Cash Ratio - breakdown by industry

Cash ratio is a refinement of quick ratio and indicates the extent to which readily available funds can pay off current liabilities.
Calculation: Cash and cash equivalents / Current Liabilities. More about cash ratio.

Number of U.S. listed companies included in the calculation: 4244 (year 2019)

Ratio: Cash Ratio     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
All Industries 0.40 0.41 0.42 0.41 0.39 0.39
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 0.04 0.04 0.10 0.05 0.10 0.13
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) 0.98 5.49 3.07 2.41 2.55 1.43
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 0.20 0.14 0.36 0.13 0.14 0.12
08 - Forestry (2) 0.51 0.51 0.35 0.14 0.58 1.76
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 0.87 0.05 0.01 0.07 0.04 0.05
10 - Metal Mining (272) 0.19 0.20 0.05 0.03 0.04 0.06
12 - Coal Mining (28) 0.19 0.48 0.17 0.19 0.22 0.12
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 0.18 0.23 0.21 0.29 0.20 0.18
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 0.14 0.16 0.21 0.19 0.47 0.27
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 0.40 2.53 2.31 0.99 0.22 0.26
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 0.32 0.33 0.35 0.30 0.23 0.41
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 0.11 0.21 0.18 0.15 0.18 0.17
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 0.14 0.29 0.13 0.13 0.17 0.19
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 0.23 0.26 0.13 0.61 0.28 0.26
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 0.29 0.04 0.14 0.42 0.17 0.09
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 0.17 0.34 0.35 0.39 0.36 0.53
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 0.14 0.29 0.52 0.43 0.42 0.55
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 0.23 0.21 0.33 0.40 0.40 0.27
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 0.12 0.12 0.11 0.14 0.12 0.16
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 0.19 0.20 0.22 0.28 0.23 0.14
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) 2.24 1.76 1.58 1.31 1.38 1.14
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 0.27 0.28 0.29 0.35 0.42 0.43
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 0.31 0.38 0.58 0.34 0.29 0.14
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 0.60 0.35 1.19 0.75 1.21 0.93
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 0.11 0.17 0.19 0.28 0.16 0.30
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 0.21 0.25 0.28 0.52 0.37 0.30
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 0.32 0.31 0.25 0.27 0.33 0.28
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 0.34 0.39 0.45 0.44 0.47 0.48
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 0.73 0.71 0.79 0.78 0.93 0.83
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 0.16 0.16 0.23 0.21 0.24 0.26
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) 0.94 0.86 0.85 0.78 0.75 0.82
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 0.20 0.33 0.44 0.27 0.28 0.39
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 0.19 0.29 0.23 0.27 0.43 0.46
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 0.20 0.18 0.24 0.11 0.11 0.13
44 - Water Transportation (30) 0.54 0.42 0.40 0.24 0.10 0.17
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 0.43 0.37 0.42 0.45 0.44 0.46
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 0.08 0.04 0.10 0.09 0.07 0.08
47 - Transportation Services (41) 0.30 0.28 0.41 0.23 0.30 0.22
48 - Communications (225) 0.23 0.25 0.27 0.31 0.35 0.28
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 0.05 0.05 0.07 0.06 0.06 0.07
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 0.07 0.10 0.11 0.17 0.13 0.09
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 0.06 0.09 0.08 0.07 0.10 0.13
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 0.14 0.26 0.18 0.36 0.18 0.15
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 0.11 0.13 0.15 0.11 0.16 0.19
54 - Food Stores (32) 0.12 0.06 0.09 0.12 0.26 0.49
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 0.06 0.07 0.10 0.08 0.06 0.13
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 0.25 0.43 0.59 0.63 0.46 0.55
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 0.08 0.18 0.18 0.17 0.15 0.18
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 0.17 0.24 0.21 0.22 0.31 0.27
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 0.10 0.08 0.13 0.13 0.12 0.17
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 2.00 1.35 1.11 1.12 1.07 1.29
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 0.61 0.19 0.33 0.40 0.14 0.22
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 2.32 2.54 3.37 2.55 2.61 4.15
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 8.86 8.90 5.04 4.37 4.82 5.09
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 0.20 0.23 0.29 0.33 0.35 0.27
65 - Real Estate (247) 0.68 0.48 0.45 0.24 0.83 0.64
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 0.39 0.22 0.24 0.23 0.22 0.16
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 0.44 0.53 0.56 0.61 0.56 0.51
72 - Personal Services (54) 0.23 0.32 0.08 0.24 0.25 0.27
73 - Business Services (1247) 0.41 0.41 0.40 0.42 0.44 0.42
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 0.15 0.10 0.07 0.05 0.05 0.05
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) 0.02 0.13 0.06 0.29 0.19 0.36
78 - Motion Pictures (61) 0.09 0.11 0.15 0.10 0.08 0.18
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 0.21 0.36 0.28 0.44 0.24 0.29
80 - Health Services (137) 0.19 0.19 0.24 0.24 0.24 0.20
81 - Legal Services (2) 0.10 0.27 0.44 0.57 0.44 0.55
82 - Educational Services (57) 0.37 0.33 0.48 0.72 0.59 0.91
83 - Social Services (7) 0.05 0.18 0.15 0.10 0.04 0.22
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 0.28 0.28 0.36 0.27 0.31 0.27
89 - Miscellaneous Services (3) 3.13 3.13 14.89 14.89 14.89 14.89
41 - Local And Suburban Transit And Interurban Highway Passenger Transportation (2) 14.89 14.89 14.89 14.89 0.00 0.01
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.01 0.00 0.01

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