Quick Ratio - breakdown by industry

The quick ratio is a measure of a company's ability to meet its short-term obligations using its most liquid assets (near cash or quick assets).
Calculation: (Current Assets - Inventories) / Current Liabilities. More about quick ratio.

Number of U.S. listed companies included in the calculation: 3134 (year 2019)

Ratio: Quick Ratio     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014
All Industries 1.00 1.06 1.09 1.08 1.09 1.08
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 0.70 0.78 0.95 0.67 0.57 0.70
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) 1.91 6.06 3.81 4.22 4.52 5.63
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 0.83 0.73 0.71 0.56 0.78 0.74
08 - Forestry (2) 1.25 0.98 1.01 0.35 0.77 1.93
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 1.95 1.07 0.23 7.36 0.57 0.72
10 - Metal Mining (272) 0.54 0.82 0.58 0.47 0.67 0.48
12 - Coal Mining (28) 0.72 0.75 0.65 0.59 0.62 0.81
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 0.87 0.92 0.84 1.00 0.85 0.76
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 1.00 1.32 1.61 1.07 1.21 1.83
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 0.91 0.86 1.11 1.10 1.01 0.92
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 1.10 1.16 1.19 1.21 1.31 1.37
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 1.05 1.13 1.14 1.07 1.10 1.09
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 0.76 0.86 0.74 0.77 0.86 0.79
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 0.37 0.58 0.38 0.91 0.47 0.41
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 1.00 0.75 0.79 0.98 0.75 1.09
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 0.75 0.98 1.15 1.31 1.17 1.44
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 1.29 1.12 1.43 1.26 1.19 1.29
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 0.88 0.92 1.05 0.84 0.88 0.86
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 0.78 0.84 0.73 0.96 0.88 0.89
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 0.80 1.02 1.01 1.07 0.93 0.63
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) 2.12 1.87 1.79 1.67 1.71 1.66
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 0.86 0.96 1.00 0.96 0.77 0.84
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 1.10 1.17 1.52 1.26 1.15 1.17
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 0.81 0.91 1.96 1.80 1.88 1.89
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 1.00 0.96 1.13 1.08 0.77 0.87
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 1.06 1.12 1.18 1.28 1.18 1.02
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 1.02 1.07 1.07 1.06 1.11 0.98
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 1.13 1.20 1.16 1.24 1.28 1.27
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 1.50 1.45 1.71 1.66 1.84 1.83
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 0.91 0.82 0.91 0.90 0.89 0.99
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) 1.63 1.58 1.62 1.56 1.61 1.67
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 1.17 1.25 1.19 1.29 1.24 1.19
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 0.72 0.90 0.72 0.71 0.86 0.99
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 0.98 1.16 1.18 1.23 1.24 1.29
44 - Water Transportation (30) 1.04 1.10 0.98 0.68 0.31 0.74
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 0.61 0.62 0.88 0.78 0.84 0.98
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 0.59 0.65 0.62 0.76 0.70 0.78
47 - Transportation Services (41) 1.14 1.07 1.24 1.06 1.20 1.12
48 - Communications (225) 0.74 0.77 0.90 1.00 1.03 0.96
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 0.45 0.47 0.47 0.49 0.48 0.56
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 0.92 1.02 1.08 1.02 1.07 1.04
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 0.74 0.76 0.82 0.77 0.80 0.74
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 1.23 1.52 1.12 1.11 0.72 0.76
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 0.16 0.26 0.21 0.27 0.24 0.24
54 - Food Stores (32) 0.33 0.29 0.34 0.39 0.54 0.65
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 0.20 0.19 0.20 0.22 0.20 0.24
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 0.37 0.74 0.77 0.79 0.67 0.89
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 0.39 0.38 0.51 0.42 0.35 0.44
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 0.37 0.50 0.46 0.42 0.51 0.44
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 0.48 0.58 0.66 0.57 0.54 0.61
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 1.65 2.10 1.28 2.47 1.75 1.56
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 0.77 0.92 1.28 1.24 0.71 0.75
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 1.87 2.08 3.44 2.63 2.60 3.87
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 1.32 1.35 1.59 1.63 1.24 1.45
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 0.88 0.84 1.02 1.04 1.12 1.05
65 - Real Estate (247) 0.92 1.06 0.64 0.41 0.62 0.85
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 0.85 0.82 1.66 0.91 1.06 1.00
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 0.88 0.87 0.92 0.96 0.76 0.76
72 - Personal Services (54) 0.58 0.84 0.51 0.75 0.77 0.77
73 - Business Services (1247) 1.04 1.12 1.14 1.15 1.22 1.11
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 0.59 0.56 0.60 0.57 0.53 0.56
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) 1.70 2.05 0.11 0.27 1.56 2.90
78 - Motion Pictures (61) 0.60 0.59 0.65 0.76 0.82 0.60
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 0.69 0.70 0.63 0.80 0.61 0.49
80 - Health Services (137) 0.97 1.11 1.08 1.08 1.08 1.14
81 - Legal Services (2) 0.70 0.93 1.10 1.28 1.15 1.22
82 - Educational Services (57) 0.92 0.86 1.23 1.24 1.34 1.37
83 - Social Services (7) 0.29 0.80 1.04 1.20 1.09 1.04
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 1.04 1.16 1.37 1.12 1.18 1.33
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) 1.33 1.33 1.33 1.33 1.33 1.33

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