BUS 1011: How to "Shadow-A-Company"

Start your research with a company profile. Learn about company performance, history, management, shareholders, markets and more with one of these databases.

Business Insights Global

One of the best places to start your company research. It is easy to use. Enter the company name or ticker.in the search box (at the top right) to find a company profile.

Company profiles will include company histories, rankings & market share data, and news.

Find industry essays and reports under the "Industries" tab.

Mergent Online


Search by company name or ticker.

Content includes: basic company summary, list of competitors, executive profiles, and ownership.

In-depth financials: Balance sheet & income statements, earnings estimates, financial ratios, stock prices, annual reports & SEC filings.

Includes a business summary with more details through the links for "Business" or for "Business Segments".

Value Line Research

Use Value Line for a one page financial profile of a public company.

The report includes a business description, business history, analysis of current performance along with financial data (current, historical and projections).