Fundamental Growth in EPS by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2018

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on which companies are included in each industry

Industry Name Number of Firms ROE Retention Ratio Fundamental Growth 
Advertising 40 -0.88% 47.15% -0.41%
Aerospace/Defense 87 29.03% 60.48% 17.56%
Air Transport 17 24.78% 84.73% 21.00%
Apparel 51 7.62% 22.47% 1.71%
Auto & Truck 18 8.64% 30.51% 2.63%
Auto Parts 62 24.14% 86.15% 20.79%
Bank (Money Center) 11 9.93% 75.43% 7.49%
Banks (Regional) 612 9.03% 69.09% 6.24%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 28 25.16% 79.63% 20.03%
Beverage (Soft) 35 28.39% 15.10% 4.29%
Broadcasting 27 18.11% 59.42% 10.76%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 42 11.41% 79.37% 9.06%
Building Materials 39 23.81% 84.71% 20.17%
Business & Consumer Services 169 18.32% 73.67% 13.49%
Cable TV 14 11.05% 66.79% 7.38%
Chemical (Basic) 38 18.60% 72.71% 13.53%
Chemical (Diversified) 7 14.20% 41.94% 5.96%
Chemical (Specialty) 99 17.00% 60.21% 10.23%
Coal & Related Energy 30 -646.39% 84.27% -544.72%
Computer Services 111 28.66% 61.45% 17.61%
Computers/Peripherals 58 28.55% 71.06% 20.29%
Construction Supplies 49 13.23% 42.37% 5.61%
Diversified 24 9.59% 64.75% 6.21%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 459 13.45% 39.74% 5.34%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 185 14.39% 16.46% 2.37%
Education 34 2.60% 70.31% 1.83%
Electrical Equipment 118 13.54% 42.41% 5.74%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 24 -29.60% 99.82% -29.55%
Electronics (General) 167 11.30% 79.78% 9.01%
Engineering/Construction 49 7.71% 83.11% 6.41%
Entertainment 90 18.99% 70.19% 13.33%
Environmental & Waste Services 87 9.47% 28.85% 2.73%
Farming/Agriculture 34 12.10% 59.25% 7.17%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 264 -0.29% 84.71% -0.24%
Food Processing 87 11.54% 41.17% 4.75%
Food Wholesalers 15 16.64% 53.78% 8.95%
Furn/Home Furnishings 31 17.62% 76.73% 13.52%
Green & Renewable Energy 22 0.66% -635.69% -4.17%
Healthcare Products 251 9.51% 63.09% 6.00%
Healthcare Support Services 115 17.40% 81.36% 14.16%
Heathcare Information and Technology 112 10.80% 90.68% 9.79%
Homebuilding 32 12.49% 91.64% 11.44%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 35 8.21% 75.86% 6.23%
Hotel/Gaming 70 12.94% 36.94% 4.78%
Household Products 131 29.25% 50.38% 14.74%
Information Services 61 20.91% 72.74% 15.21%
Insurance (General) 21 1.97% -1.15% -0.02%
Insurance (Life) 25 4.17% 34.23% 1.43%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50 7.29% 57.35% 4.18%
Investments & Asset Management 165 13.75% 63.67% 8.76%
Machinery 126 19.08% 69.90% 13.34%
Metals & Mining 102 10.78% 81.43% 8.78%
Office Equipment & Services 24 8.70% 17.64% 1.53%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 5 5.90% -16.21% -0.96%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 311 -4.87% 99.17% -4.83%
Oil/Gas Distribution 16 1.97% -210.27% -4.15%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 130 1.97% -142.27% -2.80%
Packaging & Container 25 20.54% 60.41% 12.41%
Paper/Forest Products 21 6.15% 53.26% 3.27%
Power 61 15.55% 54.26% 8.43%
Precious Metals 111 1.89% 36.22% 0.68%
Publishing & Newspapers 41 -2.51% 99.37% -2.49%
R.E.I.T. 244 9.54% -4.87% -0.46%
Real Estate (Development) 20 4.62% 100.00% 4.62%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 10 4.17% 72.09% 3.00%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 60 15.06% 90.10% 13.57%
Recreation 70 5.26% -100.83% -5.30%
Reinsurance 3 6.05% 88.60% 5.36%
Restaurant/Dining 81 95.67% 48.88% 46.77%
Retail (Automotive) 25 34.26% 95.41% 32.68%
Retail (Building Supply) 8 91.26% 56.36% 51.44%
Retail (Distributors) 92 16.05% 69.79% 11.20%
Retail (General) 18 16.10% 50.47% 8.12%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 24.43% 78.98% 19.30%
Retail (Online) 61 18.72% 93.54% 17.51%
Retail (Special Lines) 106 16.59% 59.98% 9.95%
Rubber& Tires 4 21.44% 89.68% 19.23%
Semiconductor 72 19.87% 62.52% 12.42%
Semiconductor Equip 45 33.63% 85.07% 28.61%
Shipbuilding & Marine 9 -1.88% 99.90% -1.87%
Shoe 11 25.32% 71.51% 18.11%
Software (Entertainment) 13 16.33% 90.43% 14.77%
Software (Internet) 305 18.52% 99.73% 18.47%
Software (System & Application) 255 17.08% 49.72% 8.49%
Steel 37 12.23% 65.74% 8.04%
Telecom (Wireless) 18 1.87% 88.93% 1.66%
Telecom. Equipment 104 15.31% 56.10% 8.59%
Telecom. Services 66 16.34% 15.59% 2.55%
Tobacco 24 -282.12% 49.56% -139.82%
Transportation 18 28.97% 52.66% 15.26%
Transportation (Railroads) 8 17.41% 61.85% 10.76%
Trucking 30 7.87% 72.54% 5.71%
Utility (General) 18 9.95% 23.67% 2.35%
Utility (Water) 23 13.63% 57.06% 7.78%
Total Market 7247 13.63% 57.06% 7.78%
Total Market (without financials) 6057 14.54% 52.77% 7.67%



Last updated in January 2018
By Aswath Damodaran