Interest coverage ratio - breakdown by industry

The interest coverage ratio (ICR) is a measure of a company's ability to meet its interest payments.
Calculation: EBIT / Interest expenses. More about interest coverage ratio.

Number of companies included in the calculation: 3825 (year 2019)

Ratio: Interest coverage ratio     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
All Industries 1.94 2.03 1.84 1.67 1.46 1.62
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 2.34 2.70 2.58 2.26 0.51 -0.93
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) -7440.42 -200.47 84.89 -14.40 -4.17 -0.46
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 2.99 4.83 -0.48 9.48 5.53 -7.32
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 5.28 -1.95 -1.87 9.11 -5.74 4.24
10 - Metal Mining (272) -13.64 -23.45 -7.84 -7.84 -5.68 -7.13
12 - Coal Mining (28) 4.17 2.14 2.12 0.37 -5.09 -0.77
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 1.44 0.99 -1.61 -5.99 -11.05 -1.41
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 1.38 0.72 0.68 -2.31 -0.15 1.47
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 5.94 6.34 3.48 10.65 4.43 6.01
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 6.65 7.37 10.57 8.40 7.67 16.20
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 5.15 3.76 0.20 2.11 -2.57 4.98
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 1.96 1.87 4.80 3.69 4.42 2.37
21 - Tobacco Products (21) -16.00 2.08 -6.77 1.88 1.04 -4.21
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 3.69 6.69 10.95 6.04 11.53 2.88
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 6.28 8.45 7.79 7.76 7.18 3.73
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 14.42 16.24 15.14 4.81 2.80 1.34
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 6.17 9.03 12.30 13.17 11.94 9.97
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 4.70 5.66 3.84 4.18 5.96 4.58
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 1.10 1.14 1.81 1.95 0.64 1.40
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) -9.43 -8.91 -7.32 -5.79 -6.27 -3.45
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 7.25 8.14 5.44 0.90 4.04 8.81
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 1.21 1.53 3.06 1.86 1.81 1.23
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 12.49 60.33 25.03 29.32 32.03 52.39
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 1.80 2.06 2.03 2.92 1.74 2.05
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 4.37 3.94 3.21 1.92 0.94 2.86
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 3.64 3.41 3.06 2.86 3.22 3.77
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 3.35 3.44 2.73 1.91 2.54 2.63
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 0.66 1.58 1.50 1.47 1.62 1.47
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 5.29 5.03 7.88 6.01 3.51 3.90
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) -2.16 -1.41 -2.27 -0.87 -1.12 0.02
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 3.01 7.29 8.99 2.80 3.72 0.08
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 7.51 7.23 6.75 5.73 8.30 8.71
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 17.58 19.30 20.23 14.48 22.53 9.88
44 - Water Transportation (30) 2.59 0.86 -0.48 0.33 2.44 0.59
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 4.46 4.04 5.84 9.15 9.18 2.70
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 6.93 5.82 5.15 3.91 3.66 6.29
47 - Transportation Services (41) 1.61 1.65 0.24 1.29 1.32 1.51
48 - Communications (225) 1.74 1.66 0.51 1.22 0.79 0.87
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 2.77 2.94 3.40 3.04 2.83 3.38
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 2.08 1.91 2.81 1.76 1.32 2.38
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 2.04 3.11 1.81 3.01 2.00 1.52
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 10.98 7.53 5.21 10.47 0.47 -0.92
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 6.54 5.86 3.77 4.95 9.30 5.81
54 - Food Stores (32) 4.74 3.01 3.23 6.69 9.72 7.04
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 6.32 7.03 9.69 9.87 9.68 8.54
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 3.22 4.36 4.30 4.63 6.43 23.69
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 2.69 2.15 1.38 0.92 1.67 2.52
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 3.35 3.62 4.04 4.11 3.18 4.28
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) -0.20 -0.28 0.26 -0.97 -0.56 1.09
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 2.73 2.95 3.61 3.79 3.65 3.38
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 1.35 1.58 1.41 1.46 1.79 1.58
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 5.95 7.80 11.67 12.54 8.02 14.92
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 7.18 5.67 6.45 8.61 9.37 10.00
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 5.53 5.42 4.86 7.99 3.47 7.81
65 - Real Estate (247) 1.22 1.10 1.29 0.79 0.30 0.59
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 1.47 1.41 1.51 1.40 1.23 1.20
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 3.05 3.91 2.79 2.85 1.98 1.11
72 - Personal Services (54) -2.57 -1.43 -2.10 -0.56 -0.32 -1.79
73 - Business Services (1247) 0.23 0.25 -0.34 -0.76 -1.46 -1.03
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 2.45 3.71 4.63 4.36 3.55 2.52
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) -2.29 -2.05 -12.36 -0.24 -4.57 8.95
78 - Motion Pictures (61) -1.92 -1.33 -1.24 -0.82 -0.85 -1.18
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 4.93 3.84 0.58 0.95 1.06 0.33
80 - Health Services (137) -1.29 -0.52 -1.48 -0.86 1.22 0.93
81 - Legal Services (2) 47.87 45.72 32.33 47.67 514.70 40.25
82 - Educational Services (57) -1.05 -5.57 -1.35 -3.60 -7.17 1.65
83 - Social Services (7) -440.02 -362.86 3.95 -9.43 4.37 0.71
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 0.26 -1.79 -2.91 -1.68 -0.81 -0.63
08 - Forestry (2) -0.63 105.61 6.15 1.53 3.00 10.28
41 - Local And Suburban Transit And Interurban Highway Passenger Transportation (2) 10.28 10.28 10.28 10.28 -0.99 -2.02
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) -2.02 -2.02 -2.02 -2.02 -2.02 -2.15

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