Q. How do I find Dun and Bradstreet's Key Business Ratios?

Answered By: Kathryn Ray
Last Updated: Mar 18, 2024     Views: 5755

Current AU students, faculty & staff access D&B® (Dun and Bradstreet) Key Business Ratios on the Web (KBR), via the library's homepage - under RESEARCH ASSISTANCE > Databases > K > Key Business Ratios.

KBR provides immediate online access to competitive benchmarking data. Researchers can examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B®’s (Dun and Bradstreet) database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios (users choose a one-year or three-year set of ratios) for public and private companies in 800 lines of business.

Key Benefits

Solvency Ratios - Examine the financial soundness of a company and how well it can meet short and long-term obligations.

Efficiency Ratios - Check the quality of receivables and the efficiency of asset control; measure the effectiveness of payment to supplier; and evaluate over or under-trading on equity.

Profitability Ratios - Study how profit is earned relative to sales, total assets and net worth.

  • Search data by SIC and NAICS code, line of business, asset range and year.
  • Company Filtering and User Profiles
  • Company Drill Down
  • Download and Create Reports
  • Mapping Capabilities
  • Input financial data and instantly compare any balance sheet with industry benchmarks
  • Profile a company’s best customers
  • Pinpoint a company’s strongest suppliers
  • Identify acquisition targets

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