Top 10 highest-grossing U.S. companies
Six of the 21 sectors identified showed year-over-year profit growth. Not surprisingly, these were the technology, retail, construction, home products, industrial and food sectors.
The covid-19 pandemic has affected the energy sector in a manner that was rarely seen in history. The transport sector was, of course, also strongly impacted by lockdowns and travel restrictions, which remained in place across many countries until the beginning of 2021. The financial sector also declined in 2021.