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: 2998 (year 2020)

Ratio: Quick Ratio     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) 0.74 0.84 0.66 0.86 0.66 0.57
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) 1.75 11.10 6.06 3.81 4.22 4.52
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 1.07 0.77 0.73 0.71 0.56 0.78
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 46.00 0.37 1.07 0.23 7.36 0.57
10 - Metal Mining (272) 1.70 1.17 0.82 0.58 0.47 0.65
12 - Coal Mining (28) 1.00 1.01 0.75 0.65 0.59 0.62
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 0.88 0.74 0.87 0.85 0.98 0.84
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 1.59 1.04 1.26 1.61 1.07 1.21
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 0.80 0.86 0.86 1.11 1.10 1.01
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 1.02 1.10 1.15 1.19 1.21 1.31
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 1.04 1.26 1.14 1.14 1.07 1.10
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 0.87 0.67 0.83 0.74 0.78 0.86
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 0.73 1.41 0.58 0.38 0.91 0.47
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 1.26 0.86 0.75 0.79 0.98 0.75
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 1.41 1.13 0.98 1.15 1.31 1.17
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 1.49 1.21 1.12 1.43 1.26 1.19
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 0.81 0.76 0.90 1.08 0.75 0.83
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 0.93 0.65 0.84 0.73 0.96 0.88
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 1.03 0.85 0.99 1.06 1.11 0.99
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) 2.59 2.10 1.87 1.82 1.65 1.72
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 0.89 0.74 0.96 0.94 0.93 0.74
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 1.35 1.08 1.11 1.48 1.19 1.13
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 1.30 0.65 0.91 1.96 1.80 1.88
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 1.11 0.89 0.96 1.13 1.10 0.77
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 1.15 0.97 1.12 1.18 1.28 1.18
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 1.15 1.21 1.05 1.08 1.07 1.11
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 1.41 1.32 1.20 1.18 1.26 1.28
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 1.74 1.60 1.50 1.71 1.66 1.83
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 1.05 0.85 0.83 0.91 0.93 0.92
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) 2.03 1.67 1.58 1.63 1.57 1.64
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 1.36 1.23 1.30 1.19 1.27 1.24
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 0.81 0.65 0.90 0.72 0.71 0.86
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 1.33 1.08 1.16 1.18 1.23 1.24
44 - Water Transportation (30) 1.13 0.75 1.10 0.98 0.68 0.24
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 1.00 0.58 0.62 0.88 0.78 0.84
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 0.61 0.72 0.65 0.62 0.76 0.70
47 - Transportation Services (41) 1.15 1.41 1.07 1.24 1.06 1.13
48 - Communications (225) 1.01 0.87 0.79 0.91 1.00 1.04
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 0.49 0.42 0.48 0.47 0.50 0.48
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 0.99 1.08 1.00 1.06 1.01 1.07
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 0.84 0.75 0.76 0.82 0.75 0.79
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 1.28 1.24 1.52 1.12 1.11 0.72
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 0.48 0.24 0.24 0.22 0.27 0.24
54 - Food Stores (32) 0.37 0.42 0.30 0.31 0.39 0.54
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 0.48 0.18 0.19 0.20 0.22 0.20
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 0.61 0.53 0.74 0.77 0.79 0.68
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 0.37 0.28 0.38 0.51 0.42 0.35
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 0.75 0.43 0.50 0.47 0.43 0.52
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 0.69 0.69 0.55 0.64 0.58 0.55
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 11.99 6.41 2.10 1.28 2.47 1.75
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 1.56 1.04 0.90 1.03 1.27 0.64
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 1.58 2.10 2.08 3.44 2.63 2.60
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 26.41 5.41 1.37 1.59 1.63 1.24
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 0.76 0.53 0.84 1.02 1.04 1.12
65 - Real Estate (247) 1.62 0.71 1.26 0.78 0.41 0.74
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 1.22 1.11 0.82 1.50 0.92 1.11
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 1.19 1.00 0.87 0.92 0.96 0.77
72 - Personal Services (54) 0.54 0.58 0.90 0.51 0.72 0.77
73 - Business Services (1247) 1.28 1.17 1.08 1.13 1.15 1.21
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 0.48 0.50 0.56 0.60 0.57 0.53
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) 1.07 1.71 1.05 0.11 0.27 3.07
78 - Motion Pictures (61) 0.75 0.49 0.83 0.66 0.76 0.82
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 1.19 0.84 0.68 0.63 0.76 0.68
80 - Health Services (137) 1.25 1.15 1.10 1.08 1.08 1.07
81 - Legal Services (2) 0.79 0.78 0.93 1.10 1.28 1.15
82 - Educational Services (57) 1.23 0.86 0.86 1.26 1.27 1.34
83 - Social Services (7) 0.57 0.26 0.80 1.04 1.20 1.09
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) 1.12 1.06 1.12 1.37 1.11 1.18
89 - Miscellaneous Services (3) 0.96 0.84 0.98 0.78 0.77 0.72
All Industries 1.25 1.08 1.05 1.09 1.09 1.09
08 - Forestry (2) 1.09 0.33 0.98 1.01 0.35 0.77

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