Accrediting / Credentialing Organizations

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)

American Society of Appraisers

CFA Institute (CFAI)

Institute of Business Appraisers

National Association of Certified Valuation Analysts (NACVA)

NEBB Institute

Company Background Research

Small business financial ratios

Company Reports: Annual reports and Edgar documents on public companies

Zapdata: Industry- and company-specific data

Economic Analysis

One-stop shopping for government data

Bureau of Public Debt

Bureau of Labor Statistics

Economic Statistics Briefing Room

Federal Statistics

Country risk guide data (int’l discount rates)

Web site of the city of your choice

Federal district bank local economic information

Market structure and concentration ratios

Bureau of Labor Statistics for MSA data

Prime Rate

Prime Rate (Historic)

Industry Background

Industry and national business statistics

First Research Industry

SIC Codes: This page allows the user to search the 1987 version SIC manual by keyword, to access descriptive information for a specified 4-digit SIC, and to examine the manual structure

NAICS Codes search

NAICS Code search and SIC conversion

HotBot: “Super search” or “Search Options” and type in key words like “printing industry” and enhance with key words like “trends”

Global industry data

Valuation Research

Business Valuation Resources

Business Valuation Update

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston: provides Regional Statistics and various pieces of financial data such as Prime Rate, 20 Yr Treasury etc.

20-year T-bond rates

Ibbotson Stocks, Bonds, Bills and Inflation and other publications

Current statistics on rates and bonds

Search engine providing information on stock prices (current or historic, doesn’t account for splits)

Additional search engine providing information on stock prices (current or historic)

US Securities & Exchange Commission – provides all filing of publicly traded companies

Free Edgar – Rich Text Formats (RTF) filings of publicly traded companies

Search engine providing information on SEC filings, searchable by key word, industry, ticker or name

PWC site – Interface between SEC filing and Excel allowing user to download and analyze public company information

Alacra, a service of the Data Downlink Corporation. It is a comprehensive collection of pre-formatted, application ready, analytical information. Information is downloaded directly into your spreadsheet, saving time typing and converting data.

Partnership Profiles

Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice