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 82
Independent Oil & Gas 50
Unknown 50
Diversified Machinery 39
Application Software 35
Business Services 34
Electric Utilities 31
Property & Casualty Insurance 27
Medical Appliances & Equipment 27
Asset Management 26
Regional - Northeast Banks 26
Business Software & Services 25
Savings & Loans 25
REIT - Diversified 24
Medical Instruments & Supplies 24
Restaurants 24
Communication Equipment 23
Credit Services 23
Regional - Pacific Banks 23
Shipping 23
Aerospace/Defense Products & Services 22
Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits 22
Diversified Electronics 22
Oil & Gas Equipment & Services 21
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials 21
Apparel Stores 21
Oil & Gas Pipelines 20
Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration 20
Regional - Midwest Banks 20
Auto Parts 20
Specialty Chemicals 20
Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks 20
Specialty Retail, Other 20
Scientific & Technical Instruments 19
Medical Laboratories & Research 18
Semiconductor - Broad Line 18
Internet Information Providers 18
REIT - Retail 18
Money Center Banks 17
Wireless Communications 17
Information Technology Services 17
Investment Brokerage - National 15
Steel & Iron 15
Gold 15
Semiconductor - Specialized 14
Diversified Communication Services 14
Regional - Southeast Banks 14
Industrial Electrical Equipment 14
Diversified Utilities 14
Life Insurance 13
Drug Manufacturers - Major 13
REIT - Residential 13
General Building Materials 13
Industrial Metals & Minerals 12
Textile - Apparel Clothing 12
Gas Utilities 12
Technical & System Software 12
Personal Products 12
Drugs - Generic 12
Residential Construction 11
Major Integrated Oil & Gas 11
Multimedia & Graphics Software 11
Processed & Packaged Goods 11
Textile - Apparel Footwear & Accessories 11
Foreign Regional Banks 11
REIT - Healthcare Facilities 11
Resorts & Casinos 11
Chemicals - Major Diversified 11
Industrial Equipment Wholesale 11
Heavy Construction 11
Air Delivery & Freight Services 10
Education & Training Services 10
Trucking 10
Railroads 10
Rental & Leasing Services 10
Computer Peripherals 9
Paper & Paper Products 9
Healthcare Information Services 9
Discount, Variety Stores 9
Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing 9
Networking & Communication Devices 9
Drug Manufacturers - Other 9
Health Care Plans 9
Regional - Southwest Banks 9
REIT - Hotel/Motel 9
Mortgage Investment 9
Staffing & Outsourcing Services 8
Industrial Equipment & Components 8
REIT - Office 8
Personal Services 8
Business Equipment 8
Auto Manufacturers - Major 8
Waste Management 8
Telecom Services - Domestic 8
Entertainment - Diversified 8
Auto Dealerships 8
Property Management 8
Foreign Money Center Banks 8
Diversified Investments 7
Home Furnishings & Fixtures 7
Farm & Construction Machinery 7
Agricultural Chemicals 7
Food - Major Diversified 7
Broadcasting - TV 7
Regional Airlines 7
Diagnostic Substances 7
Department Stores 7
Lodging 7
Internet Software & Services 7
Water Utilities 7
Accident & Health Insurance 6
Farm Products 6
Real Estate Development 6
Drug Delivery 6
Home Health Care 6
Lumber, Wood Production 6
Metal Fabrication 6
Pollution & Treatment Controls 6
CATV Systems 6
Marketing Services 5
Packaging & Containers 5
Small Tools & Accessories 5
Data Storage Devices 5
Technical Services 5
Trucks & Other Vehicles 5
Beverages - Soft Drinks 5
Insurance Brokers 5
Air Services, Other 5
Electronics Wholesale 5
Conglomerates 5
Grocery Stores 5
Printed Circuit Boards 5
Electronic Equipment 5
Confectioners 4
Telecom Services - Foreign 4
Management Services 4
Silver 4
Specialized Health Services 4
Gaming Activities 4
Machine Tools & Accessories 4
Hospitals 4
Rubber & Plastics 4
General Entertainment 4
Beverages - Brewers 4
REIT - Industrial 4
Investment Brokerage - Regional 4
Catalog & Mail Order Houses 4
Aluminum 4
Security Software & Services 4
Beverages - Wineries & Distillers 3
Broadcasting - Radio 3
Advertising Agencies 3
Electronics Stores 3
Cement 3
Food Wholesale 3
Home Furnishing Stores 3
Home Improvement Stores 3
Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified 3
Medical Equipment Wholesale 3
Long-Term Care Facilities 3
Publishing - Periodicals 3
Security & Protection Services 3
Sporting Activities 3
Sporting Goods 3
Computer Based Systems 3
Recreational Vehicles 3
Diversified Computer Systems 3
Meat Products 3
Housewares & Accessories 3
Cleaning Products 3
Cigarettes 3
Auto Parts Stores 3
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining 3
Building Materials Wholesale 2
Auto Parts Wholesale 2
Specialty Eateries 2
Computers Wholesale 2
Copper 2
Sporting Goods Stores 2
Movie Production, Theaters 2
Surety & Title Insurance 2
Textile Industrial 2
Toys & Games 2
Major Airlines 2
Drug Stores 2
Drug Related Products 2
Appliances 2
Jewelry Stores 2
Publishing - Newspapers 2
General Contractors 2
Drugs Wholesale 2
Processing Systems & Products 1
Consumer Services 1
Recreational Goods, Other 1
Photographic Equipment & Supplies 1
Information & Delivery Services 1
Office Supplies 1
Internet Service Providers 1
Dairy Products 1
Semiconductor- Memory Chips 1
Closed-End Fund - Debt 1
Research Services 1
Toy & Hobby Stores 1
Tobacco Products, Other 1