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Financial Performance Indicators for Canadian Business (FPICB)

Financial Performance Indicators for Canadian Business (FPICB) is an authoritative reference source of 15 key financial ratios by industry groupings compiled from the North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). It is based on up-to-date, reliable and comprehensive data on Canadian businesses, derived from Statistics Canada databases of financial statements for three reference years.

FPICB enables users to compare a firm's performance to that of the industry and to address issues such as profitability, efficiency and business risk. It can also be used for inter-industry comparisons.

Volume 1 covers large incorporated firms in both the financial and non-financial sectors, at the national level, with annual sales revenue exceeding $25 million.

Volume 2 covers medium-sized incorporated firms in the non-financial sector, at the national level, with annual sales revenue between $5 million and $25 million.

Volume 3 covers small-sized incorporated firms in the non-financial sector, at the national, provincial, territorial, Atlantic region and Prairie region levels, with annual sales revenue between $30,000 and $5 million.

Editions

FPICB is also available on CD-ROM (CA1 BSS FPICB) with data limited to Volumes 1 and 2 (no data at provincial or regional level).

Installation Instructions:

FPICB consists of data embedded in a software program that must be installed before use.

The file is delivered in zipped form; unzip the file and run the setup file (setup.exe) to install the program.

Last Updated: 27 August 2014