PE Ratio by Sector (US)

Data Used: Multiple data services

Date of Analysis: Data used is as of January 2021

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on which companies are included in each industry


Industry Name Number of firms Current PE Trailing PE Forward PE Aggregate Mkt Cap/ Net Income (all firms) Aggregate Mkt Cap/ Trailing Net Income (only money making firms) Expected growth - next 5 years PEG Ratio
Advertising 61 20.95 45.38 38.92 31.55 15.79 83.44% 0.19
Aerospace/Defense 72 291.56 107.38 122.37 26.17 20.51 5.78% 3.55
Air Transport 17 8.14 13.47 27.42 6.73 16.37 -14.27% NA
Apparel 51 22.38 22.76 83.02 38.15 22.15 13.60% 1.63
Auto & Truck 19 164.37 261.56 37.20 123.19 166.76 18.80% 8.87
Auto Parts 52 27.43 55.56 27.21 52.20 36.25 12.42% 2.92
Bank (Money Center) 7 8.46 14.86 13.26 8.87 14.94 5.27% 2.83
Banks (Regional) 598 13.50 15.39 12.87 11.92 13.31 5.74% 2.32
Beverage (Alcoholic) 23 45.64 32.39 28.24 86.40 36.18 17.53% 2.06
Beverage (Soft) 41 201.34 116.72 72.19 29.43 30.03 10.24% 2.93
Broadcasting 29 15.10 12.42 25.73 4.22 12.43 12.93% 0.96
Brokerage & Investment Banking 39 21.14 82.20 14.34 15.29 16.04 8.88% 1.81
Building Materials 42 28.19 25.63 21.86 25.59 21.80 15.28% 1.43
Business & Consumer Services 169 38.25 44.22 86.14 75.69 40.32 12.28% 3.28
Cable TV 13 68.46 63.68 26.05 27.64 30.56 29.41% 1.04
Chemical (Basic) 48 13.80 45.86 19.32 36.21 17.33 9.70% 1.79
Chemical (Diversified) 5 13.89 17.19 12.78 19.46 13.05 5.55% 2.35
Chemical (Specialty) 97 36.06 58.86 25.11 46.96 31.16 9.18% 3.40
Coal & Related Energy 29 2.85 37.68 13.24 29.84 28.30 -20.90% NA
Computer Services 116 45.38 27.86 35.80 34.06 18.59 9.98% 1.86
Computers/Peripherals 52 40.61 27.25 30.14 36.51 36.53 12.30% 2.97
Construction Supplies 46 84.99 108.40 24.50 19.29 25.42 11.21% 2.27
Diversified 29 26.18 27.98 31.50 10.78 17.85 9.58% 1.86
Drugs (Biotechnology) 547 31.00 480.18 75.43 199.02 21.54 18.96% 1.14
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 287 122.82 34.54 34.05 27.81 23.54 11.28% 2.09
Education 38 26.92 26.63 27.55 27.21 25.76 14.76% 1.75
Electrical Equipment 122 51.61 106.02 37.00 39.62 29.50 1.85% 15.93
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 22 57.06 14.62 17.44 NA 13.76 20.95% 0.66
Electronics (General) 157 81.09 69.76 35.47 57.47 41.25 15.15% 2.72
Engineering/Construction 61 27.42 34.52 28.83 3417.79 27.00 11.33% 2.38
Entertainment 118 908.12 1157.13 58.16 338.37 54.20 17.03% 3.18
Environmental & Waste Services 86 538.13 549.58 34.58 41.52 43.12 11.58% 3.72
Farming/Agriculture 32 26.45 23.82 29.58 39.81 24.65 17.84% 1.38
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 235 24.30 21.86 19.35 12.46 14.65 13.59% 1.08
Food Processing 101 268.11 375.19 244.40 23.54 21.40 13.87% 1.54
Food Wholesalers 18 320.61 8.64 20.39 216.53 8.55 11.97% 0.71
Furn/Home Furnishings 40 29.97 125.50 21.56 19.57 19.06 15.23% 1.25
Green & Renewable Energy 25 56.00 40.67 45.51 615.78 64.31 12.25% 5.25
Healthcare Products 265 330.73 317.98 248.26 58.42 47.60 16.92% 2.81
Healthcare Support Services 129 101.84 104.18 31.48 31.67 16.80 16.32% 1.03
Heathcare Information and Technology 139 189.47 162.96 77.24 81.19 39.15 21.56% 1.82
Homebuilding 30 19.46 17.34 11.04 12.29 11.33 16.91% 0.67
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 32 72.23 44.61 28.53 26.27 18.23 13.75% 1.33
Hotel/Gaming 66 51.99 64.17 37.77 27.63 39.07 -15.51% NA
Household Products 140 592.23 36.29 85.74 33.67 28.15 9.46% 2.98
