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Company Research: Company Profiles

A guide to finding information about companies such as company profiles, articles about companies, financial information, analyst reports and market research.

Company Profiles

Use these databases and books to gather more in-depth information about the company or companies in which you're interested.

Databases

Marketline: Covers U.S. public and large private firms and some foreign firms.  Includes SWOT analysis, business description, list of competitors, brief history, key employees, etc.

Euromonitor Passport: Contains company profiles for many large, consumer-oriented public companies. Try searching the company name with the phrase "company profile."

Value Line: Investment information service with quarterly reports on 1,700 stocks of publicly-owned companies whose shares are traded in the U.S.

Morningstar: Similar to Value Line in its quarterly coverage of individual stocks.  Also covers mutual funds.

Online Books

Gale International Directory of Company Histories: 9,500 in-depth company histories in a multi-volume set.  Use the index in the most recent volume to find coverage of your company.

 

 

 

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