Debt-to-equity ratio - breakdown by industry

Debt-to-equity ratio is a financial ratio indicating the relative proportion of entity's equity and debt used to finance an entity's assets.
Calculation: Liabilities / Equity. More about debt-to-equity ratio.

Number of U.S. listed companies included in the calculation: 5042 (year 2019)

Ratio: Debt-to-equity ratio     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
All Industries 1.01 0.88 0.80 0.73 0.66 0.65
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 0.73 0.76 0.54 0.82 0.62 0.40
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) 0.05 0.06 0.16 0.04 0.11 0.03
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 0.42 0.40 0.22 0.01 0.00 0.00
08 - Forestry (2) 0.03 0.04 0.06 0.77 0.51 0.61
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 0.20 0.15 0.06 0.09 0.12 0.13
10 - Metal Mining (272) 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
12 - Coal Mining (28) 1.23 1.10 0.99 1.00 0.05 0.99
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 0.71 0.55 0.57 0.35 0.46 0.63
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 0.61 0.44 0.30 0.17 0.32 0.33
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 1.07 1.06 1.06 0.99 0.92 1.13
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 1.69 1.35 1.55 1.26 1.30 1.29
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 1.33 1.23 1.11 1.37 0.88 1.07
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 0.67 0.56 0.50 0.57 0.56 0.60
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 0.21 0.20 0.00 0.04 0.00 0.00
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 1.30 0.76 0.54 0.58 0.50 0.33
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 1.12 0.86 0.74 0.80 0.50 0.51
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 2.07 0.47 0.49 0.52 0.64 0.71
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 0.49 0.53 0.69 0.80 0.61 0.86
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 1.41 1.47 1.82 1.39 1.69 1.53
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 1.14 0.64 0.55 0.79 0.66 0.62
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) 0.38 0.37 0.34 0.28 0.26 0.26
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 1.17 1.00 0.93 1.18 1.03 1.18
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 1.05 0.81 0.47 0.52 0.48 0.32
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 0.53 0.40 0.40 0.48 0.43 0.46
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 1.21 1.02 0.67 0.70 0.80 0.75
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 1.23 1.10 1.04 1.06 0.74 0.83
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 1.23 1.17 1.09 1.10 1.16 1.41
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 1.04 0.94 0.91 0.83 0.73 0.65
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 0.53 0.56 0.59 0.50 0.41 0.41
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 1.19 1.09 1.16 0.98 0.68 0.76
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) 0.61 0.58 0.53 0.42 0.38 0.32
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 0.44 0.47 0.57 0.32 0.50 0.44
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 2.07 1.36 1.12 1.60 1.48 1.25
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 0.79 0.65 0.66 0.92 1.08 1.07
44 - Water Transportation (30) 0.88 0.83 0.81 1.24 1.07 0.88
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 1.94 1.91 1.77 1.84 1.41 1.21
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 1.49 1.36 1.16 1.13 1.05 1.04
47 - Transportation Services (41) 0.71 0.37 0.86 0.44 0.88 0.22
48 - Communications (225) 1.24 1.15 1.10 0.94 0.81 0.62
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 1.86 1.77 1.69 1.81 1.79 1.64
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 1.11 0.99 0.94 0.76 0.58 0.71
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 1.40 1.38 1.35 1.25 0.83 0.66
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 1.50 0.60 0.47 1.08 0.52 0.23
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 1.95 1.06 1.18 0.77 0.79 0.87
54 - Food Stores (32) 0.80 1.06 1.16 0.67 0.58 0.63
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 3.28 1.79 1.75 2.00 1.56 1.79
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 2.10 0.96 0.77 0.65 0.66 0.62
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 1.75 1.50 1.28 1.38 1.45 1.30
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 1.27 0.70 0.76 0.61 0.79 0.94
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 0.98 0.62 0.55 0.09 0.00 0.16
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 7.87 7.92 8.16 8.32 8.29 8.19
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 7.88 5.12 3.38 4.72 5.32 4.81
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 0.41 0.46 0.25 0.13 0.12 0.07
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 2.99 3.14 3.22 2.50 2.80 2.77
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 2.76 1.85 1.49 0.80 0.77 0.74
65 - Real Estate (247) 0.69 0.39 0.30 0.40 0.40 0.14
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 1.05 1.03 0.96 0.94 0.91 0.77
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 2.03 1.88 1.50 1.93 1.53 1.19
72 - Personal Services (54) 0.35 0.25 0.24 0.00 0.00 0.04
73 - Business Services (1247) 0.70 0.58 0.52 0.46 0.44 0.44
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 4.43 2.19 2.11 2.20 2.31 2.61
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) 3.02 1.14 1.34 0.00 0.04 0.01
78 - Motion Pictures (61) 0.18 0.06 0.09 0.10 -0.47 0.07
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 0.22 0.13 0.21 0.23 0.52 0.24
80 - Health Services (137) 0.51 0.48 0.71 0.67 0.69 0.70
81 - Legal Services (2) 1.28 0.89 0.75 0.56 0.49 0.47
82 - Educational Services (57) 0.35 0.48 0.48 0.35 0.32 0.42
83 - Social Services (7) 2.82 2.24 0.08 0.46 0.35 5.60
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 0.47 0.44 0.41 0.44 0.27 0.29
89 - Miscellaneous Services (3) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
41 - Local And Suburban Transit And Interurban Highway Passenger Transportation (2) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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