How do I find industry-wide ratios?

Review the many resources listed in the Ratios guide prepared by Business library staff.

IBIS World

Each industry report has a Key Statistics section with industry ratios. American reports will have the most detailed ratios.

For Canadian information, use Performance Plus supplied by Industry Canada.

Search Factiva (top banner - click on Company - then Company again and search-- Choose Reports on left side of screen. Then Ratio comparison reports)

Use Capital IQ - available in the Business Library - Find the company and then under the Peer Analysis header click on Credit Health Panel


Click on MARKETS then Industry - Scroll down to Sector Performance

See: Almanac of Business & Industrial Financial Ratios  (historical data)

See: RMA Annual Statement Studies (historical data)

For companies in emerging markets ue EMIS Intelligence (Click on Client Login)

Library Catalogue search on Financial Ratios

Try Plunkett Corporate Benchmarking Reports


If you require further assistance, please feel free to contact us.

Last Updated: Jan 27, 2020     Views: 102

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