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Where can I find financial ratios for an industry?
Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys, available via
, contain a section titled Key Industry Ratios and Statistics.
provides an extensive list of ratios using the Relative Value (RV) function. Ratio data is provided for the industry average as well as for companies within the industry.
provides financial benchmarks for more than 5,000 industries and can be narrowed to company size and location.
Cost of Capital
, published annually by Duff & Phelps, provides detailed ratios and statistics for more than 300 industries (an
is also available). Additional print publications that provide industry financial ratios include:
Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios
Annual Statement Studies