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: 4550 (year 2019)

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

Industry title Year
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 0.70 0.74 0.66 0.78 1.31 0.75
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) 0.11 0.07 0.15 0.09 0.13 0.11
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 1.66 3.15 1.49 1.15 0.30 0.48
08 - Forestry (2) 0.13 0.04 0.06 0.77 0.51 0.61
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 0.63 0.23 0.12 0.12 0.21 0.19
10 - Metal Mining (272) 6.61 1.12 1.17 0.38 0.55 2.47
12 - Coal Mining (28) 1.84 1.46 1.27 7.13 7.56 2.26
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 1.78 1.54 2.35 2.98 20.21 3.14
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 1.70 0.77 0.76 0.77 0.75 0.68
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 1.17 1.18 1.48 1.06 1.21 2.15
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 1.71 1.56 2.33 1.46 1.29 1.90
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 1.45 1.81 3.04 2.27 1.46 1.19
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 1.76 1.25 1.90 3.14 2.04 1.24
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 2.37 1.05 2.23 0.76 0.83 5.66
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 1.68 1.45 1.19 0.89 0.77 0.62
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 1.19 1.83 1.00 0.98 0.98 2.47
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 2368.64 64.49 3.45 45.12 5.47 1.59
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 1.18 1.24 1.60 1.32 1.14 1.47
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 5.07 1.43 2.29 6.58 18.47 1.98
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 1.60 1.44 1.75 2.02 2.06 1.56
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) 1.43 45.14 5.13 2.55 2.07 1.61
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 5.35 2.40 1.98 1.67 1.21 3.85
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 2.30 1.48 1.42 3.51 2.50 1.50
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 1.23 0.75 0.69 0.81 0.86 0.74
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 3.45 3.16 2.18 2.09 3.33 2.23
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 1.71 1.66 3.04 2.65 1.30 2.64
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 1.93 2.11 1.62 2.08 2.21 3.04
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 2.06 1.68 1.91 2.44 1.49 1.76
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 1.66 3.09 1.46 2.22 3.33 1.11
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 2.47 4.17 3.60 3.83 2.92 4.03
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) 3.19 1.97 1.80 5.08 1.45 0.89
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 1.96 2.01 5.09 2.67 1.68 0.94
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 46.39 1.54 1.25 1.86 1.58 1.15
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 2.22 1.72 3.46 6.18 2.07 2.05
44 - Water Transportation (30) 1.11 0.96 0.92 2.02 1.48 1.15
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 2.27 2.05 2.25 2.27 1.79 2.76
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 2.14 1.57 1.13 1.65 1.34 1.39
47 - Transportation Services (41) 2.91 1.44 1.64 1.18 1.11 1.51
48 - Communications (225) 2.23 2.01 2.92 2.68 3.49 3.39
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 57.23 20.13 16.00 16.14 158.21 59.49
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 1.66 1.88 1.50 1.18 1.81 1.26
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 3.44 2.16 2.25 2.98 2.21 4.66
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 2.76 1.49 3.18 2.56 2.41 2.15
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 2.32 1.68 3.21 1.51 2.99 1.69
54 - Food Stores (32) 1.58 2.73 1.65 1.08 1.04 1.41
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 3.98 5.09 3.20 2.45 2.06 1.85
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 4.81 14.78 22.50 1.40 1.33 10.36
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 14.93 1.52 1.09 1.59 1.45 1.23
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 2.49 2.10 7.69 2.58 3.27 7.84
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 24.39 3.05 4.25 2.95 1.29 3.56
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 9.21 8.31 8.41 8.65 8.87 8.50
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 56.17 19.88 6.53 18.16 24.47 22.36
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 3.71 3.17 2.17 1.80 2.62 1.21
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 17.91 6.95 8.88 5.50 29.00 5.70
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 4.16 2.54 2.07 1.87 2.15 1.82
65 - Real Estate (247) 1.12 0.96 22.50 1.05 1.36 1.48
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 2.11 2.27 2.00 1.62 1.71 1.91
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 4.21 3.60 2.62 4.24 13.40 6.78
72 - Personal Services (54) 1.66 1.97 2.64 1.92 4.18 1.18
73 - Business Services (1247) 2.47 21.07 2.37 1.75 1.96 5.04
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 9.59 9.35 6.59 11.52 6.37 4.72
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) 1.81 4.47 13.89 0.86 2.74 0.17
78 - Motion Pictures (61) 1.64 0.88 1.13 1.15 0.85 1.64
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 11.13 2.48 1.16 13.50 13.14 1.92
80 - Health Services (137) 4.21 1.84 2.67 3.02 2.61 19.22
81 - Legal Services (2) 1.70 0.89 0.75 0.56 0.49 0.47
82 - Educational Services (57) 0.83 3.04 0.76 0.54 2.34 0.90
83 - Social Services (7) 1.29 1.81 0.57 0.81 0.67 6.30
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 1.43 1.57 1.04 1.92 1.62 1.88
89 - Miscellaneous Services (3) 1.00 2.11 3.17 10.50 5.66 2.66
All Industries 13.58 11.21 4.09 3.74 8.93 5.07
41 - Local And Suburban Transit And Interurban Highway Passenger Transportation (2) 5.07 5.07 5.07 5.07 0.00 0.00
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

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