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Company MarketLine Reports from Business Source Premiere
Business Source Premier contains over 10,000 MarketLine company profiles. Each profile includes key employees, key competitors, a company overview, a company history, and financial data. Many reports also contain SWOT analysis as well. To locate these reports, click on the "Company Profiles" tab, located on the top, almost center, of the page.

Best known for performance and financial data on mutual funds, our Morningstar database is also a very respected source for company data and analyst research reports. Search for a company by name or ticker number and then select the "Analyst Research" tab. Research reports are usually available for the larger public companies. Note there is an archive with useful older reports. These reports are up-to-date and highly valued.

Mergent Online Pre-Defined Reports
Mergent Online allows you to compile and print pre-defined company reports. Once you have selected a company, notice the “Reports” tab. Click on it, and you may select either the company's official annual reports, or you can click on "Mergent Reports," and select a variety “Pre-Defined Reports” in the sub-tab. 

We recommend that you consider the "Full Company Report." You can also choose to format your report in either PDF or MS Word, resulting in a presentation-quality finished report. Finally, to print, use the printing option within Adobe Acrobat Reader or MS Word to generate the company report

Hoover's Company Profiles  (from WestLaw News)
The Hoover's Company Profiles contain information for more than 40,000 major public and private companies worldwide. It includes overviews and histories, financial and employment data, lists of products and key competitors, names of key officers, and contact information. We urge you to view the unique business information presented in this source.

This is an excellent source for company specific information. When you search for a company, and located a record, note all the content options in the links along the left margin. Be sure to look at the "Company Summary" section. NetAdvantage contains large Industry Surveys (and overviews of markets) for leading companies in 52 industries.



Last Update: November 19, 2020

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