PE Ratio by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2016

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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 44 80.95 110.61 20.56 21.45 18.14 4.49% 4.04
Aerospace/Defense 92 45.42 31.25 35.64 17.81 17.89 10.99% 1.63
Air Transport 20 21.23 12.01 11.79 17.80 7.91 20.16% 0.39
Apparel 63 18.57 18.42 19.55 24.09 22.60 14.79% 1.53
Auto & Truck 19 14.01 12.19 46.53 15.42 10.87 15.99% 0.68
Auto Parts 65 21.75 254.74 15.44 19.41 10.90 15.53% 0.70
Bank (Money Center) 9 17.44 13.43 11.86 14.70 11.11 8.60% 1.29
Banks (Regional) 644 27.03 18.15 15.81 15.74 14.14 9.60% 1.47
Beverage (Alcoholic) 22 32.01 38.20 27.47 32.54 31.45 13.86% 2.27
Beverage (Soft) 43 92.78 39.02 29.89 25.61 28.53 9.81% 2.91
Broadcasting 29 28.60 24.16 17.48 12.73 14.53 6.73% 2.16
Brokerage & Investment Banking 42 46.67 43.78 16.58 15.41 15.99 14.17% 1.13
Building Materials 39 32.70 28.88 19.02 28.23 26.64 14.77% 1.80
Business & Consumer Services 159 34.07 25.70 30.73 35.14 23.09 14.93% 1.55
Cable TV 19 24.17 29.37 26.74 20.49 20.41 11.22% 1.82
Chemical (Basic) 42 25.26 13.09 19.44 22.54 11.41 6.97% 1.64
Chemical (Diversified) 9 13.19 25.40 12.03 15.07 15.54 12.26% 1.27
Chemical (Specialty) 104 28.94 48.33 17.64 15.87 16.32 11.47% 1.42
Coal & Related Energy 38 6.98 6.84 20.76 NA 4.83 116.00% 0.04
Computer Services 118 237.76 31.90 15.64 14.39 12.53 13.39% 0.94
Computers/Peripherals 64 35.77 32.93 46.89 11.07 11.18 17.06% 0.66
Construction Supplies 52 17.54 35.85 14.29 14.97 13.45 11.36% 1.18
Diversified 26 25.51 24.79 27.31 11.80 15.78 11.36% 1.39
Drugs (Biotechnology) 411 47.27 79.14 63.39 44.31 19.24 18.36% 1.05
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 157 32.11 41.82 27.89 21.35 22.36 19.87% 1.13
Education 40 17.84 22.74 20.46 28.20 19.14 11.18% 1.71
Electrical Equipment 120 23.46 25.87 17.85 22.85 16.89 16.35% 1.03
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 25 21.92 20.81 13.34 21.37 17.48 16.27% 1.07
Electronics (General) 167 26.41 42.27 21.07 16.84 16.13 16.84% 0.96
Engineering/Construction 51 20.46 21.99 16.17 196.19 15.07 12.85% 1.17
Entertainment 84 16.49 372.57 67.91 14.24 13.92 15.87% 0.88
Environmental & Waste Services 97 68.44 56.02 20.51 26.94 26.34 14.45% 1.82
Farming/Agriculture 37 16.25 19.29 40.32 13.23 13.76 13.34% 1.03
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 272 26.47 66.90 18.00 8.53 9.29 12.22% 0.76
Food Processing 89 46.27 64.36 23.08 32.63 22.19 12.79% 1.73
Food Wholesalers 14 23.79 24.43 17.43 27.94 30.14 11.63% 2.59
Furn/Home Furnishings 30 24.74 20.10 16.94 25.88 21.27 15.21% 1.40
Green & Renewable Energy 28 74.41 90.28 43.15 NA 26.63 17.12% 1.56
Healthcare Products 254 66.58 72.60 32.60 35.58 25.66 17.27% 1.49
Healthcare Support Services 127 52.20 40.30 25.82 22.92 20.26 18.30% 1.11
Heathcare Information and Technology 126 58.04 65.64 33.69 47.57 32.32 17.69% 1.83
Homebuilding 34 22.92 15.59 14.31 12.50 12.00 19.09% 0.63
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 58 40.10 38.98 21.92 29.17 23.44 10.93% 2.14
Hotel/Gaming 73 45.25 185.89 19.15 33.82 14.89 30.46% 0.49
Household Products 134 25.45 30.37 19.67 33.43 29.18 10.80% 2.70
Information Services 70 31.52 26.22 17.64 29.88 27.67 13.94% 1.99
Insurance (General) 20 16.75 24.85 15.58 15.13 16.56 11.48% 1.44
