INVESTING | Communication Services Sector
A Sector is a broad selection of companies with similar characteristics. An Industry is a subset of Sectors where companies are grouped in more specifically than Sectors.
Investors can use Sectors and Industries to efficiently classify and compare companies. Comparing companies with shared Sector and Industry allows an investor to identify relative strengths and weaknesses. Comparing companies across different Sectors and Industries can help identify relationships and trends.
The Communication Services Sector includes companies that that provide internet services such as access, navigation and internet related software and services. The Communication Services Sector includes the following five industries:
Diversified Telecommunication Services
Wireless Telecommunication Services
Interactive Media & Services
The total value of the Communication Services Sector in the United States is approximately $4.4 trillion.
Communication Services include companies like Netflix, Facebook, and Verizon.