12.13 Exploring place to work
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.
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
Check the company's website for information.
Google Finance: Great resource for financial information as well as company news.