Industry name Number of firms    Dividends     Net Income   Payout Dividends + Buybacks Cash Return as % of Net Income Dividends + Buybacks - Stock Issuances FCFE Net Cash Returned/FCFE Net Cash Returned/ Net Income
Advertising 41 $833.00 $1,776.28 46.90%  $1,832.77 103.18% $1,770.17 $2,318.64 76.35% 99.66%
Aerospace/Defense 96 $10,129.01 $27,786.98 36.45%  $34,206.56 123.10% $33,108.35 $28,741.04 115.20% 119.15%
Air Transport 18 $1,479.75 $17,368.85 8.52%  $14,585.25 83.97% $14,456.61 $7,697.47 187.81% 83.23%
Apparel 58 $1,491.27 $3,825.77 38.98%  $3,897.41 101.87% $3,652.16 $2,696.97 135.42% 95.46%
Auto & Truck 15 $6,027.70 $21,194.81 28.44%  $9,326.08 44.00% $7,427.44 $4,242.74 175.06% 35.04%
Auto Parts 63 $475.18 $3,891.77 12.21%  $2,770.48 71.19% $2,634.04 $2,009.95 131.05% 67.68%
Bank (Money Center) 10 $17,424.08 $83,192.20 20.94%  $41,249.92 49.58% $39,735.50 $69,079.48 57.52% 47.76%
Banks (Regional) 645 $10,474.40 $34,285.05 30.55%  $17,376.51 50.68% $14,406.68 $25,511.72 56.47% 42.02%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 25 $892.22 $2,916.68 30.59%  $1,986.85 68.12% -$707.27 $1,706.54 -41.44% -24.25%
Beverage (Soft) 36 $9,047.42 $15,467.46 58.49%  $15,494.15 100.17% $12,681.34 $13,284.06 95.46% 81.99%
Broadcasting 30 $750.50 $3,478.60 21.57%  $4,934.39 141.85% $4,858.75 $3,741.54 129.86% 139.68%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 45 $3,755.93 $15,542.95 24.16%  $13,249.77 85.25% $12,781.15 $14,901.62 85.77% 82.23%
Building Materials 41 $607.80 $3,984.65 15.25%  $2,478.10 62.19% $298.41 $3,538.93 8.43% 7.49%
Business & Consumer Services 165 $1,934.66 $5,196.79 37.23%  $6,827.76 131.38% $6,131.16 $5,223.99 117.37% 117.98%
Cable TV 14 $2,640.95 $14,511.19 18.20%  $9,583.35 66.04% $34.15 $16,350.64 0.21% 0.24%
Chemical (Basic) 45 $639.67 $894.21 71.53%  $1,000.92 111.93% $155.65 $664.42 23.43% 17.41%
Chemical (Diversified) 8 $3,652.00 $11,213.60 32.57%  $5,428.00 48.41% $4,686.63 $7,877.70 59.49% 41.79%
Chemical (Specialty) 100 $4,468.31 $7,384.55 60.51%  $10,937.64 148.12% $9,322.54 $5,384.82 173.13% 126.24%
Coal & Related Energy 38 $579.68 -$3,203.41 1.63%  $577.67 NA $478.57 $1,274.16 37.56% -14.94%
Computer Services 117 $5,997.82 $16,726.77 35.86%  $12,262.86 73.31% $11,434.23 $18,137.47 63.04% 68.36%
Computers/Peripherals 55 $14,170.12 $50,083.25 28.29%  $49,742.26 99.32% $48,606.92 $51,492.86 94.40% 97.05%
Construction Supplies 51 $3,800.56 $5,596.08 67.91%  $7,413.94 132.48% $6,877.01 $6,565.57 104.74% 122.89%
Diversified 24 $13,262.70 $43,773.53 30.30%  $31,109.65 71.07% $29,763.12 $33,760.17 88.16% 67.99%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 426 $8,962.10 $19,474.23 46.02%  $35,518.16 182.39% $24,209.70 $18,960.15 127.69% 124.32%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 164 $25,779.35 $31,150.81 82.76%  $37,343.52 119.88% $31,321.37 $35,275.79 88.79% 100.55%
Education 36 $73.65 $314.31 23.43%  $689.23 219.29% $603.73 -$196.86 NA 192.08%
Electrical Equipment 119 $2,026.50 $3,750.12 54.04%  $4,006.73 106.84% $3,638.69 $3,240.13 112.30% 97.03%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 24 $100.50 -$164.16 0.07%  $300.35 NA $263.15 -$64.77 NA -160.30%
Electronics (General) 164 $1,195.80 $5,131.48 23.30%  $7,352.42 143.28% $6,364.33 $3,332.57 190.97% 124.03%
Engineering/Construction 48 $282.77 $613.29 46.11%  $1,369.93 223.37% $1,073.44 $1,965.60 54.61% 175.03%
