Farm Machinery and Equipment Dealers
SIC 5083 | NAICS 423820
The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and statistics, financial ratios, salary surveys, and more.
Select from the following sections or scroll below for a complete listing of available resources:
▪ Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
▪ Financial Information and Financial Ratios
▪ Compensation and Salary Surveys
▪ Business Valuation Resources
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Industry Analysis, Statistics, Trends, and Forecasts
Comprehensive research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year growth forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:
NAEDA Equipment Dealer
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for dealership owners and operators, with topics covered including management, marketing, personnel, facilities, and technology, and special features including the annual "Outlook" report (January issue) which provides expert commentary on trends and forecasts for the year ahead. Sample excerpts from most recent issue can be viewed online.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations, recent news and developments, business challenges, issues, trends, and opportunities, and include a five-year revenue growth forecast. Profiles are updated quarterly and include:
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
Flash Report U.S. Unit Retail Sales
Monthly survey provides retail sales statistics for two-wheel drive farm tractors by horsepower size range (<40 horsepower, 40 < 100 horsepower, and 100+ horsepower), four-wheel drive farm tractors, and self-propelled combines for the most recent month and on a year-to-date basis with comparisons to the same periods in the prior year for year-over-year trending purposes. Current issue can be viewed free online.
Information resources available from this organization include:
Farm Equipment Magazine
AEI Dealer Sentiment & Business Conditions Update
AEI Dealer Business Outlook & Trends
Global Farm Equipment Market Report
Market research report provides a detailed analysis of the market for this product sector on a global basis, with topics covered in the North America (U.S. and Canada) section including agricultural machinery retail sales, tractor and combine retail sales, tractor sales by segment, market drivers, and dealers' outlook for new and used machinery sales. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available online.
Financial Benchmarking Data
Farm Machinery and Equipment Distributors
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Five-year comparative financial statement analysis includes income statements with expense detail, balance sheets, cash flow analysis, and key financial and operating ratios, with detailed financial benchmarking data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
Financial information section of these profiles includes common-size income statement and balance sheet data and key financial ratios for the most recent annual reporting period, with average financial measures reported for all companies and by sales size range for small (under $5 million), medium ($5 million to $50 million), and large companies (over $50 million). Sample report can be downloaded and viewed online.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Employment and Wages -
Farm and Garden Machinery & Equipment Merchant Wholesalers
Annual wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for occupations in this wholesale distribution sector on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with statistical measures for national wage data including mean, median, and upper/lower quartiles and deciles. All information is available free online.
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
Employee Compensation Report
Two-volume wholesale distributor employee compensation report provides detailed analysis of executive and employee compensation, including salaries, bonuses, commissions, and fringe benefits, with compensation data broken out by annual company sales volume and geographic region. Table of contents, compensation breakout information, and job descriptions for all positions included in the report can be viewed free online.
Business Valuation Resources
AEI Big Dealer Report
Annual publication jointly published by Ag Equipment Intelligence (AEI) and Currie Management Consultants provides insights and information on ownership changes, merger and acquisition activity, and consolidation trends for North American agricultural machinery dealers that own and operate five or more stores.