dollar-bills

I debated briefly (between my ears) how to present this data.  I settled on this method, because if you want to play with it you can do so without too much trouble.

Here are the earnings yields, dividend yields, and payout ratios (what percentage of trailing 12-month earnings have been paid out as dividends) by industry and sector:

IndustryE YieldD YieldPayout %
0124 – Metal Mining

18.24%

3.49%

19%

0606 – Oil & Gas – Integrated

13.40%

3.76%

28%

0412 – Auto & Truck Manufacturers

12.61%

1.69%

13%

0709 – Insurance (Life)

11.73%

2.44%

21%

0215 – Construction Services

11.71%

1.83%

16%

0603 – Coal

11.33%

2.89%

25%

0121 – Iron & Steel

10.41%

2.49%

24%

0957 – Retail (Grocery)

10.36%

3.00%

29%

1209 – Water Utilities

9.77%

3.51%

36%

0512 – Fish/Livestock

9.40%

1.74%

18%

0915 – Communications Services

9.03%

4.72%

52%

0706 – Insurance (Accident & Health)

8.98%

1.22%

14%

0609 – Oil & Gas Operations

8.94%

2.06%

23%

0727 – Regional Banks

8.94%

2.85%

32%

0518 – Office Supplies

8.30%

2.47%

30%

0203 – Aerospace and Defense

8.00%

2.12%

26%

0415 – Auto & Truck Parts

8.00%

1.41%

18%

0969 – Schools

7.84%

0.56%

7%

0809 – Major Drugs

7.77%

3.92%

50%

0103 – Chemical Manufacturing

7.74%

2.16%

28%

1103 – Air Courier

7.43%

2.17%

29%

0106 – Chemicals – Plastics and Rubbers

7.36%

2.12%

29%

0524 – Tobacco

7.30%

3.94%

54%

0130 – Non-Metallic Mining

7.28%

0.48%

7%

0206 – Construction & Agricultural Machinery

7.17%

1.62%

23%

0724 – Money Center Banks

7.16%

2.38%

33%

0903 – Advertising

7.00%

1.57%

22%

0218 – Misc. Capital Goods

6.92%

1.76%

25%

0403 – Apparel/Accessories

6.91%

1.41%

20%

1112 – Railroads

6.90%

1.74%

25%

0436 – Tires

6.81%

1.00%

15%

0406 – Appliances & Tools

6.71%

1.90%

28%

0509 – Crops

6.65%

0.62%

9%

0924 – Personal Services

6.61%

1.72%

26%

1006 – Computer Hardware

6.60%

0.28%

4%

0954 – Retail (Drugs)

6.45%

1.13%

17%

1203 – Electric Utilities

6.32%

3.83%

61%

0127 – Misc. Fabricated Products

6.18%

1.86%

30%

1024 – Electronic Instruments & Controls

6.01%

2.08%

35%

0503 – Beverages (Alcoholic)

5.88%

2.34%

40%

0906 – Broadcasting & Cable TV

5.75%

1.50%

26%

0109 – Containters & Packaging

5.67%

2.17%

38%

0806 – Healthcare Facilities

5.58%

0.26%

5%

1106 – Airline

5.52%

0.33%

6%

0715 – Insurance (Property & Casualty)

5.51%

1.71%

31%

1003 – Communications Equipment

5.49%

1.46%

27%

0963 – Retail (Specialty Non-Apparel)

5.49%

0.70%

13%

0506 – Beverages (Non-Alcoholic)

5.47%

2.41%

44%

0515 – Food Processing

5.46%

2.23%

41%

0912 – Casinos & Gaming

5.43%

0.88%

16%

1015 – Computer Peripherals

5.31%

2.32%

44%

0927 – Printing & Publishing

5.21%

2.21%

42%

0951 – Retail (Department & Discount)

5.20%

1.76%

34%

1027 – Office Equipment

5.09%

2.89%

57%

0942 – Restaurants

5.09%

2.02%

40%

0430 – Recreational Products

5.07%

1.57%

31%

1030 – Scientific & Technical Instruments

5.07%

1.27%

25%

0712 – Insurance (Miscellaneous)

5.04%

1.90%

38%

0118 – Gold & Silver

5.03%

1.78%

35%

0939 – Rental & Leasing

4.96%

0.73%

15%

0521 – Personal & Household Products

4.95%

2.64%

53%

1021 – Computer Storage Devices

4.80%

0.22%

5%

1036 – Software & Programming

4.76%

0.96%

20%

0960 – Retail (Home Improvement)

4.73%

1.89%

40%

0418 – Footwear

4.66%

1.09%

23%

0612 – Oil Well Services & Equipment

4.64%

1.64%

35%

0421 – Furniture & Fixtures

4.64%

1.70%

37%

0945 – Retail (Apparel)

4.58%

1.17%

26%

0921 – Motion Pictures

4.58%

0.82%

18%

0209 – Construction – Supplies and Fixtures

4.56%

2.02%

44%

0812 – Medical Equipment & Supplies

4.48%

1.25%

28%

0909 – Business Services

4.47%

1.23%

28%

0803 – Biotechnology & Drugs

4.45%

2.39%

54%

0936 – Recreational Activities

4.45%

2.36%

53%

0303 – Conglomerates

4.29%

1.33%

31%

0918 – Hotels & Motels

4.21%

0.93%

22%

0133 – Paper & Paper Products

4.03%

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