ROE (Return on equity), after tax - breakdown by industry

Return on equity (ROE) is the amount of net income returned as a percentage of shareholders equity.
Calculation: Net income after tax / Shareholder's equity. More about roe (return on equity), after tax.

Number of U.S. listed companies included in the calculation: 4661 (year 2021)

Ratio: ROE (Return on equity), after tax     Measure of center:

Industry title Year
2021 2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
01 - Agricultural Production Crops (27) -16.4% -7% -3.3% -1.2% -5.5% 3.9%
02 - Agriculture production livestock and animal specialties (6) -131.8% 6.9% 26.1% 22.7% 1.3% -5.2%
07 - Agricultural Services (18) -147.3% -17% -49.6% 2.9% -5.4% -536.8%
09 - Fishing, hunting, and trapping (7) -188.8% -107.5% -56.3% -24% -0.9% -403.7%
10 - Metal Mining (272) -69% -103.1% -120.9% 0% 0% 0%
12 - Coal Mining (28) 19.5% -19% 14.8% 19.7% 15.4% -58.5%
13 - Oil And Gas Extraction (492) 1.4% -39.3% -6.6% -7.7% -25.3% -78%
14 - Mining And Quarrying Of Nonmetallic Minerals, Except Fuels (41) 2% 3.9% -5.9% -18.6% -10% -77.9%
15 - Building Construction General Contractors And Operative Builders (48) 22.7% 13.6% 11.8% 12.8% 8.3% 8.3%
16 - Heavy Construction Other Than Building Construction Contractors (20) 9.9% 9.3% 10.9% 7.7% 6.2% 5.3%
17 - Construction Special Trade Contractors (33) 9.9% 10.6% 12.7% 9% -2.8% 5.1%
20 - Food And Kindred Products (190) 7.4% 5.9% 5.3% 1.2% 2.2% 4%
21 - Tobacco Products (21) -59.2% -91% -26% -175.1% 0% 0%
22 - Textile Mill Products (16) 12.2% -13.4% 12.5% 12.3% 8.8% 12.3%
23 - Apparel And Other Finished Products Made From Fabrics And Similar Materials (56) 17.4% -2.1% 13.1% 11.5% 4.8% 4.8%
24 - Lumber And Wood Products, Except Furniture (29) 22% 16.8% 14.6% 13.7% 13.8% 10.2%
25 - Furniture And Fixtures (29) 6.9% 1.8% 9% 9.7% 12% 14.1%
26 - Paper And Allied Products (41) 4.8% 2% 2.4% 13.4% 7.6% 9.4%
27 - Printing, Publishing, And Allied Industries (67) 5.5% -13.2% -7.6% -5.3% -1.1% -2.4%
28 - Chemicals And Allied Products (1076) -54.3% -60% -67.6% -75.4% -79.7% -71.6%
29 - Petroleum Refining And Related Industries (38) 9.3% -16.3% 7.2% 4.2% 6.5% -1.6%
30 - Rubber And Miscellaneous Plastics Products (54) 14.7% 9.1% 3.2% -3.7% 4.7% 1.9%
31 - Leather And Leather Products (16) 13.7% -13.7% 14.2% 12.2% 10.5% 12.2%
32 - Stone, Clay, Glass, And Concrete Products (31) 28.6% 12.1% -8.8% 7.3% 4.6% 10.2%
33 - Primary Metal Industries (60) 14.9% -3.1% 1.8% 9.4% 4.6% 0.4%
34 - Fabricated Metal Products, Except Machinery And Transportation Equipment (78) 9.6% 5.5% 8.8% 10.4% 6.9% 7.6%
35 - Industrial And Commercial Machinery And Computer Equipment (299) 6.7% 0.6% 4.8% 3.9% 3.1% -0.8%
36 - Electronic And Other Electrical Equipment And Components, Except Computer Equipment (487) 4.7% 1.5% 0.6% 0.2% -2.5% -2.2%
37 - Transportation Equipment (156) 5.2% -3.6% 9% 9.7% 9% 7.7%
38 - Measuring, Analyzing, And Controlling Instruments; Photographic, Medical And Optical Goods; Watches And Clocks (460) -13.9% -15.6% -9.6% -15.1% -14.7% -15.2%
39 - Miscellaneous Manufacturing Industries (70) 11.9% 2.3% 3.9% 3.1% 1.2% -69.3%
