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To the uninitiated it may come as a surprise: there are a number of proven methods you can use to value a business in any industry. It puzzles some business people. After all, they say, my business is unique. And valuing it may differ from valuation of companies that differ vastly. Right? Well, yes and… Continue Reading

Valuing a civil engineering firm in the heavy construction industry? Some sector statistics to consider: There are over 32,600 establishments in this highly competitive industry in the USA alone. Together these companies generate about $256.3 billion in annual revenues. And the average civil engineering firm makes some $7.8 million in sales per year employing about… Continue Reading

Why value a software development company? The short answer: because these businesses tend to create a lot of value. Just think about it: where would the world be today without all the software apps? Technology  moves at a dizzying pace. So new and sometimes even useful software apps pop up seemingly every minute. Software everywhere… Continue Reading

Thinking of valuing a company in the telecommunications industry? Consider some key industry stats: This large and highly diverse industry sector is classified under the NAICS code 517. For example, in the USA there are some 50,600 telecom companies competing across a broad spectrum of product and service offerings. Moreover, the industry as a whole… Continue Reading

If you are considering a dental practice appraisal, here are some interesting industry statistics: There are over 133,000 privately owned dental practices in the US alone, classified under the SIC 8021 and NAICS 6212. Dental practices are a large part of health services and generate around $104B in annual revenues growing annually at 11.6%. Yet an average dental practice is… Continue Reading

Before starting with your food distribution company valuation, consider these industry statistics: In the US there are currently over 2,600 such businesses classified under SIC code 5149 and NAICS 42441. Food wholesalers generate a combined annual revenue of $160B. The industry employs over 132,000 people. The average food products distributor makes over $61M in sales… Continue Reading

If you take a look at ValuAdder software online tour, you will notice that the Market Comps tool covers 425 industry sectors. That means that ValuAdder has comparative business sales data across all these sectors. They cover all major industries including: Business and personal services Retail Wholesale and distribution Food and drink industry Automotive Manufacturing… Continue Reading

Need to get a valuation for an auto body shop? First, consider some industry sector stats. Auto body repair shops are a sizable part of the very large auto services industry. The companies address the essential need in collision repair, car exterior and interior maintenance and a host of value added services that go along… Continue Reading

If you are considering valuation of a retail shoe store, here are some interesting industry stats to bear in mind: In the US alone there are over 28,000 shoe store businesses classified under SIC code 5661 and NAICS 44821. Together they generate a combined revenue of $26.9B annually. The industry employs 3,233,000 staff. The average… Continue Reading

Valuing an advertising agency? Here are some key industry statistics to consider: There are over 14,300 such businesses in the US alone, classified under SIC code 7311 and NAICS 54181. The companies generate a combined annual revenue of $30.6B and employ just under 160,000 people. The average advertising agency has $2,136,000 in annual sales with… Continue Reading

Are you considering valuation of a commercial building contractor firm? Check out these industry statistics: There are some 38,000 commercial and institutional construction companies, classified under the SIC code 1541 and NAICS 236220. These construction firms generate a combined $372.5B in annual revenues. The industry sector employs an impressive 654,178 of professional and administrative staff,… Continue Reading

If you need to value a tour operator company, here are some key industry statistics to consider: Classified under the SIC code 4725 and NAICS 561520, there are 2,993 firms in the US alone. These tour operators generate a combined annual revenue of $4,397M with 32,125 staff. Yet the average tour operator business is a… Continue Reading