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industry information

INLS 227 Fall 2002

INDUSTRY INFORMATION

Definition:

-a group of productive or profit-making enterprises or organizations that have a similar technological structure of production and that produce or supply technically substitutable goods, services, or sources of income( the poultry___, the automobile___…)

OL = Indu,endo – within; struus – structure

industry
INDUSTRY
  • Government creates Industry Sectors
  • Government creates SIC/NAICS codes
  • Industries fall in between the sectors and codes and are made up of:
  • companies with product or service in
  • common
  • SIC, NAICS numbers ( which
  • companies assign)
  • Each financial service has own list of industries: Mergent, Value Line, S&P, D&B, LexisNexis
what do you do with industry information
What do you do with Industry Information?
  • Can’t by stock in Industry
  • Can’t start an Industry
  • Can’t buy products from an Industry
what can you do with industry information
What can you do with Industry Information?
  • Analyze economy – an indicator of development
  • Analyze key ratios between industries
  • Analyze ratio statistics within industry
  • Analyze company ratios to industry ratio for comparison – norms and benchmarks
questions about industry
Questions about Industry
  • Basic
    • Size of industry, $ volume, main companies
    • What are the SIC or NAICS codes (These help classify and describe industry information)

Sources:

Statistical Abstract of the United States

Standard Industrial Classification Manual (SIC)

North American Industrial Classification System Manual (NAICS)

Market Share Reporter (print)

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Questions about Industry
  • Current and future state of industry
    • News
    • Trends and forecasts
    • Market Share – Who are the dominant players? Why? What size of the market do they own or influence?
    • What are the key financials that dominate the industry?
    • Trade issues
industry search strategy
Industry Search Strategy
  • Determine Subject Headings / Keywords/Industry Terminology
    • Consult Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, glossaries, journal articles

Example:

    • You are asked to find information about the automobile industry and upcoming regulatory issues which might impact the industry

Try finding words…

example
Example
  • automobile industry, automotive, automobiles, motor vehicles, cars, sport utility vehicles, trucks, regulation, legal, laws

2. Combine with boolean operators:

(automobile industry OR automobiles OR motor vehicles OR cars) and (regulation OR legal OR laws)

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Industry Search Strategy

3. Match Questions to Sources

  • Looking for trade information (automobiles, issues, products)
    • Business Source Elite contains more trade journals than ABI-INFORM so maybe start here.
  • Looking for new technologies
    • Trade associationsprovide industries with valuable information about new trends affecting them
  • Looking for regulatory issues in government sources
    • Code of Federal Regulations
    • Federal Register
    • State Regulations
    • News Sources – WSJ, Business Newspapers (Triangle Business Journal)
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Industry Search Strategy
  • Looking for Industry Overviews
    • Hoover’s.com
    • Standard & Poor’s Net Advantage
    • Value Line Investment Services
    • Business Source Elite, ABI-INFORM
    • CorporateInformation.com
    • Encyclopedia of American Industries
    • U.S. Industry and Trade Outlook
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Industry Search Strategy
  • Looking for News Sources
    • LexisNexis Academic – business news
    • Wall Street Journal
    • Wall Street Transcript
    • Global News Bank
    • News and Observer or local paper
    • Reuters
    • Dow Jones Interactive
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Industry Search Strategy
  • Industry Financial and Operating Ratios
    • Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios
    • RMA Annual Statement Studies
    • Statements of Income (SOI) – Corporation Tax Records
    • Trade Associations(especially in retail and wholesale)
    • Within trade and other journal articles
    • Market Research Reports
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Industry Search Strategy
  • Looking for industry data – production, trade, value of shipments
    • Bureau of Economic Analysis national data by industry
    • Economic Census
    • County Business Patterns economic activity by county level
    • Bureau of Labor Statistics
    • International Trade Administration
    • STAT-USA
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Industry Search Strategy
  • Looking for market information
    • Commercial marketing reports - some free
      • CorporateInformation.com
      • Business.com
      • Hoovers.com
    • Fee Based Marketing research
      • Frost and Sullivan
      • Wright
      • MarketResearch.com
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Industry Search Strategy
  • Looking for trends

Industry can change so quickly. One event can affect industry and economy: Airline Industry and 9/11

    • S&P Industry Surveys print and Net Advantage
    • S&P Outlook – print and Net Advantage
    • S&P Monthly Investment Review - print and Net Advantage
    • D&B Industry Norms and Key Business Ratios - print
    • US Industry and Trade Outlook - print
    • Value Line Industry Overview