Entertainment 79 $5,437.03 $18,602.89 29.23%  $19,495.47 104.80% $19,016.24 -$178.23 NA 102.22%
Environmental & Waste Services 89 $1,448.57 $2,152.61 67.29%  $2,711.99 125.99% $2,458.88 $2,200.40 111.75% 114.23%
Farming/Agriculture 37 $1,954.63 $4,984.33 39.22%  $3,888.36 78.01% $3,751.71 $2,074.62 180.84% 75.27%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 258 $8,085.55 $42,573.15 18.99%  $25,933.36 60.91% $24,231.39 $32,324.05 74.96% 56.92%
Food Processing 87 $9,019.12 $16,088.94 56.06%  $18,471.51 114.81% $15,614.89 $16,015.79 97.50% 97.05%
Food Wholesalers 16 $731.90 $1,347.18 54.33%  $3,314.00 246.00% $1,706.12 $1,858.16 91.82% 126.64%
Furn/Home Furnishings 30 $524.66 $2,651.28 19.79%  $1,874.41 70.70% $1,791.77 $1,444.36 124.05% 67.58%
Green & Renewable Energy 25 $505.00 -$252.81 0.98%  $505.73 NA -$2,717.45 -$1,068.45 NA 1074.89%
Healthcare Products 254 $4,359.82 $15,309.77 28.48%  $9,595.85 62.68% $6,315.83 $13,887.35 45.48% 41.25%
Healthcare Support Services 121 $4,987.47 $26,589.66 18.76%  $17,588.92 66.15% $13,045.93 $27,214.01 47.94% 49.06%
Heathcare Information and Technology 125 $541.32 $5,445.35 9.94%  $4,591.62 84.32% $2,503.02 $5,798.27 43.17% 45.97%
Homebuilding 33 $355.01 $5,035.73 7.05%  $2,225.80 44.20% $1,995.31 $983.77 202.82% 39.62%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 38 $206.47 $703.48 29.35%  $4,342.55 617.30% $3,326.11 -$6,620.51 NA 472.81%
Hotel/Gaming 69 $5,593.89 $8,114.50 68.94%  $8,295.94 102.24% $7,299.59 $5,478.92 133.23% 89.96%
Household Products 129 $11,814.73 $17,357.63 68.07%  $13,913.50 80.16% $9,638.45 $18,375.60 52.45% 55.53%
Information Services 64 $5,489.91 $19,810.52 27.71%  $22,823.79 115.21% $18,965.49 $22,032.72 86.08% 95.73%
Insurance (General) 19 $3,251.45 $5,663.57 57.41%  $19,106.19 337.35% $18,774.72 $10,171.31 184.59% 331.50%
Insurance (Life) 22 $4,734.28 $15,641.81 30.27%  $11,314.35 72.33% $10,860.32 $15,761.45 68.90% 69.43%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50 $3,747.43 $11,942.87 31.38%  $9,527.65 79.78% $8,642.97 $11,780.81 73.36% 72.37%
Investments & Asset Management 156 $9,970.08 $18,597.68 53.61%  $22,258.57 119.68% $18,345.87 $16,812.67 109.12% 98.65%
Machinery 127 $3,235.21 $8,618.35 37.54%  $7,136.20 82.80% $6,586.07 $9,537.46 69.05% 76.42%
Metals & Mining 97 $328.20 -$9,315.49 0.20%  $738.20 NA -$879.09 -$10,016.50 NA 9.44%
Office Equipment & Services 24 $478.97 $1,207.53 39.67%  $792.46 65.63% $742.94 $1,066.83 69.64% 61.53%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 7 $22,799.00 $1,749.90 1.38%  $24,309.35 1389.18% $23,835.53 $2,332.75 1021.78% 1362.11%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 330 $4,956.40 -$110,768.03 0.89%  $5,132.10 NA -$20,856.36 -$94,625.37 NA 18.83%
Oil/Gas Distribution 78 $26,996.88 $4,163.51 648.42%  $28,017.30 672.92% $10,825.71 -$41,034.63 NA 260.01%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 148 $9,746.42 -$17,822.39 1.97%  $16,211.22 NA $14,086.10 -$10,106.18 NA -79.04%
Packaging & Container 26 $2,207.66 $4,152.39 53.17%  $4,190.89 100.93% $3,739.52 $3,120.72 119.83% 90.06%
Paper/Forest Products 23 $248.79 $1,894.67 13.13%  $360.42 19.02% $355.21 $1,556.83 22.82% 18.75%
Power 68 $19,056.83 $12,363.86 154.13%  $19,700.91 159.34% $13,071.24 -$38,170.43 NA 105.72%
Precious Metals 109 $185.07 -$1,998.76 0.78%  $189.74 NA -$200.69 -$2,231.04 NA 10.04%
Publishing & Newspapers 37 $971.15 $832.33 116.68%  $1,295.44 155.64% $1,050.07 $1,914.00 54.86% 126.16%
