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This guide will help you compile a company or industry profile, including locating SEC financial materials and demographic information.

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Using this guide

This guide will help you compile a company or industry profile, including locating SEC finanical materials and demographic information.

For general business resources, please see Drexel University Libraries' Business Research Guide.

 

Guide originally created by: Stephanie Huffnagle

Getting Started

The easiest way to locate company information is by a ticker symbol.  A ticker symbol is an abbreviation used to identify a particular company that is traded on a public stock exchange.

Examples of ticker symbols include:

  • AAPL - Apple
  • GOOG - Google
  • KO - Coca-Cola Company
  • MMM - 3M
  • TGT - Target Corp.

Locating Ticker Symbols

You can find a company's ticker symbol by using one of the websites below.  Just start typing the company's name into the main search box and it will usually appear in a dropdown menu.

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