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Financial Ratios: Industry Ratios

finding financial ratios for a company

Finding Industry Ratios in Databases (select a tab for instructions)

1. From the start page go to Companies/Markets in the top line (outlined in purple)

select companies/markets tab

2. Choose Industry (outlined in purple)

select industry

3. Select an industry from the alphabetical list

4. Scroll down the screen to the Industry Averages and Ratios section of the report

industry averages and ratios section

 

1. On the main screen search for a company that is in the industry your are researching (outlined in purple)

search for company

2. On the company report page choose the Competitors tab (outlined in purple)

select competitors tab

3. Add or remove competitors from the list as needed (or use the list as is)

4. Click the Add All to Company Analysis List link (outlined in purple)

 

add to company analysis list

5. Click the Company Analysis List link (outlined in purple)

click company analysis list

6. Click the Company Comparison Report link at the top of the page (outlined in purple)

click company comparison report

7. On the Comparison Reporting Selection Screen choose the companies you want to use  in section 1 (outlined in purple) and choose the ratios you want to use in section 2 (outlined in blue) using the arrows to move items between the boxes as needed

8. Check the box labeled Include Average and select the year(s) for the report (outlined in red)

9. Select the report format from the drop down box; then click the Creat Report button (outlined in green)

 

comparison reporting selection screen

 

10. On the report look at the Peer Average (outlined in pink) at the top of the column for each ratio - this is the industry average based on the companies you chose to compare

peer averages

1. Search for the company

 

company search

 

2. Select the company from the list

3. Click on the Report Builder tab (underneath the blue section of the company's information)

4. Click Comparison Reports (outlined in purple)

report builder tab

5. Select from the available choices in each section

6. check the Include Average box and coose years (outlined in purple)

7. Select a format from the drop down box and click the Creat Report button (outlined in green)

comparison selection screen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10. On the report look at the Peer Average (outlined in pink) at the top of the column for each ratio - this is the industry average based on the peer group you chose

peer averages

 

 

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