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Industry Research

resources for doing industry research, including market share, industry analysis, industry classification such as NAICS, statistics, financial ratios, finding journal articles, and more

Financials & Metrics


The sources listed below come from databases available on and off-campus.  

Compustat - On-Campus Only

The Blume Library and the Greehey School of Business offer access to some research databases only on-campus. You can map Compustat, listed below, to you computer using the directions.

Bloomberg Professional - On-Campus Only

Bloomberg Professional runs on specific computers (terminals).  Bloomberg terminal allow users to access and monitor market data.  It also includes news, company information, industry information, the ability to monitor mentions in Twitter feeds, and more.  Many large financial firms have subscriptions to this service.  

There are 4 terminal in the Blume Library Commons.  In addition, the Greehey School of Business houses several terminal in Alkek.

Students will need to apply for an account using their St. Mary's University email address.   

Understanding Ratios