R.E.I.T. 238 $42,031.63 $35,610.57 118.03%  $39,714.68 111.52% $10,133.93 $66,869.83 15.15% 28.46%
Real Estate (Development) 18 $0.26 $384.93 0.07%  $3.89 1.01% $0.32 $561.51 0.06% 0.08%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 $29.59 $44.96 65.80%  $53.48 118.95% $52.13 $91.20 57.15% 115.93%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 54 $130.03 $1,131.43 11.49%  $361.15 31.92% $302.48 $1,243.41 24.33% 26.73%
Recreation 66 $1,680.86 $2,587.56 64.96%  $2,703.20 104.47% $2,474.47 $2,020.67 122.46% 95.63%
Reinsurance 3 $98.30 $1,289.30 7.62%  $378.30 29.34% $367.90 $1,147.18 32.07% 28.53%
Restaurant/Dining 86 $6,207.60 $12,250.75 50.67%  $29,939.62 244.39% $29,104.88 $10,076.13 288.85% 237.58%
Retail (Automotive) 25 $438.68 $5,438.51 8.07%  $5,246.65 96.47% $5,054.27 $3,186.56 158.61% 92.93%
Retail (Building Supply) 6 $4,383.00 $9,954.78 44.03%  $14,472.30 145.38% $14,110.63 $10,690.98 131.99% 141.75%
Retail (Distributors) 88 $1,737.64 $4,865.13 35.72%  $5,116.50 105.17% $4,279.66 $341.26 1254.09% 87.97%
Retail (General) 19 $9,978.28 $21,717.68 45.95%  $26,874.64 123.75% $26,449.66 $25,601.66 103.31% 121.79%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 $688.39 $3,219.89 21.38%  $3,320.41 103.12% $3,212.03 $526.56 610.00% 99.76%
Retail (Online) 57 $268.82 $5,676.10 4.74%  $3,627.58 63.91% $3,306.27 $6,241.90 52.97% 58.25%
Retail (Special Lines) 108 $7,463.84 $20,158.87 37.03%  $23,671.26 117.42% $22,475.91 $20,326.11 110.58% 111.49%
Rubber& Tires 4 $98.10 $546.95 17.94%  $504.60 92.26% $450.49 -$184.66 NA 82.36%
Semiconductor 80 $11,874.98 $23,292.03 50.98%  $25,600.95 109.91% $21,481.10 $17,962.04 119.59% 92.23%
Semiconductor Equip 45 $1,126.48 $3,830.75 29.41%  $3,512.33 91.69% $3,205.18 $3,030.16 105.78% 83.67%
Shipbuilding & Marine 11 $32.47 -$370.35 0.10%  $117.17 NA $29.63 -$321.60 NA -8.00%
Shoe 10 $1,127.53 $4,443.07 25.38%  $267.24 6.01% $249.70 $5,015.31 4.98% 5.62%
Software (Entertainment) 13 $195.00 $1,905.26 10.23%  $1,503.80 78.93% $1,443.73 $2,784.18 51.85% 75.78%
Software (Internet) 297 $1,165.14 $20,999.79 5.55%  $11,367.88 54.13% $8,437.39 $13,201.35 63.91% 40.18%
Software (System & Application) 236 $15,151.34 $29,411.55 51.51%  $48,354.25 164.41% $38,998.65 $30,217.80 129.06% 132.60%
Steel 38 $1,138.13 -$4,418.22 0.71%  $1,441.95 NA $268.62 $682.35 39.37% -6.08%
Telecom (Wireless) 17 $85.60 -$1,851.87 0.49%  $107.39 NA $28.77 -$3,437.22 NA -1.55%
Telecom. Equipment 107 $5,877.44 $13,306.18 44.17%  $14,190.76 106.65% $12,349.11 $12,071.32 102.30% 92.81%
Telecom. Services 67 $22,750.61 $33,014.50 68.91%  $24,261.74 73.49% $24,027.70 $35,725.47 67.26% 72.78%
Tobacco 22 $13,244.00 $17,362.25 76.28%  $14,100.31 81.21% $13,989.61 $16,377.11 85.42% 80.57%
Transportation 17 $3,378.20 $7,955.78 42.46%  $8,986.87 112.96% $8,257.28 $4,945.00 166.98% 103.79%
Transportation (Railroads) 7 $3,377.03 $8,245.73 40.95%  $7,882.78 95.60% $7,799.56 $4,347.04 179.42% 94.59%
Trucking 30 $345.65 $2,476.53 13.96%  $2,117.31 85.50% $2,078.31 -$5,084.32 NA 83.92%
Utility (General) 18 $7,757.38 $10,003.60 77.55%  $7,821.86 78.19% $3,960.36 -$12,849.58 NA 39.59%
Utility (Water) 22 $512.49 $820.70 56.09%  $677.59 82.56% $621.98 -$578.98 NA 75.79%
Total Market 7330 $491,298.76 $875,901.35 56.09%  $677.59 0.08% $838,992.77 $681,234.33 123.16% 95.79%
Total Market (without financials) 6100 $428,963.34 $645,545.39 66.45%  $1,043,006.79 161.57% $691,921.43 $483,184.68 143.20% 107.18%