Disclaimers

Industry averages are calculated as a simple average of all companies in the industry. When calculating the index, companies traded on the NYSE and Nasdaq that are listed on Dastocks and belong to that industry are taken into account.

Industry index - reflects the dynamics of the industry. It is calculated as a simple average of the dynamics of all companies in the industry. When calculating the index, the companies traded on the exchanges, which are presented on Dastocks and belong to this industry, are taken into account.

Price Dynamics

Price movement - is the average change in the stock price of all companies in the industry over a period.

Detailed charts show the price change of the two companies that rose the most during the period, the average, and the two companies that rose the least during the period.

Time periods can be:

  • week
  • month
  • year
  • 2 years

Comparison with indices

The dynamics of the index shows the average price movement of the sector companies' shares. The base value is taken as the value of shares 2 years ago. Further movement shows the increase/decrease of the share price over the last two years, compared with the main market indices.

That is, for example:

If the industry value is 100 and the comparison index is 50, it means that the companies in the industry have risen, on average, 100% since the date 2 years ago and the index has risen 50%. Regardless of what value the indices had previously, growth over the past 2 years is shown.

SP500 - Top 500 companies.

NASDAQ - High-tech major companies.

Dow Jones - 30 large companies from every sector of the U.S. economy.

Value indicators

Industry multiples are the arithmetic average of industry multiples. These values are obtained by adding the indicated multiples of all companies in the industry and dividing by their number.

Price / Earnings of industry = the arithmetic average of all Price / Earnings companies in the industry.

Price / Book of industry = the arithmetic average of all Price / Book companies in the industry.

Price / Sales of industry = arithmetic average of all Price / Sales companies in the industry.

Enterprise value / EBITDA = = the arithmetic average of all Enterprise value / EBITDA companies in the industry.

Price / Operating Cash Flow of industry = arithmetic average of all Price / Operating Cash Flow of companies in the industry.

Growth Indicators

Revenue, profit, operating and free cash flow growth = the arithmetic average of all companies in the industry's growth rate over the previous year.

You can also compare the growth of the industry as a whole and the 2 companies that showed the highest and lowest growth.

Dividends

Dividend yield is the ratio of dividends paid in the last year to the share price.

The dividend yield of an industry is the average dividend yield of all companies in the industry.