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Biz 2401 industry information spring 2013 Biz 2401 industry information spring 2013 Presentation Transcript

  • Traci Welch Moritz Public Services Librarian/Assistant Professor Heterick Memorial Library
  • Goals for the Day • S&P NetAdvantage • BizMiner • GMID • Hoovers • Morningstar • US Census Bureau Finding Industry Information
  • SIC vs. NAICS • SIC = Standard Industrial Classification (1930’s) • Purpose – standardize description of businesses • 4-digit system • Suitable for simpler, less interdependent business setting • Still used in some business sources • Two systems are not seamless
  • SIC vs. NAICS • NAICS = N. American Industrial Classification system (1990’s), work began 1987 • 6- digit system – better suited to a more complex business environment • Accommodates needs of U.S., Mexican, Canadian firms
  • DUNS • Data Universal Numbering System. Provided by Dun & Bradstreet, a DUNS number is used by the government to identify contractors and their locations. A DUNS number is frequently required to register with the CCR (Central Contractor Register).
  • Tools for Describing the Industry • Passport/GMID • Standard & Poor’s Industry Surveys • BizMiner Academic • Morningstar • Value Line • Hoover’s • US Census Bureau
  • Bureau of the Census •
  • Accessing Resources
  • Accessing Resources Choose Business
  • S&P NetAdvantage To locate an Industry Survey, choose the "Industries" tab from the top
  • S&P NetAdvantage Then choose the html or pdf of the report. Most are updated quarterly, some less often
  • S&P NetAdvantage “downloadable company data” will open spreadsheets of comparative peer company data for that industry
  • Passport/GMID ocs/GMIDTutorial.pdf
  • Passport/GMID • Understand industry market performance trends and drivers • Identify factors influencing the business environment • Understand customers through effective profiling • Anticipate opportunities by monitoring changing trends • 115 million internationally comparable statistics on industries, • countries and consumers • Forward looking analysis from global, regional, country and • company perspectives • Insightful comment from expert analysts • Updated daily with our latest research for 205 countries
  • BizMiner • A statistical research database that includes both basic and highly granular trend analysis through in seven report series: •Industry Financial Profiles •US Market Research Profiles •Local (State and Metro Area) Market Research Profiles •Sole Proprietor Profit and Loss Profiles •Startup Proprietor Profit and Loss Profiles •Local Market Vitality Profiles •Area Demographic Profiles
  • BizMiner
  • BizMiner • See ppt on the research guide for information on how to find industry reports including industry ratios, local market reports and many many more. • You can also use BizMiner’s landing page to convert your SIC number to the NAICS
  • Tools for Describing the Market • Global Marketing information Database – GMID • S&P Netadvantage • ValueLine • Morningstar • Hoover’s
  • Value Line Investment Survey Search by industry categories or by firms and then related firms.
  • Value Line – Industry Lookup
  • Valueline – Industry Lookup
  • Morningstar
  • More Resources • Historical Statistics of the U.S. at: ryServlet • Statistical Abstract of the United States at: • World Data Analyst • Lexis Nexis Statistical
  • Business Websites • - - Website of the business librarian at Miami University of Ohio about websites, other very valuable info provided • -- lists of company info on a variety of topics • -- search engine • -- SEC Edgar Site to search for filings, annual reports, 10-Ks and proxy statements • -- Thomas Registry
  • Reference librarians on duty 8a-4p, 6-9p Monday – Thursday, 8a-4p Friday and 10a-3:30p Sundays, One-on-one sessions available by appointment Email Phone 2473 Instant Messaging Chat Reference Questions