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Business Dynamics

Company Financials & Prices

Mergent Online Easy access to 15 years of balance sheet, income statements and cash flows.

ValueLine Access to ratios, financial benchmarks and quotes.

Morningstar It's not just mutual funds, 10 years worth of financial statements, ratios and analyst research.

YahooFinance Free access to stock prices, financials, ratios, news.

Company Reports and Profiles

SEC 10K  (Securities & Exchange Commission) 10K is the name of the file U.S. companies that raise capital on the public markets are required to file annually with disclosures about their operations and financial condition.  Authoritative and detailed.  EDGAR is the governement site for all filings

Datamonitor  Basic company description, facts with strenghs/weaknesses/opportunities/threats analysis. Public and private, U.S, and foreign companies.

Hoovers Company Records  Best known for pithy descriptions.  Public and private companies, U.S. and foreign companies

Lexis-Nexis Academic  Aggregator of company data from a variety of sources including Sungard, Hoovers, Disclosure, Directory of Corporate Affiliations and Standard & Poors.  Links to news articles, intellectual property filing and legal cases.

ReferenceUSA Business directory including small private firms and publically traded international companies in the OneSource module.

Company News

ABI Inform  A good basic business article database.  Content balanced between trade news and academic research.

Business Source Premier  Another good basic business article database.  Best source for scholarly articles.

Business Full Text

  • To find articles about companies search by the company/organization field
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  • Combine search terms with AND to find news and published reports about specific aspects of your target business.
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lhauck Linda Hauck
Business Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 222

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Last Modified: Sunday, February 5th, 2012