Mergent Online is the preferred UST resource for finding industry ratios. Below is the procedure for pulling them from the database.
How to find Company reports in Factiva
Use these resources to find ratios for US industries. Find more direction on using these databases in the other boxeson this page.
UST Libraries has many resources for company profiles. Those represented here will give you the most detailed and up-to-date information available. Keep in mind that nearly all company profiles are for publicly traded companies. Private company profiles tend to be far less reliable and contain far fewer details.
EDGAR is the Securities & Exchange Commission's (SEC) public website for finding and retrieving required periodic company information filings.
EDGAR guide to SEC filings
Guide for researching public companies, from the SEC.
Thomson Research Guide to SEC Filings
Describes various filings and information required, by section of the report.
SEC Historical Society
Search for documents and programs on the regulation of the capital market system from the 20th century to the present.
In addition to a company's website, here are other sources for company annual reports. Note: many companies don't file an annual report other than their 10-K, so don't be surprised if you can't find one.