Resource Overview Alternate Title(s): KBR, D&B Key Business Ratios, Dun & Bradstreet's Key Business Ratios, Mergent Key Business Ratios Link to Resource Connect to Resource This tool allows you to examine industry benchmarks compiled from D&B®’s database of public and private companies, featuring 14 key business ratios for public and private companies in 800 lines of business. The ratios are divided into three groups: Solvency Ratios measure the financial soundness of a business and how well the company can satisfy its short- and long-term obligations; Efficiency Ratios measure the quality of the firm’s receivables and how efficiently it uses and controls its assets, how effectively the firm is paying suppliers, and whether the firm is overtrading or undertrading on its equity (using borrowed funds); and Profitability Ratios measure how well a company performs; analyze how profit was earned relative to sales, total assets and net worth. A Key Business Ratios help guide is available. Resource Details Types:Data and Statistics Summary:Industry benchmarking data for public and private companies. Subjects Covered:Business, Business Technology Management Associated Subject Guides:Business, Business Technology Management Authorized Users:Laurier Library visitors, Laurier staff students and faculty Types (Business):Data & statistics, Industry information, Ratios Access:Online Usage Rights: Your browser does not support iframes.