Source: Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios
Prentice Hall, Paramus, NJ 07652
SIC 1510  
NAICS   Percent of
Name GENERAL BUILDING CONTRACTORS Net Sales
1 Number of Enterprises # áááááááááá 87,160
  Revenues      
2 Net sales $000 áááá 22,046,716 100.0%
3 Portfolio income $000 áááááááááá 25,401 0.1%
4 Other revenues $000 ááááááááá 139,266 0.6%
5 Total revenues $000 áááá 22,211,383 100.7%
Average net sales $000 ááááááááááááááá 253 100.0%
Average portfolio income $000 áááááááááááááááááá 0 0.1%
Average other income $000 áááááááááááááááááá 2 0.6%
6 Average total revenues $000 ááááááááááááááá 255 100.7%
  Operating Costs (percentage of net sales)
7 Cost of goods sold % 70.1%
8 Salaries and wages % 5.6%
9 Taxes paid % 2.2%
10 Interest paid % 0.6%
11 Depreciationů % 1.1%
12 Benefits % 0.7%
13 Other % 13.7%
14 Officers compensation % 5.8%
15 Operating margin % 0.3%
16 Op margin before officer's comp % 6.1%
  Selected Average Balance Sheet    
17 Net receivables $000 4 1.6%
18 Inventories $000 2 0.8%
19 Net property, plant, equip. $000 9 3.6%
20 Total assets $000 28 11.1%
21 Notes and loans payable $000 22 8.7%
22 All other liabilities $000 8 3.2%
23 Net worth $000 (2) -0.8%
  Selected Financial Ratios    
24 Current ratio 1.2
25 Quick ratio 1.0
26 Net sales to working capital 0.0
27 Coverage ratio 2.6
28 Total asset turnover 9.2
29 Inventory ratio 0.0
30 Receivables turnover 0.0
31 Total liabilities to net worth 0.0
  Selected Financial Factors    
32 Debt ratio % 0.0%
33 Return on assets % 15.3%
34 Return on equity % 0.0%
35 Return before interest on equity % 0.0%
36 Profit margin, before income tax % 1.0%
37 Profit margin, after income tax % 1.0%