Key Business Ratios

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Key Business Ratios helps you understand the true performance of a company, by benchmarking it against its industry peers. 14 key business ratios cover all critical areas of business performance—solvency, efficiency and profitability.

Ratios are arranged by Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) Code, a four-digit number that classifies business establishments by defining the industries in which they do business. These codes make it easy to compare a business’ operating results with those of specific competitors or the industry as a whole. They are broken down into median figures, with upper and lower quartiles, providing you with a more refined set of figures to work with. Using an individual company’s financial statements with Key Business Ratios, you can generate a comparison of a company’s own business ratios with the industry.

Coverage: latest 3-5 years depending on the Industry Code. An archive, dating back to 1979, is available as a separate database, Key Business Ratios Archive.

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