English 205/Love: 12.13 Exploring place to work

12.13 Exploring place to work

 

Company information

Hoover's Company Profiles: Company information for public and private companies.

Mergent Online: Here's a short video on finding out when a company was founded. Pay attention to the additional links on the page for other relevant information, such as P/E and current stock prices. This database also contains current news about the company.

 

Date company founded/incorporated in Mergent Online

S&P NetAdvantage: Here's a short video on finding a company's stock report. Pay attention to the additional links on the page for other relevant information, such as P/E and current stock prices. This database also contains current news about the company.

Stock reports in S&P NetAdvantage

 

Articles about company

Factiva: Choose COMPANIES/MARKETS at the top. Then choose COMPANIES.

LexisNexis Academic: Choose COMPANIES in the blue bar on the left. Then choose COMPANY DOSSIER. Enter your company's name.

ProQuest Newsstand: Choose BUSINESS on the right-hand side. Then enter the company's name in the search box. Limit underneath. For example, next to SOURCE TYPE, Choose REPORTS. Explore the other boxes for more options and then search.

ABI/Inform Complete

Searching for business articles in ABI/INFORM Complete

 

Marketing Plan, employee size, products

Check the company's website for this information. You can also look at a company's SWOT analysis. Here are two videos on finding a SWOT analysis in our databases:

 

SWOT analysis in LexisNexis Academic

 

SWOT analysis in Business Source Elite

 

Websites

Check the company's website for information.

Google Finance: Great resource for financial information as well as company news.