A Company's website: look for the company history, mission, vision, 10K report, and media/news/press releases.
Company Profiles in Library Databases: Business Insights, Business Source Elite
Information on public companies is readily available than on private companies or subsidiaries.
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.
Useful websites for current company financials:
Rankings by Fortune Magazine. Includes Fortune 500, Most Admired Companies, and more.
Financial Times Global 500 largest companies.