Insurance (Life) 25 17.52 13.98 11.61 11.64 10.60 8.91% 1.19
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 53 27.02 21.60 15.10 12.06 12.28 11.43% 1.07
Investments & Asset Management 145 23.08 24.48 12.50 14.92 15.27 11.44% 1.33
Machinery 130 22.59 28.01 22.43 15.36 17.82 12.37% 1.44
Metals & Mining 114 17.69 24.17 17.99 NA 19.94 24.19% 0.82
Office Equipment & Services 24 21.09 13.86 12.49 15.16 12.42 13.58% 0.91
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 7 26.97 17.96 52.50 9.45 17.31 -6.32% NA
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 351 11.63 18.94 98.69 3.97 11.37 4.04% 2.81
Oil/Gas Distribution 79 43.91 26.55 19.74 20.09 21.82 11.57% 1.89
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 143 15.30 27.19 48.59 9.16 10.64 -1.01% NA
Packaging & Container 25 38.22 32.96 16.84 23.36 23.05 10.56% 2.18
Paper/Forest Products 20 27.96 48.08 17.62 39.96 18.63 7.54% 2.47
Power 73 21.34 21.38 17.61 18.47 18.45 6.42% 2.87
Precious Metals 113 294.91 12.89 21.14 NA 19.16 5.36% 3.57
Publshing & Newspapers 39 54.25 46.12 16.83 16.14 14.98 9.01% 1.66
R.E.I.T. 221 244.00 82.14 45.77 30.57 25.62 6.90% 3.71
Real Estate (Development) 21 43.79 327.16 20.44 284.97 28.71 18.90% 1.52
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 12 36.44 71.62 43.86 5.47 42.59 15.30% 2.78
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 55 63.06 81.31 23.04 30.54 24.37 15.39% 1.58
Recreation 65 30.96 34.19 19.23 26.75 23.83 15.50% 1.54
Reinsurance 3 63.19 12.16 13.57 9.56 12.17 7.00% 1.74
Restaurant/Dining 83 42.86 29.84 35.58 25.96 26.84 17.36% 1.55
Retail (Automotive) 26 17.62 16.56 22.59 20.46 18.90 14.23% 1.33
Retail (Building Supply) 5 35.98 37.89 28.62 26.85 24.23 22.23% 1.09
Retail (Distributors) 83 60.88 28.79 97.77 18.28 16.36 15.01% 1.09
Retail (General) 19 22.13 22.74 82.59 17.35 15.56 10.82% 1.44
Retail (Grocery and Food) 17 21.82 26.88 19.49 23.06 20.35 12.78% 1.59
Retail (Online) 39 60.79 104.32 89.70 155.47 106.18 21.59% 4.92
Retail (Special Lines) 124 21.67 28.43 20.48 19.30 18.23 13.68% 1.33
Rubber& Tires 4 42.65 95.30 10.21 4.26 3.73 3.00% 1.24
Semiconductor 87 722.76 70.95 24.88 18.30 17.82 17.41% 1.02
Semiconductor Equip 46 33.42 241.44 59.48 34.89 18.41 15.47% 1.19
Shipbuilding & Marine 11 11.83 10.75 13.97 14.05 2.72 35.50% 0.08
Shoe 11 16.96 16.35 19.17 30.82 27.86 21.59% 1.29
Software (Entertainment) 17 29.15 25.66 45.96 45.00 25.69 13.30% 1.93
Software (Internet) 308 136.07 77.74 52.42 41.33 40.25 22.91% 1.76
Software (System & Application) 241 127.65 63.18 71.76 33.94 30.07 20.63% 1.46
Steel 36 19.73 52.45 20.33 NA 17.69 6.70% 2.64
Telecom (Wireless) 19 59.53 23.02 111.74 NA 19.53 -12.69% NA
Telecom. Equipment 121 129.02 91.57 30.39 17.11 16.39 17.32% 0.95
Telecom. Services 65 123.73 60.37 42.85 26.67 25.97 10.28% 2.53
Tobacco 20 34.97 19.88 22.65 23.33 20.30 8.91% 2.28
Transportation 21 22.34 23.03 16.01 30.36 23.83 45.51% 0.52
Transportation (Railroads) 12 14.73 34.20 14.34 13.06 13.57 8.31% 1.63
Trucking 26 15.46 12.99 13.42 18.70 14.85 13.54% 1.10
Unclassified 3 4.56 5.13 NA 9.76 5.13 NA NA
Utility (General) 20 19.30 27.55 16.65 17.06 18.63 5.68% 3.28
Utility (Water) 18 20.30 20.74 48.02 24.18 22.41 7.52% 2.98
Total Market 7480 59.42 46.05 29.63 19.53 18.17 13.66% 1.33

Last Updated in January 2016
By Aswath Damodaran