Propane and LP Gas Dealers
SIC 5984 | NAICS 454310
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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts
Fuel Dealers | Propane & Heating Oil Dealers (view report)
Refined Petroleum Pipeline Transportation (view report)
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:
Questex Media Group, LLC
LP Gas Magazine
Monthly trade magazine features news, information, and analysis for propane and LP gas dealers and distributors, with special features including the annual "State of the Industry" report (December issue) and the annual "Top 50 Propane Retailers" rankings report (February issue). Digital editions of current and prior issues of the magazine can be viewed online, with free print and digital subscriptions available upon request.
First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:
Monthly trade journal features news and information for the propane industry, with topics covered in various issues including market outlook, management, marketing, supply and logistics, technology, transportation equipment, safety, and regulatory and legislative issues. Selected articles from current and archived issues of the magazine can be viewed free online, with free print edition subscription available to qualified parties.
Propane Education & Research Council
Information resources available from this organization include:
Propane Database and Forecasting Model
National Propane Gas Association / ICF International
Publications available from these organizations include:
Propane Supply Sources and Trends
Propane Market Outlook
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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios
Liquefied Petroleum Gas Dealers / Bottled Gas Dealers
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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.
RMA Annual Statement Studies
https://www.rmahq.org/ Search for "454310"
Annual financial statement analysis includes common-size income statements and balance sheets and key financial ratios for companies in this retail sector. Report includes five years of historical data with the most recent year's data broken out by net sales and total assets size range. Sample report can be viewed online.
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Compensation and Salary Surveys
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Occupational Employment and Wages - Direct Selling Establishments
Annual occupational employment and wages survey provides hourly and annual wage data for personnel employed in this retail sector (which includes fuel dealers and other non-store direct selling establishments) on a national, state, and metropolitan area basis, with statistical measures for national wage data including mean, median, upper and lower quartiles, and upper and lower deciles. All information is available free online.
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