Provides access to industry norms (ratios and default probability/cash flow measures) for industries by year, asset range and region. Industry codes appear in the current Financial Benchmark Ratios, and many of these codes are represented in the Industry Default Probabilities.
Factiva has ratios for the most recent period only. To access them, you'll have to search on the name of a company within that area, e.g. Amazon to find online retailing industry ratios.
-Click on the "Companies/Markets" link toward the top of the page.
-At the next screen, click on "Company" and enter a company name in the search box.
-Select its name from the list of results, then choose "Reports" on left.
-In the dropdown box to the right of "Select a Template" choose "Ratio Comparison Report."
The information in this publication is organized by SIC code (see "SIC/NAICS Codes" tab for information on how to find industry codes). The MU Libraries has copies of this publication going back to 1983/84.