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Introduction to Company Research

Table of contents

  • Public Company Filings
  • Private Company Information
  • Company Profiles
  • Real-Time Data Applications

First: Browse the company website

Go to the company website. Avoid the "consumer-facing" webpages, and focus instead on pages with substantial information on the company such as:  

  • Investor Relations
  • About Us
  • Recent news

Next: Read company profiles

Company profiles include:

  • Key facts
  • Business description
  • History
  • Key employees (biographies, experience, education)
  • Products/services
  • SWOT analysis
  • Key competitors
  • Locations

Download company profiles: 

Then, dig deeper with specialized dabatases

Access information on thousands of public & private companies, markets, deals and executives, including:

  • Company filings and financials
  • Historical data
  • Transactions (debt, equity, M&A)
  • Screen for companies to meet your investment criteria