40 - Railroad Transportation (13) 35.2% 17.8% 25.6% 16.8% 32.8% 12.3%
41 - Local And Suburban Transit And Interurban Highway Passenger Transportation (2) 17.8% 17.8% 17.8% 17.8% 17.8% 17.8%
42 - Motor Freight Transportation And Warehousing (31) 23.2% 10.7% 8.6% 13.4% 17.8% 11.5%
44 - Water Transportation (30) -12.5% -17.9% 3.8% 2.7% 3% -2.4%
45 - Transportation By Air (32) 4.8% -30.9% 16.2% 14% 21.6% 15.6%
46 - Pipelines, Except Natural Gas (26) 24.5% 5.5% 12.2% 13.3% 8.8% 8.7%
47 - Transportation Services (41) -0.7% 0% 10.2% -5.9% 3.8% 2.3%
48 - Communications (225) 4.6% -1.2% -1.9% -4.3% -34.5% -40.1%
49 - Electric, Gas, And Sanitary Services (310) 8.3% 7.5% 8.5% 8.6% 8.4% 7.2%
50 - Wholesale Trade-durable Goods (149) 16.3% -1.2% 6% 5.2% 5.4% -0.2%
51 - Wholesale Trade-non-durable Goods (123) 8.1% -4.3% 1.7% 3.6% 3.8% 4.2%
52 - Building Materials, Hardware, Garden Supply, And Mobile Home Dealers (20) 20.5% 31.7% 11.8% 14.3% 9.7% 10.8%
53 - General Merchandise Stores (30) 27.9% 15.9% 14% 10.1% 12.9% 9.7%
54 - Food Stores (32) 17.4% 12.8% 5.9% 6.5% 5.3% 9.4%
55 - Automotive Dealers And Gasoline Service Stations (38) 29.1% 12.9% 15.2% 15.2% 20.7% 15.9%
56 - Apparel And Accessory Stores (55) 29.7% -10.1% 11.4% 6.4% 6.3% 6.3%
57 - Home Furniture, Furnishings, And Equipment Stores (32) 22.1% 2% -16.1% -14.2% 4.1% 6.4%
58 - Eating And Drinking Places (109) 0% -34.8% 2.7% -2.8% -5.5% 3.3%
59 - Miscellaneous Retail (186) -20.9% -10% -9.3% -89.4% -84.7% -320.1%
60 - Depository Institutions (724) 11.5% 8.3% 9.9% 10% 7.3% 8.1%
61 - Non-depository Credit Institutions (125) 12.6% 7.7% 9.3% 7.1% 6.8% 6.2%
62 - Security And Commodity Brokers, Dealers, Exchanges, And Services (255) 15.2% 9.2% 10.8% 6% 4.6% 5.1%
63 - Insurance Carriers (186) 8.7% 6.3% 10.3% 6% 6.3% 8%
64 - Insurance Agents, Brokers, And Service (23) -2.9% 9.3% 13.7% 13.3% 16% 9.6%
65 - Real Estate (247) 0.9% 0.3% 0.5% -2.9% -1.8% -5.1%
67 - Holding And Other Investment Offices (849) 0.5% -0.1% 3.4% 1.6% 2.3% 1%
70 - Hotels, Rooming Houses, Camps, And Other Lodging Places (69) -2.1% -24.6% 5.1% 10.2% 5.7% 5.4%
72 - Personal Services (54) -205.8% -115.9% -12% -90% -97% -176.2%
73 - Business Services (1247) -13.4% -13% -6.6% -20.4% -23.2% -22.9%
75 - Automotive Repair, Services, And Parking (14) 9.5% -62.1% 9.6% 11.3% 25.6% 12.5%
76 - Miscellaneous Repair Services (8) -139.6% -36.3% -31% -174.4% -522.2% -167.6%
78 - Motion Pictures (61) -59.2% -121.7% -32.9% -132.9% -133% -201.4%
79 - Amusement And Recreation Services (85) -163% -75.4% -15.6% 0.8% -5% -56.9%
80 - Health Services (137) -8.2% -15.9% -19.3% -38.1% -29.4% -42.2%
81 - Legal Services (2) 20.1% 12% 10.5% 11.1% 3.7% 6.1%
82 - Educational Services (57) 3.2% 2.6% 4.2% -20.6% -38.9% -38%
83 - Social Services (7) 0% -9.9% 7.6% 20.7% -3.6% 0%
87 - Engineering, Accounting, Research, Management, And Related Services (189) -10.9% -12.5% -5.7% -44.1% -65.1% -96.6%
89 - Miscellaneous Services (3) -0.4% -3.5% 45.7% 25.9% -455.9% -38.1%
All Industries 2.6% -2.1% 2.7% 0.7% -1.1% -2.5%
08 - Forestry (2) -2.5% -2.5% 0.9% 3% 9.8% 3.1%
99 - Nonclassifiable Establishments (9) 3.1% 3.1% 3.1% 3.1% 3.1% 3.1%

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