Information Services 77 102.24 71.13 39.96 57.17 54.18 11.15% 4.86
Insurance (General) 21 65.34 50.36 28.18 17.09 21.42 33.98% 0.63
Insurance (Life) 26 18.97 28.99 7.93 9.04 7.81 7.81% 1.00
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 55 44.23 22.12 28.49 12.17 13.34 8.58% 1.55
Investments & Asset Management 348 480.92 625.41 15.57 18.40 17.57 10.73% 1.64
Machinery 125 59.51 46.09 29.02 31.00 32.30 12.27% 2.63
Metals & Mining 86 30.21 44.42 41.86 384.83 36.58 72.06% 0.51
Office Equipment & Services 22 16.09 33.03 20.31 15.63 25.24 8.16% 3.09
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 3 33.88 52.50 38.80 21.27 52.50 7.20% 7.29
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 278 25.15 26.13 38.64 NA 32.90 -25.81% NA
Oil/Gas Distribution 57 10.84 37.08 13.86 12.86 15.24 6.69% 2.28
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 135 40.30 31.78 37.28 NA 2.67 7.98% 0.34
Packaging & Container 26 25.24 24.25 34.80 35.80 26.98 11.40% 2.37
Paper/Forest Products 15 20.06 20.05 22.53 36.82 13.72 7.00% 1.96
Power 55 21.48 21.95 19.18 24.50 20.81 7.02% 2.96
Precious Metals 93 19.65 86.45 20.67 28.75 19.59 12.85% 1.52
Publishing & Newspapers 29 48.00 48.94 25.05 NA 41.55 9.21% 4.51
R.E.I.T. 238 49.79 63.00 70.04 34.21 37.06 2.10% 17.69
Real Estate (Development) 25 31.02 15.96 11.66 57.45 15.96 14.50% 1.10
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 11 40.16 52.41 82.14 50.12 50.39 -3.24% NA
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 61 1199.26 56.83 57.16 40.29 22.28 21.97% 1.01
Recreation 69 39.30 155.39 49.58 143.94 74.06 22.98% 3.22
Reinsurance 2 9.56 15.20 12.99 9.56 15.20 30.10% 0.51
Restaurant/Dining 79 70.43 58.91 1610.21 47.24 49.29 12.54% 3.93
Retail (Automotive) 30 30.46 17.52 17.25 24.07 16.87 13.29% 1.27
Retail (Building Supply) 15 152.69 140.11 25.59 28.44 22.99 18.72% 1.23
Retail (Distributors) 85 41.38 138.44 21.91 27.02 25.69 9.94% 2.59
Retail (General) 17 23.23 22.70 25.82 28.80 23.09 2.14% 10.77
Retail (Grocery and Food) 14 40.60 14.41 18.42 16.94 9.59 12.26% 0.78
Retail (Online) 75 133.68 131.27 129.05 125.33 70.74 20.17% 3.51
Retail (Special Lines) 85 30.51 55.99 26.49 35.84 41.50 9.91% 4.19
Rubber& Tires 3 39.19 24.89 15.28 NA 13.08 7.45% 1.76
Semiconductor 70 1291.42 726.52 44.34 34.64 31.38 13.63% 2.30
Semiconductor Equip 40 108.68 55.87 30.14 33.87 28.08 24.68% 1.14
Shipbuilding & Marine 11 23.47 49.99 23.61 41.99 24.70 11.30% 2.19
Shoe 11 31.53 46.18 22.57 68.87 70.56 15.84% 4.45
Software (Entertainment) 101 100.59 157.38 109.44 43.67 32.95 19.72% 1.67
Software (Internet) 36 92.26 67.89 47.86 NA 32.24 23.68% 1.36
Software (System & Application) 388 193.65 148.99 305.13 59.23 39.16 22.61% 1.73
Steel 32 76.29 35.73 17.02 20.12 17.38 1.93% 8.99
Telecom (Wireless) 16 29.65 24.68 26.03 48.93 48.13 10.30% 4.67
Telecom. Equipment 96 69.36 50.68 221.68 27.83 22.07 14.07% 1.57
Telecom. Services 58 158.41 22.27 96.95 22.28 15.01 6.90% 2.17
Tobacco 15 28.53 54.62 14.11 36.21 24.39 9.83% 2.48
Transportation 21 27.84 48.61 20.00 36.17 30.97 11.20% 2.77
Transportation (Railroads) 6 25.54 28.55 22.92 23.11 26.94 9.37% 2.87
Trucking 35 30.51 46.74 27.29 NA 26.35 4.76% 5.53
Utility (General) 16 20.24 18.73 18.25 21.69 15.91 4.95% 3.21
Utility (Water) 17 54.77 62.39 48.22 47.91 41.33 8.56% 4.83
Total Market 7582 109.79 103.25 79.74 31.58 27.36 11.64% 2.35
Total Market (without financials) 6253 103.33 87.08 93.39 38.06 30.40 12.17% 2.50

Last Updated in January 2021
By Aswath Damodaran