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: 3852 (year 2018)

Ratio: Interest coverage ratio     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
All Industries 2.11 1.99 1.83 1.73 1.85 1.52
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 1.58 2.58 -0.02 -1.33 -0.93 0.83
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) -200.47 84.89 -14.40 8.26 -0.46 -6.93
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 4.83 1.70 9.48 5.53 -7.32 14.13
08 - Forestry (2) 105.55 6.15 1.53 3.00 10.28 5.82
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 13.23 -1.91 17.17 0.33 4.24 13.59
10 - Metal Mining (272) -8.16 -6.32 -6.38 -5.59 -8.00 -12.24
12 - Coal Mining (28) 2.74 2.12 0.23 -5.09 -1.17 -0.73
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 1.65 -1.08 -5.36 -10.86 -0.71 0.07
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 1.47 0.90 -1.57 -0.09 1.47 0.07
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 4.52 4.21 12.05 6.48 8.55 7.29
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 7.27 10.47 7.25 7.07 16.20 17.70
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 7.30 4.16 0.43 -2.57 4.98 3.53
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 0.74 4.64 3.55 4.41 1.90 2.50
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 2.08 -6.77 1.88 1.05 -4.21 -10.47
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 5.63 5.53 4.82 11.53 2.27 2.22
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 7.55 9.87 7.76 7.83 7.68 5.13
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 16.24 15.14 4.81 2.80 0.85 6.70
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 5.74 11.79 12.88 12.87 10.58 8.40
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 5.47 3.97 5.19 5.96 3.53 4.85
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 0.97 1.63 1.99 0.94 1.38 1.97
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) -9.18 -8.13 -5.72 -6.83 -3.48 -3.76
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 11.30 5.44 3.00 8.37 10.23 11.91
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 2.49 3.66 2.05 1.81 1.41 1.79
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 60.33 25.03 29.32 32.03 43.20 35.99
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 1.87 2.03 2.92 1.58 1.95 2.40
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 3.99 2.29 2.00 -0.53 2.22 1.14
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 3.46 3.07 3.28 3.26 3.97 3.76
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 3.01 2.34 0.98 1.94 3.42 2.07
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 0.89 1.14 0.23 0.63 0.67 -0.33
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 4.80 7.88 5.74 4.73 3.80 3.70
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) -2.42 -2.85 -1.67 -1.36 -0.66 -0.71
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 2.26 4.50 0.50 3.24 0.29 -2.54
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 7.23 6.75 5.73 8.30 8.71 6.20
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 18.07 18.77 14.48 22.53 14.14 10.93
44 - Water Transportation (30) 1.82 0.19 2.35 2.69 1.77 1.48
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 4.04 6.60 9.94 14.08 2.65 3.37
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 5.82 5.15 3.91 3.66 6.74 5.36
47 - Transportation Services (41) 2.06 1.29 1.94 3.04 2.77 2.41
48 - Communications (225) 1.68 0.51 1.57 1.05 1.12 1.17
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 2.90 3.28 3.04 2.88 3.45 2.92
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 2.18 3.17 1.76 2.70 1.99 1.20
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 3.39 1.33 2.55 2.43 2.40 1.96
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 11.13 6.15 11.35 5.29 1.65 4.90
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 5.88 4.36 4.95 8.18 5.81 8.16
54 - Food Stores (32) 3.30 3.47 6.69 9.57 6.43 4.52
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 6.70 8.40 9.02 9.68 8.28 5.92
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 4.43 11.47 4.94 6.79 25.87 25.67
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 2.50 2.41 1.19 2.67 3.39 -5.41
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 3.15 1.74 4.11 3.06 4.47 3.13
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 0.21 0.64 -0.34 -0.37 0.88 0.28
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 2.97 3.66 3.93 3.82 3.68 3.17
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 1.60 1.47 1.46 1.81 1.96 2.05
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 7.50 12.16 12.64 8.56 16.62 15.84
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 5.60 6.09 8.46 9.31 9.98 9.60
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 5.43 5.66 8.09 3.85 7.89 6.15
65 - Real Estate (247) 1.10 1.56 0.78 0.18 0.68 0.25
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 1.55 1.68 1.64 1.36 1.33 0.94
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 4.42 2.89 2.91 2.07 1.15 0.31
72 - Personal Services (54) -3.34 -2.10 -1.48 -1.82 -1.37 -3.41
73 - Business Services (1247) 0.27 0.06 -0.68 -1.35 -0.70 -0.80
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 3.09 3.24 3.75 3.13 2.48 2.08
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) -5.49 -5.05 -0.24 -5.50 6.66 -7.11
78 - Motion Pictures (61) -0.53 -0.09 0.14 -0.97 -1.44 -0.37
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 2.05 0.43 1.40 1.76 0.06 1.18
80 - Health Services (137) 0.69 -0.67 0.00 1.90 0.91 0.47
81 - Legal Services (2) 45.72 32.33 47.67 514.70 40.25 32.22
82 - Educational Services (57) -1.62 0.47 -4.92 -5.92 2.18 -2.63
83 - Social Services (7) -362.86 3.95 -9.43 4.37 2.43 0.00
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) -1.65 -1.61 -1.75 -0.53 0.04 -1.85
41 - Local And Suburban Transit And Interurban Highway Passenger Transportation (2) 0.00 0.00 0.00 -0.99 -2.02 -5.88
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 -2.15 -2.88

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