Annual Statement Studies

RMA's Annual Statement Studies® is the only source of comparative industry data that comes directly from the financial statements of small and medium-size business clients of RMA’s member institutions. For over 96 years, RMA has been the leader in providing the industry with reliable, and accurate benchmarking figures including balance sheet and income statement line items, and 18-classical industry average ratios such as the current ratio, quick ratio, and turnover ratios. More recently, we have added data points to capture a borrower's movement with a particular industry, along with Moody's 1-year and 5-year EDF calculations—which measure probability of default—and the Sustainable Growth Rate. These data sets form the Annual Statement Studies, and are the industry standard for financial statement analysis.

Annual Statement Studies is available in three convenient formats:

  • "The Book": National data is available in traditional print format for: Financial Ratio Benchmarks. 
  • Via the Web, eStatement StudiesThis valuable service combines data from the  Annual Statement Studies: Financial Ratio Benchmarks book with data on Industry Default Probabilities and Cash Flow Measures and enables you to breakout regional data, via the Web.
  • Individual NAICS downloadsSingle industry benchmark data is available online 24/7 by individual 2012 NAICS (North American Industry Classification System) codes. Available for immediate download, you'll get the same timely, high-quality information displayed exactly as it appears in the printed format.

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