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Company Research

This guide is a collection of resources that will help you with your company research. You can look for ready made profiles or you can compile information from a variety of sources to get a clear picture of your potential competitors, clients or partners.

Key resources for analyst reports

Analyst reports can be found in the following databases in our library collection. Below you will also find some strategies you can use to easily find them in our databases. 

  • icon of a building Users listed next to this icon have access on campus. (This will often say ALL indicating all users have access on campus. There are a few exceptions.) 
  • icon of a house Users listed next to this icon have access off campus.

Gale Business: Insights

Search tips:

  • From Browse go to Investment reports; do a ticker or name search to get to the company profile, then Investment reports. 

Mergent Online

Search tips:

  • Search by company ticker or name, then click Company Reports and select "Equity Reports".
  • Another option is to start from the Report Viewer tab (last tab on the right), then click on Equity Reports, then do a search by company ticker.

  • Alternatively, the Independent Research tab will lead you to the same equity reports.

Nexis Uni

Search tips:

  • Company dossier under Menu – search by name – choose Investment research from the left menu – Analyst reports

Value Line

Search tips:

  • To get company equity reports, start by doing a company search by ticker or name in the Quote box at the top of the page. Once on their page, scroll down to the bottom of the page and locate the Value Line PDF reports box. From there you can choose company or industry.
  • Selection and opinion reports from the Value Line Investment Survey series can also be found that way; an easier option is to access them directly from the Quick links box on the home page.