Monday, May 1, 2006

Mergent Online

Are you researching a particular company? Not sure where to locate the most recent annual report, or 10-K ? Need an SEC filing from 1999? This information and more is now available to you through Mergent Online.

Mergent Online is a treasure trove of corporate and financial information on over 35,000 U.S and global public companies. It's also a terrific source for information on defunct companies. Mergent Online includes profiles, financial statements, stock and bond performance data, institutional investor holdings, and company news.

Part of the Mergent Online search page:
Mergent Online search pageYou can find information by company name, stock ticker symbol or by industry groupings using North American Industry Classification (NAIC) codes. You can also search and retrieve company data to generate customized reports, such as company profiles and comparisons, by downloading financial and text data into Word, Excel and PDF formats.
Reluctant to jump right in? You can view a tutorial on how to use this resource. Just locate your Student Technology Resources CD ROM which was sent to you last fall. If you're ready to explore Mergent Online right now, go to the library's home page at www.esc.edu/library and click on "All Research Databases" or follow the link for "Business Management and Economics" in the listing of "Database Subject Guides."

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