FactSet is a database that offers:
FactSet is installed on all FLC workstations and can be accessed in-person without an individual account. Alternatively, students can request an individual FactSet account for off-campus use.
An individual FactSet account will grant access to two versions:
To request a FactSet account for web access or installation on your own PC, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
When you have logged into FactSet, you will see a menu at the top of the screen that looks like this:
Click on the 'Company/Security' tab and enter the name of the company you are researching in the search box on the left. FactSet will auto-suggest matches for your company name.
The left-hand vertical menu links to different kinds of information about a company.
The Overviews set of options includes:
The Charts set of options encompasses:
The News, Research and Filings set of options includes:
|NOTE: FactSet offers limited news and research - please use other databases listed in the guide to find news about a company OR analyst and research reports.
The Financials set of options includes:
The Transactions set of options includes: