Answered By: Emilie Codega
Last Updated: Jun 21, 2019     Views: 1684

Q.
Aggregate financial ratios
How do I find aggregate industry ratios that include private companies?

A.

Industry ratios provide a way to compare and analyze the correlation of diverse financial data for an entire industry. They can be used to compare the performance of a company to the industry overall.

RMA Annual Statement Studies
Offers industry default risk and cash flow measures for 400 lines of business whose total assets are less than $250 million.

  • Available in print (Ref. HG 4028 .B2 R6 in the Stamps Reading Room)
  • Available in IBISWorld: (Search for an industry using keywords or browse industry reports by industry code.  Open a report, and find the RMA reports under Industry Statistics.  Available as Excel files.)

Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios
In print: Ref. HG 4028 .B2 T68 in the Stamps Reading Room

Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios
In print: Ref. HG 4028 .B2 I54 in the Stamps Reading Room

IRS Corporate Financial Ratios
In print: Ref. HG 4050 .I77 in the Stamps Reading Room
Data in aggregate (not ratio) form is also available at Statements of Income.