PE Ratio by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2017

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Industry Name Number of firms Current PE Trailing PE Forward PE Aggregate Mkt Cap/ Net Income Aggregate Mkt Cap/ Trailing Net Income Expected growth - next 5 years PEG Ratio
Advertising 41 23.48 110.96 17.12 22.72 15.74 8.44% 1.86
Aerospace/Defense 96 58.37 44.24 30.85 19.67 17.11 8.90% 1.92
Air Transport 18 10.58 13.94 15.00 6.31 8.34 3.79% 2.20
Apparel 58 24.89 41.13 18.30 20.80 20.53 13.18% 1.56
Auto & Truck 15 13.64 12.90 11.27 6.86 5.33 16.19% 0.33
Auto Parts 63 20.32 23.84 14.43 9.95 13.67 13.85% 0.99
Bank (Money Center) 10 14.91 13.65 14.22 12.41 12.95 7.65% 1.69
Banks (Regional) 645 22.69 20.94 22.30 19.15 18.59 8.91% 2.09
Beverage (Alcoholic) 25 45.06 65.81 27.25 27.48 24.38 18.26% 1.34
Beverage (Soft) 36 58.37 31.11 52.36 26.42 24.16 9.64% 2.51
Broadcasting 30 20.98 27.67 16.42 32.59 15.08 7.97% 1.89
Brokerage & Investment Banking 45 30.04 23.56 18.88 18.72 18.88 14.51% 1.30
Building Materials 41 28.06 26.23 19.86 21.92 17.51 14.70% 1.19
Business & Consumer Services 165 47.18 31.94 22.71 30.97 24.82 14.66% 1.69
Cable TV 14 52.74 20.64 27.17 33.11 21.68 13.73% 1.58
Chemical (Basic) 45 15.83 19.05 18.40 25.48 16.02 8.59% 1.86
Chemical (Diversified) 8 25.72 17.32 13.83 14.14 13.18 12.42% 1.06
Chemical (Specialty) 100 29.26 33.69 40.07 26.86 27.82 11.48% 2.42
Coal & Related Energy 38 12.20 16.03 30.39 NA 11.69 NA NA
Computer Services 117 32.51 152.11 20.43 15.44 16.26 12.46% 1.30
Computers/Peripherals 55 80.05 20.15 40.33 14.33 13.47 17.20% 0.78
Construction Supplies 51 39.82 29.98 25.57 20.41 28.95 12.43% 2.33
Diversified 24 27.12 39.74 30.58 32.66 19.95 11.31% 1.76
Drugs (Biotechnology) 426 321.61 245.74 110.44 25.36 14.93 17.17% 0.87
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 164 182.25 43.69 21.19 30.88 25.69 31.39% 0.82
Education 36 27.76 35.51 36.03 NA 21.09 13.00% 1.62
Electrical Equipment 119 28.39 2168.35 25.96 27.91 24.34 14.94% 1.63
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 24 21.29 19.28 14.22 28.60 21.41 17.00% 1.26
Electronics (General) 164 37.49 51.91 34.12 30.70 20.81 18.19% 1.14
Engineering/Construction 48 31.35 543.30 23.52 64.20 33.35 11.97% 2.78
Entertainment 79 34.22 36.64 29.32 18.42 17.31 12.11% 1.43
Environmental & Waste Services 89 468.68 43.63 28.63 38.47 30.26 14.09% 2.15
Farming/Agriculture 37 35.65 20.69 24.78 18.18 18.66 13.40% 1.39
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 258 40.65 29.88 30.20 10.71 11.10 10.31% 1.08
Food Processing 87 32.60 36.05 24.48 24.90 28.01 10.66% 2.63
Food Wholesalers 16 28.81 133.24 22.46 31.97 30.64 11.49% 2.67
Furn/Home Furnishings 30 21.04 27.31 20.33 21.86 17.77 13.94% 1.28
Green & Renewable Energy 25 78.91 41.75 55.91 NA 25.53 -29.59% NA
Healthcare Products 254 60.03 112.40 50.44 35.61 26.74 16.62% 1.61
Healthcare Support Services 121 140.09 62.53 25.15 21.01 19.50 15.14% 1.29
Heathcare Information and Technology 125 53.51 63.21 36.41 35.93 32.46 18.58% 1.75
Homebuilding 33 21.85 17.74 12.90 13.15 12.03 14.99% 0.80
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 38 58.00 28.99 15.74 20.28 13.85 14.94% 0.93
Hotel/Gaming 69 68.84 28.50 22.18 16.51 19.47 12.56% 1.55
Household Products 129 33.90 60.99 22.30 28.70 24.61 21.67% 1.14
Information Services 64 33.97 28.26 20.76 31.57 27.96 13.38% 2.09
Insurance (General) 19 39.68 36.69 16.51 23.45 30.25 11.10% 2.73
