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Company Overviews

Type the company name into the search box. The MarketLine (formerly Datamonitor) report includes a revenue analysis, a SWOT analysis, top competitors, major products & services and a company view.

Select the Companies/Markets option. Type in company name or ticker into the search box. The company snapshot includes latest news, peer comparison and key financials.

Type the company name or ticker symbol into the Search box.

Type the company name or ticker symbol into the Company Search box.
Type the company name or ticker symbol into the Search Box at the top of the page.

Login to MarketLine and type Toyota into the search box.

Example:

Toyota Motor Corporation Jan. 23, 2020 (pdf).

-  Sections include: Company Overview, Business Description, SWOT Analysis, Competitors, and more.

Company Articles

For Questrom students: Click on link to establish an account; use a bu.edu email address. Once you create an account, go to FT.com and click on "Sign In" in the upper right hand corner to log in.

For additional company resources, see Company Information Sources.

automotive AND economic recovery

automobile AND dow jones industrial average

Ford Motor Company AND coronavirus AND medical supply manufacturing

Toyota AND pandemic

 

 

 

Company Financials & SEC Filings

This database will compare company against company using ratios and financial metrics, access company SEC filings like 10-k’s as well as annual reports and allows you to export financials into Excel. See Mergent Tutorial.

Company Financials- Click on the Company Financials tab to obtain financial statement information and ratios.
SEC Filings - Click on the Filings tab.
Competitors’ Financial Information - Click on the Competitors tab. Create a competitor report.
Company Comparisons - Click on the Report Builder tab and then click on the Comparison Reports link and select either Compare Company Against Industry or Compare Company Against Custom Group.
See Find company ratios using MergentOnline.

Click on Companies/Markets tab in the upper right-hand corner
Enter the Company name or Ticker in the Get Company Snapshot search box
Click on Financial Results on the left-hand side
Choose Balance Sheet, Cash Flow, Income Statement, Geographic or Business Segment Breakdown or Key Ratios from the Statement Type drop-down box

Find a Company: financial information, corporate hierarchy, legal information and intellectual property.
Create a Company List: search by industry code (SIC or NAICS), employee size, sales/revenue and geographic locations
Compare Companies: Create a report with balance sheet, income statement and ratio information.
Under the “Companies” tab, the SEC Filings link provides the option of searching for various SEC filings such as the Form 10-K and the Form 10-Q.


For additional financial databases, see the Financial Databases Overview tutorial.

 

Private Company Information

Information on private companies, especially financial information is challenging to find. Company overviews and articles from business and trade publications are good sources for private company information.

Company Overviews

 

Article  Databases

 

Company Financials

Some private company financial information is available in Mergent Online through the D&B 20 Million Plus Private Company Search. See Mergent Tutorial.

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