Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios. In print only. Reference Room, call # 338 T759. Includes 22 financial and operating ratios for over 160 industries.
Reports 14 ratios for more than 800 SIC categories.
This source includes RMA Annual Statements. To access them, select "One File" from Available Databases, and search for the industry of interest.
Surveys and Reports
Includes popular S&P Indutsry Surveys for over 55 top industries, as well as "Sub-Industry Reports" for other more specific products and services.
Features news and analysis on various product, service, and supply industries. Includes detailed consumer data for the US and 205 other countries.
In-depth market analysis and industry statistics on nearly 30 of the top industries.
Mintel reports analyze market sizes and trends, market segmentation, and consumer attitudes and purchasing habits, as well as assessing the future of the market. (Users need to create a login before using for the first time
Lexis-Nexis includes news, surveys, and forecasts from a variety of sources. To access, select the "Companies" link, and then choose "Company Dossier." View the "Industry" tab and enter an SIC code or key term (or browse the industry hierarchy).
Best used for reports on the investment climate in a given industry. Under Investment Survey Plus, "Look up industry" for industry ranking and investment data and news.
Use to track stock returns for the last 5 day, year, and 5 years in a given industry. (see "Industries" under the "Markets" heading)