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Table 1 Descriptive statistics by sector

From: Building stock market resilience through digital transformation: using Google trends to analyze the impact of COVID-19 pandemic

Sector Average market cap (USD Mil) Average daily trading volume (Mil) Average daily price change (%) Sample size
Media conglomerates 223,611.95 18.17 − 0.51% 1
Internet retail 70,518.85 3.52 −0.14% 23
Managed health care 60,663.37 2.57 −0.16% 8
Major telecommunications 52,500.63 7.34 −0.05% 10
Food retail 35,804.03 2.58 0.35% 10
Telecommunications equipment 29,147.66 2.92 −0.29% 50
Internet software/services 27,785.03 2.25 −0.40% 93
Electric utilities 17,336.85 2.58 −0.21% 51
Wireless telecommunications 16,942.21 2.01 1.07% 18
Data processing services 12,887.17 1.33 −0.43% 40
Insurance brokers/services 10,053.82 0.69 −0.31% 14
Oil and gas pipelines 9849.43 5.53 −1.30% 11
Movies/entertainment 8878.23 1.12 −0.72% 28
Hotels/resorts/cruise lines 8444.96 4.59 −1.07% 18
Chemicals: major diversified 8322.61 2.20 −0.67% 9
Information technology services 8139.05 1.34 −0.26% 109
Chemicals: specialty 7458.86 0.90 −0.52% 44
Trucks/construction/farm machinery 6352.26 0.77 −0.61% 35
Real estate investment trusts 5922.43 1.89 −0.65% 207
Computer communications 5286.76 0.65 −0.05% 13
Apparel/footwear retail 5253.82 2.10 −1.02% 37
Oil and gas production 4484.33 7.14 −0.29% 70
Chemicals: agricultural 4298.97 1.39 −0.49% 14
Construction materials 3859.77 0.55 −0.87% 10
Water utilities 3688.86 0.36 0.03% 12
Agricultural commodities/milling 2938.48 2.06 −0.42% 19
Financial conglomerates 2778.31 0.50 −0.24% 109
Biotechnology 2175.75 1.31 −0.01% 285
Wholesale distributors 2219.28 0.53 −0.54% 45
Advertising/marketing services 2058.79 1.77 −0.80% 22
Miscellaneous manufacturing 1891.37 0.52 −0.53% 14
Real estate development 1795.77 0.55 −0.57% 43
Engineering and construction 1633.11 0.58 −0.54% 32
Specialty telecommunications 1526.04 1.57 0.14% 19
Personnel services 1124.66 0.26 −0.60% 25
Other transportation 1058.49 0.40 −0.70% 7
Coal 745.55 0.55 −0.59% 13