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    Company Profiles
    Business Insights: Essentials   - about
    Global business information including competitive intelligence, career and investment opportunities, business rankings, and company histories.
    CorporateAffiliations.com   - about help
    International.  Public and Private Companies.  Corporate linkage information on nearly 200,000 of the most prominent parent companies and their affiliates, subsidiaries and divisions.  Search by name or ticker.  Profile will include address,  financial summary, stock exchanges, NAICS and SIC codes, competitors, executives, products, outside service firms, and corporate hierarchy.
    Datamonitor 360
    see MarketLine Advantage
    Dun & Bradstreets Million Dollar Database   - about
    Directory of businesses in the U.S., Canada, & Mexico regardless of size, plus international businesses with $500,000+ sales or 20+ employees at this site. Search by various criteria, industry, geography, size, etc. Various output options.
    Factiva    - about -  help 
    International.  Public Companies.  Click on Companies/Markets tab, then "Company".  Search by name or ticker.  Snapshot will include address and phone, recent stock price, SIC and NAICS codes, key executives and key financials, performance charts, latest news and competitor list. 
    Hoovers Online  - abouthelp
    International.  Public and Private Companies.   Search by company name or ticker.  Profile will include address and phone, overview, financial data, key people, SIC and NAICS codes, competitors, and rankings.
    LexisNexis Academic   - about help
    International.  Public and Private Companies.  Select "Companies" from the left of the page, then "Company Dossier".  Search by company name or ticker.  Snapshot will include address and phone number, recent stock activity, NAICS and SIC codes, financials, executives, current news, bond ratings and competitor list.
    MarketLine Advantage   - about
    (Previously Datamonitor)  Public and Private Companies.  Search by company name.  Profile will include address and phone number, key executives and biographies, analysis, latest news, competitors list, rankings and financial deals.
    Mergent Online   - about help
    International.  Public and Private Companies.  Profile will include address and phone number, number of employees, SIC and NAICS codes, financial highlights, executives, and recent stock data. 
    Mergent WebReports   - about
    Provides digital access to Corporate and Municipal Mergent (formerly Moody's) Manuals. Good for historical research. Available for some companies back to 1909.  The reports themselves are in pdf format. 
    Value Line  - about -  
    Provides information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy.
    Value Line Historical Reports   - about -  
    Provides information on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries; data available back to 1997.  Even older reports are available in print, stored in the ALF.  Use IUCAT to search for and request print volumes.
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    Create a Company List
    Amadeus  - about
    Public and Private European Companies only.  Can search by geoography, industry codes, size criteria, financial data and more.  Select desired criteria from the "Expert Search" list of variables.  Click on "OK" on bottom right when finished.  To view the list and export a report, click on the "List" tab at the top of the page. 
    Dun & Bradstreet's Million Dollar Database   - about help
    International.  Can search by geography, industry codes, size criteria and more.  Click on "Advanced Search".  Select desired field name and enter your criteria.  Then hit "Add to Criteria" button.  Continue adding all desired criteria, then click on "Run Search". Various output options.
    Hoover's Online   - abouthelp
    International.  Public and Private Companies.  Can search by geography, size, industry codes, financial data and more.  Select "Build A List" on the right and select desired criteria.   
    LexisNexis Academic   - about help
    International.  Public and Private Companies. Can search by geography, industry codes, size criteria and more. Select "Dossier Create a Company List".   Enter desired criteria.  Various output options
    Mergent Online   - about help
    International.  Public and Private Companies.  Can search by geography, size, industry codes, in-depth financial data and more.  Select the "Advanced Search" tab and build search of desired criteria.  Customize output. 
    ReferenceUSA   - about
    Detailed information on more than 14 million US businesses, 210 million US residents, 855,000 US health care providers as well as 12 million Canadian businesses.
    SDC Platinum
    A Thomson product; not accessible over the Web. Located on a single computer in the Business/SPEA Information Commons. Access to the Mergers & Acquisitions dataset.
    Thomson ONE   - about
    Select "Screening and Analysis" from the bottom left. This resource is only available using Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9. It is NOT WORKING with IE 10.
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    Financial Data
    Amadeus  - about
    Detailed financial information on over 5 million public and private companies in 34 European countries.
    Mergent Online   - about - help
    Financial data and customizable reports on 10,000 U.S. public and private companies; SEC filings, including full color annual reports. Also data on 20,000 non-U.S. companies.  Download years of data (customizable) into a spreadsheet.  Up to thirty years daily stock prices also available. 
    Thomson ONE   - about
    Look-up a company by name or ticker and download financial data under "Fundamentals".  Full-text SEC filings also available. This resource is only available using Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9. It is NOT WORKING with IE 10.
    Value Line  - about -  
    Provides information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy.
    Value Line Historical Reports   - about -  
    Provides information on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries; data available back to 1997.  Even older reports are available in print, stored in the ALF.  Use IUCAT to search for and request print volumes.
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    News and Journal Articles
    ABI/Inform    - about help
    More than 2,965 full-text titles covering business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information.
