This guide includes inventories identifying corporate annual reports available for use at the Library of Congress as well as additional subscription databases and other sources for corporate annual reports.
Over 800 companies' annual reports available through searchable pdf images. The collection includes digital reproductions of over 1.3 million pages found in more than 43,000 reports. Key data (financial, Fortune 500 ranking, industry classification, key people, geographic location, auditor, and related companies) are indexed in the citation and can be searched. Reports can be browsed by company name, industry or date.
Location: Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)
This sophisticated database provides detailed financial data (but no text) on thousands of companies throughout the world whose stock is traded publicly.
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Investext, now available through Mergent Online, provides the full text of stock brokerage reports on individual companies and on industries. A short video that explains how to find company and industry research reports on Investext can be found here.
Provides both summary and individual analyst forecasts of company earnings, cash flows, and other important financial items, as well as buy-sell-hold recommendations. Users must create a WRDS account. See Wharton Research Data Services for more information.
Type the name of the company in the top box and change the box to the right to Company Entity. Type marketline in the second box and change the box to the right to all text. Type swot in the third box and change the box to the right to subject terms. The default setting is to sort by relevance but this can be changed to date newest or date oldest.
Available via Nexis Uni, this provides qualitative equity research reports for over 1,100 U.S. and Canadian publicly traded companies. Once in Nexis Uni, type Zacks Equity.Research in the search box, indicate in the date box what time period you wish to search, and click the red search button on the right.