Roasters, how are you profit margins? Nat'l avg is 6.9% before taxes.
The report is designed to help roasting companies evaluate their own performance against similar companies to identify improvement opportunities. Business areas examined in the report include overall performance measures, financial management ratios, employee productivity data, income statements, balance sheets, sales analysis, background information, operations, business environment, human resources and advertising/marketing. Most of the study results are reported as medians rather than means (averages). The median value represents the midpoint of the data for a particular measure, with one-half of the companies reporting figures above the median and one-half below.