Insider and Institutional Holdings by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2020

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on which companies are included in each industry


Industry Name Number of Firms CEO Holding Institutional Holdings Insider Holdings
Advertising 47 5.04% 37.55% 16.10%
Aerospace/Defense 77 3.05% 57.10% 9.94%
Air Transport 18 1.77% 73.02% 4.26%
Apparel 51 9.13% 50.56% 18.04%
Auto & Truck 13 6.96% 60.63% 9.57%
Auto Parts 46 2.91% 59.91% 11.32%
Bank (Money Center) 7 0.15% 58.45% 7.07%
Banks (Regional) 611 1.79% 35.43% 12.08%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 21 1.62% 45.56% 9.67%
Beverage (Soft) 34 4.04% 26.11% 8.71%
Broadcasting 27 7.54% 58.77% 24.16%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 39 4.51% 65.66% 13.59%
Building Materials 42 1.89% 68.57% 5.27%
Business & Consumer Services 165 7.24% 52.47% 20.18%
Cable TV 14 0.55% 57.09% 6.13%
Chemical (Basic) 43 8.50% 37.53% 16.46%
Chemical (Diversified) 6 1.47% 79.31% 3.52%
Chemical (Specialty) 94 2.08% 57.42% 8.77%
Coal & Related Energy 22 2.84% 36.23% 9.79%
Computer Services 106 7.37% 54.94% 15.67%
Computers/Peripherals 48 3.69% 45.72% 12.04%
Construction Supplies 44 3.72% 72.80% 5.72%
Diversified 23 2.21% 54.02% 4.31%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 503 3.36% 36.14% 9.36%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 267 4.80% 27.23% 13.33%
Education 35 2.24% 53.93% 11.77%
Electrical Equipment 113 5.00% 40.68% 17.75%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 20 8.67% 28.16% 20.81%
Electronics (General) 153 3.99% 44.92% 14.42%
Engineering/Construction 54 6.91% 67.62% 10.60%
Entertainment 107 9.29% 43.91% 20.66%
Environmental & Waste Services 82 7.42% 45.59% 16.69%
Farming/Agriculture 31 4.63% 44.07% 15.33%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 232 3.71% 38.83% 12.59%
Food Processing 88 5.03% 49.76% 13.05%
Food Wholesalers 17 4.88% 62.79% 17.85%
Furn/Home Furnishings 35 6.00% 42.58% 20.03%
Green & Renewable Energy 22 9.85% 34.20% 16.63%
Healthcare Products 242 4.17% 46.13% 11.69%
Healthcare Support Services 128 6.55% 49.12% 17.65%
Heathcare Information and Technology 129 7.48% 50.57% 17.23%
Homebuilding 32 7.57% 76.85% 14.19%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 36 4.24% 53.79% 14.08%
Hotel/Gaming 65 5.24% 62.92% 15.17%
Household Products 127 12.62% 33.81% 22.85%
Information Services 69 6.17% 62.18% 12.89%
Insurance (General) 19 2.14% 73.31% 12.16%
Insurance (Life) 24 0.77% 65.79% 3.80%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 51 4.13% 56.87% 14.60%
Investments & Asset Management 192 10.79% 47.07% 15.41%
Machinery 120 2.69% 67.31% 10.97%
Metals & Mining 92 13.19% 20.82% 21.05%
Office Equipment & Services 22 3.58% 60.25% 8.46%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 4 0.28% 72.96% 1.27%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 269 6.50% 37.71% 13.92%
Oil/Gas Distribution 24 6.62% 56.55% 9.87%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 136 4.54% 52.96% 11.51%
Packaging & Container 24 1.04% 69.45% 7.46%
Paper/Forest Products 15 0.57% 75.42% 3.22%
Power 52 0.89% 70.95% 5.06%
Precious Metals 83 5.71% 20.26% 19.01%
Publishing & Newspapers 31 2.06% 56.62% 9.96%
R.E.I.T. 234 1.51% 76.56% 3.67%
Real Estate (Development) 20 13.55% 30.84% 24.13%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 12 0.99% 53.10% 20.91%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 57 13.35% 34.20% 25.28%
Recreation 63 10.02% 51.81% 19.69%
Reinsurance 2 0.26% 89.82% 1.96%
Restaurant/Dining 77 4.27% 59.78% 11.30%
Retail (Automotive) 26 7.55% 74.19% 11.22%
Retail (Building Supply) 17 1.32% 77.59% 9.62%
Retail (Distributors) 80 5.77% 60.43% 12.79%
Retail (General) 18 0.89% 72.86% 6.41%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 13 9.72% 47.71% 16.17%
Retail (Online) 70 9.02% 42.36% 21.01%
Retail (Special Lines) 89 3.44% 67.43% 10.96%
Rubber& Tires 4 4.45% 46.72% 4.56%
Semiconductor 72 2.47% 58.82% 8.94%
Semiconductor Equip 39 2.08% 64.09% 8.67%
Shipbuilding & Marine 10 12.15% 38.46% 18.10%
Shoe 11 0.97% 78.12% 6.60%
Software (Entertainment) 86 8.49% 36.62% 18.94%
Software (Internet) 30 14.44% 46.60% 21.21%
Software (System & Application) 363 6.54% 48.09% 16.15%
Steel 32 1.15% 66.78% 5.65%
Telecom (Wireless) 18 3.54% 49.33% 9.42%
Telecom. Equipment 91 5.59% 46.08% 14.62%
Telecom. Services 67 5.75% 38.82% 17.39%
Tobacco 17 2.70% 41.63% 7.26%
Transportation 18 2.54% 82.45% 6.23%
Transportation (Railroads) 8 1.07% 63.91% 2.81%
Trucking 33 2.05% 55.91% 15.73%
Utility (General) 16 0.12% 80.39% 0.56%
Utility (Water) 17 2.13% 49.96% 5.25%
Total Market 7053 4.74% 48.57% 12.92%
Total Market (without financials) 5878 4.93% 50.03% 12.96%


Last Updated in January 2020
By Aswath Damodaran