Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB)

The Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB) is a company classification system developed by Dow Jones and FTSE. It is used to segregate markets into sectors within the macroeconomy.

The Industry Classification Benchmark (ICB) is a company classification system developed by Dow Jones and FTSE. It is used to segregate markets into sectors within the macroeconomy. ICB uses 4 level classification: Industry, Supersector, Sector, Subsector.

Industry Supersector Sector Subsector
Oil & Gas Oil & Gas Oil & Gas Producers Exploration & Production
Integrated Oil & Gas
Oil Equipment, Services & Distribution Oil Equipment & Services
Pipelines
Alternative Energy Renewable Energy Equipment
Alternative Fuels
Basic Materials Chemicals Chemicals Commodity Chemicals
Specialty Chemicals
Basic Resources Forestry & Paper Forestry
Paper
Industrial Metals & Mining Aluminum
Nonferrous Metals
Iron & Steel
Mining Coal
Diamonds & Gemstones
General Mining
Gold Mining
Platinum & Precious Metals
Industrials Construction & Materials Construction & Materials Building Materials & Fixtures
Heavy Construction
Industrial Goods & Services Aerospace & Defense Aerospace
Defense
General Industrials Containers & Packaging
Diversified Industrials
Electronic & Electrical Equipment Electrical Components & Equipment
Electronic Equipment
Industrial Engineering Commercial Vehicles & Trucks
Industrial Machinery
Industrial Transportation Delivery Services
Marine Transportation
Railroads
Transportation Services
Trucking
Support Services Business Support Services
Business Training & Employment Agencies
Financial Administration
Industrial Suppliers
Waste & Disposal Services
Consumer Goods Automobiles & Parts Automobiles & Parts Automobiles
Auto Parts
Tires
Food & Beverage Beverages Brewers
Distillers & Vintners
Soft Drinks
Food Producers Farming & Fishing
Food Products
Personal & Household Goods Household Goods & Home Construction Durable Household Products
Nondurable Household Products
Furnishings
Home Construction
Leisure Goods Consumer Electronics
Recreational Products
Toys
Personal Goods Clothing & Accessories
Footwear
Personal Products
Tobacco Tobacco
Health Care Health Care Health Care Equipment & Services Health Care Providers
Medical Equipment
Medical Supplies
Pharmaceuticals & Biotechnology Biotechnology
Pharmaceuticals
Consumer Services Retail Food & Drug Retailers Drug Retailers
Food Retailers & Wholesalers
General Retailers Apparel Retailers
Broadline Retailers
Home Improvement Retailers
Specialized Consumer Services
Specialty Retailers
Media Media Broadcasting & Entertainment
Media Agencies
Publishing
Travel & Leisure Travel & Leisure Airlines
Gambling
Hotels
Recreational Services
Restaurants & Bars
Travel & Tourism
Telecommunications Telecommunications Fixed Line Telecommunications Fixed Line Telecommunications
Mobile Telecommunications Mobile Telecommunications
Utilities Utilities Electricity Conventional Electricity
Alternative Electricity
Gas, Water & Multiutilities Gas Distribution
Multiutilities
Water
Financials Banks Banks Banks
Insurance Nonlife Insurance Full Line Insurance
Insurance Brokers
Property & Casualty Insurance
Reinsurance
Life Insurance Life Insurance
Real Estate Real Estate Investment & Services Real Estate Holding & Development
Real Estate Services
Real Estate Investment Trusts Industrial & Office REITs
Retail REITs
Residential REITs
Diversified REITs
Specialty REITs
Mortgage REITs
Hotel & Lodging REITs
Financial Services Financial Services Asset Managers
Consumer Finance
Specialty Finance
Investment Services
Mortgage Finance
Equity/Non-Equity Investment Instruments Equity Investment Instruments Equity Investment Instruments
Nonequity Investment Instruments Nonequity Investment Instruments
Technology Technology Software & Computer Services Computer Services
Internet
Software
Technology Hardware & Equipment Computer Hardware
Electronic Office Equipment
Semiconductors
Telecommunications Equipment

Source: ICB, 05-26-2010

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