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Finding Industry Snapshots: Resources from Yahoo's Finance

Finding Financial Ratios

Yahoo's Finance web pages are a great place to find industry snapshots of North America's publicly traded companies:

If you cannot find an industry that catches your attention, one can be selected for you!


Each industry snapshot from Yahoo Finance is available for free and contains:

  • Industry Market Summary:  composite performance of this industry group on the last day that stocks were traded
  • Industry News:  news published in the last 7 calendar days
  • Top Performers - Intraday Price Performance:  the top 5 performing companies within this industry based on 1 day's change of stock price
  • Top Performers - Market Capitalization:  the 5 largest companies within this industry, based on their current value of their market capitalization
  • Other Top Performers: - available by Valuation, by Growth, and by Financial Strength
  • Industry Calendar - Upcoming Events:  dates of earnings announcements/press releases and earnings presentations/discussions with stock analysts
  • Industry Calendar - Recent Events:  dates of stock analysts coverage indicating a change of earning expectations or new recommendations
  • Leaders & Laggards:  top 5 & bottom 5 performing stocks within this industry, ranked by your choice of 13 other metrics
  • Industry Browser:  listing of all of the companies within this industry, along with 9 key metrics for each firm

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