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: 3968 (year 2020)

Ratio: Cash Ratio     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 0.14 0.15 0.04 0.09 0.04 0.10
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) 0.50 10.52 5.49 3.07 2.41 2.55
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 0.39 0.23 0.10 0.36 0.13 0.14
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 23.03 0.12 0.05 0.01 0.07 0.04
10 - Metal Mining (272) 0.62 0.33 0.17 0.05 0.03 0.04
12 - Coal Mining (28) 0.40 0.21 0.48 0.17 0.19 0.22
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 0.32 0.17 0.23 0.22 0.29 0.19
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 0.36 0.26 0.13 0.21 0.19 0.47
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 2.58 1.83 2.53 2.31 0.99 0.22
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 0.36 0.25 0.29 0.29 0.30 0.23
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 0.17 0.19 0.22 0.18 0.15 0.18
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 0.34 0.13 0.24 0.13 0.13 0.18
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 0.64 1.30 0.26 0.13 0.61 0.30
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 0.57 0.18 0.04 0.14 0.42 0.17
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 0.95 0.31 0.34 0.35 0.39 0.32
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 0.90 0.58 0.29 0.59 0.43 0.42
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 0.31 0.27 0.19 0.39 0.27 0.37
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 0.32 0.13 0.12 0.11 0.13 0.12
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 0.48 0.16 0.19 0.24 0.33 0.26
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) 3.32 2.55 1.75 1.59 1.39 1.37
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 0.46 0.21 0.28 0.29 0.31 0.41
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 0.71 0.41 0.38 0.51 0.34 0.27
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 0.74 0.42 0.35 1.19 0.90 1.21
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 0.30 0.15 0.17 0.19 0.28 0.15
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 0.66 0.31 0.25 0.28 0.52 0.37
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 0.47 0.41 0.31 0.27 0.36 0.33
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 0.73 0.48 0.40 0.45 0.44 0.47
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 0.95 0.81 0.71 0.80 0.78 0.92
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 0.46 0.26 0.17 0.24 0.21 0.25
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) 1.27 0.98 0.85 0.86 0.78 0.75
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 0.61 0.23 0.32 0.44 0.24 0.46
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 0.45 0.25 0.29 0.23 0.27 0.43
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 0.36 0.25 0.18 0.24 0.11 0.11
44 - Water Transportation (30) 0.82 0.33 0.42 0.40 0.24 0.09
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 0.82 0.39 0.37 0.42 0.45 0.44
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 0.03 0.06 0.04 0.10 0.09 0.07
47 - Transportation Services (41) 0.56 0.36 0.29 0.40 0.23 0.29
48 - Communications (225) 0.52 0.30 0.22 0.26 0.31 0.34
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 0.09 0.05 0.06 0.07 0.06 0.06
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 0.19 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.17 0.12
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 0.20 0.08 0.09 0.08 0.07 0.10
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 0.48 0.12 0.26 0.18 0.36 0.18
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 0.38 0.19 0.12 0.18 0.11 0.16
54 - Food Stores (32) 0.29 0.10 0.06 0.09 0.12 0.26
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 0.31 0.04 0.07 0.10 0.08 0.05
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 0.49 0.41 0.52 0.63 0.64 0.47
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 0.22 0.27 0.18 0.18 0.17 0.15
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 0.50 0.26 0.26 0.21 0.23 0.31
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 0.30 0.20 0.08 0.13 0.13 0.12
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 4.98 1.71 1.35 1.10 1.12 1.07
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 0.55 0.35 0.15 0.26 0.38 0.15
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 2.33 2.87 2.57 3.36 2.52 2.61
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 14.85 9.55 8.37 4.89 4.37 4.82
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 0.22 0.17 0.22 0.29 0.33 0.35
65 - Real Estate (247) 1.04 0.65 0.48 0.40 0.25 0.86
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 0.34 0.37 0.17 0.23 0.25 0.21
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 1.19 0.48 0.53 0.56 0.61 0.57
72 - Personal Services (54) 0.35 0.18 0.32 0.12 0.24 0.25
73 - Business Services (1247) 0.75 0.53 0.39 0.39 0.42 0.43
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 0.08 0.05 0.10 0.07 0.05 0.05
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) 0.33 0.08 0.12 0.06 0.29 0.31
78 - Motion Pictures (61) 0.37 0.12 0.18 0.16 0.11 0.11
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 0.79 0.34 0.30 0.29 0.44 0.26
80 - Health Services (137) 0.66 0.37 0.19 0.24 0.24 0.24
81 - Legal Services (2) 0.23 0.15 0.27 0.44 0.57 0.44
82 - Educational Services (57) 0.93 0.49 0.36 0.48 0.79 0.60
83 - Social Services (7) 0.40 0.06 0.18 0.15 0.10 0.04
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 0.35 0.35 0.27 0.36 0.27 0.31
89 - Miscellaneous Services (3) 0.14 0.12 1.64 5.51 0.17 0.16
All Industries 0.82 0.51 0.40 0.42 0.41 0.39
08 - Forestry (2) 0.39 0.22 0.51 0.35 0.14 0.58
41 - Local And Suburban Transit And Interurban Highway Passenger Transportation (2) 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.58 0.00
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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