Listing Stock Industries

Every stock belongs to a specific industry, which is a subcategory of strongly related businesses. You probably know something about one or more industries—maybe you work in an industry, or one of your hobbies or interests relates to an industry. If so, you have an advantage when looking at companies in this industry!

Any advantage you have in the stock market is worth exploiting.

Industry Name Number of Tracked Stocks
Biotechnology 89
Independent Oil & Gas 63
Unknown 57
Business Services 50
Application Software 49
Property & Casualty Insurance 46
Asset Management 44
Diversified Machinery 42
Regional - Northeast Banks 42
Medical Appliances & Equipment 35
Savings & Loans 34
Electric Utilities 33
Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks 32
Shipping 31
Regional - Midwest Banks 30
Medical Instruments & Supplies 30
Oil & Gas Equipment & Services 28
Aerospace/Defense Products & Services 28
Regional - Pacific Banks 28
Auto Parts 27
Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration 27
Oil & Gas Pipelines 27
Specialty Chemicals 27
Diversified Electronics 27
Business Software & Services 27
Restaurants 27
Apparel Stores 27
Credit Services 27
Specialty Retail, Other 26
Communication Equipment 25
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials 25
REIT - Diversified 25
Medical Laboratories & Research 25
Scientific & Technical Instruments 24
Internet Information Providers 23
Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits 23
Gold 23
Diversified Utilities 23
Information Technology Services 22
Steel & Iron 20
Money Center Banks 19
Semiconductor - Broad Line 19
Regional - Southeast Banks 19
Gas Utilities 19
Semiconductor - Specialized 18
General Building Materials 18
Wireless Communications 18
Industrial Metals & Minerals 18
Personal Products 17
Investment Brokerage - National 17
Textile - Apparel Clothing 17
Diversified Investments 17
Diversified Communication Services 17
Life Insurance 16
REIT - Retail 16
Processed & Packaged Goods 16
Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing 16
Regional - Southwest Banks 16
Rental & Leasing Services 15
REIT - Office 15
REIT - Residential 15
Drug Manufacturers - Major 15
Textile - Apparel Footwear & Accessories 14
Industrial Equipment Wholesale 14
Railroads 14
Drugs - Generic 14
Education & Training Services 14
Telecom Services - Domestic 14
Industrial Electrical Equipment 14
Technical & System Software 14
Real Estate Development 13
Home Furnishings & Fixtures 13
Drug Manufacturers - Other 12
Industrial Equipment & Components 12
Residential Construction 12
Mortgage Investment 12
Waste Management 12
Trucking 12
Major Integrated Oil & Gas 12
REIT - Healthcare Facilities 12
Packaging & Containers 12
Staffing & Outsourcing Services 12
Networking & Communication Devices 12
Water Utilities 11
Chemicals - Major Diversified 11
Property Management 11
Health Care Plans 11
Farm & Construction Machinery 11
Heavy Construction 11
Resorts & Casinos 11
Internet Software & Services 11
Multimedia & Graphics Software 11
Air Delivery & Freight Services 10
Metal Fabrication 10
REIT - Hotel/Motel 10
Beverages - Soft Drinks 10
Foreign Regional Banks 10
Food - Major Diversified 10
Agricultural Chemicals 10
Personal Services 10
Lumber, Wood Production 9
Rubber & Plastics 9
Computer Peripherals 9
Farm Products 9
Broadcasting - TV 9
Management Services 9
Accident & Health Insurance 8
Business Equipment 8
Broadcasting - Radio 8
Auto Dealerships 8
Healthcare Information Services 8
Paper & Paper Products 8
Foreign Money Center Banks 8
Regional Airlines 8
Grocery Stores 8
Discount, Variety Stores 8
Hospitals 7
REIT - Industrial 7
Insurance Brokers 7
Pollution & Treatment Controls 7
Air Services, Other 7
CATV Systems 7
Department Stores 7
Entertainment - Diversified 7
Recreational Vehicles 7
Security & Protection Services 7
Technical Services 7
Beverages - Brewers 7
Auto Manufacturers - Major 7
Diagnostic Substances 7
Machine Tools & Accessories 6
Electronic Equipment 6
Small Tools & Accessories 6
Electronics Wholesale 6
Data Storage Devices 6
Specialized Health Services 6
Silver 6
Lodging 6
Trucks & Other Vehicles 6
Home Health Care 6
General Contractors 5
Long-Term Care Facilities 5
Publishing - Newspapers 5
Security Software & Services 5
Printed Circuit Boards 5
Investment Brokerage - Regional 5
Conglomerates 5
Food Wholesale 5
Gaming Activities 5
Home Furnishing Stores 5
Sporting Goods 5
Drug Delivery 4
Textile Industrial 4
Marketing Services 4
Medical Equipment Wholesale 4
Sporting Goods Stores 4
Meat Products 4
Housewares & Accessories 4
Information & Delivery Services 4
Confectioners 4
Cleaning Products 4
Aluminum 4
Cigarettes 4
Beverages - Wineries & Distillers 4
Surety & Title Insurance 4
Advertising Agencies 4
Catalog & Mail Order Houses 4
Auto Parts Stores 3
Sporting Activities 3
Toys & Games 3
Internet Service Providers 3
Specialty Eateries 3
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining 3
Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified 3
Movie Production, Theaters 3
Computer Based Systems 3
Publishing - Periodicals 3
Drugs Wholesale 3
Closed-End Fund - Debt 3
Home Improvement Stores 3
Copper 3
Diversified Computer Systems 3
Telecom Services - Foreign 3
Electronics Stores 3
Research Services 2
Appliances 2
Major Airlines 2
Jewelry Stores 2
Cement 2
General Entertainment 2
Dairy Products 2
Auto Parts Wholesale 2
Basic Materials Wholesale 2
Consumer Services 2
Tobacco Products, Other 2
Building Materials Wholesale 2
Recreational Goods, Other 2
Drug Related Products 2
Photographic Equipment & Supplies 2
Processing Systems & Products 1
Semiconductor- Memory Chips 1
Closed-End Fund - Equity 1
Computers Wholesale 1
Long Distance Carriers 1
Toy & Hobby Stores 1
Drug Stores 1
Office Supplies 1
Publishing - Books 1
Manufactured Housing 1