Finding Company Information
Many companies have web pages that include job listings, company information and contact people. To find these web pages you may need to use the exact corporate name or Ticker when searching. To find a corporate name or Ticker use a directory like
Standard & Poor's register of corporations, directors and executives Ref HG4057.A4
Includes address, phone, web address, main executive officers, sales, number of employees, products or business, NAICS, and for some listings - stock exchange and ticker.
Hoover's Online see also LexisNexis for Hoover's profiles
Edgar SEC filings, Annual reports
ValueLine Investment Surveys - Ref HG4501 .V26
Yahoo! Finance Company and Fund Index
Fortune 500 Companies list from CNNMoney.com
When you find a corporate web page look for links like employment, jobs, about, contact us and company information. You can also try using Google to locate the about or history pages.
Sample searches for Google:
about or history site:target.com
employment or jobs site:target.com
"vice president of *" site:target.com
To find additional company and industry information - news stories, financial data, SWOT analysis, international/global issues... try one of these databases
Business Source Premier: BSI
Company profiles for over 7,400 businesses, mostly public companies.
Datamonitor reports with some SWOT analysis and NAICS searching
Company profiles, NAICS, SEC filings, Edgar financial data, annual & quarterly reports.
Locate companies in Moorhead, MN
Compare companies click on Dossier Compare companies
News: newspapers regional, national & world, television transcripts and more.
Legal: laws, statutes and pending litigation that may effect your company.
Progressive Media – Company Profiles: Identifies key information for publically listed organizations including SWOT analysis, business operations, company history, major products and services, prospects, key employees, financial ratios, locations, and subsidiaries. Available from LexisNexis.
See also: Doing Company Research - guides created by the Library of Congress
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