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Finding information on public companies is relatively easy. There are many sources, both print and online, that will provide comprehensive information on almost all public companies. The databases below are subscribed to by Westchester Community College Library and provide a starting point for company research.
Business Insights Essentials
This database is a good starting place for researching companies. It contains brief company profiles, brand information, rankings, investment reports, company histories, chronologies and periodical articles.
Business Source Premier
Select the "Company Profiles" link on top bar for the complete Datamonitor report for your company.
Hoover's Online provides comprehensive company profiles. Click on "Full Overview".
Annual reports feature the CEO's Letter to the Shareholders. They often include financial highlights, management biographies, product profiles, information on corporate philanthrophy and community programs, and career opportunities. Annual reports often look like marketing brochures with many graphs, charts and photos.
- Check the INVESTOR RELATIONS pages of the company's website for the annual report or use: