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 52
Independent Oil & Gas 31
Property & Casualty Insurance 26
Business Services 24
Diversified Machinery 22
Unknown 22
Application Software 22
Regional - Northeast Banks 20
Regional - Mid-Atlantic Banks 19
Electric Utilities 19
Specialty Chemicals 19
Asset Management 18
Scientific & Technical Instruments 18
Shipping 18
Oil & Gas Pipelines 17
Medical Appliances & Equipment 17
Oil & Gas Equipment & Services 17
Savings & Loans 17
Auto Parts 16
Credit Services 15
Semiconductor - Broad Line 15
Business Software & Services 15
Apparel Stores 14
Semiconductor Equipment & Materials 14
Semiconductor - Integrated Circuits 14
Medical Laboratories & Research 13
Diversified Utilities 13
Regional - Pacific Banks 13
Regional - Midwest Banks 13
Diversified Electronics 13
Restaurants 12
Steel & Iron 12
Textile - Apparel Clothing 12
REIT - Diversified 12
Aerospace/Defense Products & Services 12
Medical Instruments & Supplies 12
General Building Materials 11
Internet Information Providers 11
Communication Equipment 11
Regional - Southeast Banks 10
Gold 10
Drugs - Generic 10
Semiconductor - Specialized 10
Oil & Gas Drilling & Exploration 10
Telecom Services - Domestic 10
Specialty Retail, Other 10
REIT - Healthcare Facilities 9
REIT - Residential 9
Staffing & Outsourcing Services 9
Railroads 9
Personal Products 8
Food - Major Diversified 8
Real Estate Development 8
Industrial Metals & Minerals 8
Technical & System Software 8
Gas Utilities 8
Agricultural Chemicals 8
Resorts & Casinos 8
Textile - Apparel Footwear & Accessories 8
Money Center Banks 8
Home Furnishings & Fixtures 8
Life Insurance 7
Trucking 7
Packaging & Containers 7
Diversified Communication Services 7
Diversified Investments 7
Foreign Regional Banks 7
Rental & Leasing Services 7
Investment Brokerage - National 7
Processed & Packaged Goods 7
Chemicals - Major Diversified 7
Information Technology Services 7
Networking & Communication Devices 7
Wireless Communications 7
REIT - Hotel/Motel 7
Drug Manufacturers - Major 7
Drug Manufacturers - Other 7
Metal Fabrication 7
Industrial Electrical Equipment 7
Regional - Southwest Banks 6
Major Integrated Oil & Gas 6
Beverages - Soft Drinks 6
Heavy Construction 6
Computer Peripherals 6
Air Delivery & Freight Services 6
Healthcare Information Services 6
REIT - Office 6
REIT - Retail 6
Industrial Equipment Wholesale 6
Education & Training Services 6
Accident & Health Insurance 5
Oil & Gas Refining & Marketing 5
Rubber & Plastics 5
Mortgage Investment 5
Property Management 5
Farm & Construction Machinery 5
Department Stores 5
Discount, Variety Stores 5
Electronics Wholesale 5
Entertainment - Diversified 5
Management Services 5
Multimedia & Graphics Software 5
Printed Circuit Boards 5
Water Utilities 5
Lumber, Wood Production 4
Pollution & Treatment Controls 4
Residential Construction 4
Waste Management 4
Auto Dealerships 4
Broadcasting - TV 4
Diagnostic Substances 4
CATV Systems 4
Personal Services 4
Regional Airlines 4
Security & Protection Services 4
Trucks & Other Vehicles 4
Paper & Paper Products 4
Farm Products 4
Internet Software & Services 4
Security Software & Services 4
Business Equipment 4
Beverages - Wineries & Distillers 4
Industrial Equipment & Components 4
Technical Services 3
Sporting Activities 3
Aerospace/Defense - Major Diversified 3
Foreign Money Center Banks 3
Drugs Wholesale 3
Surety & Title Insurance 3
Small Tools & Accessories 3
Investment Brokerage - Regional 3
Conglomerates 3
Drug Delivery 3
Air Services, Other 3
Electronic Equipment 3
Grocery Stores 3
Home Furnishing Stores 3
Beverages - Brewers 3
Advertising Agencies 3
Computer Based Systems 3
Lodging 3
Specialized Health Services 3
Major Airlines 2
Auto Manufacturers - Major 2
Silver 2
Food Wholesale 2
REIT - Industrial 2
Hospitals 2
Publishing - Newspapers 2
Publishing - Periodicals 2
Home Health Care 2
Research Services 2
Closed-End Fund - Debt 2
Sporting Goods Stores 2
Tobacco Products, Other 2
Information & Delivery Services 2
Confectioners 2
Health Care Plans 2
Long-Term Care Facilities 2
Textile Industrial 2
Cleaning Products 2
Drug Related Products 2
Auto Parts Stores 2
Auto Parts Wholesale 2
Broadcasting - Radio 2
Cigarettes 2
General Contractors 2
Computers Wholesale 1
Jewelry Stores 1
Office Supplies 1
Data Storage Devices 1
Meat Products 1
Diversified Computer Systems 1
Housewares & Accessories 1
Home Improvement Stores 1
Drug Stores 1
General Entertainment 1
Processing Systems & Products 1
Internet Service Providers 1
Appliances 1
Consumer Services 1
Insurance Brokers 1
Copper 1
Movie Production, Theaters 1
Electronics Stores 1
Medical Equipment Wholesale 1
Cement 1
Specialty Eateries 1
Toys & Games 1
Marketing Services 1
Aluminum 1
Catalog & Mail Order Houses 1
Nonmetallic Mineral Mining 1
Toy & Hobby Stores 1
Sporting Goods 1
Recreational Vehicles 1
Photographic Equipment & Supplies 1