Price to Sales Ratios
Posted on: Saturday, April 23rd, 2022 | ID: #1019


Price to Sales Ratios

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on which companies are included in each industry

Industry Name Number of firms Price/Sales Net Margin EV/Sales Pre-tax Operating Margin
Advertising 49 1.52 3.10% 2.03 10.91%
Aerospace/Defense 73 1.89 3.41% 2.33 7.86%
Air Transport 21 1.03 -7.66% 2.14 -23.78%
Apparel 39 1.52 7.06% 1.82 12.70%
Auto & Truck 26 4.22 3.96% 4.88 5.30%
Auto Parts 38 0.86 1.34% 1.06 6.53%
Bank (Money Center) 7 3.07 32.61% 4.00 -0.04%
Banks (Regional) 563 4.00 31.31% 3.57 -0.27%
Beverage (Alcoholic) 21 4.00 5.07% 4.78 23.01%
Beverage (Soft) 32 4.38 14.47% 4.97 20.74%
Broadcasting 28 0.95 10.40% 1.85 18.13%
Brokerage & Investment Banking 31 2.45 20.34% 5.20 1.01%
Building Materials 44 1.87 8.40% 2.14 11.76%
Business & Consumer Services 160 2.28 4.97% 2.65 9.17%
Cable TV 11 2.13 11.24% 3.33 19.21%
Chemical (Basic) 35 0.89 11.43% 1.20 15.01%
Chemical (Diversified) 4 0.98 8.09% 1.33 9.66%
Chemical (Specialty) 81 2.88 11.53% 3.33 13.52%
Coal & Related Energy 18 1.12 -5.14% 1.36 -2.80%
Computer Services 83 1.27 3.42% 1.53 6.84%
Computers/Peripherals 46 5.07 18.72% 5.33 20.73%
Construction Supplies 48 1.99 7.92% 2.39 11.04%
Diversified 22 2.49 22.58% 2.81 30.23%
Drugs (Biotechnology) 581 6.67 -0.62% 7.06 12.12%
Drugs (Pharmaceutical) 298 4.75 11.03% 5.25 24.70%
Education 35 2.52 7.17% 2.72 5.41%
Electrical Equipment 104 3.70 7.26% 3.98 11.60%
Electronics (Consumer & Office) 16 1.65 7.08% 1.55 4.98%
Electronics (General) 137 2.70 7.02% 2.88 10.40%
Engineering/Construction 48 0.92 1.81% 1.06 4.95%
Entertainment 108 5.85 3.86% 6.37 8.04%
Environmental & Waste Services 58 3.03 6.72% 3.63 13.11%
Farming/Agriculture 36 0.97 6.03% 1.26 7.62%
Financial Svcs. (Non-bank & Insurance) 223 3.13 32.33% 25.04 13.95%
Food Processing 92 1.76 8.44% 2.23 13.60%
Food Wholesalers 15 0.37 0.69% 0.52 1.86%
Furn/Home Furnishings 32 1.05 7.64% 1.25 11.04%
Green & Renewable Energy 20 6.39 -19.78% 10.38 23.43%
Healthcare Products 244 6.67 12.92% 7.00 17.90%
Healthcare Support Services 131 0.66 2.42% 0.78 4.16%
Heathcare Information and Technology 142 7.33 16.64% 7.78 18.14%
Homebuilding 29 1.22 12.73% 1.37 16.29%
Hospitals/Healthcare Facilities 31 1.02 7.23% 1.68 12.45%
Hotel/Gaming 66 6.50 -28.56% 8.87 -14.03%
Household Products 118 3.99 12.45% 4.38 18.48%
Information Services 79 8.21 16.92% 8.75 23.92%
Insurance (General) 23 1.97 12.64% 2.38 16.98%
Insurance (Life) 24 0.85 8.87% 1.35 12.09%
Insurance (Prop/Cas.) 52 1.13 10.30% 1.31 15.76%
Investments & Asset Management 687 4.69 25.18% 5.42 16.09%
Machinery 111 2.97 10.79% 3.25 14.85%
Metals & Mining 74 2.49 11.92% 2.70 26.37%
Office Equipment & Services 18 0.96 2.55% 1.31 6.01%
Oil/Gas (Integrated) 4 1.28 0.92% 1.59 7.44%
Oil/Gas (Production and Exploration) 183 2.48 2.79% 3.10 -2.45%
Oil/Gas Distribution 21 1.94 5.19% 3.59 16.57%
Oilfield Svcs/Equip. 100 0.52 1.55% 0.74 1.35%
Packaging & Container 26 1.15 5.75% 1.63 9.89%
Paper/Forest Products 11 0.86 12.23% 1.14 18.78%
Power 50 2.62 9.06% 4.41 18.69%
Precious Metals 76 4.12 14.48% 4.25 27.58%
Publishing & Newspapers 21 1.05 3.55% 1.31 7.68%
R.E.I.T. 238 9.44 21.77% 14.23 20.40%
Real Estate (Development) 19 3.21 -0.97% 5.23 5.16%
Real Estate (General/Diversified) 10 5.26 14.98% 6.06 15.33%
Real Estate (Operations & Services) 51 1.50 -3.17% 2.18 -2.69%
Recreation 60 2.24 4.78% 2.73 10.23%
Reinsurance 2 0.60 4.61% 0.69 7.29%
Restaurant/Dining 70 4.13 12.63% 5.12 12.29%
Retail (Automotive) 32 0.87 4.81% 1.17 6.28%
Retail (Building Supply) 16 2.37 9.63% 2.63 14.21%
Retail (Distributors) 68 1.43 5.40% 1.85 9.82%
Retail (General) 16 0.86 2.65% 0.96 5.13%
Retail (Grocery and Food) 15 0.28 1.11% 0.45 1.83%
Retail (Online) 60 3.53 7.26% 3.73 5.49%
Retail (Special Lines) 76 0.88 4.53% 1.11 6.77%
Rubber& Tires 2 0.37 1.71% 0.88 5.72%
Semiconductor 67 8.34 25.72% 8.69 27.43%
Semiconductor Equip 34 6.01 22.60% 6.08 27.10%
Shipbuilding & Marine 8 1.26 7.89% 1.69 17.67%
Shoe 12 4.79 12.57% 4.85 15.37%
Software (Entertainment) 88 8.10 29.04% 8.12 30.69%
Software (Internet) 36 16.25 -10.36% 17.07 -2.34%
Software (System & Application) 375 12.44 19.66% 12.84 24.02%
Steel 28 0.71 10.96% 0.88 16.18%
Telecom (Wireless) 17 1.70 4.82% 2.96 9.84%
Telecom. Equipment 82 4.52 14.96% 4.74 19.80%
Telecom. Services 42 1.27 7.80% 2.44 20.75%
Tobacco 16 4.13 20.58% 5.06 44.38%
Transportation 17 1.31 5.97% 1.52 8.11%
Transportation (Railroads) 4 7.22 28.90% 8.55 41.56%
Trucking 34 2.17 1.85% 2.59 5.36%
Utility (General) 16 2.86 10.37% 4.81 18.96%
Utility (Water) 14 7.77 18.77% 10.39 29.94%
Total Market 7229 2.88 9.84% 3.76 11.61%
Total Market (without financials) 5619 2.91 8.19% 3.37 12.00%

Last Updated in January 2022
By Aswath Damodaran


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