Industrials Sector

The industrial sector is a segment of the economy made up of businesses that aid other businesses in manufacturing, shipping or producing their products. The sector is what's known as a secondary sector because the products and services this sector offers to go to other businesses rather than directly to consumers.

  • The industrial sector is a category made up of companies that make or sell machinery, equipment, or supplies used in manufacturing and construction
  • It normally declines during economic recessions and rises during expansions, though its various subsectors can perform differently from one another.
  • Some of the largest companies in the world can be found in this sector, and the Dow Jones Industrial Index has historically been weighted heavily to industrial stocks.

ESG Ratings

Related ETFs