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Research an Industry

Information is key for informed decisions, and good industry research defines its economic outlook, the companies that comprise the competitive landscape, any products, operations or technology associated with the industry, and trends, opportunities and challenges that may impact the industry.

Mergent Intellect

First Research Industry Reports offer extensive industry research written from an objective business perspective.  Key Business Ratios (KBR) provides immediate online access to competitive benchmarking data. This powerful tool lets researchers examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B®’s database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios (users choose a one- or three-year set of ratios) for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.

Business Insights Global

Industry essays, market share reports, and Plunkett reports (detailed reports with in-depth financial analysis of companies).


Independent research firm offering high-quality research solutions including industry surveys, stock reports, fund reports, S&P research and The Outlook Newsletter.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Find a stock or mutual fund, research current or prospective holdings, read analysts' reports, and see ratings, financial reports, valuation ratios, and key ratios.

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