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 companies included in the calculation: 4805 (year 2018)

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

Industry title Year
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
All Industries 0.99 0.89 0.83 0.77 0.76 0.67
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 0.44 0.20 0.59 0.51 0.33 0.22
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) 0.00 0.04 -0.50 0.11 0.03 0.04
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 2.87 0.49 0.01 -1.44 -1.13 0.01
08 - Forestry (2) 0.04 0.06 0.77 0.51 0.61 0.66
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 0.19 0.11 0.09 0.26 0.14 0.11
10 - Metal Mining (272) 0.01 -1.01 -1.00 -1.01 -1.00 -1.00
12 - Coal Mining (28) 1.10 0.93 1.00 0.05 1.12 0.42
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 0.67 0.67 0.50 0.62 0.73 0.54
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 0.60 0.28 0.17 0.32 0.34 0.36
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 1.12 1.08 1.03 1.01 1.19 1.09
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 1.48 1.45 1.43 1.30 1.37 1.14
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 1.32 1.21 1.53 0.85 1.03 1.14
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 0.55 0.58 0.54 0.57 0.51 0.61
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 0.08 -1.00 -0.46 -1.11 0.02 -1.02
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 1.98 1.04 0.67 0.61 -0.37 0.36
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 0.89 0.74 0.82 0.50 0.55 0.59
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 0.61 0.51 0.60 0.66 0.73 0.55
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 0.53 0.97 0.83 0.63 0.86 0.74
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 1.52 1.83 1.40 1.69 1.53 1.44
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 0.62 0.55 0.87 0.85 0.59 0.72
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) 0.40 0.36 0.28 0.28 0.27 0.24
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 1.02 1.13 1.18 1.03 1.22 0.96
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 0.81 0.47 0.54 0.66 0.35 0.42
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 0.30 0.31 0.42 0.43 0.51 0.44
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 1.15 1.00 0.80 1.05 0.84 0.73
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 1.13 1.09 1.06 0.73 0.84 0.91
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 1.16 1.05 1.02 1.00 1.29 0.80
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 0.95 0.91 0.82 0.71 0.65 0.57
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 0.48 0.59 0.49 0.41 0.43 0.35
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 1.26 1.23 1.10 0.82 0.81 1.09
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) 0.58 0.53 0.41 0.37 0.33 0.31
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 0.61 0.69 0.31 0.44 0.42 0.36
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 1.36 1.12 1.60 1.48 1.25 1.26
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 0.67 0.84 0.92 1.08 1.07 1.08
44 - Water Transportation (30) 0.83 0.97 1.08 1.12 0.87 1.19
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 1.86 1.77 1.95 1.70 1.52 1.53
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 1.30 1.12 1.13 1.10 1.04 1.10
47 - Transportation Services (41) 0.59 1.29 1.15 1.01 0.54 0.73
48 - Communications (225) 1.27 1.14 0.96 0.97 0.71 0.72
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 1.91 1.88 1.97 1.94 1.78 1.65
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 1.11 1.04 0.87 0.74 0.75 0.74
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 1.23 1.05 1.22 0.90 0.60 0.97
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 0.80 0.97 1.12 0.67 0.49 1.14
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 1.43 1.27 0.94 0.92 0.95 0.99
54 - Food Stores (32) 0.52 1.09 0.65 0.56 0.63 1.02
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 2.10 2.00 2.02 2.34 2.03 2.28
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 0.95 0.81 0.64 0.70 0.63 0.68
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 1.43 0.88 1.10 1.13 1.32 0.70
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 0.70 0.77 0.63 0.99 1.02 1.22
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 0.75 0.64 0.32 0.09 0.39 0.24
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 8.00 8.23 8.41 8.34 8.26 8.39
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 5.45 3.91 5.30 6.03 5.24 4.69
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 0.77 0.66 0.76 0.53 0.32 0.41
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 3.16 3.22 2.47 2.77 2.79 3.19
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 2.01 1.75 1.24 1.33 1.22 0.82
65 - Real Estate (247) 0.67 0.66 0.59 0.82 0.61 0.43
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 1.10 1.00 0.99 0.99 0.93 0.94
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 1.75 1.43 1.78 1.53 1.19 1.02
72 - Personal Services (54) 0.47 0.24 -1.01 -1.01 -1.00 -1.00
73 - Business Services (1247) 0.63 0.58 0.48 0.46 0.47 0.35
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 2.85 2.60 2.25 2.38 2.62 3.52
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) 0.57 1.31 -0.75 -3.16 -0.77 -1.99
78 - Motion Pictures (61) 0.26 -0.27 0.20 0.07 0.22 0.30
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 0.16 0.22 0.23 0.59 0.28 0.20
80 - Health Services (137) 0.47 0.72 0.70 0.71 0.70 0.49
81 - Legal Services (2) 0.89 0.75 0.56 0.49 0.47 -0.30
82 - Educational Services (57) 0.50 0.42 0.36 0.40 0.42 0.34
83 - Social Services (7) 2.50 0.25 0.82 0.71 1.20 0.62
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 0.45 0.41 0.47 0.39 0.39 0.44
89 - Miscellaneous Services (3) 0.00 -1.02 0.00 0.00 -1.00 0.00
41 - Local And Suburban Transit And Interurban Highway Passenger Transportation (2) 0.00 0.00 0.00 -1.00 -1.02 -1.06
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) 0.00 0.00 0.00 -1.00 -1.14 -1.00

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