Dividend Payout Ratio - breakdown by industry

Dividend payout ratio compares the dividends paid by a company to its earnings.
Calculation: Total Dividends / Total Net Earnings x 100%. More about dividend payout ratio.

Number of U.S. listed companies included in the calculation: 1333 (year 2020)

Ratio: Dividend Payout Ratio     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 0.01 0.00 0.15 0.26 0.29 0.12
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 0.04 0.06 -2.73 0.45 0.41 0.51
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) -0.10 -0.10 -0.10 -0.10 -0.10 -0.10
10 - Metal Mining (272) 0.47 0.12 0.16 -0.03 -0.02 0.98
12 - Coal Mining (28) -0.11 0.02 0.52 0.13 0.38 0.24
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) -0.04 -0.06 0.05 -0.01 -0.04 0.00
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 0.31 0.24 0.29 0.19 0.25 0.25
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 0.12 0.12 0.08 0.14 0.17 0.24
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 0.11 0.20 0.16 0.10 0.18 0.03
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 0.09 0.09 0.06 0.21 0.12 -0.26
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 0.44 0.47 0.33 0.35 0.31 0.52
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 1.35 0.26 0.81 0.26 0.42 0.42
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) -0.15 0.82 1.33 0.32 0.34 0.34
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 0.00 0.31 0.31 0.25 0.28 0.01
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 0.38 0.15 0.15 0.18 0.22 106.37
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 0.12 0.21 0.29 0.30 0.26 0.23
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 0.50 0.53 0.39 0.36 0.60 0.28
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 0.21 -0.08 0.22 0.07 0.26 -2.53
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) 0.21 0.29 0.20 0.20 0.24 0.19
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) -0.16 0.51 0.34 0.27 0.69 0.47
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 0.16 0.31 0.18 0.15 0.36 0.12
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) -0.22 0.27 0.24 0.60 0.19 0.19
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 0.03 0.09 0.10 0.09 0.20 0.19
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 0.12 0.23 0.20 0.18 0.19 -0.08
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 0.32 0.25 0.27 0.33 0.27 0.18
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 0.30 0.33 0.28 0.33 0.30 0.14
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 0.24 0.20 0.12 0.21 0.25 0.11
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 0.24 0.27 0.17 0.24 0.26 -0.06
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) 0.10 0.25 0.15 0.12 0.25 0.43
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 0.38 0.05 0.02 0.18 0.42 0.42
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 0.29 0.27 0.23 0.13 0.40 0.40
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 0.23 0.38 0.12 0.10 0.21 0.21
44 - Water Transportation (30) -0.03 0.45 0.31 0.44 0.29 0.29
45 - Transportation By Air (32) -0.03 0.20 0.14 0.08 0.13 0.08
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 0.02 0.00 0.01 0.01 0.02 0.02
47 - Transportation Services (41) 0.25 0.32 0.25 0.39 0.48 0.48
48 - Communications (225) 0.13 0.20 0.21 0.15 0.21 0.03
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 0.60 0.63 0.59 0.62 0.62 0.77
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 0.14 0.35 0.22 0.19 0.08 0.22
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 0.33 0.23 0.30 0.43 0.32 0.09
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 0.27 0.33 0.59 0.28 0.38 0.38
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 0.08 0.20 0.29 0.23 0.24 0.52
54 - Food Stores (32) 0.21 0.33 0.33 0.28 0.16 0.41
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 0.13 0.10 0.12 0.10 0.12 0.07
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 0.04 0.34 0.36 0.43 0.39 0.44
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 0.07 -0.08 -0.05 0.52 0.44 0.38
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 0.38 0.49 0.32 0.32 0.39 0.50
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 0.14 0.44 0.13 0.19 0.35 0.76
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 0.36 0.32 0.30 0.38 0.32 0.28
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 0.30 0.44 0.38 0.22 0.40 0.40
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 0.34 0.34 0.32 0.35 0.40 0.26
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 0.15 0.24 0.31 0.23 0.26 0.18
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 0.28 0.27 0.41 0.40 0.33 0.10
65 - Real Estate (247) 0.90 0.61 0.44 0.70 0.14 0.65
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 0.45 1.03 0.74 0.87 0.75 0.91
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) -0.06 0.48 0.34 0.39 0.82 0.10
72 - Personal Services (54) 0.91 0.38 0.26 0.04 0.13 0.48
73 - Business Services (1247) 0.31 0.28 0.24 0.24 0.21 0.21
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 0.06 0.09 0.16 0.12 0.35 0.35
78 - Motion Pictures (61) -0.07 0.82 0.16 0.04 0.00 0.00
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) -0.31 0.47 0.09 0.17 1.02 1.01
80 - Health Services (137) 0.07 0.30 0.23 0.22 0.10 0.06
81 - Legal Services (2) 0.31 0.33 0.27 0.66 0.66 0.66
82 - Educational Services (57) 0.65 0.58 -0.11 -0.14 -0.03 -0.03
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 0.18 0.32 0.18 0.36 0.37 0.19
All Industries 0.27 0.32 0.27 0.31 0.29 0.24
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) 0.24 -0.37 -0.37 0.14 0.14 0.33
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) 0.33 0.33 -0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00

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