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CIG Center for Innovation and Growth - Entrepreneurship: Financial Ratios

This guide will outline some of the library and outside resources available to anyone interested in exploring entrepreneurship.

Try these brief "How to find.." guides!

The following brief guides are available under the How to find... tab above:

  • Company Financials
  • Company Histories
  • Financial Ratios
  • NAICS and SIC codes
  • Top Competitors/Industry Information

Financial Ratios

How to find company financial ratios:

Thirty years of annual company ratios are available in Mergent Online.

  • Search by company name in the basic search
  • Select your company and open the Company Financials tab
  • Select Ratios

How to find industry financial ratios:

Industry norms and ratios for over 800 lines of U.S. business as defined by SIC classifications are searchable in Mergent Archives (approximately 30 years of backfile only--open KBR tab).

Detailed ratios for specific industries, utilizing NAICS classifications, are also available in BizMiner and IBISWorld databases and in print form for select years in the following publication held in the Reference Collection in Ritter Library:

RMA Annual Statement Studies. Philadelphia: Risk Management Association (formerly: Robert Morris Associates), Ritter holds 2015-2018.

Ref HF 5681.B2 R6

 

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