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BUS 416: Financial Statement Analysis: Company Info

Fnancial Statement Analysis Course Guide

Welcome to the course guide for Financial Statement Analysis.

SIC and NAICS Codes

SIC/NAICS Directories are numerical classification systems to help identify and organize like companies within the same industry.

NAICS Search The North American Industry Classification system (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting and analyzing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy.

  • NAICS was adopted in 1997 to replace the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system to allow for a high level of comparability in busines statistics among the North American countries.
  • "Concordances" -- A detailed conversion (concordance) between the SIC and 2002 NAICS is available in Excel format. There are no plans to develop a concordance between the SIC and 2007 NAICS.

SIC Manual SIC codes and their descriptions at the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) website

Websters Online A quick way to look up SIC codes and corresponding NAICS codes (use the left column).

Company Filings

Company Information

Business Directories

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Finding a Firm's Primary NAICS and SIC Codes Using LexisNexis

Navigate to LexisNexis, then click on the Get Company Info button

 

Search by company name or ticker symbol

 

Select the appropriate company from your results

 

Industry Classification  section will give primary SIC and NAICS Codes, and additional classifications for some companies.