Comparing your performance to your peers in your industry is essential to understand how good you are. Many ways to do so and hereby is another one I just identified, focused on ‘Cost Performance’, reading the article « In Pursuit of a Cutting Edge » published on CFO.com. You » be able to compare your company performance against leading US players in following markets (link brings you directly to an excel tool):
- Aerospace & Defense
- IT Hardware
- Oil & Natural Gas
The above links lead to snapshots of nine industries, showing the three-year trend for the industry and then highlighting US leading companies within each.
For a full explanation of the methodology used, click here.