The following guide to industry information, research, and analysis provides sources for industry trends and
statistics, market research and analysis, financial ratios and salary surveys, and more.
Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts,
with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces
and relationships that affect industries and their performance.
Report contents include:
- Market size and characteristics
- Key statistics and ratios
- Current performance
- Competitive landscape
- Major firms and market share
- Key risk and success factors
- Five-year growth forecast
Electronic Component Sales Trends Survey
Quarterly sales trends survey provides information on current market trends and expectations for the quarter
ahead by product type (e.g., capacitors, connectors, resistors, inductors, and semiconductors) and market (e.g.,
aerospace, automotive, consumer, computer, industrial, medical, mobile phones, and telecom network). Executive
summary and full report are available to members only; contact association for more information.
Electronic Components Wholesalers
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a
five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
- Industry overview
- Recent developments
- Critical issues and challenges
- Business trends and opportunities
- Executive insights
- Financial benchmarking data
- Five-year growth forecast
Global Industry Analysts, Inc.
Electronic Components - A Global Strategic Business Report
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the market for this product sector in the U.S. and other
countries, with topics covered including industry overview, market analysis and trends, historical and forecast
sales volume by product segment (e.g., resistors, capacitors, resonators, relays, switches, and printed wiring
boards), and key company profiles. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available online.
Active, Passive, and Interconnecting Electronic Components: Technologies and Global Markets
Market research reports analyze the market for these products by geographic region (e.g., North America, Europe,
Asia Pacific, and emerging markets), with products covered in the reports including integrated circuits, transistors,
diodes, capacitors, resistors, inductors, circuit boards, connectors, relays, and switches. Highlights from
the reports, introductory discussion, and detailed table of contents can be viewed free online.
Active, Passive, and Interconnecting Electronic Components -
Global Industry Analysis, Market Share, Drivers, Restraints, Growth, and Forecast
Market research studies provide a comprehensive analysis of the active, passive, and interconnecting components
markets by region (e.g., North America, Asia Pacific, and Europe), with topics covered in the studies including
market growth drivers, factors limiting growth, current market trends, market structure, and seven-year forecast.
Summary descriptions are available online with table of contents available upon request.
Industry Financial Ratios
Electronic Parts and Equipment Distributors
Search for "423690"
Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios,
with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.
- Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
- Balance sheets in dollars and percentages
- Cash flow analysis
- Liquidity and working capital ratios
- Profitability and return on investment ratios
- Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
- Capital structure and debt service ratios
RMA Annual Statement Studies
Electronic Parts and Equipment Wholesalers
Search for "423690"
Annual financial statement analysis includes common-size income statements and balance sheets and key financial
ratios for companies in this distribution sector. Report includes five years of historical data with the most
recent year's data broken out by sales and assets size range. Sample report can be viewed online.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Merchant Wholesalers, Durable Goods (NAICS 4232/4233/4235/4236/4237/4239)
Annual employment and wage survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed in this sector,
which includes distributors of capacitors, resistors, circuit boards, switches, semiconductor devices, and other
components, on a national, state, and metro 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.