Gas Stations and Truck Stops
SIC 5541 | NAICS 447190
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:
Information resources available from this trade association include:
Industry Trends & News
Stop Watch Magazine
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:
IRS Audit Technique Guides
Retail Industry - Chapter 3: Gasoline Service Stations
IRS audit guide contents include an overview of the industry and its business practices with primary focus on accounting and tax issues. Publication is available free online.
Financial Benchmarking Data
Gas Stations / Truck Stops
http://www.bizminer.com Search for "4471"
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.
Compensation and Salary Surveys
National Association of Convenience Stores
NACS State of the Industry Compensation Report
Annual compensation survey provides base salary and incentive compensation data for executive, management, and hourly job positions in the convenience store and fuel retailing industries, with survey results broken out by region, firm size, and location. Report also includes information on projected salary and benefits increases and provides additional detail on specific benefits such as health insurance and retirement plans.
Business Valuation Resources
Convenience Stores and Retail Fuel Properties: Essential Appraisal Issues
Robert E. Bainbridge MAI, SRA, Appraisal Institute, 2012
Publication provides an overview of the physical characteristics of convenience stores and gas stations and recent development trends in the industry, and practical guidance on analyzing and valuing both proposed and existing properties. Table of contents is available free online.
Gasoline Service Stations and Minimarts
Comprehensive reference guide provides market-based business valuation multiples for small businesses in more than 200 industries. Valuation multiples are derived from actual business sales transactions as reported by BIZCOMPS®, with the primary focus on small companies priced at less than $1 million.