Places to Start Company Research
The library has subscriptions to various databases which contain company and industry information. Try the following databases for company profiles and financials.
Detailed company and industry profiles, including SWOT reports, market share reports, rankings, investment reports, scholar articles, news, financial data, and case studies. Select “industry” from drop down menu and use keywords related to your industry to locate industry reports.Search by company name for a detailed company profile.
Includes profiles for more than 10,000 companies worldwide. Also provides full-text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, finance, and economics. Click on "Company Profiles" link at the top of the page, takes you to a collection of MarketLine Reports which provide you with Company Profiles, Industry Profiles, and SWOT Analysis.
NOTE: MarketLine Reports -- Company Profiles, Industry Profiles, and SWOT Analyses -- are available in the Business Source Elite database.
The 10-K/Q have the most detail about a company's finances
Articles, trade journals, and news sources can be great sources when doing business research. Check out the following library databases that specialize in articles related to business topics.