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Industry Research

Step-by-step guide for conducting industry research with links to sources of information

Financial Information & Ratios

Provides industry-level financial ratios. For a list of ratios provided see: 

Locating Company Financials in Nexis Uni

Steps for finding ratios in Nexis Uni:

1. On the main search page, access the Company Dossier, use the drop down menu at the top left of the screen:

Company Dossier Search Menu

2. Use the "Find a Company" search to locate your company. (Remember that the results will list the top 3 companies found, if you don't see your company listed, click on "View All".) When several companies with similar names are listed, the company address can be useful in determining whether you have selected the right one from the results. In this case, we are searching for

Nexis Uni results for Amazon

3. When the company page opens, click Financial Overview on the left side of the screen. (note the other

Nexis Uni page for Amazon with "Financial Overview" tab circled

4. When the page opens, click on "Ratio analysis".

Financial Overview page with "Ratio Analysis" link circled

5. Data for the most recent fiscal year available, plus 2 years previous, will show. Use the "Older Data" link at the bottom of the table to view earlier data.

Ratio Analysis page with "Older Data (2 yrs.)" link circled

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