Exercise | September 2000 (Revised October 2000)

Drivers of Industry Financial Structure

by Dwight B. Crane and Indra Reinbergs


This case contains common-size balance sheets and financial ratios for 10 companies, each representative of a different industry. Students are asked to identify the industries from the structure of the financial statements.

Keywords: Finance;


Crane, Dwight B., and Indra Reinbergs. "Drivers of Industry Financial Structure." Harvard Business School Exercise 201-039, September 2000. (Revised October 2000.)