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 U.S. listed companies included in the calculation: 4058 (year 2020)

Ratio: Current Ratio     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 1.43 2.12 1.75 1.88 1.11 1.57
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) 5.25 12.65 8.29 3.81 6.31 4.29
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 1.39 1.70 1.30 1.09 0.95 0.51
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 23.59 0.72 1.92 0.31 7.31 0.17
10 - Metal Mining (272) 1.55 0.92 0.38 0.14 0.09 0.13
12 - Coal Mining (28) 1.63 1.65 1.51 0.97 0.94 0.89
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 1.08 1.04 1.07 0.93 1.05 1.04
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 2.33 1.66 1.76 2.05 1.82 2.14
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 2.64 2.72 3.28 3.44 1.87 1.21
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 1.54 1.61 1.60 1.57 1.67 1.80
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 1.38 1.47 1.39 1.42 1.41 1.22
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 1.71 1.51 1.51 1.58 1.46 1.55
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 1.72 2.43 1.41 0.64 0.98 0.82
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 2.56 2.84 3.13 2.86 2.28 2.50
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 2.37 2.12 1.99 2.25 2.31 1.82
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 2.11 2.21 1.81 2.21 2.03 2.07
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 1.39 1.39 1.59 1.70 1.57 1.55
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 1.86 1.66 1.50 1.43 1.68 1.73
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 1.28 1.28 1.29 1.29 1.51 1.26
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) 4.34 3.42 2.90 2.71 2.55 2.52
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 1.58 1.26 1.49 1.54 1.54 1.43
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 1.81 1.92 1.93 2.37 1.78 1.88
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 2.23 2.01 2.55 2.97 2.96 3.04
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 1.81 1.94 1.85 1.80 1.84 1.24
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 2.42 2.12 2.12 2.35 2.53 2.62
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 2.34 2.43 2.33 2.37 2.30 2.63
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 2.14 2.07 1.97 1.90 2.02 2.09
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 2.56 2.45 2.33 2.36 2.30 2.58
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 1.88 1.64 1.41 1.58 1.59 1.68
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) 3.05 2.59 2.44 2.49 2.29 2.55
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 2.06 1.93 1.89 1.93 1.58 1.91
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 1.07 1.02 1.30 0.93 0.95 1.18
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 1.48 1.46 1.47 1.51 1.54 1.39
44 - Water Transportation (30) 1.82 1.19 1.80 1.65 0.81 0.49
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 1.14 0.82 0.96 1.21 1.31 1.12
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 1.04 0.92 0.89 0.96 1.05 1.10
47 - Transportation Services (41) 1.33 1.46 1.12 1.26 1.18 1.18
48 - Communications (225) 1.25 1.23 1.00 1.05 0.99 1.22
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 0.87 0.80 0.78 0.83 0.88 0.87
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 1.95 2.03 1.90 2.11 1.99 2.00
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 1.65 1.68 1.68 1.50 1.34 1.42
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 1.81 1.55 1.92 1.95 1.77 1.62
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 1.35 1.19 1.50 1.47 1.57 1.65
54 - Food Stores (32) 1.10 1.00 1.33 1.52 1.54 1.45
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 1.33 1.20 1.20 1.21 1.19 1.16
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 1.61 1.37 1.89 1.90 1.82 1.84
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 1.26 1.10 1.40 1.34 1.48 1.40
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 1.01 0.63 0.74 0.75 0.74 0.79
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 1.34 1.24 1.06 1.05 1.02 1.02
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 5.05 1.79 1.40 1.18 1.26 1.19
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 0.70 0.59 0.22 0.63 1.00 0.67
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 2.53 3.35 3.21 4.33 3.19 2.95
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 16.92 9.55 8.53 4.88 4.68 4.82
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 1.24 1.22 1.29 1.37 1.32 1.39
65 - Real Estate (247) 1.87 1.58 1.04 1.18 0.90 1.18
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 0.69 0.75 0.51 0.84 0.83 0.79
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 1.82 1.08 1.10 1.15 1.19 1.04
72 - Personal Services (54) 0.88 0.75 1.33 0.71 0.74 0.81
73 - Business Services (1247) 1.49 1.36 1.24 1.19 1.19 1.23
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 0.78 0.76 1.07 1.07 1.03 0.87
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) 1.31 1.70 1.11 0.22 0.69 0.80
78 - Motion Pictures (61) 0.74 0.50 0.77 0.42 0.44 0.45
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 1.33 0.82 0.91 0.83 0.90 0.88
80 - Health Services (137) 1.66 1.41 1.33 1.36 1.31 1.33
81 - Legal Services (2) 1.10 1.07 1.27 1.51 1.81 1.63
82 - Educational Services (57) 1.85 1.60 1.19 1.42 1.56 1.43
83 - Social Services (7) 0.62 0.30 1.04 1.97 0.40 0.27
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 1.23 1.32 1.40 1.45 1.18 1.35
89 - Miscellaneous Services (3) 1.52 0.80 0.86 0.63 1.35 1.31
All Industries 1.94 1.69 1.58 1.56 1.53 1.53
08 - Forestry (2) 1.53 0.46 2.04 1.85 1.53 1.08
41 - Local And Suburban Transit And Interurban Highway Passenger Transportation (2) 1.08 1.08 1.08 1.08 1.08 0.00
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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