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Key Business Ratios
Financial norms and business ratio data, including solvency, efficiency, and profitability ratios. Produced by Dun and Bradstreet (D&B), arranged by SIC code.
RMA eStatement Studies
Provides industry norms for over 600 industries. Reports are broken down by asset range and region. Provides five years worth of data.
Researching a Company
Think about these three questions:
Is the company public or private?
Public companies issue stock. Public companies must divulge much more information than private companies.
What does the company say about itself?
Read a company's financial statements and annual reports, which are usually located on the company's website.
What do others say about the company?
Read news articles, investment reports, and other secondary sources to fill in the gaps.
Proprietary information on more than 65 million public and private companies, along with executive biographies and industry descriptions.
This directory contains contact information for headquarters, subsidiaries, branches and executives of multinational firms. It does not include companies that solely operate domestically.
D&B Million Dollar Database
1,600,000 U.S. and Canadian leading public and private businesses.
SimplyMap includes D&B US Company Business Directory data on over 33 million businesses, updated on a monthly basis.
Key Company Overview Databases
Propriety information on more than 65 million public and private companies, along with executive biographies, three years of select financial information.
Provides 15 years of financial and 20 years of equity information,current ownership, links to EDGAR filings, public annual reports and detailed company history, descriptions.
Includes, news, financial, legal and directory information for public and some private companies
Key News and Journal Databases
Contains more than 28,000 sources from over 200 countries in 23 languages. Includes Wall Street Journal television transcripts and newswires.
ABI/Inform (Business and Management)
Contains bibliographic citations, abstracts, and full text of articles appearing in international business and management publications, academic journals, and trade magazines published worldwide.
Business Source Premier
This major resource includes more than 2,300 full-text journals, industry reports, and market research reports.
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