Ratio Analysis Research Guide

General ratio information and where to find ratios.

Description: Ratio Analysis Research Guide

Ratio analysis involves using numerical information from company financial statements to determine key relationships. Ratios for specific time periods may be evaluated against ratios from other time periods for both internal and external comparative purposes.

Ratio analysis can be used to assess risk, estimate value, document trends, and to conduct an evaluation of a company against similar companies in the same industry. For additional information, Ask a Business Librarian.

Databases you will find in this research guide. Click the tabs on the left for detailed steps using these databases for specific searches.

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