Insurance (Life) 22 16.26 12.69 11.45 11.03 12.10 8.23% 1.47
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50 39.54 20.19 19.77 14.03 15.72 11.88% 1.32
Investments & Asset Management 156 27.99 36.24 15.12 17.42 16.73 13.15% 1.27
Machinery 127 28.86 38.04 26.46 25.00 23.19 12.07% 1.92
Metals & Mining 97 29.80 27.45 26.52 NA 32.82 19.62% 1.67
Office Equipment & Services 24 17.41 249.58 17.57 13.66 15.16 11.50% 1.32
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 7 35.81 41.87 38.09 29.67 41.87 10.62% 3.94
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 330 39.94 15.84 143.58 NA 5.52 0.59% 9.34
Oil/Gas Distribution 78 221.33 36.10 36.54 70.61 26.68 10.80% 2.47
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 148 102.69 170.78 952.88 25.40 20.06 0.78% 25.59
Packaging & Container 26 53.14 52.12 17.88 26.07 22.05 10.16% 2.17
Paper/Forest Products 23 53.30 39.78 14.49 NA 7.69 8.06% 0.95
Power 68 30.42 120.86 19.59 43.27 22.55 6.66% 3.39
Precious Metals 109 45.73 84.15 22.28 NA 112.54 6.00% 18.76
Publishing & Newspapers 37 30.47 87.04 19.36 NA 20.47 7.07% 2.90
R.E.I.T. 238 91.09 129.15 45.94 32.41 25.74 6.16% 4.18
Real Estate (Development) 18 45.30 20.87 19.53 NA 15.58 15.00% 1.04
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 62.09 75.10 27.78 36.99 42.89 17.50% 2.45
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 54 50.82 52.79 20.23 18.91 20.32 13.38% 1.52
Recreation 66 24.25 23.03 21.02 24.54 21.80 13.02% 1.67
Reinsurance 3 16.41 11.19 17.24 17.75 13.78 9.00% 1.53
Restaurant/Dining 86 2725.10 32.77 31.46 24.83 23.89 16.07% 1.49
Retail (Automotive) 25 17.22 20.73 16.70 19.04 18.07 11.80% 1.53
Retail (Building Supply) 6 37.28 30.82 24.02 23.84 22.29 20.23% 1.10
Retail (Distributors) 88 43.35 45.64 31.11 19.96 18.70 14.48% 1.29
Retail (General) 19 26.26 37.07 54.54 17.32 16.38 9.72% 1.68
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 22.93 20.79 18.94 16.92 17.17 10.52% 1.63
Retail (Online) 57 91.27 58.54 49.56 98.27 82.93 1.91% 43.53
Retail (Special Lines) 108 170.58 23.62 20.52 20.15 18.40 9.70% 1.90
Rubber& Tires 4 18.01 16.83 8.68 19.69 18.06 10.10% 1.79
Semiconductor 80 170.69 144.50 67.76 22.75 21.14 13.80% 1.53
Semiconductor Equip 45 101.15 39.68 21.88 22.25 20.42 16.94% 1.21
Shipbuilding & Marine 11 10.52 103.13 19.98 21.02 21.85 11.50% 1.90
Shoe 10 16.68 17.73 21.17 22.14 21.09 12.17% 1.73
Software (Entertainment) 13 25.32 785.32 25.81 30.08 25.76 14.71% 1.75
Software (Internet) 297 221.88 59.26 62.33 64.83 31.94 19.85% 1.61
Software (System & Application) 236 505.25 133.82 100.20 31.79 27.58 15.61% 1.77
Steel 38 66.29 44.56 21.19 NA 32.27 6.92% 4.67
Telecom (Wireless) 17 22.06 59.06 59.09 73.27 35.89 4.21% 8.52
Telecom. Equipment 107 50.23 50.77 26.40 19.66 17.99 10.02% 1.80
Telecom. Services 67 320.91 62.20 169.72 15.05 15.86 12.15% 1.31
Tobacco 22 20.05 19.24 20.57 23.07 20.51 10.34% 1.98
Transportation 17 37.84 30.41 19.11 22.77 21.83 15.30% 1.43
Transportation (Railroads) 7 18.66 19.60 18.59 18.22 19.90 8.98% 2.22
Trucking 30 43.04 84.64 21.82 16.80 20.98 10.18% 2.06
Utility (General) 18 21.12 29.51 19.34 26.45 20.77 6.36% 3.27
Utility (Water) 22 27.47 27.66 31.73 30.38 27.17 8.65% 3.14
Total Market 7330 114.15 77.30 46.11 27.09 19.86 12.15% 1.63
Total Market (without financials) 6100 131.58 87.96 50.96 32.20 21.15 12.61% 1.68

Last Updated in January 2017
By Aswath Damodaran