Date updated: 5-Jan-17
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 Cash/Firm Value Cash/Revenues Cash/Total Assets
Advertising 41 $3,366.23 6.39% 11.44% 7.82%
Aerospace/Defense 96 $33,902.26 5.23% 8.72% 7.43%
Air Transport 18 $10,842.57 4.40% 6.74% 5.24%
Apparel 58 $4,952.99 4.38% 8.14% 8.25%
Auto & Truck 15 $24,707.83 6.47% 7.40% 5.16%
Auto Parts 63 $6,635.68 8.93% 8.12% 10.82%
Banks (Money Center) 10 $307,114.90 9.92% 90.44% 3.41%
Banks (Regional) 645 $110,962.76 10.79% 75.69% 2.95%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 25 $10,470.05 11.32% 68.66% 22.70%
Beverage (Soft) 36 $22,708.62 4.84% 18.81% 12.10%
Broadcasting 30 $3,109.27 2.18% 6.70% 2.98%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 45 $148,427.06 15.01% NA 6.98%
Building Materials 41 $3,702.78 4.06% 6.29% 7.57%
Business & Consumer Services 165 $7,523.28 3.55% 6.68% 5.92%
Cable TV 14 $11,275.87 2.32% 9.07% 2.77%
Chemical (Basic) 45 $1,952.12 4.03% 6.98% 4.88%
Chemical (Diversified) 8 $13,028.00 6.53% 13.57% 8.35%
Chemical (Specialty) 100 $14,018.11 3.98% 9.98% 6.89%
Coal & Related Energy 38 $2,315.38 5.36% 12.81% 5.51%
Computer Services 117 $19,922.37 5.26% 7.17% 8.45%
Computers/Peripherals 55 $48,987.23 5.63% 13.87% 9.96%
Construction Supplies 51 $12,250.67 4.69% 8.74% 6.55%
Diversified 24 $98,555.12 7.86% 22.42% 8.36%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 426 $48,547.87 5.55% 38.52% 14.41%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 164 $41,976.93 3.98% 19.12% 8.03%
Education 36 $2,642.59 10.43% 16.88% 13.64%
Electrical Equipment 119 $8,594.70 6.43% 15.38% 12.49%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 24 $752.21 6.04% 7.88% 9.23%
Electronics (General) 164 $16,592.04 10.05% 18.76% 14.92%
Engineering/Construction 48 $6,563.77 8.35% 6.11% 8.57%
Entertainment 79 $15,838.25 3.61% 10.71% 6.04%
Environmental & Waste Services 89 $1,097.35 0.96% 2.36% 1.55%
Farming/Agriculture 37 $5,981.98 3.89% 3.82% 4.18%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 258 $146,019.83 2.29% 74.66% 2.03%
Food Processing 87 $15,007.87 2.58% 6.28% 4.11%
Food Wholesalers 16 $1,065.47 1.77% 0.90% 2.79%
Furn/Home Furnishings 30 $2,095.49 3.41% 4.76% 4.96%
Green & Renewable Energy 25 $1,982.54 8.96% 75.04% 7.03%
Healthcare Products 254 $23,698.87 3.91% 15.40% 8.00%
Healthcare Support Services 121 $70,901.30 10.10% 6.12% 10.73%
Heathcare Information and Technology 125 $11,297.01 4.23% 16.76% 9.08%
Homebuilding 33 $5,417.58 5.34% 6.64% 6.33%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 38 $2,603.79 1.46% 1.93% 1.76%
Hotel/Gaming 69 $12,840.60 3.45% 12.75% 4.78%
Household Products 129 $16,276.69 2.97% 9.58% 5.74%
Information Services 64 $27,478.68 3.72% 17.94% 7.45%
Insurance (General) 19 $9,553.41 3.93% 7.26% 0.96%
Insurance (Life) 22 $57,715.62 16.86% 27.17% 2.09%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50 $11,480.70 4.63% 6.92% 2.10%
Investments & Asset Management 156 $84,241.33 15.51% 83.29% 6.36%
Machinery 127 $12,920.39 4.28% 9.90% 8.16%
Metals & Mining 97 $2,650.94 2.98% 7.16% 3.29%
Office Equipment & Services 24 $1,993.48 6.35% 7.94% 8.66%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 7 $15,628.88 2.05% 5.04% 2.42%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 330 $42,904.08 5.45% 33.21% 6.98%
Oil/Gas Distribution 78 $6,664.18 0.76% 2.48% 0.86%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 148 $34,174.63 6.30% 8.20% 7.87%
Packaging & Container 26 $4,503.45 2.56% 4.10% 3.15%
Paper/Forest Products 23 $1,072.79 4.89% 4.70% 4.96%
Power 68 $26,666.60 2.47% 8.65% 2.22%
Precious Metals 109 $3,430.47 8.33% 29.23% 8.97%
Publishing & Newspapers 37 $4,005.82 7.88% 7.64% 7.26%
R.E.I.T. 238 $29,745.72 1.62% 18.73% 2.09%
Real Estate (Development) 18 $886.86 8.54% 39.93% 8.93%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 $254.99 3.71% 25.89% 5.52%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 54 $2,537.45 5.26% 8.85% 6.34%
Recreation 66 $3,721.25 4.56% 9.63% 7.96%
Reinsurance 3 $1,951.63 8.32% 11.27% 2.45%
Restaurant/Dining 86 $9,610.87 2.41% 7.22% 8.57%
Retail (Automotive) 25 $1,766.45 1.15% 1.18% 2.11%
Retail (Building Supply) 6 $4,583.64 1.67% 2.88% 5.65%
Retail (Distributors) 88 $4,267.58 2.20% 3.09% 3.21%
Retail (General) 19 $15,337.97 2.79% 1.84% 3.98%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 $1,153.22 1.31% 0.68% 2.02%
Retail (Online) 57 $22,564.74 3.80% 11.81% 13.89%
Retail (Special Lines) 108 $28,223.77 4.47% 4.44% 8.08%
Rubber& Tires 4 $1,428.32 8.17% 7.74% 7.23%
Semiconductor 80 $32,826.44 4.79% 20.12% 10.58%
Semiconductor Equip 45 $14,113.07 12.70% 41.63% 27.06%
Shipbuilding & Marine 11 $298.15 2.84% 6.13% 2.82%
Shoe 10 $5,878.87 5.65% 13.28% 18.90%
Software (Entertainment) 13 $7,443.53 11.31% 57.46% 24.49%
Software (Internet) 297 $29,456.24 2.65% 18.34% 8.25%
Software (System & Application) 236 $71,328.97 5.34% 27.18% 11.38%
Steel 38 $6,272.03 7.06% 8.10% 8.59%
Telecom (Wireless) 17 $11,470.14 6.14% 14.60% 6.94%
Telecom. Equipment 107 $24,035.35 6.87% 21.87% 10.95%
Telecom. Services 67 $16,330.06 1.80% 4.73% 2.07%
Tobacco 22 $10,005.28 2.38% 15.78% 7.92%
Transportation 17 $8,382.66 3.56% 5.25% 7.42%
Transportation (Railroads) 7 $3,815.50 1.83% 8.47% 2.70%
Trucking 30 $4,223.34 4.28% 6.54% 5.06%
Utility (General) 18 $2,602.94 0.65% 2.45% 0.63%
Utility (Water) 22 $161.17 0.43% 2.69% 0.50%
Total Market 7330 $2,102,289.47 4.94% 14.94% 4.42%
Total Market (without financials) 6125 $1,226,773.87 4.13% 9.69% 6.18%