Sector Reports

Return on Disability Sector Reports aim to enhance the research process for companies and investors worldwide. They are the result of four research cycles of independent analysis of the largest publically traded companies in the United States and Canada. Summaries of over 156,000 data points are presented anonymously and in aggregate to help the reader enhance their understanding of what drives value for companies in the disability market. Firms wishing to obtain their specific Return on Disability Report may do so by Contacting Us.

  • The Consumer Discretionary Sector encompasses those businesses that tend to be the most sensitive to economic cycles. Its manufacturing segment includes automotive, household durable goods, leisure equipment and textiles & apparel.

  • The Consumer Staples Sector comprises companies whose businesses are less sensitive to economic cycles. It includes manufacturers and distributors of food, beverages and tobacco and producers of non-durable household goods and personal products.

  • The Energy Sector comprises companies engaged in exploration & production, refining & marketing and storage & transportation of oil & gas and coal & consumable fuels. It also includes companies that offer oil & gas equipment and services.

  • The Financials Sector contains companies involved in banking, thrifts & mortgage finance, specialized finance, consumer finance, asset management and custody banks, investment banking and brokerage and insurance. This Sector also includes real estate companies and REITs.

  • The Health Care Sector includes health care providers & services, companies that manufacture and distribute health care equipments & supplies and health care technology companies.

  • The Industrials Sector includes manufacturers and distributors of capital goods such as aerospace & defense, building products, electrical equipment and machinery and companies that offer construction & engineering services.

  • The Information Technology Sector comprises companies that offer software and information technology services, manufacturers and distributors of technology hardware & equipments such as communications equipment, cellular phones, computers & peripherals, electronic equipment and related in

  • The Materials Sector includes companies that manufacture chemicals, construction materials, glass, paper, forest products and related packaging products, and metals, minerals and mining companies, including producers of steel.

  • The Telecommunication Services Sector contains companies that provide communications services primarily through a fixed-line, cellular or wireless, high bandwidth and/or fiber optic cable network.

  • The Utilities Sector comprises utility companies such as electric, gas and water utilities. It also includes independent power producers & energy traders and companies that engage in generation and distribution of electricity using renewable sources.