Current Ratio - breakdown by industry

The current ratio indicates a company's ability to meet short-term debt obligations.
Calculation: Current Assets / Current Liabilities. More about current ratio.

Number of companies included in the calculation: 5307 (year 2018)

Ratio: Current Ratio     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
All Industries 1.59 1.56 1.53 1.52 1.54 1.53
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 1.63 2.59 1.36 1.57 1.55 1.17
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) 8.29 3.81 6.31 4.29 3.35 3.58
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 1.30 1.09 0.95 0.51 0.66 0.82
08 - Forestry (2) 2.04 1.85 1.53 1.08 2.64 2.55
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 1.92 0.31 7.31 0.17 0.05 1.61
10 - Metal Mining (272) 0.45 0.13 0.10 0.13 0.19 0.13
12 - Coal Mining (28) 1.51 0.97 0.94 0.89 0.96 1.10
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 1.10 0.92 1.05 1.05 1.06 0.88
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 1.79 2.05 1.82 2.14 2.37 1.43
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 3.28 3.44 1.87 1.21 1.51 1.16
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 1.60 1.57 1.67 1.80 1.73 1.76
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 1.38 1.42 1.41 1.22 1.47 1.39
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 1.63 1.58 1.44 1.53 1.62 1.63
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 1.41 0.64 0.98 0.79 0.94 1.32
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 3.13 2.86 2.28 2.50 2.23 2.41
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 1.99 2.25 2.31 1.84 2.13 2.09
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 1.81 2.17 2.03 2.07 2.22 2.28
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 1.59 1.71 1.58 1.55 1.56 1.86
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 1.50 1.37 1.70 1.73 1.70 1.78
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 1.34 1.23 1.51 1.23 1.11 1.35
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) 2.93 2.72 2.54 2.52 2.41 2.20
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 1.50 1.54 1.59 1.41 1.46 1.38
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 2.00 2.40 1.78 1.88 1.89 1.78
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 2.55 2.97 2.95 3.04 2.91 3.56
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 1.85 1.80 1.75 1.23 1.67 1.76
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 2.12 2.35 2.53 2.62 2.59 2.57
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 2.36 1.98 2.27 2.63 2.30 2.05
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 1.97 1.89 2.01 2.09 2.02 2.01
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 2.31 2.36 2.30 2.57 2.50 2.47
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 1.41 1.58 1.58 1.65 1.69 1.69
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) 2.44 2.43 2.28 2.56 2.47 2.70
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 2.15 1.93 1.70 1.90 1.92 1.79
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 1.30 0.93 0.95 1.18 1.24 1.27
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 1.47 1.51 1.54 1.45 1.61 1.49
44 - Water Transportation (30) 1.80 1.65 0.81 0.51 1.35 1.00
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 0.96 1.21 1.31 1.12 1.25 1.21
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 0.89 0.96 1.05 1.10 1.02 1.06
47 - Transportation Services (41) 1.15 1.27 1.18 1.20 0.99 1.28
48 - Communications (225) 1.02 1.05 1.01 1.25 1.09 1.20
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 0.77 0.82 0.87 0.87 0.99 0.97
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 1.90 2.10 1.99 2.00 1.86 1.96
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 1.68 1.56 1.36 1.46 1.49 1.43
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 1.92 1.95 1.77 1.62 1.26 2.06
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 1.47 1.46 1.57 1.65 1.65 1.77
54 - Food Stores (32) 1.27 1.51 1.54 1.45 1.35 1.43
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 1.20 1.21 1.19 1.17 1.27 1.25
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 1.84 1.88 1.76 1.70 1.93 2.05
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 1.51 1.34 1.48 1.40 1.51 1.68
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 0.72 0.72 0.73 0.79 0.87 0.85
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 1.10 1.05 1.02 1.03 1.17 1.19
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 1.40 1.18 1.26 1.19 1.46 2.18
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 0.24 0.63 1.05 0.61 0.51 0.74
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 3.15 4.38 3.34 3.19 4.30 3.58
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 8.90 4.88 4.68 4.82 5.33 6.52
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 1.37 1.37 1.32 1.39 1.24 1.13
65 - Real Estate (247) 1.04 1.26 0.80 1.08 1.23 1.04
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 0.67 0.80 0.76 0.63 0.48 0.62
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 1.10 1.15 1.19 1.03 1.04 1.25
72 - Personal Services (54) 1.02 0.67 0.74 0.59 1.12 0.75
73 - Business Services (1247) 1.26 1.20 1.17 1.24 1.17 1.16
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 1.07 1.07 1.03 0.87 1.05 0.86
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) 2.06 0.22 0.69 0.77 1.96 0.94
78 - Motion Pictures (61) 0.59 0.42 0.31 0.40 0.55 0.50
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 0.94 0.77 0.90 0.84 0.69 0.75
80 - Health Services (137) 1.34 1.36 1.31 1.34 1.34 1.34
81 - Legal Services (2) 1.27 1.51 1.81 1.63 1.87 0.02
82 - Educational Services (57) 1.05 1.50 1.53 1.34 1.43 1.49
83 - Social Services (7) 1.04 1.97 0.40 0.27 1.11 1.45
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 1.40 1.45 1.18 1.35 1.38 1.48
89 - Miscellaneous Services (3) 0.26 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.06
41 - Local And Suburban Transit And Interurban Highway Passenger Transportation (2) 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.00 0.01 0.03
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.00 0.06 0.40

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