To find companies in an industry or location: Expand the Get Company Info box below the Hot Topics Links and, then, click on the Company Dossier. Select Create a company List.
To view competitors: Enter the company name/ticker in Get Company Info (below the Hot Topics Links). Select Competitors from the left menu. Explore companies by industry by clicking on the hyperlinked industries under Industry Classification in the Snapshot Overview.
Morningstar Investment Research Center
Enter the Company Ticker or Name in search box and click on Get Report. Under the Quote tab, which is the default, Competitors is located on the right side of the page. Also, select Industry Peers in the menu bar directly under the Quote tab.
Search by Primary SIC or NAICS code in the Classification search option to search for public companies.
There are two major systems used to classify the industries of a company, the U.S. Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system and North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). These are useful for identifying companies within a given industry and for researching specific industries.
To access an industry profile, in the Browse Research tab (default), enter a public company within your industry in the top right box. In the resulting page, scroll down and click on the PDF icon under the heading Industry Analysis.
If you do not know a company within your industry, select your industry from the Industry Screens drop-down options below the heading Value Line Featured Lists. After clicking on a company name from the resulting list, follow the above instructions.
Explore the menu options on the left, including Reports and Geography.
Consumer Price Index
"The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services." United States Department of Labor.
Pew Research Center
The Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. It does not take positions on policy issues. Click on Data to view statistics and download data sets; links to specific research projects are listed at the bottom of the page.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
Use the search option at the top right to search by industry. Once you have selected an occupation from the results list, the Median Salary is displayed on the summary page.
Department of Labor.
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