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Industry Research @ Pitt

This guide provides an overview of how to conduct detailed industry researchers, primarily utilizing information in the University Library System's resources.

Industry Financials/Ratios

key ratios from IBIS World for the automobile manufacturing industry

Financial ratios, such as earnings per share, are figured by comparing two different elements of a company's financial statement.

You can determine a company's performance and strength within an industry if you compare that company's ratios with those of the industry.

Each of the resources provided here will cover different industries, include different companies in those industries, provide different data and ratios, and present the results differently. Using multiple resources will help you determine which one best meets your needs.

The accompanying image is from IBIS World and provides industry financials for the US car and automobile industry.