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Biz 2401 industry information spring 2013

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Biz 2401 industry information spring 2013

  1. 1. Traci Welch Moritz Public Services Librarian/Assistant Professor Heterick Memorial Library
  2. 2. Goals for the Day • S&P NetAdvantage • BizMiner • GMID • Hoovers • Morningstar • US Census Bureau Finding Industry Information
  3. 3. 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
  4. 4. 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 http://www.naics.com/info.htm http://www.naics.com/search.htm http://www.census.gov/eos/www/naics/ http://www.webstersonline.com/
  5. 5. 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).
  6. 6. Tools for Describing the Industry • Passport/GMID • Standard & Poor’s Industry Surveys • BizMiner Academic • Morningstar • Value Line • Hoover’s • US Census Bureau
  7. 7. Bureau of the Census • https://www.census.gov/econ/index.html
  8. 8. Accessing Resources
  9. 9. Accessing Resources Choose Business
  10. 10. S&P NetAdvantage To locate an Industry Survey, choose the "Industries" tab from the top
  11. 11. S&P NetAdvantage Then choose the html or pdf of the report. Most are updated quarterly, some less often
  12. 12. S&P NetAdvantage “downloadable company data” will open spreadsheets of comparative peer company data for that industry
  13. 13. Passport/GMID http://www.library.auckland.ac.nz/subjects/bus/d ocs/GMIDTutorial.pdf
  14. 14. 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
  15. 15. 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
  16. 16. BizMiner
  17. 17. 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
  18. 18. Tools for Describing the Market • Global Marketing information Database – GMID • S&P Netadvantage • ValueLine • Morningstar • Hoover’s
  19. 19. Value Line Investment Survey Search by industry categories or by firms and then related firms.
  20. 20. Value Line – Industry Lookup
  21. 21. Valueline – Industry Lookup
  22. 22. Morningstar
  23. 23. More Resources • Historical Statistics of the U.S. at: http://hsus.cambridge.org/HSUSWeb/HSUSEnt ryServlet • Statistical Abstract of the United States at: http://www.census.gov/compendia/statab/ • World Data Analyst • Lexis Nexis Statistical
  24. 24. Business Websites • http://staff.lib.muohio.edu/~hurstsj/Websites/bj.html - - Website of the business librarian at Miami University of Ohio about websites, other very valuable info provided • http://www.forbes.com/lists -- lists of company info on a variety of topics • http://finance.yahoo.com -- search engine • http://www.sec.gov/edgar/searchedgar/webusers.htm -- SEC Edgar Site to search for filings, annual reports, 10-Ks and proxy statements • http://www.thomasnet.com -- Thomas Registry
  25. 25. http://www.onu.edu/library/ 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 t-moritz@onu.edu Phone 2473 Instant Messaging Chat Reference Questions

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