Industry Name Number of firms Price/Sales Net Margin EV/Sales Pre-tax Operating Margin
Advertising 41 1.12 6.04% 1.71 12.07%
Aerospace/Defense 96 1.35 7.15% 1.59 10.74%
Air Transport 18 0.94 10.79% 1.53 16.30%
Apparel 58 1.41 6.29% 1.81 11.31%
Auto & Truck 15 0.46 6.35% 1.07 5.39%
Auto Parts 63 0.67 4.76% 0.83 8.68%
Bank (Money Center) 10 3.17 24.50% 8.24 -0.12%
Banks (Regional) 645 4.38 23.39% 6.28 -0.13%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 25 4.71 19.13% 5.39 24.26%
Beverage (Soft) 36 3.12 12.81% 3.70 18.86%
Broadcasting 30 1.58 7.49% 3.02 23.09%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 45 2.58 13.42% 7.28 -0.07%
Building Materials 41 1.23 6.77% 1.49 10.45%
Business & Consumer Services 165 1.40 4.61% 1.83 10.47%
Cable TV 14 2.63 11.68% 3.83 19.21%
Chemical (Basic) 45 1.10 3.20% 1.68 10.24%
Chemical (Diversified) 8 1.54 11.68% 1.95 12.50%
Chemical (Specialty) 100 1.94 5.26% 2.42 14.16%
Coal & Related Energy 38 1.01 -17.72% 2.27 -14.27%
Computer Services 117 1.07 6.02% 1.30 8.61%
Computers/Peripherals 55 2.07 14.18% 2.33 19.82%
Construction Supplies 51 1.31 3.99% 1.78 9.23%
Diversified 24 2.10 9.96% 2.64 13.78%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 426 5.82 15.45% 6.57 27.89%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 164 4.19 14.19% 4.61 24.12%
Education 36 1.25 2.01% 1.49 7.84%
Electrical Equipment 119 2.01 6.71% 2.24 12.38%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 24 1.10 -1.72% 1.24 2.16%
Electronics (General) 164 1.59 5.80% 1.68 8.28%
Engineering/Construction 48 0.56 0.57% 0.68 3.98%
Entertainment 79 2.28 12.58% 2.88 21.50%
Environmental & Waste Services 89 1.78 4.63% 2.45 12.04%
Farming/Agriculture 37 0.62 3.18% 0.95 4.53%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 258 2.66 21.77% 31.81 7.78%
Food Processing 87 1.92 6.73% 2.38 13.66%
Food Wholesalers 16 0.37 1.13% 0.50 2.85%
Furn/Home Furnishings 30 1.09 6.02% 1.36 9.98%
Green & Renewable Energy 25 3.09 -9.57% 7.72 16.70%
Healthcare Products 254 3.34 9.95% 3.79 15.91%
Healthcare Support Services 121 0.46 2.30% 0.55 4.60%
Heathcare Information and Technology 125 3.29 8.08% 3.80 13.38%
Homebuilding 33 0.75 6.17% 1.18 10.02%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 38 0.50 0.52% 1.33 9.74%
Hotel/Gaming 69 2.39 8.06% 3.59 18.07%
Household Products 129 2.66 10.22% 3.13 18.39%
Information Services 64 4.02 12.94% 4.66 23.32%
Insurance (General) 19 1.33 4.30% 1.78 8.42%
Insurance (Life) 22 0.94 7.36% 1.34 12.51%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50 1.14 7.20% 1.43 11.43%
Investments & Asset Management 156 3.33 18.39% 4.56 17.93%
Machinery 127 1.90 6.60% 2.22 13.34%
Metals & Mining 97 1.58 -25.15% 2.33 5.17%
Office Equipment & Services 24 0.82 4.81% 1.18 10.19%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 7 2.10 0.56% 2.41 -3.04%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 330 4.15 -85.74% 5.77 -28.89%
Oil/Gas Distribution 78 1.84 1.55% 3.23 13.66%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 148 0.99 -4.28% 1.23 2.81%
Packaging & Container 26 1.03 3.78% 1.56 10.09%
Paper/Forest Products 23 0.65 8.30% 0.92 4.91%
Power 68 1.88 4.01% 3.43 18.44%
Precious Metals 109 2.83 -17.03% 3.22 14.61%
Publishing & Newspapers 37 0.63 1.59% 0.91 7.00%
R.E.I.T. 238 6.47 22.43% 11.43 22.99%
Real Estate (Development) 18 2.94 17.33% 4.31 5.21%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 5.61 4.56% 6.72 21.24%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 54 0.96 3.95% 1.61 7.90%
Recreation 66 1.62 6.70% 2.03 12.05%
Reinsurance 3 1.03 7.45% 1.25 11.31%
Restaurant/Dining 86 2.27 9.20% 2.99 13.65%
Retail (Automotive) 25 0.66 3.63% 1.04 5.63%
Retail (Building Supply) 6 1.42 6.25% 1.71 11.13%
Retail (Distributors) 88 0.90 3.52% 1.38 8.42%
Retail (General) 19 0.48 2.60% 0.66 4.33%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 0.32 1.89% 0.53 2.56%
Retail (Online) 57 2.84 2.97% 2.99 5.16%
Retail (Special Lines) 108 0.68 3.17% 0.99 6.19%
Rubber& Tires 4 0.56 2.96% 0.88 11.81%
Semiconductor 80 3.69 14.27% 4.00 20.94%
Semiconductor Equip 45 2.82 11.30% 2.86 17.00%
Shipbuilding & Marine 11 1.46 -7.62% 2.11 7.75%
Shoe 10 2.15 10.04% 2.24 12.10%
Software (Entertainment) 13 4.44 14.71% 4.52 17.30%
Software (Internet) 297 6.66 13.08% 6.76 21.69%
Software (System & Application) 236 4.20 11.21% 4.83 15.62%
Steel 38 0.78 -5.71% 1.07 0.64%
Telecom (Wireless) 17 1.15 -2.36% 2.32 4.29%
Telecom. Equipment 107 2.56 12.11% 2.97 18.27%
Telecom. Services 67 1.60 9.57% 2.61 18.74%
Tobacco 22 5.66 27.39% 6.47 40.28%
Transportation 17 1.14 4.99% 1.45 9.66%
Transportation (Railroads) 7 3.64 18.31% 4.58 32.14%
Trucking 30 0.81 3.84% 1.47 9.45%
Utility (General) 18 2.22 9.41% 3.72 19.79%
Utility (Water) 22 4.34 13.69% 6.20 29.97%
Total Market 7330 1.81 6.22% 2.89 10.28%
Total Market (without financials) 6100 1.74 5.10% 2.26 10.70%