    Business Source Premier    - about -  help
    Full text from more than 2300 business journals, including The Harvard Business Review
    Factiva   -about help
    More than 25,000 sources including the The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and the Dow Jones and Reuters newswires.
    Lexisnexis Academic    - abouthelp
    Access over 6,000 news, business, and legal sources.
    RDS Business Reference Suite   - abouthelp
    Full text from trade and industry publications, regional, national and international newspapers, business dailies and management journals.
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    SEC Filings
    LexisNexis Academic  - about help
    Select "Companies" from the left of the page, then "SEC Filings"
    Securities Mosaic    - about help
    A complete, fully text-searchable database of SEC EDGAR filings, with robust query and analysis tools.
    Thomson ONE  - about
    Real-time and historical SEC EDGAR filings, scanned images of company annual reports, foreign exchange filings, and hard-copy SEC filings. This resource is only available using Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9. It is NOT WORKING with IE 10.
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    Analyst Repots
    Datamonitor 360
    see MarketLine Advantage
    Investext Plus
    Now found under the "Research" component of Thomson ONE. Click on "Research" under the Company Views menu on the left. This resource is only available using Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9. It is NOT WORKING with IE 10.
    Gartner   -
    Available only to Kelley students, faculty and staff. To gain access to the Gartner site, those requesting access need to send an email request with their first and last name and indiana.edu (username@indiana.edu) email address to: gartner@indiana.edu
    Gartner provides market research reports of the Information Technology (IT) industry and in depth analysis on IT issues. Reports contain research findings and advice on technology markets, topics, and companies.
    MarketLine Advantage   - about
    (Previously Datamonitor)  Public and Private Companies.  Search by company name.  Report will include SWOT analysis, key executives and biographies, latest news, competitors list, rankings and financial deals.
    S&P Netadvantage   - about help
    Qualitative and quantitative in-depth S&P research, analysis and tools on more than 1,500 U.S. and 300 non-U.S. corporations, including qualitative buy/sell/hold S&P STARS* opinions.
    Thomson ONE   - about
    Provides a collection of company information on more than 70,000 companies worldwide, including financial data and company reports. Public and Private companies.  This resource is only available using Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9. It is NOT WORKING with IE 10.
    Value Line  - about
    Provides information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy.
    Value Line Historical Reports   - about
    Provides information on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries; data available back to 1997.  Even older reports are available in print, stored in the ALF.  Use IUCAT to search for and request print volumes.
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    International Companies
    Amadeus    - about
    Detailed information on over 5 million public and private companies in 34 European countries.
    Business & Company Resource Center    - about
    Global business information including competitive intelligence, career and investment opportunities, business rankings, and company histories.
    CorporateAffiliations.com   - about help
    Corporate linkage information on nearly 200,000 of the most prominent parent companies and their affiliates, subsidiaries and divisions.
    Datamonitor 360
    see MarketLine Advantage
    Factiva     - about help
    General news and business information providing access to over 25,000 sources in 22 languages from 118 countries. Access to detailed reports on thousands of companies is available.
    Hoover's Online   - about help
    Provides company profiles, corporate directory (searchable by company name, industry, ticker symbol, sales, location), market quotes, and business news.
    LexisNexis Academic  - about help
    International. Public and Private Companies. Select "Companies" from the left of the page, then "Company Dossier".  Search by company name or ticker. Find address and phone number, recent stock activity, NAICS and SIC codes, financials, executives, current news, bond ratings and competitor list.
    MarketLine Advantage   - about
    (Previously Datamonitor)  Public and Private Companies.  Search by company name.  Profile will include address and phone number, key executives and biographies, analysis, latest news, competitors list, rankings and financial deals.
    Mergent Online  - about help
    International. Public and Private Companies. Financial data and customizable reports.
    Thomson ONE   - about
    Provides a collection of company information on more than 70,000 companies worldwide, including financial data and company reports. Public and Private companies.  This resource is only available using Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9. It is NOT WORKING with IE 10.
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    Financial Ratios
    Business & Company Resource Center    - about
    Search for company by name. Click on the "Financials" tab, then "Ratios".
    Factiva    - about help
    Click on the "Companies/Markets" tab; select "Company" from near the top of the page. Search for company by name or ticker. Select "Financial Results", then in the Statement Type box select "Key Ratios".
    LexisNexis Academic   - about help
    Select "Companies" from the left of the page, then "Company Dossier". Search for company, and from the company snapshot screen select "Financial Information" from the left. Scroll down to ratios.
    Mergent Online   - about help
    Search for company. Select "Company Financials" tab, then the sub-heading "Ratios".
    Thomson ONE    - about
    Search for company. See "Fundamentals" - "Financial Reports" - "Ratios". This resource is only available using Internet Explorer 7, 8, and 9. It is NOT WORKING with IE 10.
    Value Line  - about
    Provides information and advice on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries, the stock market, and the economy.
    Value Line Historical Reports   - about
    Provides information on approximately 1,700 stocks, more than 90 industries; data available back to 1997.  Even older reports are available in print, stored in the ALF.  Use IUCAT to search for and request print volumes.
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    last updated: 8/26/2013