Dividend Fundamentals by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2024

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on which companies are included in each industry


Industry Name Number of firms Total Dividends (US $ millions) Special Dividends as % of Total Dividends Dividend Payout Dividend Yield  Market Cap (US $ millions)  ROE Institutional Holdings Std Dev in Stock Prices
Advertising 57  $                  1,059.36 0.00% 282.84% 1.38% $77,002.78 3.25% 34.34% 56.41%
Aerospace/Defense 70  $                10,325.45 4.04% 53.69% 1.31% $788,306.41 13.19% 48.58% 36.40%
Air Transport 25  $                     503.10 0.00% 7.86% 0.57% $88,624.38 21.94% 41.26% 44.65%
Apparel 38  $                  1,691.36 0.00% 74.98% 2.75% $61,452.69 9.20% 48.99% 37.04%
Auto & Truck 34  $                  5,839.10 0.00% 35.46% 0.62% $937,020.12 9.37% 25.43% 59.70%
Auto Parts 39  $                     705.75 0.00% 45.37% 1.16% $60,935.66 5.72% 66.15% 37.07%
Bank (Money Center) 15  $                34,903.05 0.00% 24.34% 2.84% $1,229,927.16 14.87% 63.03% 22.51%
Banks (Regional) 625  $                18,260.63 0.25% 32.01% 3.36% $543,210.18 12.14% 35.52% 18.68%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 19  $                  1,374.50 0.00% 54.63% 1.48% $92,924.62 8.70% 31.21% 49.70%
Beverage (Soft) 29  $                15,531.30 0.00% 66.39% 2.47% $627,695.04 30.56% 41.26% 42.96%
Broadcasting 22  $                  1,166.89 2.35% 0.22% 3.22% $36,252.77 -2.16% 43.36% 38.46%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 27  $                12,346.39 0.24% 43.53% 2.37% $520,027.39 10.41% 66.54% 25.21%
Building Materials 44  $                  3,011.12 4.93% 29.02% 1.25% $241,657.92 21.35% 73.32% 28.72%
Business & Consumer Services 162  $                  8,152.71 4.15% 59.78% 1.39% $587,438.66 14.00% 54.40% 41.29%
Cable TV 10  $                  5,197.00 0.00% 21.93% 1.83% $284,186.32 19.47% 60.14% 33.01%
Chemical (Basic) 32  $                  5,979.30 -28.50% 131.27% 5.47% $109,276.38 8.89% 46.22% 38.92%
Chemical (Diversified) 4  $                     317.00 0.00% 1.04% 3.25% $9,759.91 -2.36% 56.66% 37.24%
Chemical (Specialty) 68  $                  7,981.39 0.01% 33.25% 1.66% $480,676.35 14.94% 61.39% 36.60%
Coal & Related Energy 18  $                     248.95 0.00% 15.16% 1.93% $12,890.31 29.07% 33.40% 55.69%
Computer Services 72  $                  7,387.79 0.27% 57.07% 2.25% $328,595.43 18.77% 49.66% 49.61%
Computers/Peripherals 36  $                18,324.54 0.00% 17.44% 0.58% $3,173,159.84 0.00% 47.98% 38.90%
Construction Supplies 45  $                  4,982.77 20.07% 23.71% 1.35% $369,334.98 27.11% 59.82% 37.83%
Diversified 23  $                  6,830.39 0.00% 8.16% 0.61% $1,126,322.72 15.87% 45.51% 52.25%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 572  $                18,656.01 0.00% 0.09% 1.53% $1,218,078.92 -11.59% 33.33% 61.98%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 245  $                38,968.19 0.08% 69.96% 2.36% $1,651,920.19 17.32% 28.43% 65.30%
Education 31  $                       97.12 260.71% 38.08% 0.24% $40,723.70 1.67% 53.67% 43.78%
Electrical Equipment 103  $                  2,451.02 0.00% 17.18% 1.00% $246,278.65 23.70% 41.00% 54.42%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 13  $                            -   0.00% 0.00% 0.00% $5,288.13 -6.63% 32.26% 39.42%
Electronics (General) 129  $                  1,831.58 0.52% 28.53% 0.68% $269,499.13 8.80% 44.57% 42.94%
Engineering/Construction 43  $                     492.60 0.00% 21.67% 0.39% $127,016.23 6.41% 64.23% 33.68%
