ROA (Return on assets) - breakdown by industry

Return on assets (ROA) is a financial ratio that shows the percentage of profit that a company earns in relation to its overall resources (total assets).
Calculation: Net Income after tax / Total assets (or Average Total assets). More about roa (return on assets).

Number of companies included in the calculation: 4810 (year 2018)

Ratio: ROA (Return on assets)     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
All Industries 0.9% 0.6% 0.4% 0.3% 0.6% 0.5%
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) -2.6% 1.8% -0.8% -3.8% -3.8% 0.4%
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) -80.9% 6.4% -6.9% -2.6% -7.5% -5%
07 - Agricultural Services (18) 6.4% -2.9% -12% -2.1% -83.1% -74.8%
08 - Forestry (2) 1.7% 6.3% 0.5% 2.1% 9.7% 4%
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) 2% -3.9% -0.5% -46.1% -18.7% -7.1%
10 - Metal Mining (272) -37.3% -76% -95.2% -101.9% -91.9% -105.8%
12 - Coal Mining (28) 6.5% 6.3% -0.3% -11.4% -5.7% -6.3%
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 1.8% -4.2% -13.1% -27.3% -3.5% -2.3%
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 1.6% 1.7% -11.1% -7.7% 0.8% -13.6%
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 5.2% 3.7% 4.5% 4% 4.4% 3.7%
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 3.8% 3.6% 2.6% 3.3% 2.9% 3.7%
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 1.4% 0.9% 3.1% -0.8% 2.2% 2.2%
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 1.9% 2.8% 3.1% 2.3% 2.1% 2.4%
21 - Tobacco Products (21) 4.1% -24.3% -3.8% 4.6% -69.4% -12.5%
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 5.4% 5.6% 5.9% 6.6% 1.6% 1.9%
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 6.1% 4.7% 3.1% 6.1% 3.7% 1.5%
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 5.6% 7.7% 7% 2.9% 2.4% 4.3%
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 6.2% 6.5% 7.3% 8.4% 5.5% 5%
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 5.8% 2.9% 3% 5.1% 4.4% 5.1%
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 0% 0.2% 0.5% 0.8% 0.9% 0.7%
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) -40.5% -40.2% -40.7% -35.7% -31.8% -34.9%
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 5.9% 4.7% 0.2% 3.9% 7.9% 7.6%
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 2.8% 2.2% 1.5% 1.9% 1.4% 2.4%
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 7% 6% 5.2% 9.6% 9.9% 11.2%
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 2.4% 2.1% 2.5% 2% 2% 3.1%
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 4.4% 2% 0.8% -2.1% 1.2% 1.1%
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 4.9% 2.6% 3.4% 3% 4.7% 5%
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 2.5% 1.8% 0.2% 0.9% 2.9% 3.3%
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) -0.7% -1.9% -2% -1.3% -2.4% -1.9%
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 4.9% 5.2% 4.7% 5% 3.6% 3.6%
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) -7% -6.8% -8.5% -9.5% -3.6% -6.4%
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 3.5% -0.7% -4.1% -6.1% -2.1% -11.9%
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 7.1% 12.8% 5.1% 5.5% 5.9% 5.1%
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 7.7% 10% 5.3% 7.3% 5.5% 5.8%
44 - Water Transportation (30) 1.5% 3.1% 2.1% 2.3% 0.5% 0.9%
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 4.8% 6.8% 5.7% 7.1% 2.7% 3.5%
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 8.7% 5.8% 8% 8.1% 7.7% 5.7%
47 - Transportation Services (41) 0.9% 2.3% 1.3% 0.7% 1.5% 3.2%
48 - Communications (225) 0.5% -0.7% 0.5% -0% -0.3% -0.5%
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 2.7% 2.6% 2.5% 2.2% 2.7% 2.5%
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 2.7% 2.6% 1.3% 0.6% 1.4% 0.3%
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 1.8% 1.4% 2.2% 2.2% 1.8% 1.6%
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 7.4% 6.9% 9.4% 3.8% 8.4% 7%
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 5.9% 7% 4.2% 3.9% 5.9% 5.3%
54 - Food Stores (32) 4% 3.2% 5% 7.2% 6.8% 10%
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 4.6% 5.8% 4.4% 4.4% 4.4% 3.3%
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 4.4% 3.4% 4.5% 3.6% 5.7% 6.2%
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 3.8% 1.9% 3.6% 4.3% 3.3% 0%
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 4.2% 3.5% 3.9% 3.4% 4.8% 3.4%
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) 0.2% 0.1% -0.3% -2.9% -0.5% -1.1%
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 1.1% 0.8% 0.9% 0.9% 0.8% 0.8%
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 1% 0.6% 0.6% 0.6% 0.5% 1.1%
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 1.6% 2.2% 0.9% 0.2% 1.8% -0.3%
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 0.8% 1.2% 1.8% 1.9% 2.2% 2.1%
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) 4.6% 4.8% 5.1% 2% 3.3% 3.4%
65 - Real Estate (247) 0.7% 1.8% 0.2% 0.4% 1.1% 0.2%
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 1.1% 1.2% 0.9% 0.4% 0.5% 0.3%
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) 5.2% 3.4% 2.7% 2.9% 0.4% -2.1%
72 - Personal Services (54) 0.6% -4.2% -22.1% -18.9% -23.8% -23.1%
73 - Business Services (1247) -2.8% -4% -5.4% -4.9% -4.6% -3.1%
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 2.8% 5.5% 2.9% 2.2% 1.9% 1.7%
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) -42.9% -87.3% -79.5% -146.8% 8% -516.6%
78 - Motion Pictures (61) -9.1% -17.1% -15.2% -15% -10.3% -10.1%
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) 5% -0.1% 0% -1.3% -1.1% 0.6%
80 - Health Services (137) -4.5% -3.6% -5.1% 0.2% -0.8% -1.6%
81 - Legal Services (2) 6.1% 2.2% 4.5% 2% 4.2% 1017.9%
82 - Educational Services (57) -4.3% -4.1% -9.7% -7.3% -11.1% -5.6%
83 - Social Services (7) 0.8% -0.3% 3.7% 4.4% 0.7% -613%
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) -9.6% -14.5% -17.1% -11.8% -6.9% -25.4%
89 - Miscellaneous Services (3) 0% -267.1% 0% 0% 0% 0%
41 - Local And Suburban Transit And Interurban Highway Passenger Transportation (2) 0% 0% 0% -1477.2% -569.4% -715.5%
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) 0% 0% 0% -37508.6% -1128.2% -1204.3%

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