| A | SECTORS Glossary based on * Global Industry Classification Standard GICS Terms and Definitions Accident Insurance ...see Life & Health Insurance additives ...see Specialty Chemicals Advertising SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY Media Media Advertising Companies providing advertising, marketing or public relations services. aerospace (Civil or military) ...see Aerospace & Defense Aerospace & Defense SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry INDUSTRIALS Capital Goods Aerospace & Defense Aerospace & Defense Manufacturers of civil or military aerospace and defense equipment, parts or products. Includes defense electronics and space equipment. Agricultural Chemicals ...see Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals Agricultural Products SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry CONSUMER STAPLES Food, Beverage & Tobacco Food Products Agricultural Products Producers of agricultural products. Includes crop growers, owners of plantations and companies that produce and process foods but do not package and market them. Excludes companies classified in the Forest Products sub-industry and those that package and market the food products classified in the Packaged Foods sub-industry. Air Delivery & Freight Services ...see Air Freight & Logistics Air Freight & Logistics SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry INDUSTRIALS Transportation Air Freight & Logistics Air Freight & Logistics Companies providing air freight transportation, courier and logistics services, including package and mail delivery and customs agents. Excludes those companies classified in the Airlines, Marine or Trucking sub-industries. Air Services ...see Airport Services Airlines SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry INDUSTRIALS Transportation Airlines Airlines Companies providing primarily passenger air transportation. Airport Services SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry INDUSTRIALS Transportation Transportation Infrastructure Airport Services Operators of airports and companies providing related services. Alternative Carriers SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry TELE- COMMUNICAT. SERVICES Telecomm. Services Diversified Telecomm. Services Alternative Carriers Providers of communications and high-density data transmission services primarily through a high bandwidth/fiber-optic cable network. Aluminum SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry MATERIALS Materials Metals & Mining Aluminum Producers of aluminum and related products, including companies that mine or process bauxite and companies that recycle aluminum to produce finished or semi-finished products. Excludes companies that primarily produce aluminum building materials classified in the Building Products sub-industry. amusement parks ...see Leisure Facilities Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY Consumer Durables & Apparel Textiles, Apparel & Luxury Goods Apparel, Accessories & Luxury Goods Manufacturers of apparel, accessories & luxury goods. Includes companies primarily producing designer handbags, wallets, luggage, jewelry and watches. Excludes shoes classified in the Footwear sub-industry. Apparel Footwear & Accessories ...see Footwear Apparel & Luxury Goods ...see Textiles Apparel Retail (Apparel Stores) SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY Retailing Specialty Retail Apparel Retail Retailers specialized mainly in apparel and accessories. Appliances ...see Household Appliances Application Software SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Software & Services Software Application Software Companies engaged in developing and producing software designed for specialized applications for the business or consumer market. Includes enterprise and technical software. Excludes companies classified in the Home Entertainment Software Sub-Industry. Also excludes companies producing systems or database management software classified in the Systems Software sub-industry. Asset Management & Custody Banks SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry FINANCIALS Diversified FINANCIALS Capital Markets Asset Management & Custody Banks Financial institutions primarily engaged in investment management and/or related custody and securities fee-based services. Includes companies operating mutual funds, closed-end funds and unit investment trusts. Excludes banks and other financial institutions primarily involved in commercial lending, investment banking, brokerage and other specialized financial activities. Auto Components SECTOR : CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY Industry: Auto Components ...see the following sub-industries: Auto Parts & Equipment Tires & Rubber auto dealers ...see Automotive Retail Auto Dealerships ...see Automotive Retail Auto Parts & Equipment SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY Automobiles & Components Auto Components Auto Parts & Equipment Manufacturers of parts and accessories for automobiles and motorcycles. Excludes companies classified in the Tires & Rubber sub-industry. Automobile Manufacturers SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY Automobiles & Compon. Automobiles Automobile Manufacturers Companies that produce mainly passenger automobiles and light trucks. Excludes companies producing mainly motorcycles and three-wheelers classified in the Motorcycle Manufacturers sub-industry and heavy duty trucks classified in the Construction & Farm Machinery & Heavy Trucks sub-industry. Automobiles SECTOR : CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY Industry: Automobiles ...see the following sub-industries: Automobile Manufacturers Motorcycle Manufacturers Automobiles & Components SECTOR : CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY Industry Group: Automobiles & Components ...see the following sub-industries: Auto Parts & Equipment Automobile Manufacturers Motorcycle Manufacturers Tires & Rubber Automotive Retail SECTOR Industry Group Industry Sub-Industry CONSUMER DISCRETIONARY Retailing Specialty Retail Automotive Retail Owners and operators of stores specializing in automotive retail. Includes auto dealers, gas stations, and retailers of auto accessories, motorcycles & parts, automotive glass, and automotive equipment & parts. * The GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) was developed by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI) and Standard & Poor's more , using 10 Sectors, 24 Industry Groups, 68 Industries and 154 Sub-industries. GICS Table The ICB (Industry Classification Benchmark) is a company classification system developed by Dow Jones and FTSE more , using 10 Industries, 18 Supersectors, 39 Sectors, 104 Subsectors.ICB Table The SIC (Standard Industrial Classification) is a United States government system for classifying industries by a four-digit code. more It is being supplanted by the six-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAIC). However certain U.S. government departments and agencies, such as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), still use the SIC codes. 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