Company Research

Best Sources for Company Profiles

These are the best library resources for retrieving a company profile and comprehensive company information.

Business Insights: Essentials

Search Tip: Search by company name, ticker symbol, industry or NAICS code. A current company profile will be retrieved (if you search by NAICS you will get a list of companies ranked by revenue). Use the links on the right side of the screen to also view related content and topics, including investment reports, SWOT reports, company chronologies, rankings, articles about the company/industry, etc.

Business Source Complete

Search Tip: Click on [Company Profiles]. Enter the company name in the search box and click [Browse]. Locate your company in the list and click on [MarketLine Report]. Reports contain a SWOT analysis (for most public companies).

Business Market Research Collection

Nexis Uni

Search Tip: Retrieve a Company Dossier. On the main screen, click on [Get Company Info] box to search using the company's name or ticker symbol.

Search Tip: To compile a list of companies based on a variety of criteria (NAICS code, size, geography, etc.) click on [Get Company Info], then click on the "Company Dossier" link and choose "Create a Company List".

Standard & Poor's Net Advantage

Search Tip: Click on [Companies]. Search using the company's name or ticker symbol. A profile will be retrieved. Use the links on the left side of your screen to explore more S&P information (Stock Reports, Corporation Records, etc.)

PrivCo

Best Sources for Finding Companies by Industry, Location, & More

These databases are the best sources for generating lists of companies using detailed search criteria, such as industry (NAICS or SIC Code), number of employees, sales, location (country, state, city, zip code), company status (public or private), and more.

ReferenceUSA

Business Insights: Essentials

Search Tip: Search by company name, ticker symbol, industry or NAICS code. A current company profile will be retrieved (if you search by NAICS you will get a list of companies ranked by revenue). Use the links on the right side of the screen to also view related content and topics, including investment reports, SWOT reports, company chronologies, rankings, articles about the company/industry, etc.

 

Nexis Uni

Search Tip: Retrieve a Company Dossier. On the main screen, click on [Get Company Info] box to search using the company's name or ticker symbol.

Search Tip: To compile a list of companies based on a variety of criteria (NAICS code, size, geography, etc.) click on [Get Company Info], then click on the "Company Dossier" link and choose "Create a Company List".

PrivCo

Search Tip: This database includes many smaller and private companies. ReferenceUSA searches U.S. companies. Several unique custom search options are available in the database.

 

Thomas G. Carpenter Library

1 UNF Drive

Jacksonville, FL 32224

Phone: 904-620-2615

Text: 904-507-4122

ask@unf.libanswers.com

View Map

Library Vision

The Carpenter Library aspires to be the intellectual center of its community, to foster innovations that lead to the discovery of knowledge, and to further the research and scholarly endeavors of its users.

Contact  |  Emergency  |   Privacy  |   Regulations  |   Consumer Information  |   Disability Accommodations  |  Diversity |  Jobs at UNF

If you are experiencing difficulty accessing information on the site due to a disability, visit our website accessibility page.

title
Loading...