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Topic: Entrepreneurship & Business Plan Guide — Financial Data

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Financial Ratios

It is difficult to find financial information for a private company beyond sales figures but you could try finding articles in newspapers databases that specialize in business. Such databases contain thousands of full-text newspapers and business periodicals and may lead to articles which quote company officials discussing the firm's finances.

You can also use industry ratios for your own financial projections. Here are some resources for finding ratios:

Developing Your Financial Statements