A sector refers to a large segment of the economy, while the term industry describes a much more specific group of companies or businesses within a sector.


Exploration, Production, Refining, Marketing, Storage, and Transportation of Oil, Gas, Coal, and Consumable Fuels. Oil and Gas Equipment and Services


Chemical Manufacturing, Construction Materials, Glass, Paper, Forest Products and Related Packaging Products, Metals, Minerals, Mining Companies, Steel Production


Capital Goods, Commercial and Professional Services, Transportation

Consumer Discretionary

Automobiles and Components, Consumer Durables and Apparel, Consumer Services, Media, Travel and Leisure, Retailing

Consumer Staples

Food, Beverage and Tobacco, Household and Personal Products


Healthcare Equipment and Services, Healthcare Delivery, Pharmaceuticals, Biotechnology and Life Sciences


Banks, Diversified Financials, Insurance, Real Estate

Information Technology

Technology Hardware and Equipment, Semiconductors and Semiconductor Equipment, Telecommunication Services

Communication Services

Fixed Line Telecommunications, Mobile Telecommunications


Electricity, Gas, Water, Renewable Energy, Independent Power Producers, Energy Traders

Real Estate

Residential, Commercial, Industrial, Land

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