2. North American Industry Classification System (NAICS), pronounced "nakes", is a new system that is gradually replacing SIC. NAICS was developed by the United States, Canada, and Mexico to identify more industries and provide a more precise classification of individual businesses. [For further information, see North American Industry Classification System, U.S. Census Bureau]
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To access an industry profile, in the Browse Research tab (default), enter a public company within your industry in the top right box and click Quote. In the resulting page, scroll down and click on the PDF icon under the heading Industry Analysis. Note: Three concurrent users only.
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MSN Money 1. Enter the ticker symbolfor the company within a particular industry and click on Search Money.
2. Scroll down to the Fundamentals sectionand use the Key Statistics menu on the right-hand side to choose from Growth, Profitability, Price Ratios, etc.
Reuters 1. Enter the Ticker Symbol for a company within a particular industry in the top, right search box and click Search.
2. Select your company's name.
3. Select the Financials tab.
4. Scroll down to view Valuation Ratios and Profitability Ratios.