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Last Updated: Oct 10, 2023     Views: 1759

Orbis. Click on Activities and industry, select Industry classifications and then, search by NACE Rev.2, US SIC, NAICS 2017.

Sabi. Click on Industry, select Industry classifications and then, search by NACE Rev.2, NAICS 2017, US SIC, CNAE 2009, etc.

Capital IQ: Click on Screeening, select Companies and then, select Industry classifications under Company details. Finally search by SIC code or S&P Capital IQ (by default).

MarketLine: Click on Sectors, select an industry from the list, and then click on Companies. Alternatively, click on Companies and then use the Industry & Geography criteria in the left hand menu.

Factiva will provide company lists by industry. Click on Companies/Markets on the menu bar. Click on Industry. Select an industry from the list, and then click Submit.


Note that there are a number of different codes that are used in industry classification: SIC, ICB, GICS.

Access these resources via A-Z Databases.

See also the IESE Library Guides: Company Info Guide.


Bloomberg (available in the Financial Room of Barcelona IESE Library. Ask staff for password).

Datastream (available in the Financial Room of IESE’s Barcelona Library as well as at the Madrid Library, through LSEG Workspace) includes sector information as an option when searching for equities.

See additional How-to specific to biotechnology, high tech, consumer packaged goods companies or ranking of retail stores.

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