Companies that provide agricultural production and agricultural support activities; include companies that operate farms, dairies, greenhouses, and other facilities for growing crops, raising animals, and harvesting fish, companies that process, store, market, and sell crops, livestock, and other related food products, companies that operate green house nursery and floriculture production, companies that provide agricultural support services, and companies that invest in agricultural activities.
Holding companies that engage in a variety of industries either directly or indirectly by acquiring other enterprises such that they form a group of companies run as a single organization and under common ownership. Conglomerates include organizations with diversified manufacturing, diversified services, diversified trading, and multi-line business activities.
Companies that provide construction services including general and specialty construction contracting, development, design, engineering, and other services in addition to companies that invest in the construction sector
Companies that design, manufacture, market and distribute a variety of consumer goods.
Learning institutions including childcare, elementary and secondary schools, colleges and universities, vocational schools or institutions, and institutions that provide educational support services.
Companies that provide financial services and products that facilitate the creation, liquidation, or change in ownership of money and other financial assets. Includes credit-related services, investment-related services, oversight services, investment banking, all other banking, insurance, central banks and monetary authorities, and stock exchanges.
Companies that process, manufacture, distribute, and market foodstuffs and beverages for human consumption. The industry includes companies that process raw materials of animal and vegetable origin into food products, wholesalers of manufactured food products, and companies that produce, market, and bottle alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages, soft drinks, juices, water, coffee and tea, and other beverages.
Government establishments and agencies that administer, oversee, and manage public programs; have executive, legislative, or judicial authority over institutions. These government agencies set policy, create laws, judge civil and criminal legal cases, provide for public safety and for national defense, and engage in organizing and financing the production of other public goods and services.
Companies that manufacture, market, and distribute medical and other health-related products; and companies that offer medical and other health care services.
Companies that manufacture, market, and distribute basic materials, industrial products, chemicals, as well as machinery and equipment.
Companies that design, manufacture, assemble, and distribute computers and computer hardware (including personal, large-scale, and specialized computers, computer peripheral devices, other computer-based systems) and companies that provide services related to computers including development, programming, consulting, distribution, installation, maintenance, and other support services.
Companies that own, operate, and manage entertainment, lodging, travel agencies, tour operators, spas, sports and recreation, as well as other leisure facilities.
Companies that create, operate, engage in, sell, and distribute media content in text, visual, or sound messages. The industry includes companies involved in the production, modification, transfer, distribution, replication, or publishing of media content (through television, radio, film and video, magazines, newspapers, books, billboards, electronic devices, and computer networks), companies engaged in media-related services (such as contracting with performers, providing technical pre-production, post-production, or publishing services, manufacturing related equipment and products, as well as companies involved in the distribution, reproduction, and sales of media content.
Companies that engage in mining, mine site development, and preparing metallic minerals and nonmetallic minerals (including companies that operate mines and quarries for themselves or for others on a contract basis, companies that engage in quarrying, crushing, screening, washing, sizing, concentrating, and flotation of metals and nonmetallic minerals, and companies that provide support services for the mining industry).
Companies that explore for crude petroleum and natural gas, drill oil and gas wells, and transport oil and gas to processing plants or other destinations; companies that provide oil and gas drilling equipment, and oil and gas field support services; companies that engage in the production of crude petroleum, the mining and extraction of oil from oil shale and sand, the production of natural gas, and the recovery of sulfur and hydrocarbon liquids from natural gas; companies that engage in the marketing and distribution of oil and gas products; companies that engage in the refining and processing of petroleum and the manufacturing of petrochemical products; companies that develop and operate alternative energy sources; and companies that invest in the oil and gas sector.
Companies that provide electric power, natural gas, steam supply, water supply, and sewage removal through a permanent infrastructure of lines, mains, and pipes.
Companies that develop, operate, manage, lease, sell, broker, appraise, or invest in residential and commercial real estate property holdings (including free trade zones, industrial parks, special zones, shopping malls, mixed use developments, and others).
Companies that engage in buying goods from manufacturers, producers, or importers, either directly or through wholesalers, and organizing the resale of merchandise to the general public in small quantities. Retailers mainly sell merchandise intended for personal or household consumption, but some sell products for business and institutional clients, retailers may provide after-sales services, such as repair and installation, or process activities supplementary to retailing.
Companies that specialize in performing business, consumer, environmental, and other activities for companies, households, or individuals in exchange for fees; and associations that promote the interests of their members including business and non-business associations or groups.
Companies that provide transmission of and access to voice, data, text, sound, and video communication services. The companies operate and manage wired and wireless transmission facilities and networks; design, manufacture, market, distribute, and resell equipment used for such communication; in addition to companies that provide related support services such as systems installation, repair, maintenance, and other services.
Companies that provide transportation services (including air, ground, and maritime transportation in addition to logistics services) and design, manufacture, assemble, and distribute transportation products (including aircrafts, automobiles, boats, and rail products).