Entertainment 98  $                  1,492.31 11.45% 0.34% 0.25% $602,730.43 -0.27% 35.11% 61.19%
Environmental & Waste Services 57  $                  2,133.70 0.00% 36.34% 1.05% $203,179.79 21.01% 36.46% 46.07%
Farming/Agriculture 42  $                  3,212.82 11.67% 17.33% 1.56% $205,847.19 27.51% 36.89% 54.14%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 172  $                22,615.11 1.10% 27.81% 0.99% $2,290,934.73 22.36% 51.03% 38.66%
Food Processing 82  $                11,853.45 0.00% 68.71% 2.92% $406,262.09 10.10% 43.79% 36.51%
Food Wholesalers 14  $                  1,054.30 0.00% 38.16% 1.64% $64,098.60 21.11% 66.10% 27.30%
Furn/Home Furnishings 31  $                  1,579.49 1.72% 0.86% 3.49% $45,303.68 -6.53% 52.42% 46.65%
Green & Renewable Energy 17  $                     284.20 0.00% 25.60% 1.22% $23,311.80 10.68% 46.39% 57.34%
Healthcare Products 230  $                  7,563.34 0.00% 41.77% 0.72% $1,050,360.26 8.31% 41.30% 52.21%
Healthcare Support Services 119  $                14,897.92 0.06% 29.63% 1.27% $1,172,283.05 15.62% 48.73% 49.53%
Heathcare Information and Technology 128  $                  1,752.49 0.00% 19.73% 0.24% $738,408.32 5.18% 47.02% 54.15%
Homebuilding 32  $                  1,349.61 0.26% 6.43% 0.63% $215,644.84 22.88% 72.87% 32.31%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 32  $                     908.40 0.00% 12.78% 0.74% $122,470.97 61.97% 52.00% 46.33%
Hotel/Gaming 68  $                  1,647.75 7.04% 8.43% 0.28% $586,730.34 35.87% 56.19% 40.80%
Household Products 93  $                29,193.22 0.00% 122.23% 4.49% $650,300.62 26.98% 39.43% 51.12%
Information Services 18  $                     760.90 0.00% 60.70% 1.17% $65,010.94 8.43% 62.07% 33.83%
Insurance (General) 21  $                  3,084.82 0.00% 32.75% 1.33% $231,312.81 13.52% 56.41% 40.38%
Insurance (Life) 23  $                  5,932.29 0.00% 381.21% 2.82% $210,042.35 1.32% 51.89% 30.85%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 50  $                  5,608.53 32.23% 35.13% 1.48% $379,832.75 10.36% 56.08% 27.40%
Investments & Asset Management 334  $                11,402.77 0.09% 42.11% 1.94% $588,140.18 13.78% 39.71% 15.15%
Machinery 103  $                  6,629.38 0.00% 36.27% 1.31% $505,755.66 19.02% 63.44% 33.44%
Metals & Mining 68  $                  3,736.70 0.00% 95.47% 2.57% $145,572.13 12.17% 21.98% 60.56%
Office Equipment & Services 17  $                     336.59 5.88% 225.17% 2.20% $15,265.46 2.66% 54.98% 30.28%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 4  $                26,842.29 0.00% 37.14% 3.66% $733,143.90 19.85% 50.49% 26.44%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 166  $                23,035.56 24.13% 31.27% 3.96% $581,376.82 31.09% 44.77% 46.31%
Oil/Gas Distribution 24  $                  9,714.68 0.00% 39.84% 4.38% $221,897.54 42.41% 54.66% 32.55%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 100  $                  8,783.42 -0.16% 18.81% 2.28% $385,868.70 29.65% 56.58% 43.73%
Packaging & Container 22  $                  2,944.63 0.00% 70.22% 2.22% $132,627.17 8.54% 67.84% 26.24%
Paper/Forest Products 7  $                     105.00 0.00% 27.58% 1.34% $7,835.42 15.17% 78.57% 43.04%
Power 50  $                25,160.67 0.00% 76.67% 3.34% $752,584.39 8.60% 70.35% 20.39%
Precious Metals 61  $                  1,802.43 0.05% 0.88% 2.46% $73,376.95 -2.33% 21.36% 63.61%
Publishing & Newspapers 21  $                     423.56 -1.90% 87.16% 1.37% $30,883.84 3.40% 55.18% 38.20%
R.E.I.T. 193  $                50,197.93 -0.62% 215.22% 4.15% $1,210,734.00 4.57% 66.31% 23.72%
