Monday, August 2, 2010

Doing company research in Mergent

When you need to do research on a company, there is one place you should go first - Mergent Online. Mergent is the premier research resource for company, industry and financial research.

What can you learn from Mergent?
  • ownership of property and facilities throughout the world, number of employees
  • mergers, acquisitions, and subsidiaries
  • executives and their compensation, members of the board
  • who owns stock
  • trading price and volume of stock
  • annual reports
  • U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - SEC filings
  • cash flow, profitability, growth, debt
  • quick links to news items about the company from major online news services
  • industry information equivalent to Standard & Poors Industry Surveys
  • easy access to comparative information on the company's competitors
  • Mergent Reports - detailed, comprehensive, and in clear English describing what the company does and how well it's doing, as well as its history
Mergent has information on both public and privately held companies all over the world.

For more information and instructions on how to search for a company, please check out our Mergent video tutorial.

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