 17.25% 7.61%
Homebuilding 32 $6,916.92 4.82% 7.54% 6.54%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 35 $3,095.96 1.75% 2.36% 2.17%
Hotel/Gaming 70 $14,871.39 3.22% 13.81% 5.64%
Household Products 131 $13,603.27 2.31% 7.81% 4.64%
Information Services 61 $39,733.74 4.07% 25.62% 10.25%
Insurance (General) 21 $9,822.93 3.99% 7.62% 0.99%
Insurance (Life) 25 $44,516.25 12.71% 21.08% 1.62%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50 $11,509.83 4.06% 6.44% 2.04%
Investments & Asset Management 165 $71,193.33 13.70% 78.78% 5.86%
Machinery 126 $14,299.08 3.69% 10.18% 7.77%
Metals & Mining 102 $7,271.62 6.75% 18.37% 9.57%
Office Equipment & Services 24 $2,629.19 10.21% 11.61% 12.61%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 5 $12,713.00 1.70% 3.57% 1.97%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 311 $35,112.64 4.89% 22.23% 5.96%
Oil/Gas Distribution 16 $3,377.26 1.53% 7.01% 1.71%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 130 $28,742.92 5.93% 6.39% 6.47%
Packaging & Container 25 $5,847.03 3.01% 5.11% 3.95%
Paper/Forest Products 21 $1,428.16 5.94% 6.12% 6.65%
Power 61 $19,686.49 1.75% 6.25% 1.60%
Precious Metals 111 $3,972.71 10.39% 37.56% 11.74%
Publishing & Newspapers 41 $4,189.58 7.84% 8.86% 8.28%
R.E.I.T. 244 $40,831.76 2.00% 23.42% 2.64%
Real Estate (Development) 20 $1,080.03 9.13% 74.55% 11.48%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 10 $677.20 13.84% 99.63% 13.74%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 60 $4,068.87 5.89% 12.43% 9.17%
Recreation 70 $3,471.25 4.48% 9.45% 8.21%
Reinsurance 3 $1,931.90 7.80% 10.40% 2.27%
Restaurant/Dining 81 $8,154.07 1.85% 6.66% 7.77%
Retail (Automotive) 25 $1,413.94 0.99% 0.95% 1.64%
Retail (Building Supply) 8 $4,339.97 1.21% 2.51% 5.17%
Retail (Distributors) 92 $4,269.40 2.07% 2.88% 3.30%
Retail (General) 18 $18,794.19 2.88% 2.20% 4.85%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 $1,052.99 1.61% 0.66% 2.01%
Retail (Online) 61 $28,570.13 3.21% 11.88% 11.17%
Retail (Special Lines) 106 $20,718.18 3.41% 3.33% 6.39%
Rubber& Tires 4 $1,084.19 6.12% 6.03% 5.26%
Semiconductor 72 $68,946.75 7.82% 36.90% 19.13%
Semiconductor Equip 45 $13,169.82 8.36% 29.46% 21.69%
Shipbuilding & Marine 9 $285.65 2.51% 5.89% 2.64%
Shoe 11 $5,982.33 4.64% 13.03% 18.33%
Software (Entertainment) 13 $6,950.04 6.76% 46.36% 22.09%
Software (Internet) 305 $33,705.78 2.12% 17.38% 7.90%
Software (System & Application) 255 $63,099.07 3.75% 28.32% 11.05%
Steel 37 $6,289.84 7.06% 7.29% 8.60%
Telecom (Wireless) 18 $7,326.01 3.88% 8.69% 4.30%
Telecom. Equipment 104 $27,228.13 6.81% 25.40% 12.22%
Telecom. Services 66 $55,055.34 6.13% 16.77% 6.74%
Tobacco 24 $10,924.31 3.05% 20.83% 11.84%
Transportation 18 $8,270.35 3.00% 4.78% 6.84%
Transportation (Railroads) 8 $3,330.71 1.28% 7.00% 2.29%
Trucking 30 $3,544.44 2.99% 5.52% 3.82%
Utility (General) 18 $2,520.47 0.58% 2.18% 0.57%
Utility (Water) 23 $357.94 0.74% 4.84% 0.98%
Total Market 7247 $2,206,547.84 4.73% 15.41% 4.55%
Total Market (without financials) 6057 $1,313,620.22 3.95% 10.22% 6.50%