Real Estate (Development) 17  $                         1.13 1.59% 0.00% 0.02% $6,733.72 -8.54% 22.01% 34.24%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11  $                       51.10 0.00% 24.92% 1.03% $4,949.87 9.11% 44.80% 35.91%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 60  $                     449.46 8.92% 0.76% 0.42% $107,957.65 -8.27% 34.15% 44.19%
Recreation 55  $                  1,113.23 7.93% 199.59% 1.49% $74,838.90 2.56% 43.26% 44.30%
Reinsurance 1  $                     216.00 0.00% 18.93% 2.03% $10,662.20 31.23% 96.81% 17.09%
Restaurant/Dining 64  $                  9,274.74 0.02% 53.08% 1.66% $559,459.64 NA 54.01% 35.37%
Retail (Automotive) 30  $                     659.24 0.00% 5.79% 0.37% $177,972.00 47.33% 62.77% 46.79%
Retail (Building Supply) 16  $                11,038.80 0.15% 46.64% 2.14% $515,127.00 NA 63.76% 45.21%
Retail (Distributors) 62  $                  3,698.29 3.74% 25.22% 1.36% $271,771.69 25.45% 60.69% 37.74%
Retail (General) 26  $                11,823.23 2.18% 21.74% 0.47% $2,513,693.95 19.55% 65.13% 38.28%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14  $                  1,171.07 334.47% 36.92% 1.57% $74,613.07 14.78% 57.41% 25.65%
Retail (REITs) 28  $                  8,577.61 0.00% 155.57% 4.69% $182,940.36 6.52% 78.88% 20.72%
Retail (Special Lines) 105  $                  6,069.07 2.72% 87.04% 1.67% $362,850.57 9.64% 51.12% 44.01%
Rubber& Tires 3  $                            -   0.00% #DIV/0! 0.00% $4,114.61 -10.00% 54.96% 40.77%
Semiconductor 63  $                23,975.20 0.00% 48.87% 0.79% $3,039,124.26 12.61% 59.84% 41.47%
Semiconductor Equip 30  $                  2,940.65 0.00% 20.09% 0.71% $414,640.35 32.89% 68.13% 37.04%
Shipbuilding & Marine 8  $                     169.70 0.00% 29.34% 1.67% $10,158.48 7.82% 47.92% 45.07%
Shoe 13  $                  2,218.79 0.00% 32.26% 1.10% $202,109.01 29.90% 64.83% 36.28%
Software (Entertainment) 84  $                     235.41 -33.77% 0.25% 0.01% $2,773,080.90 23.26% 38.02% 52.79%
Software (Internet) 35  $                         0.26 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% $220,091.11 -14.54% 50.38% 65.22%
Software (System & Application) 351  $                26,468.85 0.34% 27.22% 0.50% $5,277,974.34 24.44% 42.66% 52.09%
Steel 29  $                  1,786.07 2.60% 12.47% 1.34% $133,588.57 22.19% 65.12% 38.10%
Telecom (Wireless) 13  $                     859.33 2.36% 11.05% 0.45% $192,855.86 9.74% 27.58% 60.31%
Telecom. Equipment 66  $                  7,386.13 0.00% 46.08% 1.89% $390,043.51 24.55% 48.02% 46.62%
Telecom. Services 42  $                19,163.33 0.00% 0.16% 6.27% $305,761.06 -0.34% 40.53% 50.42%
Tobacco 16  $                14,856.91 0.00% 87.98% 6.69% $222,026.94 NA 31.31% 48.00%
Transportation 36  $                  7,039.40 0.00% 40.51% 1.85% $381,348.02 28.27% 45.04% 53.12%
Transportation (Railroads) 4  $                  5,268.30 0.00% 43.52% 1.94% $271,989.80 31.68% 76.02% 22.28%
Trucking 22  $                     842.96 0.00% 17.36% 0.60% $140,093.44 12.97% 60.65% 28.33%
Utility (General) 14  $                  9,662.20 0.00% 58.88% 3.54% $272,898.30 11.15% 83.74% 14.93%
Utility (Water) 13  $                  1,038.29 0.00% 60.59% 2.22% $46,874.02 15.98% 57.68% 28.20%
Total Market 6481  $              700,711.38 1.90% 39.24% 1.43% $49,157,036.55 15.98% 45.88% 42.03%
Total Market (without financials) 5214  $              586,557.78 1.91% 41.27% 1.36% $43,163,609.00 16.59% 47.02% 47.00%

Last Updated in January 2024
By Aswath Damodaran