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  • Standard & Poor's Industry Surveys, available via Capital IQ, contain a section titled Key Industry Ratios and Statistics.
  • Bloomberg 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.
  • Bizminer 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 international edition is also available). Additional print publications that provide industry financial ratios include: Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios and Annual Statement Studies.